selected resume, mixed media and fibre arts


2018 Aug "Nature Of A Stitch" cur. K. Keifel, Sheehan Gallery, Walla Walla, WA USA.
2017 Aug "75", J Trager curator, Dairy Arts Centre, Boulder CO USA
1999 Mar Australian Quilt Art, J.Hooworth curator, Grobenzell, GERMANY
1998 Jul "Scintilla" miniature textiles, City of Canberra Art Gallery, ACT
1998 Jan International Quilt Week, Aust machine quilted works, Nagoya, JAPAN
1997 Mar "IMPACT", Lilly Art Gallery, Rockingham Civic Centre, WA


juried groups

2021 July             Centro del Arte Argentino MinitextilesXXIV  online

2021 May             Quilt National 21 Dairy Bran Arts Center, Athens, OH, USA              

2020 Oct              Australia Wide 7, Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT,  AUS


2018 Feb

ArtQuiltAustralia17 Yarra Ranges Museum Gallery Lilydale Vic. AUS
2017 Sep ArtQuiltAustralia17 QV Art Gallery Launceston AUS
2016 Oct Australia Wide 5 Wool Museum Geelong, AUST; toured Aus, NZ, USA
2016 June My Corner Of The World, SAQA, Philadelphia USA.
2011 Oct "QUILT!" Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2010 Jan Galeria Los Caracoles, Jose Ignacio, URUGUAY
2009 Nov Art Quilt Australia, Canberra Art Gallery, ACT.
2009 May Quilt National, the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio USA
2009 Nov Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center, New York USA
2008 Oct SAQA Oceania Art Textile exhibition Brisbane, and touring
2008 Sep "My Place" Johannesburg, S. AFRICA, AUS, NZ
2007 Oct "Australia" Wide online toured AUS
2007 May Quilt National, The Dairy Barn Arts Centre, Athens, Ohio, USA
2006 Oct The Creative Force SAQA, Houston, International Quilt Festival USA
2005 Sep Across Australia D. Cevaal curator, 2 years tour; Europe and Middle East
2003 Sep The New Quilt 2003, Manly Art Gallery NSW
2003 Mar "Fire and Ice" multimedia, Fulton Gallery Troy, NY, USA
2002 Jun "Under the Southern Cross", D. Cevaal curator UK, NZ, NETHERLANDS
2001 June "Second Glance" WAFTA members' show, Fremantle Art Centre, WA
2001 Mar 26th Alice Craft Acquisition Craft Award,Araluen Centre, Alice Springs NT
2001 Feb "Celebration Quilts, Canberra City Museum & Art Gallery, ACT
2000 Dec "Australian Bounty" Aust. Art quilts, Aust. Embassy, Paris FRANCE
2000 Sep "Progressions" Darling Downs Art Gallery, Toowoomba QLD
1999 Aug "The New Quilt '99-MORE OR LESS" Manly Art Gallery NSW
1999 Jun "Stitched and Bound" Craftwest Gallery, Perth. WA tour during 2000
1998 Aug The New Quilt '98: Crazy Art Manly Art Gallery NSW
1997 Sep 17th National Craft Acquisition Award Exhibition, Darwin, NT
1997 Aug The New Quilt '97: the Green Show, Manly Art Gallery, NSW
1997 Jul "Razor's Edge" '97 Artshouse Gallery, Perth WA
1997 Mar "First Off" WAFTA member's show, Craftwest Gallery, Perth WA
1996 Dec Dame Mary Durack Outback Craft Exhibition, Brisbane QLD
1996 Sep City of Perth Craft Award Exhibition, Craftwest Gallery, Perth WA
1996Jul Quilts '96:Making Their Mark Sydney Quilt Festival, NSW
1995 Jun "The Razor's Edge", New Collectables Gallery, E Fremantle WA
1995 May Quilt National, Dairy Barn Arts Centre, Athens, Ohio, USA
1994 Oct WA Water Authority Art Award; Notre Dame U, Fremantle WA
1994 Jul "Colours of Australia", Opera House Sydney NSW
1993 Oct "Fiberart'93"all-fibre sponsored by BASF, Dalton, GA, USA
1993 Jun "Vision: Southwest multimedia"; Prescott Fine Arts Assn AZ, USA
1993 Jun "FIBER/texture'93" contemp. Colorado textiles Boulder CO, USA
1993 May Quilt National, Dairy Barn Arts Centre, Athens, Ohio, USA
1992 Oct "Visions: Art of The Quilt", San Diego, CA, USA
1992 Mar "Innovative Traditions 1992" Museums at Stonybrook, NY, USA
1991 Nov "Quilts=Art=Quilts" Schweinfurth Art Centre NY, NY, USA
1991 Oct "Fiberart'91all-fibre", sponsored by BASF, Dalton GA, USA
1991 Feb "Rituals & Primitive Origins" Sarratt Gallery, TN, USA
1989 May "Expressions in Quilting" Barrington Arts Council, Illinois, USA


solo exhibitions

2009 May Club Balear, Montevideo, URUGUAY
2005 Jun "Ebb and Flow", Australian Embassy, Washington DC USA
1999 Oct Gallery In The Square, Salamanca Place, Hobart TAS
1999 July 'Sunburnt Textures' Craft Council of NT Gallery, Darwin NT
1999 Jan Arcobaleno Gallery, Punta del Este, URUGUAY
1999 Feb Le Spezia Cultural Space Gallery, Montevideo, URUGUAY
1997 Jul "Interactions" , Ellis House, Bayswater, WA
1995 Sep Mountford Winery, Pemberton WA
1993 Apr "Seams and Themes", New Pieces, Berkeley, CA, USA
1987 Jul "Sunburnt Textures" Perth School of Creative NeedleArt, WA



1998 May through June, Artist in Residence, Crafts Council NT, Katherine NT
1997 Apr Artcraft Expo; silver medal, sculpture, Fremantle WA
1995 Apr Artcraft Expo; gold medal, best hanging work, Fremantle, WA
1994 Oct Water Authority Art Award, joint winner, Notre Dame U, Fremantle WA

published articles

2011 Aug Prologue, in Mantas Traperas Larghero P et al, p 8
2006 Feb UFO's, Down Under Quilts Magazine #96, pp 38-40
2004 Nov Irregular Shapes Down Under Quilts Magazine #78, pp 33-37
2004 Nov Freehand Curved Piecing, Quilters Newsletter Magazine pp 56-57
2004 Jun TEXTILE # 75, Review: Detours and Diversions p 28
2003 Sep Plus a Change, p.30 masterclass article, Patchwork Magazine sept '03
2001 Oct Down Under Quilts Magazine Dec 2001 p 26 Colour-its easier than
1997 Irregular Shaped Quilts chapter 2 in , Quiltskills


selected bibliography

Quilt National Catalogues 1993,1995,2007,2009, 2021
Down Under Quilts  Nov 2004 profile article, by Erica Spinks  p. 30
Patchwork Magazine, sept 2003, “Fabric of Life” profile by A. Merrett, p27.
The Mercury,  review,  J.Andersch  Oct 22,'99 p
TEXTILE # 50, detail photo and text in review of “Razor's Edge'97” p34
Craftwest  Aug '97,  p15, photo & text “First Off” review, M. O'Ferrall
TEXTILE # 49, photos and text publicising solo exhibition “Interactions”
Quilt Almanac 1996 feature article, photos and text
HOMES & Living Magazine , Jan/Feb'96, feature article and photos.
Down Under Quilts #30 Sept'95  pp8-9 feature text & photos
TEXTILE #43 feature, text & photos, p 12 July '95
The New Quilt 2 (QN'93 catalogue) p9


website links

Alison Schwabe website
Ozquilt Network Inc
Studio Art Quilt Association






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