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1/2/2007

NAME:

Nancy N. Erickson
Dancing Rabbit Studios
3250 Pattee Canyon Road
Missoula, Montana 59803
(406) 549-4671
nancron@aol.com

 

STATEMENT:

"Both the series of animal paint stick drawings (around 160) and the painted, quilted fabric works are about the tenacity and humor involved in communities of individuals during times of chaos, disintegration, and fragmentation.""

 

EDUCATION: University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 1969 M.F.A. in Painting
  University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 1965-1968 M.A. in Painting
  State University of New York at Buffalo 1963-1965 extension classes, painting
  University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 1962 M.S. Foods and Nutrition
  University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 1956-1957 B.A. Zoology
  Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota 1953-1956 ---
FELLOWSHIP:

1988 Montana Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Award

2013 University of Montana, Odyssey of the Stars Honoree

 

SUMMARY OF EXHIBITIONS:

Approximately 500 exhibitions from 1965 to the present, including most states, Canada , Mexico, Japan, Korea, the People's Republic of China , Germany, Cape Verde Is., Niger, Burma, France, Costa Rica, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Only the last twenty-six years are listed here. The years from 1963-1983 are available on request.

 

GROUP, JURIED, INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS: 1984 - 2013 (selected)
  2013 SOLO exhibition, "Kindred Spirits", Montana Museum of Art and Culture, U. of Montana. Missoula, MT, Appearances, radio, TV, etc. SOLO exhibition, Montana Art and Framing, 21+ pieces, early works (fabric sculptures and flat works from 1960’s to early 1980’s Missoula, MT "Animal Attraction", invitational, Umpqua Valley Arts Assn. Roseburg Or
  2012 Broad Spectrum, SAQA regional exhibition, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT Prichard Gallery, U. of Idaho, Moscow, ID auction and exhibition Missoula Art Museum exhibition and auction, Missoula, MT Allied Arts Juried Art Show, Richland, WA Missoula Art Museum TRIENNIAL, state wide competition, Missoula, MT
  2011 Allied Arts Assoc. Richland, WA The American Art Co., Tacoma, WA Fabric Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, two part art quilt TRACES, 12 person international invitational fiber event/ symposium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, four fiber works, presentation, etc.
  2010 Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 3 part quilt, Auburn NY Holter Christmas Show, Helena, MT The Teapot Show, Clay Gallery, Missoula, MT. "T" fabric work "American Celebrates" art quilt exhibition in June 2010, in Longmont, CO. Tour.
  2009 Prichard Gallery, auction show, U. of Idaho, Moscow, ID Museum of Arts and Culture, "24th Annual Works from the Heart Auction" Spokane, WA Missoula Art Museum, "Montana Triennial" Missoula, MT Dana Gallery, "Celebration of Missoula Artists" Missoula, MT Montana Art and Framing, "Lions, Women, and Bears", S. Frostad, Chris Autio, N. Erickson, and Don Mundt. Missoula, MT
  2008 "A Tear in the Fabric: The conceptually driven quilt" C. Mazloomi, Juror, CA Polytechnic State University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo CA The American Art Co. "10th NW Contemporary Quilt Invitational" Tacoma WA Holter Museum, Helena, MT Allied Arts Juried Show, Richland WA, MERIT AWARD Prichard Art Gallery, U. of Idaho, Moscow,ID 23rd "Works from the Heart" NW Museum of Art and Culture, Spokane W "Masters: Art Quilts" International Quilt Festival, Houston, IQF in Chicago Ill IQF in Long Beach, CA Mus. of Amer. Quilters Soc. Paducah, KY New England Quilt Mus., Lowell Mass. "High Fiber Under Five", San Jose Mus. of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose CA "Birds and Art" Exhibition, Monte Dolack Gallery, Missoula, MT :in collaboration with "Raptors of the Rockies" conference Missoula Art Museum, exhibition and auction, Missoula, MT
  2007 "Speaking in Cloth" continues on tour in New Zealand:Taia Gallery in Wellington, NorthArt in Auckland and the Center of Contemporary Art (CoCA) in Christchurch Rocky Mountain Museum 0f Quilts in Golden CO "ANA" Holter Museum of Art, all media competition, Helena, MT Allied Arts Gallery, all media juried competition, Richland WA DIRECTOR’S AWARD "Saturn Returns: Back to the Future of Fiber Art", San Jose Museum of Quilts &Textiles, San Jose, CA "Quilts: Fiber for Thought" Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND "Fiber National", Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA Missoula Art Museum, annual exhibition and auction, Missoula, MT "The Artist and the Wolves" Ravalli County Museum, Hamilton, MT
  2006 "Speaking in Cloth" exhibition, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon. six artists, BOOK Klein Gallery, U. of Pennsylvania Science Center, AQN/NY exhibition "SDA Representatives" E. Carolina University, Greenville, NC American Art Co. Art quilt invitational, Tacoma WA Allied Arts Assn. ann. juried show, Richland WA SAQA: The Creative Force: "Then" International Quilt Festival, Houston TX CATALOG NWDC Exhibition, Green River Community College, Auburn WA Holter Museum auction and show, Helena, MT NW Museum of Art and Culture, Ann. auction and show, Spokane WA Museum of Craft and Folk Art, "Menagerie: Artists Look at Animals" San Francisco, CA Translations Gallery, "Taking a Stand: Voices in Fiber" Denver CO "Looking Forward, Glancing Back" final showing, Bellevue Arts Museum, Seattle WA Prichard Gallery, U. of Idaho, previous exhibitors' auction and show, Moscow, ID Confluence Gallery, NWDÇ exhibition, Twisp WA Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, "Quilts=Art=Quilts", Auburn, NY , BEST OF SHOW "Taking a Stand: Voices in Fiber", Translations Gallery, Denver, CO Missoula Art Museum auction and exhibition, Missoula, MT Quilt National 07, Athens OH BOOK
  2005 Gallery Blue, solo show, Missoula, MT "Rooted in Tradition, Art Quilts from the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, RMQM, Golden CO, quilt symposium in June "Japanese Imagery in Contemporary Quilts" continuing in Japan, and Korea at Sookmyung Woman's University Museum and Chojun Textile and Quilt Museum Seoul, Korea "Nude International 2005" Lexington Art League, Lexington KY third prize NW Museum of Arts and Culture, 20th Ann. Exhibition, Spokane WA "Studies from the Figure" Institute of Medicine and Humanities, St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Art Quilt Network/New York, Hamilton OH 8th Contemporary Art Quilt Invitational, The American Art Co., Tacoma Wa "Looking Forward, Glancing Back" NWDC show, continuinig , at the Oregon School of Arts and Crafts and Bellevue Art Museum Honolulu Arts Academy exhibition and auction, Honolulu, HI
  2004 The Dahl Arts Center, invitational, Rapid City, SD Whatcom Museum, "Looking Forward, Glancing Back",Bellingham WA Penn State University, HUB Robeson Gallery, State College, PA;Two Visions; Montana World Trade Center, North Palmerston, New Zealand "Japanese Imagery in Contemporary Quilts" Kokusai Art, Tokyo, Japan. to tour Japan , Europe, and the U. S. for three years. 10th Annual Contemporary Quilts Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia PA "Fiber Celebration 2004", Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland CO "Crafts National 38", Zoller Gallery, State College PA (submitted)
  2003 "Threading the Eye", Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO "Nancy Erickson, Recent Work", Art Museum of Missoula, solo, Missoula, MT "The Greatest Show on Earth", Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO Quilt National 03, Athens Ohio Best of Show Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID Invitational auction for previous exhibitors "Works from the Heart", NW Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane WA NWDesigner Craftsmen, Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano, Cartago Costa Rica and Museo Historicoo-Cultural Jose Figueras, San Ramon, Costa Rica 7th Ann. Contemporary Quilt Invitational, American Art Co., Tacoma WA Contemporary Textile Purchase, Seattle Public Utilities 1% for Art Portable Collection, Key Tower Gallery, Seattle WA
  2002 The Metro Gallery, Narrative Fiber works, Denver, CO. C. Lehman, Coor. NW Museum of Arts and Culture, "Works from the Heart" Spokane, WA Prichard Art Gallery, 8th Invitational, University of Idaho, Moscow ID Art Mobil of Montana continues to May 2003 "The Art of Healing" University of Montana Museum for Art and Culture, U. of Montana, Missoula MT "Poster Art", The Artists' Shop, Missoula MT Allied Arts Juried Exhibition, Richland WA U. S. Art in Embassies program, Rangoon, Burma for three years.
  2001 "Relatively Speaking: Family as Image", Montana State University, Bozeman, MT Gross McCleaf Gallery, 8th Ann. Contemporary Quilt Exhibition, Philadelphia PA Women's Show, Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT "Figuratively Speaking", Sutton West Gallery, Missoula MT "Tell Me a Story: Narrative Themes in Contemporary Fabric Arts", Cahoon Mus. of Amer. Art, Cotuit MA "Animal Dreams", South Dakota School of Mining and Technology, Rapid City SD Art Quilt Exhibition, Connell Gallery, Atlanta GA 6th Annual NW Quilt Exhibition, American Art Co., Tacoma WA 7th Annual Art Quilt Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia PA 25th Annual Show, Danforth Gallery, Livingston, MT Art Mobile of Montana, tour, Sara Colburn, Dir., Dillon MT "Material Essence", The Main Street Gallery, Cottonwood AZ "Evidence of the Body", NWDC show at WA State Convention & Trade Ctr., Seattle, WA "In Stitches" New England Quilt Museum, Lowell MA Jest Gallery "Into the WILD'erness", Big Fork, MT Prichard Art Gallery, 7th invitation exhibition, University of Idaho, Moscow ID "Winter Showcase" Holter Museum of Art, Helena MT
  2000 Art in Embassies, US State Dept., Niger .2000-2003 "Last Quarter 20th Century, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA "The Montana Connection", Lower Columbia College Art Gallery, Longview WA 15th Annual Works from the Heart, Cheney Cowles Mem. Museum, Spokane WA Sutton West Gallery Women's Show, Missoula MT The International Quilt Festival, and the European Quilt Expo VII, sponsored by International Quilt Festival, Houston TX and Strasbourg, France Art Quilts: America at the Millenium, Strasbourg, France Contemporary Quilt Exhibition, Everett Public Library, Everett Public Library, Everett WA "Visual Intersections", Jest Gallery grand opening, Big Fork, MT Art Quilt Invitational, Onda Gallery, Portland OR The 25th Anniversary Collection Exhibition, Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, MT
  1999 "Visions: Quilt Expressions", Quilt San Diego, San Diego Historical Society, San Diego CA Mansfield Art Center, Dishtowel Quilt Project, Mansfield OH "Fifth Contemporary Quilt Exhibition", American Art Co, Tacoma, WA "Last Quarter Twentieth Century", Norwich University, Northfield, VT "Endangered Species", New England Quilt Museum,Lowell, MA "New Art Quilt Show", Sweeny Center, Santa Fe ,NM "Works from the Heart" Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane WA "Bridles, Bits, and Beads", Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, MT " Montana Definitions," Meloy Gallery, U. of Montana, Missoula, MT "National Crafts 1999", Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster PA "Prichard Gallery Auction", University of Idaho , Moscow ID "Art and Politics", Sutton West Gallery, Missoula MT Onda Gallery, opening show, Portland OR "Hanging by a Thread", Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff AZ "Crafts National 33, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, U Park, PA "Comments on the American 20th Century" , Connell Gallery, Atlanta GA "Edge to Edge", Heritage Plantation, Sandwich MA "International Quilt Festival 25th Anniversary Invitational", Houston TX "Connecting People with Places", Meloy Gallery, U. of Montana, Missoula, MT NW Regional Drawing Exhibition, Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula MT
  1998 "Muse of the Millennium", Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle WA "Surface: New Form/New Function" Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Gatlinburg TN "Ecofeminism Exhibition" University of Montana University Center Gallery, Missoula MT "The Figure", Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT "It Seams Funny to Me", Art quilts, American Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA plus tour. "Work from the Heart", Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA "Figurative Fiber Exhibition" Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA "Wild Things", solo exhibition , with K. Jubb, Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT "Visions: Quilt Expressions", Quilt San Diego, San Diego Historical Society, San Diego CA Museum of American Folk Art, "Edge to Edge: Selections from SAQA", New York, New York "The American Quilt: From Craft to Fine Art", Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY "Montana Craft", Hockaday Memorial Art Center, Kalispell, MT
  1997 "Fiber Celebrated '97" Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO "ANA", Holter Museum, Helena, MT Quilt Montana, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell MT Work from the Heart, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA "Self Portraits", Danforth Gallery, Livingston, MT Bumbershoot Invitational, NW Crafts Center & Gallery, Seattle, WA "Hanging by a Thread", Northern Arizona University Art Museum Flagstaff, AZ Best of Show, Allied Arts Gallery Annual Juried Show, Richland, WA Quilt National 95, and "Diversity", on-going tours of the U. S. "Montana: Myth and Reality", Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT "Dwellings", American Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA "Collection Fibers", Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, MT
  1996 Improvisations '96, The Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster OH "Art in Embassies" Program, U. S. Dept. of State, Cape Verde Islands, 1996-1999 "Works of Heart", Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA "The Art of the Quilt", Nabisco Gallery, East Hanover, NJ "Vision/Revision: Fibers in Transition" Symposium and exhibition, Loveland, CO. Sister City Art Exhibit, Neckargemund Museum, Neckargemund, Germany "Hat, Glove, Shoe", NWDC exhibition, Washington State Convention Center,Seattle WA ; Ilwaco , Bumbershoot, & Allied Arts Center, Richland WA Allied Arts Mixed Media Exhibition, Silver Award, Richland, WA
  1995 Maude Kerns Art Center, NW Studio Art Quilters, Eugene, Oregon "Improvisations 1996", The Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster OH Quilt National '95, Athens, Ohio; tour NW Contemporary Quilts, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT Diversity! Art Quilt Exhibition, Arrowmont, TN and tour Works of Heart, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA Museum of the American Quilters' Society, Paducah, KY "Celebrating the Stitch" closing exhibition, New Art Center, Newtonville MA NWDC exhibitions: Ilwaco Heritage Foundation, Spokane, Port Angeles Center for the Arts, WA Multi-Media Exhibition, Allied Arts Assn., Richland, WA Merit Award "Textured Language", Blue Spiral 1, Fiberarts 20 year exhibition, Asheville NC Studio Art Quilt Exhibition, American Quilt Showcase,Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN
  1994 Quilt National 95, The Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH Regional Fiber Arts Invitational, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT "Studio Quilts: A Memphis Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts", Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN Society for Contemporary Crafts, "Selections from the Permanent Collection: Then and Now", One Mellon Bank Center, Pittsburgh, PA Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT Public Library Gallery, Sister City Program, Neckargemund, Germany "Bountiful Bowls" Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT "Works of Heart" Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA "Quilts II: Green on the Red", Red River Revel Arts Festival, Shreveport, LA "Eiteljorg Museum Invitational: Defining the West, Defining Ourselves", Indianapolis,IN NASA exhibit, "Colors of Earth and Space", NASA research center, Moffet Field, Mountain View, CA Art Quilt International: Japan. through the Leone-Nii Quilt Gallery, CA Janet Huston Gallery, NWDC Exhibition, La Conner, WA Long Island Quilters' Society exhibition invitational, Freeport, Long Island, NY "Celebrating the Stitch", tour continues in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan
  1993 "Contemporary American Quilts", the Crafts Council Gallery, London, England. tour throughout Great Britain 1993-1994. "Screams with Laughter: Storytelling in North West Craft", Bumbershoot, Seattle, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, and The Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver B.C. Canada "Contemporary International Quilters", Leone-Nii Gallery, Mountain View, CA "Earth Vision" International Exchange Conference Exhibit: Sustainable Development in the Pacific Rim, Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, Idaho New Wave Quilt Collections International II Brea, CA ; France? "Celebrating the Stitch" continuing in U. S., Canada, and Japan "Montana Choice" Artists with Arts Fellowships, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, MT "Notes from a Wilderness Walk" Missoula Cultural Exchange, Missoula, MT Pictorial Quilts Exhibition, Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah. Book. "Please Touch the Art" Missoula Museum of Art, Missoula, MT Centennial Alumni Exhibition, University of Montana, Missoula, MT "Bountiful Bowls" Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT "Works of Heart" Cheney Cowles Mem. Museum, Spokane, WA Community Visual Art Association, 6 Western Fiber Artists, Jackson Hole, WY "Hearts and Hands" Pencil Points Co., Tokyo, Japan. tour Tokyo, Osaka, others, 1994 "Northwest Designer Craftsman" Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA Soc. of Arts and Crafts, Newton (Boston) MA
  1992-3 American Museum of Quilts and Textiles of San Jose, "A Celebration of Red", San Jose, CA
  1992 " Fiber Spectrum 1992", Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA " CUTBANK 38: The Visual Arts in Montana", Paxson Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT ; also tour with MAGDA "Self-Portraits" , Danforth Gallery, Livingston , MT "Contemporary Voices from the Plains", Iowa State University, Ames, IA S. Segawa , New Wave Quilt Collections !!, book, exhibition ; tour in Japan "Quilt Festival", 10 contemporary quilts from 10 Americans , Pencil Points Co., Inc., Tokyo, Japan; touring exhibition " Contemporary Quilts: Spirit of the Nineties" Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI ; tour 1992-1993 Celebrating the Stitch: Contemporary Embroidery of North America The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston and Newton, MA March 1992 (book & calendar) Also tour of Japan, New Zealand, Australia, and North America. Tour arrangements are in process in February 1992 The Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (canceled) "Works of Heart" Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA "Quilts: Out of the Mainstream", Red River Revel, Shreveport, LA NWDC exhibitions in Washington
  1991 "Human Shelter" Center for Tapestry Arts, New York City, NY Electrum, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT Eleven Contemporary Quilters, Mellon Bank, The Society for Art in Crafts Pittsburgh, PA Quilt National '91, Athens, Ohio (+ book) tour to Japan, and to St. Louis (one piece of two) NWDC exhibition, Janet Huston Gallery, LaConner, WA "Works of Heart" Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA Japan/American Art Quilt Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan (book: New Wave Quilt Collections 1); Opens in Brea, CA ; tour of Japan through Fall 1991 "Surface and Structure: Concepts in Fiber", Blue Heron Center for the Arts, Vashon, WA "The Sacred Bear: Two Worlds", Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, Montana; Tour 1992-1993 "Living in the Margins: Class, Race, and Gender", NW Women's Studies Assn. Art exhibit, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  1990 Northwest Designer Craftsman Exhibit, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA " Works of Heart," Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA" Fourth Invitational Nude Show", Castle Gallery, Billings, Montana "Northwest Contemporary Fiber", Paris Gibson Square Center for Contemporary Arts, Great Falls, Montana "The Pushpin Invitational", Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, Montana NW JURIED PAINTING show, Barbara Ruane Memorial Award, Allied Art Association, Richland, WA
  1989 SDA/THE PERSONAL ICON, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee "10 Montana Artists" Artworks Gallery, Seattle, Washington "Quilt National '89", Athens, Ohio "Courthouse Quilt Conference Invitational", Geneva, Illinois MAC fellowship artists' show, Paris Gibson Square, Great Falls, Montana Danforth Gallery invitational, Livingston, Montana";Americana Enshrined", Great American Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia "Third Invitational Nude Show, Castle Gallery, Billings, Montana Invitational Art Exposition of Montana Art in Mexico, State Museum in Oaxaca, Mexico "Works of Heart", Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, Washington " Montana "Women's Centennial Survey Art Exhibition" Custer County Art Center, Miles City, Montana "Montana '89" Arts Conference, Ryegate, Montana "Layered, Pieced, Painted, Stitched: celebrating the Art Quilt" , Interwoven Designs Fiberart Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri FISH; AN EXHIBIT, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana The Figurative Woman, Seastar Gallery, Big Fork, Montana
  1988 "Quilts Not to Sleep With", Wilson Arts Center, Rochester, New York "Quilts and Coverups", Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky "The Arts in Company" opening exhibition, Kalispell, Montana "Art as Political Vision", The Brunswick Contemporary Art Center, Missoula, Montana "The Manipulated Thread", Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, Montana Merit Award "2nd Invitational Nude Show", Castle Gallery, Billings, Montana "Works of Heart" invitational auction, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, Washington Linda Hodges Gallery, group show, Seattle, Washington "Self-portraits", Danforth Gallery, Livingston, Montana Friends of the Helena Film Society Auction, Helena, Montana "NW '88", Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington University of Montana Art Alumnae Exhibition, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana Quilt Invitational, Art Guild of Old Forge, Old Forge, New York Northwest Designer Craftsmen Exhibition, North Central Washington Museum, Wenatchee, Washington Designer Craftsman Show, Allied Arts Association, Richland, Washington, Gold Award
  1987 "A Menagerie:: Contemporary Animal Imagery", Skillbeck Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina "The Tie That Binds", Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, Montana "Fiber Structure National V", Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California "Montana Landscape", Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana Invitational, Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts, Detroit, Michigan "Pieces of America: New Quilts", Gayle Willson Gallery, Southampton, New York Northwest Designer Craftsmen Shows: Richland, Pacific Lutheran University, Chase Gallery, all in Washington "Fibers and Form/A Northwest Showcase", Seattle Center, Bumbershoot, Seattle, Washington
  1986 "Western States Contemporary Craft", Utah Designer Craftsmen 25th Annual Exhibition Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Northcutt Gallery, Eastern Montana College, Billings, Montana "5th Annual Montana Women's Art Show", Black Orchid Gallery, Butte, Montana "Traditions and Explorations: Women Artists of Missoula", Missoula Museum of the Arts Missoula, Montana NW Juried "86", Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, Washington "Montana Draw", Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana. Traveling show throughout Montana. "Surface Design NW", Seattle, Center, Seattle, Washington "Montana Women's Show", Black Orchid Gallery, Butte, Montana
  1985 Finalist: Western States Arts Foundation Competition Cohen Gallery, Denver, Colorado "Fiber", Gallery Contemporary Craft, Tacoma, Washington The Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho "Interiors", Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island "Beyond Patchwork: Quilts Grandma Never Made", Kansas City Artists' Coalition, Kansas City, Kansas "West of the Divide", Brunswick Gallery, Missoula, Montana "Montana Quilts", Hockaday Center for the Arts, Missoula, Montana "Fabrications", Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, Montana 4th Annual Montana Women's Art Show", Black Orchid Gallery, Butte, Montana "Nature...Inspiration for Quilts" Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin "A Decade of Celebration", Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, Montana Denver Art Museum Contemporary Art Auction , "Another Great Love Affair", Denver, Colorado
  1984

"Fine Contemporary Quilts", Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania "Stitchery: A Contemporary Art Form", Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China "Contemporary Quilters", North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota "Baskets/Quilts: Innovation in the Traditional Arts", The Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts, Detroit, Michigan "Needle Expressions '84", Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina Traveling show through November, l985. Best of Show Award PAPER/FIBER VII The Arts Center, Iowa City, Iowa

 

SOLO/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS: 1984-2013
  2013 Montana Museum of Art and Culture, “Kindred Spirits” Meloy Gallery, U. of Montana, fabric works
  2013 Montana Art and Framing Gallery, early work: sculptures, fabric constructions,Missoula, MT
  2010 Holter Museum of Art, fabric works, Jan. - May 2010 Helena, MT
  2009 Montana Art and Framing Gallery, Missoula, MT fabric constructions
  2008 Brunswick Gallery, Missoula, MT oil stick paintings
  2005 Gallery Blue, Missoula MT
  2004 The Jest Gallery, Whitefish, MT
  2003 The Art Museum of Missoula, solo exhibition, Oct. - Dec. Missoula, Montana
  2000 San Francisco Mus. of Mod. Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco CA (paintings) San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA (fabric)
  1999 Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe NM 1998 Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT
  1997 Penelope Loucas Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  1996 Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT
  1995 "Women in the West", Danforth Gallery, Livingston, MT
  1993 Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT Prichard Gallery, Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, ID Bebe Kezar Gallery, Whitefish, MT
  1991 Montana Gallery, Arlington, Virginia Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, MT
  1990 Solo exhibition, Holter Museum, Helena, Montana Juror's solo exhibition, Artfest, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA Clark Fork Gallery, Missoula, Montana
  1989 Solo exhibition, Paxson Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana. Interwoven Designs Fiberart Gallery , Exhibition, St. Louis, Missouri . Montana Arts Council Fellowship Artists, 5 solo exhibitions, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana
  1988 Oakville Galleries, Centennial, Oakville, Ontario, Canada: "More Than Human"
  1987 solo exhibition.
  1988 Tour of show in Canada: Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury
  1985 Castle Gallery, Billings, Montana Black Orchid Gallery, Butte, Montana The Seastar Gallery, Big Fork, Montana
  1984

White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon

 

SYMPOSIA/ Lectures 2004 guest lecturer for Northwest Designer Craftsmen, U of Washington, Seattle, WA
  2003-4 guest lecturer Art Museum of Missoula. three lectures.
  2003 guest panelist, Studio Art Quilt Assoc. Athens, Ohio.
  1997 guest lecturer, Art Associates, Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula MT
  1997 invited panelist, Women's History Month, Women Artists, Library, Missoula MT
  1996 invited panelist, "Vision/Revision: Fibers in Transition", Loveland Museum, Loveland CO
  1996 guest lecturer, Women's Studies Program, Univ. of Montana, Missoula, MT
  1996 guest lecturer, The Country Quilters, Missoula, MT
  1994 guest artist lecture , School District #1, Missoula, MT
  1993 guest lecturer and panelist for "Difference: Fuel for Creation", Contemporary Quilt Art Association, Seattle, WA. Title: "Contemporary Political Quilts"

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