Education

1996 / BFA Painting / University of Rhode Island

1996 / BA Marine Affairs / University of Rhode Island

1992 / Sea Education Association / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute / Boston University

1991 / Tyler School of Art / Temple University

1990 / Parsons School of Design

1990 / New School for Social Research

1989 / Moore College of Art + Design

1989 / Philadelphia College of Textiles + Science

 

Fellowships + Awards

2017 / Trocaire Leadership in the Arts Award / Gwynedd Mercy Academy / Gwynedd, PA

2015 / Pulse Prize / Nominee/ Pulse Contemporary Art Fair / New York City

2014 / Artist of the Year / Nominee / RAD Girls / Philadelphia

2014 / National Book Award / My Favorite Friend / Blurb.com

2013 / Best in Show / Fabrics + Fibers / Markeim Arts Center / Haddonfield, NJ

2011 / Tomorrow Stars Award / Verge Fair / Art Basel Miami

2011 / New Courtland Fellowship / Center for Emerging Visual Artists / Philadelphia

 

Select Solo Exhibitions

2016 / Wrapped Up / The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania/ Philadelphia

2016 / The Foragers / Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education/ Philadelphia

2015 / Pulse Contemporary Art Fair / Featured by InLiquid / New York City

2014 / In Retrospect: 10 Years of Fiber Arts / The Painted Bride / Philadelphia

2013 / Spring Forward: Contemporary Fibers in Historic Homes / Philadelphia Museum of Art

2013 / Offering / 3rd Street Gallery / Philadelphia

2012 / Cold Comfort / Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education/ Philadelphia

2013 / Purge / 3rd Street Gallery / Philadelphia

2009 / Heaven and Hell / Highwire Gallery / Philadelphia

2008 / Short Stories / The Showroom / Philadelphia

1998 / Boxes / Kavehaz Gallery / SOHO / New York City

1997 / Memory Dresses / Sai Gallery / SOHO / New York City

1996 / Finding Family / Stephen Gang Gallery/ Chelsea / New York

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2017 / The Woodmere Annual / Woodmere Art Museum / Philadelphia,

2017 / Art in the Age of Injustice / Women’s Caucus for the Arts / Philadelphia,

2017 / Feminist Fiber Arts / Virago Gallery / Seattle, WA

2017 / Conversations / Philadelphia Sculptors / Legend Gallery, Philadelphia

2016 / The Faces of Politics: In/Tolerance / The Fuller Craft Museum / Brockton, MA

2016 / Between the Threads / Rowan University / Glassboro, NJ

2016 / Natural Threads / Heritage Museum and Gardens / Sandwich, MA

2016 / By Hand / Blue Line Gallery / Roseville, CA

2016 / Black Lives Matter / Gallery 51 at MCLA / North Adams, MA

2015 / Bushwick Arts Weekend / Pop Up Gallery / Brooklyn, NY

2014 / Multiples: Critical Craft and Fine Art Fair / Chicago, IL

2014 / Reanimate / Philadelphia Sculptors / Pop UP Gallery / Philadelphia

2014 / Four Corners / The Painted Bride / Philadelphia

2013 / Out of the Loop / West Hartford Arts League / Hartford, CT

2013 / Renegade / Rockwell Gallery, Ridgefield, CT

2012 / Stitch Witchery / Multiple Locations / Curator / Philadelphia

2011 / Opposites Attract / Philadelphia Sculptors / University of the Arts/ Philadelphia

2010 / New Visions IIII / Goggleworks Center for the Arts / Reading, PA

2010 / The Journey / Philadelphia Sculptors / URBN Gallery / Philadelphia

2009 / On the Fringe of Fiber / City Hall Gallery / Philadelphia

1998 / Women / Papp Gallery / SOHO / New York City

1997 / Five Women, Quickly / Sai Gallery / SOHO / New York City

 

Select Press + Publications

2016 / The Courier Post

2016 / The Boston Globe

2016 / The Patriot Ledger

2016 / The Philadelphia Inquirer

2016 / Broad Street Review

2016 / Newsworks.org

2016 / Knithacker.com

2015 / Fiber Art Now Magazine / Excellence in Fibers

2015 / The Sacramento Bee

2015 / Art News

2015 / Artnet News

2015 / The Philadelphia Inquirer

2014 / City Paper

2013 / The Knight Foundation

2013 / The Philadelphia Inquirer

2013 / Empty Kingdom

2012 / Newsworks.org

2012 / The Philadelphia Inquirer

2012 / The Knight Foundation

 

Professional Positions

2014 - Present / The Handwork Studio / Consultant / Narberth, PA

2008 - 2014 / The Handwork Studio / Curriculum Developer / Narberth, PA

2011 - 2013 / Fiber Philadelphia 2012 / Executive Team Member / Philadelphia

1996 - 2007 / Corporate Interior Design / Various Companies / New York City + Philadelphia

 

Affiliations

2016 - Present - Women’s Caucus for the Arts / Philadelphia and National

2013 - Present / Philadelphia Guild of Hand Weavers / Philadelphia, PA

2013 - Present / Surface Design Association Member / Philadelphia, PA

2011 - Present / Philadelphia Sculptors Member / Philadelphia, PA

2011 - Present / Inliquid Member / Philadelphia, PA