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EDUCATION

2005-2008

Fondazione Arte Della Seta, Florence, Italy/
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
MFA, Fibers

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Certified/ Licensed Art Education k-12

Manufactures Nationale des Gobelins, Paris and Usez, France
Tapestry Apprenticeship under Gobelins master weavers

University of Poitier, Poitiers, France/
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
BFA, Fibers / French Art History minor

SELECTED RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2018

Material Turn / International small group
FOFA Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University

2016

Tapestry: Contemporary Takes on an Ancient Art Form / Invitational
Featherstone Center for the Arts, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Faculty Biennial, Hoffman Gallery / Invitational
Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, Oregon

Pacific Time Zone, Jurors Award/The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon

2015

Materialities, Sandra J Blain Gallery / Juried International
Arrowmont School of Art & Craft, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Cauldron / Invitational Solo
A Wrinkle in Time Festival/ Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Juried North America
von Auersperg Art Gallery, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Juried North America
Walton Center Gallery, George School, New Town, Pennsylvania

2014

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Juried North America
NHIA Amherst Gallery, New Hampshire Institute of Art
Manchester, New Hampshire

2012

Fiber Arts Now / Invitational
Cawein Gallery, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon

BAM Biennial: HIgh Fiber Diet / Juried
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington

2011

Oregon Weaving: The Tradition Continues / Invitational
The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon

Trade Routes / Solo
New Arts Space, Culver, California

2010

Dwelling in Shadows / Public Performance Proj
Willamette Historic Neighborhood District, West Linn, Oregon

Trade Routes / Solo
New Arts Space, Culver, California

2008

Open/End / MFA Candidate Exhibition
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

2007

Matters at Hand: Contemporary Narrative Tapestry / Invitational
Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri

Tapestry on the Edge / Juried
Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington

American Tapestry Biennial 6 / Juried
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California

2006

The Message Makers / Invitational
ArtSpace, Lima, Ohio

American Tapestry Biennial 6 / Juried
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington

American Tapestry Biennial 6 / Juried
Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan

A Confluence of Sorts / Invitational Solo
Office of the Governors Program, Oregon State Capitol, Salem, Oregon

2005

National Bead and Fiber / Juried
Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland

Craft National / Juried
Silver Mine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut

Moments in Tapestry / Invitational
Fine Line Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois

RECENT ACADEMICS, WORKSHOPS, LECTURES

2010 – Present

Professor

Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, Oregon
Adjunct, Fibers and General Studies

2016

Committee Chair

MFA Program/ Oregon College of Art & Craft
Graduate Thesis Committee

2011 – Present

Mentor

AC&D Graduate program
Pacific Northwest College of Art/ Oregon College of Art
& Craft collaborative, Portland, Oregon

2015 – Present

Faculty

Portland Community College/ Dual Credit Program
Artist’s Skills and Practices/ ART197, Portland, OR

2008 – 2010

Professor

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Adjunct, Fibers Department

2017

Lecture

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Surface Design Association Making Our Mark
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

2016

Juror

67th Annual – Salem Art Fair & Festival
Salem Art Association, Salem, Oregon

2015

Lecture

Textiles in the Expanded Field
Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon

2015

Workshop

Traces, Layers, Narratives & Surfaces
Intermountain Weavers Conference
Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado

2015

Lecture

Time and Multi Media Work / Wrinkle in Time
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon

2013

Lecture

Shape Shifting / Outside the Line; Small Tapestry Int’l
Handforth Gallery, Tacoma, Washington

Workshop

Traces, Layers, Narratives & Surfaces
American Tapestry Alliance
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington

Lecture

Artist Reproductions: Textiles from Analogue to Digital
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

Juror

Coastal Fibers 2013
Clatsop Community College, Astoria, Oregon

2011 – Present

Faculty

IB Visual Arts Seminars, Painting, Drawing, Design
Tigard High School, Tigard, Oregon

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

AC Hotel /Portland, Oregon

Hamersly Library/ Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon

Public Valley Library/ Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

Chemeketa Community College Library, Salem, Oregon

SELECTED AWARDS

2008

Fellowship

Ruth & Harold Chenven Foundation
New York, NY

Award

Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Surface Design Association / National

2006

Honorarium

Art in the Governor’s Office
Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon

Scholarship

Handweavers Guild of America/ National

2005

Best of Show

Delaplaine Visual Arts, Frederick, Maryland

2001

Fellowship

Individual Artist Grant
Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon

1997

Award

Marijike M van Linden Award, Fiber National
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1994

Residency

Salem Art Association, Salem, Oregon

SELECTED RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

Catalogue

Materialities, Surface Design Association/ Numita Gupta Wiggers

Catalogue

The Art is the Cloth: A Series of Reflections / Micala Sidore

Review

The Art is the Cloth / Cori Urban; The Republican, Massachusetts, March 18

2012

Catalogue

Public Art Archive of North America / WESTAF

Catalogue

Fiber Arts Now / Rebecca Twist, Pacific University
Library

2011

Roster

Public Arts Roster, Regional Arts & Culture Council
Oregon Arts Commission

2006

Catalogue

Real Physical Labor: Material Understanding and the Wisdom of the Weaver’s Hand / Jessica Hemmings

2005

Feature

Fertile Associations: the Tapestries of Shelley Socolofsky / Mary Lane, Fiber Arts, Vol.32, #1

Feature

The Work of Shelley Socolofsky / Ming-Whe Lion, Artist Magazine, Taiwan