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Select Solo Exhibitions
ArtQuilt Gallery  
New York, NY 2014
International Quilt Festival  
Yokohama, Japan 2011
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library  
Austin, TX
Maplewood Arts Center  
Maplewood, NJ 2009
Quilt Expo VII Pavilion Josephine  
Stasbourg, France
Quilter Guild  
Sydney, Australia
Renwick Gallery  
Washington, DC
Home Box Office  
New York, NY 1998
Bates College  
Lewiston, ME 1998
Hallmark Cards  
Kansas City, MO 1995
African Jazz - Flushing Council on Culture and Arts  
New York, NY 1994
Folklife Museum - Seattle Center Pavilion  
Seattle, WA 1994
Hugh Hill Gallery  
Kent, CT 1993-94
The Old Made New: Story Quilts - Akron Art Museum  
Akron, OH 1993
Francine Seders Gallery  
Seattle, WA 1992
Cinque Gallery  
New York, NY 1978
Studio Museum in Harlem  
New York, NY 1976
Group Exhibitions
Leroy Neiman Art Center   New York, NY 2016
Federal Hall National Memorial   New York, NY 2016
Smithsonian's African Art Museum   Washington, DC 2016
The David C. Driskell Center
University of Maryland
  College Park, MD 2015
Texas Quilt Museum
Exhibit Butterfly quilts
  LaGrange, TX 2014
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
All Male Quilters Exhibition
  La Conner, WA 2012
International Quilt Study Center & Museum
SASA Showcase
  Lincoln, NE 2012-2013
Visions Art Museum   San Diego, CA 2012
Schweinfurth Art Center   New York, NY 2012
New York Fiber in the 21st Century
- Lehman College Art Gallery
  New York, NY 2011
Textural Rhythms - Constructing the Jazz Tradition
Museum of the African Diaspora
  San Francisco, CA 2011
Maplewood Art Center   Maplewood, NJ 2009
Invisible Threads - Fasco Gallery of Contemporary Art   Kansas City, MO 2009
Harlem Sewn Up: Quilted Reflections of a Community
Dwyer Cultural Center/ Community Works Inc.
  New York, NY 2009
Textural Rhythms - Constructing the Jazz Tradition
American Folk Art Museum
  New York, NY 2009
Master Art Quilts: The Exhibition
- International Quilt Festival
  Long Beach, CA 2009
Saturn Returns: Back to the Future of Fibre Art
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
  San Jose, CA 2007-08
Textural Rhythms - Constructing the Jazz Tradition  
Touring - Begins Columbus, OH 2007
Nobis Gallery  
Jersey City, NJ 2007
National Black Fine Arts Show  
Soho, NY 2007
Columbus Art Museum
Promoting the Textural Rhythms exhibition
Columbus, OH 2007
Threads of Faith - The Museum Center  
Cincinnati, OH 2006
Threads of Faith - Gallery of the American Bible Society  
New York, NY 2004
Jazz - Queens Hospital Center  
New York, NY 2003
Nathan Cummings Foundation  
New York, NY 1999
In the Spirit of the Cloth - American Craft Museum   New York, NY
Jazz Museum   Kansas City, MO 1999
Maryland Art Place   Baltimore, MD 1998
In the Spirit of the Cloth - Cincinnati Art Museum  
Cincinnati, OH 1997
Everson Museum of Art  
Syracuse, NY 1997
In the Spirit of the Cloth - Columbus Museum of Art  
Columbus, OH 1995
Uncommon Beauty - Renwick Gallery  
Washington, DC
Dream Tomorrow with Quilts - Mitsukoshi Dept. Store  
Kokusai Art of Tokyo, Japan 1994
A Common Thread - Bomani Gallery  
San Francisco, CA 1993
History Visions: The Art of the Quilt
- Museum of San Diego
San Diego, CA 1992
Words and Images - Reader's Digest Headquarters  
Chappaqua, NY 1992
The Great American Quilt Festival: Citiquilts
Museum of American Folk Art
New York, NY 1991
Bernice Steinbaum Gallery  
Soho, NY 1989