See artist’s statement; writings∼weaves of text; a gallery of small tapestries/ notes on the tapestries for my writing regarding specific works in these exhibitions. —mls               


Small Tapestry International 6; Beyond the Edge

A biennial exhibition of the American Tapestry Alliance.  Jane Kidd, juror. Catalog.

may – july 2019                                                                                       

Northwestern State University, Natchiotis, Louisiana

september – october 2019

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 

STI 6 card001

Grasssland Inspirations

A juried show of works in a range of media inspired by the grasslands of historic Weld County

august – september 2016

Mari Michener Gallery, Michener Library, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley

Grassland IV postcard039

Grassland IV postcard, verso 040


Fate, Destiny and Self-determination

august 2015

Regis University, Denver, CO

an invitational show of area tapestry artists in conjunction with the international project organized by Line Dufor

Penelope Dissembling in Fackutopia , Margaret Sunday 2015


The Art is the Cloth

A curated international traveling exhibit of contemporary tapestry in North America.

march 26, 2015—april 30, 2015

Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA


Detail of “Paper Towel” a tapestry by Shelley Socolofsky








the_art_is_the_cloth_deerfield-1    ↵click

See: “The Art is the Cloth”, by Steve Pfarrer, in the Greenfield Recorder


december 4, 2014—february 9, 2015

George School, Newtown, PA

click→    GSinvitation


october 8 – november 5, 2014

New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH 


The Art is the Cloth Invitation





After viewing the invitation above, which features “The Ancestor’s Tapestry” by John Eric Riis, you might be wondering… and the answer is yes! the ancestors are woven! 



The 10th Unjuried Exhibit of Small Format Tapestries, American Tapestry Alliance

july 8—august 8, 2014   

University of Rhode Island Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island



Roving Beyond the Edge    

august 9—29, 2014      

Gaucho Blue Fine Art Gallery, Peñasco, New Mexico

 RBE 2014 Front Postcard-Vert- Final copy

blog, exhibits, Roving... text