exhibitions & honors



Craft2 Wear, Smithsonian Women's Committee. October 6-8, 2016. Washington DC.


International Textile Art-Scythia exhibition, Kherson, Ukraine. June 2015


Hats-Sculptural Form/Artistic Function (Works From The Millinery Artisan Guild), Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA, December 6, 2013 - February 2, 2014


Soft Forms, art by Pratt Fine Arts Center Instructors, Pratt Gallery Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle, USA, March 5 - March 27, 2009

Crowning Glory, Touring Exhibition of the International Feltmakers' Association, at Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde, Scotland until March 28, 2009


Launch of Luz Felt Couture fashion label with K.D. Schill; February 22, 2008;

Crowning Glory; the Architecture of the Hat, International Feltmakers’ Association November 3 - February 3, 2008, Stockport, England, March 22 - May 20, 2008, Keukenhof, Netherlands

International Felt Summer Exhibitions, Jämsä, Finland (Felt Delivers, June 29 – July 27, 2008, Jovkivarski; On the Felt Journey, July 13 – August 17, Kivipankki Art Gallery)

11 October – 10 December, 2008, Museu da Chaperleria, S. Joao da Madeira, Portugal


Wear Art Now, Fuller Craft Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; October 22, 2006 - January 7, 2007; “From the Ground Up”, Dottie Harper Park, Burien, WA, USA; June 23 & 24, 2007


Heads, Necks & Fingers, Orcas Center, Orcas Island, WA, USA from September 8, 2006 Material Culture, Salt Lake Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; June 23 – Sept 30, 2006

Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; December 2005 - January 2006


Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC

Santa Fe Weaving Studio, Santa Fe, N.M.; Dec 1 – 31

Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50, Portland Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland, OR; from September – October

Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; October – January 2006

Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA; Dec 1-4


Hair Gulassa & Company, Seattle WA

Bumberbiennale Consumable show, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA.

Looking Forward, Looking Back: NWDC at 50, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA


Fashion is...” Thread for Art Exhibit, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle WA

Nature of Craft, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO

Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC


Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Museum, Washington,DC,

Crater Lake Centennial Exhibition, Ashland, OR

Extending the Body, Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO


Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Out on A Limb, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio

Linda Farris Look, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA

Familiar, Secluded Alley Works, Seattle, WA

Kung Fu Fabulon, Re-Bar, Seattle, WA

The New Tiara, M.C. Ginzberg Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa


Fiber 2000, American Crafts Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

The Body Adorned, Peters Valley, Layton, NJ

The Well-Crafted Home, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC; Edwin T. Pratt Memorial, Bon Marché, Seattle, WA


Sculptural Hats, XOXOXO Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Settlers, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

Skin, solo installation, Madrona Automatic Gallery, Seattle, WA

Like Cats and Dogs, Pratt Fine Arts Center Gallery, Center On Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (collaboration with Ross Whitehead)


Shoes as Muse, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Muse of the Millennium, nationally juried show of contemporary fiber arts, Nordic Museum, Seattle, WA


Fresh Clothes millinery fashion show (participant and curator), Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA

Feast of Hats (showcase of hats inspired by food), Seattle, WA

1995 – 1997

Arena Fashion Show, Seattle, WA


honors & awards


Wingate Foundation funded

2011, 2013, 2015

Open studios residency, Haystack school of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine.  2010, 2013, 2015. Funded by the Wingate family foundation.


GAP Grant


4Culture Artists Projects

Jyväskylä Institute, Jämsä, Finland, residency and workshop


Artist Trust and Washington State Commission for the Arts Fellowship, Washington


NEA-Warhol Foundation Visiting Artist, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC


Centrum Artist-in-Residence, Port Townsend, WA

Artist-in-Residence, Seattle Arts Commission Arts-Up Program, Seattle, WA

Artist-in-Residence, Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, OR


Recipient, George Tsutakawa Scholarship in sculpture Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

1999 -1998

Recipient, Wright-Runstad Sculpture Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA


Artist-in-Residence, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA