Exhibitions and Awards


Solo Exhibitions

2007- Fabric of Vision, Ashland, OR

2003- Gallery Dog, Eureka, CA

2004- Meritage, Pleasanton, CA

2000- The Art Center, Eureka, CA

Selected Exhibitions and Awards

2010, March -        Morris Graves Museum of Fine Art

                              Redwood Art Association’s Annual Spring Exhibition, First Place, Textiles, Life Force

2008, September-    Pacific International Quilt Festival, Third Place, Life Force

2007, December-    Annual Juried Member’s Exhibition

2006, October-       International Quilt Festival, Houston: Finalist, two pieces     

2005, October-       Pacific International Quilt Festival

                              Judge’s Choice, Honorable Mention: Hope Grows 

2005, December – Morris Graves Museum of Fine Art

                              Annual Juried Member’s Exhibition:

                              Accepted Work: Fusion

2005, August         - Marin Quilt and Needle Arts Show

                              Best of Class: Fusion

                              Best of Class: Hope Grows

                              Second Place: Where the Ferns Touch the Sky

                               Best of Class: Wearable Art, Moonlit Geisha

2005, June             - Surface Design Association’s Member’s Exhibit,

                              Kansas City, MO

2004, December - Humboldt State University First Street Gallery,

                               Eureka, CA

                               Invitational Group Exhibit: Cloth to Art

                               Four pieces were juried in.

2004, August      - Marin Quilt and Needle Arts Show

                              Second Place, Honorable Mention

2003, December  - Morris Graves Museum of Fine Arts, Eureka, CA Annual juried exhibition of Humboldt Arts Council members, all mediums
Juried by: Shelley Hagan, St. Louis

                           (curator for A.G. Edwards corporate art collection)

                              Second Place: Metamorphosis    

2003, October  - Pacific International Quilt Festival,Small Innovative Quilts, First Place: Metamorphosis

2003, August  - Marin Quilt and Needle Arts Show,  Best of Class: Moonlit Geisha (wearable art)

                Also: Judge’s Choice, and Featured Artist’s Award

                        Best of Class: Metamorphosis

                        Best of Class: Thistles and Thorn, First Place: Chinese Butterflies

2003, July       - Redwood Empire Quilters Guild Biannual Show

                              Viewer’s Choice: Simplicity 

2003, July          - Redwood Acres Regional Fair

                             Professional Division

                             Best of Show: Simplicity

                             First Place: Thistles and Thorns

                             Second Place: Just Like Magic

2002, December-   Morris Graves Museum of Fine Art, Eureka, CA              

Juried by Charlotte Stokes, Professor of Art History at       Humboldt State University

2002, October-     Pacific International

                             Finalist, Large Innovative Quilts

2002, October -    Arcata Exchange

                             Solo Exhibition

2002, August  -    Marin Quilt and Needle Arts Show

                             1st  Place, Traditional Quilts

                             3rd Place, Large Innovative Quilts

                             Judges Choice, Large Innovative Quilts

                             Honorable Mention, Small Art Quilts

2002, July      -     Quilting the Quilt, Duluth, Minnesota

                             Judge’s Choice, awarded by Holice Turnbow

2002, May     -     Fort Bragg Quilt Show (CA)

                             Featured Quilter/ Artist

2001, November- Gallery Dog, Eureka, CA

                             Solo Exhibition

2001, October-     Pacific International Quilt Festival

                             2nd Place, Wearable Art

                             Judge’s Choice (on the same piece)

2001, August  -    Meritage, Pleasanton, CA

                             Solo Exhibition

2001, February-   Ink People Gallery, Eureka, CA           

                             “Fiber Odyssey” Textile Arts Group Show

2000, October-     Pacific International

                             1st Place, Wearable Art

                             Judge’s Choice, Large Innovative Quilts

2000, September- Marin Quilt and Needle Arts Show

                             2nd Place, Art Quilt Division

2000, August  -    Morris Graves Museum of Fine Arts

                             Humboldt Artisans, Group Show

                             Highest Achievement in Functional Art award

1998, August -     The Art Center, Eureka, CA

“Women’s Work”, two person show

 Featured the work of Holy Garbutt and myself

 (My first gallery show)