SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Barbara Shapiro’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States and around the world—from San Francisco to New York, from England and France to Israel, Hong Kong, Korea and Japan.

  • Shifting Landscapes, Form and Concept Gallery sponsored by Surface design Association, February 24 to May 20, 2017

  • Indigo and Beyond, Textile Society of America Symposium, Savannah, GA, Space Gallery, October 7 to 28, 2016

  • Baskets and Mended Turnings by Barbara Shapiro, Google San Francisco, Main Lobby Gallery,  August 22 to October 17, 2016

  • Beyond the Surface, No Cal Surface Design Association, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, January 10 to February 28, 2016

  • All Things Considered VIII, National Basketry Association, Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA, September 19 to November 8, 2015

  • Pairings: Collaborative Works by Two or More Artists, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA, Collaboration with Chuck Quibell, August 19 to October 4, 2015

  • Natural Dye Showcase, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA, August 3 to 28, 2015

  • All Things Considered VIII, National Basketry Association, Grand Hand Gallery, St Paul, MN, July 9 to Aug 9, 2015 

  • Fiber Directions, Juror’s exhibit, Wichita Center for the Arts National Exhibition, Wichita, KS, March 27 to May 10, 2015

  • Teacher's exhibit, CNCH 2014

  • Bay Area Basket Makers, Alameda Art Gallery, Alameda, CA, 2013

  • FiberWorks 2013, Tulsa OK, July - August, 2013

  • Four Weavers, Petaluma Art Center, Petaluma CA 2013

  • Bojagi and Beyond, Seoul, Korea, August 2012

  • Mending=Art, Borowsky Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

  • Energy Nexus: Interpretations in Fiber, Hong Kong Visual Arts Center, 2011

  • Winter Solstice, Fibreart Design Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 2011

  • Bojagi and Beyond, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, 2011

  • To Dye For: A World of Saturated Color, De Young Museum, San Francisco, 2010-2011

  • Carved Board Clamp Resist Dyeing, UNO Weber Gallery, Omaha, NE 2010

  • Textiles, Glass, Clay, Wood, Metal: The Interface. HotShops Art Center, OMAHA, NE, 2010

  • Web and Flow, Textile Center Joan Mondale Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2009

  • Adorned Cloth: Contemporary Surface Design in Fiber Art, The Mills Building, San Francisco, 2008-2009

  • Birds + Dwellings, San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design, San Francisco, 2008

  • Weaving and Resist, Ybor Art Gallery, Tampa Bay, FL, 2008

  • Beyond Basketry 2008, Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, OH, 2008

  • Baulines Master Exhibit, ArtWorks Downtown, San Rafael, CA, 2007

  • Off the Wall,Translations Gallery, Denver, CO, 2007

  • Mood Indigo, Hilmer Art Gallery, Omaha, NE, 2007

  • By the Hand, Bedford Gallery,Walnut Creek, CA, 2006

  • Baulines Guild Master and Apprentice Exhibit, City of Oakland Craft and Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2006

  • Convergence 2006: Grand Crossings, Fiber Art: Cutting Edge Grandeur, and Twist Exhibit, Grand Rapids, MI 2006

  • Woven Scrolls and Baskets, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Contemporary Craft Gallery, 2006

  • CNCH 2006 Teacher’s Gallery, Modesto, CA, 2006

  • Inspired By Marin, Baulines Craft Guild Exhibit, Marin Community Foundation, Novato CA, 2006

  • Baulines Craft Guild Exhibit, Gualala Art Center, Gualala, CA, 2006

  • Coming Home, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, 2005

  • ACGA/Baulines Craft Guild 2005, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, 2005

  • Woven Treasures By Barbara Shapiro, Solo exhibit at Treasure Gallery, Los Altos, CA, 2005

  • Fiber 2004, Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA, 2004

  • Innovations in FiberArt, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, 2004

  • Coordinator’s Award Meditative Visions / Contemporary Fiber, Two artists, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO, 2004

  • Queen of the Plains, Convergence 2004, Denver, CO, 2004

  • Mountain Majesty, Convergence 2004, Denver, CO, 2004

  • Spirit of the West, Jefferson Unitarian Church, Golden, CO, 2004

  • Craft Showcase 4, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA, 2003

  • Tea Pot Redefined, Mobilia Gallery at SOFA, Chicago, 2003

  • Braids and Beyond, The Braid Society, Knit/Stitch, London, Harrogate, UK, 2003

  • Innovations in FiberArt, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, 2002

  • Craft Showcase 3, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, 2002

  • Tactile Dimensions: New Shibori, Knit/Stitch, London, Dublin, Harrogate, UK, 2002

  • Shibori Now, Gallery Renga-kan, Yokohama, Japan, 2002

  • Departure, Three artist show, Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, 2002

  • Treasure Trove, An Invitational Fiber Exhibit, Convergence, Vancouver, Canada, 2002

  • Kimono Kinship, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA, 2001

  • Remembering: Fiber Art Salutes the Past, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, 2001

  • Fiber 2000: Indigo Bridging Cultures, Textile Arts Centre, Chicago, IL, 2000

  • Tablet Weaving:  A Renewed Tradition, French Cultural Center, Haifa, Israel, 2000

  • Jubilation, William Mallory, Sr. Gallery, Art Consortium's African American Museum, Cincinnati, OH, 2000

  • Jubilation, Convergence 2000, Cincinnati, OH, 2000

  • Fiber Artists of CHCH 2000, Aegis Gallery, Saratoga, CA, 2000

  • Fiber Celebrated '99, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM, 1999

  • Fiber 98, Textile Arts Center, Chicago, IL, 1998

  • Small Expressions, HGA, Atlanta International Museum, Atlanta, GA, 1998

  • 30th Annual Textile Exhibit, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA, 1997

  • Contemporary Religious Textiles, Friends of Fiber International, SOFA 1998 New York, NY, 1998

  • 29th Annual Textile Exhibit, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA, 1997

  • The Continuous Thread:  Three Generations, College of Marin, Marin, CA, 1997

  • Stillwell Show, Awarded Best Textile, California State University, San Francisco, 1997

  • Kimono:  A New Look at an Old Form, Cabrillo College Gallery, Soquel, CA, 1996

  • Timeless Expressions, Convergence, Portland, OR, 1996

  • The Layered Surface, Cesar Chavez Center Art Gallery, San Francisco, 1995

  • Tiny Textiles, Acme Gallery, San Francisco, 1995

  • Custom Handweaver Anniversary Celebration, Allied Arts, Menlo Park, CA, 1992

  • New thread & In the Park, Convergence, San Jose, CA, 1990

  • Textiles:  Basic Shapes, Bay View Bank, San Francisco, 1985

  • Annual Juried Shows, Conference of Northern California Handweavers, 1981-2004