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Highlights

• Workhouse Arts Center Studio Fiber Arts, LLC, Studio 605
• Member of the Workhouse Artists Group, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
• Presentations and Lectures: Bethesda, MD; Ellicott City, MD; Rocky Mount, NC; Pembroke, VA; Burke, VA
• SAQA Co-representative of VA
• SAQA Portfolio 17: Fiber Art: Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu
• SAQA published: A Sense of Humor/ SAQA @ 20 Art & Excellence, Fiber Art: Thanks, Miracle Grow!
• American Style Magazine, October 2009, Fiber Art: Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu
• Professional Artist Member of Studio Art Quilt Associates, (SAQA), March 2009
• Founder of Fiber Artists @ Loose Ends, beginning August 2005
• Teacher: The Quilt Patch, Fairfax, VA and The Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
• Membership: SAQA, Fiber Artist’s @ Loose Ends, Art Quilt Network, Inc., McLean Project for the Arts, Fairfax Chapter of Quilter’s Unlimited, Centreville Regional Art Guild, Art Quilt Study Group under Judy House, Creative Art Cluster- Practical Art of Creativity Discussion Group, Playing Outside The Block, The Stained Glass Works Art Group
• Commissioned Fiber Art Work for The Brehm Center for Type 1 Diabetes Research and Analysis and the University of Michigan Cancer Center
• Commissioned Fiber Art Work for BioArtography, The University of Michigan’s Center for Organogenesis
• Participant in the Healing Quilts in Medicine donations to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in honor of Judy House. (Note: There is an article concerning this exhibit in Nursing Oncology, Barb Henry, ed.)

Education

• Degree from Albion College, May 1970, Albion, MI
High Honors in English, Art, Education
(Studied under Art Professor Frank Machek)
• Continued Courses: 36 graduate hours earned, University of Virginia
• Community Classes include Silk Screening, Watercolors, Charcoal, Pastels, Stained Glass, Photography, Figure Drawing
• Courses at individual shops: Quilting, Stained Glass, Knitting as an Art Form
• Note: Courses taken in Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, and Virginia

Teaching Art

• Wildwood Audubon Camp, Barre, MA
• Camp Algonquian, Burke Lake, MI
• All Saints School, Manassas, VA (incorporated art in the Kindergarten Program)
• Workshops of Art Techniques, Holliston, MA, Framingham, MA, Sturbridge, MA, Bellingham, MA and Milford, MA
• Art Coordinator of Kindergarten Sunday School, Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, Holliston, MA
• Mother’s Art Group, Indian Harbor Beach, FL
• The Quilt Patch, Fairfax, VA
• Stained Glass Workshops, Clifton, VA
• Fiber Art Workshops, Clifton, VA
• The Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
• Fiber Art Lectures and presentations: Pembroke, VA; Burke, VA; Rocky Mount, NC; Bethesda, MD; Ellicott City, MD; Washington, DC


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