Apr
21
Jul 16

Three Left Coast Artists

  • San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

I have the honor of curating this exhibit featuring the work of Linda Gass, Gyongy Laky and Linda MacDonald.

Feb
24
May 20

Shifting Landscapes at Form and Concept Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

My work Sea Change has been selected for this exhibit sponsored by the Surface Design Association. The work deals with on going water issues in California and beyond. I used controlled seepage in a clamp resist technique with indigo dye on handwoven cotton and linen. Seven pieces were dyed and arranged to create a water horizon line with unknown depths below. 

Aug
22
Oct 4

Mended Turnings at Google

  • Google -- 4th Floor

My baskets and a selection of Mended Turnings created collaboratively with wood turner Chuck Quibell at the Google building in San Francisco at 345 Spear Street in four large vitrines in the 4th floor lobby. The lobby is open to the public Monday – Friday during business hours. 

 

May
4
8:30 pm20:30

The Craft of Textiles

  • Artists Speak about Contemporary Craft, De Young Museum

Artists Speak about Contemporary Craft, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA.
Other participants included Clifford Rainey (glass), John Toki (clay), Barbara Holmes (wood), and Jack Da Silva (metal).

 

Mar
5
Mar 6

A Greener Indigo Workshop

  • Arizona Surface Design Association

“A Greener Indigo” Workshop

March 5 – 6, 2016, ASU and the Arizona Surface Design Association at ASU

Jan
6
Feb 28

BEYOND THE SURFACE

  • San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

 A Northern California Surface Design Association Exhibit

My seven coiled indigo disk installation called Testing Testing II has a prominent position in this wonderful exhibit. I was award an Honorable Mention for my work. See detail on this page. 

Aug
9
Oct 4

Pairings: Collaborative Works by Two or More Artists

  • Healdsburg Center for the Arts

Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA. Three bowls from the Mended Turnings series created Chuck Quibell and me will be exhibited.                                                                                                                                                                                    

Jul
9
Aug 9

All Things Considered VIII

  • National Basketry Association, Grand Hand Gallery,

National Basketry Association, Grand Hand Gallery, St Paul, MN.
September 19 to November 8, 2015. Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA.
My indigo dyed coiled disk installation called “Testing Testing II” will be featured in this exciting exhibition. Catalogue available.

Sep
19
Sep 22

TSA Symposium

  • TSA Symposium

I spoke about three extraordinary West Coast textile artists. The paper I presented is available on Digital Commons, TSA Symposium, Washington, DC. My recent review of the TSA Symposium 2014 tour to see the Kay Sekimachi/Bob Stocksdale exhibit at the Mingei Museum in San Diego will soon be available on Digital Commons as well.