Bonnie Peterson Resume

grants 2008 & 2000 Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award
2003 & 1995 Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship Award
2003 Illinois National Museum for Women in the Arts Grant
residencies Yosemite National Park
Crater Lake National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
Isle Royale National Park
collections Museum of Arts and Design, NYC
Northern Arizona University
Rocky Mountain National Park
Isle Royale National Park
WTC Memorial Foundation
Deloitte Touche Corporate Collection
private collections

Cash prize, Yosemite Renaissance XXVII, 2012
Honorable Mention, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey International Show 2010
Curators Choice Award, Chicago Artist Coalition Open 2007
Honorable Mention, Florida Combined Talents 2007
Best of Show, Yosemite Renaissance XXI 2006, Honorable Mention 2005 & 2002, Cash Prize 2001
James R Thompson Merit Award, Illinois Artisan Program 2005
Merit Award, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts International Show 2004
Best of Show & Purchase Prize Hanging by a Thread. Northern Arizona University Art Museum 2001
First Prize.Mammogram Challenge, Quilt America, Indianapolis, Indiana. 1994,1997
Honorable Mention, Prairie State College Foundation, 1998
Best of Show 1996, Second Prize 1997, Hon Mention 1997; Elmhurst Artists Guild Elmhurst Art Museum.
Awards of Merit 1995, Excellence 1993, Honorable Mention 1992, International Quilt Festival. Houston
Third Place. Viewer's Choice. Garden of Quilts, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, Illinois. 1992
Second Place. Wall Quilt Division. Prairie Heritage Quilt Contest, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. 1988, 1989

solo & 2-person

2013 College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois May 24 - June 28, 2013
2012 Prairie State College,
Location Impulsion, Chicago Heights, Illinois

2012 Gallery Boheme, Calumet, Michigan
Besse Gallery,
Bay College, Escanaba, Michigan, Juried
2008 Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa. Juried
2008 Center for Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin. Juried
Kerridge Gallery, Copper Country Community Arts Center, Hancock, Michigan
2007 War Stories, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Artist Guild Gallery at the Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois
2004 University of Minnesota Larson Gallery, St Paul, Minnesota. Juried
2004 Chassell Heritage Center
, Chassell, Michigan, Invitational

2003 Illinois Committee, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Roosevelt University, Chicago
            Jurors: Michael Ensdorf, C. Patterson, C. Prussian, M. Watkin, B. Konau

2003 Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois, Juried

2002 Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois, Juried
2002 Katherine E Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Juried
2002 Lake Superior Art Association, Marquette, Michigan, Juried

2001 Wellness Center Gallery, Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Illinois
2000 Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado. Curated by Ellen Martin

2000 Roosevelt University, Albert A. Robin Campus Gallery, Schaumburg, Illinois
2000 Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, Illinois
2000 Arts Center of St. Petersburg, Florida, Juried
1999 Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois

1999 ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1999 Zurich-American Corporation Gallery, Shaumburg, Illinois

1998 Helene Curtis, Incorporated, Research Center Gallery, Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
1998 Nicor Gas, Incorporated Gallery, Naperville, Illinois
1997 Chicago Illini Union, University Of Illinois at Chicago
1997 University of Illinois-Springfield, Juried
1996 Womens History Month, Chicago Historical Society

1995 Political Art Quilts, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

selected group exhibitions 1996-present (current and future in red)

Quilt National, Athens Ohio & other venues, Jurors: Linda Colsh, Judith Content, Penny McMorris May 24 - Sept 2
Petroleum Paradox, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA Juror: Eleanor Heartney, through May 18
Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, August 4-8

Ecological Reflections
at National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA (not a public space), through June 15
Blind Eye, Mancuso Quilt Festivals: NJ, Denver, Manchester, NH August 15-18, PA Sept 19-22


Honoring Women's Rights, National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, CA Juried by J. Aiken, Ruth Weisburg & Patricia Rodriguez
Beyond Landscape
, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA, Juried

Yosemite Renaissance 27
Juried. Yosemite Museum, Kings Art Center, Hanford, CA
Drawing Water: Artists and Scientists Explore Northern Lakes
, National Science Foundation Arlington, VA
Ecological Society of America, Portland, Oregon, LTER All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, Colorado

9x9x3: Salon de Refuses,
Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC
Blind Eye: the result of doing nothing, Human Thread Gallery, Chicago
International Jewelry Quilt Project
Curated by Drunell Levinson, 2012 venues: Somerset, NJ & Denver, CO


Crossing Lines: the Many Faces of Fiber, World Financial Center, New York City. Juror: Rebecca Stevens
Focus Fiber,
Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH. Juror: Dorothy Caldwell
Drawing Water: Artists and Scientists Explore Northern Lakes
, Juried
-- WI Assoc of Lakes, Green Bay, WI, Lac du Flambeau Art Center (WI), Presque Isle, Minoqua, and Manitowish Waters, WI, Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, WI
, Nicolet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI, Crystal Lake Visitor Center, Sayner WI
Show and Tell: Objectivity,
Cornish College of the Arts Main Gallery, Seattle, WA, Invitational
International Jewelry Quilt Project,
France, Fresnoy-Le-Grand Textile Museum, Invitational
Surface Design Association, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, Invitational
Northern Lights, Detroit Artists Market, Invitational


International Jewelry Quilt Project, Curator: Drunell Levinson, Invitational. Bihorel, France & other venues,
--St Michel l'Observatoire, Provence Luberon

International Juried Show, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ. Juror: Susan Kismaric
Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH. Juror: Carolyn Mazloom
Rockford Midwestern Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum, IL. Juror: Tory Folliard.
North of the Bridge, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, Michigan. Invitational
The Apron Show, Young Womens Caucus for Art, Womens Studies Research Cntr, Univ. Wisconsin-Madison,
--Finlandia Univ-Hancock Michigan
, & St.Louis Community College, Missouri


International Jewelry Quilt Project, Yokohama Japan, Curated by Izumi Takamori and Drunell Levinson
Paradise Lost? Artists on Climate Change, Artist/scientist project from University of WI, Juried
----Peggy Notebart Nature Museum, Chicago, Walker Point Art Center, Milwaukee & other venues
Collaborative Vision: The Poetic Dialogue Project, curated by Beth Shadur

----Chicago Cultural Center, Bowling Green State Univ OH, & Indiana State Univ Terre Haute
Yosemite Artists-In-Residence Exhibition,
Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, CA Invitational
Common Threads All Things Connected, Chicago Womens Caucus for Art, St Paul Cultural Center, Chicago
Surface Matters
, SDA Membership Exhibition, Kansas City
Multi Faith Exhibition, 4th Presbyterian Church, Chicago. Invitational
Caffeine lll, Artist Breakfast Group Exhibition at Peter Jones Gallery, Chicago
Image & Word, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL, juror: Renee Hansen
Fiber Invitational, Iowa Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa


11th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago. Juror: Barbara Koenen
Yosemite Renaissance XXIII, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite Nat'l Park and other venues. Juried
Art of Democracy, Loyola Univ Museum of Art (LUMA), Chicago. Juried


Paradise Lost?  Artists on Climate Change in Northwoods, Juried Opening Photos.
Yosemite Renaissance XXII, Yosemite Museum and California venues.  Juried
Conflict/Peace, Columbia Art Center, Columbia, Maryland.  Juried
Florida Combined Talents, FSU Museum, Tallahassee, FL Jurors: Holly Hanessian, Joe Sanders
Mark di Suvero Peace Tower Project, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
CAC Open Curator's Choice, Curators: Sabina Ott, Linda Warren, Karen Irvine

Yosemite Renaissance XXI, Yosemite Museum & CA venues,.Jurors:David Robertson, Richard Savini
Tied Together, Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, Arizona.  Juror: Rebecca A.T. Stevens
New Fibers, UICA Grand Rapids, Michigan, Northern Michigan Univ,. Juror: Cynthia Schira
By the Hand:National Juried, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek,CA Jurors:Suzanne Baizerman, Jo Lauria
Soft Props, Copper Country Community Art Center, Hancock, MI Curator Abby Sue Fisher
Needle Culture, Coconino Center Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona. Jurors:  Darcy Falk and Juliarose Loffredo
Here Comes the Bride, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago.  Juror:  Beate Minkovski

Quilt National, Athens, Ohio. Jurors: M.Joan Lintault, Miriam Nathan Roberts, Mark Richard Leach
Yosemite Renaissance XX, Yosemite Museum, & California venues. Jurors: Greg Kondos, John Sexton
Freedom::Response, Gage Gallery Roosevelt Univ, Chgo Jurors: Susan Aurinko, Gregory G Knight, M.Ensdorf
Over the Top, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana.  Juried     
Artists in Times of War, ARC Gallery, Chicago.Curated by myself, Phyllis Fredendall, Joyce Koskenmaki
National Bead& Fiber Exhibit, Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD. Jurors: Joyce Scott, Jane Sauer
The Ever-Changing Landscape, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Invitational
Chicago Artists Coalition Open, 847 W Jackson, Chicago, IL

2004 International Juried Show, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, .Juror: Charlotta Kotik
Special Interests: The Art of Politics, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles California,  Invitational
Museum of Arts & Design Art Quilts collection, Amer. Textile History Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts
Exploring Gender Roles, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. Juror: Sue Scott
Uncommon Threads, Arkansas Historic Mus, Little Rock, AR. .Jurors: Jane Sauer, Janiece Jonsin
Art Connects Contemporary Fiber, Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois.  Invitational
2003 Modern Iconography:Symbols Public & Private, Morehead State University, Kentucky.Juror: Dennis Kiel
Women in the New Millenium, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. Juror: Jane Hammond.
Art Quilts at the Sedgwick, Sedgwick Cultural Cntr, Philadelphia. Jurors: L. Alter, M. Olszewski, P. Malarcher.
Yosemite Renaissance XVIII, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite Nat'l Park,California &CA venues. Juried.
Wichita National 2003, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS. Juried by Josh DeWeese.
Matrix International 2003, Matrix Arts Space, Sacramento, CA. Juried

Six Continents of Quilts: The American Craft Museum Collection, New York City. Juried.
Crater Lake Centennial Exhibition, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon. Juried.
National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Bureau of Land Management, Baker, Oregon. Invitational.
Artist as Quiltmaker X, Firelands Assn Visual Arts, New Union Center, Oberlin, Ohio Juror:Clare Murray.
Yosemite Renaissance XVII, Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite National Park, Other CA venues, Juried.
WCA Midwest Regional Juried Ex, ARC Gallery Chicago. Jurors: Jean Brody, Lisa Stein, Susan Weininger.
Material Images, Illinois State Museum, Springfield. Jurors: Janice Tauer Wass and Jane Sassaman.

Healing Arts Exhibition. Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Ft. Dodge, Iowa. Invitational

2001 Fiber Directions 2001, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas. Juror: Jason Pollen.
Hanging by a Thread, Northern Arizona Univ Art Museum and Galleries. Juror: Darcy Falk (Purchase Award)
Fine Fiber: Art for the 21st Century, Friends Fiber Arts International Exhibit, Chicago,Juror:David McFadden.

Remembering Fiber Art Salutes the Past, Textile Center of MN, Art Space Gallery. Juror Marcia Anderson.
Yosemite Renaissance XVI, Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite National Park, CA venues Juried.(Award)
River Oaks Square Art Center, Alexandria, Louisiana. Juror: Arturo Alonzo Sandoval.
The Island Within Us: Artists in Residence, Isle Royale Nat'l Pk, Great Lakes Aquarium, Duluth, Minn

Quilt 21:Art Quilts 21st Century, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, Massachusetts. Jurors: Sandra Sider, M.Farkas
Exit/Entrance, New Mexico State Capitol. Juried by Ann Coleman
Paper/Fiber 22, Arts Iowa City, Iowa City, Iowa. Juried by Ana Lisa Hedstrom

Windy City Blues, Textile Arts Center of Chicago, and other venues. Traveling FACET Exhibit
Yosemite Renaissance XV, Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite National Park & CA venues. Juried
Narrative Portraits, Museum of American Quilters Society, Paducah, Kentucky and other venues


Yosemite Renaissance XIV, Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite National Park, other CA venues. Juried.
Fiberart International '99, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Jurors: Jason Pollen, Rebecca Stevens,Bhakti Ziek
Defining our Roles: Celebration of Artwork, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster Indiana. Invitational
Artists on Famous Artists, City of Brea Gallery, Brea, California. Juried by Meg Linton
Chicago Womens Caucus for Art Ex, Beverly Art Cntr Jurors: Sandra Perlow,Paula Martinez,Edith Altman
Noteworthy Notrad, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Juried by Darcy Falk
Statement Quilts, George R. Brown Center, Houston, Texas. Juried by Jean Ray Laury

1998 Edge to Edge, Museum of American Folk Art, New York City. Curated by Stacy Hollander.
Muse of the Millennium, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington. Juried by Lloyd Herman
The Park:Yellowstone's 125th Celebration Art Exhibit, Montana State Univ, Bozeman. Invitational.
Lest We Forget, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida. Juried.
Then & Now 25 Years CWCA, NIU Art Gallery,Chgo.Jurors:Lucinda Barnes, Peggy Doherty,Judith Kirshner
Agony & Ecstacy Prairie State College Christopher Art Gallery Chicago Heights, IL Juror:William Lieberman
Seeing Through Surfaces, Surface Design Association, Mt Mary College, Milwaukee, WI, Invitational
Studio Art Quilt Associates, Delaware County Historical Society, Delhi, New York. Invitational
Illinois Crossroads, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois. Juried by Debra Tayes
Paper Plate Benefit. Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts. Columbia College, Chicago
The Kiss. An Exhibit of 50 Art Quilts, Exhibit Touring Services. Curated by Rachel Roggel
1997 Quilt National 1997, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center. Juried by Jason Pollen, Joan Schulze, Nancy Halpern.
ANA 26, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana. Juried by Juane Quick-to-See Smith.
Dwellings, American Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California. Juried.
Hanging by a Thread: Art Quilts on the Edge. Northern Arizona Univ. Art Museum Juror: Joel S. Eide.
Womens Voices, Barnes & Noble, Bellingham, Washington. Invitational.

Contemporary Fiber Art, Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, Illinois. Invitational.
FACET 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, Illinois. Invitational.
Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky. Juried.
International Quilt Festival, George R. Brown Center, Houston, Texas. Juried.
Character Traits: Best of the Midwest. Traveling exhibit curated by Maureen Bardusk, Laura Wasilowski
Seasons & Signs: Eight Women in Fiber, Stocker Center Gallery, Elyra, Ohio., Invitational.
Knot by Ourselves - Fiber Artists with Nerve, 1870 Gallery, Belmont, California, Juried.
"Yes MAM!" Mammogram Challenge, Quilt America, Indianapolis, Indiana. Curated by Xenia Cord.
Best of the Best Award Winners, West Suburban Fine Arts All'ce.Triton College, Maywood, IL Juried
1996 Art & Healing, Pavilion Gallery, Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, New Jersey. Juried.
Womens Voices Quilts of Caring, Bellevue Square, Seattle, Washington. Invitational.
Tactile Architecture, James Madison Home, Montpelier, VA, Quilt Expo-Lyons, France, Houston. Juried.

International Quilt Festival, George R. Brown Center, Houston, Texas. Juried. (1990-96)
Undermine the Demise: Critiquing the State of our Union, EMU Art Gallery, Univ Oregon Eugene. Juried.
Calendar Girls: Art Quilts from the Midwest, Illinois/Indiana/Ohio/other venues, 1996/97
Enchanted Garden, Spring Quilt Market, Portland, Oregon. Invitational.
Angry Needles, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA. Jurors:Jennifer Regan, Diane Savona
The Way Out Show, Montgomery Ward Gallery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Juried.          
Spring Show, Elmhurst Artists Guild, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois. Judged.
selected reviews, catalogues, publications

Review: Narrows exhibit illuminates petroleum issues, by Don Wilkinson,, April 27, 2013
Quilt National 2013, Lark Publishing, 2013
Petroleum Paradox Catalogue, Women’s Caucus for Art, NYC, Eleanor Heartney Juror, 2012
Honoring Womens Rights Catalogue, Women's Caucus for Art, CA, Joyce Aiken, Ruth Weisberg, Patricia Rodriguez 2012
Focus: Fiber 2011-2012, Textile Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Art Quilt Collection, Designs & Inspiration from Around the World, Linda Seward, Sixth & Spring Books, 2010, p. 133
Paper Sky Inspiration, issue no. 32, published in Tokyo, Japan, 2010 pages 28-29, and online
Pioneering Quilt Artists, 1960-1980, by Sandra Sider, 2010, p. 52, 53, 90
Her Mark 2009 Calendar, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago
Collaborative Vision: The Poetic Dialogue Project Catalogue, curated by Beth Shadur,
Catalogue, Paradise Lost?  Artists on Climate Change, University of Wisconsin, 2008
Florida Combined Talents Catalogue, FSU Museum, Tallahassee, FL 2007
Portfolio 13, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. 2006
Catalogue, Chicago Art Open, Fall 2007
River Oak Review, Cover. Literary journal published by Elmhurst College, Illinois, September 2006
Gallery Issue, Surface Design Association Design Journal 2006
Needle Culture Catalogue, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona
Over the Top Catalogue, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana
Museum of Arts & Design Seven Continents of Quilts Collection Catalogue 2005
Quilt National 2005: The Best in Contemporary Quilts (book), Lark Publishing
New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts International Show Catalogue, February 2004
Walsh Gallery Knows Its Roles, by Rema Rahman, The Setonian, February 12, 2004
Folk-Art Aesthetics & American Art Quilts, by Sandra Sider, Fiberarts Magazine, Nov/Dec 2003, p 34
The Voyage Out, by Rohit Mahajan, Press Publications, September 13, 2002, p 42-43
Crater Lake Crash Course, by Bonnie Peterson, Back Country Magazine, Issue 29, 2001, p. 13-14
A Close Encounter with a Kind Elmhurst Quiter, by Tom O'Toole, Press Publications, 9/19/2002, p.80
Life writes stories behind Elmhurst artist's quilts, by Sandy Illian Bosch, The Doings, 9/18/2002, p 80
Catalogue, Chicago Art Open, Fall 2001
Catalogue, Material Images, Illinois State Museum, Fall 2001
Fantasia of Fibers, by Melissa Niksic, Press Publications, September 7, 2001
DePaul Magazine, Art of the Quilt, Fall 2001
Mercators World Magazine, Mercators Log, July/August 2001, p 10
Made In Illinois, Catalogue, Illinois Arts Council, State of Illinois, 2001
Quilter Maps Life through Art, by Michele Weldon, Chicago Tribune, January 31, 2001
Catalogue, Quilt 21: Art Quilts for the 21st Century, Lowell, Massachusetts, 2000
Catalotue, Exit/Entrance, Studio Art Quilt Associates, 2000
Catalogue, Paper/Fiber 22, Arts Iowa City, 2000
Pittmed, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Journal, October 2000, p 6
Contemp'y quilts display in Heritage Plantation Ex't by Sue Scheible, Patriot Ledger, MA 9/18/1999
Fiberart International, by Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 14, 1999, p D-1,2
Catalogue, Fiberart International Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, 1999
Anything Goes, by Isabel Forgana, New York Daily News, June 14, 1998
Statement Quilts, by Jean Ray Laury, Q2: The Quintessential Quilts, October 1999, p 71
Catalogue, Edge to Edge, Museum of American Folk Art, 1998
Park Expressions, by Barb Boyer, Estes Park Colorado Summer Trail, 1999, p 18
Catalogue, Defining our Roles, Northern Indiana Arts Association, 1999
Book/Catalogue, Quilt National 1997, Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina, 1997
1998 Women Artists Date Book, Syracuse Cultural Workers, Syracuse, New York, 1998
Catalogue, Then and Now:Celebrating 25 Years of the CWCA, Chicago Womens Caucus for Art, 1998
Catalogue, Muse of the Millennium, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington, 1998
"More than Warmth Quilts Reveal Life of Concern & Creativity" by S.Polay, Suburban Life, 9/18/ 1997
Elmhurst Press photo, Truth Justice and the American Way, March 21, 1997
Adventures in Radiation, Journal American, Bellevue, Washington, October 1996
"Art/healing link affirmed," by Burton Wasserman, Art Matters, November 1996
"Art & Healing Exhibit at Pavilion Galleries" Hospital & Healthcare News, November 1996
Photo, "Break the Silence" Quilts...A World of Beauty, Fall 1996
"Trustman Gallery Simmons College/Boston, Angry Needles," by S Mulski, Art New England, Aug/Sep 1996
Catalogue, Diversity!, C & T Publishing, 1995
"On Exhibit: wrongs of the right," by Michelle Litvin, Chicago Reader, March 24, 1995
Quilts in Art Shows, by Bonnie Peterson, Nerv(ous) Times, Vol 1 #2, June, 1995
"Break the Silence, by Bonnie Peterson, Art/Quilt Magazine #3, Summer 1995
"A Stitch in Time, by Louise Beecher, Elmhurst Press, March 10, 1995
"Breast Cancer Quilts," by Bonnie Peterson, Coping Magazine, March/April, 1995
The Network News, National Womens Health Network, Nov/Dec, 1994
"Art Quilts" by Jane Hall, Quilts A World of Beauty Magazine, October 1994
"Quilt America" by Mary Kay Shanley, American Patchwork & Quilting, December 1993

Notecards, Chitra Publications, 1994

education MBA, DePaul University Chicago, 1983
BS, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1976
arts & business
Illinois Arts Council Advisory Panel 1999, 2000
Juror: Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park AIR, others
Curator: Artists in Times of War, 2005
H & R Block
Velsicol Chemical Corporation
Datatab, Inc.
lectures College of DuPage, Harper College
Womens Caucus for Art Annual Meeting
Evanston Art Center, Hinsdale Center Arts
Illinois Art Therapy Association
Illinois Quilters, Inc, International Quilt Festival
schools K-12


Woman Made Gallery, Chicago
Women Environmental Artist Directory (WEAD)
Chicago Womens Caucus for Art
Surface Design Association
Studio Art Quilt Associates
Fiber Art Network of Michigan
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