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Education:

Ph.D. Biology, Dalhousie University  (1982)

B.Sc. Biology (first class honours 1977) Dalhousie University and University of Lancaster, Lancashire, U.K.

BFA (incomplete) University of Alberta in Edmonton (1967-1969)

Exhibitions:

Quilt Canada 2017 Guild Rosette Invitational, May 23 - June 5, 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mahone Bay Quilt Guild Biennial Show, September 2016, Mahone Bay Nova Scotia, winner Best in Show.

Structures, Studio Art Quilt Associates, (Alan Syliboy, Juror); Art Gallery at U of Antigonish, June 2015; Gallery at the Guild, Charlottetown, August 2015; Inverness County Centre for the Arts, September through October 2015; Saint John's Art Centre, January through March 2016; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth, March through April 2016.  Award: Best in Show

Mahone Bay Quilt Guild Show, September 2014, Mahone Bay, N.S.

Mahone Bay Quilt Guild Show, September 2012; Mahone Bay, N.S.  Award: Viewers' Choice – Wall Hanging

Rooted, Studio Art Quilt Associates, (Dawn McNutt, Juror); Mary Black Gallery, Halifax, 2012; Fraser Cultural Centre, Tatamagouche; 2012; Rossignol Cultural Centre, Liverpool, 2012.  Award: Honourable Mention.

Art Hits the Wall, juried show, (2008); Mary Black Gallery, Halifax, N.S.

Art Hits the Wall, juried show, (2004); Rossignol Cultural Centre, Liverpool, N.S.

Canada Scapes, La Conner Quilt Museum, La Conner, Washington (March through May, 2004); Quilt Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba (May 2004)

Urban Angels, Argyle Fine Art (December 2003 through January 2004), Halifax, N.S.

The Cloth is All of Another Hue, Ballroom Gallery, November 2002 through January 2003), Halifax, N.S.

Brought to Life, The Japanese Paper Place (October through November 2002), Toronto, Ontario

Art in Stitches, Mahone Bay (August 2002).  Award for Artistic Excellence

The Handbound Book in Nova Scotia, Curated by Joseph Landry and Robin Muller, Mary Black Gallery (March through April 2002), Halifax, N.S.

Talking Threads: Voices Among Fibre Artists, Curated by Laureen Van Lierop, Mary Black Gallery (August through September 2001), Halifax, N.S.

Canadian Quilting Association National Juried Show, York University Gallery (May through June 2000), Toronto, Ontario.  Award: Excellence in Machine Stitching

American Quilting Society National Juried Show, Paducah, Kentucky (April, 2000)

Art in Stitches, Mahone Bay (Summer, 2000)

Comfort and Joy, Bethune Ballroom Gallery, QEII Hospital (November 1999), Halifax, N.S.  Awards: Judges' Choice, Foundation Choice

CQA National Juried Show – Pacific Connections, University of British Columbia, (May 1998), Vancouver, B.C.; and Tokyo Japan 1998.

Comfort and Joy, Bethune Ballroom Gallery, QE II Hospital (November 1998).  Award: Viewers' Choice

CQA National Juried Show, Musée Stewart, Île Sainte Hélène,  (May through October 1997) Montreal, Que.

Exhibition of Quilts, The Municipal Heritage Museum (June through September 1996), Dartmouth, NS.  Award: Viewers' Choice

CQA National Juried Show, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery (May through June 1994), Halifax, N.S.