Resume

Exhibitions

2018

GoggleWorks 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, Grand Prize, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA, May 4-June 3, 2018

Art Quilt Elements, Wayne Art Center Prize, Wayne Art Center, March 16-April 28, 2018

PIECES: Spilka and Poacelli, Arts and Crafts Holdings, 990 Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA, January-March 2018

New Now, InLiquid Gallery, Crane Building, Philadelphia, PA

Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center,  Honorable Mention, Wayne, PA

Fine Contemporary Craft, Artspace, Second Prize, Raleigh, NC

Excellence in Fibers Online Gallery

2017                                            

Quilt=Art=Quilts 2017, Schweinfurth Art Center,  Shirley Hastedt Award, Auburn, NY

Regional Exhibition, Chris White Gallery, Wilmington, DE

Global Murmers, Experience Fiber Art, Inc., Rochester, NY

 Fiber Arts VIII, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

Viewpoints 2017: Studio Montclairaljira-a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ    

Pattern Recognition, Woskob Family Gallery, College of Arts and Architecture, Penn State University, State College, PA

Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA

Mastery: Sustaining Momentum, Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, England;  European Patchwork Meeting, Sainte-Marie-Aux-Mines, France

2016                                                                               22nd International Craft Forms ShowAward of Merit, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA             Quilt=Art=Quilts 2016,  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY                                                                                World of Threads Festival, Solo Show,  Oakville, Ontario, Canada                                                            Transgressing Traditions, Surface Design Association and Schweinfurth Art Center, Third Prize, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY                                              MASTERY: SUSTAINING MOMENTUMThe Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH,                                                     Color Improvisations 2Tuch+Technik Textile Museum, Neumünster, Germany , curated by Nancy Crow  Fiberart InternationalPittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2015                                                                                 21st International Craft Forms Show at the Wayne Art Center, Award of Merit, Wayne, PA,         Quilts=Art=Quilts 2015Schweinfurth Award for Design Excellence, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
Velocity of Textiles, Chattahoochee Weavers Guild, Ernest G Welch School of Art and Design, GA State University, Atlanta, GA
CHROMA, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival’s Juried Visual Art Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA

2014
SPUN: Innovations in Fiber Art, Etui Fiber Arts, Larchmont, NY
New Sight 2014, THREE NINETEEN, Philadelphia, PA, juried by Sarah McEneaney and Zoe Strauss
Art Quilt Elements 2014, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2014, Third Prize Crafts, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
2013
Quilts=Art=Quilts 2013Schweinfurth Award for Design Excellence, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
Structures, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Contemporary Expressionism: The Creative Spirit, San Diego Museum of Art Artists' Guild, Lyceum Gallery, San Diego, CA
Form Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN
Perspectives: Fantasy and Real, Road to California, Ontario, CA

 2017, Interactions #20: Inlet, Aljira: A Contemporary Art Center, Newark, NJ

2017, Interactions #20: Inlet, Aljira: A Contemporary Art Center, Newark, NJ

Education

M. Architecture, University of Pennsylvania

MA Temple University

BA Carnegie Mellon University

Work

1983-2014, Co-founding Director and President, OMG Center for Collaborative Learning

2014-current, Studio Artist, and Independent Philanthropy Consultant

Current Affiliations

Surface Design Association, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, InLiquid