I just recieved this from Quilts Inc. Thought you might be interested. What do you think?
Artist taught thousands to quilt through her TV show
Alex Anderson named recipient
of the 2008 Silver Star Award
HOUSTON—February 20, 2008—International Quilt Festival announced today that the recipient of the 2008 Silver Star Award is Alex Anderson of Livermore, California. The award is given annually to living persons who have made a lasting and positive impact on the field of quilting and textile art over their careers.
An artist, author, teacher, and multi-media host, Anderson was chosen for many reasons, including her stint hosting nearly 500 episodes of the national TV series “Simply Quilts.” The show was integral in introducing and promoting the artform to a large audience