Exhibitions

2022

West Michigan Arts Competition

LowellArts

Lowell, MI

March 5 - April 16

2021

No Justice, No Peace – Global Protest, Unrest, and Conflict

James Wise Gallery

Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA
Oct. 15 - Dec. 10

Fantastic Fibers

Yeiser Art Center

Paducah, KY

April 1 - May 29

West Michigan Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute of Art Kalamazoo, MI
June 5 - Sept. 12

Persistence III
National All Women’s Exhibition

d’Art Center
Norfolk, VA
March 13 - March 31

Women’s Works – 34th Annual Show

Northwest Area Arts Council

Old Court House Arts Center Woodstock, IL
June 3 - June 26

Inclusion in FELT Magazine Issue #25

Spring/Summer 2021

2020

Regional Juried Arts Competition

Carnegie Center for the Arts

Three Rivers, MI
Jan. 19 - Feb. 19

Award - Best of Show 3D

Fantastical Flora & Fauna

Regional Juried Show
South Haven Center for the Arts

South Haven, MI
Sept. 25 - Nov. 7

Inclusion in book, “Not Normal – Art in the Age of Trump”

Curated & edited by

Karen Guttfruend

Finding Your Voice in America Today

Kellwood Contemporary Art

Baton Rouge, LA
Jan. 12 - March 14

Women’s Works – 33rd Annual Show

Northwest Area Arts Council

Old Courthouse Arts Center

Woodstock, IL

March 14 - April 11

Fantastic Fibers

Yeiser Art Center

Paducah, KY 

April 6 - May 30

What Are You Voting For?

Woman Made Gallery

Chicago, IL
Oct. 9 - 31

2019

97th Annual All Media Exhibition

Ann Arbor Art Center
Ann Arbor, MI
Oct. 19 - Nov. 26

West Michigan Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute for the Arts
Kalamazoo, MI
May 10 - Aug. 25
Award - Kalamazoo Knitter’s Guild Award for Fiber

Regional Juried Arts Competition

Carnegie Center for the Arts

Three Rivers, MI
Jan. 20 - Feb. 20

Award - Second Place

Innovations in Fiber

South Haven Center for the Arts South Haven, MI
Sept. 28 - Nov. 9

Award - Second Prize

Fiber Reactions - Invitational

REACH Fiber Gallery & Educational Studio

Lansing, MI
April 5 - May 31

Michigan All Arts Competition

Holland Area Arts Council
Holland, MI

Sept. 13 - Oct. 18
Award - Diana Van Kolken Memorial Award

Observation/
Conservation

Valley Art Center

Chagrin Falls, OH

March 29 - May 8

2018

96th All Media Exhibition

Ann Arbor Art Center
Ann Arbor, MI
Nov. 2 - Dec. 1

West Michigan Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Kalamazoo, MI
May 26 - Sept. 2
Award - Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo Award for Fiber

2018 Regional Juried Show

Carnegie Center for the Arts
Three Rivers, MI
Jan. 21 - Feb. 17
Award - Best of Show: Three Dimensional

57th Annual Greater MI Art Exhibition

Midland Center for the Arts Midland, MI
Sept. 22 - Nov. 4

Fantastic Fibers

Yeiser Art Center

Paducah, KY

April 14 - June 9

Michigan League of Handweavers 20th Annual Biennial

Shiawasse Art Center

Owosso, MI
Feb. 6 - March 11

90th Annual Regional Juried Show

Muskegon Museum of Art Muskegon, MI
Aug. 30 - Nov. 7

32nd Annual LowellArts West Michigan Art Competition

LowellArts
Lowell, MI
March 10 - April 14

2017

Fantastic Fibers

Yeiser Art Center

Paducah, KY

April 22 - June 17

89th Regional Exhibition

Muskegon Museum of Art Muskegon, MI
Sept. 28 - Nov. 8

Fiber Inspirations

Michigan League of Handweavers Conference

Hope College
Holland, MI
June 2 - 7

Award - Second Prize/Fiber Arts

Flights of Fantasy

Arts Council of South East Missouri Cape Girardeau, MO
June 2 - July 29

2016

It’s Elemental – Earth/Air

Valley Art Center

Chagrin Falls, OH

Jan. 28 - March 2

Annual Member’s Show

South Haven Center for the Arts South Haven, MI
April 19 - June 1

Biennial Fiber Show

Michigan League of Handweavers Dennos Museum Center
Traverse City, MI
March 20 - May 29

Award - Honorable Mention: Fiber Arts

Blue Ridge Fiber Show

North Carolina Arboretum
Asheville, North Carolina
Oct. 1 - Dec. 31
Award – Second Prize Felting: Decorative/Professional

West Michigan Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute of Art
Kalamazoo, MI
April 9 - July 10
Award – Grand Prize: Helen B. Sheridan Memorial Award (for body of work)

National Juried Show

Southern Appalachian Artist’s Guild Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association Blue Ridge, GA
Oct. 15 - Nov. 12
Award - Honorable Mention: Fiber

2015

It’s Secondary

Valley Arts Center

Chagrin Falls, OH

Jan. 16 - March 4

Purchase Award

Fiber Directions

Michigan League of Handweavers Conference Hope College
Holland, MI
June 7 - 12

Award - Second Prize: Fiber Art

National Fiber Directions

Wichita Center for the Arts

Wichita, KS
March 27 - May 10

Coastal Fiber Arts Exhibition

Astoria Visual Arts Association Astoria, OR
August 6 - Sept. 15

Award - Best Use of Fiber

West Michigan Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute of Art

Kalamazoo, MI
May 9 - August 9
Award - Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo Award for Fiber

2014

Annual Member’s Show

South Haven Center for the Arts South Haven, MI
April 25 - June 1

Fifth Annual Great Lakes Juried Show

South Haven Center for the Arts South Haven, MI
Sept. 12 - Oct. 26

Award - Second Prize

An Exhibition of Fiber Art

Nave Gallery

Sommerville, MA

Dec. 3 - 21

West Michigan Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute of Art Kalamazoo, MI
May 17 - Aug. 17

Totem – A Juried Exhibition

The Purple Pomegranate

Whitefish, MT
Sept. 30 - Oct. 31

Purchase Award

Biennial Fiber Exhibition

Michigan League of Handweavers

Holland Area Arts Council Holland, MI
May 17 - June 29

Award - Honorable Mention: Fiber Arts

Blue Ridge Fiber Show

North Carolina Arboretum
Asheville, North Carolina
Oct. 4 - Jan. 6
Award – First Prize Felting: Decorative/Professional

2013

Annual Member’s Show

South Haven Center for the Arts South Haven, MI
April 26 - June 2
Purchase Award

Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold

Kennedy Heights Arts Center Cincinnati, OH
Aug.17 - Sept. 28

Small Expressions Exhibition

Handweavers Guild of America

Fine Line Arts Center
St. Charles, IL
June 1 - Sept. 7

Fiber Challenge

Michigan League of Handweavers Conference

Hope College
Holland, MI
Aug. 7 - 12

Award - Best of Show & Judge’s Choice: Fashion Accessories

2012

Blue Ridge Fiber Show

North Carolina Arboretum
Asheville, North Carolina
Oct. 2 - Dec. 31

Award - First & Third Prizes Felting: Decorative/Professional

Grants Awarded

Handweavers Guild of America

Mearl K. Gabel II Memorial Grant

2014

Michigan League of Handweavers

Learning Grant

2014

Publications

FELT Magazine

Issue 25
2021

FELT Magazine

Issues 17 & 18
2017

Not Normal: Art in the Age of Trump

Curated by Karen Gutfreund
2019

Worldwide Colours of Felt

Edited by Ellen Bakker

2016