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Night Jungle

Night Jungle, 57x78"

Award winner at AQS Paducah, front cover, AQS 2009 calendar, front cover, SAQA Portfolio


Private collection

Secret Life of Trees 67x61"

In Gala of the Unexpected, National Quilt Museum, 2016-17

Tent Rocks, 45x41"

Private Collection

River's Edge, 41x34"

private collection

Sandia Mountain Spring

Award winner, Wonders of the World Houston TX

collection of Karey Bresenhan

La Luz

Award winner, Good for You Houston Tx

Caladium, 41x30"

Fourteen Poppies, 47x42"

Comission- private collection

Aloft, 47x35" 2011 Exhibited at Beaujolais Quilt Expo, France, New Mexico:Unfolding at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery, Santa Fe, published in Machine Quilting Unlimited

Private Collection

Desert Fox, 72x21" 2011 Exhibited at Beaujolais Quilt Expo, France, A Walk in the Wild at the Open Space Visitor Center, special exhibit, Houston, Hubbard Museum

Desert Willow Sunrise

Desert Willow Sunrise, 50.5" x 33.5"

Appeared in In Full Bloom, Houston, TX

Published in American Quilter

Private collection

Maroon Bells, 32x50"

Cultural Red at the Capitol Rotunda Art Gallery, Hubbard Museum


For my buddies in British Columbia

47x39" World of Beauty, Houston, TIQE, Taiwan

Torrey Pines, 45x50", West Coast Wonders, 2012

Buffalo Gourd (detail), 40x16"

accepted to In Living Colour, Australia/New Zealand 2014

Windswept, 30x42"

West Coast Wonders 2013, Private collection

Moonlight Sonata, 25x45"


Hill Country, 53x42"

My tribute to the great state of Texas!, awarded In Full Bloom 2011 at the Houston Quilt Show,

Brigham City Musuem Interntaional Quilt Invitational, 2014

Armadillo, 12x12" square for the 2011 SAQA auction fundraiser- private collection

Nocturne, 29x32 private collection

View from the Tram. 55" x39"

Appeared in Timeless New Mexico, Capitol Rotunda Gallery, Santa Fe,

Beaujolais Quilt Expo, France, Border Celebration, Tubac Arizona

Winterlude, 41x51"

From a photo by Sam Fernandez, used with permission

Exhbited in Common Threads invitational at Prescott College, AZ, private collection

Tulips 36x22" for the upcoming Art Quilt Santa Fe-private collection

Friendship 40x33"

A tribute to the warm and welcoming people of Taiwan

Supper Rock, 38x45"

Our local park is surmounted by a boulder formation known as Supper Rock. Every day when I pass it on my walk, I see young couples enjoying the fresh air and a bit of a view- especially in the crisp days of early spring. Accepted toCelebrate Spring.

7 Tulips, 43x33"

Class sample for Art Quilt Santa Fe. Private collection

April Sundown April Sundown (detail)

April Sundown, 63x77"

Award winner at the La Conner Quilt Museum, Wa.

Willow Moon Willow Moon Detail

Willow Moon, 65x72"

Featured in the book "500 Art Quilts"

Private collection



Best of Show, Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, Best of Country, International Quilt Expo, Manchester NH

Private Collection

Moonrise Detail

Pecos River Spring

Private collection



Viper, 41x29"

Nambe Lake

30" x 31"

Appeared in: Bias: Going Against the Grain at the Community Gallery, Sante Fe, NM,

Beaujolais Quilt Expo, France, New Mexico:Unfolding at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery, Santa Fe

Private collection


High Country, 21x19" private collection


Cover, Machine Quilting Unlimited magazine

Private collection

Welcome to the Jungle

68" x 54"

Winner, Best of Country, International Quilt Expo, Manchester, NH, Best Pictorial at the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, Best Wall Quilt AQS Knoxville, Road to California,

published in the Natural World

private collection

Da Vine, 68 x 50"

in Light Fantastic, Harwood Gallery

7 Trees

7 Trees, 38x20"

Private collection

Eventide, 29x22"


After the Rain After the Rain Detail

After the Rain, 43x54"

Award winner, Celebrate Spring Chicago, IL

Private collection

August Evening

August Evening, 23x23"

Private collection

Haiku, 18x24"

in Viewpoints 9, Davis, Ca

Morningsong, 84x60", comission for the Upper Chesapeake Cancer Center, MD


Ending/Beginning, 32"W x 48"H

Exhibited Art Quilt X

Chandler Az

Sacred Threads 2011, Washington, DC

Autumn Eve

Autumn Evening, 34x22"

Award winner, PAQA-S "Illuminations"

Durham NC

Private collection




Blue Moon

Blue Moon I, Private collection


Dinnertime, Private collection

Blue Moon 2

Blue Moon 2, 36"W x 60"H

Featured in 1001 Artisan Textiles

Private collection

Cheryl's Garden, 42x22"

Private Collection


Blue Moon 2 Detail

California Poppies, 33x34"

Blue Moon 3 Blue Moon 3 Detail
Blue Moon 3 Detail

Blue Moon 3, 22.5"W x 29"H

Award winner, Impressionism in New Mexico

Fuller Lodge Gallery, Los Alamos NM

Private collection

Cherry Tree

Cherry Trees, 43"W x 43"H

Featured at the National Quilt Museum,

Paducah KY, Common Threads, Prescott AZ,

Best in Show winner, Whistler Museum,

Lowell, MA, feature article in Quilt Life.

Private collection

private collection



Dinner at Sunset Dragonfly Sunset 2
Dinner at Sunset, 26"W x 40"H, Private collection Dragon Fly Sunset II private collection
Dragonfly Sunset Dragonfly Sunset Detail
Dragonfly Sunset, 19"W x 39"H, Private collection

Earthshine Detail


Valley of Fire

from a photo by Hannah Lunsford

58x40" exhibited in Taiwan at TIQE, and the Capitol rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.




Haiku, 18x24"

for Viewpoints9 challenge group,


End of Days End of Days Detail

End of Days, 35"W x 52.5"H

Winner of the Gitner-Moore award at My World in Black and White in CA.

appeared in the Brush Gallery Members' Show in Lowell, MA Private Collection

Fire Fire Detail

Fire in the Sky, 34x46"

Common Threads in Prescott AZ


Luna, 21"W x 49"Private Collection

Luna Detail



Monstera Monstera Detail

Monstera, 53"W x 70

Award winner at Pacific International Quilt Show, Santa Clara, CA, Northwest Quilter's Expo

Monstera Detail Monstera Detail
Pow Flower Pow Flower Detail
Pow Flower, 55"W x 68"H Private collection
Redbud Redbud Detail

Redbud, 15"W x 21.5"H

featured in Quilting Arts Magazine

Private collection


Refugee, 62"W x 72"H

award winner at AQS Lancaster

appeared in Articulate Threads, South Broadway Cultural Center, NM, Sacred Threads, VA

featured in 500 Art Quilts


Cloud Study, 24x18"

for Viewpoints 9

Private collection



Sakura Silver Light


Private collection

Silver Light, 90"W x 78"H

Award winner AQS Des Moines and MAQF

featured in 500 Art Quilts

Private collection

Savanna Savanna Detail
Savanna Detail

Savanna Moon, 29.5"W x 21"H

Private collection

Spring Has Sprung Spring Has Sprung Detail
Spring Has Sprung Detail

Spring Has Sprung, 18"W x 22.5"H

featured in Quilting Arts Magazine

Private collection

Storm Storm Detail
Storm Detail

Storm, 52"W x 69"H

Art Quilts at the Whistler, Whistler House Museum, Lowell, Mass

Tribute to Andy Velvet Leaf
Tribute to Andy

Velvet Leaf

Private collection


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