Resume

Solo Exhibitions:

“Japan: Inspiration and Tradition,” Lowell Telecommunications Center, Lowell, Massachusetts. August 1 – 31, 2017

East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Bristol/Warren Art Night, Warren, Rhode Island. August, 2016

East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Bristol/Warren Art Night, Warren, Rhode Island. May 2015

Invitational Exhibitions:

“Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes, Women’s Rights,” curated by Allida Black. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas. September 2022 – April 2023

“International Quilt Invitational,” Brigham City Museum of Art and History, Brigham City, Utah. June 16 – August 31, 2017

Juried Group Exhibitions:

“Flying High,” juried by Karey Bresenhan and Nancy O’Bryant Puentes. Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, Texas. June – September 2020.  Exhibition also displayed at International Quilt Festival/Houston, Houston, Texas. October 2021

“Something Boro’d Something Blue.” The Brush Art Gallery & Studios, Lowell, Massachusetts. August 4-15, 2018

“Interplay: Fiber and Art Quilts,” juried by Wen Redmond and Janice Jones. Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, Massachusetts. August 11 – September 1, 2018

“Stepping Inside the Outside,” SAQA Massachusetts/Rhode Island Regional Exhibit, juried by Mary Horrocks and Joshua Willis. Highfield Hall, Falmouth, Massachusetts. September 8 – October 3, 2018

“Wicked Good Art Quilts,” SAQA Massachusetts/Rhode Island Regional Exhibit, curated by Stephanye Schuyler. Displayed at: MQX East, Manchester, New Hampshire, April 2017; Mancuso World Quilt Show, Manchester, New Hampshire, August 2017; and Bridgewater Mill, Bridgewater VT, September 2017

“Water is Life: The Impact of Clean Water on the Health of Women and Girls,” a Quilt for Change traveling exhibit, March 2016 – January 2019

United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, March – April 2016
Frascati Art Gallery, Rome, Italy, September 2016
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, November 2016
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, February-April 2017
Mancuso Quilt Festivals, Manchester, New Hampshire, August 2017
National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks, PA, September 2017
Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October 2017
World Quilt Orlando, Florida, January 2018
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton, Virginia, February 2018
New Jersey Quilt Festival, Somerset, New Jersey, April 2018
Human Rights Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ, June 2018-January 2019

“Currents,” SAQA Massachusetts/Rhode Island Regional Exhibit. Brush Gallery, Lowell, Massachusetts. August 7 – September 18, 2016

“Art as Quilt: Transitions in Contemporary Textile Media,” SAQA Massachusetts/Rhode Island Regional Exhibit. Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts. October 2015 – January 2016; Highfield Hall, Falmouth, Massachusetts. April 15 – June 19, 2016

Non-Juried Group Exhibitions:

Rhode Island Threads, group exhibit. East Bay Chamber of Commerce for Art Night Bristol/Warren, Warren, Rhode Island. August 28, 2018

Narragansett Bay Quilters Association exhibit. New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts. Sept 7 – Nov 19, 2016

“Advocacy Quilting,” a Quilt for Change exhibit, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, March – May, 2015 (in conjunction with NGO The Advocacy Project)

“Light, Hope, Opportunity: Empowering Women through Clean Energy,” a Quilt for Change traveling exhibit, June 2013 – September 2015 (in conjunction with NGO Solar Sister)
United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2013
Mancuso Quilt Festivals  2014-2015
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, March – May, 2015
Artists and Makers Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, September 2015

“Women, Peace and Security,” a Quilt for Change traveling exhibit (in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund), March 2011 – December 2015
United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, March 2011
United Nations Headquarters Visitors Center, New York, New York, March 2012
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, November 2012
Mancuso Quilt Festivals (seven venues), 2013 – 2014
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, March – May, 2015
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, MA, November – December 2015

“Making a Healthier World for Women and Children,” a Quilt for Change exhibit (in Support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria), November 2009 – April 2012
United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, November 2009
Mancuso Quilt Festival (seven venues), 2010 – 2011
Machine Quilters Expo East, Providence, Rhode Island, April 2012

Awards:

Second Place, “The Big Show,” IMAGO Gallery, Warren, Rhode Island. January 2019

Honorary Mention for Exemplary Innovation, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association biannual show, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. April, 2014

Vendors Award – Machine Quilting, Quilters by the Sea biannual show, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. October 2012

Second Place – Wall Hanging, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Show, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. April 2012

Third Place – Small Wall Hanging, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Show, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. April 2012

First Place Group Quilt (one of seven artists), National Quilting Association Show, Columbus, Ohio, June 2010

Media/Publications:

“Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes, Women’s Rights” article in SAQA’s Art Quilt Quarterly #21, October 2020.
 
“Explorations: Journeys in Creativity. Inside the Quilt Artist’s Studio,” Catalog created by Allison Wilbur, SAQA regional MA/RI exhibit, 2018.

“Water is Life,” article in Machine Quilting Unlimited, July/August 2016

“Oyster Day,” in Celebrate the Day by Shannon Gingrich Shirley, Schiffer Publishing, 2014.

“Purple Princess,” in Dare to Dance Art Quilts by Mary Kerr, Schiffer Publishing 2014.

“SAQA Members Quilt for Others,” SAQA Journal, Summer 2013, by Deborah Quinn Hensel, article on Quilt for Change.

“The Art of Quilting for a Cause,” The Quilt Life, Vol.4, April 2013.

“Peace Quilts,” Quilter’s Connection, Winter 2012/2013. 

Curator:

Quilt Coordinator, “Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices, Women’s Rights,” Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas. September 2022-April 2023. 

Co-Curator, “Explorations: Journeys in Creativity. Inside the Quilt Artist’s Studio,” Two-part SAQA MA/RI Regional Juried Exhibit of New England Members, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts. October – December 2018 and April – June 2019.

Co-Curator, “Water is Life: The Impact of Clean Water on the Health of Women and Girls,” a Quilt for Change traveling exhibit, March 2016 – January 2019
  United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, March – April 2016
Frascati Art Gallery, Rome, Italy, September 2016
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, November 2016
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, February-April 2017
Mancuso Show Management tour – six venues 2017 – 2018
Human Rights Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ, June 2018-January 2019.

Curator, “Advocacy Quilting,” a Quilt for Change exhibit, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, March – May, 2015 (in conjunction with NGO The Advocacy Project).

Curator, “Light, Hope, Opportunity: Empowering Women through Clean Energy,” a Quilt for Change traveling exhibit, June 2013 – September 2015 (in conjunction with NGO Solar Sister).
United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2013
Mancuso Quilt Festivals, (several venues) 2014-2015
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, March – May, 2015
Artists and Makers Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, September 2015

Curator, “Women, Peace and Security,” a Quilt for Change traveling exhibit (in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund), March 2011 – December 2015.
United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, March 2011
United Nations Headquarters Visitors Center, New York, New York, March 2012
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, November 2012
Mancuso Quilt Festivals (XXX venues), 2013
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, March – May, 2015
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (in conjunction with the inaugural “Conference on Gender Issues in International Affairs: Avenues for Change”), November – December 2015

Curator, “Making a Healthier World for Women and Children,” a Quilt for Change exhibit (in Support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria), November 2009 – April 2012.
United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, November 2009
Mancuso Quilt Festival (seven cities), 2010
Machine Quilters Expo East, Providence, Rhode Island, April 2012

Professional Affiliations:

Founder, Quilt for Change (http://quiltforchange.org/). 

Studio Art Quilt Associates, 2010 – present 

Studio Art Quilters Association, MA/RI Regional Representative,  2016-2018.

Rhode Island Threads 2017 – present

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