Shannon Downey (@badasscrossstitch) is a fiber artist from Chicago. She has her own website, supplied with embroidery patterns and tutorials. Shannon also teaches bi-lingual fiber art classes at the ElevArte Community Studio. Shannon’s Women’s March embroidery sign went viral, being featured on the Observer’s slideshow, along with 34 other awesome signs.
“I spend absurd amounts of time trying to understand cultural patterns specifically around how people define work, what they consider leisure and how our cultural values and priorities are being shaped by the world and tools we create.”