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Exhibitions

2008

“Form, Color & Expression thru Fiber”
Syd Entel Galleries, Safety Harbor, FL. June 26-July 26.

“River of Grass”
International Juried basket exhibition. Juror: John Garrett, Pink Lady fishbone vessel. HGA Convergence 2008, Tampa, FL. June 25 - 28

“Designing Weavers Sideshow”
ArtCenter Manatee, W. Bradenton, FL. June 12 - July 5.

“Appassionata!”
Ventura Music Festival Art Project 2008, Various venues, Ventura, CA. Jan 5-March 29.

“Medusae (the jellies)”
Solo Installation, Koch Gallery, SCIART, Camarillo, CA, Jan. 12-April 26.

2007

“Celebration SCIART: 10th Anniversary Exhibition”
Camarillo, CA. July 14 - Sept. 8.

“Nothing New: Fiber Art from Recycled Materials”
Textile Center, MN. June 22 - Aug. 4.

“Basketry as an Art Form”
The Fine Art Center, Bascom-Louise Gallery, NC. June 16 - July 14.

“Beyond the Basket”
Invitational. del Mano Gallery, Brentwood, CA. June 23 - July 21.

“Nature Observed”
Museum of Ventura County at the Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA. May 26 - Sept. 3.

“The Art of Harmony”
Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA. April 30-June 14. 2007

“Sew Fine”
High Studio Gallery, Moorpark, CA. Invitational , Jan. 5 - Feb. 8, 2007.

2006

“Small Works”
Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA. Invitational by Kevin Wallace, Nov. 18 - Jan 30, 2007.

“Art is Eclectic”
Invitational Group Exhibit, Ventura Co. Government Center, Ventura, CA Juror: Hiroko Yoshimoto. Nov. 15 - Jan. 17, 2007

“Outside the Box”
7th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. Juror: Nathan Larramendy, Nov. 18 - Dec. 30.

“Journeys”
Surface Art Assoication Group Exhibit, Viva Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA Dec. 6 - 23

“New Works”
Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA. Invitational by Kevin Wallace, Oct. - Nov.

“High Fiber”
Group Exhibit at Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. Oct. 1 - 29.

“Putting on Airs”
Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. Juror: Robert Privitt

“Express Yourself in Fiber"
Designing Weavers Group Exhibit, Kendell College of Art, Grand Rapids, MI, July.

“Show & Tell: the art of time”
Group collaborative knotted clock by ‘why Knot-L.A. Collective Group, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Apr. 30 - June 9.

“Island Passages: Artists Celebrate the Channel Islands”
Ventura County Museum of History & Art, Ventura, CA. March 4 - May 29. 25th Anniversary Celebration of Channel Islands National Parks and Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. One of 25 artists selected.

“The Color Red”
Ventura County Arts Council, Atrium Lobby, Government Center, Ventura, CA. Jan. 18 - March 4. Juror Susan Scott

2005

“Inaugural Exhibition”
Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA. Invitational by Kevin Wallace, Nov. 11 - Jan 7, 2006.

“Eccentric Vessels”
Two women show with Cheryl Ann Thomas, Ventura College, Ventura, CA. Nov. 15 - Dec 13.

“Contemporary Baskets 2005”
11th Annual invitational exhibition. del Mano Gallery, L.A,, CA. June 11 - July 15.

“3rd Contemporary Sculptural Basket Invitational"
The American Art Company, Tacoma, WA. May 19 - June 11.

“Material Content: Basketry Sculpture in the 21st Century"
Invitational exhibition curated by Kate Anderson, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO. March 18 - May 15

2004

“The Vessel”, Invitational exhibition Gallery of Functional Art and Lois Lamert Gallery, Bergamont Station, Santa Monica, CA. Nov. 13 – Jan. 2 ,2005

“5th Annual Juried Members Exhibition” Jurors: Lawrence Gipe and Wayne Healy. Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. Oct. 30 - Dec. 18, 2004. 1st Place award for 3D art.

“Fish Follies”, Juried exhibition. San Miguel fishbone vessel. Cordova Historical Museum, Cordova, AK. Juror: Rie Munoz, Sept. 1 - Oct. 31.

“Baskets: Sculptural Constructions” Invitational exhibition. Fishbone vessels. Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. Aug. 20 - Sept. 6.

“Celebrating Nature:Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions,” Invitational exhibition. Immanence, fishbone vessel. Craft &Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Aug. 11 - Dec. 24.

“Design House B®B”04” Upstairs Gallery. Invitational exhibition. Fishbone vessels. Simi Valley, CA. July 25 - Aug. 25.

“why Knot II” Invitational exhibition of LA Knotters Collective, Knotted heart sculptures. Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV. In conjunction with Weave-in 2004 – A Fresh Approach, conference of the Great Basin Basketmakers, July 15 - Sept. 6.

“Don’t Fence Me In, Containing the West”
International Juried basket exhibition. Juror: Kevin Wallace, Emanation fishbone vessel. HGA Convergence 2004 Denver, CO. June/July 2004. Award for non-Traditional and most innovative, given by Thirteen Moons Gallery.

“Show & Tel – art of connection”
Group collaborative knotted telephone by ‘why Knot II-L.A. Collective Group’ at the Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA. June 6 - Sept. 10.

Invitational exhibition at Camarillo Library, Camarillo, CA. May 2004.

“Invitational Contemporary Basket Exhibition”
Fishbone vessels. Allied Arts Association Art Gallery, Richland, WA. April 4 - 30, 2004

“Traditional Craft-Contemporary Art”
Juried exhibition. Jurors: Liana Haubrich and Nancy Moore Bess. Conception, Fishbone vessel. New Hampshire Institute of Art Galleries and Northeast Basketmakers Guild, March 12 - April 18.

2003

“The Inspired Vessel”
Invitational exhibition, Seven fishbone vessels and one knotted fiber sculpture From the Bottom of My Heart, Barnsdall Art Park, LA Municipal Art Gallery, CA. Dec. 10, 2003 - Feb. 8, 2004.

“Craft Forms 2003”
Juried exhibition, Juror: Paul J. Smith. Cortez Bank, fishbone vessel, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. Dec. 7, 2003 - Jan. 23, 2004.

“Points of Light”
Juried exhibition. Jurors: Roxie Ray-Bordelon and Kathy Waggoner. Gardens of the World, Thousand Oaks, CA. Dec. 9 - Jan. 11, 2004 Awarded Best of Show

“2003” Open National Exhibit"
Juror: Roland Reiss. Fishbone vessels – 302 and Purisima Point, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA. Oct. 19 - Nov. 15, 2003. Awarded Juror’s Choice for 302.

“The 2nd Contemporary Basket Invitational”
Three fishbone vessels. The American Art Company, Tacoma WA. Oct. 16 - Nov. 15, 2003.

“Interweave”
Invitational group exhibition. Fishbone vessels, Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA. Oct. 11 - Nov, 6, 2003.

2002

“Contemporary Baskets”
Invitational exhibition by Southern California Artists, Los Angeles International Airport, Bradley International Terminal, presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Guest Curator; Kevin V. Wallace. Oct. 2002 - Jan. 2003.

“Fiber Optics: Contemporary Basketry and Knotting”
Invitational group exhibition. Five Fishbone vessels and knotted fiber sculptures, Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, Oct. 18 - Nov. 16, 2002.

“Contemporary Baskets, Small Treasures 2002”
Invitational exhibition. Twelve fishbone vessels, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2002.

“Cross Currents”
Juried International basket exhibition. Fishbone vessel, Cortez Bank, HGA Convergence 2002 Vancouver –Textile Tides. Vancouver BC, Canada, August 2002.

“A Classic Competition 2002”
Juried exhibition. San Miguel fishbone vessel. Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA. July 2002. 1st Place Award for Three Dimensional Art

Exhibition sponsored by the Ventura County Arts Council at Ventura Governmental Gallery, Tanner Bank fishbone vessel. May 2002.

Women’s Festival of the Arts”
Juried exhibition. Two fishbone vessels, Butterfly Bank and 302, The 2nd City Council Gallery, Long Beach, CA March 9 - April 19, 2002.

2001

“2nd Juried Membership Show
Group of fishbone vessels. Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. Dec. 2001 - Jan. 2002.

“Knot That Small”
Invitational exhibition of the LA Knotting Collective. Extreme Tides and Bait Ball, knotted fiber sculptures. del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. October 2001.

“Metamorphosis: Water and Bones”
Two women exhibition with Roxie Ray-Bordelon. Series (10) of fish bone vessels. Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. October 2001.

“2nd Invitational Exhibition”
Members Show. From the Bottom of My Heart knotted fiber sculpture. O’Keefe Gallery, Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. July 1 - Aug. 24, 2004

“Los Angeles Knotting Collective”
Invitational Group Exhibition. From the Bottom of My Heart, Women, and Mama Fuzz. Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. May 2001.

“Ventura Artwalk”
Exhibition. Fiber Sculpture, knotted waxed linen. Topper Room, Buenaventura Library, Ventura CA. April 2001.

“Artist-in-Residence”
Exhibition. Four knotted fiber sculptures. Georgia O’Keefe Gallery, Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. February 2001

2000

“A Classic Competition 2000”
Juried exhibition. Women, knotted fiber sculpture. Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA. July 2000. 1st Place Award for Three Dimensional Art.

“Artist-in-Residence”
Exhibition. Reach for the Stars, knotted fiber sculpture. Georgia O’Keefe Gallery, Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA. March 2000.

1999

“From Fiber to Form: the Unexpected”
Invitational exhibition. Knotted fiber sculpture; fishbone vessel. Studio Channel Islands Art Center Gallery, Camarillo, CA. Nov. 1999- Jan. 2000.

Opening gala event. Knotted fiber sculptures and fishbone vessels. Studio Channel Islands Art Center, on the campus of California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA. September 1999.

1998

“Why Knot”
Invitational – Nine Southern California Sculptural Knotting Artists. Three knotted fiber sculpture artworks. Angeles Gate, San Pedro, CA.

1997

College of the Sequoia’s, exhibition in conjunction with basketry conference. Random weave basket. August 1997.

1993

“Earth Spirit”
Juried showcase exhibition. Fishbone and kelp baskets. Conference Association of Southern California Handweavers, Riverside, CA. May 1993.

1989

“Fish: An Exhibit”
National juried exhibition. Remembrance, fishbone vessel. Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana. My entry was selected to be in their traveling exhibit for one year. During this time it was shown in five different galleries around the country. July.

“Flytyers of California”
Invited to exhibit fishbone and kelp baskets during this exhibition. Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA. March 13 - April 14, 1989.