Current Shows


Two pieces were accepted into Threads of Resistance, which opened at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA, continuing there through September 9.

The first piece is Absolutely Nothing

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And the other is Work in Progress

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The show then continues to the Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara, CA, from Oct 12-15, the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Minneapolis, MN, from Nov 9-11, the Fuller Craft Museum, Dec 9, 2017, to Feb 18, 2018. After that, it goes to Original Sewing & Quilt Expos in Atlanta, GA, Mar 8-10; Lakeland, FL, Mar 15-17; Cleveland, OH, Apr 5-7; Arlington, TX, Jun 4-9; and Raleigh, NC, Jul 18-20. They will be at Experience Fiber Art in the Wilder Building, Rochester, NY, Aug 3-24; The Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks, PA, in Sept; the original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Fredericksburg, VA, Oct 4-6; and The Charlton Sewing Center, Charlton, MA, Oct 15-Nov 4, 2018.

The Goddess of Never-Ending Chaos was at IQF Houston in November, 2016, and IQF Chicago, Illinois, in April. It will be traveling after that with the SAQA Turmoil exhibit, with an exhibit at the Festival of Quilts – Birmingham, United Kingdom: August 10-13, 2017.

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We recently found out that the show will continue to Australia in 2018, at the following venues: Australasian Quilt Convention (AQC), Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Australia, April 5-8, 2018; Brisbane Stitches & Craft, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Australia, June 8-10, 2018; Canberra Craft & Quilt Fair, Exhibition Park in Canberra, Australia, August 2018; Newcastle Stitches & Craft Show, Australia, August 2018; and Adelaide Craft & Quilt Fair, Adelaide Showground, Wayville, Australia, September 2018.

Also soon to be on the exhibition trail, opening at Quilt National at the Dairy Barn, Athens, Ohio, through September 4, 2017 (and then traveling afterwards), is Beyond the Concrete. The first travel venue is the Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO, Oct 6-Dec 1, 2017.


The rest of the travel plans will show up here eventually.

Opening October 28 and running through January 7, All Stacked Up in My Head will be at Quilts=Art=Quilts, at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY.

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Last, but not least, although definitely a smaller piece, And Then There Was One is part of a show called Feminism Now that will travel to Sweden in 2018.

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There’s some rumor of it hitting Los Angeles at some point as well.


15 Responses to Current Shows

  1. Geraldine Dix says:

    Love your work. Thanks to controversy, I found you. Perhaps the negativity will bring more focus to your thoughtful, well-executed works of art. Not your Grandma’s quilting….but I am a Grandma and a quilter and I for one love what you are doing. Thanks


  2. Sunny H says:

    This is good stuff. Just because we work in fabric doesn’t mean we shouldn’t attack ‘adult’ subject matter. There are quilt shows and then there are quilt shows. And btw, I’m 54 years old and sick and tired of the notion that female genitals are somehow shocking or disgusting. Men? Their ‘bits’ are on display in every art gallery on earth, turned into architecture, enshrined as a major form. Just because ours don’t dangle out the front doesn’t mean they’re gross.


  3. Amelia Leigh says:

    I’m sitting in the UK following the controversy surrounding your quilt. I find it amazing that there are still people in the world finding the female/male body “disgusting”. I wish more quilt/textile artists were making political art like yours. Well done to you and those who are prepared to face the critics by presenting such work.


  4. arlinda says:

    So glad to see work that means something.


  5. Cath Stonard says:

    Your work is incredible, and not only visually rich in content, texture and subject, but richly thought provoking! Long may you continue.


  6. You have paved the way for so many; please continue…


  7. […] work. It is stimulating and inspiring. Her work makes me want to go create something right now! Current Shows.via Kathy Nida Current […]


  8. Kathykm says:

    Make gift cards. I’ll buy some. Etsy!!


  9. Megan says:

    I just wanted to commt that I love your work! I live in San Diego, and am sad to see I missed your recent show… I do not see a mailing list option on your site, but was hoping there was a way to keep in the loop for future shows?

    Keep up the amazing work!


  10. christine says:

    I am grateful that I was able to see your work at the Hyde art gallery.


  11. Carol says:

    Carry on! Your work is amazing, love the anatomies of your people.
    Am a retired nurse and find your rendition of anatomy very whimical,
    delightful and insightful.


  12. Cheryl says:

    Just saw your quilt Beyond the Concrete at the Quilt National Show in Athens, Ohio and loved it! So I looked you up and am thrilled by all of your work. I love political, statement quilts and really appreciate your attitude and awesome artistic ability. Will try to catch more of your work when I can.


  13. Cheryl says:

    Just saw Beyond the Concrete at Quilt National in Athens Ohio and was inspired to look you up to see more of your work. Love it!! Keep it up!! Will try to see your work at other shows. Thanks.


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