ARTIST’S STATEMENT: To explore creative new uses of fiber-related materials to create quilted fabric collages with the goal of expressing meaning and discovering insight.


·       The Pitman Painters production exhibition, TimeLine Theatre, September-December 2011
·       Arte De Descartes XI, Toas, New Mexico August 25-September 11, 2011
·       Happiness Happens, Whitning, Indiana, August 2011
·       Sacred Threads, Columbus Ohio 2009, Washington, DC, June 2011
·       Ravenwood Art Walk, Chicago, Illinois October 2010
·       The Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South, ARTQUILTSilluminations, March 26-April 10, 2010
·       National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, Ohio
·       American Quilter’s Association, Des Moines, Iowa, October 2009
·       Quilt Expo, Madison Wisconsin, September 2009
·       2009 Breaking Traditions, Home Art Quilt Traveling Exhibit, September 2009 – October 2010
·       Galaxie Third Annual Square Foot Exhibit, Chicago June 2009
·       Insight Arts: Thinking in Time: Cross-Generational Reflections on Change, Chicago, May 2009
·       Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 2009
·       Glendale Quilting Guild Show, Glendale, California, March 2009
·       Chicago Fringe Artists Networking Night, Red Tape Theatre, Chicago, January 31, 2009
·       President Obama: A Celebration in Art Quilts, The Cafritz Arts Center, Maryland, March 2009
·       Fiberarts Connection of Southern California: My World in Black & White, Traveling show 2008
·       The Alliance for American Quilts, My Quilts/Our History Exhibit, Summer 2008
Hoffman Challenge 2008 Traveling Exhibit, August 2008- September 2009


Marwen Teaching Artist, Fiber Arts Explosion class, fall 2011
The Unspoken Truth About Color: A Dialogue in Art Quilts about Racism
Curate national tour with members of Fiber Artists for Hope, a group of 30 female artists from around the country
Collaborate with Chicago YWCA as part of The National Day to Illuminate Racism
Chicago Arc Gallery exhibition and public Racial Justice workshop, April 2011
Reflections on September 11th, A Decade Later, Chicago, Il September 2011
Curated as part of Chicago Fringe Festival
Collaboration with HumnThread to create Ribbons for Peace memorial event
Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program Grant Recipient 2009
Spent a week at Turtle Art Camp studying with master quilt artist Susan Shie, July 1-July 7, 2009
Community Walls Project, Guest artist, January 2007
A collaborative community art project between The Girl Scouts and International Hostelling
Guide mural design and creation to emphasize the community of Jefferson Park
Band Geeks: A Halftime Musical, by Single Box Turn Productions, Scenic Design, Fall 2006
Fringe Festival New York & The Theatre Building, Chicago
Hubbard Street Mural Project, A City at Work Program, Artist and mentor, Summer 2005
Selected as one of eight artists to reproduce and mentor youth in the production of mural design