Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley, 1987.
M.A. in Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley, 1983.
B.A. in Rhetoric with highest honors, University of California at Berkeley, 1981.

Juried/Curated Exhibitions

Fantastic Fibers, 2013,  Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY– Hawaiian Women’s Petition of 1897

Fiber 577, 2013, regional show, Perrysburg, OH —Hawaiian Women’s Petition of 1897, Ars and Tekne, Wombat Dreaming

It’s Always Something, 2013, regional show of the Surface Design Association, Vogt Gallery, Tinley Park, IL.– Hawaiian Women’s Petition of 1897 and Arctic Melt

Beneath the Southern Sky, 2012-2013, international traveling exhibition—Kiwi’s Nocturne (40cm x 100cm)

  • Kiwi's NocturneCraft and Sewing Show, Sydney: 8-11 March 2012
  • Craft and Sewing Show, Auckland: 15-18 March 2012
  • Craft and Sewing Show, Brisbane: 22-25 March 2012
  • Australasian Quilt Convention: 12-15 April 2012
  • Craft & Quilt Fair, Perth: 23- 27 May 2012
  • Craft and Sewing Show, Newcastle 16- 19 August 2012
  • Craft and Sewing Show, Townsville: 4-7 October 2012
  • Craft and Sewing Show, Melbourne: 25-28 October 2012
  • Craft & Quilt Fair, Adelaide: 8-11 November 2012
  • The Q Exhibition Space, Queanbeyan, NSW: 4- 18 December 2013
  • AQS Quilt Week, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA: 13-16 March 2013
  • AQS Quilt Week, Paducah, Kentucky, USA: 24-27 April 2013
  • Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford, NSW: 24 May– 26 June 2013
  • Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, UK: 8-11 August 2013
  • International Quilt Convention, Johannesburg, South Africa: 6-8 September 2013

Grand Valley State University Women’s Center Art Show, annual exhibition, Allendale, MI

  • 2007—Kylie, Love What You Did With the Hills Hoist
  • 2008—All the Green Years
  • 2009— Ginger
  • 2010– Thor’s Hammer
  • 2011— Krakatoa
  • 2012– Hawaiian Women’s Petition of 1897
  • 2013– Wombat Dreaming

American Quilters Society Show, Grand Rapids, 2012Laddie’s Garden

Awards

Two Judges’ Special Commendations at the 2012 West Michigan Quilters Guild Show, Grand Rapids, MI for Kieran’s Compass (80” x 80”, quilted by Teri Watson).

Other Exhibitions

  • Padnos Gallery, Calder Arts Center, Grand Valley State University, February, 2012– Hawaiian Women’s Petition of 1897, Ars and Tekne, Wombat Dreaming
  • 2012 West Michigan Quilters Guild Show, Grand Rapids, MI–Kieran’s Compass, Laddie’s Garden
  • Quilters Guild of New South Wales Show, Sydney, Australia

 •  2005– Krakatoa
•  2006– Thor’s Hammer
•  2007—Fat Tuesday

Memberships