Artist Statement






Selected Exhibitions:
Common Current, The Carver, San Antonio TX, by invitation, March - April 2018
At the Surface, Juried Show, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles MO, March - May, 2018
Beyond Borders: Stories of im/Migration, Santa Clara University, San Jose, CA,Curated by Gutfreund Cornett Art, Jan - April, 2018
Art Pace, Juried, Solo Show, Main Gallery, San Antonio TX, May - Aug 2017,
Blue Star Red Dot, Blue Star Art Museum, San Antonio TX, 2017
Artist in Residence, Horlock House, Navasota, Tx, March - July 2017
2017 Invitational Show , Group Exhibition, Conroe Art League, Conroe, TX,
Landscapes 2016 Show, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, Juried, 2016
Soapbox, Juried Show, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles MO, 2016
Social Justice: It Happens to One, It happens to All, Juried, GutfreundCornett Art, St. Mary's College Museum of Art, Morago, CA, 2016
All School Exhibition, Southwest School of Art, Juried, San Antonio TX, 2016
Blue Star Red Dot, collector selection, Blue Star Art Museum, San Antonio TX, 2016
Recycle, Spring Group Show , Juried, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Threads: A sampling of the Fiber Arts, Juried, Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Dowell, MD, 2016
Extraordinary, Cinnabar Art Gallery, by Invitation, San Antonio, 2015 - 2016
Fiber Artists of San Antonio Annual Exhibition, Juried, San Antonio TX, 2015
Going Home, Juried, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles MO, 2015
Semi-finalist Show, Artisan Series Bombay Sapphire, Art on 5th, Austin, TX, 2015
Entangled, some things looming, Juried, Reading PA, 2015
Group Hug 5! pump project, Juried Show, 702 Shady Lane Austin, TX , 2015
Blue Star Red Dot, by invitation, Blue Star Art Museum, San Antonio TX, 2015
Structural Speaking, Main Street Arts Gallery, Juried Show, Clifton Springs NY, 2015
Art & Conservation: Our Hidden Treasures, Juried Show, Cibolo Nature Center, Boerne TX, 2015
Group Hug 5!, by Invitation, Lullwood Group @107 Gallery, San Antonio TX, 2015
Thread Sense, Juried Fiber Exhibit, The Art Center of Corpus Christi TX, 2015
International Textile Art Biennale, Haacht Belgium, 2015
The Art of Our Consumption, Juried Show, Foundry Art Centre, St.Charles MO, 2015
Luminaria, by Invitation, San Antonio TX 2014
Craft Texas 2014 Biennial, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Juried, Houston TX, 2014
New Art/Arte Nuevo, UTSA, Juried, San Antonio TX, 2014
Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Juried, Paducah KY, 2014
MATERIALITY, Ann Street Gallery, by invitation, Newburgh NY, 2014
MOVEABLE ART PARTY, Blue Star Arts Complex, by invitation, San Antonio TX, 2014
Art Inter/National, juried Exhibition, Box Heart Gallery, Pittsburg PA 2014
(Inter)Connections, Juried Exhibition, WoCA Projects, Fort Worth TX 2013
Texas Top Thirty, Curated Collection, Art on 5th, Austin TX, 2013
Fiber Optics, Juried Show, 1320 Gallery, Fort Lauderdale FL, 2013
Fiber on the Edge, Juried, Butridge Gallery, Austin TX, 2013
City Hall, City of San Antonio TX, Juried Exhibition, 2013
Fiber Art Invitational Exhibit, Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, Kerrville TX, 2013
Luminaria, Juried, San Antonio TX 2013
Fast Forward, Tokyo Electron, Juried Fiber Arts Exhibit, Austin TX, 2013
Interwoven IV / 18 Hands Gallery, Juried, Houston TX, 2012
Fiber Artists of San Antonio Annual Exhibition, Juried, San Antonio TX, 2012
What's Black, White & Red all over?, some things looming, Juried, Reading PA, 2012
Fiberwerkes, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Juried, Ingram TX, 2012
Texas Museum of Fiber Artist, Juried, Austin TX, 2011
Interwoven III / 18 Hands Gallery, Juried, Houston TX, 2011
Art Guild of Rural Texas, Juried, Fayetteville TX, 2011
United in Textiles, Juried, Butridge Gallery, Austin TX, 2011
Celtic Show, Juried, San Marcos Community Center TX, 2009

Awards and honors:
Best of Show Award: Autumn, Cibolo Nature Center, Boerne, TX , 2015
Juror's Choice Award: The Yellow Brick Road, Foundry Art Centre 2015
Oscar Silva Most Innovative Use of Materials, FASA 2013
FASA Annual Show 3rd Place Award 2012
All School Exhibition, Southwest School of Art, Best of Fiber 2010

Grant and Residency:
Navasota Artist in Residence, Feb. - Aug.,2017, Arts Council of Brazos Valley, TX
Rick Liberto Award for Visual Arts, San Antonio Artist Foundation 2013

Public Collection:
Hilliard Hospital, San Antonio TX
US Embassy in Vientiane, Laos on loan for several years
University Health System, Robert B. Green Campus, San Antonio TX

Eating Recover Center, San Antonio TX

Endless and mobile beautiful collapsible Labyrinth, Group Show, Curated by Seth Timothy Larson and Abigail Entminger, Flux Factory, New York, 2017
LAS MUJERES DE AZTLAN Y EL SEGUNDO DE FEBRERO, Group Exhibition by Invitation, Collaborated Installation with Laurie Dietrich, Amber Ortega-Perez and Erik Bosse, Centro Cultural Aztlan, San Antonio, TX, Curated by Deborah Keller-Rihn, 2017
Paws for a Purrpose, 2014

"Beyond Borders: Stories of im/Migration" by Gutfreud Cornett Art
Border art projects bloom in the shadow of Trump’s wall." Texas Observer
"Social Justice: It Happens To One It Happens to All" by GutfreundCornett Art
" Where Our Art Stands" by Andrea Garcia and Rosie McNeill
"Touching Fiber Arts" by Carol Ikard and Jacque Smith