Charlotte Bird  - Propagule (Art Quilts)

Propagule (art quilts), Photo: Eric Nancarrow

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Solo Shows:

2014 Artist in Residence, Denali National Park, AK
2012San Diego Regional Airport Authority, Gate 22 exhibition
2010 San Diego Regional Airport, permanent installation of tile water fountain backsplash
2006Featured Artist, CJ Kuhl Gallery, San Diego, CA
2005"Metaphors of Form, New Work," La Jolla Fiber Arts, La Jolla, CA
2002"Storytelling with Quilts," Children's Museum San Diego/Museo de Los Niños, San Diego, CA
2001"Figuratively Speaking: New Fiber Work," La Jolla Fiber Arts, La Jolla, CA
1999"A Lexicon of Space: Fiber Work", La Jolla Fiber Arts, La Jolla, CA

Juried/Invitational Group Shows:

2014 Founders Gallery, “California Fibers,” SOKA University, Aliso Viejo, CA
  Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, “California Fibers,” Ojai, CA, K. Wallace, curator
  Visions Art Museum, "Coast to Coast: California Fibers & New Image Artists," San Diego, CA
  Bear Gallery, "Books As Art: Structure, Image, Text," Northwoods Book Arts Guild, Fairbanks, AK
  Fort Collins Lincoln Gallery, "32nd Annual New Legacies Contemporary Art Quilts," Ft. Collins, CO/td>
  Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, "Evolutions Quilt Challenge," Golden, CO
2013 Bear Gallery, "In A Time of Change: Trophic Cascades," collaboration with R. Nancarrow, Exhibition is a collaboration of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and Denali National Park, Fairbanks, AK
  Mingei International Museum, "Allied Craftsmen of San Diego," San Diego, CA, R.Sidner, curator
  Visions Art Museum, "Random C's," collaborative exhibit with Cathy Denton, San Diego, CA
2012Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah University, "Everything in Between: Art Quilts, Fabric Collage, and Embroidery," Cedar City, UT, D. Snider, curator
 San Diego Regional Airport, "The Shapes of Space," temporary exhibit at Gate 22, San Diego, CA
  Los Angeles International Airport, "Current Textiles," Los Angeles, CA, J. Kornblum, curator
  Long Beach Museum of Art, "Small Expressions 2012," Long Beach, CA, C. Shaw Sutton, juror.
  Visions Art Museum, "Tracing the Steps: The Diversity of Fiber," San Diego, CA, D. Gluckman, juror
  Mandeville Special Collections, Geisel Library, Univ. of California, San Diego, "San Diego Book Arts 4th National Juried Exhibition," San Diego, CA, C. Campbell, Ninja Press, juror
2011Fallbrook Library, "Artful Stitch – Contemporary Quilts for the Wall," curated by K. Cunagin, Fallbrook, CA
 Front Porch Gallery, "Telling Stories: SAQA Regional," Carlsbad, CA
 Mission Valley Public Library, "Connections, San Diego BookArts," San Diego, CA
2010Visions Art Museum, "Close Up," curated by B. Smith, San Diego, CA
 Visions Art Quilt Gallery, "California Fibers: Liminal Spaces," J. Hemmings, juror, San Diego, CA
 Brandstater Gallery, "Fiber 2010," La Salle University, CA, curated by J. Kornblum, Riverside, CA
 Front Porch Gallery, "Journeys: A Convergence of Elements, curated by J. Weaverling, Carlsbad, CA
 University Art Gallery, "Intimate Apparel," University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA
2009Muckenthaler Cultural Center, "Contemporary Quilts," curated by M. Leslie, Fullerton, CA
 Joan Mondale Gallery at the Textile Center, "Intimate Apparel," curated by L.Gass, Minneapolis, MN
2008Coos Art Museum, "New Focus," invitational exhibition, Coos Bay, OR
 Mingei International Gallery, "Forms in Wood and Fiber-Southern California New Work," San Diego, CA
 Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, "California Fibers at Convergence," Tarpon Springs, FL
 Visions Art Quilt Gallery, "California Fibers: Natural Forces," San Diego, CA
2007Visions Art Quilt Gallery, "Fabric of the Imagination," San Diego, CA
 Pi Gallery, "Intimate Apparel," invitational exhibition, Kansas City, MO, curated by L. Gass
 23 Sandy Gallery, "Sense and Sensuality," Portland, OR
 Various venues, "CARTalog Book Project," San Diego, CA
2006 The Folk Tree Collection, "Art Quilts: Tradition & Innovation," invitational exhibition, Pasadena, CA
 Center Art Gallery, "In the Grand Scheme: California Fibers at Convergence," Grand Rapids, MI
 Front Porch Gallery, "SPIRAL BOUND: The Spiritual Journey of Aging," Carlsbad, CA
 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, "On the Wall: SAQA @ Colorado Springs," juror, A. Zrebiec
 "Fine Focus 2006," traveling art quilt exhibition, C. Dahl, J. Dales, K. Ritter, jurors
 Santa Barbara Historical Museum, "Textile Expressions: Contemporary Art Quilts," invitational exhibition, Santa Barbara, CA. M. Stewart, curator
2005Florence Events Center, "Double Take," Pacific Quilt Artists/Tactile Expressions, Florence, OR
2004Oceanside Museum of Art, "Quilt Visions 2004," Quilt San Diego/Quilt Visions Exhibition, Oceanside, CA, L. Axford, M. Monroe, J. Sauer, jurors, President's Award
 Birger Sandzén Gallery, "The Nature of Things," Pacific Quilt Artists Exhibition, Lindsborg, KS
 Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery, "Up the Garden Path, 3 Artists' Views," Vista, CA
 Cannon Gallery, "Beyond Warp and Weft," California Fibers Exhibition, Carlsbad, CA
 San Francisco Public Library, "PCBA Members' Exhibition," San Francisco, CA
 Santa Fe Community College,"SDBA/Santa Fe Book Arts Joint Exhibition." Santa Fe,NM
 John Wayne Airport, invitational exhibition, Long Beach, CA
2003 Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, "Checkmate," Pacific Quilt Artists, Golden, CO
 Durango Art Center, "River, Artists' Books," San Diego Book Arts, Durango, CO
 La Jolla Fiber Arts Gallery, "Elemental Fiber, California Fibers Exhibition," La Jolla, CA
2002Mission Valley Public Library, "River Show," San Diego Book Arts, San Diego, CA
 Japanese Friendship Garden, "Books with a Japanese Theme," San Diego, CA
 La Jolla Fiber Arts Gallery, "Celebrations," Pacific Quilt Artists, La Jolla, CA

Publications and Awards:

2014 2nd Place, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, "Evolutions Quilt Challenge," Golden, CO
  Creative Use of Fabric award, Bear Gallery, "Books As Art: Structure, Image, Text," Fairbanks, AK
2013 500 Handmade Books, volume 2, Lark Books, Julie Chen, juror
2010San Diego Home, Garden/Lifestyles, featured in Art & Artists section, November issue
 Handmade Books, Lark Books
 500 Art Quilts, Lark Books
 1000 Artist Textiles, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books
2008Editor, Quilt Visions 2008, Contemporary Expressions, Quilt Visions Publishing
 500 Artist Books, Lark Publishing
 Artist interview, Mingei International Museum, video during run of exhibit
 Contemporary Quilt Art, by Kate Lenkowsky, Indiana University Press
2006Surface Design Journal, Gallery Issue, September issue
2005-2010 Studio Art Quilt Associates, Portfolio 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
 "Review: Juror's Thoughts on Visions 2004," by Liz Axford, SAQA Newsletter, Winter/Spring issue
 "Review: Quilt Visions 2004," by Christie Dunning, FiberArts Magazine, April/May issue
2004-2008The Guild Sourcebooks, 19-24
2004Quilt Visions 2004, President's Award
 Artist interview, Carol Duvall Show on HGTV (program #1859)
 Artist interview, Simply Quilts on HGTV (program #1137)
 "Collecting Art Quilts," by Pat Worrell American Style Magazine, December issue
2002"Artist Profile," by Kathy Howard, Ranch & Cove Magazine, October issue
 "Reports", Textile Forum, September issue, published in Germany
2001"Artist Profile," by Kathleen McMillan, Decor & Style Magazine, July issue
 Guest Storyteller, "Telling Stories with Tomie de Paola, Jim Henson Co. production
1996 Sew A Work of Art: Inside and Out, That Patchwork Place, Bothell, WA

Selected Collections:

 Neutrogena Corporation (CA), Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP (CA), The Thomas Contemporary Quilt Collection (CA), Prentice Womens Hospital (IL), San Diego Regional Airport Authority (CA), Happy Hands Education Center (OK), Comer Childrens Hospital (IL), numerous private collections

Memberships:

  Visions Art Museum (Board of Directors, 2004-2011, President, 2009-2011, Chair, Quilt Visions Biennial exhibition, 2008-2014), California Fibers, Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, Pacific Quilt Artists, Surface Design Association, Studio Art Quilt Associates, American Craft Association, Friends of Fiber Arts International