The Wall of Keys
GOING TO BIRMINGHAM, UK for The Festival of Quilts



Susan's "The Wall of Keys", an installation in the Through Our Hands exhibition at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, England is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives supported from the National Endowment of the Arts and a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.




The Canopy, a fiber arts installation created in Galesburg, IL with Studios Midwest, August 2012; shown at Artfields in Lake City, SC during April 2013; shown in Artfields Extended in May 2013; shown in Interior Spaces at 701 Center for Contemporary Arts over the summer of 2013.

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The Wall of Ancestors at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios for Artista Vista 2014
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Threads: Gathering My Thoughts at Studio Cellar for Artista Vista 2014
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Wasted Words: Global Warnings
at the Textile Museum
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The Nature of Memory and Gathering My Thoughts
Recently on view at the Tapps Art Center in Susan's solo show I AM NOT INVISIBLE

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Maker, Making, Made a exhibit by Through Our Hands at The Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK. August 6 - 9, 2015. Included piece: The Wall of Keys. Also, Susan is presenting two lectures: Precious, an expanded adaptation of her TEDxColumbiaSC presentation on Thurs., Aug. 6 from 11 - 11:45 AM and Beyond a Series: Taking Work to the Next Level on Friday, Aug. 7 from 12:15 - 1:00 PM. Susan is also participating in a Luane Rubin moderated panel discussion International Quilt Trends on Sat. Aug 8 from 4 - 5 PM. This art opportunity is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts and through a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.

Natural Dye Showcase, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA. August 3 - 28, 2015. Included pieces: Sesquicentennial, Sherman's Burning, Mother's Garment and Sesquicentennial, Sherman's Burning, Baby Gown

Intertwined: Contemporary Southeast Fiber Art at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA. Jan. 13 - March 21, 2015. Traveling to: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA from Mar. 23 - Apr. 21; Lamar Arts, Barnesville, GA from May 1 - June 27; Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA from Aug. 3 - Sept. 30. Included piece: The Virgin of Gone and Forgotten Triptych.

Velocity of Textiles, a Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild juried exhibition at the Ernest G. Welch Gallery, School of Art and Design at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA from June 4 - July 31, 2015. Included piece: Ancestors in a Fiber Vessel.

Southern Highlights, an invitational fiber exhibition at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts in Melbourne, FL from May 15 - Aug. 22nd. Included piece: Death of Desire.

Radical Elements, a traveling SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) invitational exhibition at the Cafritz Foundation Arts Center, Montgomery College, Silver Springs, MD from Apr. 1 - May 9, 2014; National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC from April 6 - Sept. 21, 2015; and to the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Melbourne, FL from May - August 2016. Included piece: Promethium.

Text Messages, a SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Association) traveling exhibition premiering at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX from Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2013. Moving to The International Quilt Festival in Chicago, IL from June 20 -22, 2014; the International Quilt Festival in Portand, OR from Aug. 13 - 16, 2014; the Round Bobbin Quilting and Sewing Expo in St. Charles, MO from Sept. 19-20, 2014; Morris Museum, Morrison, NJ from Nov. 14, 2015 - Mar. 20, 2016. Included piece: Texting From the Grave.

The Book as Art v3.0: No Jacket Required. A juried exhibition sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance at the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur from Fri., July 24 - Fri., Sept. 18. Reception on the evening of Thurs. Sept. 3. Included pieces: Book I, V, and VII.

REPRESENTATION
The Grovewood Gallery on the grounds of the historic Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC

Lagerquist Gallery, in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, GA

Mouse House, Susan's home studio and gallery, 2123 Park Street, Columbia, SC

The American Visionary Art Museum Shop in Baltimore, MD

Iago Gallery in Blowing Rock, NC

Earthwood Collections in Estes Park, CO

Earthwood Gallery in Boulder, CO

 

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