Shows and Awards

2017 30th Annual Women’s Works: Celebrating Women’s Creativity - Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, IL

2016 Cynthia Bringle & Edwina Bringle Work-Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts - Penland, NC 

2016 Recipient of the Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant from Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.

2016, August 3-6 Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Yardage Exhibit: Ice Age - Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee, WI

2016 California Fibers Beyond the Boundaries Award, Handweavers Guild of America Small Expressions Exhibit - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwuakee, WI

2016,  July 23- August 14 Handweavers Guild of America Small Expressions Exhibit - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwuakee, WI 

2015 Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Award, Handweavers Guild of America Small Expressions exhibit -Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015 Handweavers Guild of America Small Expressions Exhibit -Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015 Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Graduate Show, Folk Art Center, Asheville NC 

2015 Haywood Community College Student Booth, American Craft Council Show -Atlanta, GA

2014 Excite Exhibit Student Showcase -Clyde, NC

2014 Honorable Mention, Webs 40th Anniversary Weaving Contest: Clothing

2014 First Place, Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association Design Award Scholarship

2008 June 20 Under 20 Final, Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, MN

2008 May 20 Under 20 Preliminary, Traffic Center for Visual Arts - Minneapolis, MN

Professional Experience

2015 Teaching Assistant, Lumpy Bumpy Scarf, Pam Howard, Instructor -2015 Southeast Fiber Forum hosted at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2014 Studio Assistant, Weaving: The first layer, Beth Ross Johnson, Instructor -Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC


Woodward, Garret K. "No Hand Left Idle." Welcome to Western North Carolina 2016: 44-47. Print. 

Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts. Surface Design Association, 2015. Catalog.

"HGA's Small Expressions 2015." Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot Volume 46, Issue 184 (2015): 33. Print. 

Woodward, Garret K. "Sewing Traditions Together: Weaver Attracted by All Facets of Ancient Art," Smokey Mountain News [Western North Carolina] 5 May 2014. Page 20. Print. 

Tromiczak, Amy. Short story: ”The Difficulty of Breathing in 1962." Lit Kids: Mama Bird and theElectric Rabbit. Ed. Teresa Smit, Lucas Darcy, Megan Kelly, Raina Belleau, and Emelia Mickman.Minneapolis, MN: Mill City Publishing, 2007. 41-46. Print. 


2016 Penland School of Crafts, Doubleweave on Eight Harnesses, two week Summer session - Penland, NC 

Robin Muller, Instructor

2014 Penland School of Crafts, Weaving: The First Layer, one week Fall session - Penland, NC

2013-2015  Diploma in Professional Crafts: Fiber, Haywood Community College- Clyde, NC

Amy Putansu, Instructor

2012 Eight Week Weaving Concentration, Penland School of Crafts - Penland, NC

Beth Ross Johnson, Instructor

2007-2009 Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2007 Maryland Institute College of Art

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