CURRICULUM VITAE

Selected Items


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 UNBOUND: Gallery at Creative Pinellas | Largo, FL
2019 Gallery 114, HCC, Ybor City Campus | Tampa, FL
2018 ARTicles @ Leslie Curran Gallery | St. Petersburg, FL (two-person)
2017 Art Center Sarasota | Sarasota, FL
2016 Gallery 221, HCC Dale Mabry Campus | Tampa, FL
2015 Martha Gault Gallery, Slippery Rock University | Slippery Rock, PA
2014 Women & Their Work Gallery | Austin, TX
2013 Pittsburgh Artist of the Year, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Borelli-Edwards Galleries | Pittsburgh, PA (Two-person)
2007 MX ESPAI 1010 | Barcelona, SPAIN
2007 Westmoreland Museum of American Art | Greensburg, PA
2007 Maui Arts Center, Kahului | Maui, HI
2006 Arlington Arts Center | Arlington, VA
2005 Angel Kitchen, M.X. ESPAI 1010 | Barcelona, SPAIN
2005 The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center | Honolulu, HI
2004 The Butler Institute of American Art | Youngstown, OH
2003 Robeson Gallery, Penn State University | State College, PA
2002 Organization of Independent Artists | New York, NY
2001 Associated Artists Gallery | Pittsburgh, PA
2000 San Augustin National University | Arequipa, PERU


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 SKYWAY: 2020/21, USF Contemporary Art Museum | Tampa, FL (forthcoming)
2021 Florida Contemporary, Artis-Naples, The Baker Museum | Naples, FL (forthcoming)
2021 Creative Pinellas Annual, Gallery @ Creative Pinellas | Largo, FL 
2020 Elements, Tampa International Airport Gallery | Tampa, FL
2019 UNEXPECTED: Art By Alternate Means, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art | Tarpon Springs, FL
2018 Group A: Celebrating 75 Years, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA
2017 Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration, Museum of Fine Arts | St. Petersburg, FL
2016 Répondez S’il Vous Plait, Galerie Hebert | Paris, FRANCE
2015 VCCA France 10th Anniversary Exhibition, La Chapelle Sainte Catherine | Auvillar, FRANCE
2014 Visual Artists Network 2014 Annual Meeting Exhibition | Tulsa, OK
2014 Art Cloud #2, Multiverso | Florence, ITALY
2011 Il Mondo Nuovo de Tiepolo, Galerie NegPos | Nimes, FRANCE
2010 100th AAP Annual Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art | Pittsburgh, PA
2010 AAP @ Fallingwater, Fallingwater Gallery | Mill Run, PA
2010 Collezione Civica di Fiber Art, Sala Esposizioni | Città di Chieri, Torino, ITALY
2010 Of Disreadings, MX ESPAI 1010 | Barcelona, SPAIN
2009 3rd International Triennal Miniature-Textile | Szombathely Keptar, HUNGARY
2009 À Parti Des Femmes D’Alger De Delacroix, Médiathèque Lucie Aubrac | Ganges, FRANCE
2008 Zig Zag, Hafiyat Karaköy | Istanbul, TURKEY
2008 Citta di Chieri Collection, Polo Culturale | Città di Chieri, Torino, ITALY
2008 El Alpha, Esposta Gallery | Verona, ITALY
2007 Fiero, Kotani, Kim, Asian American Arts Centre | New York, NY
2007 Fiberart International/2007, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA
2006 10th Anniversary, Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center | Honolulu, HI
2005 Visions in Textiles, Izmir Museum of Art & Sculpture | Izmir, TURKEY
2005 95th Associated Artists Exhibition, Warhol Museum | Pittsburgh, PA
2004 Crossing Borders, Suburban Fine Arts Center | Highland Park, IL
2002 Small Works in Fiber, LongHouse Reserve | East Hampton, NY ; SOFA Chicago, IL ; Miyaki Design Studio, Tokyo, JAPAN
2001 5th Baltic Biennial of Weaver’s Miniature, Gdynia Museum | Gdynia, POLAND
2000 90th Juror’s Selection Exhibition, Cannegie Museum | Pittsburgh, PA


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

ARTicles @ Leslie Curran Gallery | St. Petersburg, FL


COLLECTIONS

Città di Chieri | Torino, ITALY
Moulin à Nef at VCCA-France | Auvillar, FRANCE
Dokuz Eylul University | Izmir, TURKEY
The Cleveland Museum | Cleveland, OH
Erie Art Museum, Patron Purchase | Erie, PA
Pittsburgh Public Schools Trust | Pittsburgh, PA
Congregation Rodef Shalom | Pittsburgh, PA
Montclair Art Museum | Montclair, NJ
Pittsburgh International Airport | Pittsburgh, PA
Bank of Hawaii | Honolulu, HI
Beecham Corporation | Pittsburgh, PA
Hawaii State Foundation of Art | Honolulu, HI
Metropolitan Museum of Art | New York, NY


AWARDS & HONORS

2019 Artist Laureate, Creative Pinellas | Largo, FL
2018 Art Alliance Individual Artist’s Award | St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Excellence in Fibers, Fiber Art Now | East Freetown, MA
2014 Visual Artists Network Exhibition Award, Living Arts | Tulsa, OK
2014 VAN National Exhibition Award, Women & Their Work | Austin, TX
2013 Moderator, Paul Klee: Philosophical Vision, Boston College | Boston, MA
2012 Investing in Professional Artists Grant, Heinz Foundation/The Pittsburgh Foundation | Pittsburgh, PA
2011 2013 Pittsburgh Artist of the Year, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Pittsburgh Fiberarts Guild Gallery Award, Borelli-Edwards Galleries | Pittsburgh, PA
2006 VCCA’s Exchange Artist in Residence at Tyrone Guthrie Centre | IRELAND
2006 Artist in Residence at Vermont Studio | Johnson, VT
2005 Fellow at VCCA’s Moulin à Nef | Auvillar, FRANCE
2005 Westmorland Museum Exhibition Award, AAP 95th Exhibition, Warhol Museum | Pittsburgh, PA
2005 Terry Smith Juror’s Award, AAP 95thExhibition,Warhol Museum | Pittsburgh, PA
2004 Vira I. Heinz Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts | Amherst, VA
2002 Robert Storr’s Wallace Family Award, Visual Arts Center | Chautauqua, NY
2001 David McFadden Juror’ Award, Craft National 35, Zoller Gallery | Penn State, PA
2001 Fred Wilson Juror’s Award, 78th Annual Spring Show, Erie Art Museum | Erie, PA
2000 Madeleine Grynsztejn’s Juror Award, AAP 90th Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art | 2000 Jill Synder’s Exhibition Award AAP 90th Exhibition Carnegie Museum| Pittsburgh, PA 1999 Duane Michals Juror’s Award, AAP 89th Exhibition, Carnegie Museum| Pittsburgh, PA
1992 PA State Crafts Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts | Pennsylvania
1985 PA State Crafts Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts | Pennsylvania


EDUCATION

1977 MFA | Tyler School of Art | Elkins Park, PA
1962 BFA | University of Hawaii | Honolulu, HI


TEACHING POSITIONS

2008-2010 Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey | Adjunct Professor
1979-2000 Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA | Professor Emerita
1976-1977 Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA | Instructor