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Awards

Juror's Choice Award Oklahoma Friendly 2012 Offered
Third Place Fiber Focus 2011 Miscalculated
Honorable Mention FiberPLUS! 2011 Dispensed
Group 4 Award In the Mix 2011 Cooked
Second Place More Than Fiber 2010 Picniced
Best of Show Rural Roots and Mysteries 2005 Post Rock Country, Kansas
Honorable Mention The Valdosta National 2005 Tethered
Second Place Century of Progress Challenge 2001 Arthur DeCogh, Esq.
Group Award Expressions of Freedom 1998 Breaking Free
Judges Special Merit Award Hoffman Challenge 1995 Enchantment
Best of Show Wichita Lawn, Flower and Garden Show 1995 Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave



Grants

2008 Mid-Career Artist Fellowship in Fine Arts - Kansas Arts Commission
2000 Individual Artist Mini-Fellowship - Kansas Arts Commission


Publications

2013 Quilting Arts magazine
2012 In Stitches - Volume 7
2012 The Studio Quilt, No. 8 - Quilted Sculptures
2011 The Studio Quilt, No. 6 - State of the Art book
2011 Fiber Plus book
2011 Fiber Directions catalog
Juror's statement
2011

Form, Not Function
Catalog cover

2009 Modern Materials
Curator's statement
2009 The Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition
Catalog cover
2008 Material Matters book
2007 SAQA Portfolio 14 book
2006 Quilt Visions 2006 / The Art Quilt book
2006 Transformations
Catalog cover
2006 SAQA Portfolio 13 book
Spring, 2005 The Shocker magazine
Spring, 2004 International Quilt Festival catalog
Fall, 2004 Art in Embassies catalog
Islamabad, Pakistan
June, 2003 Popular Patchwork
British magazine
Spring, 2003 International Quilt Festival catalog
April/May, 1999 American Craft magazine
March, 1999 Quilter's Newsletter Magazine



Collections

The Thomas Contemporary Quilt Collection Placentia, CA Discombobulated
Wichita Art Museum Wichita, KS What is an Art Quilt?
International Quilt Study Center Lincoln, NE Breaking Free
Dr. James Vayda Andover, KS Yellow Brick Road
Jed Closson Wichita, KS Collaboration3

 

Professional Accomplishments

2011

Juror and curator for the national Fiber Directions exhibition
Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS

2011 Invited panelist
Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) international conference
Denver, CO
2008 Juror for SAQA Wisconsin/Illinois regional art quilt exhibit
2001 Selection panel member for the Kansas Arts Commission Mini-Fellowships



Curated Exhibits

Radical Elements: Pushing the Limits
2014-2016 Traveling

Fiber Directions - national biennial exhibition (also the juror)
2011 Wichita Center for the Arts Wichita, KS

Modern Materials: The Art of the Quilt
2010 Living Arts Tulsa, OK
2009 {Artspace} at Untitled Oklahoma City, OK

Kansas Art Quilters: Outside The Box
2002 CityArts Gallery Wichita, KS
2002 Century II Gallery Wichita, KS

Kansas Art Quilters: Changing Perceptions
2002 Winfield Arts & Humanities Council Gallery Winfield, KS
2002 Manhattan Arts Center Manhattan, KS
2001 Wichita Public Library Wichita, KS


Media Coverage

2/4/10
NPR radio Interview, Studio Tulsa, Oklahoma
2/4/10 PBS TV interview, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
8/23/09 The Oklahoman newspaper - Review of work and interview for Modern Materials - written by John Brandeburg
8/17/09 The Oklahoman newspaper - Review of work and interview for Modern Materials - written by Brandy McDonnell
Nov/Dec/Jan 2008 undefined: book four, SC - Review of work in Cyber Fyber
1/18/08 The Oklahoman newspaper - Review of Portable Picnic in Dinner in the Deuce
7/3/08 The Columbus Dispatch, OH - Review of Knitted in Material Matters
11/9/06 The North County Times, CA - Review and picture of Tangled in Quilt Visions
4/9/06 The Daytona Beach News-Journal, FL - Review of Connected in Considering Quilts
5/12/06 The Daytona Beach News-Journal, FL - Picture of Connected in Considering Quilts
5/12/06 The Observer newspaper, New Smyrna Beach, FL - Picture of Connected in Considering Quilts
2/06 Studio & Gallery magazine - Review of Melted in Exposed! at Noho Gallery
3/26/05 New Haven Register (and other CT newspapers) - Review of Extruded in Mixed Media Quilts
8/22/02 The Sun newspaper, Lowell, MA - Review of Discombobulated in Art Quilts At The Whistler
7/22/01
The Morning Call newspaper - Review and picture of Arthur DeCogh in Century of Progress
10/00
KTQW-TV, Channel 53, Wichita, KS - Featured segment on "G-Wiz Kansas!" show
1/23/00
Wichita Eagle newspaper - Interview; featured in article "Pieces of Art"
8/4/99
KWCH-TV Channel 12, Wichita, KS - Evening news story
12/26/98
Wichita Eagle newspaper - Front page; interview about "Expressions of Freedom" award
 This award was also publicized in national publications and on radio stations, such as NPR
10/19/98
KAKE-TV Channel 3, Wichita, KS - Featured live interview on noon news
10/6/97
Wichita Eagle newspaper - Interview; featured in article "Wearable Art"



Teaching and Lecturing

-- Fiber art workshop - Wichita Center for the Arts - April, 2011
-- Arts Partners, Wichita Public Schools, Wichita, KS; 2000 to 2012- artists in the schools program



Professional Associations

Studio Art Quilt Associates
Kansas Art Quilters (co-founder, past president)
American Craft Council