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RESUME

 

EXHIBITIONS: INVITATIONAL | JURIED
AWARDS | PUBLICATIONS
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: ADULTS | CHILDREN
EDUCATION | PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT | AFFILIATIONS

 

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

  • Microcosm, Form & Concept, Santa Fe, NM 2017
  • Jeweler Spotlight Series, Mora Contemporary Jewelry, Asheville, NC, 2016
  • Charlotte Contemporary Craft Show, Charlotte, NC 2015
  • Jewelry Marketplace, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC 2015
  • Jewelry Trunk Show, Center for Craft Creativity and Design, Asheville, NC, 2015
  • Pocosin Exhibition, Imperial Center, Rocky Mount, NC, 2015/2014/2013
  • Chroma: Jewelry in Color, College of the Abermarle, Mateo, NC 2014
  • Winter Show, Green Hill Art Center, Greensboro, NC, 2013/2014
  • Leaders Exhibit, HGA Convergence, Long Beach Convention Center , CA, 2012
  • Textiles Today: Redefining the Medium, Durango Art Center, CO 2012
  • Felt In Focus Conference Exhibition, Odense City Hall, Denmark 2011
  • Crafting Contemporary Art: Studio Craft of Appalachia, Johnson City, TN, 2010
  • Hot Tea, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO 2010
  • Intimate Apparel:
    Univ. Art Gallery, U of Mass, Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA 2009
    Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN 2009
    Pi Gallery, Kansas City, MO, 2007
  • Liven Up: Fresh Adornment for Spring, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2009
  • RE/ACTION(s), Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO 2009
  • Solo Exhibit, Focus Gallery, Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC, 2009
  • Spring Faculty Show, Arrowmont School of Craft, TN 2008
  • Power of Red, Penland Gallery, Penland NC, 2007
  • Instructor Exhibition, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC, 2006
  • Two Person Exhibit, Tag Art Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2006
  • Solo Exhibit, Kentuck Museum Association, Northport, AL, 2006
  • Solo Exhibit, Protection and Isolation, The Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN, 2006
  • Enclosed Within, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC, 2005
  • Summer Faculty and Artists in Residence Exhibitions, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN, 2005, 2004, 2003
  • ACC’s Faculty and Resident Artists, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, 2005
  • Nashville Women Artists, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, 2005
  • Master Artisans of ACC, Tennessee Performing Arts Commission, Nashville, TN, 2004, 2003

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

  • CRAFT FORMS, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012
  • Shifting Landscapes, Surface Design Association’s International Juried Member Exhibition, Form & Concept Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2016
  • Wearable Expressions, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palo Verdes, CA, 2016, 2008
  • American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2009
  • American Craft Council Retail Show, Baltimore, MD, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Fine Craft Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA 2015, 2011, 2009, 2008
  • National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2015, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
  • Handcrafted, Maria V Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC 2015, 2014
  • Top Jewels National Jewelry Design Exhibition, Durango Art Center, CO, 2014
  • Materials: Hard and Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX 2014
  • Needled: Contemporary Needle Craft, Handmade in America, Asheville, NC 2013
  • 7STITCH: Contemporary Textile Art from Kentucky & Surrounding States, Claypool-Young Gallery, MSU, Morehead, KY, 2013
  • American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, CA 2011
  • New Fibers 2010, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 2010
  • Craft Boston, Boston, MA, 2009
  • Handweavesr’s Guild of America Convergence Exhibitions, Tampa, FL, 2008:
    Eye of the Hurricane, Tampa Convention Center
    Small Expressions, Tampa Museum of Art
    Pearl in the Oyster, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • North Carolina Artists Exhibition, Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh, NC, 2007
  • ACC SE Spotlight Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 2007
  • Fiber National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, 2007
  • New Artists, New Work, New Year Exhibition, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC, 2007
  • Fine Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, Art Space, Raleigh, NC, 2007
  • Handweavers Guild of America’s Convergence Exhibitions, Grand Rapids, MI, 2006:
    Small Expressions, Gerald R. Ford Museum
    Creative Grand Crossings and Cutting Edge Grandeur, DeVos Place Convention Center
  • Solo Exhibit, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN, 2006
  • Crafts National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, 200639th Mid-States
  • Craft Exhibition, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN, 2005
  • Craft USA, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, 2005
  • Small Expressions, Handweavers Guild of America, Suwanee, GA, 2005
  • New Directions in Fiber,  Core New Art Space, Denver, CO, 2004

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Piedmont Craftsmen Show 2015, Winston-Salem, NC: Awards of Excellence
  • Charlotte Contemporary Craft Show 2015, Charlotte, NC: Award of Excellence-Jurors: Lorne Lassiter, Eric Anderson & Mark Leach
  • American Craft Council Atlanta Show 2015: Award of Excellence with Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences Residency-Juror, Jess Jones, Assistant Professor of Textiles at Georgia State
  • James Renwick Alliance Award of Excellence for Innovation in Craft, presented at the American Craft Council Baltimore Show 2015- jurors: JRA board members: Judy Weisman, Marc Grainer, Sean Hennessey
  • 2015 Handcrafted, Maria V Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC, Second Place-juror, Gwynne Rukenbrod-Smith
  • Top Jewels National Jewelry Design Exhibition 2014, Durango Art Center, CO: Honorable Mention- Juror, Allison Buchsbaum Barnett, co-owner of Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • CRAFT FORMS, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA 2013: Merit Award- Juror, Lena Vigna, Curator of Exhibitions, Racine Museum, Wisconsin
  • American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, MD 2011: Award of Excellence, Jurors Elisabeth Argo, Associate Curator of American Modern/Contemporary/Decorative Crafts and Heather Gibson, research assistant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • NICHE award finalist, 2009, 2006
  • Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Exhibitions, Tampa, FL, 2008:
    HGA Award, Eye of the Hurricane, Juror- Chad Alice Hagan
    Second Place, Small Expressions, Juror- John Marshall
    Second Place & Honorable Mention, Pearl in the Oyster, Juror- Victoria Rivers
  • Fiber National, Lancaster, PA, 2007: Cash Award, Juror: Gail Brown
  • Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Northport, AL:
    Merit Award 2006, Juror: Mark Scala, Curator, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    Best of Show 2005, Jurors: Richard Gruber, Director, Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA & Kim Cridler, Arts Coordinator, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
  • Handweavers Guild of America’s Convergence Exhibitions, Grand Rapids, MI, 2006:
    HGA Award, Creative Grand Crossings, Juror: Carol Strangler
    Third Place, Small Expressions, Juror: Gerhardt Knodel, Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield, MI
    Honorable Mention, Cutting Edge Grandeur, Juror: Urban Jupena, Professor of Art, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Tennessee Association of Craft Artists Spring Art Fair, Nashville, TN:
    Best of Show 2006, Juror: Jan Katz, Curator, Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA
    Best of Show 2004, Juror: Sherry Masters, Manager, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC
  • Best of Nashville Reader’s Poll, The Nashville Scene, 10/27/05: Best New Visual Artist
  • Craft USA 2005, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, 2005: Cash Award, Juror Gail M. Brown, independent curator

PUBLICATIONS

  • Artistry in Fiber: Wearable Art, vol 3, Anne Lee & E.Ashley Ronney, Schiffer Publishing 2017, pgs 48-51, 140-143
  • WNC Magazine, Sept/Oct 2017, Handcrafted, feature by Ali McGhee & Melissa Reardon, pgs 70-79
  • Asheville Mountain Xpress, July 19-25, 2017, article by Alli Marshall, Fairest of them All: Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands Celebrates 70 Years, pgs 42-43
  • VerFilzt Und zugeNaht 2/17 (German Felting Journal), Workshop Review by Susanne Spendelhofer, pgs. 24-25
  • Surface Design Journal, Inaugural International Exhibition in Print, winter 2016/17, images/text, pg 22
  • Felt Matters, International Feltmakers Association, Issue 125, Dec 2016, The Manipulatability of Fiber Availability, Workshop Review by Kathie Barrs, pgs 6-7
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 10/2/16, Southern-made Style for Fall by Linda Jerkins
  • Asheville Mountain Xpress, July 6-12, 2016, article by Thomas Calder, pgs 40-41
  • Mujer, magazine of La Tercera National Chilean Newspaper, article 4/24/16,  pgs 40-42
  • Fiber Art Now, summer 2015, article & images, pgs 38-41
  • Textile Art Around the World, Ellendesigns Textile-link Publishing 2014, pg 70
  • Modern Felt from Northern Europe, Maria Shobo Publishing 2014, pgs 80-91
  • 1000 Beads, Lark Books 2014, images, pgs 124, 345
  • VerFilzt Und zugeNaht 3/13 (German Felting Journal), article/images, pgs. cover, 20-23
  • Showcase: 500 Art Neckaces, Lark Books 2013, image, pg 373
  • American Craft, June/July 2013, feature article & images, pgs 8, 12, 68-75
  • Showcase 500: Beaded Jewelry, Lark Books 2012, images, pgs 356-357
  • Oxford American  Magazine, No. 76, The Visual South 2012, 100 Under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art, image, pg. 54 and online images as artist #73
  • Australian Felt Magazine, Artwear Publications, Dec 2011, autobiographical & technical articles, images, pg 4-6, 24-27
  • Using Textile Arts and Handcrafts in Therapy with Women, Ann Futterman Collier, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012, featured text & images, pgs 214-219
  • Verve Magazine, Sept 2011, feature article & images, pgs 10, 32, 33
  • American Craft, Aug/ Sept 2011, San Fran Show Program, pgs S84, S87
  • 500 Felt Objects, Susan Brown, Lark Books 2011, images, pgs 67, 111, 118, 154, 200, 290, 318
  • 21st Century Jewelry, Lark Books 2011, image, pg 175
  • Cloth, Paper, Scissors, May/June 2011, artist profile/images, pgs. 40-44
  • Shuttle, Spindle, Dyepot, Winter 2010, research article & images, pgs 39-43
  • Lark Studio Series: Pendants, Lark Books 2010, image, pgs.92-93
  • Southern Living, Nov 2010 Carolina Living Section,Top 5 Asheville Designers, p.2
  • Western North Carolina Magazine, Oct. 2010, artist profile article/images, p. 18
  • Surface Design Journal, Spring 2010, article/images, pgs. 22-25
  • 1000 Artisan Textiles: Contemporary Fiber Art, Quilts and Wearables, S. Salamony & G.Brown, Quarry Books 2010, images, pgs. cover, 6, 16, 48, 53, 55, 56, 60, 63 73, 75, 87, 96 97, 98, 106, 119, 127.
  • Fiber Arts, Jan/Feb 2010, articles/images, pgs.20-21, 36-37
  • Felt Matters, International Feltmakers Association, 500 Felt Objects Advertising Image, p.34
  • Western North Carolina Magazine, September 2009, Grovewood Gallery advertising image
  • The Taos News, Tempo Section, Sept. 24-30, 2009, exhibition article/image
  • VerFilzt Und zugeNaht 1/09 (German Felting Journal), article/images, pgs.24-25
  • Ornament, vol.32, quotations in article on Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, pgs. 21-22
  • Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, fall 2008, HGA Small Expressions image, p.17
  • Surface Design Association Newsletter, Fall 2008, cover image
  • Interweave Felt Issue, 2008, authored article/images, pgs.72-75
  • 500 Pendants, M.Holmes & E.Shypertt, Lark Books, 2008, images, pgs 109, 211
  • American Style, June 2008, article on Asheville Arts/image, p.60
  • Fiber Arts, April/May 2008, CLOTH Fiber Workshop image, p.53,
  • Asheville Mountain Xpress, 1/2/08, Asheville arts review by Connie Bostic, p.42
  • Fabulous Felted Scarves, Chad Alice Hagan & Jorie Johnson, Interweave Press, images, pgs. 84-85
  • How We Felt, Carol Huber Cypher, Interweave Press, authored chapter/images, pgs. 34-39,132,
  • Interweave Felt, Special Issue 2007, article by Anne Merrow/images, pgs.5-6
  • Felted Jewelry, Candie Cooper, Lark Books, 2007, images, pgs. 15, 33, 41, 45, 46
  • Shuttle, Spindle, Dyepot, spring 2007, HGA Convergence exhibition image, p.21, p.57-59
  • Surface Design Journal, spring 2007, Exposure image, p.60
  • Shuttle, Spindle, Dyepot, fall 2006, HGA Convergence exhibition image, p.29
  • Turkey Red Journal, fall 2006, authored article/images, p.10
  • Surface Design Journal, Gallery Issue, 9/06, quotation/image, p.45
  • Nashville Scene, 7/13/06, TAG exhibition review/images by David Maddox, p.59
  • Number: an independent journal, spring 2006, Renaissance Center exhibition image/review by D.Maddox, p.23-24
  • The Tennessean, 5/5/06, TACA Spring Fair 2006 images, p. 8-9F
  • American Craft, Dec 05/Jan 06, Penland Gallery advertising image, p.22
  • Shuttle, Spindle, Dyepot, fall 2005, HGA Small Expressions exhibition images, pgs. 6, 17
  • Turkey Red Journal, fall 2005, autobiographical article/images, p.4-5
  • Fiber Arts, Nov/Dec 2005, Craft USA ’05 exhibition image, p.64
  • Hip Handbags, Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader, Lark Books, 2005, image, p.122
  • Surface Design Journal, winter 2005, Spotlight on Education image, p.59
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 6/3/04, Decatur Arts Festival Exhibition image/review by Catherine Fox, p.32

TEACHING EXPERIENCE-ADULTS

  • Maiwa School of Textiles, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2017
  • Hawaii Craftsmen Guild Workshops, Honolulu, Oahu & Linhue, Kauai, Hawaii 2017
  • Felter’s Rendezvous, Estes Park, CO 2017
  • STRONGFELT STUDIO WORKSHOPS 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Arden, NC 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Mostvertlier Filz-Werkstatt, Ybbsitz, Lower Austria, 2016
  • Felt in the Factory, Herefordshire, United Kingdom, 2016
  • Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 2 week course 2016, fiber concentrations 2011, 2006
  • New England Felting Supply, Easthampton, Mass, 2016, 2013
  • Anilinas Montblanc, Santiago, Chile, 2016
  • SDA MADE/AWARE pre-conference workshop, Arrowmont School of Crafts, TN 2015
  • Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, Baltimore, MD, 2015
  • Atelier Fiber Fusing Workshops, The Netherlands, 2014, 2013
  • Southeastern Fiber Arts Alliance, Atlanta, GA 2014
  • Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington,  PA 2014
  • Baltimore Weaver’s Guild, Baltimore, MD 2013
  • Kunst im Souterrain Workshops, Hennef and Weisbaden, Germany, 2013
  • Ullform Workshops, Stavanger, Norway, 2013, 2012
  • Multiple Workshop Tour, Australia and New Zealand, Fall 2012
  • Handweavers Guild of America Convergence, Long Beach, CA, 2012
  • Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, CA, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Textiles Today Workshop Series, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO, 2012
  • Baltimore Bead Society, Balimore, MD, 2011
  • Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conferernce, Chatauqua Institue, NY, 2011
  • Earth’s Palette Natural Dye and Color Conference, Taos, NM, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Taos Wool Festival, Taos, NM, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • SDA Foggy Felters, Sunnyvale, CA, 2011
  • Felt in Focus Conference, Glamsbjerg, Denmark, 2011
  • Pacific Northwest Art School (formerly Coupeville Arts Center), Whidbey Island, WA: 2011, 2008
  • Zijdelings, Tilburg, Netherlands, 2010
  • Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, 2010, 2008
  • Artwear Symposium, Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN 2010
  • Northeast Fiber Art Center, Williston, VT, 2010, 2009
  • John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC, 2010, 2009, 2007
  • Fiber Dimensions Group, San Francisco, CA, 2009
  • Spin-Off Autmun Retreat Conference, Bend, OR, 2009
  • Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins | Handweavers Guild of Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2009
  • Felter’s Fling, Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA, 2009
  • Peter’s Valley, Layton, NJ, 2009
  • Surface Design Association International Conference, Kansas City, 2009
  • Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO, 2009
  • Cloth Fiber Workshop, Asheville, NC: 2009, 2008, 2007
  • North Country Studio Workshops, Bennington, VT, 2009
  • Haywood Community College, Clyde, NC, 2008
  • Mid West Felting Symposium, Madison, WI, 2008
  • Shakerag Workshops, Sewanee. TN, 2008
  • Durango Fiber Works, Durango, CO, 2007
  • Tennessee Arts in Education Conference, Johnson City, TN, 2007
  • Society of Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007, 2006
  • Kentuck Museum Association, Northport, AL, 2007, 2006
  • Oregon School of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, 2007
  • Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA, 2006
  • Frist Center for the Arts, Nashville, TN, 2006
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2006, 2005
  • Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, 2005

TEACHING EXPERIENCE-CHILDREN

  • Vance Elementary School, Asheville, NC, TAPAS Residency 2015
  • Randolph Learning Center, Asheville, NC, TAPAS Residency 2012
  • Claxton Elementary School, Asheville, NC, TAPAS Residency, 2011
  • Grier School for Girls, Birmingham, PA, Teaching Artist Residency, 2010
  • Founder’s Memorial Elementary School, Essex Junction, VT, Teaching Artist Residency, 2010
  • Carolina Day School, Asheville, NC, Teaching Artist Residency, 2008
  • Ogden Museum of Southern Art Outreach, New Orleans, LA, 2006
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools Visual Arts Substitute, Nashville, TN, 2005
  • Tennessee Association of Craft Artists Outreach Program, Nashville, TN, 2005
  • Student Teaching for Certification, McFadden School of Excellence (K-8) and Riverdale High School, Murfreesboro, TN, 2004
  • Frist Center for the Visual Arts Family Programming, Nashville, TN, 2004
  • Appalachian Center for Craft Outreach Programs serving middle TN public schools, 2004, 2003

EDUCATION

  • Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, Teaching Certification in K-12 Visual Arts, 2004
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, BFA in Fiber Art, 1997

PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Hambidge Center for the Arts & Sciences Artist Residency, 2015
  • Surface Design Association MADE/AWARE Conference, Arrowmont School of Crafts, 2015
  • Surface Design Association International Conference, Kansas City, MO, 2009
  • Ariel Gallery—Contemporary Craft Cooperative, Asheville, NC, member, 2007-2008
  • Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, 2006
  • Frist Center for the Arts, Nashville, TN, Art Handler, 2005/2006
  • National Art Education Association Conference
    Boston, MA, 2005 presentation: Interdisciplinary Lessons Using Natural Dyes
    Denver, CO, 2004 presentation: Using Digital Cameras as Cognitive Tools
  • Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN, Fiber Artist in Residence, 2003/2005
  • Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN, Exhibitions Artist in Residence, 2002/2003
  • Colour Congress 2002, International Symposium on Natural Dyes, Ames, Iowa, 2002
  • Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, Fiber concentration studio assistant, 2002
  • La Lana Wools, Taos, NM, Chief Dyer, 1998/1999
  • Work/Study/Travel Abroad:
    Chile, United Kingdom, Austria, Germany 2016
    Netherlands, Morocco 2014
    Netherlands, Germany 2013
    Norway 2012
    New Zealand, Australia 2012
    Denmark, Spain 2011
    Mali, Netherlands, Finland, Russia, 2010
    Morocco, 2007
    Senegal, 2006
    Thailand, India, Nepal, 1999/2000
    Nicaragua, 1996, Colorado Mountain College, studies in Nicaraguan history

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Craft Council
  • Surface Design Association
  • Southern Highland Craft Guild

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