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On Display, Spring 2021

Two of my paintings in the Artists for Conservation exhibition (mentioned below) will be displayed at The James Museum, 150 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL.


Awarded Honorable Mention, October, 2020

My painting, ‘Goodbye, my friend’, received an Honorable Mention award at the Artists for Conservation exhibition held at the Van Dusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver BC.


2021 Calendar Features ‘Goodbye, my friend’

A calendar published by Artists for Conservation includes an image of my painting, ‘Goodbye, my friend’.


Designated Artist of the Month, September, 2020

Artists for Conservation has designated me ‘Artist of the Month’ for September, 2020


On Display, October 1 – 4, 2020

Two of my paintings, including ‘America’, will be on display at the Artists for Conservation festival, Van Dusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver BC.


Accepted as Signature Member, February 2020

I am honored to be accepted as a Signature Member with the non-profit organization Artists for Conservation.


On Display, September 7 – 29, 2018

Four of my quilts will be on display at the exhibition, ‘Tactile’, Harlow Gallery, 100 Water Street, Hallowell ME.


Solo Exhibition, August 27 – October 15, 2018

Many of my quilts and paintings, including ‘Barn Owl’, will be on display at my solo exhibition, MaineGeneral Medical Center, 35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta ME.

owl painting

On Display, August 25 – October 22, 2017

‘Quilter‘ (detail below) will be on display at ’75 – A Celebration of New Works in Fiber’, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder CO. The quilt has been acquired for inclusion in the Brankensiek Collection.

painting detail

On Display, August 1 – September 29, 2017

Three of my paintings will be on display at the exhibition, ‘The Extinction Event’, Frontier Cafe and Cinema, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick ME.


On Display, April 18 – July 2, 2017

My quilt, ‘Early Spring, East Hill’, created at my artist residency at the Weir Farm Art Center, Wilton CT, will be on display at the exhibition, ‘Selections from the Permanent Collection’, Visions Art Museum, 2825 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA.

image of interior of gallery

On Display, July 10 – September 3, 2016

My painting, ‘Why are we here?’, will be on display at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water Street, Hallowell ME.


On Display, June 24 – July 23, 2016

One of my quilts, ‘Ravenswood’, will be on display at the Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main Street, Topsham ME.


On Display, April 1 – 30, 2016

Several of my quilts, including ‘Birch Crossing’, will be on display at the Artique, Ltd. gallery, 314 G Street, Anchorage AK.

fiber art

On Display, February 17 – March 30, 2016

Two of my quilts, including ‘Spring’, will be on display at the exhibition, ‘Blended Threads’, Kirkland Art Center, 9 1/2 East Park Row, Clinton NY.

fiber art


On Display, October 30 – January 3, 2016

One of my quilts will be on display at the exhibition, ‘Quilts=Art=Quilts’, Schweinfurth Art Center, 520 North Main Center, 205 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY.


Two-person Show, September 24 – October 11, 2015

Many of my quilts will be on display at the exhibition, ‘Nelda Warkentin: Paintings – Tom Jessen: Drawings’, University of Maine Farmington Art Gallery, 246 Main Street, Farmington ME.


On Display, September 3 – October 16, 2015

One of my quilts will be on display at the exhibition, ‘Media Matters’, Foundry Art Centre, 520 North Main Center, Saint Charles MO.


Selected for Exhibition in Montenegro, 2015

Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara has selected one of my quilts for display in the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro. The exhibition was curated by the U. S. Department of State, Art in Embassies Program.