EDUCATION

2008 Master of Fine Arts: Fibers,
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art/Fibers,
Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 Seasonal Blues: Exploring Indigo
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

2008 Home Front: MFA Thesis Exhibition
Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006 New Work
Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2015 Handmade: Explorations in Fiber Art 
BlackRock Center for the Arts,  Germantown, MD

2014 FIBER: Exploring Today and Remembering Yesterday
Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center, Annandale, VA

Coast to Coast
Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA

2012 Bountiful
Jarrett Thor Gallery, Colonial Beach, VA

2010 Make Me Something Beautiful/NJ Arts Annual: Crafts 
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Jurors: Nicolas R. Bell, Ulysses Grant Dietz

2008 Transformations/New Jersey Arts Annual: Crafts
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ 
Juror:
Margaret O’Reilly

Fabulous Fiber: A Juried Exhibition
The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
Jurors: Geraldine Velasquez, Joanie San Chirico

“Semi” Tyler School of Art Juried MFA Exhibition
The Gray Area at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Juror: Elizabeth Grady

Fiberarts International 2007
Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
Jurors: Dorothy Caldwell, Lois Moran, Naomi Kobayashi

Fiber National 2007
Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster,PA
Juror: Gail Brown

2006 50th Annual Juried Print Show
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Jurors: Judith Brodsky, Kristin Heming, Nona Hershey

2005

Form Not Function
The Carnegie Center, New Albany, IN

16th Annual NJ Small Works Show
Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

Fiber Directions
Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS

Fiber Celebration
Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, Longmont, CO

Common Thread/Juried Show of the NJ/NY Surface Design Association
Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

A Survey of Styles
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA

2004 Art Quilts at the Whistler
The Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA

2003

Visions, Volumes and Verses
Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015  Zodiac
Passage Gallery, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Northern VA Community College, Alexandria VA

2013 Yard Art
Lord Fairfax Community College   Middletown & Warrenton, VA

2012 NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition
Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2012 Into the Woods FiberPhiladelphia,
Great Hall at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Gleanings: Work by Matrix
The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

Uncommon Threads Invitational Exhibit
Trenton Artworks, Trenton, NJ

 Imaginary Landscapes
Les Malumet Gallery, Union, NJ

Sticks and Stones: Work by the New Art Group
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

2009 NEXUS: Merck 2009 Invitational Exhibit
Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

Fine Arts Adjunct Faculty Exhibit
James Howe Art Gallery/Kean University, Union, NJ

Truth/Lies: Work by the New Art Group
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

New Year/New Yearnings
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

2008 Sixth International Fiber Biennial 2008
Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Group Show: Members of Studio Six
Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

2007 Second Year MFA Graduate Student Show
Tyler Gallery, Elkins Park, PA

 2006 Sculptural Objects and Fine Arts Show
Snyderman-Works Gallery, Chicago, IL

Needle Culture: Contemporary Mixed Media Textiles
Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2005 Group Show
Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

Miniature Textile Exhibit
Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights, NJ

2004 Digital Origins: Emerging American Textile Artists
Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2002 Pocket Change and Other Pleasures
Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2012 Distinguished Educators Exhibition
FiberPhiladelphia 2012, The Gray Area at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009 New Year/New Yearnings
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

 AWARDS

2009 New Jersey Individual Fellowship Award

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dec. 2010 – present, Executive Board Member of FiberPhiladelphia 2012

Jan. 2009 – Dec. 2010, Adjunct Faculty
Kean University, Fine Arts Department, Union, NJ

Jan. 2009 – Dec. 2010, Adjunct Faculty
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Jan. – May 2008, Teaching Assistant
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Sep. – Dec 2007 Internship
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (artwork reproduced, cited or reviewed)

Carol K. Russell, “Fiber Art Today”,
Schiffer Publishing, Arglen, PA, 2011.

Spike Gillespie, “Quilting Arts”,
Voyageur Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.

Edward J. Sozanski, “Stretching Fiber to the Max”,
The Philadelphia Inquirer,

March 16, 2008, Arts & Entertainment.

Elizabeth Grady, “Semi”, Exhibition Essay, March 2008.

Vicky A. Clark, “In Review: Fiberarts International”,
Surface Design Journal, Spring 2008, Volume 32, No. 3.

Lois Martin, “In Review: Common Thread”,
Surface Design Journal, Spring 2006, Volume 30, No. 3.

 Laura Cater-Woods, “Dreaming the Garden”,
Quilting Arts, Spring 2004, Issue 13.

 Juliarose Loffredo, “Thoughts from the Next Generation”,
FiberArts, September/October 2003 Volume 30, No. 2.

 Marlene Cohen, “Art Quilts at the Whistler”,
Popular Patchwork (UK), June 2003.

COLLECTIONS

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah, WI