Biography

Born in Basel

Lives and works in Miami

Education:

1978 - 1982

Certified arts and crafts teacher in Switzerland

1991 - 1995

University of Mainz (Germany), Sociology (major), Business, Pedagogy (minor)

Solo Exhibition

2013

Hard Lines - Heart Lines, Lauderhill, Fl

2011

Anne Kolb Nature Center, Hollywood, Fl

2008

“See Side”s Biscayne National Park, Miami

2004/5

Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland

2003

Credit Suisse Basel, Switzerland

1995

Commerz Bank Mainz, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

Fiber Optics, 1310 Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale FL

Six Views in Fiber, Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL

Weston Artscapes, Weston Branch Library, Weston FL

Black and White and shades of grey, Sunrise Gallery, Sunrise

Broward Quilt Expo, Featured Artist, Ft. Lauderdale

Palm Beach Quilt Show, Special Exhibition, Palm Beach FL

Dynamo Gallery, Coconut Grove FL

2012

Spirit of South Dade, ArtSouth, Homestead

Colors of the imagination, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs

The Plus Factor, Glass Gallery, Pembroke Pines

Fresh Design, Fiber art in the new millenium, FAU, Ft. Lauderdale

Glass Gallery, LAC group exhibition, Pembroke Pines FL

Expression through images, Weston FL

FAVA, Oberlin Ohio

Art in Stitches, Florida Museum of Women Art, DeLand, FL

Inspired by Words, Lauderhill Arts Center, Lauderhill, FL

Materials Matter, Backus Museum, Ft. Pierce FL

2011

Expression of Joy, LAC, Lauderhill FL

The Art of Bromeliads, Daytona Beach, FL

FMWA, Annual Exhibition, DeLand, FL

Glass Gallery, ‘Weston Art Guild & Friends’, Pembroke Pines FL

Volusia Wrapped in Fiber, Volusia County FL

Sunrise Civic Center Gallery, Points of Focus, Sunrise FL

Lauderhill Arts Center Juried Small Works Exhibition, Lauderhill, FL

Center Place, Tampa FL

2010

The Museum of Florida History and Quilters Unlimited, 'Garden Party', Tallahassee FL

Wonderful World of Weston, Weston FL

500 Art Quilts, Houston TX

The Creative Native Gallery, 'Simply Sublime', Tampa FL

The Nature Conservancy, ‘Turning the Tide’, Jupiter FL

Coral Springs Museum of Art, Shadow and Light, Coral Springs FL

Deering Estate,'H20', Miami FL

2009

The Nature Conservancy,  ‘Global Visions’, Jupiter FL

Materials: Hard & Soft, Denton, Texas

Visions Art Quilt Gallery, ‘Save the Planet’ San Diego CA

Quilt National Exhibition 01’, Athens, Ohio

eARTh Elements, Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta FL

Pinnacle, Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL

Quiltscapes at the Whistler, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell MA

Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL

2008

Art Quilts at the Whistler IV, Lowell, MA (Best of Show)

2007

The Nature Conservancy,  ‘hab-i-tat’, Jupiter FL

Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens, Fiber + Jewelry, Ormond, FL

Surface Design Association Exhibition, conference, Sum of the Parts, Kansas

SAQA Virtual Exhibit, “Body of Work”, April 2007, SAQA Web site

QuiltArtLugano, Lugano Switzerland

‘Hanging By A Thread’, National Quilt Museum, Paducah

2006

The Nature Conservancy, Jupiter FL

handmade, Miami FL

Fava,  The Artist as Quiltmaker, Oberlin Ohio (award)

Expo Magic quilt, Lyon, France

2005

Fine Art Quilts 2005, Memphis TN, Best of Show

2004

The Nature Conservancy, Jupiter FL

A journey through time, fundraiser 'Museum of Science' Miami

Ocean waves Chapter,  featured  artist

Art With A Southern Drawl, Mobile AL

Art Quilt At The Page Walker, Cary NC

2003

Art Quilts at the Sedgwick, Sedgwick Cultural Center

Artist's Museum, Washington DC

2002

Polk Community College, PCC Fine Arts Gallery, Winter Haven Fla.

Fine Focus 02

Fava, the Artist as Quiltmaker, Oberlin Ohio (award)

Art Quilts at the Whistler, Lowell, MA

Historical Museum South Florida, Miami

Biscayne National Park, South Florida

Colonial Bank, Miami

2001

Quilt National Exhibition 01’,  Athens, Ohio, Quilt National Touring Exhibition

Ocean Waves Chapter NQA, judged show (award)

Studio Fiber Artist, ‘Hurricane supplication day’, Ft. Lauderdale

2000

Quilt Expo 2000, Strasbourg, France

1999

Quilt National Exhibition 99’,  Athens, Ohio, Quilt National Touring Exhibition

Gallery walk, Ft. Lauderdale

Ocean waves Chapter NQA, judged show (awards)

1998

FAVA, juried show (Firelands Association for the Visual Arts)

Gallery walk, Ft. Lauderdale

Paducah, juried show

Ocean waves Chapter NQA, judged show (awards)

Houston, juried show

Orlando International Quilt show, judged show

 

Palm Beach County Quilters’ Guild, Sea Q special exhibit ‘private spaces’

1997

Centennial Quilt Miami,

Ocean waves Chapter, NQA judged show (awards)

1996

Quilt show, Mainz (Germany)

Quilt show, Ingelheim, (Germany)

1995

Quilt show, Mainz (Germany)

Quilt show, Ingelheim (Germany)

Quilt show, Saulheim (Germany)

Quilt show, Gross-Winthernheim (Germany) 

Collections

Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland

Private Collections, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, USA