EDUCATION

MA SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia NY (Interdisciplinary Studies)

BFA College of Art and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY

Penland School of Crafts (full scholarship) Penland NC

Haystack Mountain School (full scholarship) Deer Isle ME

SELECTED SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Solo Show Crary Art Gallery, Warren PA June 2020

Solo Show, SUNY Fredonia Incubator Art Gallery Fredonia NY January 2019

Solo Show New Botanical Works, Fern Croft  Buffalo NY 2019

Installation for Burchfield Penny Art Center GOLDEN 2016

Solo Show Brown Bean, Fredonia NY (2005)

Transformations Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk NY (2003)

Solo Show Houghton College, Houghton NY (2000)

Threads Dawson Gallery, Rochester NY (1995)

Michalak/Jacoby FIBERS Access to the Arts, Dunkirk NY (1990)

Painted Tapestries Hallwalls/Matrix Room, Buffalo NY(1982)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

123rd Catalogue Exhibition Buffalo Society of Artists, Juror Margot Muto Head of Exhibitions       Rochester Memorial Art Gallery

Buffalo Society of Artists Spring Show 2019 (curated by Charles Clough) Buffalo NY

Queen City Fine Arts Opening Exhibiton 2019  Buffalo, NY

Women Create 2019   3rd on 3rd Gallery, Jamestown NY

Art in Science Exhibition (Peoples Choice Award) SUNY Fredonia NY Science Center  2018

Buffalo Society of Artists Winter Exhibition 2018   Carnegie Art Center  Buffalo NY

Walking Garden Earth Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown NY (2010)

Art in Craft Media Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo NY (1988, 1990, 1994 2009)

The Art of Zoar I, II Springville Center for the Arts, Springville NY (2007); Olean NY (2008)

LEAF Glass Growers Gallery, Erie PA (2006)

Juried Annual Exhibitions Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo NY

WNY Artists Exhibitions Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo NY (1992, 1996)

Personal Territory Forum Gallery, Jamestown NY, and Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo NY (1991)

Invitational: Selections of Selections Parsons School of Design, New York NY (1990)

Spring Show Erie Art Museum Erie PA (1987)

Three Rivers Festival Pittsburg PA (1984)

International Small Fine Art Atlanta GA (1983)

Minifibers Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH (1982)

Summer Space at Hallwalls (1979)

 

SELECTED AWARDS

Honorable Mention 123rd Catalogue Exhibition Buffalo Society of Artists, Juror Margot Muto Head of Exhibitions, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2019

Art in Science People's Choice Award, SUNY Fredonia 2018

Norstar Bank Award, Grumbacher Award Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo NY (1989, 1992)

Purchase Award Three Rivers Festival (Hillman Foundation), Pittsburgh NY (1984)

 

SELECTED GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS

ArtStart INTERWEAVE (2010)

Decentralization: “Walk With Nature” Audubon Center and Sanctuary (2010)

Projects Pool: “Weaving Us Together” Community Arts Project with adults with disabilities (2009)

Gebbie Foundation: Public Art Project Jamestown NY (2007)

Arts Fund, Arts Council for Chautauqua County (1993)

New York Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship (1989)

Alaska State Arts Council % for Art Program (1984)

New York State Council on the Arts, Public Art Commission (1982)

CETA Art for Public Places 1980