Exhibitions

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Exhibits (2 Year View)

2022

Finding JOY!, a solo exhibit:  Park Circle Gallery, North Charleston, SC; Jan 5 - Jan 29, 2022

Griots of Cotton, Indigo & Clay:  City Gallery at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC, Curated by Torreah "Cookie" Washington; Jan 17 - Feb 27, 2022


North Charleston African American Fiber Arts Festival:  From Chaos to Beloved Community, Envisioning Social Justice.  
North Charleston City Hall Gallery, North Charleston, SC, Curated by Torreah "Cookie" Washington; May 4 - June 17, 2022.

Coloring Your Life, a solo exhibit:  The Historic Penn Center, St Helena Island, SC;  York W. Bailey Museum, August - October 31, 2022.  Artist Reception: Friday, August 19, 2022 from 6:30 to 9:30pm.  https://www.penncenter.com/events/wwwpenncentercom-sexrk


Black Pioneers: Legacy in the American West;  The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, St. Petersburg, Florida.  September 3, 2022 - January 8, 2023  https://thejamesmuseum.org/blackpioneers/
  • Opening Reception, September 9, ​2022, 6-8:00pm.  Registration required.  Cost:  $40; members can reserve up to 2 complimentary tickets based on membership level
    https://thejamesmuseum.org/eventarchive/black-pioneers-reception/
 
 

Culture Cake:   Meyer Vogl Gallery, Daniel Island Gallery, September 15, 2022. A meet BIPOC makers event hosted by the Meyer Vogl Gallery in partnership with Charleston Black Professionals.  Check back for details.
 

2021

We Are The Story - Racism: In the Face of Hate we Resist; The Textile Center, Minneapolis, Mn, Curated by Dr Carolyn Mazloomi; March 26 - May 21, 2021

North Charleston African American Arts Festival:  Sankofa; North Charleston City Hall Gallery, North Charleston, SC, Curated by Torreah "Cookie" Washington; April 28 - June 25, 2021.  Also at BrookGreen Gardens, Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium, September 1 - November 25, 2021, then on to Bertha Lee Strickland Museum, Seneca, SC , Jan - Feb 2022

 
Note:  This is not my work.  It is the cover image of the catalogue for the We Are The Story exhibit, which is available for order on Amazon.

Awards

Best Innovative Quilt Style
Best Machine Applique
Best Machine Quilting
Best Machine Quilting - Domestic Machines
Best Use of Color
First Place:  Art Quilt
First Place:  People, Animals
First Place:  Small Wall Hanging
First Place:  Wall Hanging
Viewers Choice
Lifetime Achievement - Artistic Excellence
Numerous other Second, Third and Honorable Mention Ribbons
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