June 14, 2014

Published: Jun. 23, 2014 at 2:16 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2014 at 2:16 PM EDT
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DyeSigns By Pamela, Inc.

DyeSigns By Pamela, Inc. has become quite the buzz these days. At the helm of this Louisville, Kentucky based business is distinguished Artist, DyeSigner, and CEO, Pamela Mattei. Known for her eye-catching sense of color, hand dyed silk scarves, big dreams and unrelenting determination, Pamela has transformed her small business into a national and international brand. A juried artist with the Kentucky Arts Council's Kentucky Crafted program, DyeSigns By Pamela's silk scarves are hand dyed a spectrum of rich, luscious colors sure to complement any wardrobe.

Pamela first started selling her work at many local Louisville and Kentucky galleries. Over the years DyeSigns By Pamela, Inc. experienced exponential growth. Pamela has exhibited at a number of retail and wholesale shows including Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the Saint James Court Art Show, the Buyers Market of American Craft and the American Craft Retailers Expo. Today her artwork can be found in over 150 galleries, museum gift shops, boutiques, and specialty shops throughout the nation.

DyeSigns By Pamela, Inc.

Pamela Mattei, President

(502) 244-9339


Find DyeSigns By Pamela, Inc. locally:

Gallery Janjobe, Louisville

Straight From the Heart, Shelbyville

True Kentucky, Glendale

Completely Kentucky, Frankfort

Old Friends Farm and Lock and Key Cafe, Georgetown

Shoppes at Otter Creek, Brandenburg

My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown

Taste of Frankfort Avenue

22nd Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue

Sunday, June 22nd


Clifton Center

Over 20 restaurants, cash bar, raffles

$45 or $75 for a Patron ticket

Patron includes parking, 2 drink tickets, chance to win season pass

CliftonCenter.org or call (502) 896-8480

The Clifton Center, located at 2117 Payne Street, will once again host its largest fundraiser that showcases all the fantastic eateries in the neighborhood. The 22nd Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue will be held on Sunday, June 22nd from 5:00pm-8:00pm, and will feature food tastings from more than 20 of Frankfort Avenue's finest restaurants, a cash bar, a raffle and live music. To learn more about the volunteer opportunities, visit www.cliftoncenter.org.

Participating restaurants include Porcini, Varanese, Bistro 1860, Volare, Bourbon's Bistro, North End Café, Irish Rover, Gary's on Spring, Silver Dollar, Coal's Artisan Pizza, Caffe Classico, Four Sisters, DiFabio's Casapela, Nancy's Bagels, Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen, Crave Café, Boombozz Pizza, the Comfy Cow, Vint, and Heine Brothers' Coffee.

The 2014 Taste of Frankfort Avenue is sponsored by MINI of Louisville, Brown-Forman, D.D. Williamson, Blue Moon, CSX, Sysco, Louisville Water Company, Murphy-Goode Winery, Creation Gardens, Universal Linens, Ballou's Rentals, CBS Outdoors, Louisville Magazine, Carmichael's Bookstore, WFPK, Louisville Metro Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh, and LEO Weekly. The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, also provides operating support to the Clifton Center with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage

Images of Peace and Equality by Bob Wilder

The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage

1701 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard

On exhibit until June 30

Monday through Friday


(502) 583-4100 or visit kcaah.org

The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, proudly presents Images of Peace and Equality by Bob Wilder. The exhibition opens on February 3, 2014 and will continue until June 30.

Bob Wilder, a native of Richmond, Virginia, joined the Air Force as an illustrator, then following an honorable discharge went on to graduate from Penn State University with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree. While attending Penn State Wilder earned his black belt in World Tang Soo Do and became an Ordained Minister with the Unity Christian Ministry in State College by Pastor, Dr. Lloyd. With over 8 years at the university, Wilder was given a top secret position as an illustrator at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas. He has a BFA Degree from Penn State University, with over 40 years of teaching art and exhibiting throughout America.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM. For groups of 10 or more, please call 502-583-4100.

This exhibition is sponsored by The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage and is free and open to the public.

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