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In Memorium: Terri Lipman of Lipman Designs

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Terri Lipman of Lipman Designs

Terri Lipman of Lipman Designs



Terri Lipman passed away in February 2016. We honor her memory here by keeping her profile up on the site.


Terri Lipman Death Announcement

Here is a bit of her story:

Terri Lipman, of Lipman Designs, currently resides in Keene, New Hampshire, and has been making various fiber art all her life. Her work has included textile dyeing, painting, painting on canvas and metal. Her college coursework in color theory and design were instrumental to her art career. “Working with my hands keeps me happy”, she says.

“Our home is our castle. Our person is happiness. Bring homeward functional fun, beauty, freedom and clarity. Creativity is stirred by the current palettes of the eyesight. Visual encouragement comes forward: natural plant growth, personal beauty, home, art, writings, etc. My artistic vision is translated from such stimulation”, says Lipman.

Terri Lipman has authored many books and written articles on painting folk art on wood, metal and fiber. Many magazines have published Terri Lipman’s work: GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, HOME MAGAZINE, TRADITIONAL HOME to mention a few. COUNTRY NOTEBOOK, COUNTRY SAMPLER, LANDFALL COLLECTION, SUNDANCE CATALOG AND BALLARD DESIGNS are a few of the catalogs to sell her work. In 1996, Terri was featured with a hand painted glass platter on QVC.

Lipman has exhibited her fiber work at the Cambridge Artist Coop juried wearable art show, Paste Up in Lowell, MA., Monadnock Area Art Association, Walpole Artisan Cooperative and in the member shows of the Sharon Art Center, Fiber Art Center, and the Keene Art Association.

Lipman’s handcrafted works have been collected worldwide: Saudi Arabia, Japan, Canada, Bahrain and more. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was a collector of Lipman’s Christmas ornaments which are now in the collection of the Smithsonian Museum.

Terri is a state juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (having lived in PA for 25 years). In 2002, Terri became a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. She chaired the Pennsylvania Christmas Craft Market for four years, as a member of the PGC. She has been President of the Lancaster Designer –Craftsmen, the founder and President of Keystone Painters of the National Society of Decorative Painters, Chairwoman of Keystone Painters mini convention in 1985. For the National Society of Decorative Painters Terri has served on the Education Committee.

Terri holds memberships in the American Folk Art Museum, Surface Design Association, the Sharon Art Center, and more. In 1986 Terri was honored with a Judges Citation for her excellence in hand painted furniture, during the WITF (PBS) auction in Hershey, PA. For five years she was active with the Business Expo of York County, PA. In 2010, Terri was awarded an artist grant from the NH State Council on the Arts.

As a member of Hannah Grimes Marketplace and MicrocreditNH, Terri has hosted workshops in product and public relation development for small businesses.



Visual encouragement comes forward: personal beauty, home, art, writings, etc. COLOR, TEXTURE AND DESIGN COMING TOGETHER!

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