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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biograpphy



Last Words at Tapps Art Center, 1644 Main Street in Columbia, SC. Opening Reception during the monthly "First Thursday" art crawl, Thurs. July 3 from 6 - 10 PM. Solo exhibition featuring over 40 Grave Rubbing Art Quilts, six altered and artist books, the "Angels in Mourning" Series, the "Dearly Departed" series, a selection of epitaph banners, and several other original pieces of artwork focusing on remembrance, final words, and the way we want to mark our time on earth. Exhibition is free. Tues. - Sat. 10 - 6 PM through Sat. Aug. 2.

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.

Beneath the GeorgiaLina Skies, a SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) regional, traveling exhibition at the Raleigh Convention Center, June 26 - 28 and the Monroevill Convention Center outside Pittsburgh, PA Aug. 14 - 16. Included pieces: Time Flies, So Hard to Say Goodbye, and In Loving Memory Of.

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.

2014 Instructor Exhibition at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. May 17 - Aug. 26, 2014. Included piece: Weep Not For Me.

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.

REPRESENTATION
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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