CV

Juried exhibitions

  • Art Quilt Australia 2019 (2 quilts), 2017 (2 quilts), 2015 (2 quilts)
  • Australian Quilt Convention Challenge 2016
  • Australian Quilts in Public Places 2019 (2 quilts), 2017, 2015 
  • Australian Textile Art Award 2020
  • Dare to Differ, SA Quilters Guild, 2019, 2017 
  • International Quilt Festival 2019, Chicago, plus traveled to International Quilt Festival, Houston 2019, Color Challenge quilt
  • International Quilt Festival 2019, Houston, Sapphire Challenge, plus selected for the travelling exhibit 2019-2022
  • Kimberley Dreaming Textile Art Prize 2015
  • Modern Quilt Show Australia 2019 (2 quilts), 2017, 2016
  • NZ National Quilt Symposium 2019, 2017 
  • One Red Thread 2019, Berry, NSW Textile Art Prize & Exhibition
  • One Step Further, Victorian Quilters 2019, 2015 
  • Quiltcon 2020 Austin, Texas; 2018, Pasadena, California.
  • Quilt National 2019, Athens, Ohio; Foundry Art Centre, St Louis, Missouri; Wingate University, North Carolina
  • stitched and bound, West Australian Quilters Ass., 2019, 2017, 2014
  • World Quilt Competition 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Collections

  • ArteHub Crea Communities, Celebrate the Culture of Australia First People. Series 2 Night Sky, Granite Outcrops, Water Management
  • Embroiderers’ Guild of Western Australia, Balbuk’s Country: Plant Tucker and Balbuk’s Country: Plant Tucker Below Ground (from Balbuk’s Country quilt set by WA Inspired Art Quilters)
  • Freshwater Bay Museum, Western Australia, Noongar Placenames (quilt map)
  • Merredin Military Museum, Lest We Forget (recognising ANZAC nurses).
  • National Museum of Australia, National Historical Collection, Aboriginal Culture, Wetlands Conservation and Aboriginal Culture, Wetland Resources (part of Noongar Country, Wetland Glimpses quilt set by WA Inspired Art Quilters )
  • Water Corporation of Western Australia, Half-pipe Locking Bars (part of Kalgoorlie Water Pipeline quilt set by WA Inspired Art Quilters)

and private collections in Australia and New Zealand

Awards

  • Art Quilt Australia 2015, Highly Commended, Artist Development Award
  • Modern Quilt Show Australia 2019, 2nd Small Quilt category
  • Perth Royal Show: 2018, Best Exhibit in Patchwork Quilting, 1st Predominantly Applique, 1st Machine Embroidery; 2016, 1st Machine Embroidery Any Article, 2nd Modern Quilt.
  • QuiltWest: 2019 Highly commended (2 quilts) and President’s Choice; 2018 2nd Modern Professional; 2017 2nd Theme Professional; 2016 3rd Mixed Techniques/Abstract; 2015 1st Mixed Techniques/Abstract, 2nd Modern Quilts; 2014 1st Theme (Solids) Amateur; 2013 Best Use of Colour, 1st Two-colour Quilts Amateur.

Articles I have authored

  • Art Quilt Quarterly, Studio Art Quilts Associates, Issue 22, accepted
  • Australian Patchwork and Quilting, Vol 25, no 2, p. 132; Vol 26, no 9, pp. 48-49; Vol 27, no 1, pp. 72-6; Vol 27, no 2, pp. 46-47; Vol 27, no 12, pp. 80-81.
  • Down Under Quilts, Issue 166, pp. 52-55; Issue 175, pp. 50-53; Issue 175, pp. 53 -54
  • Down Under Textiles, Issue 28, pp. 65-67; Issue 29, pp. 62-66; Issue 32, 14-15; Issue 33, pp. 32-35.
  • Make Modern, Issue 27, pp. 49-52.
  • Quilters Companion, special issue #10 Great Australian Quilts, cover photo, pp. 42-46, pp. 58-60; Issue 101, pp. 42-48.
  • Textile Fibre Forum, Issue 129, pp. 8-11; Issue 137, pp. 31-34, 53-55.

Service

  • Co-editor, Quilters Quarterly, West Australian Quilters’ Association, Sept 2018 – 2020
  • Co-convenor, West Australian Quilters’ Association stitched and sound Exhibition, 2016 – 2019
  • Committee member, West Australian Quilters’ Association stitched and bound Exhibition, 2015
  • Treasurer, West Australian Quilters’ Association QuiltWest Exhibition Committee, 2016 – 2017
  • Treasurer, Alexander Park Craft House Management Committee, 2014 – 2016
  • Editor, West Australian Quilters’ Association Contemporary Quilt Group Newsletter, 2012 – 2016
  • Community Quilts 2012 – 2020: Anglicare (50+), Foster Care (3), Aussie Hero Quilts (10), WAQA Community Quilt program (30), Peduli Bali, Caring for Bali (4)

Group membership

  • Co-founded Pathfinders, a West Australian Quilters’ Association Group, co-led the group 2019-2020, continuing member of the group.
  • Founding member of the Mount Magnet Quilt project group, a West Australian Quilters’ Association Group, 2019 –
  • Studio Art Quilt Associates, 2018 –
  • OzQuilt Network, 2015 –
  • Founding member of WA Inspired Art Quilters, a West Australian Quilters’ Association (WAQA) group 2013-2020
  • West Australian Quilters’ Association Contemporary Quilt Group 2012 –
  • West Australian Quilters’ Association 2012 –
  • Mixed Bag Sewing Group, 2008 –

Some other exhibitions and activities in which I been involved can be seen at

https://mountmagnetquiltproject.wordpress.com/ 

https://wainspiredsite.wordpress.com/exhibitions/