Selected Exhibitions:

Tryst Gallery, Featured Solo Artist Exhibit, Leesburg VA – August 2018

Festival of Quilts, Birmingham UK – August 2018
“Morning Rain”

Tryst Gallery, Select Invitational Exhibit, Leesburg VA – March 2018
“Storm Rising”

ArtSpace Gallery, Herndon VA – November – December 2017
“Fabric of Families”, Invitational Exhibit

International Quilt Festival, Chicago IL – April 2017, Houston TX – November 2017
“Winter in the City”, Celebration of Color Special Exhibit

Tactile Architecture, International Quilt Festival – Houston TX – November 2017, April 2018
“Piedmont Farms”

Gems of the Ocean, Yachats OR – March 2017
“Beneath the Surface”

Tryst Gallery, Bimonthly Exhibits, Leesburg VA – February 2017 – current

Space for Art, NASA Space Center, Houston TX – January-March 2017
“Splashdown”

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton VA – February 2017
“Winter in the City” and “Beneath the Surface”

Tranquility, SAQA Exhibition
“Summer at the Waterfront”

  • International Quilt Festival, Houston TX – October 2016
  • Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange TX – January-March 2017
  • International Quilt Festival, Chicago IL – April 2017
  • Festival of Quilts, Birmingham England – August 2017
  • Australia Quilt Exhibitions, Melbourne – April 2018, Brisbane – June 2018, Canberra – August 2018, Newcastle – August 2018, Adelaide – September 2018
  • Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass OR – June-July 2019

Flint Festival of Quilts, Flint MI – September 2016
“Road to Jerusalem”

Fiber National 2016, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton VA – May-August 2016
“Lakeside Meadow” and “Lord, Hear My Prayer”

ArtSpace Gallery, Herndon VA – January to February 2016
“Threaded With Green” by The Center Street Cotton Collective
On Exhibit: “Lord, Hear My Prayer”, “Through A Kaleidoscope”, “Golden Valley”, “Brown Eyed Lass”, “Road to Jerusalem”,   “Sailing into Spring”, “Summer Bright” and “It Was A Dark and Stormy Night”

 Food for Thought, SAQA Exhibition
“Mother Nature’s Milk”

  •  National Quilt Museum, Paducah KY – April to June 2015
  • Festival of Quilts, Birmingham England – August 2015
  • The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London England – October 2015, Dublin Ireland – November 2015, Harrogate England – November 2015
  • The Stitches & Craft Show, Rosehill Gardens, Sydney Australia – March 2016, Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane Australia – March 2016
  • Australasian Quilt Convention, Melbourne Australia – April 2016
  • Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids Michigan – July-August 2016
  • Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum, Temple Texas, January-April 2017
  • Mulberry Cultural Center, Mulberry FL – August-September 2017
  • George A. Spira Center for the Arts, Joplin MO, July-September 2018
  • Asia Quilt Festival, Shanghai China – September 2018

Redirecting the Ordinary, SAQA Exhibition
“As the Blades Turn”

  • International Quilt Festival, Houston TX – October 2014
  • International Quilt Festival, Chicago IL – March 2015
  • Quilt! Knit! Stitch!, Portland OR – August 2015
  • Carrefour European du Patchwork, Alsace France – September 2015
  • Vicenza Festival, Vicenza Italy – October 2015
  • Abilmente Autunno, Rome Italy – November 2015
  • International Patchwork Festival, Sitges Spain – March 2016
  • Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Fredericksburg VA September 2016, Schaumburg IL October 2016, Minneapolis MN November 2016

Sacred Threads Exhibition, Herndon VA – July 2015
“Road to Jerusalem”, Liturgical Exhibit

Southern Accents, Regional SAQA Exhibition
Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Melbourne FL – May to August 2015
“Golden Valley”

Art Quilts Reminisce, PAQA – South Exhibition
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary NC – April to June 2015
“Lord Hear My Prayer”

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton VA – February 2015
“Through a Kaleidoscope” and “Piedmont Farms”

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XXI, Oaks, PA – September 2014
“Through A Kaleidoscope”

Flint Festival of Quilts, Flint, MI – September 2014
“Lord Hear My Prayer”, Sacred Threads 2013 Travel Exhibit

ArtSpace Gallery, Herndon, VA – January to February 2014
Something Blue by Northern Virginia Quilters

  • On Exhibit: “Red Flower Garden”, “Blue Bird”, “Snow Birds”, “Williamsburg Star”, “A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush”, “Rehearsal Dinner”, “Tuxedo Rental”, “Baskets for the Bridesmaids”, “Wedding Day Album”

International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX – October 2014
“Wrapped in Texture” in the Eye of the Quilter: Flora and Fauna Special Exhibit

Sacred Threads Exhibition, Herndon, VA – July 2013
“Lord Hear My Prayer”

Art Quilt Traveling Exhibits:

Inspired By the National Parks
“Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Flora, US Virgin Islands National Park – Landscape”

  • International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX – October 2015
  • Road to California, Ontario, CA – January 2016
  • Quilters Unlimited Show, Chantilly, VA June 2016
  • Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, Coulee Dam, WA – July 2016
  • Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, VA – August-September 2016
  • Lake Metroparks Farmpark, Kirtland, OH – September-October 2016
  • Machine Quilter’s Exposition, Springfield, IL – October 2016
  • Indiana Heritage Quilt Show, Bloomington IN – March 2917
  • World Quilt Show New England, Manchester NH – August 2017
  • Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks PA – September 2017
  • The Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville VA – October-November 2017
  • Bulloch Hall, Rosewell GA – March 2018
  • Rotary Quilt Show, Paducah KY – April 2018
  • Utah Quilting Marketplace, Salt Lake City UT – May 2018
  • Forest Preserve District of Will County, Joliet IL – June 2018

Fly Me to the Moon
“The Stars and Stripes on the Moon” and “Splashdown”

  • International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX – October 2016
  • Road to California, Ontario CA – January 2017
  • International Quilt Festival, Chicago, IL – April 2017
  • Quilters Unlimited Show, Chantilly VA – June 2017
  • Sew Original Quilt & Creative Expo, Reno NV June 22-24 2017
  • World Quilt Show New England, Manchester NH – August 2017
  • Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks PA – September 2017
  • Library of Congress, Washington DC – October 2017
  • World Quilt Florida, Orlando FL – January 2018
  • National Quilt Museum, Paducah KY – June-September 2018
  • Festival of Quilts, Birmingham UK – August 2018
  • USMA at West Point, West Point NY – February-March 2019

Inspired By the Beatles
“The Hippy, Hippy Shake” aka “The Sketchy Go-Go Girls”

  • International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX – October 2014
  • Road to California, Ontario CA – January 2015
  • Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton VA – February 2015
  • QuiltFest New Jersey, Sommerset NJ – March 2015
  • QuiltFest Savannah, Savannah GA – March 2015
  • Denver National Quilt Festival, Denver CO – April 2015
  • Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival, Overland Park KS – June 2015
  • World Quilt New England, Manchester NH – August 2015
  • Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks PA – September 2015
  • QuiltFest Oasis, Palm Springs CA – October 2015
  • QuiltFest Pacific, Santa Clara CA – October 2015
  • Oklahoma Winter Quilt Show, Oklahoma City OK – January 2016
  • Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville VA – February 2016
  • MQX Quilt Festival New England, Manchester NH – April 2016
  • Home Machine Quilting Show, Salt Lake City UT – May 2016
  • Sew Original Quilt and Creative Expo , Reno NV – June 2016

Dare to Dance
“Naked Ladies Dancing”

  • Candy Factory Gallery, Manassas, VA – June 2013
  • West Virginia Quilt Show, Summerville, WV – June 2014
  • Blue Ridge Quilt Festival, Blacksburg, VA – July 2014
  • Quilter’s Hall of Fame Celebration, Marion, IN – July 2014
  • Upper Midwest Machine Quilting Show, Oconomowoc WI – July 2014
  • Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks, PA – September 2014
  • Original Quilt and Sewing Expo, Overland Park, KS – October 2014, Forth Worth TX – October 2014, Minneapolis MN – November 2014, Tinley Park IL – November 2014, Fredericksburg VA – September 2015
  • Road to California, Ontario CA – January 2015
  • Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton VA – February 2015
  • QuiltFest New Jersey, Sommerset NJ – March 2015
  • QuiltFest Savannah, Savannah GA – March 2015
  • World Quilt New England, Manchester NH – August 2015
  • Original Quilt and Sewing Expo, Fredericksburg VA – October 2015, Atlanta GA – March 2016, Lakeland FL – March 2016, Wooster MA – April 2016
  • Sauder Village Quilt Week, Archbold OH – April to May 2016
  • Flights and Fantasies Quilt Show, New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks CT – September 2016

Curating Experience:

Travel Exhibit Curator: Sacred Threads 2015 – 2019

Threaded with Green by the Center Street Cotton Collective:
ArtSpace Gallery (co-curator) Herndon, VA – 2016

Something Blue by Northern Virginia Quilters:
ArtSpace Gallery (co-curator) Herndon, VA – 2014

St. Francis Quilt Show Curator: Great Falls, VA – 2010-2014

Quilters Unlimited Quilt Show (Layout): Dulles, VA – 2012

Countryside Quilters Exhibits: 2007 – 2010

Publications:

Art Quilt Quarterly, Issue Number 11, Published by SAQA, Inc.
“At the Edge of the Woods”, page 57

Inspired By Elvis, Art Quilts Celebrating the King by Donna Marcinkowski DeSoto, 2018
“Generosity”, page 28

HERstory Quilts: A Celebration of Strong Women by Susanne Miller Jones, 2017
“Field of Hope – Lady Bird Johnson”

Fly Me to the Moon, An Art Quilt Journey by Susanne Miller Jones, 2017
“The Stars and Stripes on the Moon” and “Splashdown”

Machine Quilting Magazine, March/April 2017, Published by Meander Publishing, Inc.
“Splashdown”, page 30

SAQA Journal, Volume 26, Number 4 edited by Diane Howell, 2016
“My Quilt Was Accepted! Now What? pages 16-17, 32-33

Turmoil & Tranquility Exhibition Catalog by SAQA, Juried by Kate Lydon, 2016
“Summer at the Waterfront”

Quilting Arts Magazine, Issue 83, October/November 2016, Published by F + W Media, Inc.
“Summer at the Waterfront”, cover and page 30

Inspired By The National Parks, Their Landscapes and Wildlife in Fabric Perspectives by Donna Marcinkowski DeSoto, 2016
“Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Flora” and “US Virgin Islands National Park – Landscape”

SAQA Journal, Volume 26, Number 2 edited by Diane Howell, 2016
“Write Artist Statements That Welcome, Captivate Your Audience”  
pages 32-33

1000 Quilt Inspirations, Colorful and Creative Designs for Traditional, Modern and Art Quilts by Dr. Sandra Sider, 2015
“Summer in Virginia”

Southern Accents, Exhibition Catalog by SAQA, by Nancy Billings and Jayne Gaskins, 2015
“Golden Valley”

Food for Thought, Exhibition Catalog by SAQA, Curated by Sarah Ann Smith, 2015
“Mother Nature’s Milk”

Recycled Hexie Quilts, Using Vintage Hexagons in Today’s Quilts by Mary Kerr, 2015
“An Apple A Day”

Inspired By The Beatles, An Art Quilt Challenge by Donna Marcinkowski DeSoto, 2014
“The Hippy Hippy Shake”

Redirecting the Ordinary, Exhibition Catalog by SAQA, Curated by Gul Laporte, 2014
“As the Blades Turn”

Dare to Dance, An Art Quilt Challenge by Mary Kerr, 2014
“Naked Ladies Dancing”

Sacred Threads Exhibition 2013 edited by Lauren Kingsland, 2013
“Lord Hear My Prayer”

Hand Tinted Photography:

“A View From the Garden” – One Woman Show
Westover Library, Arlington, VA – 1990

The Art League Gallery Juried Exhibits
Torpedo Factory, Alexandria VA – 1989-1990

The Northern Virginia Photography Association Juried Show
Arlington, VA – 1989

The Vienna Arts Society Juried Art Show
Vienna, VA – 1989 and 1990

Organization Membership:

Studio Art Quilt Associates – Juried Artist Member
Professional Art Quilters Alliance – South
Quilt Alliance
Sacred Threads Steering Committee
Quilters Unlimited
Countryside Quilters

Education:

Bachelor of Arts – North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Master of Regional Planning – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Credentialed as a Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP). Member National Association of Parliamentarians and American Institute of Parliamentarians.