Resume

Curator

Water is Life: The Impact of Clean Water on the Health of Women and Girls” Quilt Challenge at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, co curator with Susan Fiorentino.

Advocacy Quilting” at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA March – May , 2015 in conjunction with the Advocacy Project

Light, Hope, Opportunity: Empowering Women through Clean Energy,” Quilt Challenge in conjunction with RI-based non-profit Solar Sister, which uses micro-enterprise loans and solar products to empower African women in rural areas.
– United Nations Geneva, Switzerland, June 2013
– Mancuso Quilt Festivals  2014-2015
– New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA March – May , 2015
-Artists and Makers Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, September 2015

Women, Peace and Security” Quilt Challenge in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund
– United Nations Geneva, March 2011
– United Nations New York, March 2012
– International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, November 2012
– Mancuso Quilt Festivals, 2013
– New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA March – May , 2015
– Gender Conference, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, MA, November 2015

Making a Healthier World for Women and Children” Quilt Challenge Exhibit in Support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
– United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland November 2009
– Mancuso Quilt Festivals 2010
– Machine Quilters Expo East show in Providence, RI 2011

An Exhibition of American Quilts” Muscat, Oman, April – May 1999 and 2000

An Exhibition of American Quilts” Kuwait Fine Arts Gallery, April 1998

Juried Exhibitions and Awards

“Bounty of the Seas” in Water is Life at the United Nations in Geneva Switzerland, March – April 2016, at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas, November 2016.

“Haru – Spring” in the Narragansett Bay Quilters Association exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA, Sept 7 – Nov 19, 2016.

Solo exhibit, East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Bristol/Warren Art Night, August 25, 2016.

“Spring Raindrops” in Currents SAQA Regional Exhibit at the Brush Gallery in Lowell, MA, August 7-September 18, 2016.

“Hollyhocks” in Art as Quilt SAQA Regional Exhibit at the Fuller Craft Museum on Brockton, MA Oct 2015-Jan 2016, Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA, April 15-June 19, 2016.

“Arctic Sunrise” by Anne Sabatini quilted by Allison Wilbur, Viewers Choice, Summer Celebration of New England Quilt Quilts, August 2015, New England Quilt Museum,

Solo Exhibit, East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Bristol/Warren Art Night, May 2015

“RI Sashiko” in I Love New England SAQA New England Showcase at the World Quilt Show, August 2014.

“Arctic Sunrise” by Anne Sabatini quilted by Allison Wilbur, Best of Show, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Show, April  2014

“Purple Princess” Honorary Mention, Exemplary Innovative, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Show, April 2014

“Celebration” Vendors Award, Machine Quilting, Quilters by the Sea Show, October 2012

“Ra Sun God” Second Place, Wall Hanging, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Show, April 2012

“Deep Autumn Woods” Third Place Small Wall Hanging, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Show, April 2012

“Tulip Mania” First Place Group Quilt (one of seven artists), National Quilting Association  Show 2010.

Publications

“Bounty of the Seas” in article on Water is Life in Machine Quilting Unlimited, July/August 2016.

“Floral Foundation” designed by Kristin Meranda, quilted by Allison Wilbur, Quilt Sampler, Spring/Summer 2016.

“Oyster Day” in Celebrate the Day by Shannon Gingrich Shirley, Schiffer Publishing, 2014.

“Purple Princess” in Dare to Dance Art Quilts by Mary Kerr, Schiffer Publishing 2014.

SAQA Journal, Summer 2013, “SAQA members quilt for others,” by Deborah Quinn Hensel, article on Quilt for Change.

The Quilt Life, April 2013, The Art of Quilting for a Cause.

Quilter’s Connection, Winter 2012/2013, “Peace Quilts” by Richard Wilbur.

Affiliations

Studio Art Quilters Association, MA/Ri Regional Rep (2016-2017), Member 2010 – present

Quilters by the Sea, Portsmouth, RI, Program Chair  Fall 2014 – Spring 2016

Narragansett Bay Quilters Association, Vice President 2013 – 2014

Cabin Branch Quilters, Woodbridge, VA, Vendor Chair for quilt show 2003 & 2004

Cofounder, the Muscat Sew and Sews, a quilt guild with members from around the world.

 

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