Artist Residencies awarded to work on the Art and Agriculture Sustainability Project:
Residency time at these locations was spent interviewing local farmers. Personal art making involved painting, printmaking, installation pieces with agricultural materials, creating natural dyes and pigments from plant material, weaving, sewing, paper making, photography, cyanotype and writing. Two residencies were to prepare for a two gallery solo exhibit at Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC (Fall 2016 through January 2017).
Rensing Center, Pickens, SC, Fall 2018, One month/Spring 2017, One month/Fall 2016
Rivendell Writers Colony, Sewanee, TN, Spring 2015, Fall 2015
The Blumenthal Foundation, Wild Acres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC - Two weeks September 2017, Two weeks, May 2014
Florence County Museum, Florence, SC, October and November 2018, The Art and Agriculture Project Indigo Harvest
Cape Fear Center for Inquiry, Wilmington, NC, May 2018 through May 2019, The Art and Agriculture Project.
The Artscenter, Carrboro, NC, Two weeks, May 2018, The Art and Agriculture Project.
Ceramics Department, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC - December 2014 and November 2012, Clay Whistles
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, NC - Summer 2013, Printmaking
Virginia Heard Elementary, Savannah, GA, The Art and Agriculture Project Indigo Harvest with Savannah Victory Gardens, Savannah Urban Garden Alliance and the Fiber Arts Professor along with eight Fiber Arts students from SCAD, Savannah College of Art and Design, November 2018
2019 Carolina Fiber Fest, Raleigh, NC
Invited Speaker, The Art and Agriculture Project - The Indigo Trail and Workshop Presenter.
Fibre: Outside the Box, An Invitational for Nineteen Fibre Artists and Their Work
Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC, Illustrated Lecture, Fall 2016
January 8, 2017, The Winston-Salem Journal, By Tom Patterson, Special Correspondent
The Art and Agriculture Project, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC, October 2016 through January 2017.
Enough Pie, Awakening IV: Indigo, Charleston, SC, June 2016