Resumé

ALISON SCHWABE BA Dip Ed.

Selected Resume

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Jan  Galeria Los Caracoles, Jose Ignacio, URUGUAY
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 Needle Art, WA

Significant Group Exhibitions - Invitational


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
1996 Sep National Patchwork Assn. Autumn Quilt Fairs Tour, to Dec., ENGLAND
1996 Jan "Pieces Parts & Passion", Fine Arts Centre, Lubbock Texas, USA
1993 Dec White House Xmas Craft Show; tree skirt panel, Washington DC
1993 May "Celebrate Art Quilts: Arizona & Colorado" Lancaster OH, USA
1992 Jul Walkway Gallery, Fort Collins, CO, USA
1992 May Kokusai Art Exhibition, Colorado Quilts, Tokyo JAPAN
1991 Oct "Art to Wear" , Mulvane Museum, Topeka, KS, USA

Significant Group Exhibitions - Juried

2009 Nov "ArtQuiltAustralia'09" Canberra Craft & Art Gallery, ACT, AUSTRALIA
2009 Sep SAQA “Transformations 09” UK and touring
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
SAQ Oeania Art Textile exhibition Brisbane, and touring
2008 Sep
“My Place” Johannesburg, later Australia, New Zealand
2007 Oct
“Australia Wide” online www.ozquil.network.org.au, and touring
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 Jun "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
2000 May "Australian Bounty" , Aust. art quilts, Chassy d'Or, FRANCE
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
1996 Aug "Quilts'96:Making Their Mark" Meat Market Craft Centre VIC
1996 Jul "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'91"all-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

Awards/Commissions/Grants

1998 May-end 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

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 Review: "Detours and Diversions", TEXTILE #78, p 28
2003 Sep "Plus Va Change", Patchwork Magazine September 2003, p 30 Masterclass Article
2001 Oct "Detours and Diversions", Down Under Quilts Magazine Dec 2001, p 26
1997 Jan "Irregular Shaped Quilts", Quiltskills Chapter 2

Selected Bibliography

Quilt National Catalogues 1993,1995,2007,2009
Down Under Quilts, Nov 2004 profile by Erica Spinks
Patchwork Magazine
, Sep 2003, "Fabric of Life" profile by A. Merrett, p 27
The Mercury, review, J.Andersch Oct 22,'99 p
TEXTILE # 50, detail photo and text in review of "Razor's Edge'97" p 34
Craftwest Aug '97, p15, photo & text "First Off" review, M. O'Ferrall
TEXTILE # 49, photos and text publicising solo exhibition "Interactions"
"Quiltskills, Workshops From The Guild" chap 2, Irregular Shaped Quilts, 1997
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
Quilt National - Contemporary Designs in Fabric (QN'95 catalogue) p90
TEXTILE #43 feature, text & photos, p 12 July '95
The New Quilt catalogues 1997, 1999, 2003, 2008

Memberships & Affiliations

WA Fibre & Textile Artists (WAFTA) member since 1995
WA Quilters’ Association - member since 1994; accredited teacher, valuer
Surface Design Association, www.surfacedesign.org, regional rep. Latin America
Studio Art Quilts Associates, www.saqa.com, professional artist member

Websites & Slide Registries

Ozquilt Network Inc - www.ozquiltnetwork.org.au
SAQA - www.saqa.com