Press, Shows + Stuff

Multi-million Dollar Companies Keep Stealing This Woman's Art (CJAD 800 AM Radio)

A Disruptive Conversation with Shannon Downey (Disruptive Conversations Podcast)

Inside the World of "Craftivism", The DIY Protest Art Fueling Knitting Circles Everywhere ( Creativity & Arts Award Winner: Voice of Today - Shannon Downey

Shannon Downey on Art, Activism, Craftivism, and Other Feats (Windy City Times)

Craftivist Shannon Downey Stitches Up A Revolution with Her Art (STATUS magazine)

How Women Are Using Knitting and Needlework As A Form Of Protest (Bust)

Social Art (Exibart - Italy)

"Craftivist" Shannon Downey Reflects on a Year of Angry Cross Stitching" (Chicago Magazine)

Badass Cross Stitch - An Interview (Atlas Magazine)

Why "Good Boys" Need To Stop Getting Away With All The Bad Things They Do (Bust)

Crafting the New Activism (Columbia College)

Professor Stitches Together Activism, Empowerment (Columbia Chronicle)

Why "Me Too" has the Power to Break Open the Culture of Silence (Refinery 29)

Go Forth Podcast / Activism

How That "Boys will be Boys" Embroidery Became The Internet's Response To Harvey Weinstein (Vogue)

Minka Kelly Apologizes for being "Complicit" in Keeping Weinstein Rumors Quiet (Refinery29)

Sarah Hyland Just Shared The Most Incredible Needlepoint message, and We Need It On Our Wall Like Yesterday (HelloGiggles)

How Feminist Cross Stitching Became A Tool Of The Resistance (Bustle)

Trump Has Awakened An American "Craftivism" Movement That's Been Dormant Since The 1980's AIDS Quilt (Quartz) 

Close Knit Podcast: Subversive Embroidery, Craftivism and Processing Through Stitching

Shannon Downey FTW, Subversive Cross Stitch Blog

The Lisa D Show - Craftivism, Protest Signs + Rage Stitching

George Takei, Facebook Post (filing this under "stuff" that made my heart soar!)

America Finally Has A New "Hope" Poster (Fast Company)

Awesome Women's March Protest Posters to Inspire Your Own (Elle)

61 of the Greatest Signs From Women's Marches Around the Country (Buzzfeed)

The Best  Protest Signs from the Inauguration of Donald Trump (Slate)

Required Reading: Women's March Posters (Hyperallergic)

15 Ways to Craft Yourself Into Oblivion After the Dumpster Fire That Was 2016

Frustrated? Here's Why You Should Be Making "Protest Embroidery" (The Poke)

Community Craftivism to #EndGunViolence 

Columbia College: Faculty Spotlight

Design Feast: Pride, Work and the Necessity of Side Projects

Woman Made Gallery: Feminism (n) Plural // Curated Group Show

Notorious RGB: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Moore College of Art + Design // Activism Through Stitching 

Danish Broadcasting Corporation Evening News Segment: Political Cross Stitching // #EndGunViolence

PechaKucha 20x20 // Digital Analog Balance