awards and exhibitions

2016

“One Branch of the Family”, Sculpture Installation, Prayer Garden – Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines, IA

“Small Works”, CITA Group Show, Winterset Art Center, Winterset, IA

Solo Show, Warren Cultural Center, Greenfield, IA

“Identity: An Art Exhibit”, Glen Eryie Castle, Colorado Springs, CO

2015

Curate Worship, Covenant Christian Church, Urbandale, IA

“Cornstalks and Branches”, Solo Show, Frameworks Gallery, Johnston, IA

“Wings” An Interactive Advent Exhibit, Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines, IA

2014

River Bend House Tour Art Show, Des Moines, IA

2013

Newton, Iowa Sculpture Festival

“Upper Story Wings Installation” – Lutheran Church; of Hope, West Des Moines, IA

2012

“Wings”, Solo exhibition First Assembly of God, Des Moines, IA

“Wells = Crosses”, Group exhibit of crosses. Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines, IA

2011

“Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood”, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames IA

2010

“Contemporary Fibers III”, Heritage Art Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2009

“Wings”, Solo Exhibit, Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines, IA

2008

“Contemporary Fiber”, Group Show, Olson-Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, IA

2007

“Artstop” CITA (Central Iowa Textile Artists) Group Show. The Quilt Block, West Des Moines, IA

“Expressive Quilts” CITA (Central Iowa Textile Artists) Group Show, Ankeny Art Center, Ankeny, IA

2006

“Quilt Show” CITA (Central Iowa Textile Artists) Group Show, Park Fair Mall, Des Moines, IA

Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon for machine quilting on the Des Moines Area Quilt Quilt entry “Variety is the Spice of Life” raffle quilt.

2005

“Quilt for Art Sake IV” Juried Show, Makeready Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ

“37th Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition” Juried Show, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA,

2004

Des Moines Area Quilters Guild “Harvest of Quilts” Quilt Show, Altoona, IA “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” Bi-Annual Quilt Show, Central Florida Quilt Guild, Orlando, FL

“Quilts for Art Sake III” Juried Show, Makeready Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ

2003

Member Juried Show, OVAL, Orlando, FL

“Fluid Fibers” Juried Show, Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth GA

2001

The 49th Florida Craftsmen Exhibition, Vero Beach, FL

2000

Second Place for Large Wall Pieced Category, “Constellations 2000” Quilt Show, Raleigh, NC

1999

“Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival X”, Williamsburg, VA.

“Indiana Heritage Quilt Show”, Bloomington, IN.

“World Quilt & Textile”, Greensboro, NC

1984

First Prize, Sculpture – “17th Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition”, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, Michigan.

Performance Piece in collaboration with Shirley Jenkins and Dance Troupe “Strong Mind, Wild Horses,” Seattle, Washington.

1983

“Work Out” – Two-Person Senior Show at Louisville School of Art Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Women’s Invitational” – The Living Arts & Science Center, Lexington, Kentucky.

“Fiber’s ‘83” – Louisville Art Gallery and Morris B. Belknap Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky. A two part regional invitational reviewed in The Courier-Journal, January 23, 1983.

1982

“Pins and Needles” – Upper Gallery, Louisville School of Art, Solo Show.

1981

Merit Award “Louisville Craftsmen’s Guild Annual Show” Stairways Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky

1980

“Louisville Craftsmen’s Guild Annual Show” – Art Center Association, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Eight-State Crafts” – J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky.

1979

“Two Fiber Artists” – Jewish Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky. Traveled to Firehouse Gallery, Radcliff, Kentucky.

“Interweave ‘79” – Ingman Room Gallery, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.

commission work

Wall Sculpture, Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines, IA

Wall Quilt – Judy Christopher, Raleigh, NC

Fiber Art – Mary and Ralph Bicknell, West Olive, MI

Mural – Russell Knight Elementary School, Cherry Hill, NJ

Mural – Rita & Jim Whitty, Cherry Hill, NJ

Wall Quilt – Harvey & Judy Van Dam, West Olive, MI.

Mural and Wallpaper – Lynda & Tom Heisroth, Cherry Hill, NJ.

Fiber Art Works – Humana Hospital Audubon, Louisville, KY.

Logo/Banner – Council on Peacemaking and Religion, Lou., KY.

Wall Quilt – Steve Girko, Dallas, TX.

Ordination Vestments – Spencer Simrill, Louisville, KY.

Church Vestments – David Selzer, Louisville, KY.

Easter Banners, Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, KY

grant work

Two historic reproduction quilts for the Capital Quilt Guild on permanent display in the Farm Interpretation Center of Historic Oakview Park, Raleigh, NC, 2000