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Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Colorado, 1977 – 1981
Bachelor or Arts, Art Education, Florida International University,1991 with honors
Master’s Degree, Fine Art, University of Northern Colorado, 2002

Exhibitions –
Merging Lines, with sculptor Mike Raines,  Saint George Art Museum
Layered and Stitched , solo exhibit,  Glen Blakely Gallery
Paint, Photo and Fiber, with Deanna Miller, Red Cliff Gallery

Group Exhibitions
“Kimono Kakushin”, James J. Richey Gallery, CO
“Art Educators Exhibit”‘ James J. Richey Gallery CO
“FRCQ Portfolio Digital Gallery”,  CO
“Community Quilt Project”, Denver Art Museum, CO
“Curtains Up”, Firehouse Gallery, CO
“Jefferson County Art Educators Exhibit, James J. Richy Gallery, CO

Juried Exhibitions
2023
“Mysteries of Nature” Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, Mesquite NV
“Women Artists of the Desert” Glen Blakely Gallery, St George, UT
“Way of Water”, Art Provides Gallery, St George UT
“Dreamscapes”, Red Cliff’ Gallery, St. George, UT
“Splash of Color”, Red Cliff Gallery, St George UT
‘”Diversity Lives Here”, Glen Blakley Gallery, St George UT
“Street Art”, SAQA Global Online Gallery, Juror Elisabeth Nacenta- de la Croix, Isabelle Wiessler
“Reflections on Spirituality”, SAQA Global Online Gallery, Diana Fox, Alison Schwabe
“Body Language”, SAQA Global Online Gallery, Fuzzy Mall
“Diversity Lives Here”, Titled Kiln, St George Utah
“Splash of Color”, Red Cliff Gallery, St George Utah
“Capturing the Light”, Red Cliff Gallery, St George Utah
“Nature in Abstraction”, Kayenta Center for the Arts, Ivins Utah
2022
“Women Out West”, Sears Gallery, Utah Tech University, St George, UT
“Reflections on Spirituality”, SAQA Virtual Gallery, Global Exhibition
“Fallscapes”, Red Cliffs Gallery, St George, UT
“Day of the Dead”, St George Art Museum, UT
“AAUW Utah Women Artists Exhibition”, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City, UT
“Escape from Reality”, Red Cliffs Gallery, St George, UT
AQS Quilt Week Juried Participant, Daytona Beach FL, Branson MO, Paducah ,KY
“SustainABILITY” , SAQA Global Exhibition, Juror Tali Weinberg
“Light and Shadow”, Red Cliffs Gallery, St George, UT
“Colors of the West”, Red Cliffs Gallery, St George, UT
“Fantasy, Imagination & Dreams”, Kayenta Center for the Arts, Ivins, UT
“Escape from Reality”, Red Cliff Gallery, St George, UT
2021
“Art Quilts 2”, California Heritage Museu
Microscape, SAQA Global Exhibition, Houston
“Set Sail”‘ Brush Gallery, Lowell MA,
“Interest Chicago”, Navy Pier, Chicago IL
“Quilt=Art=Quilt”, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn NY
“From The Earth: Fiber And Ceramics”, Kayenta Center for the Arts, UT
“In All Their Glory”, Poway Center for the Arts, Poway, CA
2020
“Aloft”, SAQA Global Art Exhibition
“Opposites Attract” SAQA Global Exhibition,
“Backyard Escape” National Institutes of Health , Bethesda, MD
“Beyond the Mirror” SAQA Global Exhibition,
“Form, Not Function”, Carnegie Center, IN
“Quarantine Quilts: Creativity in the Midst of Chaos” IQA Houston, TX, 
“Quilts=Art=Quilts”, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
“Here and Now/Now and Then”, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2019
“Forced to Flee”, Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts,
“Rhapsody”, Visions Art Museum
“Sacred Threads”, Herndon Virginia
“Sacred Threads Traveling Exhibition, various locations
“Twisted Nature of Things”, Chamber Gallery, Las Vegas’ NV
“Evolving Perceptions”, Foothills Art Center, nCO
“37th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts”, Lincoln Center
“Excellence in Fibers V,” Fiber Art Now’s Print Exhibition

Interviews:
Photo Memory Quilts: Lesley Riley Spotify
Re-imagine Your Art | Quilting Arts Podcast: Episode 26
Textile Talks : Conversations with Artist from Microscape
Lightning Talks: Lessons from An Art Teacher
Beyond the Mirror: Meet the Artist Margaret Abramshe
Quilt Stories: Fascinating Portrait Quilts with Margaret Abramshe
Evolving Perceptions: Quilters Roundtable at the Brigham City Museum
Go Tell it At the Quilt Show: Interview with Margaret Abramshe

Awards
Honorable Mention, 35th New Legacies Exhibition, Ft Collins, CO
Kirtz/Van Nortwick Award, Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII 2
Best of Show, “Setting Sail Exhibition”, Painted Brush Gallery,MA
Wall/Floor Works Award, Excellence in Fiber, (2019), Fiber Arts Now Magazine
2nd Place, Quilt=Art=Quilt, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
Jurors Choice, Quilt=Art=Quilt, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
Jurors Choice, American Quilters Society,Paducah ,KY
National Teachers’ Award, Utah Quilt Guild, Juror Nancy Prince
Honorable Mention, Quilt Alliance “Voices”
Best of Show, National Small Works Competition, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery
1st Place, “Mysteries of Nature”, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery
2nd Place, Textile Mixed Media; “Dreamscapes” Red Cliff Gallery
2nd Place, Painting, “Splash of Color” Red Cliff
3rd Place, “Capturing The Light, Red Cliffs Gallery
Honorable Mention, “Fallscapes”, Red Cliffs Gallery
2nd Place, Colors of the West, Red Cliffs Gallery


PUBLICATIONS
Quilting Arts Magazine, “Elements of Design for the Art Quilter”, Fall 2023
Photo Memory Quilts, CT Publishing 2023
Quilting Arts Magazine, “Cut Up Quilts” Summer 2022
Patchwork Professional, “Margaret Abramshe: Artist Interview” January 2022
Quilting Arts Magazine, “Using your Device as a Design Tool”, September 2021
Art Quilt Quarterly, “Portfolio: Gaze”, Issue 24
Digital Cloth,  “Margaret Abramshe :Portrait Art”, Issue 9
Featured Article, “Design Principles Hone Compositional Skills”, SAQA Journal, 2020 no. 3
“In the Spotlight and Fine Finish”; Quilting Arts Magazine, Feb/Mar 2020