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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Wall of Keys
at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios.

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Operatic Threads, an art event in partnership with Tish Lowe and Palmetto Opera and featuring Threads: Gathering My Thoughts, a site specific installation in collaboration with graffiti/mixed media artist Michael Krajewski at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, 808 Lady Street in Columbia, SC. Sept. 18 - 30. Reception during the Congaree Vista's "Third Thursday" art crawl initative with Jasper Magazine's autumn issue release party, Thursday, September 18 from 5 - 9. Arias and musical performances by Palmetto Opera and the Jasper Magazine release party.

Fiber Architecture: Buildings in Stitches, a solo show in the Allenton Gallery at the Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC. Sept. 12 - Nov. 1 with a reception on Oct. 17th.

The South Carolina State Fair Professional Fine Arts Show, Columbia, SC from October 8 - 19th. Included pieces: In Box CLXII and Enigma III

Quilt National 2013 at The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio. May 24 September 2, 2013. Included piece: Circular Churchyard. This exhibition will tour to the Saint Louis University Museum of Art from Sept. 20 - Oct. 27; the Riffe Gallery in Columbus, Ohio from Jan. 15-Apr. 13, 2014; San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA from May 6 - July 20, 2014; and to the Historical and Cultural Socienty of Clay County, Moorhead, MN from Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2014.

Strata Series at Gallery West, 118 State Street in West Columbia, SC during "Art-Life Itself: The Work of James C. McMillan". Sept. 9 - Oct. 19, 2014. Opening reception on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 5 - 9 PM.

Real People 2014 at the Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL. Aug. 7 - Sept. 28. Reception on Sat. Aug 23 at 7 PM CST. Included piece: State of the Economy from the Decision Portrait Series.

SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) 25th Anniversary Traveling Truck Show , Collection E, at the Festival Internancional de Patchwork e Arts Afins, Curitiba, Brazil from August 27 - 30, 2014; touring Virginia and North Carolina from October - November 2014; and touring Colorado, Wyoming and Utah from December 2014 through the end of February 2015. Included piece: Sweet Dreams.

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.

Columbia International Airport Rotating Arts Exhibitions. Susan's work will be featured in central lobby's 3D cases during September and October, 2014 and will include Time Signatures and The Nature of Memory, two 3D found object assemblages as well a selection of wrapped-and-stitched wooden spools in a variety of fiber vessels.

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.

Metaphors on Aging, a SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Association) traveling exhibition premiering at the Festival of Quilts in Brimingham, England, Aug. 8 - 11, 2013 and moving to the International Quilt Convention in the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sept. 6 - 8, 2013; the International Quilt Festival - Chicago, Illinois, June 20 - 22, 2014; and the International Quilt Festival - Portland, Oregon, August 13 - 16, 2014; Fons and Porter Love of Quilting Expo in Atlanta, Ga, Sept. 11 - 13, 2014; and traveling on with the Original Sewing & Quilting Expo circuit to: Fredericksburg, VA, Oct. 2 -4, 2014; Overland Park, KS, Oct. 9 - 11, 2014; Fort Worth, TX, Oct. 16 - 18; Tinley Park, IL, Nov. 10 - 22, 2014; Lakeland Florida, March 2015; Schaumburg, IL, March 2015; Cleveland, OH, April 2015; Worcester, MA, April 2015; Raleigh, NC, June 2015; and Pittsburgh, PA, August 2015. Included piece: Lift and Tuck.

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

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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