Carol Anne Grotrian: Resume
Selected Solo, Invitational and Juried Exhibitions
2021 Edges, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA & Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA
2020 Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, MA
Ebb & Flow, SAQA Traveling Exhibit
Threaded: Contemporary Fiber in New England, Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA
2019 In Praise of Silk, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA
Stepping Inside the Outside, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI; Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA (2018)
H2Oh!, SAQA Exhibit, New England Quilt, Arizona Sonora Desert. San Diego & Paducah Quilt Museums (2017-2019)
2018 Solo Exhibition, Carol Anne Grotrian, Vine Hall Gallery, South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell, MA
Context: Language, Media & Meaning, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Modern Inspirations: Art Quilts 1970s to Today, Quilt Con, Pasadena, CA and Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens , OH
2017 Solo Exhibit, Brookhaven at Lexington, Lexington, MA
The Quilted Canvas: The Crit Group 30 Years and Still Quilting, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA
2016 Fabric/Transformed: Art Quilts-Carol Anne Grotrian & Rosemary Hoffenberg, Mayyim Hayyim Gallery, Newton, MA
Seasonal Palette, SAQA exhibit traveling internationally since 2012
2015 Pieces from Life, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
2014 Backstitch: A 25 Year Advances & Milestones in Quiltmaking, National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY;
2010 Cream of the Cloth: Marbaum Collection, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA
2008 Shibori Cut Loose, Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN
2006 Quilt Visions: The Art Quilt, Oceanside Museum, San Diego, CA; (also Quilt Visions, 1990)
2005 Taipei County Indigo Festival (exhibition, symposium, workshop), Taiwan
2003 Solo Exhibition, Carol Anne Grotrian: Quilts with a View, Yamawaki Art Center, Lasell College, Newton, MA
Solo Exhibition, Places from Pieces: Quilts by Carol Anne Grotrian, Vermont Quilt Festival, Northfield, VT
2002 Quilt National, Athens, OH, (also Quilt National 1997)
Living Traditions: Contemporary American Quilts, Nederlands Textielmusem, Tilberg, Netherlands
2000 Beds & Walls: Art Quilts by Sarris & Grotrian, Cambridge Artists Coop, Cambridge, MA
1998 Solo Exhibition, Breathing Spaces: Landscape Quilts by Carol Anne Grotrian, Gallery 57, Cambridge, MA
1996 Tresors de Soie, Musee de Tissue, Lyon, France
1993 Grotrian & Kline: Ancient Traditions Create Contemporary Crafts, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
1991 Skyworks, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA (national tour to 1993)
1986 Great American Quilt Festival, New York, NY (Juror's Choice)
2020 Textile Talk, SAQA's Ebb & Flow with Four Artists, Oct. 14 (zoom, recording available).
"TBD," Art Quilting Studio, Winter Issue.
2018 Elizabeth Michelman, “Surface Design: Lanuage as Meaning at Fuller Craft,” Artscope Jan/Feb, 16-19.
2017 “The Crit Group: 30 Years & Still Quilting,” ed. Carol Anne Grotrian, JKD Publishing, Cambridge, MA
“Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century,” Rene Mainardi, Alissa Haight Carlton & Heather Grant, Stash Books.
2015 Sandra Sider (ed.), 1000 Quilt Inspirations, Quarry Books.
2012 Mary Schoesser, Textiles: The Art of Mankind, Thames & Hudson, 2012, 138-140
2010 Ray Hemachandra (ed.) 500 Art Quilts, Lark Books, Ashville, SC, 399.
2005 Eleanor Levie, American Quiltmaking 1970-2000, Paducah, KY, 133.
Robert Shaw, Art Quilts: A Celebration, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 196, 373.
2003 Carol Veillon, “Recontre avec Carol Anne Grotrian,” Quiltmania:Le Magazine du PatchworkSept/Oct 2003, 6-9.
1999 “Moda Arte”, Shibori Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, III Simposio Internacionale de Shibori, Santiago, Chile, 86.
1995 Robert Shaw (ed.), Quilts: A Living Tradition, Hugh Leuter Leven Associates, NY; 140-141
1988 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar 1988, American Quilters Society, Paducah, KY
1987 Duke & Harding (eds.), America’s Glorious Quilts, Hugh Leuter Leven Associates, NY; 210
Museum, Corporate and Private Collections include: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN & Jacksonville FL; Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA; Cambridge Savings Bank, Cambridge, MA; Peabody & Brown, Boston, MA; Ropes & Gray, Boston, MA; Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA; Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA and many private collections.
Affiliations: Quilters Connection, New England Quilt Museum, Studio Art Quilt Assoc. and Surface Design Assoc.
Education: Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO; Fine Artsand Grad. School, Univ. of Minn., Minneapolis, MN (Art History)