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SOLO AND TWO-PERSON SHOWS

             2017        Silk Weaving Studio, Maiwa Textile Symposium • Vancouver, BC, Canada       
             2010        Chazan Gallery • Providence, RI
             1993        Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Providence College • Providence, RI
             1991        Wheeler Gallery • Providence, RI
             1989        Community College of Rhode Island • Lincoln, RI
             1988        Monmouth College • Monmouth, IL
             1988        Marion Art Center • Marion, MA
             1984        Swain School of Design • New Bedford, MA
             1983        Wheeler Gallery • Providence, RI
             1983        Community College of Rhode Island • Warwick, RI
             1981        University of Massachusetts Dartmouth • Dartmouth, MA
             1979        Fuller Craft Museum • Brockton, MA
             1976        Fairmount Center for the Arts • Cleveland, OH 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
             2017        Wayne Art Center, Craft Forms 2017 • Wayne, PA
             2017        Surface Design Association, 2017 Annual International Exhibition in Print
             2016        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Faculty Exhibition • Deer Isle, ME
             2015        Textile Center, Small Expressions • Minneapolis, MN
             2015        Narthex Gallery, Square • New York, NY
             2015        Garner Arts Center, Square • Garnerville, NY
             2015        Fiber Art Now magazine • online exhibition
             2014        Handweaver’s Guild of America Conference, Faculty Show • Providence, RI     
             2013        Holter Museum of Art, 9X9X3: New Visions • Helena, MT
             2012        Flynn Gallery, 9X9X3: New Visions • Greenwich, CT
             2012        Marywood University, 9X9X3: New Visions • Scranton, PA
             2012        1155 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, 9X9X3: New Visions • New York, NY
             2012        Machines with Magnets Gallery, RISCA Fellowship Exhibition • Pawtucket, RI
             2012        The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Fibers in the Present Tense • Watertown, MA
             2011        Hong Kong Visual Arts Center, Energy Nexus: Interpretations in Fiber
             2011        Artworks Gallery, Surface Design Association Exhibition • New Bedford, MA
             2007        Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Pogagi and Beyond • South Korea
             2006        Heyri Art Factory, Pojagis from American Friends • Heyri, South Korea
             2005        International Surface Design Conference • Kansas City, KS
             2003        Fidelity Investment Corporation • Smithfield, RI
             2003        Worcester Center for Crafts, Visiting Artists Exhibition • Worcester, MA
             2001        Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Gujarat Relief Fund Show • San Francisco, CA
             2001        Bush Gallery, CCRI Faculty Exhibition • Providence, RI
             1999        New England Weaver’s Seminar, Faculty Exhibition • Smithfield, RI
             1998        White House Blue Room Christmas Tree Ornament • Washington, DC
             1997        Worcester Center for Crafts, Connecting Threads • Worcester, MA
             1997        Federal Reserve Art Gallery, 3D at Mass Art • Boston, MA
             1997        Lifespan Cardiac Center, The Healing Heart • Providence, RI
             1997        Cape Cod Community College, Fiber Arts, • West Barnstable, MA
             1997        South County Art Association, Annual Sculpture Invitational • Kingston, RI
             1997        Rhode Island School of Design, Summer Faculty Exhibition • Providence, RI
             1996        Providence Art Club, From and About Nature • Providence, RI
             1996        The Waiting Room Gallery • Providence, RI
             1996        South County Art Association, Annual Sculpture Invitational • Kingston, RI
             1996        Rhode Island School of Design, Summer Faculty Exhibition • Providence, RI
             1995        South County Art Association, Annual Sculpture Invitational • Kingston, RI
             1995        Bell Gallery, Brown University, Rhode Island Women Artists • Providence, RI
             1994        Convergence Arts Festival, Roger Williams Park, Waterlines • Providence, RI
             1992        International Shibori Symposium, Contemporary Shibori • Nagoya, Japan
             1992        Torpedo Factory Art Center, Influences – Innovations • Alexandria, VA
             1991        Bristol Art Museum, Beyond Craft, Rhode Island Textile Artists • Bristol, RI
             1991        Rhode Island Heritage Commission, Rhode Island Jewish Artists • Providence
             1990        Rhode Island School of Design, Summer Faculty Exhibition • Providence, RI
             1989        AS220 Gallery, Rhode Island Objects • Providence, RI
             1988        Hawaii International Papermaking Conference, Miniatures • Honolulu, HI
             1987        International Textile Symposium • Kyoto, Japan
             1987        Cannabis Press, Tenth Anniversary Exhibition • Kasama, Japan
             1985        Newport Art Museum, New England Fiber Arts • Newport, RI
             1984        International Art ’84 • Cleveland, OH
             1984        John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Fiber Crosscurrents • Sheboygan, WI
             1984        Cleveland Museum of Art, May Show • Cleveland, OH
             1983        Gallery One • Providence, RI
             1981        Cleveland Museum of Art, May Show • Cleveland, OH
             1981        Downey Museum of Art, Fiber Structure National • Downey, CA
             1980        Marietta College, Marietta College Crafts National • Marietta, OH
             1980        Cleveland Museum of Art, May Show • Cleveland, OH
             1980        British Craft Center, 4th International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles • London
             1979        Marietta College, Marietta College Crafts National • Marietta, OH
             1979        University of Massachusetts, Second Regional Exhibition • Dartmouth, MA
             1977        University of Massachusetts, First Regional Exhibition • Dartmouth, MA

COMMISSIONS
 
             1995        Rhode Island Hospital, permanent banner installation • Providence, RI
             1987        Cannabis Press • Kasama, Japan
             1986        Community College of Rhode Island, banner installation • Providence, RI
             1986        Elizabeth Webbing Co., sculpture installation • Pawtucket, RI

HONORS AND AWARDS
 
             2012        Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Individual Artist’s Fellowship
             1990        National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist’s Fellowship
             1980        Cleveland Museum of Art, May Show, Special Mention Award in Fibers
             1992        Torpedo Factory, Honorable Mention, Influences/Innovations Exhibition, MD
             1988        Xerox Foundation, Educator’s tuition scholarship, Brookfield Craft Center, MA
             1979        University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, First Prize, Second Regional Exhibition

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
 
    1981-2017        Professor, Art Department, Community College of Rhode Island
    1996-1997        Massachusetts College of Art, Adjunct Faculty, Fibers Department
   1998, 1996        Vermont College, non-resident artist/mentor, MFA Visual Art Program
    1995-1997        Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Fibers courses
             1990        Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Fibers courses
    1978-1980        University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Teaching Assistantship, Textiles 

VISITING ARTIST CRITIC
 
             2004        Massachusetts College of Art, Fibers Department, BFA Program
    1998-1999        Massachusetts College of Art, Fibers Department, BFA Program
             2000        University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Fibers Department, MFA Program
             1991        Brown University, College of Art, BFA Honors Program

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE
 
    1980-1981        Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA

WORKSHOPS
 
             2017        Maiwa International Textiles Symposium • Vancouver, BC, Canada
    1988-2017        Snow Farm: New England Craft Program • Williamsburg, MA
             2016        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts • Deer Isle, ME
             2014        Handweaver’s Guild of America International Conference • Providence, RI
             2013        International Surface Design Association Conference • San Antonio, TX
             2012        Weaver’s Guild of Rhode Island, Slater Mill • Pawtucket, RI
             2009        Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art • Providence, RI
    2002-2008        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Student Craft Institute • Deer Isle, ME
    2000-2001        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Student Craft Institute • Deer Isle, ME
             1999        New England Weavers’ Seminar Conference
             1998        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Student Craft Institute • Deer Isle, ME
             1994        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Student Craft Institute • Deer Isle, ME
   1991, 1992        Frissell Museum • Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico
             1992        Concord-Assabet School • North Acton, MA
             1989        Fuller Craft Museum • Brockton, MA
             1985        University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Textile Design • Dartmouth, MA
   1986, 1984        Massachusetts College of Art, Fibers Department • Boston, MA
             1980        Fuller Craft Museum • Brockton, MA

LECTURES
 
             2017        Maiwa International Textiles Symposium • Vancouver, BC, Canada
             2017        Textile Study Group of New York • New York, NY
             2014        Handweaver’s Guild of America International Conference • Providence, RI
             2013        International Surface Design Association Conference • San Antonio, TX
             1996        Massachusetts College of Art, Fibers Department • Boston, MA
             1994        Weaver’s Guild of Rhode Island, Slater Mill • Pawtucket, RI
             1993        Providence Art Club • Providence, RI
             1992        Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art • Providence, RI
             1987        International Textile Conference • Kyoto, Japan

JUROR
 
             2012        South County Art Association, Art from the Workshops • Kingstown, RI
             2000        Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, One-Percent for the Arts Project,
                             Community College of Rhode Island
   2000, 1988        Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Individual Artists’ Fellowships, Crafts
             1989        Warwick Art Museum, Warren Memorial Art Exhibition • Warwick, RI
             1982        Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Interdisciplinary Panel, Project Support

GALLERY WORK
 
    1993-1995        Gallery One, Board of Directors, Publicity Director • Providence, RI
    1984-1985        Gallery One, Selection Committee • Providence, RI
    1989-1991        Community College of Rhode Island, Gallery Director, Curator • Warwick, RI
    1983-1984        Community College of Rhode Island, Gallery Director, Curator • Warwick, RI
             1978        University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Curator, Interlace: New England Fibers
                            
exhibition

PUBLICATIONS
 
             2013        Surface Design Journal, Spring 2013, Vol. 37, No. 3, Surface Design Assoc., 
                             “Exposure”, p. 50.
             2012        Textiles: The Art of Mankind, Mary Schoeser; Thames & Hudson; 2012, pp.
                             161, 403.
             2012        9 X 9 X 3: New Visions, 2012, Textile Study Group of New York, pp. 39, 42,
                             catalog.
             2011        New Beat and Energy Nexus:  International Shibori Design Collection, 2011;
                             ed., Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Kinor Jiang, Xuelin Liao; The Hong Kong
                             Polytechnic University, catalog.
             2011        Surface Design Journal, Summer 2011, Vol. 35, No. 4, Surface Design Assoc., “In
                             Review,” Natalie Coletta, pp. 58-59.           
             2007        Pojagi and Beyond, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, catalog, pp. 55, 90.
             2006        Surface Design Journal, Gallery Issue, Sept. 06, Vol. 30, No. 5, Surface Design
                             Assoc., pp. 9, 56. 
             2006        Pojagis from American Friends, Heyri Art Factory, Korea, catalog.
             2006        Craft, Art and Culture (Korean periodical), Nov. 2006, “Celebrating the Art of
                             Pojagi,” Dr. Charlotte Horlyck, pp. 68-69.
             1998        Some O Manabu (Dyeing), Kyoto Univ. of Art and Design, p. 65.
             1997        Rhode Island Women Speak, An Anthology of Authors and Artists; ed., R. Prisco,
                             R.I. Committee of The National Museum of Women in the Arts, p. 113. 
             1995        Fiberarts Magazine, Nov./Dec. 95, Vol. 22, No. 3, Altamont Press, p. 20.
             1992        Contemporary Shibori Exhibition (Japan), International Shibori Symposium,
                             catalog.
             1987        International Textile Competition ‘87 Kyoto (Japan), International Shibori
                             Symposium, catalog. 
             1987        Fiberarts Design Book III, Lark Publications.
             1987        Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Cannabis Press (Japan), catalog.
             1985        New England Fiber Arts, Newport Art Museum, catalog.
             1981        Artworks, Bristol Community College, portfolio publication of artists-in-residence.
             1981        Fiber Structure National, Downey Museum of Art, catalog.
             1981        May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, catalog.
             1980        May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, catalog.
             1980        Fourth International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles, British Crafts Centre, catalog.
             1980        Marietta College Crafts National, Marietta College, catalog.
            1979         Marietta College Crafts National, Marietta College, catalog.

EDUCATION
 
             1981        M.F.A. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Visual Design, Fibers
             1974        B.A. Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL, Art and Speech-Communications,
                             double-major, Cum Laude, Departmental Honors

INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
 
             2017        Maiwa International Textile Symposium • Vancouver, BC, Canada
             2014        Handweaver’s Guild of America Conference • Providence RI
             2013        International Surface Design Association Conference • San Antonio, TX
             2005        International Surface Design Association Conference • Kansas City, MO
             2003        Generation / Transformations, American Fiber Art, American Textile History
                             Museum • Lowell, MA 
             2002        4th International Shibori Symposium • Harrogate, England
            1987         International Textile Conference • Kyoto, Japan

MEMBERSHIPS
 
                             Surface Design Association
                             Textile Study Group of New York
                             World Shibori Network
                             Handweaver’s Guild of America
     
 
 


 
 
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