Exhibitions


2015-14 In/Visible, Saint George Art Museum, Saint George, UT, Dec 2014-May 2015.

Own an Original, Littleton Museum, Littleton, CO, November 2014.

In/Visible, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Dr. Ruth Tan Lim Project Room, Mesa, AZ, April-August 2014.

Contemporary Fiber: Colorado Invitational, Helikon Gallery, Denver, CO June-July 2014.

Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK, traveling exhibit, Jan – April, 2015, Invitational.


2013-12 Threads of Change: Contemporary Colorado Textiles, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, July-

August 2013.

Currency, Allen Priebe Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, April 2012.

Happenstance, Helander Dance Theater, collaboration, Boulder, CO, May 2012.


2011-10 In/Visible, Dairy Center for the Arts, McMahon Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Boulder, CO, Aug- Sept 2011.

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Invitational, Ontario, Canada, May 2011.

Lafayette Cesar Chavez Celebrations, Lafayette Library, March-April 2011.

The Art of the Stitch, Invitational, San Diego, CA, Oct 2010.

Empty Spaces, Helander Dance Theater, collaboration, Boulder, CO, April 2010.

In/Visible & The Lines That Divide, Solo, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO, Mach-April 2010.


2009 and earlier, selected

Points of Departure, Surface Design Association Student Textile Exhibition, Kansas City, MO,

May-June 2009, Juried.

MFA Thesis Show: Unwearable War, Kurfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Dec 2008.
Patriotism: The Last Refuge, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, July-Sept 2008.
Ft Collins Studio Tour Show, Ft Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, September 2007.
Colorado's Small Stitches, Tointon Gallery, Greely, Colorado, Jan 2007, Juried.
MFA Candidates show, Kurfman Gallery, Colorado State Univesity, June 2007.
Schacht Student Showcase at Convergence, June 2006, Juried.
Myths of Freedom, Glass Gallery, Colorado State University, Summer 2006.
Material Witness, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, Spring 2006, Juried.

Small Works for Small Spaces, Quilt Festival, Lowell, MA, 2004, Juried.
Fiber Celebration 2002 & 2003, Fort Collins and Estes Park, Colorado, Juried.
Quilt-21, American Art Quilts for the 21st Century, Lowell, MA, 2002, Juried.
East Boulder County Studio Tour, Boulder County, CO, 2000 – 2005, Juried.
A Very Fine Day, Solo Exhibition, Macky Auditorium, CU, Boulder, 2001, Invitational.
Tactile Architecture, Houston, TX, 2001, Juried.
Faces of Women, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 2001, Juried.
Natural Abstractions, Lafayette Public Library, Lafayette, CO, 2000.
Earth Energy, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO, 1997, Juried.


Grants, Residencies, and Awards

Brush Creek Artist Residency, Saratoga, WY. June 2014.

Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY, Aug-Sept 2013.

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, Community Arts Grant, March 2012.

Boulder County Arts Alliance NeoData Fellowship Grant, May 2011.

Boulder County Arts Alliance Community Arts Fund, first ever awarded, April 2011.

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, Latino Boys Leadership Group, 2011.

Addison Mini-Grant, Boulder County Arts Alliance, March 2010.

Interweave Press Fibers Scholarship, Fall 2005, 2006, 2007.
Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Grant, Self-Portrait Project, 5th Grade
     Bilingual Elementary School Mentor Program, Spring 2004.
Bernina Award for Innovation in Machine Embroidery, Quilt 21:
     American Art Quilts for the 21st Century, Lowell, MA, 2002.


Reviews and Publications

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 Young, March 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.


Education

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.


Teaching Experience

Art Camp for Women, Estes Park, CO, Oct 2013.

Firestone Elementary, Artist Residency and Project Instructor, Winter 2011.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Teaching Assistant to Carol Shinn, August 2009.
Colorado State University, Teaching Assistant, Women's Studies, Fall 07.
Penland School of Crafts, Teaching Assistant to Ilze Aviks, June 2007.
Colorado State University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fibers, Aug 2006-May 07.

Pioneer Elementary, Artist Mentorship and Project Coordinator, Fall 2005.

Dyeing to Dye, Community Fabric dyeing classes, 2004-2005