CV

Juried exhibitions

  • Art Quilt Australia 2015 (2 quilts), 2017 (2 quilts), 2019 (2 quilts)
  • Art Quilt Australia 2017 at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum 2018, 2020 (2 quilts)
  • Australian Quilt Convention Challenge 2016
  • Australian Quilts in Public Places 2015, 2017
  • Dare to Differ, SA Quilters Guild, 2017, 2019
  • International Quilt Festival, Chicago 2019 plus selected for the travelling exhibit 2019-2021
  • International Quilt Festival, Houston 2019 plus selected for the travelling exhibit 2019-2022
  • Kimberley Dreaming Textile Art Prize 2015
  • Modern Quilt Show Australia 2016, 2017, 2019 (2 quilts)
  • NZ National Quilt Symposium 2017, 2019
  • One Red Thread 2019, Berry, NSW Textile Art Prize & Exhibition
  • One Step Further, Victorian Quilters 2015, 2019
  • Quiltcon 2018, Pasadena, California
  • Quilt National 2019, Athens, Ohio plus Foundry Art Centre, St Louis, Missouri and Wingate University, North Carolina
  • stitched and bound, West Australian Quilters Ass., 2014, 2017, 2019
  • World Quilt Competition 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Collections

  • 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 Milttary 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: 2016, 1st Machine Embroidery Any Article, 2nd Modern Quilt; 2018, Best Exhibit in Patchwork Quilting, 1st Predominantly Applique, 1st Machine Embroidery.
  • QuiltWest: 2013 Best Use of Colour, 1st Two-colour Quilts Amateur; 2014 1st Theme (Solids) Amateur; 2015 1st Mixed Techniques/Abstract, 2nd Modern Quilts; 2017 2nd Theme Professional; 2018 2nd Modern Professional; 2019 Highly commended (2) and President’s Choice.

Articles I have authored

  • 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 2019 #10, Colours of Ningaloo instructions, Celebrate the Culture of Australia’s First People feature, in press
  • Textile Fibre Forum, Issue 129, pp. 8-11.

Service

  • Co-editor, Quilters Quarterly, West Australian Quilters’ Association, September 2018
  • Co-convenor, West Australian Quilters’ Association stitched and sound Exhibition, 2016 –
  • 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 – 2018: Anglicare (50+), Foster Care (3), Aussie Hero Quilts (10), WAQA Community Quilt program (20)

Some other exhibitions and activities in which I been involved can be seen at https://wainspiredsite.wordpress.com/exhibitions/ 

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