RESUME

SOLO, TWO PERSON AND INVITATIONAL SHOWS

2019

Solo Show, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Painted Momentum, Gallery 543, URBN, Philadelphia Navy Yard, curated by Lauren Addis, Philadelphia, PA

Interactions, Globe Dye Works, Philadelphia, PA

Girl on Fire, Goggleworks Art Center, Reading, PA

In With My Posse, Elixr Philadelphia, PA, curated by Ryan Strand Greenberg

Painted Textiles, KEXP Seattle, with Elixr, curated by Ryan Strand Greenberg, Seattle, WA

2018

PIECES: Spilka and Poacelli, Arts and Crafts Holdings, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Gabby Heit

Color Improvisations 2, Canadian Textile Museum, Toronto, CA, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, curated by Nancy Crow

Philadelphia Design Center, with InLiquid, Philadelphia, PA

2016

MASTERY: SUSTAINING MOMENTUM, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH,  curated by Nancy Crow    

Color Improvisations 2, Tuch+Technik Textile Museum, Neumünster, Germany , curated by Nancy Crow

Interactions, World of Threads, Oakville, Ontario, Canada     

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2019

The Edge Effect, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, curated by Akili Tommasino, Associate Aurator, Modern and ContemporaryArt, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

ArtCatalyst: Group Show, The Yard, Philadelphia, PA, with InLiquid

De-line-ation, Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Bruce Hoffman

Fantastic Fibers, The Yeiser Center, Paducah, KY

2018

Regional Craft Exhibition, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, curated by Paul Sacaridiz, Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Fiber National 2018, Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, VA

215|610: Regional Contemporary Art, Delaware Community College, curated by Jean Shinn

Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII, Firelands Association of Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH

Quilt National 2017, Athens, OH, Riffe Gallery, Ohio Arts Council, juried by Nancy Crow, Petra Fallaux and Art Martin, Director of Curation, Muskegon Art Museum

GoggleWorks 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA, curated by Thora Jacobson

Art Quilt Elements,  Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, curated by Mi-Kyoung Lee, Chairman Fiber and Textile Arts, University of the Arts, Philadelphia,

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

Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center,  Wayne, PA, curated by Nora Atkinson, Renwick Gallery for American Crafts

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

2017

Quilt=Art=Quilts 2017, Schweinfurth Art Center, 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 Montclair, aljira-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

2016

22nd International Craft Forms Show, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

Quilt=Art=Quilts 2016,  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY

Transgressing Traditions, Surface Design Association and Schweinfurth Art Center, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY

Fiberart International, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Talia Weinberg

2015

21st International Craft Forms Show at the Wayne Art Center,  Wayne, PA

Quilts=Art=Quilts 2015, 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, curated by Sarah McEneaney and Zoe Strauss

Art Quilt Elements 2014, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

AWARDS

2019 Third Prize, The Edge Effect, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

2018      Grand Prize, Goggleworks 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, Reading, PA

              Juror’s Award, Art Quilt Elements, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2017      Second Prize, Biennale Fine Contemporary Crafts, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

              Honorable Mention, Craft Forms 2017, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

              Shirley Hastedt Award for Excellence, Quilt=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Arts Center

              Jurors’ Award, Quilt National, The Dairy Barn, Athens, OH

              Professional Development Award, Surface Design Association

2016     Award of Merit, Craft Forms 2016, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

              Third Prize, Transgressing Traditions, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn NY

2015      Award for Design Excellence, Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center

              Award of Merit, Craft Forms Show, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2014      Third Prize Crafts, Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2014, The State Museum of PA

2013      Award for Design Excellence, Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Design as a Catalyst for Learning, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2000, Outstanding Academic Book Award in 2000 from the Association of College and Research Libraries

Understanding the Contribution of the Arts to Excellent Education, The National Endowment for the Arts, 1991

COLLECTIONS

Fox Business School, Temple University; Park Towne Place Art Collection, Philadelphia, PA, and numerous private collections

EDUCATION

Surface design, Fraser Taylor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Hand dying, surface design: Carol Soderlund, Claire Benn, The Barn, Baltimore, OH

Silk-screen printing, Diane Hricko, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Etching, Cindi Ettinger Studio, South Street, Philadelphia, Pa

Principles of Art Quilt Design, Nancy Crow, Baltimore, OH

M Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, E. Lewis Dales Traveling Fellowship

MA Psychology, Temple University

BA Psychology and Education, Carnegie Mellon University

EMPLOYMENT

2014-current, Studio Artist, Curator, Producer, and Independent Philanthropy Consultant

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

CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

Surface Design Association, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, InLiquid Art and Design

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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