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Apr 27, 2016
Image of a Michigan Design Center article on Mary Fisher Artist and Activist

Michigan Design Center

She’s a shade under 5 feet tall, but Mary Fisher is a titan when standing up to injustice and intolerance. The daughter of metro Detroit philanthropists Max and Marjorie Fisher, she attracted international notice when she spoke at the 1992 Republican Convention in Houston, where she acknowledged she was HIV positive and pleaded with her party to be more compassionate toward those suffering from AIDS.

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Apr 04, 2016
Artist Mary Fisher Daily News article Musical evening: Palm Beacher to keynote Opera Fusion fundraiser

Palm Beach Daily News

Author, activist and former Palm Beacher Mary Fisher will be the keynote speaker at 6:30 p.m. today at Opera Under the Stars, a fundraiser for Opera Fusion at Hampton Green Farm in Wellington. Equestrians Kimberly and Frederic Boyer are hosting the event, which will include selections from the opera company’s upcoming production of Not in My Town The drama is based on the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay Wyoming college student.

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Mar 13, 2016
Artist Mary Fisher Times Leader Activist Mary Fisher will deliver Allan P. Kirby Lecture at Wilkes University on March 16

Times Leader

The idea for the project came from Mary Fisher, an activist, author and artist who will speak on “Freeing the Entrepreneur for the Global Good” at the Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

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Jan 18, 2016
Artist Mary Fisher P&D Home Fashions article Mary Fisher Groundworks

P&D Home Fashions

P&D Window Fashions is pleased to include in our collection of gorgeous designer textiles, the Mary Fisher for Lee Jofa – Groundworks Collection. Inspired by nature, visual artist Mary Fisher has designed fabrics so natural, you can almost feel, taste and smell the soil, tree bark, stone, mountain air, or running water that inspired them.

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Jan 08, 2016
Artist Mary Fisher The Editor at Large Artist-activist Mary Fisher debuts fabric-trimming collection

The Editor at Large

Kravet’s Groundworks fabrics line has debuted a collection inspired by Mary Fisher’s visual artistry and HIV/AIDS activism. Fisher, known for her 1992 Republican National Convention speech in which she advocated for HIV/AIDS patients, including herself, is also the recipient of five honorary doctorates and author of six books, including her best-selling memoir, Messenger.

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