Selected Items


2024/25 BURST | Chihuly Collection | St Petersburg, FL (forthcoming)       

2019 UNBOUND-2019 Artist Laureate Exhibition I Gallery at Creative Pinellas | Largo, FL

         Gallery 114 I HCC I Ybor City Campus | Tampa, FL
2017 Art Center Sarasota | Sarasota, FL
2016 Gallery 221 I HCC Dale Mabry Campus | Tampa, FL
2015 Martha Gault Gallery I Slippery Rock University | Slippery Rock, PA
2014 Women & Their Work Gallery | Austin, TX
2013 Pittsburgh Artist of the Year I Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA
2007 MX ESPAI 1010 | Barcelona, SPAIN
         Westmoreland Museum of American Art | Greensburg, PA
         Maui Arts Center I Kahului | Maui, HI
2006 Arlington Arts Center | Arlington, VA
2005 Angel Kitchen I M.X. ESPAI 1010 | Barcelona, SPAIN
         The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center | Honolulu, HI
2004 The Butler Institute of American Art | Youngstown, OH
2003 Robeson Gallery I Penn State University | State College, PA
2002 Organization of Independent Artists | New York, NY
2000 Associated Artists Gallery | Pittsburgh, PA
2000 San Augustin National University | Arequipa, PERU


2024 Saga University Art Museum | Saga, JAPAN (duo) (forthcoming)

2021-2022 Florida Contemporary I Artis-Naples I The Baker Museum I Naples, FL (trio)

2019 UNEXPECTED:Art By Alternate Means I Leepa-Rattner Museum | Tarpon Springs, FL (trio)

2018 Leslie Curran Gallery | St. Petersburg, FL (duo)

2014 Visual Artists Network 2014 Annual Meeting Exhibition | Tulsa, OK (trio)

2010 Borelli-Edwards Galleries | Pittsburgh, PA (duo)

         Of Disreadings I MX ESPAI 1010 | Barcelona, SPAIN (duo)

2007 Fiero, Kotani, Kim I Asian American Arts Centre | New York, NY (trio)


2024 SKYWAY 2024 | John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art | Sarasota, FL (forthcoming)

2023  Florida Prize in Contemporary Art | Orlando Museum of Art | Orlando, FL 

               (awarded the Florida Prize)

2022 Fiberart International I Contemporary Art Center/Brew House I Pittsburgh, PA 

2021 Creative Pinellas Annual I Gallery @ Creative Pinellas I Naples, FL

         SKYWAY 20/21 I USF Contemporary Art Museum | Tampa, FL 
2020 Elements I Tampa International Airport Gallery | Tampa, FL
2018 Group A: Celebrating 75 Years I Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA

2017 SKYWAY 2017 I Museum of Fine Arts | St. Petersburg, FL
2016 Répondez S’il Vous Plait I Galerie Hebert | Paris, FRANCE
2015 VCCA France 10th Anniversary Exhibition | La Chapelle Sainte Catherine | Auvillar, FRANCE
2014  Art Cloud #2 I Multiverso | Florence, ITALY
2011 Il Mondo Nuovo de Tiepolo I Galerie NegPos | Nimes, FRANCE
2010 100th AAP Annual Exhibition I Carnegie Museum of Art | Pittsburgh, PA
         AAP @ Fallingwater I Fallingwater Gallery | Mill Run, PA
         Collezione Civica di Fiber Art I Sala Esposizioni | Città di Chieri, Torino, ITALY  
2009 3rd International Triennial Miniature-Textile | Szombathely Keptar, HUNGARY        

         À Parti Des Femmes D’Alger De Delacroix I Médiathèque Lucie Aubrac | Ganges, FRANCE
2008 Zig Zag | Hafiyat Karaköy | Istanbul, TURKEY

         Citta di Chieri Collection I Polo Culturale | Città di Chieri, Torino, ITALY
         El Alpha I Esposta Gallery | Verona, ITALY
2007 Fiberart International 2007 I Pittsburgh Center for the Arts | Pittsburgh, PA
2006 10th Anniversary I Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center | Honolulu, HI
2005 Visions in Textiles I Izmir Museum of Art & Sculpture | Izmir, TURKEY
         95th Associated Artists Exhibition I Warhol Museum | Pittsburgh, PA
2004 Crossing Borders I Suburban Fine Arts Center | Highland Park, IL
2002  Small Works in Fiber I LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY | SOFA, Chicago, IL |                                                     

               Miyaki Design Studio, Tokyo, JAPAN

2001 5th Baltic Biennial of Weaver’s Miniature I Gdynia Museum | Gdynia, POLAND
2000 90th Juror’s Selection Exhibition I Carnegie Museum | Pittsburgh, PA


Leslie Curran Gallery | St. Petersburg, FL


Hillsborough Community College | Dale Mabry & Ybor Campuses | Tampa, FL

The Baker Museum | Naples, FL

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


2023 Ashley Holland's Florida Prize in Contemporary Art | Orlando Museum of Art | Orlando, FL

2021 Hvitahus Artist in Residence| Krossavik, ICELAND

2019 Artist Laureate I Creative Pinellas | Largo, FL

2018 Art Alliance Individual Artist’s Award | St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Excellence in Fibers I Fiber Art Now | East Freetown, MA
2014 Visual Artists Network Exhibition Award I Living Arts | Tulsa, OK
         VAN National Exhibition Award I Women & Their Work | Austin, TX

2013 Pittsburgh Artist of the Year I Pittsburgh Center for the Arts I Pittsburgh, PA
         Moderator, Paul Klee: Philosophical Vision I Boston College | Boston, MA
2010 Creative Artist's Grant I Heinz Foundation/The Pittsburgh Foundation | Pittsburgh, PA

         Pittsburgh Fiberarts Guild Gallery Award I Borelli-Edwards Galleries | Pittsburgh, PA
2006 VCCA’s Exchange Artist in Residence I Tyrone Guthrie Centre | IRELAND
         Artist in Residence i Vermont Studio | Johnson, VT
2005 Fellow at VCCA’s Moulin à Nef | Auvillar, FRANCE
         Westmorland Museum Exhibition Award I AAP 95th Exhibition I Warhol Museum |                             Pittsburgh, PA   

         Terry Smith Juror’s Award I 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 I Visual Arts Center | Chautauqua, NY
2001 David McFadden Juror’ Award I Craft National 35, Zoller Gallery | Penn State, PA
         Fred Wilson Juror’s Award I 78th Annual Spring Show, Erie Art Museum | Erie, PA
2000 Madeleine Grynsztejn’s Juror Award I AAP 90th Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art |

              Pittsburgh, PA

         Jill Synder’s Exhibition Award I AAP 90th Exhibition Carnegie Museum| Pittsburgh, PA

1999 Duane Michals Juror’s Award I AAP 89th Exhibition, Carnegie Museum| Pittsburgh, PA
1992 PA State Crafts Fellowship I Pennsylvania Council on the Arts | Pennsylvania
1985 PA State Crafts Fellowship I Pennsylvania Council on the Arts | Pennsylvania


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


2009-2010 Koç University I Istanbul, Turkey | Professor 
1979-2000 Slippery Rock University I Slippery Rock, PA | Professor Emerita
1976-1977 Tyler School of Art I Elkins Park, PA | Instructor