Resume

Solo Exhibition
2013 “Fabrications”, Antigonish Town and County Library, Antigonish, NS

Juried Group Exhibitions

2016 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS

2015-16 “Structures” Studio Art Quilt Associates Atlantic Canada, traveling exhibition in NS, PEI, NB

2015 “Forest” Inveness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, NS

2015 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS

2014-15 “Art Hits The Wall: Presenting Myself”, traveling exhibition in Nova Scotia
2014 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS
2014 “Prairies”, Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Enterprise Square, Edmonton, AB and DOW Centennial Centre Fort Saskatchewan, AB
2013 “Art Hits The Wall: Kaleidoscope”, traveling exhibition in Nova Scotia
2013 Hands Dancing Show, Inveness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, NS
2013 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS
2012 SAQA Show “Rooted”, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS and Fraser Cultural Centre, Tatamagouche, NS
2012 The Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show, Halifax, NS
2011 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS
2011 Textile Show Inverness County Centre for the Arts, NS
2010 Gathering of the Arts, GAPACC, Antigonish, NS
2010 “Green”, Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Glenrose Hospital and Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, AB
2010 “O Canada” Special traveling exhibition, International Quilt Festival, Chicago, Ill., Long Beach, CA, Houston, TX
2010 The Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show, Calgary, AB
2010 2nd International Exhibition “Handgefaerbt”, Atelier Sigrid Poeschel, Vienna, Austria
2009-2011 Biennial Postcard Art Competition and Exhibition of the Curt Teich Postcard Archives, Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL
2009-2010 “Tactile Architecture” exhibition, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, Chicago, Ill., Long Beach, CA
2009 Foto-Fiber-Fabulous, Fiber Artspace, San Antonio, TX
2009 Gathering of the Arts, GAPACC, Antigonish and Truro, Nova Scotia
2009 “O Canada” Special traveling exhibition, International Quilt Festival, Chicago, Ill., Long Beach, CA, Houston, TX
2009 “From Flower to Fruit” exhibition, Lyghtesome Gallery, Antigonish, NS
2009 The Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2009 SAA Squared Exhibition, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA
2008 “Art Hits The Wall: All Nature Sings” Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NNS
2008 “Wild Thing” Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton, AB and Stony Plain Multicultural Center, AB

Awards
2014 Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Edmonton, AB 1st place, medium quilt category
2010 Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Edmonton, AB 1st place, small quilt category
2008 Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Edmonton, AB 2nd place, small quilt category
2007 10th Annual Heritage Park Festival of Quilts Challenge, Calgary, AB 1st place

Gallery Representation

Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique, Bedford, Nova Scotia
Bluefin Pottery & Hand Creations, Digby, Nova Scotia
Lyghtesome Gallery, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Third Meadow, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, Nova Scotia
Old Barn Gallery and Decor, Pomquet, Nova Scotia

Education
2009 City and Guilds of London Patchwork and Quilting Certificate Level 2, online course with Design Matters (Linda and Laura Kemshall) under the tutelage of Marie Roper
1996 Magister in Philosophy and Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany
1989 Diploma in Library Science, Cologne, Germany

Professional Affiliations
SAQA Studio Art Quilt Associates, Professional Artist Member (juried)
SDA Surface Design Association
Canadian Quilters’ Association
ACA Antigonish Culture Alive Association
Focus on Fibre Arts Association

Published
Cover of the “Antigonish Review” magazine, fall 2013 edition
Profile in The Casket Newspaper Antigonish, August 28 2012
National Juried Show 2012, Canadian Quilters’ Association

SAQA Portfolio 19, 2012
SAQA Portfolio 18, 2011
National Juried Show 2010, Canadian Quilters’ Association
The Canadian Quilter, Spring 2010
SAQA Journal Fall 2009: exhibition review ”Synthesis visits Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia”
National Juried Show 2009, Canadian Quilters’ Association
The Quintessential Quilt, Commemorative Program of the 2009 International Quilt Festival