(photo above by Cheryl Sleboda)
Laurie Russman is a fiber artist who combines her passion for animals and quilting by producing pet portraits through a technique she calls “Pet-Lique.” A frequent teacher at IQF’s Open Studios and the City Quilter in NYC, she has been published in Quilting Arts magazine and The Canadian Quilter. Her art quilts have been juried into special exhibits in Houston, AQS QuiltWeek Paducah and the National Juried Show at Quilt Canada.
She sits on the board of the Quilt Alliance and is an enthusiastic member of SAQA. Laurie lives in NYC and Connecticut with her husband, their two angelic German Shepherds and three mischievous felines.