RESUME

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019  Diablo Valley College Library; Diablo Valley College; Pleasant Hill, CA
          Walnut Creek Library Community Art Gallery; Walnut Creek, CA
2017  City Hall Metro Gallery; Reno, NV
2015  Natural Tendencies; Addison Street Windows Gallery; Berkeley, CA
2014  Napa Main Library; Napa County Library System; Napa, CA
2013  Montclair Gallery/Sotheby’s International; Oakland, CA
2009  Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts; Mountain View, CA
2004  Gualala Arts Center; Gualala, CA
          The Modesto Art Center; Modesto, CA
2002  Benicia Public Library Art Gallery; Benicia, CA  
          Light and Shadow; Maturango Museum; Ridgecrest, CA
2000  Pacific Slope; One-year touring exhibition sponsored by North Dakota Art Gallery Association
1996  Complements; San Luis Obispo Art Center Gallery; San Luis Obispo, CA
1995  Intimate Topographies; Creative Arts Center Gallery; Burbank, CA

          New Media Gallery; Ventura College; Ventura, CA

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2016  World of Threads Festival; Juried international textile art exhibition; Oakville, ONT, Canada
          From Lausanne to Beijing; 9th International Fiber Art Biennale; Shenzhen, China
2014  Silvery Threads; Costume and Textile Association for Norfolk Museums; Norfolk, UK
          From Lausanne to Beijing; 8th International Fiber Art Biennale; Nantong City, China
          World of Threads Festival; Queen Elizabeth Community & Cultural Centre; Oakville, ONT, Canada       

2011  Hard Twist 6: Obsession; Gladstone Hotel; Toronto, ONT, Canada
2005  Ki-Monologue; 5th International Textile Art Triennial; Tapisserie et Arts du Tissu; Tournai, Belgium

SELECTED INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS    
2018  Messages: Material Matters; Eddie Rhodes Gallery; Contra Costa College; San Pablo, CA
2017  Messages: Material Matters; College of Marin Art Gallery: Kentfield, CA
          Teapots! 11th Invitational; Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA
2016  Teapots! 10th invitational; Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA
2015  Unearthing: Two WEAD Artists; Gallery Route One; Pt. Reyes Station, CA
          FiberSHED; Marin Community Foundation; Novato, CA
2007  Layer Upon Layer: Recent Work by George-Ann Bowers, Jane Burton and Karin Lusnak; Gualala Arts Center; Gualala, CA
          Layers of Meaning: the Evolution of Pick-up Double-Weave; Flaten Art Museum; St. Olaf College; Northfield, MN
1997  Trilogy: Two Quilters and a Weaver; San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles; San Jose, CA
    
SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2019  Beyond the Surface; Surface Design Association; St. Louis Artists’ Guild; St. Louis, MO
          Saturated: An Eye For Color; Barrett Art Center; Poughkeepsie, NY    
2018  Things That Matter; Vision Gallery; Chandler Center for the Arts; Chandler, AZ
          What Knot?; Surface Design Association Members’ Show; Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
          The Art of Labor; San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA    
          Art/Act: Local-Natural Harmony; David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA
2017  Wichita National Exhibition; Mark Arts; Mary R. Koch Arts Center; Wichita, KS
          Fiber Arts VIII; Sebastopol Center for the Arts; Sebastopol, CA
          Fantastic Fibers 2017; Yeiser Art Center; Paducah, KY
          Materials: Hard & Soft; Greater Denton Arts Council; Denton, TX
2016  New Fiber 2016; Fiber Arts Network, Eastern Michigan University; Ypsilanti, MI
          Common Ground: A Celebration of Our National Parks; Annual Juried Exhibition; David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA
           Fiberart International 2016; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Pittsburgh, PA
          Arts in Harmony: 21st Annual International Juried Art Show; Elk River, MN
          37th Contemporary Crafts; Mesa Contemporary Craft Museum; Mesa, AZ
          48th Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood; Octagon Center for the Arts; Ames, IA
          Beyond the Surface; Northern California Surface Design Association Exhibition; San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA
2015  Fiber Arts VII; Sebastopol Center for the Arts; Sebastopol, CA
          Botanica: All Things Plants; Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts; Walnut Creek, CA     
2014  Craft Forms 2014; Wayne Art Center; Wayne, PA
2013  Materials: Hard & Soft; Greater Denton Arts Council; Denton, TX
          National All Media Craft Exhibition; Wichita Center for the Arts; Wichita, KS
          Fine Art/Fine Craft; Marin County Fair; San Rafael, CA
          45th Annual Textile Exhibit; Olive Hyde Gallery; Fremont, CA
          45th Annual Nat’l Clay, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass Exhibition; Octagon Center for the Arts; Ames, IA
          34th Annual Contemporary Crafts; Mesa Arts Center; Mesa, AZ
2012  Crafts National; Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University; Topeka, KS
          9x9x3: New Visions;  Textile Study Group of New York; 1155 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

2011  Craft USA ’11 National Craft Triennial; Silvermine Arts Center; New Canaan, CT    
          Crossing Lines: The Many Faces of Fiber;  Textile Study Group of New York; World Financial Center, New York, NY
          Clay, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass National Exhibition; Octagon Center for the Arts; Ames, IA
2010  42nd Annual Textile Exhibit; Olive Hyde Art Gallery; Fremont, CA
          Galex 44; Galesburg Civic Art Center; Galesburg, IL
          Fantastic Fibers 2010; Yeiser Art Center; Paducah, KY
2009  5th Annual Fiber Art Exhibit; Santa Cruz Art League; Santa Cruz, CA
          National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2009; The Wichita Center for the Arts; Wichita, KS
2008  Cutting Edge Fiber Art; San Luis Obispo Art Center; San Luis Obispo, CA
          Innovations in Fiberarts IV; Sebastopol Center for the Arts; Sebastopol, CA
2007  28th Annual Contemporary Crafts; Mesa Contemporary Arts; Mesa Arts Center; Mesa, AZ
2006  By the Hand: A National Juried Exhibition of Traditional and Innovative Craft; Bedford Gallery; Lesher Center for the Arts; Walnut Creek, CA
          Crafts National 2006; Lancaster Museum of Art; Lancaster, PA
          The Art of Seeing: Nature Revealed Through Illustration Oakland Museum of California; Oakland, CA
2005  Fiber Celebrated 2005; Durango Arts Center; Durango, CO
2004  36th Annual Textile Art Exhibit; Olive Hyde Art Gallery; Fremont, CA
2003  Fantastic Fibers: Against the Current; Yeiser Art Center; Paducah, KY
2002  Looming Large: Contemporary Weavers of the Vanguard; Bedford Gallery; Lesher Center for the Arts; Walnut Creek, CA;                        
          Crafts National 36; Zoller Gallery; Penn State University; University Park, PA
2001  Fiberart International 2001; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Pittsburgh, PA
          33rd Annual Textile Exhibit; Olive Hyde Art Gallery; Fremont, CA
          Fiber Directions 2001; Wichita Center for the Arts; Wichita, KS
          Clay, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass; Octagon Center for the Arts; Ames, IA            

PUBLIC ART
2019       Portable Artwork Purchase; King County Public Art Collection; Patricia H. Clark Children & Family Justice Center; Seattle, WA
2019-20  Berkeley Civic Center Exhibition; Berkeley City Hall; Berkeley, CA (two-year installation)
2015       National Park Service Art Collection; Denali National Park, AK
2012       National Park Service Art Collection; Acadia National Park, ME     
2010-11  Berkeley Civic Center Exhibition; Berkeley Civic Center; Berkeley, CA (one-year installation)
2010       National Park Service Art Collection; Grand Canyon, AZ
2009-10  Solo exhibition; Downtown Berkeley Storefront Art Program; Berkeley, CA
2008       Portable Artwork Purchase; King County Public Art Collection; Harborview Medical Center; Seattle, WA     
2007-08  Berkeley Civic Center Exhibition; Berkeley Civic Center; Berkeley, CA (one-year installation)
2007       Portable Artwork Purchase; King County Public Art Collection; The Chinook Building; Seattle, WA     
2003       Addison Street Windows Gallery; City-sponsored public exhibit space, Berkeley, CA

RESIDENCIES
2014   Artist in Residence; Denali National Park, AK
2010   Artist in Residence; Acadia National Park, ME
2009   Artist in Residence; Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, AZ
2001   Artist in Residence; Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, OR

COMMISSIONS/COLLECTIONS
2016   The Kamm Teapot Foundation, Statesville, NC
1999   Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Health System; Santa Rosa, CA
1998   The Republic Newspaper, Home News Enterprises; Columbus, IN
1988   District Headquarters; Contra Costa Water District; Concord, CA
1986   PacTel Spectrum Services; Walnut Creek, CA

GRANTS,  AWARDS
2019  Juror’s First Place Award; Saturated/An Eye for Color; Barrett Art Center; Poughkeepsie, NY
2019  Fiber Third Place Award; Arts in Harmony International; Maple Grove, MN
2017  Second Prize Overall; Arts in Harmony International; Elk River, MN
2016  Louetta Heindl Kambic Memorial Award for Outstanding Weaving; Fiberart International; Pittsburgh, PA    

          First Prize Overall; Arts in Harmony International Juried Show; Elk River, MN
2014  Second Prize/Wall Hangings; Costume and Textile Association 25th Anniversary Celebration of Textiles; Norwich, UK
2013  Best of Show/3-D Sculpture; Marin County Fair, San Rafael, CA
2011  Investing in Artists grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), CA
          Second Prize; Octagon Center for the Arts; Ames, IA
            
TEACHING/EMPLOYMENT
1985-present  Studio assistant for Lia Cook, Berkeley, CA
2016     Guest Artist/substitute weaving teacher; Richmond Art Center; Richmond, CA
2014     Card-weaving workshop; artist outreach activity during Artist Residency; Denali National Park, AK
2010     Weaving workshops with 6th- and 8th-graders during Artist Residency; Schoodic Education Adventure (SEA);  Acadia National Park, ME

EDUCATION
2014-16    Studies in Fiber Sculpture; College of Marin, Kentfield, CA
1972-1985  Studies in weaving/textile art; Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts, and Pacific Basin School of Textile Arts; Berkeley, CA
1968-71    Undergraduate studies; University of California; Berkeley, CA
1965-66    Undergraduate studies; California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018  Stanton, Andra F. Dimensional Cloth. Shiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen, PA.
2017  Lee, Anne and E.  Ashley Rooney, eds. Artistry in Fiber, Vol. 1: Wall Art and Vol. 2: Sculpture. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen, PA.
2014  TextileArt around the world. Textile-link/Ellen Bakker. The Netherlands.
2012  Schoeser, Mary. Textiles: The Art of Mankind. Thames & Hudson. New York, NY. 2012.
2007  The Guild Sourcebook of Architectural & Interior Art 22. Guild Sourcebooks. Madison, WI. 2007.
2004  Kieffer, Susan Mowery, ed. Fiberarts Design Book Seven. Lark Books. Asheville, NC. 2004.
2003  The Sourcebook of Architectural & Interior Art 18. Guild Sourcebooks. Madison, WI. 2003.
2002  Palmer, Tom, ed. Craft of Northern California. Alcove Books. Oakland, CA. 2002.
2000  The Designer’s Sourcebook 15: Art for the Wall, Furniture & Accessories. Kraus Sikes Inc.,Madison, WI. 2000. Also 1999, 1998 and 1996.
1995  Batchelder, Ann and Nancy Orban, eds. Fiberarts Design Book Five. Lark Books. Asheville, NC. 1995.

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