Christina Fairley Erickson - Fiber and Mixed Media Artist

Exhibitions:

"Three Colored Pencil Artists" R.S.C., Redmond WA; April-July 2015 -Invitational

"Revealing the Hidden" La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, La Conner WA; April-June 2015 -Juried Show

"Motion" National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY; November 2014-Feb 2015 - Exhibition Chairperson - Juried Show

Studies in Design, Experimental Machine and Hand Stitch Open House, La Conner WA; November 2014

"Rio and Sao Paulo Patchwork and Design Festival" Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil; March-April 2014 - Judged and Juried show (3 pieces accepted)
YouTube Video from Rio Patchwork Design

"Naficy Fiber Art Show" Naficy Plastic Surgery Center, Bellevue, WA; Nov 2013- Feb 2014 - Curator and represented artist

2013 International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival, La Conner, WA; October 2013

Pacific West Quilt Show, Tacoma, WA; August 2013 - Judged and Juried show

"Salsa!" Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Tieton, WA; May-July 2013 - Juried show

"The Next 50- Fiber Artists Look at Innovation and Civic Action" Seattle Center 50th Anniversary- International Fountain Pavilion at the Seattle Center- Seattle, WA; Sept-Oct 2012

"Journeys" a Contemporary QuiltArt Association exhibition at SeaTac Airport, May 2012- November 2012 - Juried show

Surface Design Association of Washington at BallardWorks Gallery, Seattle WA; March-April 2012

Studio Art Quilt Associates trunk show "This is a Quilt" - exhibited at Sookmyung Women’s University Museum-Seoul Korea; Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum,-Seoul Korea; Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition (TIQE) 2012- National Tainan Living Art Center of Taiwan; Maki House-Ottawa, Canada; St. John’s Anglican Church-Kingston Ontario Canada; Strathford Perth Museum- Strathford Ontario, Canada; Michigan State University Museum - Feb 2011-Dec 2013

Enumclaw City Hall, Contemporary QuiltArt Association show, Enumclaw WA; October-November 2011 - Juried show

Machine Quilter’s Exhibition (MQX) East, Portland West; October 2011 - Juried show

Contemporary QuiltArt Association Intro Show at SeaTac Airport, September 2011

"25 at 25" a Contemporary QuiltArt Association exhibition within the Pacific West Quilt Show, Tacoma, WA; August 2011 - Juried show

Pacific West Quilt Show, Tacoma, WA; August 2011 - Judged and Juried show

Alaska State Fair, Palmer, AK; August 2011

WA Thoroughbred Association’s Equine Art Show, LongAcres-Kent WA; July 2011

UC Davis Feminist Film Festival- Feminist Art Show, Davis, CA; April 2011

Machine Quilter’s Exhibition (MQX) East, Providence RI; April 2011

American Quilt Society International Quilt Show and Contest, Lancaster PA; March 2011

Vashon Allied Arts Blue Heron Gallery, Contemporary QuiltArt Association show-Vashon Island, WA; Feb 2011:

Block Party Quilters, "25 Years in Stitches", Issaquah Community Center-Issaquah, WA; Nov 2010

"A Horse's Tale" juried exhibition, National Quilt Museum-- Paducah, Kentucky; August-November 2010

Kirkland Art Center Gallery, Kirkland, WA; Aug-Sept 2008

Awards:

Washington Thoroughbred Association’s Equine Art Show, LongAcres-Kent WA; July 2011
1st place and the David L Parks Award for Objet d'Art

Block Party Quilters, "25 Years in Stitches", Issaquah Community Center-Issaquah, WA; Nov 2010
2nd place for Contemporary/Art Small Quilts

Publications:

"Salsa" Exhibition Catalog- Mighty Tieton, WA - coordinated publication with printer

Bellevue Reporter, "Bellevue Quilter Accepted in International Exhibition"; May 2013

"Equines Subject of Annual Art Show at Auburn's Emerald Downs." The News Tribune, 7 July 2011. Web. Photo of Christina Fairley Erickson’s "By a Nose" with Blue Ribbon

Studios Magazine, Interweave Publications, Author of Article "Magazine Organization"; Spring 2011

Machine Quilting Unlimited, "Best Friends" 2 page photo spread with description; March 2011

Bellevue Reporter, "Local Quilter Advances in National Contest"; February 17, 2011

Island Arts (The Publication of Vashon Island Arts), "Hidden in the Eelgrass"; Feb 2011

The National Quilt Museum 2010 Exhibit Schedule, "Friesian Dream Come True" photo; Jan-Dec 2010

Friesian Association of North America September 2010 newsletter; "Friesian Dream Come True"

Lectures:

"Fiber Artist Journey" Needle and I Quilt Guild April 2015
"Designing for a Theme" Fidelgo Island Quilters March 2014

Positions Held:

Show/Exhibitions Chair -- "Motion" at the National Quilt Museum, November 2014-February 2015

Washington State Surface Design Association Web/Blog Mistress Sept 2013- Aug 2014

Curator/Exhibitions Chair, Naficy Fiber Art Show November 2013-Feb 2014

Show/Exhibitions Chair, "Salsa!" Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Tieton, WA; May-July 2013

Show/Exhibitions Chair, "Rio/ Sao Paulo Patchwork and Design Festival- CQA Exhibit" Rio and Sao Paulo, Brazil March-April 2013

Co-Chair of Exhibitions, Board Director for the Contemporary QuiltArt Association April 2012-March 2014

Eastside Group Leader-Surface Design Association (WA) March 2012-June 2013

Board member for "Surface Matters Symposium" for Washington State Surface Design Association October 2011-March 2012

Exhibitions Assistant and Arts Opportunities Liason for the Contemporary QuiltArt Association Nov 2010-March 2012

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