2020-2021 Excellence in Fiber VI, Fiber Art NOW, New Bedford Art Museum, MA
2020 Creating During Covid, The Collective, Lafayette, CO
T2 Dance Ensemble, collaboration invitation, Lafayette, CO (Covid delayed)
Guns: Loaded Conversations, Studio Art Quilts Associates, San Jose Museum of
Quilts & Textiles; New England Quilt Museum, Lowel, MA; Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, England; traveling exhibit 2018-2020
Drawing A (Blank), The Boulder Museum, Boulder, CO
2019 The Language of Thread, The Collective, Solo Invitational, Lafayette, CO
Muse Performance Space, semi-permanent loan of artwork on exhibit
Texture of Familiar, Muse Performance Space, Invitation
2018 A Persistent Path to Identity, The Collective, Lafayette, CO
2017 Material World, Bricolage Gallery, Boulder, CO
2016 Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora, George Washington
University, The Textile Museum, Washington D.C.
Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge, Muskegon Museum of Art;
Dennos Museum Center, Travers City, MI
TextileCurator.com, Summer exhibition and interview, on-line
2015 In/Visible, Saint George Art Museum, Invitational, Saint George, UT
Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles, Invitational, Muskegon Museum of Art, traveling exhibit
2014 Own an Original, Littleton Museum, Littleton, CO
In/Visible, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Solo Exhibit, Mesa, AZ
Contemporary Fiber: Colorado Invitational, Helikon Gallery, Denver, CO
2013 Threads of Change: Contemporary Colorado Textiles, Invitational, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
2012 Currency, Allen Priebe Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Happenstance, Helander Dance Theater, collaboration, Boulder, CO
2011 In/Visible, Dairy Center for the Arts, Solo Exhibit, Boulder, CO
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Invitational, Ontario, Canada
Lafayette Cesar Chavez Celebrations, Lafayette Library
2010 The Art of the Stitch, Invitational, San Diego, CA
Empty Spaces, Helander Dance Theater, collaboration, B oulder, CO
The Lines That Divide, Solo, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO
2009 Points of Departure, Surface Design Association, Kansas City, MO
2008 MFA Thesis Show: Unwearable War, Kurfman, Gallery, Colorado State University
Patriotism: The Last Refuge, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art
2007 Ft Collins Studio Tour Show, Ft Collins Museum of Contemporary Art
Colorado's Small Stitches, Tointon Gallery, Greely, Colorado
MFA Candidates show, Kurfman Gallery, Colorado State University
2006 Schacht Student Showcase at Convergence
Myths of Freedom, Glass Gallery, Colorado State University
Material Witness, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
2004 Small Works for Small Spaces, Quilt Festival, Lowell, MA
Fiber Celebration 2002 & 2003, Fort Collins and Estes ParkCO
2002 Quilt-21, American Art Quilts for the 21st Century, Lowell, MA,
East Boulder County Studio Tour, Boulder County, CO
2001 A Very Fine Day, Solo Exhibition, Macky Auditorium, CU, Boulder, Invitational
Tactile Architecture, Houston, TX
Faces of Women, Las Vegas, NM
2000 Natural Abstractions, Lafayette Public Library, Lafayette, CO
1997 Earth Energy, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
Grants, Awards and Residencies
Caribou Ranch Artist in Residence, Boulder County, CO 2020
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Artist in Residence program Finalist, 2020
Brush Creek Artist Residency, Saratoga, WY, 2016
Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant Awardee, 2015
Sustainable Arts Foundation Finalist, 2014
Brush Creek Artist Residency, Saratoga, WY, 2014
Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY, 2013
Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Grant, I Volunteer Because…, 2012
Boulder County Arts Alliance NeoData Fellowship Grant, 2011
Boulder County Arts Alliance Community Arts Fund Grant, first ever awarded, 2011
Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Grant, Latino Boys Leadership Group, 2011
Addison Mini-Grant, Boulder County Arts Alliance, 2010
Interweave Press Fibers Scholarship, 2005, 2006, 2007
Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Grant, Self-Portrait Project, 5th Grade Bilingual Elementary School Mentor Program, 2004
Bernina Award for Innovation in Machine Embroidery, Quilt 21: American Art Quilts for the 21st Century, Lowell, MA, 2002
Dimensional Cloth: Sculpture by Contemporary Textile Artists, Andra F. Stanton, Schiffer Publishing, June 2018.
Fiber ArtBook, Dina Al Azama, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jan 2018.
FiberArt Now, “Textile Icons and the New Edge,” by Art Martin, Fall 2015.
Colorado Public Radio, “Weekend Arts Roundup,” June 5, 2014.
Art Musings, “Social Justice Meets Sewing Machine,” Lynn Trimble, May 5, 2014.
FOX News, KSHZ-PHX, Phoenix, AZ, May 18, 2014.
Longmont Times Call, Longmont, CO, “Art Infused With Politics,” Quentin Y 2010.
Machine Embroidery: Techniques and Inspiration for Fiber Art, Carol Shinn, Interweave Press, Spring 2009.
FiberArts Magazine, Student Showcase, Nov/Dec 2008.
Surface Design Journal, Fall 2003.
Master of Fine Arts: Fiber Art, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2008
Certificate of Women’s Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, College of Wooster, OH 1986
Drawing Without Looking, Boulder Museum, Boulder CO
Layered Silk Screen, Lafayette, CO
Art Camp for Women, Estes Park, CO
Firestone Elementary, Artist Residency and Project Instructor
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Teaching Assistant to Carol Shinn
Colorado State University, Teaching Assistant, Women's Studies
Penland School of Crafts, Teaching Assistant to Ilze Aviks
Colorado State University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fibers
Pioneer Elementary, Artist Mentorship and Project Coordinator
Dyeing to Dye, Community Fabric dyeing classes, Lafayette, CO