Resumé

EXHIBITIONS:

2017
Nov. 2-Dec. 9: Elegant Threads, Wearable Art & Surface Design, A Fusion of Fashion and Art;
Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta, Fl
A Patchwork History:Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibition
, Elliot Museum, Stuart, Florida
SAQA Florida “Growth”,
Dunedin Art Center, Dunedin, Florida
SAQA Florida “Stitched”
Cultural Courthouse, Stuart, Florida

2016  

Mancuso Pacific International/Wearable Art – “Jacket of Inspiration”    
Mancuso Mid-Atlantic Quilt/Wearable Art-  Jacket of Inspiration 
SAQA Florida: The Quilt as Art, 
Peabody Auditorium, Daytona, Fl;  Quilt: “Sunshine State of Mind ll”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

2015:

SAQA’s Southern Accents and Southern Highlights, Juried by Sandra Sider. Quilt: “Sunshine State of Mind”, and Invitational quilt: “Sunshine State of Mind ll”Ruth Funk Center for the Textile Arts, Melbourne, Florida;
Treasure Coast Modern Quilt Guild Exhibit, January, Vero Beach, Florida
Mancusco’s World Quilt Show-Florida Vl,  West Palm Beach, Florida; Judges Choice Award

2014:

Florida in Fabric ll, Wish You Were Here, at the Ruth Funk Textile Museum, Melbourne, Fl. Juror: Martha Sielman, Executive Director of Studio Art Quilt Associates

2013:

Florida Craftsmen’s Gallery,  St. Petersberg, FL, “PLAY: Toys & Games: Title: Shark Challenge in Paradise: A Checker Game;
SAQA DEUX Exhibit, International Quilt Festival/Chicago, and European tour;
Art By the Sea, Vero Beach Art Club:  
Title: Morning Dreams,  Award of Merit

2012:

SAQA in Florida Exhibit at Peabody Auditorium, Daytona, Fl Nov-Dec., Juried by Maya Schonenberger;
Florida Craftsmen’s Annual Member’s Show:  Made in Florida, Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta, FL

2011:

Art By the Sea, Vero Beach Art Club, Vero Beach Museum of Art, FL; Unfinished Business ll , Award of Merit -Mixed Media
Quilts=Art=Quilts, at The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York; Quilt: Sunshine Memories ll

2010:

A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery, Fort Pierce, FL, Annual Juried Show: Best of the Best 2010 Unfinished Business ll, Award of Merit
International Quilt Market and Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas; Special Exhibit from book: 500 Art Quilts:  A New Day: Sunshine Dreams and Memories.

2009 and previous years:

Mancusco World of Quilts: West Palm Beach, FL; 2009
Threadlines MSU Art & Design Gallery, Juried by Jason Pollen, Springfield, MO 2008
South Carolina State Museum, “Piecing A Quilt of Life”; 2002
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY; 2002; 1986
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas; 1997
Museums of Stony Brook, “Innovative Traditions”, Stony Brook, NY; 1996
Quilters Heritage Celebration, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; 1997; 1991
East Coast Quilters Alliance, Westford, Massachusetts; 1990
American Quilters Society, Paducah, Kentucky; 1985, 1987

GROUP EXHIBITS:

Vero Beach Administration Building; Jan-April 28 2011
Indian River County Court House, Vero Beach, Florida; Cultural Council of Indian River County, FL, 2008
Mancusco Quilt Exhibits: Santa Clara, CA; New Jersey; Williamsburg, VA; Fort Washington, PA; Myrtle Beach, SC; Michigan; North Carolina; New Hampshire; West Palm Beach; 2002-2010.
Nassau County Museum of Art-Hewlett-Woodmere Library Gallery, NY; 2004
Islip Art Museum Store, Islip, NY; 2001
NY Quilts, Troy, NY; 2001
Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford, CA; 2000
Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, Vermont, 2000
Mills Pond House, Smithtown Arts Council, St James, NY, 1999
Shelter Rock Art Gallery, Manhasset, NY, 1998

PUBLICATIONS my work is in:

Art Quilt Collector Magazine 2015; www.saqa.com
Sew Somerset Magazine, Summer 2012;
Stampington & Co.
Art Quilting Studio Magazine, Winter 2011-12; Stampington & Co.
101 Patchwork Projects + Quilts by Interweave Press
500 Art Quilts, by Lark Publishers, 2010; Quilt: “It’s A New Day; Sunshine Dreams and Memories”
Quilting Arts Magazine Special Issue: International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, 2009, “Table Talk”
Fiberarts DESIGNBOOK SIX
American Quilter,Spring 2003
Southern Living Magazine, April 2002
Distinction-Elegant Living on LI, March 2002
Newsday LI Life, March 10, 2002
South Carolina State Museum Images, Spring 2002
Quilt Almanac Magazine 1998

AWARDS:

2016: Judges Choice Award: Mancuso Mid-Atlantic/Wearable Art Show  “Jacket of Inspiration”                                                                                                                                                          2015 – Judges Choice Award: Mancuso World Quilt Show-Florida Vl, West Palm Beach, FL
2013 – Award of Merit: “Morning Dreams”, Vero Beach Art Club “Art By the Sea”
2011 – Award of Merit-Mixed Media: “Unfinished Business ll”, Vero Beach Art Club “Art By the Sea”
2010 – Award of Merit-Mixed Media: “Unfinished Business ll” ; A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery
2008 – 1st & 2nd Place at Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Guild, Vero Beach, FL
2002 – Quilt: “Hold that Thought”: Signature Piece for Exhibit: “Piecing A Quilt of Life”, South Carolina State Museum
2002 – 1st Place- Surface Design; Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, NY
1996 – 1st Place Innovative; Long Island Quilt Society, LI, NY
1986 – 1st & 3rd Place – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, NY

AFFILIATIONS:

Juried Artist Member: Studio Art Quilt Associates
Seams Unique Fiber Artists

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

Florida Craftsmen Gallery, 2011-14; St. Petersberg, FL;
Timothy’s Gallery – 1990-1997; Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida

TEACHING
Art More Place, Melbourne, FL

PRESENTATIONS:

February 7, 2014, Presenter at Pechakucha/Orlando: Title “Color Makes Me Sing; http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/orlando
Vero Beach Art Club, March 2013: “The Art of the Contemporary Quilt”: a presentation about quilts made as Art, the development of the Art Quilt Movement, my inspirations, with a trunk show of my art quilts.

EDUCATION:

BFA in Graphic Design 1969 – University of Georgia;
AAS. in Apparel Design- 1966 – Fashion Institute of Technology, NY