Selected Resume

Selected Exhibits and Shows

2016    Artist-in-Residence; Nantucket School of Art & Design; Summer 2016.

2016   Visioning Human Rights in the New Millennium; Curated by Dr.  Carolyn Mazloomi, NEA National Heritage Fellow; focus United Nations Declaration  of Human  Rights.

 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

2015  Two by Twenty; Studio Art Quilt Associates; Maastricht, Netherlands

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; March 2013.

2012 Artist-in-Residence Exhibit; Mendocino Art Center; Mendocino, California.

2012 Journey of Hope in America: Quilts Inspired by President Barack ObamaDuSable Museum of African American History; Chicago, Illinois

2012 Fresh: Oddfellows Gallery; Mendocino, California; February 2012.

2012 Front cover of Art Quilting Studio, Winter 2012Stampington Press; Los Angeles; Winter 2012.

2011 “Are We Losing the War Against Violence in Our Schools?” Art Quilts Year XVI: Something to SayChandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, Arizona.

2011 “Echo Squares;” Sense of Adventure Exhibit, sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates; International Quilt Festival; Houston, Texas; Fall 2011.

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 Orthopaedic Advancements, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois.

2010 The Artist as Quiltmaker XIV;  Reclamation Red; Firelands Association for the Visual Arts; May 16-July 31, 2010; 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; March 2010.

2009-10 And Then There Was Hope:  Barak Obama QuiltJapan 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; August 2009.

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 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.

Commissions and Public Collections

Private collections

Braunschweig, Germany
Burlington, Vermont
Calgary, Canada
Champaign, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Dallas, Texas
Denver, Colorado
East Dundee, Illinois
Evanston, IL
Iowa City, Iowa
Los Angeles, California
Long Island, New York
Mendocino, California
Miami, Florida
Morrison, Illinois
Mount Lofty Range, South Australia
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Napa Valley, California
New York City, New York
Paris, France
Peine, Germany
San Francisco, California
Santa Rosa, California
Sebastopol, California
Shalimar, Florida
Temuco, Chile
Thailand
Urbana, Illinois
Washington, D.C.

Public collections

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
Pride Chiropractic Clinic; Champaign, Illinois
St. Paul Trinity Church, New York City, New York
Trover Baptist Health, Madisonville, Kentucky
Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, Champaign, Illinois
Urbana High School, Urbana, Illinois
Wells & Wells Construction, Champaign, Illinois

Selected Publications

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