Exhibits, Publications, and Awards

Exhibits

 2019 

Featured Artist: Artsy Shark
Juried into Front Range Range Contemporary Quilters on line Portfolio 2019
Artist in Residence, April, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Grand Conservatory
Visions Art Museum,  online exhibit, Spring
Colorado/Utah/Wyoming Regional Exhibit, SAQA, Evolving Perceptions
Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac AZ, Best Abstract, members show 2019
Textile Center Minneapolis members show, A Common Thread 2019
Artwear, art meets fashion, Fort Collins Lincoln Center, 2019

2018

FACE of Fiber Invitational, Estes Park, Colorado, Award of Merit
Fiber=Art Commonwheel Artists Co-op,Manitou Springs, Colorado
Textile Center Minneapolis  members show

2017

Silk Painters International Silk Painting exhibit Ocean City, Maryland
Textile Center  Minneapolis members show

2016

Abstracting the West: Laramie Art Quilters exhibition at Territorial Prison, Laramie, Wyoming
Contemporary Fiber: 2016 exhibit, Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Northern Colorado Weavers Guild Celebration of Color, Historic Carnegie Building, Fort Collins, Colorado
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Silk Painting International Designated Artists
Textile Center Minneapolis members show

2015

Northern Colorado Weavers Guild Celebration of Color 2015 show, Tointon Gallery, Greeley, Colorado
34th Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, Old West Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Textile Center Minneapolis members show

2014

Northern Colorado Weavers Guild Celebration of Color 2014 show, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins
    Best Use of Silk, Treenway Silks award and First place, non-functional three dimensional
Artist Association of Northern Colorado Kaleidoscope of Fiber Art Regional Show/Exhibit,
    First Place and Best of Show

2013

SAQA Regional show, Big Voice, Small Vision, September to October
Participant in SPUN, the Denver Art Museum’s first comprehensive fiber art show
Finalist, Infinity Art Gallery Exhibit, Black and White

2012

First place, Infinity Art Gallery fiber Art show
Big Voice, Small Vision, SAQA/SDA show, Denver, Colorado
Fabrics of Legacies, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado
Surface Design/SAQA fiber art exhibition, Lakewood, Colorado
Surface Design Association regional show, Denver, Colorado
Dennis and Philip Ratner Museum, Silk Painting International banner, Bethesda, Maryland

2011

Volusia, Wrapped in Fiber, DeBary, Florida
Silk Roads Meet in Verona, silk artwork exhibit in Verona, Italy
Finalist, Infinity Gallery art quilt exhibit

2010

Take Another Look, Boulder Public Library, Colorado
Connecting Threads, Front Range Contemporary Quilters, Longmont Museum, Colorado
Colors of Life, Front Range Contemporary Quilters

2008

Altered Threads, Front Range Contemporary Quilters, Pueblo, CO
Cutting Edge of Fiber Art, Arroyo Seco Gallery, California

Traveling Exhibits

Points of View, traveling exhibit 2008-2010, Long Beach Festival, Fremont Center for the Arts, Canon City, Colorado,
   William Bonfils Fine Art Center, Escanaba, Michigan, AQS Quit show in Lancaster, PA, Art du Quilt, Morzine, France, Long Beach, Houston
Fibrations, 2009-2010, traveling exhibit, Cody Wyoming 2009 Yellowstone Quilt Fest, Golden Colorado, Mancuso Show Management  
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Quilt Fest of New Jersey and Denver National Quilt Festival.
    Final venue was National Quilt Association  Convention in Columbus, Ohio  
Contemporary Silk Painting, Harmony Hall regional art center, Fort Washington, Maryland
SAA Squared, Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., Highland Park, California

Professional Certifications

Signature member, Silk Painters International.
Designated Distinguished Silk Artist/Master Silk Painter, 2009
     Distinguished Silk Artist, 2014

Publications/Other

2018 Dimensional Cloth, Sculpture by Contemporary Textile Artists by Andra F. Stanton
2017, Featured artist, Inspire magazine gallery, UK
2014 Featured Artist, The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting by Linda Seward
2012 Featured artist in Fiber Art Now magazine, Summer
2011 Tutorial on Fibre and Stitch E-newsletter: Silk Painting 101
2010 Article on layered art quilts, Workshop on the Web, UK, summer issue
2004 Featured artist June/July issue Wyoming Homes and Living magazine
2004 Organized first Silk in Santa Fe silk painting conference
2003 Featured artist Everybody’s (Caribbean) magazine, New York
1997 Featured artist in the book The Best of Silk Painting by Diane Tuckman and Jan Janas
Editor/contributing author of The Silkworm, four years. Initiated the inclusion of color pages in this publication

Awards

2014 Northern Colorado Weavers Guild annual show, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins
     Best use of Silk, Treenway Silks award and First place, non-functional 3D
2014 Artist Association of Northern Colorado Kaleidoscope of Fiber Art Regional Show/Exhibit, First Place and Best of Show
2013 Infinity Art Gallery fiber art exhibit, first place
Cheyenne Visual Artists Association, All-Laramie County Art Show, First place mixed media
SE Wyoming art show, four years, first place, textiles
2012 Senior Citizens’ show, Cheyenne Public Library, Third place and honorable mention
2011 Handweavers Guild of Boulder holiday show, silk banner, People’s Choice award
2009 Hand painted silk ensemble, Intl. Fashion Show, Santa Fe, NM, first place
2006 First place, mixed media Celebration of Color, Northern Colorado Artist Association
2005 Natl. Capital Orchid Society’s 58th annual show. Silk banner, First place, textiles
2003 Northern Colorado Colorado Artist Association, Janie O. Smith memorial award
2003 National Capital Orchid Society’s 60th annual show, Silk scarf, second place, textile
1997 Eleventh Annual Exhibit of Fine Art by Women, Woman’s Work, Woodstock,IL, hon. mention