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Canadian Quilters Association, Member since 2004
Canadian Quilters Association, Manitoba Regional Representative 2020~
American Quilters Association, Member
Dauphin Art Club, Member
Crocus Quilters Guild, President (2010 – 2015; 2019-20), Member since 1992.
Autumn Splendour Quilt Festival (2010 & 2013), Chairperson
Quilt for Change. Founding Advisory Team. Canadian Representative
Studio Art Quilters Association (SAQA), Member, Western Canada Representative (2013 – 2014)
Fibre Arts Network (FAN), Canada. Member
Textile & Fibre Artists of Manitoba. Member
Modern Quilt Guild, Member
November, 2009 – Exhibitor. Geneva, Switzerland. Global Funds Challenge to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva
Summer, 2010 – Exhibitor. 11 quilt shows in the USA. Shows curated by Mancuso Quilt Festivals Inc.
April, 2010 – Exhibitor. Quilt Canada. Trendtex challenge.
March, 2011 – Exhibitor. Peace Quilt Exhibit. Geneva, Switzerland. Quilt for Change with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Women, Peace and Security Challenge
July, 2011 – Exhibitor. Zurich, Switzerland. Peace Quilts Exhibit. World YWCA Council Conference
March 5 – Exhibitor. April 20, 2012. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) “Peace Quilts” New York, New York.
April, 2012 – Exhibitor. Quilters Expo East in Providence, Rhode Island
April, 2012 – Exhibitor. UN Women Global to Local
June (2009 – 2013) Exhibitor. Dauphin Public Library Guild Challenge.
November, 2012. International Quilt Market and Festival. Houston TX. Women, Peace & Security Quilt Exhibit. “Danger Zone” & “All Women Matter”
May, 2012 – Rural Manitoba Art Show, Dauphin, MB. Viewer’s Choice Winner; “She Dances”
August, 2012, Assiniboine Gallery, Winnipeg, MB; “She Dances”
June, 2013, Exhibitor for International Quilt Festival Chicago. “She Dances”
August, 2013 – Exhibitor for International Quilt Festival, Long Beach, California
November, 2013, Exhibitor. International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, TX. “She Dances”
September, 2013 Exhibitor Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza. Solar Sisters Exhibit; “Behind the Darkness”.
September, 2013. Autumn Splendor Quilt Show, Dauphin, MB. Exhibitor
March, 2014, Exhibitor. QuiltFest of New Jersey, Solar Sisters Exhibit.
March, 2014, Exhibitor. QuiltFest Destinations, Savannah, GA; Solar Sisters Exhibit.
May, 2014, Exhibitor. Denver National Quilt Festival; Solar Sisters Exhibit.
June, 2014, Exhibitor. International Quilt Festival Chicago; “Waterhen Special”
August, 2014 – , Exhibitor. World Quilt Show New England, New Hampshire. Women, Peace & Security Exhibit.
Fibre Arts Network, Exhibitor
Quilt For Change, Water is Life
September, 2016. Autumn Splendor Quilt Show, Dauphin, MB. Exhibitor
Sept, 2016 Exhibitor. Water is Life. “Precious” & “She Brings Water” Rome, Italy
November, 2016, Exhibitor. International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, TX. Special Exhibit: Water is Life; “Precious”
November, 2016 Solo Exhibit. Mid-West Arts Council. Hamiota, Manitoba
2017 SAQA Trunk Show “Let’s Go Fishing”
Feb-April 2017 Exhibitor. Water is Life. “Precious” & “She Brings Water” New England Quilt Museum
Sept – December, 2018. Human Rights Institute Gallery. Kean University Union, New Jersey
September/October 2018, Watson Arts Gallery, Dauphin, Manitoba; “For the Love of Quilting” Guild Exhibit.
Sister Artists Exhibit. Global North Sister Artist (2019/20) The Sister Artists Online Auction and Fundraiser
March, 2020 SAQA Juried Artist, Colour With a U Exhibit Homer Watson House and GalleryKitchener, ON
Publications Featuring Artists Works
Canadian Quilters Newsletter
Quilting Connections Magazine (Fall 2011 & Winter 2012/13)
Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine (July 2016)
Ekphrastic, FAN Exhibit Collector Book
The Human Rights Institute Gallery. Water is Life “Precious” feature photos (Sept – Dec/18)
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