Selected Exhibits and Shows
2018 Visions Art Museum; Quilts Japan Prize; Connections 2018; San Diego, California
2018 Quilt/Surface Design Symposium; Keynote speaker; Columbus, Ohio
2017 A Feast for the Eyes: Contemporary Quilts; Ohio Craft Museum; Columbus, Ohio
2017 In Death Exhibit; Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts; Cedarburg, Wisconsin
2017 With These Hands; Ross Art Museum; Delaware, Ohio
2017 Pathfinders: New Territories Exhibition; A National Juried Art Exhibit; Southern Utah University; Cedar City, Utah
2017 Artist-in-Residence; Vermont Studio Center; Johnson, Vermont
2017 Curator’s Choice Award; Brooklyn Artists Waterfront Coalition; Recycle 2017 Exhibit; Brooklyn, New York.
2016 Artist-in-Residence; Nantucket School of Art & Design.
2016 Cunningham Children’s Home Festival of Quilts; Keynote speaker; Urbana, Illinois
2016 A Commitment to Peace, Love, and Social Justice: Quilt Tribute to Desmond and Leah Tutu; Michigan State University Museum; opening in Cape Town, Africa
2016 Quilting by the Lake; Keynote speaker; Syracuse, New York
2015 Around the Block: Artists from Around the Block; Giertz Gallery at Parkland College; Champaign, Illinois.
2015 Biennial Quad-State Exhibit; Quincy Art Center; Quincy, Illinois
2014 Art Quilts: Celebrating 25 Years of Quilt Surface Design Symposium; Riffe Gallery; Columbus, Ohio
2014 Boneyard Arts Festival, Museum of the Grand Prairie; Mahomet, Illinois
2014 Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg, South Africa
2013 Artist-in-Residence; Figure One Gallery; University of Illinois; Champaign, IL
2013 Quilt Surface Design Symposium; Ross Art Museum; Delaware, Ohio
2013 44; Evolve the Gallery; Sacramento, California
2012 Artist-in-Residence Exhibit; Mendocino Art Center; Mendocino, California
2012 Fresh: Oddfellows Gallery; Mendocino, California
2012 Front cover of Art Quilting Studio, Winter 2012, Stampington Press; Los Angeles
2011 “Echo Squares;” Sense of Adventure Exhibit, sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates; International Quilt Festival; Houston, Texas
2011 Artist-in-Residence; Mendocino Arts Center; Mendocino, California
2011 Happiness: Quilted Expressions; Riffe Gallery; May-July 2011; Columbus, Ohio
2011 “Witness Trees;” Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopedic Advancements, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
2010 The Artist as Quiltmaker XIV; Reclamation Red; Firelands Association for the Visual Arts; Oberlin, Ohio
2010 Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; International juried art exhibit; Morial Convention Center; New Orleans, Louisiana
2009-10 And Then There Was Hope: Barak Obama Quilt; Japan International Quilt Show; The Journey of Hope in America: Quilts Inspired by Barak Obama; curated by Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi; National Afro-American Museum; selected quilts opening in Yokohama, Japan; USA opening in Wilberforce, Ohio at the National Afro American Museum
2009 Art Design Collaborator for Ty Pennington’s special art project; Extreme Home Makeover, Season 7
2009 QSDS (Quilt Surface/Design Symposium) Faculty Exhibit; Columbus, Ohio.
2009 A ‘Green Theme’; The Works Gallery; Newark, Ohio
2009 Signature Image for the Champaign County Boneyard Arts Festival; Champaign, Illinois
2008 eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of Orthopedics in Art; International juried art exhibit; Moscone West; San Francisco; Chicago Cultural Center; Chicago, Illinois
2008 Commission for Champaign County AIDS quilt; Greater Community Aids Project; Champaign, Illinois
2008 Invitational Art Quilt Exhibit; Ross Art Museum; Ohio Arts Council; Ohio Wesleyan University; Ohio
2007 National Small Art Quilt Works; Main Street Art Gallery; Groton, New York
2006 “A Single Garment of Destiny: Our Common Threads” Commission for Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration; University of Illinois; Champaign, Illinois
2005 “Tuesday’s Child: Does God Have Enough Hands?;” Former Ground Zero Headquarters, Trinity St. Paul’s Chapel; New York City, New York
2004 QUILTED SURFACE II; International Juried Exhibit; Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
2004 Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie; The Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, Indiana
2004 The Art & Soul of Quilting; Anderson Arts Center; Kenosha, Wisconsin
2003 Quilt National International Exhibit; Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, Ohio.
2003 Front cover of April issue of the American Journal of Nursing
2002 Arts in Embassies Program; sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Pakistan
2002 eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of Orthopedics in Art; International juried art exhibit; United Nations Building; New York City, New York
2001 Roots of Racism: Ignorance & Fear; a national juried exhibit; Memphis, Tennessee
2000 Exit/Entrance Exhibit; Studio Art Quilt Associates; New Mexico State Capital Building; Albuquerque, New Mexico
1999 Regional Finalist for Illinois Women Artists of the Millennium; Chicago, Illinois
1997 Hanging By A Thread: Art Quilts on the Edge; Northern Arizona University Art Museum and Galleries; Flagstaff, Arizona
1996 Illinois Arts Grant Recipient; A daffodil quilt “Hope,” designed for the Carle Clinic Oncology Department in Urbana, Illinois; daffodils are the chosen flower of hope by the American Cancer Society; Urbana, Illinois
Brooklyn, New York
Cape San Blas, Florida
East Dundee, Illinois
Estes Park, Colorado
Iowa City, Iowa
Los Angeles, California
Long Island, New York
Mount Lofty Range, South Australia
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Napa Valley, California
New Orleans, Louisiana
New York City, New York
San Francisco, California
San Rafael, California
Santa Rosa, California
University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
Carle Clinic Cancer Center, Champaign, Champaign, Illinois
Mendocino Art Center; Mendocino, California
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Carle Clinic & Hospital, Urbana, Illinois
Circles Boutique, Champaign, Illinois
Good Friends Animal Hospital, Urbana, Illinois
I-Cyt Technology, Champaign, Illinois
Jacobsen Dermatology Clinic, Urbana, Illinois
National African-American Museum, Wilberforce, Ohio
Pride Chiropractic Clinic; Champaign, Illinois
St. Paul Trinity Church, New York City, New York/911 Memorial Museum
Trover Baptist Health, Madisonville, Kentucky
Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, Champaign, Illinois
Urbana High School, Urbana, Illinois
Wells & Wells Construction, Champaign, Illinois
Professional Patchwork; Meine grobe Liebe Braunschweig; Germany; January 2017
Art Quilt Collector; SAQA; Issue No. 5; 2016.Quilting Arts Magazine; SAQA Gallery: Two by Twenty; Aug/Sept 2016.
Eagle Motifs in America; Susan E. Wildemuth; Schiffer Publishing; 2013.
Front cover of Art Quilting Studio, Stampington Press; Los Angeles; Winter 2012.
Contributing Editor; Studio Art Quilt Associates Winter Publication; 2010.
Art Quilts: A Celebration: 400 Stunning Contemporary Designs; Lark Books; 2005.
Prairie Art Gallery Productions: Eastern Illinois University; Charleston, Illinois; 2004.
Quilt National 2003: The Best of Contemporary Quilts; Lark Books; 2003.
The Roots of Racism: Ignorance and Fear: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Quilts; United States Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan; Arts in Embassies Program; 2003.
eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of Orthopedics in Art; Rosemont, Illinois; 2001
Exit/Entrance: An Exhibition of Art Quilts Interpreting Our Departure From One Century and Entry Into Another; Studio Art Quilt Associates; 200.
Contributing Editor; Art/Quilt Magazine; Issue #6; Page 6; 1996