Artist Resume

Solo and Small Group Exhibitions

2019

  • Little Elegies, The Mourning Project, (the first exhibition of this community art project to collect 23,000 pairs of handmade baby booties to draw attention to the problem of infant mortality in the U.S.), YWCA of Southern Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
  • The Weight of Water I,  American Civil Liberties Union, Arizona Chapter’s ‘In This Together’ travelling exhibition.

2017

2015

2013

2012

2011

  • Flux Gallery, 2960 N. Swan Rd., Suite 136, Tucson, AZ.  July 2011 through February 2012.
  • Presented by the Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Pioneer Building exhibition, with artists Peter Kresan and Quetzally Coronado.  April 2011-June 2011.
  • Presented by Mesch, Clark, & Rothschild and the Tucson-Pima Arts Council with artists Carol Ann, Michael Stoklos, and Chris Hutter.  January 2011-May 2011.

Major Awards

2017

  • Haiku II, Honorable Mention, Studio Art Quilt Associates Regional Exhibition, ‘Exposures.’

2010

  • Homage, Handiquilter Longarm Workmanship Award/Wall Quilt, American Quilters Society, Paducah, KY.
  • My Mother is a Fish, Honorable Mention, Form Not Function Exhibition, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, NY.
  • My Wish for You, Alice Wilder, quiltmaker, Exemplary Machine Quilting Professional, Tucson Quilters’ Guild, Tucson, AZ.

2009

  • Holyrood Abbey II, Award of Excellence, Tubac Art Center Amadeus exhibition, Tubac, AZ.
  • Homage, First Place, ‘Other’ Category, Tucson Quilters’ Guild, Honorable Mention, ‘Innovative Custom’ Category, Home Machine Quilters Showcase, UT.

2008

  • Circlesss II, First Place Art Quilt, Arizona Quilters’ Guild, Phoenix, AZ.
  • It’s All About the Quilting, Exemplary Machine Quilting Professional, Tucson Quilters’ Guild, Tucson, AZ/
  • Circlesss II, Judge’s Choice, Tucson Quilters’ Guild, Tucson, AZ.

Juried Exhibitions

2017 

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • Square Peg V, Etherton Gallery at the Temple of Music and Art, Red, Tucson, AZ.
  • Almost Symmetrical, Art Quilts XVI:  Something to Say, Chandler, AZ.

2010

2009

  • Homage, World Quilt Show – New England, Manchester, NH.
  • Holyrood Abbey II, Tubac Art Center Amadeus show, Tubac, AZ.
  • Circlesss III, Tubac Art Center’s Amadeus show, Tubac, AZ.
  • Waterways:  Autumn at Tobermory, Tubac Art Center’s Amadeus show. Tubac, AZ.
  • Waterways:  Primarily Samaras, Studio Art Quilt Associates traveling exhibit, Points of View.
  • Circlesss II:  Boundless, Tubac Art Center Arizona Edges show, Tubac, AZ.

2008

  • Waterways: Primarily Samaras, Quilts=Art=Quilts exhibition, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY.

2007

  • My Mother is a Fish, Quilts=Art=Quilts exhibition, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY.

Publications

2015

  • Studio Art Quilt Associates Portfolio 23, October, 2015

2014

2013

  • “Art Critique Challenges, Encourages SAQA Members,” SAQA Journal, Studio Art Quilt Associates, CT, 2013.
  • Studio Art Quilt Associates Portfolio 21, October 2013.

2011

2010

2009

  • Machine Quilting Unlimited, November 2009.
  • Portfolio 16, Studio Art Quilt Associates, October 2009.

2008

  • Design Explorations for the Creative Quilter, Katie Pasquini Masopust, C&T Publishing, Lafayette, CA.

2007

  • Blended Quilt Backgrounds, Jean Biddick, American Quilters Society, Paducah, KY.
  • Rose of Sharon–New Quilts from an Old Favorite, American Quilters Society, Paducah, KY.
  • Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Open Studio Tour Calendar, Tucson, AZ.

Workshops and Lectures

2017

  • Studio Art Quilt Associates Annual Conference, How to Build a Quilt Bomb Lightening Round, Lincoln, NE.
  • Wild and Wonderful 3-D Quilts class and Confessions of a Subversive Stitcher Lecture Agave Quilters, Sun Lakes, AZ.
  • Confessions of a Subversive Stitcher, San Jose Quilt and Textile Museum, San Jose, CA.

2015

  • IQA Quilt Market Houston, Schoolhouse demonstrations.
  • IQA Chicago, 3-D quilting demonstrations.
  • Shibori Salon Series, El Sol Quilting Studio, Tucson, AZ.
  • Longarm and machine quilting classes, Arizona Vac and Sew, Tucson, AZ 2013 through 2015.

2013

  • Colour My Fabric:  Paintstiks, Green Valley Quilters Guild, AZ.  November 2013.
  • Longarm and machine quilting classes, Arizona Vac and Sew, Tucson, AZ 2013 through 2015.

2012

  • Colour My Fabric:  Paintstiks, The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ.  March 3, 2012.
  • Colour My Fabric:  Paintstiks, Sun City Vistoso, Tucson, AZ.  March 2012.

2011

2009

  • Beauty is Only Skin Deep, surface design techniques demonstration, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Longbeach, CA.
  • Beauty is Only Skin Deep, surface design techniques demonstration, Tucson Quilters’ Guild, Quilt  Fiesta, Tucson, AZ.
  • Longarm quilting classess, Bernina Sewing Center, Tucson, AZ.

Memberships

 Education

  • Art Cloth Mastery Class, Jane Dunnewold, instructor, San Antonio, TX, 2011-2013.
  • MPA, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1994.
  • BA, English, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1984.