EDUCATION

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Master of Fine Art, Painting, 2012

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Bachelor of Fine Art, Textile Design, 2003

European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, ITALY, 2000-2001

RESIDENCIES, HONORS & AWARDS

2016 Lydon Emerging Artist Program (LEAP) Finalist, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2012-2013 Artist-in-Residence, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2011-2012 Associate Instructor Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2011 Grant-in-Aid, MFA Project, The University Graduate School, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2004 Post-Graduate Apprenticeship, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2003-2004 PONCHO Artist-in-Residence, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2013-2017 FABRICation (traveling)

           Fine Arts Center Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio; 2017

Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland; 2017

Art Museum of West Virginia University, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia; 2017

Sheppard Contemporary Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada; 2016

          Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin—Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin; 2016

          University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2016

           McCormick Gallery, Midland College, Midland, Texas; 2016

          Herron Galleries, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana; 2016

          Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky; 2015

          Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, Indiana; 2015

          Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut; 2015

          A.D. Gallery, University of NC-Pembroke, Pembroke, North Carolina; 2014

          Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, North Carolina; 2013

2017

Extended Engagements, Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2016

Grow[th], Ess Ef Eff, Brooklyn, New York

Contemporary Southern Textiles, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

Making Matters: Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ

2015

Materialities: Contemporary Textile Art, Surface Design Association Int'l Juried Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Faculty Exhibition, Elizabeth Holden Arts Gallery, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2014

Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeast, Artspace Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Materiality, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

Material Matters, Union Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands, William King Museum, Abingdon, VA

2013

Materiality, Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

7 STITCH: Contemporary Textile Art, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

Artists-in-Residence Annual Exhibition, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2012

Surface Tensions, Ameen Gallery, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

Seem: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (solo)

National Wet Paint MFA Exhibition, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

2011

Breaking Boundaries, Fuller Projects Space, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2010

Spontaneous Repetition, StrataSphere Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Particular and Peculiar Print Portfolio, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Intersection: Castellan, Hamilton, Parisi, Reisser, Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009

The Whole Nine Yards, Off the Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Midwives Collective Prize)

2008

Soft Spots, Honeymilk Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Fall Collection, The FUEL Collection, Philadelphia, PA

Choice Abstractions: Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

2007

The RISD Show, Nahcotta Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

Works On Paper, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

2006

The Pressed Image, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Art of the State: Pennsylvania, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

2005

Thread, Color Graphics, Seattle, WA

2003

Little Things Count, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

Samis Foundation Gallery Program, Smith Tower, Seattle, WA (solo)

And The Breathing Continues, Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (solo)

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017 Nancy Palm, “New Beginnings for Traditional Art Media: The Contemporary State of Textiles and Paper,” BRAVERY (University of North       Carolina Pembroke College of Arts and Sciences digital journal), Vol. 1, March 15, 2017.

2015 New American Paintings, South, No. 118. Boston: Open Studios Press, June/July, 2015.

2014 Jessica Hemmings, “Slow Looking,” FABRICation, exhibition catalogue, 2014.

2012 International Painting Annual (INPA), Vol. 2. Cincinnati: Manifest Press, 2012.

Yael Ksander, “Artworks: Artist in the Making" Interview, WFIU Radio (NPR affiliate), Bloomington, Indiana, 21 February/21 March/24 April 2012.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2013-Present, Art Department Coordinator, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2014-2018 Textiles Studio Coordinator, The Arrowmont Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2017 Adjunct Instructor, Drawing I, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2016  Workshop Instructor, Painterly Fiber Collage: Fabric, Thread, Yarn and Paint, Peters Valley School of Crafts, Layton, NJ

Textile Study Group Lecture, Slow Seeing: Fabric, Thread, Yarn and Paint, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Asheville, NC

Panelist, Contemporary Southern Textiles, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC

2015   Visiting Artist, Lecture/MFA Studio Visits, Painting Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Visiting Artist, Lecture/Class Visit, Art Department, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

Workshop Instructor, Painterly Embroidery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Adjunct Instructor, Materiality and Meaning in Fibers, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2013 Panelist, FABRICation, Southeastern College Art Conference, Greensboro, NC

Panelist/Facilitator, Pursuing A Life in the Arts Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Visiting Artist Lecture/Demonstration, Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN

Visiting Artist Lecture/Studio Visits, Art Department, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

Visiting Artist Lecture, Art Department, Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN

2012 Visiting Artist Lecture/Material Construction Workshop, Fibers Dept., Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2011-2012 Associate Instructor, Fundamental Studio 2D: Color & Design, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2011 Associate Instructor, Beginning Drawing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN