Art Quilt Exhibitions

2017 Quilt National 2017, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH; May 27-September 4; traveling internationally thru 2019

         “Q=A=Q,” Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, New York, Juror’s Choice Award for “Breakthrough"

“Q=A=Q,” Schweinfurt Art Center, Auburn, New York. “Juror’s Choice Award”

2015 Quilt (R)Evolution, Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, OH. Retrospective Quilt National Jurors Exhibit.

         Quilt National 2015, Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, OH; traveling internationally through 2017.
         Quilt=Art=Quilt, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY.

2014 Masters: Art Quilts 2, SAQA Exhibit, traveling throughout the US

         The Sky's the Limit, Quilt Visions 2014, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA.

2013 VisionQuilt 13, Boyd Place Gallery, Bangor, ME.
         Quilt=Art=Quilt,Scweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY.

2012 Quilting by the Lake, Faculty Exhibition, Auburn, NY.

        Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Faculty Exhibition, Deer Isle, ME

2011 Alegre Retreat, Gateway Canyons Resort, Grand Junction, CO.

        Masters :Art Quilts 2, SAQA Exhibit, traveling throughout the US thru 2014.

2010 Pushing the Surface, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton, OH

        Intertwined, Lord Hall Gallery, University of Maine, Orono, ME

2009 12 Voices, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC; Pence Gallery, Davis, CA; Lauren Rogers

        Museum of Art, Laurel, MS.

        Quilt=Art=Quilts,Schweinfurth Memorial Arts Center, Auburn, NY

        Altering Matters,  SDA Maine exhibit at Atrium Gallery, USM, Lewiston, ME

        Elizabeth Busch: Retrospective, Visions Art Quilt Gallery, San Diego, CA.

2008 12 Voices, Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI

        Full Deck, Oceanside Museum of Art, SanDiego, CA.

2007 A Sense of Place, Houston Quilt Festival, Houston, TX

2006 Visions 2006, The Art Quilt, Oceanside Museum of Art, SanDiego, CA

        Explorations II, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

        Give and Take: the Artist Student Dialogue,Robert Hilstead Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2005 Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Arts Center, Auburn, NY

        River Tree Center for the Arts, Kennebunk, ME(invitational)

2004  Quilts Japan Exhibit, Houston Quilt Festival, Houston, TX (invitational)

        Another Layer: Selected Maine Art Quilts, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME.(invitational)

        Contemporarty Maine Fiber Art, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME.(invitational)

        ART-QUILT-ART, University Museum, Indiana University, Indiana, PA.(invitational)

        Edinboro Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA(invitational)

        New Directions in Maine Contemporary Quilts, Opera House, Boothbay Harbor, ME.(invitational)

2003 Quilt National 2003, Athens, OH.

        Explorations, Wesserling Textile Museum, Mulhouse, France.(invitational)

        Heading North, Maine Arts Commission, Augusta, ME.

        Fabric Constructions, Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO.(invitational)

2002 Textiles 2002, Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design, Detroit, MI

        Maine Fabric and Fiber Festival, Portland, ME (invitational)

        Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (stable of artists: ongoing)

        Small Works, Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, OH (invitational)

        Canadian Quilters' Association, Edmonton, AB (invitational)

2001 Nouvel Objet,, virtual exhibit of book published in S.Korea (invitational)

        Stanley Marcus Christmas Exhibition, (invitational)

        Living Tradition: Contemporary American Quilts, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands(invitational)

        Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Center for the Arts, Paducah, KY(invitational)

        Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME(invitational)

        Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME(invitational)

        Arrowmont School of Craft, Gatlinburg, TN(invitational)

        Paintings in Cloth and Thread, Roberts Wesleyan Gallery, Rochester, NY(invitational)

        Material Essence, Main Street Gallery, Cottonwood, AZ(invitational)

        Haystack 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME(invitational)

        Parallel Threads, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA(invitational)

        Brookfield Craft Center Faculty 1976-2001, Brookfield Craft Center Gallery, Brookfield, CT

2000 Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (invitational)

        Herstory Quilts, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT(invitational)

        Arts in the Embassies Program, Nicosia, Cyprus (invitational)

        Art Quilts: America at the Millennium, Strasbourg, France(invitational)

        Crossover Quilts: Mixed-media Contemporary Quilts, Pennsylvania School of Art and    Design, Lancaster,PA (Invitational)   

1999 Dialogue, University of Maine, Orono, ME.(invitational)

        Fabric and Fiber 99, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME.(invitational)

        Pushing the Surface, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton, OH.(invitational)

        Fiberart International, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA.

        Small Works, Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, OH.(invitational)

        Landscape, Layers and Light, Clark House Gallery, Bangor, ME.

1998 Works of Quilt Artists in the World: World Quilt 98 in Japan, Tokyo, Japan.(invitational)

        Surface: New Form/New Function, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,Gatlinburg, TN.

        Small Works 1998, Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, OH(invitational).

        Arts in the Capitol, Art Quilts: A Haystack Faculty Survey," Augusta, ME (invitational).

        Women of Taste: A Collaboration Celebrating Quilt Artists and Chefs, San Leandro, CA(invitational)

1997 Contemporary Crafts at the Historical Society, Bangor, ME (invitational)

        Nortel Corporation, San Francisco, CA(invitational).

        C&T Publishing Co., Houston Quilt Market Special Exhibitions, Houston, TX(invitational)

        Quilt National 97, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH.(traveling, USA, Japan).

1996 Pieces, Parts and Passions, Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, TX.(invitational, traveling).

        Soft Protests, American Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA.(invitational)

        Fantastic Fibers," Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.

1995 Full Deck Art Quilts, Renwick Gallery, Washington DC.(invitational)

        Quilt National 95,Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH.

        Soft Protests, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA. (invitational)

1994 Visions 92,Museum of Applied Arts, Helsinki, Finland.(invitational)

        Maine Crafts Association: Fibers, Maine Arts Commission, Augusta, ME. (invitational)

        Artists in Residence, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME. (invitational)

        Colors of Earth and Space, NASA AMES Exhibit, Mountain View, CA,(invitational)

        Art Quilt International, Mountain View, CA.(invitational)

        ALSA Corporate Art Exhibit, Mountain View , California.(invitational)

        New England Seen, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA.(invitational)

        Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts, Kurts Bingham: the RiverCenter Gallery, Memphis, TN.(invitational)

        Small Works, Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, Ohio.(invitational)

        Continuing Innovation: American Contemporary Quilt Art,"St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, N.(invitational)

1993 Master Craftsmen's Exhibition, DeLand Museum of Art, DeLand, Florida. (invitational)

        Contemporary American Quilts, Crafts Council, London, England, touring England, Ireland

        Makers 93, Portland, Museum of Art, Portland, Maine. (invitational, catalogue)

        Quilts as a New Art Form, The Wetsman Collection, Birmingham, Michigan. (invitational)

        Quilt National, Athens, Ohio (and traveling throughout USA and Japan( invitational, catalogue)

        Quilts 1993 at Roundtop, Roundtop Center for the Arts, Damariscotta, Maine

1992 Visions: the Art of the Quilt , San Diego, California. (traveling, catalogue)

        Quilts Now, Louisville Center for the Arts, Louisville, Kentucky.

        Fantastic Fibers, Yeisser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky. (invitational)

        Small Works, The Gallery at Studio B, Columbus, Ohio.

        Quilts as a New Art Form, Janis Wetsman Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

        A Celebration of Red, American Museum of Textiles, San Jose, California.

 1991 Haystack Faculty Show, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Massachusetts.

        Skyworks, Fuller Museum, Brocton, Massachusetts. (traveling)

        Quilt National, Athens, Ohio. (traveling throughout USA and Japan, catalogue)

        Back Yard: Maine, Exhibitor and guest Curator, USM, Gorham, Maine.

        Silk and Cotton, Textile Arts International, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (invitational)

        Eleven Contemporary Quiltmakers, Society for Art in Craft, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (invitational)

        Janis Wetsman Collection, Birmingham, Michigan. (invitational)

        Quilt Innovators, Gallery Elena, Taos, New Mexico. (invitational)

        Tactile Architecture, Decatur House, Washington, D.C. (juried, catalogue)

1990 High Fiber, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida. (invitational)

        Makers 90, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine. (juried, catalogue)

        Quilting Partners, Northern Illinois University of Art Museum, Chicago, Illinois, (invitational)

        Visions - A New Decade, Museum of San Diego History, San Diego, California.(juried, catalogue)

        Fire and Ice, Interwoven Designs, St. Louis, Missouri. (one person show)

        Contemporary Quilts USA, USIA International Tour of Europe through Boston University Art Gallery. (invitational, catalogue)

        Quilt/Surface Design Symposium 1990, Integrity Life Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. (invitational)

        Director's Choice Exhibit, Hobe Sound Galleries North, Brunswick, Maine. (invitational)

1989 Quilting Partners, The Museo de Arte Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (invitational, catalogue)

        Quilt National 89, Athens, Ohio. Traveling throughout USA and Japan. (juried, piece selected Best in Show, used for poster, book)

        Contemporary Quilts,Randall Beck Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts. (invitational)

        Viewpoints," Textile Arts Centre, Chicago, Illinois. (invitational)

        International Quilt Conference, Eric Harvey Gallery, the Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

1988 First Quilt, Last Quilt, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts. (invitational)

        Through the Eye of the Beholder, Arvada Center for the Arts, Denver, Colorado. (invitational)

        Quilts Not to Sleep With, Wilson Arts Center / the Harley School, Rochester, New York. (invitational)

        "10," the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine. (invitational)

        Needle Expressions 88, Arlington, Virginia, traveling throughout USA. (juried, catalogue)

        Makers 88, Baxter Gallery, Portland School of Art, MCA Biennial, Portland, Maine. (juried, catalogue)

1987 Stitchery International, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (juried)

        Clay and Fiber Gallery, Taos, New Mexico. (invitational)

        Redefining the American Quilt, Pennsylvania State University Museum of Art, University Park, Pennsylvania. (invitational)

        Contemporary Quilts," Boston University Museum of Art, Boston, Massachusetts. (invitational)

1986 Needle Expressions '86, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, Virginia, traveling throughout USA. (juried, catalogue)

        Makers 86, Maine Crafts Association Biennial, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine. (juried, catalogue)

        Percent for Art Exhibit, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. (invitational)

        Swiss Quilt, BAHO Quilt Gallery, Berne, Switzerland. (invitational)

        Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island. (two person invitational)

1985  Quilt National,Athens, Ohio, traveling throughout USA. (juried, catalogue)

        Interiors, Hera Gallery, Wakefiled, Rhode Island. (invitational)

1984  The Contemporary Quilt, Japan invitational, traveling to: Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Kyushu, Nogoya, Yokohama, Hiroshima, and Shizubka. Sponsored by APT, Inc. the Daimaru, and Asahi Shimbun.

        Makers '84,Maine Crafts Association Biennial, Portland School of Art, Portland, Maine.
(juried, catalogue)

        Fiber National '84, Dunkirk, New York. (juried, catalogue)

        Needle Expressions '84, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, traveling throughout USA. (juried, catalogue)

        Carnegie Gallery, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. (two person invitational)

        Hammond Castle Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts. (juried)

1983   Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts. (invitational)

        Fabrications, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine. (invitational)

        Contemporary Quilts: Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Fredericksburg, VA (juried)

        Parsons Gallery, Lexington Society for Arts and Crafts, Lexington, Massachusetts. (invitational)

        Chosen Works, Bangor, Maine. (one person invitational)