Monica Ferris; Author Visit - 2011
Minnesota author Monica Ferris gave a presentation on her “Needlework Mystery” series and her fabric arts hobby. She also sold and autographed books. The library did a display of various fabric art pieces from various area fabric artists. Pieces included: quilts, lacework, tatting, crochet, embroidery and cross-stitch.
Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event: April 19, 2011, Fergus Falls Public Library
Partner Organization(s): Several art clubs
Partner Organization(s) Contribution/Role in the Program: contributed to the fabric art display
Program Outputs: 17 people attended
Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, pre-test/post-test, observations;Describe proposed end user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status.
- Introduce the audience to the concept of fabric art;
- increase knowledge of the writing process;
- inspire attendees with the art display.
Surveys indicated that the audience:
- learned more about the craft of writing and how characters and stories are created and more about fabric art through Ferris’s presentation and the art display.