Artebella Daily Featured Artist July 23, 2014

Artebella-order online“Artebella Delivers Louisville Art and Inspiration to your Inbox Daily.

Created by the Louisville Visual Art Asociation, Artebella is a website and daily email that features the work of a different Louisville-area artist for sale each weekday.”


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 The Crafts Report July 2014

2014-July-TCR-CoverHere is my feature in the July 2014 issue of The Crafts Report magazine in the article “Focus: ‘Christmas in July’ Wish List”.   Check it out for another sneak peek at my new collection.


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 As Seen on… Wave Country with Dawne Gee 

2014-June---WAVE-Country-WiCheck out my TV interview on Wave Country with Dawne Gee.



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The Crafts Report May 2014 issue

2014-May-TCR-CoverHere is my feature in the May 2014 issue of The Crafts Report magazine in the article “Focus: Mother’s Day Delights”. Check it out for a sneak peek at my new collection.


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The Crafts Report January 2014 issue


2014-January-TCR-pageI am featured in the January 2014 issue of The Crafts Report magazine in the article “Trends: Glimpses of 2014” with my insight on the Pantone Fashion Forecast colors. For those keeping count, that brings my grand total of times being featured in The Crafts Report magazine to 3 issues in just 4 months! Pretty cool!

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The Crafts Report December 2013 issue

2013-December-TCR-cover2013-December-TCR-spreadCheck out my feature in the December 2013 issue of The Crafts Report magazine in the article “Alphabet Soup: The top 26 reasons why 2013 is a year to remember – from Acquisitions to Zibbet”. What a year it was! I was recognized for the letter “F” which represents the “Facebook Cover Competition”.

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The Crafts Report October 2013 issue

Blog_CraftsReportCover_October2013TCR_SpreadIt was quite a journey to become one of two finalists in the nation in the running to #WIN a #PLACE in the cover of a national magazine to #SHOWcase my art. I came in first runner up and am featured in the October issue of The Crafts Report magazine.

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 A World of Color:  Artist’s work gains attention


“For fabric artist Pamela Mattei, art can look more like science. Her workroom is filled with measuring cups, labeled color bottles and a scratch book in which she’s written down the thousand of colors she’s created in the past.”

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Voting for Art: An Artist in the Running

Arts-Bureau“With the rise of the internet and social media, artists can be hooked up with more contests that allows the public to vote on their work in various competitions. Democracy at work in the arts. Maybe.”

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Louisville fabric artist Pamela Mattei needs votes to win national competition

DyesignsByPamela_WebLogo.docx“Pamela Mattei, a Kentucky Crafted fabric artist and a Louisville small business owner, is one of two finalists in a competition to have her artwork featured on the cover of a national magazine called The Crafts Report.”

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 Xavier Magazine Winter 2003 

2003-Xavier-Mag-coverIntrigued by my “Backstage Life”?

“It’s five minutes until the curtain rises for 42nd Street and Pam Mattei hasn’t taken a seat yet. She’s stuck in traffic: backstage traffic that is. The junior fine arts major is busy helping fix last-minute costume and prop problems before the cast makes its way on stage.”


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 Senior has blue ribbons sewn up  

CJ senior year


As a senior in high school, winning blue ribbons for my art work was second nature to me.

The quilt on the left was the catalyst for me wanting to become a fabric artist when I grew up.



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