EDUCATION/WORKSHOP

  • 2017 Penland School of Crafts, Structures and Surface, Beth Schaible.
  • 2016 Penland School of Crafts, Drawing With the Press; Eileen Wallace.
  • 2013 Penland School of Crafts,  Recording Line &Texture: A New Approach to Old Traditions; Melanie Finlayson; scholarship recipient.
  • 2011 Penland School of Crafts,  Letterpress Books; Caren Heft.
  • 2010 Penland School of Crafts, Make an Impression: Experiment, Explore, Collaborate; Lynn Avadenka/Roni Gross.
  • 2009 Penland School of Crafts, Stitches in Time: Historical Bindings; Julie Leonard.
  • 2009 Penland School of Crafts, Image, Book, Box; Goedele Peeters.
  • 2008 Penland School of Crafts, Boxes; Practical and Fantastical; Julie Leonard.
  • 2002 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification, Early to Middle Childhood Education, Art.
  • 1994 Penland School of Crafts, Paper and Book: Art Dialogue; Nance O’Banion/Christine Rolik.
  • 1993 G Certification for Teaching; University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • 1984 Fibre Interchange Participant, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada.
  • 1984 MFA in Sculpture and Drawing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • 1983 Studied papermaking and sculpture, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada.
  • 1981 Studied making and dying paper with Elaine Koretsky, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
  • 1979 Penland School of Crafts, ceramics course; scholarship recipient.
  • 1977 BFA in Design, graduated cum laude, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.

SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS/HONORS

  • Regional Artists Project Grant Recipient, 2015, funded by ArtsGreensboro, Greensboro, NC.  
  • Teaching Assistantship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC; From Print to Page, letterpress printing and book arts with Margot Ecke, 2013 Fall Concentration session.
  • Winter 2012 Residency, Print and Letterpress studio, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC; completed printing The Collection, a Botanical A-B-C Book; Margot Ecke lead printer/teacher.
  • Arts Educator of the Year, finalist, United Arts Council of Greensboro Greensboro, NC.
  • Teacher Artist Grant, United Arts Council of Greensboro, NC.
  • Recognized as Elementary Art Teacher of the Year, NC Art Education Association.
  • Scholarship recipient, NC Art Education Association. 
  • Emerging Artist Grant, United Arts Council of Greensboro, NC Arts Council.
  • Honorarium, Greensboro Artists’ League, Greensboro, NC. 
  • Honorarium, Catherine Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
  • Commission for Installation, Spirit Square Arts Center, Charlotte, NC; funded by a New Works Grant, awarded by the NC Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Individual Artist Grant, SC Arts Commission, Columbia, SC.
  • Fibre Interchange Scholarship, Banff Center School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada. Tuition Scholarship, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Adjunct Instructor, book arts course, Guilford College January Term, Greensboro, NC.
  • Adjunct Instructor, Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC.
  • Art Specialist, grades K-5, Guilford County School System, Greensboro, NC.
  • Residency, Cone Regional Cancer Center, Healing Arts Space, Greensboro, NC.
  • Lecturer, Residential College, University of NC, Greensboro, NC.
  • Workshop Instructor, book arts techniques, University of NC, Greensboro, NC.
  • Presenter, NC Art Education Association, Staff Development Weekend Conferences, 1993-2006, workshops on tunnel books, pop-up structures, and printmaking techniques.
  • Lecturer, High Point College, High Point, NC.
  • Instructor, Center for Visual Arts, United Arts Council, Greensboro, NC.
  • Community Outreach Coordinator, Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC.
  • Instructor, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston Salem, NC.

EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Dreams, Book and Print Arts Collective Annual Exhibit,  Transylvania County Public Library, Brevard, NC.
  • BookOpolis 2017, Dream A Book, International juried exhibit, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.          

2016

  • Personal Geographies, Book and Print Arts Collective Annual Exhibit, Transylvania County Public Library, Brevard, NC.
  • Captured Rapture, invitational, Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC.
  • Pop-Up Now II, international juried exhibition, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

2015

  • Selfies, Real or Imagined, curated exhibit, Gallery West, Columbia, SC.
  • Renaissance, Book and Print Arts Collective Annual Exhibit, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • For the Birds - A Tribute, solo exhibit, The Artery, Greensboro, NC.
  • 3rd Annual Juried Artists' Books Exhibition, international juried exhibit, Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • In and Out of the Wild: Animals in Art, curated exhibit, Gallery West, Columbia, SC.

2014

  • BookOpolis 2014, Printmade Artist’s Books, international juried exhibit, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • Rewriting History, Book and Print Arts Collective Annual Exhibit, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • Coptically Bound, national juried exhibit, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

2013

  • The Book Explored, invitational, Hemphill Library/Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC.
  • Art Madness Exhibition and Sale, UNC Greensboro, NC.
  • Sharing the Passion: Artists That Teach, invitational, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC.
  • Seat at the Table, national juried artists book exhibition, WoCA, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Art Lives Here, featured artist, invitational fundraiser for the Hirsch Wellness Network, That Space, Greensboro, NC.

2012

  • Southeast Guild of Bookworkers Juried Exhibit, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • BookOpolis 2012, Editorial Content: Spine Tickling Artists Books, international juried exhibit, Tatana Kellner juror, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • Mini-Movables, a Collection of Pint-Sized Pop-Ups, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.

2011

  • Books and Broadsides (first edition), juried exhibit, Ackland Museum Store, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Art Lives Here, invitational fundraiser for the Hirsch Wellness Network, Gallery 115, Greensboro, NC.
  • BookOpolis 2011, Capital Works Show, international juried exhibit, Eileen Wallace juror, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • Ladies of Letterpress Members Exhibit, BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC.
  • The Celebration of the Book, invitational exhibit sponsored by the Southeast Associaition for Book Arts, McMaster Gallery, USC, Columbia, SC.

2010

  • Art Lives Here, invitational fundraiser for the Hirsch Wellness Network, Gallery 115. Greensboro, NC.
  • Coming Home, 5th Annual Slow Book Salon Exhibiiton, The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC.
  • Book Power!, national juried exhibition, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Dimensions 2010, national juried exhibition, Associated Artists of Winston Salem, NC.
  • Slow Book Salon Book Arts Exhibit 2010, Transylvania County Library, Brevard, NC.

2009

  • Passion and Knowledge: K-12 Art Educators, Gatewood Gallery, UNC Greensboro, NC.
  • BookOpolis 2009, national book arts exhibit, BookWorks, Asheville, NC.
  • Mountain Mosaic, Slow Book Salon exhibit, The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC.
  • Art Lives Here, invitational fundraiser for the Hirsch Wellness Network, Gallery 115, Greensboro, NC.
  • Intimate Curiosities, national juried book arts exhibition, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

2008

  • Rock School Holiday Show, Slow Book Salon Exhibit, Rock School Arts Foundation, Valdese, NC.
  • BookOpolis ’08, open call and curated exhibition, BookWorks, Asheville, NC.
  • Regrowth at the Hemphill, invitational, Green Hill Center for NC Art and Hemphill Library, Greensboro, NC.
  • Juried Professional Members Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC.
  • Secrets and Lies, national juried book arts exhibition, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR.

2007

  • BookOpolis ’07, open call and curated exhibition, BookWorks, Asheville, NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC.

2006

  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC, cash award.

2005

  • More Than Words Can Say: A Celebration of Book Arts, invitational, Milliken Art Gallery, Converse College, Spartenburg, SC.
  • Mary Beth Boone/Peg Ginoux, artists’ book exhibit, Green Hill Center for NC Art and Hemphill Library, Greensboro NC.
  • Contemplating Nature, two person show, The EUC Art Gallery, UNC Greensboro, NC.

2004

  • State of the Art 2004, regional juried exhibition, Associated Artists Gallery, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston Salem, NC.
  • After Hours, Guilford County Schools Art Teachers, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • The 3rd Biennial Women Book Artists Exhibition, national juried exhibition, Converse College, Milliken Art Gallery, Spartanburg, SC.

2003

  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • After Hours, Guilford County Schools Art Teachers, CVA Gallery, Greensboro NC.

2002

  • Variations on a Theme, solo show, Dolley Madison Center, Greensboro,NC.
  • Twenty-Fourth Annual Raleigh Fine Arts Society Artists Exhibition, regional juried exhibition, The A.J. Fletcher Gallery, Meredith College, Raleigh NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • After Hours, Guilford County Schools Art Teachers, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

2001

  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

2000

  • After Hours, Guilford County Schools Art Teachers, CVA Gallery Greensboro, NC.
  • Dimensions 2000: The Art of the New Millennium, national juried exhibition, Associated Artists Gallery, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston Salem, NC. 
  • Artists Hang-Up Award Exhibition, works by 13 North Carolina artists, Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC.

1999

  • Twenty-First Annual Raleigh Fine Arts Society Artists Exhibition, regional juried exhibition, The A.J. Fletcher Gallery, Meredith College, Raleigh NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

1998

  • Collector’s Choice Annual Winter Show, invitational, Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC.
  • An Artist’s Eye, regional invitational, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • Through Women’s Eyes. regional juried exhibition, sponsored by the Women’s Center of Chapel Hill, NC.

1997

  • Emerging Artist Grant Recipients, regional invitational, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC, Honorable Mention Award.

1996

  • Modus Operandi, group show, EUC Gllery, UNC Greensboro, NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

1995

  • Humor-Seriously, invitational, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • Sawtooth’s 50th Anniversary Exhibit, regional invitational, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston Salem, NC.
  • Urban Images, invitational, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

1994

  • Teachers Who Teach, Can! IV, NC Art Educational Association Juried Exhibition, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston Salem, NC.

1990

  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC, cash award.
  • Durham Artists Guild Members Exhibition, Central Carolina Galleries, Durham, NC.

1989

  • Works from the Garret Spaces, Installation, solo show, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

1988

  • Teachers of Art, regional juried competition, Founders Hall Gallery, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.
  • The All Member Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC, cash award.
  • Alternatives with Crafts in America, invitational, Earlham College, Gallery, Earlham, Indiana.

1987

  • The Upstairs Biennial Area Artists’ Show, regional exhibition, The Upstairs Contemporary Artspace, Tryon, NC.
  • Jackson Library Artists, group show, EUC Gallery, UNC Greensboro, NC.
  • Experiences With Matter, regional invitational, Catherine Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

1986

  • Recent Works from the Forbidden Foyers, installation, Spirit Square Arts Center, Charlotte, NC.
  • 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, juried exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • Forbidden Foyers, installation, Sculpture Garden, Waterworks Arts Center, Salisbury, NC.

1985

  • CVA 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • Art on Paper, national juried invitational, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC.
  • Hollow Bourn, installation, the Sculpture Court, SECCA, Winston Salem, NC.
  • New American Talent, national juried exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin TX.
  • Hollow Bourn I, installation, the Deborah Peverall Gallery, Charlotte, NC
  • Fourteenth Annual Works on Paper Exhibition, international juried exhibition, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.

1984

  • Fifth North/South Carolina Fibers Competition, regional juried exhibition, Watkins Hall Gallery, Queens College, Charlotte, NC and the Gibbes Gallery, Charleston, SC.
  • Southern Exposue V, Southeastern Women’s Caucus for Art juried exhibition, Rudolph E. Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC. 
  • Voluntary Confinement, installation, MFA Thesis Exhibit, McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC.
  • Artists Guild of Columbia 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Columbia Museums of Arts and Sciences, Columbia, SC.
  • Paper Fiber VII, national juried exhibition, Iowa City Arts Council, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Southern Exposure IV, Southeastern Women’s Caucus for Art Juried Exhibition, Benedict College Gallery, Columbia, SC.

1983

  • 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Guild of SC Artists, Florence Museum, Florence, SC.
  • Impermanent Sojourn, installation, Weekend Gallery, Columbia, SC.

1982

  • Fibers and Fabric, regional invitational, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, NC.
  • Artists’ Guild of Columbia 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Columbia Museums, Columbia, SC.
  • The All Student Juried Competition, McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC, cash award.
  • Nomadic Series, installatiion, Huntington Gallery, USC, Columbia, SC.

1981

  • A Collaboration, group show, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC.
  • Three Women Artists, Bettencourt Gallery, Wilmington, NC.

1979

  • Art on Paper, national juried invitational, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Artists books Ghosts Speak and The Collection: A Botanical A_B_C Book included in 500 Handmade Books, Volume 2; juried by Julie Chen and published by Lark Crafts, 2013.
  • Artists book Visit Wonderland included in 1000 Artists Books: Exploring the Book as Art; curated by Sandra Salamony with Peter and Donna Thomas, published by Quarry Books, June, 2012.

COLLECTIONS

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Haley Ford Museum, Salem, OR.
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.