"Aum Shanti", 44.5" x 81", hand dyed wool and metallic yarns tufted onto cotton. Available for purchase.
Public Collections: The White House, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Purdue University, Minnetrista Cultural Center, West Baden Springs/Indiana Historical Landmarks, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Brown County Public Library, Indiana State Museum, Brown County Community Foundation, numerous private collections.
Awards: Six Indiana Arts Commission grants; NEA/Arts Midwest Fellowhsip; Best of Show, Fiberarts International; Best of Show, Textile Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, Best of Show, Mesa, Arizona; Best of Show, Fourth Street Festival; Best of Show, Three Rivers Arts Festival; Gold Medallion Award (Best of Both Shows) Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; Helen Surovek Award (twice -- equivalent to Best of Show), NIAA Annual; Best of Show, John Waldron Art Center; numerous other awards, see resume on website for full details.
Exhibitions: Festival of the Masters, Disney World; Indiana State Museum, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NYC; Cahoon Museum of American Art, MA; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Penn State University; Louisville Visual Arts Association; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Lamar Dodd Art Center; Quincy Art Center; Carnegie Museum of Art; Ohio Craft Museum; American Craft Council, Baltimore; Salt Lake City Art Center; Marian College, Calumet College, numerous other venues detailed on website.
Education: Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Film: Featured artist in a PBS film, "Continuing the Legacy of Art in Brown County."
Publications: Surface Design Journal, American Crafts, Fiberarts, many others detailed on website
Professional Affiliations: Board member, Brown County Arts and Cultural Commission; Writer for Sunshine Artist magazine; Member, Indiana Artists' Club, Member, Art Alliance Brown County.