RESUME

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI – 2010

Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Providence College – 1993

Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI – 1991

Community College of Rhode Island Art Gallery – 1989

Monmouth College Art Gallery, Monmouth, IL – 1988

Marion Art Center, Marion, MA – 1988

Swain School of Design Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA – 1984

Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI – 1983

Community College of Rhode Island Art Gallery – 1983

University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Dartmouth, MA – 1981

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA – 1979

Fairmount Center for the Arts, Cleveland, OH – 1976



Selected Group Exhibitions

9 X 9 X 3: New Visions, traveling exhibition: Textile Museum, Washington DC; Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA; Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT; Flynn Gallery, Greenwich, CT; Marywood University, Scranton, PA; 1155 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, NYC – 2012 - 2015

Machines with Magnets Gallery, Pawtucket, RI – RISCA Fellowship Exhibition –  2012

The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA – Fibers in the Present Tense – 2012

Hong Kong Visual Arts Center – Energy Nexus: Interpretations in Fiber – 2011

Artworks Gallery, New Bedford, MA – 2011 

Cheongiu International Craft Biennale, Cheongiu, South Korea –  Pojagi –  2007

Heyri Art Factory, Heyri, South Korea – Pojagis from America – 2006

International Surface Design Conference, Kansas City – 2005

Worcester Center for Crafts, MA – Visiting Artists – 2003

Bush Gallery, Providence, RI – 2001

Worcester Center for Crafts, MA – Connecting Threads – 1997

Federal Reserve Art Gallery, Boston, MA – 3-D at Mass Art – 1997

Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod Community College – 1997

South County Art Association, RI – Annual Sculpture Invitational – 1997

Rhode Island School of Design – Summer Faculty Exhibition – 1997

Providence Art Club, Providence, RI – From and About Nature – 1996

The Waiting Room Gallery, Providence, RI – 1996

South County Art Association, RI – Annual Sculpture Invitational – 1996

Rhode Island School of Design – Summer Faculty Exhibition – 1996

Bell Gallery, Brown University, RI – Rhode Island Women Artists – 1995 

Convergence Arts Sculpture Festival, Providence, RI – Waterlines – 1994

International Shibori Symposium, Nagoya, Japan – Contemporary Shibori – 1992

Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA – Influences – Innovation – 1992

Bristol Art Museum, RI – Beyond Craft: Rhode Island Textile Artists – 1991

Rhode Island Heritage Commission – Rhode Island Jewish Artists – 1991

Rhode Island School of Design – Summer Faculty Exhibition – 1990

AS220 Gallery, Providence, RI – Rhode Island Objects – 1989

Hawaii Paper Miniatures Symposium – 1988

International Textiles Symposium, Kyoto, Japan – 1987

Cannabis Press, Kasama, Japan – Tenth Anniversary Exhibition – 1987

Newport Art Museum, RI – New England Fiber Arts – 1985

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI – Fiber Crosscurrents – 1984

Cleveland Museum of Art, OH – May Show – 1984

Gallery One, Providence, RI – 1983

Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA – Fiber Structure National – 1981

Cleveland Museum of Art, OH – May Show – 1981

British Crafts Center, London – 4th International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles – 1980

Marietta College Crafts National, Marietta, OH – 1980

Cleveland Museum of Art, OH – May Show – 1980

Marietta College Crafts National, Marietta, OH – 1979

University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Dartmouth – Second Regional Exhibition – 1979

University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Dartmouth – First Regional Exhibition – 1977



Collections

Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI – fabric banner installation – 1995

Community College of Rhode Island – fabric banner installation – 1986

Elizabeth Webbing Mills, Pawtucket, RI – sculpture installation – 1986



Honors and Awards

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts: Individual Artist’s Fellowship – 2012

National Endowment for the Arts: Visual Artist’s Fellowship – 1990

Cleveland Museum of Art, May Show: Special Mention Award in Fibers – 1980

Torpedo Factory Gallery: Honorable Mention Award, Influences/Innovation Exhibition – 1992

University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Dartmouth, MA: First Prize, Second Regional Exhibition – 1979



Publications

Textiles: The Art of Mankind, Mary Schoeser; Thames & Hudson, 2012, pp. 161, 403

9 X 9 X 3: New Visions, Textile Study Group of New York, 2012, catalog, pp. 39, 42 

Surface Design Journal, Summer 2011, Vol. 35, No. 4, Surface Design Assoc., “In Review,” Natalie Coletta, pp. 58-59

New Beat and Energy Nexus: International Shibori
Design Collection
, 2011; ed., Y.I. Wada, K. Jiang, X. Liao; The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., catalog.

Pojagi and Beyond, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, 2007, catalog, pp. 55, 90

Surface Design Journal, Gallery Issue, Sept. 06, Vol. 30, No. 5, Surface Design Assoc., pp. 9, 56

Pojagis from American Friends, Heyri Art Factory, 2006, Korea, catalog

Craft, Art and Culture (Korean periodical), Nov. 2006, “Celebrating the
Art of Pojagi,” Dr. Charlotte Horlyck, pp. 68-69.

Some O Manabu (Dyeing), Kyoto Univ. of Art and Design, 1998, p. 65

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, 1997, p. 113

Fiberarts Magazine, Nov./Dec. 95, Vol. 22, No. 3, Altamont Press, p. 20.

Contemporary Shibori Exhibition (Japan), International Shibori Symposium, 1992, catalog

International Textile Competition ‘87 Kyoto (Japan), International Shibori Symposium, catalog

Fiberarts Design Book III, Lark Publications, 1987

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Cannabis Press (Japan), 1987, catalog

New England Fiber Arts, Newport Art Museum, 1985, catalog

Artworks, Bristol Community College, 1981, portfolio publication of artists-in-residence

Fiber Structure National, Downey Museum of Art, 1981, catalog

May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981, catalog

Fourth International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles, British Crafts Centre, 1980, catalog

May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1980, catalog

Marietta College Crafts National, MariettaCollege, 1980, catalog

Marietta College Crafts National, Marietta College, 1979, catalog



Academic Position

Professor, Art Dept., Community College of Rhode Island
1981 - present



Workshops and Adjunct Teaching

International Surface Design Association Conference, San Antonio, TX
"Skins and Skeletons: 3-D Textile Constructions", 4-day workshop – 2013

Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA
Workshops in textile design and weaving – 1988 - 2013

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Open Door Workshops – 1998, 2008
Student Craft Institute – 2006 – 2007, 2000 – 2004
New England Workshops – 1994

Vermont College
MFA Program, non-resident artist-mentor – 1998, 1996

Rhode Island School of Design
Continuing Education faculty, Textiles – 1995 – 1997, 1990

Massachusetts College of Art
Adjunct Faculty, Fibers Dept. – 1996 – 1997
Workshops, Fibers Dept. – 1986, 1984

Frissell Museum, Oaxaca, Mexico
Fibers workshops – 1992, 1991

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Workshop, Fibers – 1989
Children’s Art Program – 1980

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Workshop, Textiles – 1985



Artist-in-Residence

Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA – 1980 - 1981



Visiting Artist / Guest Lecturer

International Surface Design Association Conference, San Antonio, TX
"Textile Architectonics: An Interface of Skin and Skeleton", guest artist lecture – 2013

Weaver’s Guild of Rhode Island – lecture and workshop – 2012

RISD Museum of Art – artist demo – 2009

Massachusetts College of Art – visiting critic, Fibers Dept. – 2004, 1999, 1998

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth – visiting critic, MFA Textiles Program –2000

New England Weaver’s Seminar – guest lecture, workshop – 1999

Massachusetts College of Art – guest artist lecture, workshop – 1996

Weaver’s Guild of Rhode Island – guest artist lecture – 1994

Providence Art Club – guest artist lecture – 1993

RISD Museum of Art – Artists Speak series – 1992

Brown University, College of Art – guest critic, Honors Program – 1991 

International Textiles Symposium, Kyoto, Japan – guest artist lecture – 1987



Juror

South County Art Association, RI – Art from the Workshops exhibition – 2012

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts – One-Percent for the Arts Project – 2000

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts – Individual Artists’ Fellowship Panel – 2000, 1988

Warwick Art Museum, RI – Warren Memorial Art Exhibition – 1989

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts – Interdisciplinary Panel, Project Support – 1982



Gallery Work

Gallery One, Providence, RI – Board of Directors; Publicity Director – 1993 - 1995

Gallery One, Providence, RI – Selection Committee Member – 1984 - 1985

Art Department Gallery Director, Community College of RI – 1989 – 1991, 1983 - 1984

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth – Curator: 
Interlace, New England Fiber Exhibition – 1978



Education

MFA, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth – 1981

BA, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL – 1974

 

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