Vitae

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Education

Ph.D. (1992) Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Major: Art Education
Dissertation: The Development of a Conceptual Framework and Model for Uncovering Meaning in Contemporary Print Advertising in Secondary Schools.

M.F.A. (1987) The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Major: Fabric Design
Thesis Exhibition: The Familiar Image: Borrowed and Transformed.

M.S. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Major: Related Art, Crafts, and Interior Design

B.S. Radford University, Radford, VA
Major: Home Economics Education

Post Graduate Studies: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, University of Tennessee, Gatlinburg, TN
Course Work: Weaving and Textile Design

Post Baccalaureate Studies: University of Houston, Houston, TX
Course Work: History of Art I and II, The Bauhaus, Painting of the 20th Century, Expressionism, Fundamentals of Painting, Fundamentals of Photography

Research Interests

Art making practices in higher education.
Contemporary art quilts.
Recycling as an art concept.

Professional Experience

Professor (August 2004-present)
Department of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Teaching Assignment: Fabric Surface Design, Advanced Surface Design, Non-woven Fiber/Fabric Structures, Problems in Fabric Design A, Problems in Fabric Design B, Weaving, 2-D Design.

Associate Professor (August 1999-2004)
Department of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Assistant Professor (August 1993-1999)
Department of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Assistant Professor (September 1992-August 1993)
Department of Art, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
Teaching Assignment: Art and Human Development, Advanced Problems in Art Education, Supervision of Student Teachers, Seminar for Student Teachers.

Adjunct Professor (Summer 1992)
Department of Art Education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Teaching Assignment: Computer Graphic Design in Education and Art.

Teaching Assistant (August 1989-May 1992)
Department of Art Education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Teaching Assignment: Art in the Elementary School, Art in Early Childhood Education, Teaching Studio Art, Computer Graphic Design in Education and Art, and Student Teacher Supervision.
Teaching Associate Award, Spring 1991.
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Spring 1992.

Adjunct Professor (Fall 1991)
Department of Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Teaching Assignment: Surface Design and Media Workshop in Fibers.

Adjunct Professor (May 1989-May 1991)
Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Teaching Assignment: Fundamentals of Stitchery and Related Techniques on Fabric.

Assistant Professor (1975-1985)
Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Teaching Assignment: Design Processes, Visual Communication Strategies, Visual Information for the Consumer, Basic Textiles, Textile Structure and Design (woven and non woven techniques, fabric and surface manipulation, applied techniques on fabric, sculptural construction methods), Creative Expression in Fiber, Contemporary Issues in Housing and the Environment.

Instructor (1969-1975)
Department of Home Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Teaching Assignment: Basic Design, Creative Weaving, Home Furnishings and Decoration, Related Art in the Home, Beginning Clothing Construction.

Art Coordinator (1966-1969)
Sevier County Schools, Sevierville, TN
Planned, coordinated, and taught in a countywide school art program, grades one through eight.

Elementary and Art Teacher(1963-1966)
Pi Beta Phi Elementary School, Gatlinburg, TN

Graduate Assistant (1962-1963)
Department of Related Art, Crafts, and Interior Design, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: RELATED ART ACTIVITY
Art Coordinator (September 1990-September 1992)
Cultural Resources Commission of Tallahassee/Leon County, Tallahassee, FL
Duties: Assisted the Executive Director in planning and implementing visual art programs, i.e., juried membership shows, arts festivals, & exhibitions of children’s art.

Publications

2011 Smith, M.R. “Patchwork Pojagi: Historical Roots and Contemporary Translations” In American Quilter Magazine, publication of American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, KY, Spring Issue

2010 Smith, M.R. “Liz Axford: Looking Back, Going Forward”, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 28-31.

2008 Smith, M.R. (2008) “Piece By Piece” In Quilt Mania II (edited by Marian Ann Montgomery), pp. 8-11.

2004 Smith, M.R. “Don’t Throw That Away! Transform It!” School Arts magazine, p. 43.

2003 Smith, M.R. Embellished string prints, Arts & Activities, cover story & article, pgs. 19, 20.

2001 McCollister, S. & M.R. Smith “Review: Transit-Jerry Bleem, Fiberarts, Summer

1998: Smith, M.R. Forward, “Don’t Throw That Away!”, Elementary Division Curriculum Guide on Recycling, National Art Education Association.

1996 Smith, M.R. Using art criticism to examine meaning in today’s visual imagery. In R.E. Griffin, D.G. Beauchamp, J.M. Hunter, & C.B. Schiffman (Eds.) Eyes on the Future: Converging Images, Ideas and Instruction (pp. 351-360). International Visual Literacy Association, Inc.

1993: Smith, M.R. The development of a conceptual framework and model for uncovering meaning in contemporary print advertising in secondary schools. Working Papers in Art Education.

1985: Smith, M.R. & Blinn, L.M. Visual information for the consumer: An undergraduate course with a multi-disciplinary focus. In N.J. Thayer & S.Clayton-Randolph (Eds.) Visual Literacy: Cruising into the Future (pp. 143-147). Western Sun Printing Company, Inc., Bloomington, IN: International Visual Literacy Association, Inc.

1982: Smith, M.R. Rhythmic transformations. Arts & Activities, January.

Documentation


2013:
Sielman, M. “Our Independence”, In People and Portraits, Asheville: Lark Crafts, p. 57.
2012:
Turek, T. “The Stitched Statements of Mary Ruth Smith”, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 22-27.
Korea Bojagi Forum. “From Rich Tradition to Contemporary Art, “Avalanche Twins”, Beyond and Above: Providence, p. 86.
Ikard, C. & J. Smith “Fashion Parade”, in Touching Fiber Arts, Austin, TX: Austin Museum of Fiber Arts, p. 192.
Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. “Thousands of Stories”, In Portfolio 19, p. 200.
Gallery of Szombathely, “Legendary Style”, 4th Triennial of Textile Art, p.141.
2011:
Smith, M. R. “Patchwork Pojagi: Historical Roots and Contemporary Translations” in American Quilter Magazine, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, pp. 88-90.
Cheongju International Craft Biennale Organizing Committee, “Crossover” in Hands of Korea, p. 64.
“Interplay” in Review: 2nd Textile Art International “TexpoArt”, Romania, Textile Forum, Issue 4, 2011. p. 20.
Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. “Passages”, In Portfolio 18, p. 200.
2010:
Hernachandra, R. (Ed.) “Off the Rack” and “All in the Family #1” in 500 Art Quilts, New York: Lark Books, pp. 88, 206.
Penn, R. (Ed.) “Crossover” in The Art Quilt Collection: Designs From Around the World, New York: Sixth & Spring, p. 146.
Bolton, P. (Ed.) “Crossover” from Art Quilts Elements Exhibition in Quilting Arts Magazine, p.
Malacher, P. (Ed.) “Eau Cristallisation”, Review: 9th International Triennial of Mini-Textiles, Angers Museum, Angers, France, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 58-59.
“In Fashion #4”, In “HGA’s Small Expressions 2010”, Shuttle Spindle Dyepot, Vol. XLI, No. 4, Issue 164, pp. 20-24.
2009:
Baker, S. “All in the Family #2”, in “Ahead of the Curve”, American Style, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 67-71.
2008:
Lewis, L. “All in the Family #2”, an embroidered art work appears in “Traversing Fibers”, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter 2008, p. 57.
Fricke, M. “Updated: The First Cover-up”, a knotted construction appears in “Mind & Body”, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter 2008, p. 52.
Pfaff, J. E. “Figures Removed From Reality”, a stitched quilt appears in “Why I Don’t Call Myself a Quilt Artist”, Quilter’s Newsletter, Vol. 39, No. 3, April 2008, pp. 46-49.
Loster, M. “Pojagi Apron”, a patchwork construction appears in “7th ‘Scythia’ International Symposium of Textile Art, Textile Forum, Summer 2008, p. 9.
2007:
“Figures Removed From Reality”, Quilt National 2007: The Best of Contemporary Quilts, Asheville, NC: Lark.
Chung, J. “Interview with Mary Ruth Smith: International Surface Design Association 2007”, In CRART Magazine (Korean publication), Vol. 64, pp. 38-39.
2006:
“All in the Family”, Surface Design Journal Gallery Issue, p. 17.
“All in the Family”, Quilt Visions by Patti Sevier, San Diego, CA: Quilt San Diego, pp.80-81.
“Black & White Pojagi Apron”, Holyck, C. “Celebrating the Art of Pojagi: Pojagis From American Friends”. In Craft Art & Culture, November 2006, pp.68-69.
Goddard, Darn R. “Show’s imaginative pieces prove this isn’t just ‘women’s work’”, Express News, San Antonio, TX
2005:
“Obscurity #1”, Contemporary Quilts: Quilt National 2005, Asheville, NC: Lark.
“Pojagi Series: Traced Markings #2”, Review: “Form, Not Function” by Carol Myers, Studio Art Quilt Associates Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 6.
2004:
“Tribulation”, Fiberarts Design Book Seven, Lark Publications, Asheville, NC, p. 47.
2003:
Fricke, M. “Upward Bound”, In “The Creative Curator”, Surface Design Journal, Summer, pp. 18-21.
Hoover, C. “ ‘Stitch’ Examines New Dimension of Fabric Art”, Waco Tribune-Herald, TX
“Mary Ruth Smith Fiber Exhibit at TTU”, Herald-Citizen, Cookeville, TN
“Traced Markings/Figures 5”, In “Small Expressions”, Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, pp. 17-19.
Center for Spirituality and the Arts Show Announcement, “Mary Ruth Smith”, ART!LES, p. 22.
2002:
“Upward Bound”, back cover illustration, Baylor Magazine, Sept./Oct
Prather, J. “Loose Threads”, In “Journey to the Center of the Office”, Baylor Line, p. 36.
2001:
Hoover, C. “Stunning Details Found in Professor’s Art Exhibit”, Waco Tribune-Herald, TX
2000:
Fricke, M. Review: “’Tribulation’, Fiberarts International Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA”, in Surface Design Journal
Embroidered artwork selected for publication in Art Crowd, Fall.
1999:
“Celebration”, In Fiberarts Design Book VI, Lark Publications, Asheville, NC.
“Tribulation”, In “Small Expressions 1999”, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, Fall, p. 27.
1996:
Bulmahn, L. (1996) Crayola art show lots of fun for kids, Waco Tribune-Herald, section 4B.
1995:
“About Face Two” published in a catalog representing works in fiber that were exhibited in Taiwan at the Textile Museum in Taichung and the Pacific Cultural Foundation in Taipei.
1984:
Dalmas, R. Renowned fiber artist to teach at Woodlands. The Courier (Dec.), Conroe, TX
1982:
“Square to Rectangle” Houston Arts Calendar and Directory, pp. 30-31.
1981:
“Multiple Space Continuum” In Miniature Fiber Arts: A National Exhibition catalogue, Santa Fe, NM
1980:
Tennant, D. “Art: Embroidery creations glow like precious gems” The Houston Chronicle (May 29), Houston, TX
“Review: National miniature fiber arts exhibition”. American Fabrics and Fashion, 17.
Berliner, D. “Fiber in the Southwest at Adelle M. Fine Art”. Artcraft, Apr./May, pp. 56-57.
Catalogue Feature: Viewpoint 80, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
1978:
Johnson, P. Women weave fibers into textures artwork. Dallas Morning News, Nov. 27, TX
McFarland, G.E. Five women heading for Washington. The Houston Chronicle (July 18), TX
Nichols, T. Previews and reviews: Mary Ruth Smith (Houston, Texas). Art Voices/South (Jan./Feb.), p. 13.
1977:
Catalogue feature: 17th Texas Crafts Exhibition. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
“Windswept” In Stitchery 77, The Flying Needle, August, p. 14.
1976:
“Snowmass” Cover design for Fiber Structures (catalogue) with full view of work, pp. 86-87.
“Windswept” Documented as cover design for Journal of Home Economics, November.
“Windswept” and “Earthue” In 1976 Crafts exhibit, Journal of Home Economics, November.
Vander Lee, J. “From Houston, Mary Ruth Smith”. Fiberarts, Jan./Feb., pp. 6-7.

Grants and Sabbaticals


2011:
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities, Spring 2011”.
2007:
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities Related to Pojagis From American Friends at the 5th Cheongju International Craft Biennale”, Cheongju, Korea.
2006:
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities Associated with Quilt Visions International Exhibition”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2005:
University Development Grant, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities in Australia: Interpretive Pojagi Exhibition, Gallery Talks, Slide Lecture and Workshop”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2004:
Summer Sabbatical, “Interpretive Pojagi: An Evolving Body of Work”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities Related to Recent Exhibitions”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2003/2004:
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities: An Exhibition, Workshop and Lecture”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2003:
Summer Sabbatical, “Interpretive Pojagi”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Instructional Development Grant, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2002/2003:
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “Scholarship Activities in Seoul, Korea”, BaylorAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantUniversity, Waco, TX
2001:
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “The Ubiquitous Stitch Catalogue”,Baylor University, Waco, TX
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant, “The Quilted Story in the Art Class”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
University Research Grant, “Traced Markings”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2000:
University Sabbatical, “The Ubiquitous Stitch”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Instructional Development Grant, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1997:
Instructional Development Grant, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Barcus, N. (1997) The Lively Art of Living: Make Your Own Heirloom Books, etc., 31-33, 35.
1998-2000:
Grant Award: The Crayola Dream-Makers Exhibition and Related Activities, Binney & Smith, Easton, PA
1996-1998:
Grant Award (with The Art Center of Waco): The Crayola Dream-Makers Exhibition and Related Activities, Binney & Smith, Easton, PA
1996:
Summer Sabbatical, The Development of a Resource Portfolio to Use in Teaching a Segment of Art 3314: Fabric Surface Design, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1996:
Instructional Development Grant, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1994-1996:
Grant Award: The Crayola Dream-Makers Exhibition and Related Activities, Binney & Smith, Easton, PA
1977:
New dimensions with woven and non-woven fabric structures. New Research Opportunities Program Award. University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Invitational and Juried Exhibitions


2014:
Flight Patterns, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, T-North Concourse, Atlanta, GA
Women In Art & Academia, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Art Faculty Exhibition, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX (catalog)
2013:
National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2013, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Connecting Pieces: Bojagi and fabric Collage Exhibition (4-person), Korean Embassy Cultural Center, Washington, D.C.
6th International Mini Textile Exhibition, Kherson, Ukraine
Form, Not Function: Art Quilts at the Carnegie, Carnegie Center for Art, New Albany, IN
Small Expressions, Fine Line Creative Art Center, St. Charles, IL
not(2)BIG, MS Rezny Gallery, Lexington, KY
Connections, Say Si Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2012:
4th International Triennial for Miniature Textiles, Gallery of Szombathely, Szombathely, Hungary
Bojagi and Beyond International Invitational Exhibition, Heyri Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Art Quilt Elements, Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
Outside/Inside the Box, Ice Box Project Space, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA
Scottsdale Biennale, Wee Gallery of Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
Textiles in a Tube 2, Riverworks gallery, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art, New Albany, IN
Fiberwerkes 2012, Hill Country Arts Association, Ingram, TX
Art in Fiber Invitational, Copper Shade Tree Gallery, Round Top, TX
Multi-Faceted Fiber Invitational, New Braunfels Art League Gallery, New Braunfels, TX
2011:
Wrapping Traditions: Korean Textiles Now, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
9th International Triennial of Mini-Textiles, Museum of Bernard Agesci, Niort, France.
5th International Exhibition of Mini-Textiles 2011, Kherson, Ukraine
2nd Textile Art International Triennial TexpoArt, University of Arts, Iasi, Romania
Contemporary Quilt Artists Invitational, East Gallery, Earlville Opera House Art Center, Earlville, NY
Wichita National, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Art Quilts: Movement, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC
Layers of Memory, Special Studio Arts Quilts Associates, Traveling
Volusia Wrapped in Fiber (national, juried), Gateway Center for the Arts, DeBary, FL
Textiles in a Tube, Riverworks Gallery, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
Merge and Flow (national, invitational), Katharine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota Campus Minneapolis Campus, Minneapolis, MN
Fiberarts Show (international, juried), Infinity Art Online Art Gallery.
2010:
Intimate Apparel (national, invitational), University Art Gallery, University of MassachusettsDartmouth, Dartmouth, MA
9th International Triennial of Mini-Textiles, Galerie Montcalm, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada and Museum of Costumes and Textiles, Saint Lambert, Quebec, Canada.
Small Expressions, Handweavers of America Convergence Albuquerque (international, juried), Albuquerque, NM
Selections From the Book, 500 Quilts, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
Artist As Quiltmaker XIV (national, juried), New Union Center for the Arts, Oberlin, OH
Art Quilts: Elements (national, juried), Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
Quilts=Art=Quilts (national, juried), Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
Pushing the Limits (national, juried), artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA
Collective Thread (national, juried), The University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, MO
Fiber Celebration 2010 (national, juried), Tointon Art Center, Greeley, CO
High Fiber Under Five, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles (national, invitational), San Jose, CA
New Fibers 2010 (national, juried), Eastern Michigan University Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI
Fantastic Fibers (international, juried), Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
Selections From the John Belew Collection, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2009:
9th International Triennial of Mini-Textiles, Angers Museum, Angers, France
3rd International Triennial of Mini-Textile Art, Gallery of Szombathely, Hungary
4th International Exhibition of Textile Art, Kherson, Ukraine
5th Biennial Exhibition of Textile Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Pojagi & Beyond Exhibition (invitational), American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, KY
Art Quilts XIV: Significant Stitching (national, juried), Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ
Obsessively Stitched by Mary Ruth Smith 19992009 (solo), Art Gallery, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX
Intimate Apparel (national, invitational), The Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN
Form, Not Function (national, juried), Carnegie Center for the Arts, New Albany, IN
National Fiber Directions 2009 (juried), Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Fantastic Fibers (national, juried), Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
Surface Matters (national, invitational), Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Fiber Celebration 2009 (national, juried), Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO
2008:
The Artist As Quiltmaker XIII (national, juried), New Union Center for the Arts, Oberlin, OH
Sum of the Parts (national, invitational), Texas Tech Museum, Lubbock, TX
Form, Not Function (national, juried), Carnegie Center for the Arts, New Albany, IN
Obsessively Stitched Art by Mary Ruth Smith 19982008 (solo), Grace Art Centre, Asheville, NC
New Horizons in Fiber (regional, juried), Art Centre Plano, Plano, TX
Surface: Layered, Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, AZ
Scythia 7: International Biennial Exhibition of Textile Art, Kherson, Ukraine
Fiber Celebration 2008 (international, juried), Lincoln Center, Loveland, CO
Craft Texas (regional, juried), Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
2007:
Quilt National 2007 (international, juried), Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH (Traveling 2 years) (Catalog)
Pojagis From American Friends (international, invitational), 5th Cheongju InternationalCraft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea
Quilts=Art=Quilts (national, juried), Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
Intimate Apparel (national, invitational), Pi Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Form, Not Function: Art Quilts at the Carnegie, Carnegie Center for Art, New Albany, IN
Small Expressions (international. juried), Robert Hillestad Textile Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; traveled to Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
Sum of the Parts (invitational, judged), H & R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
Art Quilts XII: Current (national, juried), Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ
Traversing Fibers (national, invitational), Texas A. & M. University, Corpus Christi, TX
Fiber Directions 2007 (national, juried), Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
New Frontiers: An Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art (national, juried), Art House, McAllen, TX
Fiber In Art (regional, curated), Texas Visual Arts Association Downtown Gallery, Dallas, TX
2006:
Man + Woman = Creation (international, invitational), Cultural Arts Center, San Jose, Costa Rica.
5th edition of the Romanian Textile Arts Triennial (invitational), Romanian Fine Arts Union, Bucarest, Romania.
Scythia 6: International Textile Art Exhibition (juried), Kherson, Ukraine.
Transformations: Artists Working With Fiber (international, juried), Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, England. (Traveling, 3 U.S. locations)
4th International Fiber Art Biennale: From Lausanne to Beijing (juried), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (Catalog)
Quilt Visions (international, juried), Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA (Catalog)
Pojagi With American Friends of Chunghie Lee (international, invitational), Art Factory, Seoul, Korea
Needle Culture: Contemporary Mixed Media Textiles (national, juried), Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
Small Expressions (international, juried), Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Traversing Fibers (national, invitational), El Centro College, Dallas, TX
Fiber Celebration 2006 (national, juried), Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO
Scratching the Surface (regional, juried), Russell Hill Rogers Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Kansas State Faculty Exchange Exhibition (regional, invitational), Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Creations@Baylor, Baylor University Libraries, Waco, TX
2005:
Quilt National (international, juried), Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH (Catalog) (Traveling 2 years).
Mini Textile Art International Exhibition 2005 (juried), Kherson, Ukraine
Small Expressions (international, juried), Mable House Cultural Arts Center, Mableton, GA
Fiber Directions 2005 (national, juried), Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Fiber Celebration 2005 (national, juried), Longmont Museum, Longmont, CO
15th Annual FACES of Women National Juried Exhibition, New Mexico Highlands University Design Center, Las Vegas, NM
Interpretive Pojagi Exhibition (invitational, international, group), Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Bunbury, Australia
Form, Not Function-Art Quilts at the Carnegie (national, juried), The Carnegie Center, New Albany, IN
Beyond Fibers, New Forms (international, juried), Eleanor Bliss Cultural Arts Center, Steamboat Springs, CO
Creations @ Baylor, Baylor University Libraries, Waco, TX
2004:
Interpretive Pojagi (international, invitational, group), University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Pojagi and Beyond (international, invitational, group), Art Center Waco, TX
Third International Biennial 2004 Women in Textile Art, Quinta Isabela Museum, Valencia, Venezuela
Fifth International Biennial on Contemporary Textile Art (juried), Kherson, Ukraine
Faces III International Exhibition (juried), Period Gallery, Lincoln, NE
Fiber Art 2004 (national, invitational), Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Fiber Celebration (international, juried), Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO
Craft Houston: Texas (state, juried), Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
Craft Houston: Texas (state, juried, traveling), El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
Art Quilts at the Whistler II (national, juried), Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA
Traced Markings (invitational, solo), Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
Baylor University Annual Faculty Exhibition, Martin Museum, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2003:
The Ubiquitous Stitch: Boundaries and Departures (solo, invitational), Center for Spirituality and the Arts, Incarnate Word University, San Antonio, TX
The Ubiquitous Stitch: Traced Markings (solo, selected), Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
Miniartextil 2003 Como (international, juried), Chiesa di San Francesco, Como, Italy (Traveled to Musee de l’Impression sur Etoffes of Mulhouse, France; traveled to a museum location inAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantSardinia in January 2004)
Small Expressions 2003 (international, juried), Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Houston, TX
Fiber Art Today: An Encore Presentation, (national, invitational) Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Materials: Hard & Soft (national, juried), Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
Imagination-Inspiration-Innovation in Fiber (group, invitational), Plano Art Centre Plano, TX
Fantastic Fibers (juried, national), Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.
Stitch by Stitch (2-person, invitational), Art Center Waco, Waco, TX
The Ubiquitous Stitch (solo, invitational), Department of Textiles, Clothing and Design, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Fiber Directions 2003 (national, juried), Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Fiber Arts 2003 (national, juried), Gallery 510, Decatur, IL
Mary Ruth Smith and Her Students (invitational), RoseMinn Gallery, Elgin, TX
Annual Baylor Art Faculty Exhibition, Martin Museum, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2002:
7th Triennale Internationale des Mini-textiles (juried), Musee Jean LaçratAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grantet de la Tappisserie Contemporaine, Angers, France. (Traveled to St. Gall Textile Museum, St. Gall, Switzerland in 2003.) Catalog.
New Wave Textile Exhibition (international, juried), Convergence 2002 International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Fiber Arts Today (national, invitational), Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Craft Houston 2002: Texas (state, juried), Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Houston, TX. (Traveled in 2002 – 2003 to Buddy Holly Museum, Lubbock, South TexasAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantInstitute for the Arts, Corpus Christi, and the Galveston Arts Center)
Crafts 2002 (national, juried), Silvermine Galleries, New Canaan, CT
Expressions of Womanhood (national, juried), St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO
Aesthetics ‘02 (national, juried), Bergin Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS
Fiber Celebration (national, juried), Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins, CO
Gateway National (juried), Gateway Museum, Farmington, NM
The Ubiquitous Stitch (solo), ArtCentre Plano, Plano, TX.
Annual Baylor Art Faculty Exhibition, Martin Museum, Waco, TX
Creations @ Baylor Exhibition, Baylor University Libraries, Waco, TX
Protégé Exhibition (invitational), Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
2001:
New Forms in Fiber: Trends and Traditions (national, invitational), Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
The Ubiquitous Stitch: A Sabbatical Exhibition, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Fiber Directions 2001 (international, juried), Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Small Expressions (international, juried), Saint Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO
Annual Baylor Faculty Exhibition, Martin Museum, Waco, TX
2000:
22nd Annual Vahki Exhibition (national, juried), Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ
Fiber Celebration 2000 (national, juried), The Art Center of EstesAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantPark, Estes Park, CO
A Celebration of Creativity (national, juried), Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
Baylor Art Faculty Exchange Exhibition, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Annual Baylor Faculty Exhibition, Martin Museum, Waco, TX
1999:
Materials: Hard and Soft (national, juried), Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
Art of the Stitch (international, juried), Barbican Centre, London, England; Traveled to Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
Boundaries & Departures (invitational), Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Book Arts Exhibition (invitational), Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Crafts National 33 (juried, national), Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
Fiberart International (international, juried), Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA.
Small Expressions (juried, international), Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS.
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Department of Art, Martin Museum, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Contemporary Quilts: Piecework (juried, national), Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Fiber Celebration 99 (juried, national), The Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, CO
Baylor Authors and Artists IV Exhibit (invitational), Moody Memorial Library, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1998:
Fantastic Fibers (juried, invitational, national), Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
20th Annual Vahki Exhibition (national, juried), Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ
Muse of the Millennium (national, juried), Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA
Fiber Celebration ‘98 (national, juried), The Art Center of Estes Park, CO
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Department of Art, Martin Museum, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Artifacts and Archetypes (invitational), Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Aesthetics ‘98 (national, juried), Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS
LaPetite VI (national, juried), Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
Baylor Authors and Artists III Exhibit (invitational), Moody Memorial Library, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1997:
Art of the Stitch (juried, international), Barbican Centre, London, England; Traveled to Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley, West Yorkshire, England
Fiber Celebration ‘97 (national, juried), One West Art Center, Fort Collins, CO
La Petite V (national, juried), Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
Baylor Authors and Artists Exhibit II (invitational) Moody Memorial Library, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition/Department of Art, Martin Museum, Baylor University,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantWaco, TX
1996:
Gender Agenda National (juried), Department of Art, Muskingum College, NewAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantConcord, OH
Faculties (invitational), Fine Arts Center, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Chautauqua International for Fiber Art (juried), Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY
Small Expressions ‘96 (international, juried), Gango Gallery, Portland, OR
LaPetite IV (national, juried), Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
Baylor Authors and Artists At Work I (invitational), Moody Memorial Library, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1995:
Sesquicentennial Exhibition, Martin Museum, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Wichita National (juried), Wichita Art Center, Wichita, KS
Getting Real (national, juried), Gallery Ten, Ltd., Rockford, IL
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1994:
Baylor University Department of Art Faculty Invitational, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA
16th Annual Vahki Exhibition (national, juried), Galeria Mesa/Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Small Expressions 94 (national, juried), Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN (Artwork selected for traveling exhibition to Taiwan at the PacificAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantCultural Foundation in Taipei (September – December 1994) and at the Textile MuseumAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grantin Taichung (February 18 -March 5, 1995)
Annual Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery/Baylor University, Waco, TX
La Petite II (national, juried), Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
1993:
Annual Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Needle Play: Contemporary Approaches in Embroidery (national, invitational), Wheeler Gallery, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1992:
One-artist Invitational Exhibition, Ashland Area Art Gallery, Ashland, KY
1991:
The Faculty Annual, Florida State University Art Museum and Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
Post-Modem Facsimile, College of New Rochelle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY
Florida Art Education Association Invitational and Juried Exhibition, Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, FL
Cultural Resources Juried Exhibition, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
1990:
Small Works, the Annual Florida Art Education Association Invitational and Juried Exhibition, Bacardi Art Gallery, Miami, FL
1988:
Invitational Art Exhibition, Phillip Street Gallery, Athens, GA
The Computer Image in Art (invitational), Trust Company Bank Gallery, Athens, GA
1987:
Second Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, The Familiar Image: Borrowed and Transformed, Georgia Museum, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Invitational Clay and Fiber Exhibition, Harris Gallery, Galveston, TX
1986:
First Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
1985:
Fiber Structure National IV, Downy Museum of Art, Downy, CA
American Home Economics Association Art and Design National Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
1984:
Galveston Art League Craft Media International (invitational), Galveston, TX
1982:
Fiber Art/Wearable Art National and Juried Exhibition, Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (also selected for the invitational section of the exhibition)
Needlework V (invitational section), Mordecai Square Historical Society, Raleigh, NC
1981:
One-artist Exhibition, Crafts Alliance, Shreveport, LA
One-artist Exhibition, Wichita Falls Art Association, Wichita Falls, TX
1980:
Viewpoint 80 (national, invitational) Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Five Women From Texas (invitational), Museum of Art, Carlsbad, NM
Fibers Invitational, Art Department Gallery, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM
Texas Designer/Craftsmen 80, Art Department Gallery, The University of Texas, Austin, TX
One-artist Exhibition, “New Works”, Kauffman Galleries, Houston, TX
Fiber As Art (international, juried), Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manila, The Philippines.
1979:
Interweave 79 (national and juried), University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Five Women From Texas (invitational), Abilene Museum of Art, Abilene, TX
The National Miniature Fiber Art Exhibition (juried), Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, NM (work was also included in the traveling exhibition to the Textile Museum,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant Washington, D.C. and to 10 other locations throughout the United States, 1980-1981)
Objects 79 (national, juried), Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO
Expressions in the Visual Arts II (national, juried), American Home Economics Association, St. Louis, MO
National Mini Tapestry Exhibition II (juried), The Gathering, Kansas City, MO
Five Women From Texas (invitational), Owatonna Art Center, Owatonna, MN
Texas Designer/Craftsmen 79 (state, juried), Southwest Craft Center Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Surface Design Association/South Central Regional Exhibition (juried), Bright Shawl Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Five Women From Texas (invitational), Nave Museum, Victoria, TX
1978:
Fiber and Clay (two-artist invitational), Fine Arts Gallery, West Texas College, Snyder, TX
Five Women From Texas (invitational), Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.
Honors Exhibition/All Media (invitational), Art League of Houston, Houston, TX
Expressions in the Visual Arts I Exhibition (national, juried), American Home Economics Association, New Orleans, LA
Fiber Designers, Creative Stitchers of Texas State Exhibition (juried), Dallas, TX
Needle Expressions (national, juried), National Standards Council of Embroiderers, 26 East Art Center, Tulsa, OK
Two-artist Fiber Exhibition, Adelle M. Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX
Intent 78: Fabrics (national, juried), Bruce Gallery, Edinborough State College, Edinborough, PA
Texas Designer/Craftsmen Exhibition (juried), Southwest CraftsAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantCenter Gallery, San Antonio, TX
National Mini Tapestry Exhibition (juried), The Gathering, Kansas City, MO
Three-artist Invitational Fiber Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
1977:
17th Texas Crafts Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX (selected as one of five Texas artists for invitational one-artist exhibitions)
Crafts 77 (national, juried), American Home Economics Association, Boston, MA
Crafts Biennial 77 (regional, juried), International Folk Art Museum, Santa Fe, NM
Clay/Fiber/Metal Invitational, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Stitchery 77 (national, juried), Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Texas Designer/Craftsmen State Show (juried), Robinson Galleries, Houston, TX
Three-artist Invitational Fiber Exhibition, Fine Art Center, Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL
1976:
Contemporary Crafts Exhibition 1976 (regional, juried), Texas A & I University, Kingsville; Texas A & I University, Corpus Christi; and Pan American University, Edinburg, TX (traveling exhibition).
Craftsman’s Fair of the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Special Exhibit of Arrowmont School student artworks, Knoxville, TN
Fibers By Two (invitational), Meadows School of the Arts Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
One-artist Exhibition, Barnwell Art Center, Shreveport, LA
Fiber and Clay Invitational, Art League of Houston, Houston, TX
Crafts Exhibit (national, juried), American Home Economics Association, Minneapolis, MN
Fiber Structures (national, juried), Carnegie Institute Museum ofAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantArt, Pittsburgh, PA
Texas Designer/Craftsmen State Show (juried), Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Revolution in the Fiber Arts: A 20th Century Approach (state, juried), University of Texas Health Science Center Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1975:
Crafts Invitational (four-artist), College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
Marietta College Crafts National (juried), Marietta College, Marietta, OH
Houston Designer/Craftsmen Exhibition (juried), Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Artist/Craftsmen Exhibition (national, juried), American Home Economics Association, San Antonio, TX
Crafts Invitational, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Creative Collaboration (juried), Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Crafts Invitational, Jewish Community Center, Houston, TX
Crafts Invitational, Austin College, Sherman, TX
1974:
Crafts Invitational, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
Fantastic Fibers Show (juried), Houston Creative Stitchers of Texas, Houston, TX
Three-artist Exhibition, Swan Galleries, Webster, TX
16th Texas Crafts Exhibition (juried), Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, TX
Contemporary Viewpoints (juried), Art League of Houston, Houston, TX
Houston Designer/Craftsmen Show (juried), Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1973:
Four-artist Exhibition (invitational), Fine Art Gallery, Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL
Houston Designer/Craftsmen Show (invitational, juried), Abilene Museum of Art, Abilene, TX
Craftsman’s Fair of the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Gatlinburg, TN
Creative Collaboration (juried), Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Houston Creative Stitchers of Texas Show (juried), Houston, TX
1972:
Houston Creative Stitchers of Texas Show (juried), Houston, TX

Awards


2013:
Award of Excellence, Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN
2012:
Textile Collection Acquisition, 4th International Triennial for Miniature Textiles, Gallery of Szombathely, Szombathely, Hungary
First Place in Drawing, Scottsdale Biennale, Wee Gallery of Fine Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
2011:
Best of Show, First Place Award, Fiber Celebrated 2011, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
2010:
Third Place, Non-Functional, Two-Dimensional, Fiber Celebration 2010, Tointon Gallery, Greeley, CO
Award for Hand Workmanship, Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
2009:
Textile Collection Acquisition, 3rd International Triennial for Miniature Textiles, Gallery of Szombathely, Szombathely, Hungary.
Executive Directors Purchase Award, National Fiber Directions 2009, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Third Prize, National Fiber Directions 2009, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
2008:
Juror’s Award of Excellence, The Artist As Quiltmaker XIII, New Union Center for the Arts, Oberlin, OH
Silver Prize/Second Place Award, Scythia 7: International Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art, Kherson, Ukraine
Cheryl McWilliams Award, Fiber Celebration 2008, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO
Awards of Merit (2), New Horizons in Fiber, Art Centre Plano, Plano, TX
2007:
Honorable Mention, Small Expressions, Robert Hillestad Textile Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Merit Award, Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center Art, New Albany, IN
Second Place, Sum of the Parts, H & R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
2006:
Best of Show, Scratching the Surface, Russell Hall Rogers Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Distinguished Honorable Mention, 4th International Fiber Art Biennial: From Lausanne to Beijing, Tsinghue University, Beijing, China
Third Place, Non-Functional, Two-Dimensional, Fiber Celebration 2006, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO
2005:
Honorable Mention, Fiber Directions 2005, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
Second Place Award, Small Expressions, Mable House Cultural Arts Center, Mableton, GA
2003:
Award of Excellence, Fiber Arts 2003, Gallery 510, Decatur, IL
2002:
Merit Award, Aesthetics 2000, Birger Sandzen Memorial Art Gallery, Lindsborg, KS
Award of Merit Prize, Craft Houston 2002: Texas (state, juried), Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Houston, TX
2000:
Juror’s Award, Fiber Celebration 2000, The Art Center of Estes Park, CO
Merit Award, A Celebration of Creativity (national, juried), Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
1999:
Honorable Mention, Small Expressions ‘99, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Merit Award, Fiber Celebration ‘99, The Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, CO
Juror’s Award, Contemporary Quilts: Piecework, Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ
1998:
Merit Award, Fiber Celebration ‘98, The Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, CO
Juror’s Choice Award, Muse of the Millennium, Nordic Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1995:
Fourth Place Award, The Wichita National, Wichita Art Center, Wichita, KS
1991:
Best Use of Craft Media, Cultural Resources Juried Exhibition, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
1982:
Award of Excellence, Fiber Art/Wearable Art Exhibition, Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
1980:
Merit Award, Texas Designer/Craftsmen 80 Exhibition, Art Department Gallery, The University of Texas, Austin, TX
1979:
Excellence Award, National Mini Tapestry Exhibition, The Gathering, Kansas City, MO
Award of Merit, Texas Designer/Craftsmen 79 Exhibition, Southwest Crafts Center Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Award of Excellence, Expressions in the Visual Arts II Exhibition, American Home Economics Association, St. Louis, MO
1978:
Judge’s Choice Award, Fiber Designers/Creative Stitchers of Texas State Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1977:
Contessa Award, Stitchery 77, Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Environmental Arts Award for the Best of Show, Crafts 77, American Home Economics Association, Boston, MA
1976:
Award of Merit, Fiber Designers/Creative Stitchers of Texas State Exhibition, San Antonio, TX
Purchase Award, Crafts Exhibit, American Home Economics Association, Minneapolis, MN
John Wilde Award, Fiber Structures, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
1975:
First Place Award, Houston Designer/Craftsmen Show, Galveston Arts Center,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantGalveston, TX
Award of Excellence, Creative Collaboration, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1974:
Award of Excellence, Fantastic Fibers Show, Houston Creative Stitchers of Texas, Houston, TX
Cash Award, Houston Designer/Craftsmen Show, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1973:
Purchase Award, Four-person Exhibition, Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL
Best of Show Award, Second Place in Stitchery, Third Place in Appliqué, Third Place in Construction, and Merit Award in Construction, Houston Creative Stitchers of Texas Show, Houston, TX
1972:
First Place Award in Construction, Houston Creative Stitchers of Texas Show, Houston, TX

Workshop Presenter


2013:
“Japanese Boro Patchwork and Stitching”, World Café Gallery, Waco, TX
2012:
“Design and Stitch” Federation of Fiber Artists of Texas Biennial, Kerrville, TX
“Expressive Stitch”, Oklahoma Art Guild, Oklahoma City, OK
2011:
“Expressive Stitch”, Austin Fiber Artists, Austin, TX
2010:
“Art Across the Curriculum”, Region 12 Educational Center, Waco, TX
2009:
“Print, Transfer and Stitch”, Austin Area Fiber Artists, Austin, TX
2008:
“Design and Stitch”, Fiber Dimensions, San Francisco, CA
2007:
“The Power of Stitch”, International Surface Design Association Conference, KansasAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantCity Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
“Transfer, Print and Stitch: Variations and Combinations”, Dallas Area Fiber Artists,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantDallas, TX
2006:
“Building Complexity with Design and Stitch”, Handweavers League of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
“Potential of the Threaded Needle”, Women in the Textile Arts Conference in connectionAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grantwith IV International Biennial Exhibition, “Man+Woman=Creation”, San Jose, Costa Rica
2005:
“Building Complexity with Design and Stitch”, International Surface Design Conference, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
“The Stitch in Art Making”, Fiber West Conference, Bunbury, Australia
2004:
“Illustration and the Story”, Clearwater Arts Concepts, Orofino, ID
2003:
“Design and Stitch”, Houston Area Fiber Artists, Houston, TX
“Storytelling with Quilted Illustrations”, National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN
“Visual Arts Teachers Professional Development”, Waco Independent School District,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantWaco, TX
“Fabric Art Professional Development Workshop”, Rockwall Independent School, District, Rockwall, TX
“Illustrations and Storytelling”, Clearwater Art Concepts, Orofino, ID
“Fabric Surface Design Workshop”, Baylor Continuing Education Program, Waco, TX
2002:
“Effective Techniques and Strategies for Art Classes”, Rockwall Independent School District, Rockwall, TX
2000:
“Art Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers, Waco Independent School District, Waco, TX
1999:
“Book Making and Story Telling Workshop”, Waco Area Teachers, Waco, TX
1998:
“A Multicultural, Interdisciplinary, Intergenerational Approach To Art Using Folk Art Appliqué Quilts” (with Beth Cunningham), National Art Education AssociationAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantConvention.
1997:
“Surface Design Workshop”, Irving High School, Irving TX
“Surface Design Course”, Continuing Education, Baylor University, Waco, TX (both Spring & Fall Semesters)
“Crayola Dream-Makers Workshop”, The Art Center, Waco, TX
1996:
“Fabric As A Loom Structure”, Texas Art Education Association Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX
“Recontextualizing Images Through Paper Weaving”, Texas Art Education Association Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX
1995:
“Fabrics and Threads as Media for Creative Expression”, Texas Art Education Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX
“Utilizing Structural and Decorative Fabric Traditions in Current Art Education Practices”, Texas Art Education Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX
“Easy Printmaking for the Novice”, The Art Center Sunday Afternoon Workshop Series, Waco, TX
1993:
“Xerography in Art Making”, Texas Art Education Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX
“Diversity in Art Education”, Focus on Diversity Conference, Baylor University, Waco, TX
“Stitch” in conjunction with invitational exhibition, Needleplay Contemporary Approaches in Embroidery, Wheeler Gallery, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantMA
“Fabrics and Threads as Media for Creative Expression”, Massachusetts Art Education, MA
1992:
“Advertising Imagery in Current Conceptual Artworks: Concerns for Art Education”, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Phoenix, AZ
1991:
“The Computer In Art”, Leon County Art Teachers, Tallahassee, FL
1990:
“Fibers and Fabrics in the Art Classroom”; Marion County Schools, Ocala, FL
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Baker County Schools, Quitman, GA
“Fibers and Fabrics in the Art Classroom”, Youth Art Symposium, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Florida Tropical Weavers State Conference, Orlando, FL
1989:
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Indian River Weavers Guild, Titusville, FL
1987:
“Computer Graphics”, Georgia Art Education Association, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
“The Fiber Medium and Design Interplay”, Continuing Education Short Course, Georgia Center, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1986:
“Fibers and Fabrics in Art Education”, Multi-State Art Association Annual Conference, Sioux City, IA
“Innovations in the Fiber Medium”, Las Tejedoras Weaving Guild, Santa Fe, NM
1985:
“The Potential of the Threaded Needle”, Galveston College, Galveston, TX
“Creative Expression in Fiber Short Course”, The Woodlands Institute of the UniversityAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grantof Houston, The Woodlands, TX
“Creative Expression in Fiber”, Federation of Fiber Artists of Texas, Salado, TX
1984:
“Exploring the Vast Potential of Yarns, Threads, Fabrics, and Related Materials from Free Experimentation to Controlled Organization”, AldineAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant Independent School District, Houston, TX
1983:
“Exploring the Vast Potential of Yarns, Threads, Fabrics, and Related Materials for Free Experimentation to Controlled Organization, AldineAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant Independent School District, Houston, TX
1981:
“Fiber and Design”, Dallas Fiber Artists Association, Dallas, TX
“Fiber and Design”, The Craft Alliance, Shreveport, LA
“The Potential of the Fiber Medium in the School Art Program”, Caddo Parrish Independent School District, Shreveport, LA
“The Potential of the Threaded Needle”, Needlework and Textile Guild of Michigan, Birmingham, MI
1980:
“Threaded Needle in Art Education”, Art Symposium, Bryan Adams High School, Dallas, TX
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, North Suburban Embroiderers Guild, Chicago, IL
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Aldine Independent School District, Houston, TX
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX
“Fibers”, Experience Institute Workshop, National Art Education Association National Convention, San Francisco, CA
1979:
“Fabric as Loom Structure”, National Standards Council of American Embroiderers, Chicago, IL
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Louisiana Crafts Council, Baton Rouge, LA
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Student Art Association, University of Houston at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, TX
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Texas Designer/Craftsmen, Austin, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Aldine Independent School District, Houston, TX
1978:
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Fort Worth Independent School District, Fort Worth, TX
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Louisiana State University/College of Home Economics, Baton Rouge, LA
“Fibers/Fabrics,” Galveston Arts Center, Galveston TX
“Design in Fibers and Fabrics”, National Standards Council of American Embroiderers Regional Meeting, Tulsa, OK
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Environmental Arts Association Annual Conference, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Experience Institute, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, American Crafts Council and the British/American Exchange Program, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Aldine Independent School District, Houston, TX
1977:
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Crafts Weekend, Auburn University Art Department and Alabama Crafts Council, Auburn, AL
1976:
“Weaving”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Aldine Independent School District, Houston, TX
“Fabric as a Loom Structure”, Environmental Arts Association Annual Conference, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Embroiderers Guild of America, Houston Chapter, Houston, TX
1975:
“Fibers/Fabrics in the School Art Program”, Spring Branch Independent School District, Spring, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Creative Crafts Alliance, Shreveport, LA
1974:
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Creative Stitchers of Texas, Dallas Chapter, Dallas, TX
“Fibers/Fabrics”, Creative Stitchers of Texas, Houston Chapter, Houston, TX
“Sculptural and Relief Forms in Fibers and Fabrics”, Environmental Arts Association Annual Conference, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Lectures and Presentations


2013:
Talk: “Japanese Boro Patchwork and Stitching”, Waco Texas Star Embroidery Guild, Waco, TX
2012:
Gallery Talk: Oklahoma Friendly 2012 National Exhibition, Oklahoma Art Guild, Oklahoma City, OK
2010:
Slide Lecture: “My Work in Fiber”, Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Panelist: “Repetition to Revelation”, McMahon Fiber Arts Symposium, Southwest School of Art & Craft, San Antonio, TX
Slide Lecture: “My Journey to Making Art Quilts”, Quilter’s Guild of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Quilt Critique, Studio Art Quilt Associates, On Line Discussion
Slide Lecture: “Fabric Design at Baylor”, Texas Surface Design Association Meeting, Waco, TX
2007:
Slide Lecture: “Contemporary Art Quilts in the United States”, Sookmyung Women’s University Museum, Seoul, Korea
Slide Lecture/Gallery Talk: “Pojagi and Its Impact in the United States”, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea
Slide Lecture: “The Stitched Image”, Dallas Area Fiber Artists, Dallas, TX
2006:
Presenter: “Development of My Work Using a Threaded Needle”, El Centro College, Dallas, TX
2005:
Presenter: “Pojagi: Korean Wrapping Cloth in Educational Settings”, National Art Education National Convention, Boston, MA
Slide Lecture ; “My Work in Fiber and Fabric”, Fiber west Conference, Bunbury,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantAustralia
Gallery Talks: “Interpretive Pojagi Exhibition”, Bunbury Regional Galleries, Bunbury, Australia
2004:
Co-organizer and Presenter, “A Day with Interpretive Pojagi Artists” (Chunghie Lee, Joan Schulze, Dawn Zero Erickson, Jack Brockette, MaryAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant Ruth Smith), Baylor University, Waco, TX
Gallery Talk for Friends of Baylor, “Interpretive Pojagi Exhibition”, University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Panel member: “State of Fiber Art in Texas Schools of Higher Education”, Federation of Fiber Artists Biannual Conference, Houston, TX
Speaker: Theater Arts Lecture Series, “The Art Quilt”, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Slide Lecture, Clearwater Quilting Guild, Orofino, ID
Gallery Talk, “Traced Markings”, Howard Gallery, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
Slide Lecture, “An Overview of My Work from Weaving to Embroidery”, Homespun Quilting Guild, Waco, TX
2003:
Design and Stitch (slide lecture), Houston Area Fiber Artists, Houston, TX
Illustrations Based on Children’s Books, Roundtable Discussion, National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN
Slide Presentation, “Stitching as Line and Form”, Texas Surface Design Inaugural Meeting, Denton, TX
Juror, Student Exhibition, Department of Textiles, Clothing and Design, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Teaching and Lecturing, “Traced Markings Series” and “An Overview of My Work with Fiber, Fabric, and Thread”, Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
Gallery Talk and Slide Lecture, “The Ubiquitous Stitch; Traced Markings”, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
Gallery Talk, “The Ubiquitous Stitch: Boundaries and Departures”, Center for Spirituality and the Arts, Incarnate Word University, San Antonio, TX
Slide Lecture: “Threaded Needle in Art Making”, Art Center Waco, TX
2002:
Keynote Speaker, “The Ubiquitous Stitch: Influences and Relationships”, Federation of Fiber Artists of Texas Biannual Conference, Dallas, TX
The Ubiquitous Stitch, public lecture sponsored by Fiber Artists of San Antonio, TX
Educational Partner w/Binney & Smith’s Crayola Dream-Makers program, “Weaving What We Are”, Easton, PA
2001:
The Art Quilt in the Classroom, Texas Art Education Association Conference, Lubbock, TX
2000:
Inspired by Children’s Book Illustrations, Texas Art Education Association Conference, Arlington, TX
1999:
The Concertina Book, Art, Two-Dimensional Art Concepts and Critical Thinking Skills, National Art Education Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
1998:
Don’t Throw That Away!, National Art Education Association Convention, Chicago, IL
Recontextualizing Mass Media Images, National Art Education Association Convention, Chicago, IL
Leader: Journal Making Workshop, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Regenerations Revisited, Texas Art Education Association Annual Convention, Corpus Christi, TX
Millennium Traveler/Crayola Dream-Makers Program, Texas Art Education Association Annual Convention, Corpus Christi, TX
Technological Influences on Art Making Practices, International Visual Literacy Association Annual Conference, Athens, GA
1997:
Presenter, Art and Storytelling Workshop, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Presenter, Recontextualizing Mass Media Images, International Visual Literacy Association Conference, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Presenter, Artistic Mark Making Using Fabric Appliqué, Texas Art Education AssociationAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantAnnual Convention, Fort Worth, TX
Presenter, The Artistic Use of Nontraditional Materials in Art Curricula, Texas Art Education Association Annual Convention, Fort, Worth, TX
1996:
Presenter, Recycling As An Art Concept, Canadian Society for Education through Art and British Columbia Art Teachers Association, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Presenter, The Creative Recycling of Throw-Away Materials, National Art Education Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA
Presenter, Contemporary Exploration of Traditional Needle Art Techniques, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA
Presenter, The Recycling of Images, International Visual Literacy Association Conference, Cheyenne, WY
Co-organizer: Stepping Out into the Void, a series of workshopsAllbritton Faculty Scholarship Grantcoinciding with an exhibition of machine stitched and manipulated fabric surfaces, University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Leader: Using the Crayola Dream-Makers Resource Guide, Continuing Education, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1995:
Presenter, Using Art Criticism to Examine the Meaning in Today’s Visual Imagery, International Visual Literacy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
Presenter, Recycling Ordinary Throw-aways into Extraordinary Artworks, Arizona Art Education Association Fall Conference, Phoenix, AZ
Slide presentation, Art Studio Experiences by Elementary Education Majors, Baylor Friends for the Arts, Baylor University, Waco, TX
1994:
Presenter, Beyond the Traditional Way: Teaching About Today’s Art and Artists in the Elementary Classroom, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD
Presenter, Structural and Decorative Fabric Traditions in Contemporary Art: Enhancing Current Art Education Practices, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD
Presenter, Art Criticism in the Classroom, Art Education Conference, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Presenter, Stages of Graphic Representation in Children’s Art, Hines Teacher Workshops, The Art Center, Waco, TX
Presenter, Everything Is An Art Material: Recycling Throw-Aways, Texas Art Education Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX
1993:
Presenter: Using Mass Media Images to Teach Visual Communications, International Visual Literacy Association Annual Conference, Rochester, NY
Presenter: Exploring Advertising Imagery Through Art Criticism, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL
Slide Lecture: Needleplay: Contemporary Approaches in Embroidery, Hampden Theatre, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1992:
Presenter: Xerography in Art Making, Texas Art Education Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX
Presenter: Using Mass Media Images to Teach Visual Communications, International Visual Literacy Association Annual Conference, Rochester, NY
Workshop Leader: Diversity in Art Education, Focus on Diversity Conference, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Presenter: Exploring Advertising Imagery Through Art Criticism, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL
Presenter: Fabrics and Threads as Media for Creative Expression, Massachusetts Art Education Association Annual Spring Conference, Provincetown, MA
Workshop presenter in conjunction with the invitational exhibition, Needleplay: Contemporary Approaches in Embroidery, Wheeler Gallery, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Slide Lecture: Needleplay: Contemporary Approaches in Embroidery, Hampden Theatre, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1991
Advisory Committee Chair: Crayola Dream-Makers Exhibition and Children’s Art Festival, Department of Art Education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Presenter: The Advertising Image: Its Impact on the Adolescent, National Art EducationAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantAssociation Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA
1989:
Program Presenter: An Overview of My Work in Fiber and Fabric, Jacksonville Weavers Guild, Jacksonville, FL
1987:
Program Presenter: An Overview of My Work in Fiber and Fabric, Athens Fibercraft Guild, Athens, GA
1986:
Speaker: Fiber Art/Wearable Art, Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing National Conference, Houston, TX
1986:
Keynote Speaker: Fibers and Fabrics in Art Education, Multi-State Art Association Annual Conference, Sioux City, IA
1985:
Speaker: Congruence Between Information in Family Photographs and Family Self Definitions, International Visual Sociology Association, AECT Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA
Speaker: Creative Potential of the Threaded Needle, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Dallas, TX
Speaker: The Association of Idea to a Variety of Techniques with Special Emphasis on Fibers, Houston Area Art Education Association, Houston, TX
Speaker: An Overview of Works in Fiber and Fabric That Portray Innovative Cohesion of Content and Technique, Contemporary Handweavers of Houston, Houston, TX
1984:
Speaker: Visual Information for the Consumer: An Undergraduate Course with a Multi- Disciplinary Focus, International Visual Literacy Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
Speaker: The Family Photographic Image: Definition and Representation, International Visual Sociology Association Annual Conference, Rochester, NY
Speaker: How to Design Effective Recruitment Materials in Home Economics, National Vocational Home Economics Meeting, Arlington, VA
1981:
Consultant: Thirty Americans Exhibition, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Director (and co-organizer): Utilizing European Resources, an educational study tour sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1980:
Juror: Fibers 80, Omiplex Science and Art Museum, Oklahoma City, OK
Slide Lecture: Art in Home Economics, Houston Area Home Economics Association, Houston, TX
Slide Lecture: The Metamorphic Process in the Development of My Work in Fiber, 9thAllbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantInternational Conference, World Crafts Council, Vienna, Austria.
1979:
Speaker: Design: Inspiration and Involvement, American Home Economics Association National Meeting, St. Louis, MO
Slide Lecture/Workshop Leader: Fibers/Fabrics, Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX
Seminar Leader: An Overview of My Work in Fiber, Fiber Designers, Creative Stitchers of Texas Biennial Meeting, Houston, TX
1978:
Speaker: Think Upon, National Art Education Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX
1977:
Slide Lecture: A Third Dimension in the Art of Tapestry, American Home Economics Association National Meeting (Art Section), Boston, MA

Juror / Curator


2012:
National Curator of Awards, “Oklahoma Friendly 2012”, Oklahoma Art Guild, Oklahoma City, OK
2009:
Jury Panel, “Fiberarts International”, sponsored by Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Curator, “Texas Quilt Artists at Baylor”, Martin Museum, Waco, TX
2008:
Juror, “Fiber Forum”, Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Louisville, KY
Curator, “Piece by Piece”, Quilt Mania II, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
2006:
Juror, “Fiberworks 2006”, Handweavers League of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
2004:
Co-curator with Wendy Lugg, “Pojagi and Beyond Exhibition” (Australian artists), Art Center Waco, TX
2002:
Juror, Fiber Artists of San Antonio Annual Exhibition, San Antonio, TX
1998:
Judge, 1998 Rising Star, Young Texan Tales, Waco, TX
1996:
Juror, Federation of Fiber Artists Biennial State Exhibition of Fiber, Dallas, TX
1994:
Juror, Federation of Fiber Artists Annual Fiber Exhibition, Houston Chapter, Houston, TX
1983:
Juror, Fiber and Sculpture Exhibition, Art League of Houston, Houston, TX
Juror, Sixth Annual New Age of Glass Exhibition, Houston Glass Artist Association, Houston, TX
1981:
Juror, Dallas Fiber Artists Association Annual Exhibition, Adelle M. Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

Professional Memberships


Current Professional Memberships
Surface Design Association
Chair, In.ter.face International Student Exhibition, University of Texas San Antonio Gallery, Surface Design Conference 2013,Allbritton Faculty Scholarship GrantSan Antonio, TX (2012-13)
Studio Art Quilt Associates
Textile Group of New York
Handweavers Guild of America
Art Center Waco, TX
Federation of Fiber Artists of Texas/Austin Fiber Artists

Previous Professional Memberships and Participation
American Home Economics Association
Secretary, Art Section (1976–1977)
Chair, Art Section (1977–1979)
Board of Directors, AHEA (1977–1979)
Program Emphasis Committee, (1977–1979)
Texas Home Economics Association
International Visual Literacy Association
International Visual Sociology Association
National Art Education Association
Texas Art Education Association
Florida Art Education Association
Massachusetts Art Education Association
Texas Designer/Craftsmen
– Treasurer (1977-1978)
– Conference Planning Committee (1977-1978; 1983-1984)
American Crafts Council
World Crafts Council
Environmental Arts Association
– Board of Directors (1976-1979)
– Conference Planning Committee (1977-1978)
Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing
– Member, Fiber Arts Committee (1983-1984)
– Chair, Fiber Arts Committee (1984-1986)

Other Memberships


National Honor Societies
Omicron Nu
Phi Upsilon Omicron
National Listing
Who’s Who in American Education, 1994 Edition

Selected Collections and Commissions


Galleria Westin Hotel – Houston, TX
Tyler Corporation – Dallas, TX
Omega Resources Corporation – Houston, TX
Edminister, Hinshaw and Associates – Houston, TX
Bob Pugh, Law Office – Houston, TX
Vance Brand, Astronaut, Clear Lake City, TX
Robert Parker, Astronaut – Clear Lake City, TX
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN
Gulf Coast Community College – Panama City, FL
Lee Bennett – Valdosta, GA
Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences, University of Houston – Houston, TX
Student Lounge, University of Houston Downtown College – Houston, TX
Jacqueline Addington – Atlanta, GA
Katherine Watts – Baton Rouge, LA
Jean Tarnavsky – Baton Rouge, LA
Weingarten Realty – Houston, TX
Welltech Corporation – Houston, TX
Eastex – Silsbee, TX
Coca Cola Foods Division – Houston, TX
Renaissance Club – Detroit, MI
Coronado Club – Houston, TX
Crescent Chemical Company – Richmond, TX
Flo and Kevin Barry – Trophy Club, TX
Hyatt-Regency Hotel – Austin, TX
Seton Hospital – Austin, TX
American Home Economics Association Headquarters – Washington, D. C.
Martha Hendrix Denman – Wimberly, TX
Kauffman Galleries – Houston, TX
Caroline Lee Gallery – Houston, TX
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Baylor University – Waco, TX
Milton Wilson – Waco, Texas
Nancy and Woody Callan – Waco, TX
Sara and Bill Warren – Waco, TX
Ann and Jack Brockette – Dallas, TX
Mickey Smith – Waco, TX
Martin Museum Permanent Art Collection, Baylor University – Waco, Texas
Jim and Cindy Boyd – Fort Worth, TX
Alison Schwabe – Montevideo, Uruguay
Marty Jonas – Benitia, CA
Women in Textile Art Collection – Miami, FL
Gallery of Szombathely Textile Art Collection – Szombathely, Hungary
Wichita Center for the Arts – Wichita, KS
Women in the Textile Arts Organization – Miami, FL
Michael and Susan Maguire – Superior, Wisconsin

Professional Travel


Utilizing European Resources (study tour to Germany, France, England, Holland), Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX, Summer 1981 (co-planner and co-director).
10th (1981), 11th (1983), 12th (1985) International Biennials of Tapestry, Lausanne, Switzerland
World Crafts Council International Conferences – Mexico (1976); Japan (1978); Austria (1980)
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant: Scholarly Activities in Seoul, Korea (2003)
Allbritton Faculty Scholarship Grant: Scholarly Activities in Bunbury, Australia (2005)