Resume

Resume

  

Solo Exhibitions

2019 November (upcoming), Gallery 1919, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2017 “Textile Explorations”, Antigonish Town and County Library, Antigonish, NS

2013 "Fabrications", Antigonish Town and County Library, Antigonish, NS


Juried Group Exhibitions

2018 “Stitched and Layered”, Textile Artists Collective, Inverness County Centre for the Arts,  Inverness, NS

2018 “Small Treasures”, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, NS

2018-2019 “Transitions”, Studio Art Quilt Associates Atlantic Canada, traveling exhibition in NS, NB

2017-2018 “Art Hits The Wall: Under the Influence”, traveling exhibition in NS

2017 "Creative Resistance", St. Francis Xavier University Gallery, Antigonish, NS

2016 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS

2015-2016 “Structures” Studio Art Quilt Associates Atlantic Canada, traveling exhibition in NS, PEI, NB

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

2015 Gathering of the Arts, ACA, Antigonish, NS

2014-2015 “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, Inverness 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

Curatorial experience

2015-16 “Structures” Studio Art Quilt Associates Atlantic Canada, traveling exhibition shown in 5 venues in NS, PEI, NB


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


Awards and Grants

2017 Arts Nova Scotia Professional Development Grant

2014 Focus on Fibre Arts Association, Edmonton, AB 1st place, medium quilt category

2013 Arts Nova Scotia Presentation Grant

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


Professional Affiliations

SAQA Studio Art Quilt Associates, Professional Artist Member (juried), Regional Representative for Atlantic Canada (NB, NS, PEI, NL)
SDA Surface Design Association
ACA Antigonish Culture Alive Association

Member of Textile Artists Collective Nova Scotia

Member of international online group “Cloth in Common”

Member of Art Cloth Network


Gallery Representation

Red Sky Gallery, Antigonish, Nova Scotia 

Bluefin Pottery & Hand Creations, Digby, Nova Scotia
Third Meadow, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, Nova Scotia

 

Published
SAQA Journal, 2018, Vol. 28 No.3

SAQA Art Quilt Quarterly Issue No. 12, 2018

SAQA Portfolio 21, 2014

Cover of the “Antigonish Review” magazine, fall 2013 edition

SAQA Portfolio 20, 2013

Profile in The Casket Newspaper Antigonish, August 28 2012
Catalogue of the National Juried Show 2012, Canadian Quilters' Association
SAQA Portfolio 18, 2011
Catalogue of the 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”
Catalogue of the National Juried Show 2009, Canadian Quilters' Association
The Quintessential Quilt, Commemorative Program of the 2009 International Quilt Festival

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Detail of "A Thousand Doors to Eternity", 2017

Detail of "A Thousand Doors to Eternity", 2017