Mixed Media Artist

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1982-1984 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Master of Fine Arts, Fiber

1979-1981 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fiber

1976-1979 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Ceramics



Fiber Faculty Award – University of the Arts, Philadelphia

Banff School of Fine Arts Merit Scholarship




        Adjunct Assistant Professor: 2017-present: 2D Design, University of Maine, Orono

        2D Design, Fill in for faculty member, University of Southern Maine

        2D Design/Weaving, Designed curriculum to combine Fiber, handwoven tapestry with design elements,         

        principles of color, 8 semesters, University of Maine Farmington               

        Introduction to Weaving, principles of design and weaving using four harness table looms, Portland School of    

        Art, 2 semesters, Portland, Maine   

        3D Design/Ceramics, Designed hand built ceramic sculpture with elements of 3-D Design, 8 semesters,  

        University of Maine Farmington

        Drawing, Fundamentals of Drawing, 6 semesters, University of Maine Farmington

        2D Media, 6 semesters, University of Maine Farmington


        Guest Lecturer/Workshops   

        Maine College of Art, Weekend workshop, Lecture, Fabric Printing, Portland, Maine

        Biodiversity/ Traveling in the Galapogos Islands, Lecture, Waterfall Arts, Belfast Maine

        A Sense of Place, Gallery Talk, Sotheby’s, Damariscotta, ME,Contemporary Art, U.M.F.

        Horizons Elder Hostel, Weaving and Dyeing Workshop, Williamsburg, Mass.

        Haystack School Of Crafts, Open Door, Fiber/Mixed Media, Deer Isle, Maine

        Central Maine Community College, Lecturer, Lewiston, ME

        Maker’s 88, Portland Museum of Art, Lecturer, Portland, ME

        Vocabularies in Woven Fiber, National Exhibition, Guest Curator, U.M.F.

        Seian Woman’s College, Lecturer, Kyoto, Japan

        Kawashima Textile School, Lecturer, Kyoto, Japan

        Worcester Center for Crafts, Lecturer and Workshop, Worcester, Mass

        Haystack, Guest Lecturer and Workshop (M.A.E.A.),  Deer Isle, Maine

        Horizons: Head of Summer Weaving Program, Kents Hill, Maine



“President’s Office, Monotypes, University of Maine Farmington, Farmington, ME

“Bank of Rhode Island”, Sculptures purchased for corporate offices, Providence, RI

“Rockwell Group”, Prototype purchase for wall sculpture, Mohegan Sun, CT

“Cranbrook Academy of Art Musuem, Weaving, Bloomfield Hills, MI




2018 Casco Bay Artisans, Gallery Representation, Portland, ME

2018 Circling the Square Group Exhibition, Gardiner, ME

2018 “Reverence to the Thread”, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

2018 “Featured Faculty/2018”, University of Maine, Orono, ME

2017 “Shelter”, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME

2017 “Casco Bay Artisans”, Gallery Representation, Portland, ME

2017“A Sense of Place/El Sentido del Lugar”, Boston University, Boston, MA

2016 “Focus: Printmaking“, Greenhut Gallery, Portland, ME

2016 “A Sense of Place/ El Sentido del Lugar“, catalog, Danforth Gallery, University of Maine Augusta, ME

2015 “Piano Roll Project: Shared Sensibilities“, catalog, Invitational Installation, Bates Mill Museum, Lewiston, ME

2015 “Transcendence”, catalog, Invitational Exhibition, Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington, ME

2014 “Seasonal Invitation 2014”, Landing Gallery, Rockland, ME

2014 “Off the Press On the Wall”, Points of View Gallery, Brunswick, ME

2013 “Prints: Breaking Boundaries”, Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

2013 “Something Small Under the Blankets”, Circling the Square, Gardiner, ME

2013 “Two person Exhibition”, Landing Gallery, Rockland, ME

2013 “Emery Community Arts Center, 1+1=3”, Two person exhibition, Farmington, ME

2013“Pressing On”, Landing Gallery, Rockland, ME

2012 “Collaborative Connections”, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, ME

2011 Emery Community Arts Center, Celebration of the Arts, Farmington, ME

2011 “10 Year Anniversary Show”, Stadler Gallery, Kingfield, ME

2010 “Member Exhibition”, Circling the Square Fine Art Press, Gardiner, ME

2010 “FALL – Soulisquoy Printmakers”, & Circling the Square Press, Westray, Scotland

2009 Circling the Square Fine Art Press, Monotype member exhibition, Gardiner, ME

2009 “Turning Pages”, University of Southern Maine, Center for Book Arts

2009 “From Away”, Orkney Museum, Kirkwall, Scotland

2009 “81° of Separation”, University of Maine Augusta, ME

2008 Circling the Square Fine Art Press, Monotype member exhibition Gardiner, ME

2007 “Ellen Roberts, Fast Fiber, Monotype One Person Installation”, Stadler Gallery, Kingfield, ME

2007 “Wood One”, University of Maine at Farmington, ME

2007 “Hot House: Expanding the Field of Fiber at Cranbrook”, 1970-2007”, online exhibit

2007 “Collected Pages”, Downtown Gallery, Appleton, ME

2006 “50 Artists 50 Books”, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

2005 “Silent Art Auction Supporting Victims of Katrina”. Farmington, ME

2004 “A Common Thread, Innovative Textile Art of Maine”, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME

2002 “Art In Women/Women in Art”, U.M.F. Art Gallery, Farmington, ME

2002 “Plugged In”, Juried Invitational, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

2001 “www.Guild.com”, Juried online gallery artist (1999-2001)

2000 “Rockwell Group”, Prototype purchase for wall sculpture, Mohegan Sun, CT

2000 “Maine Arts Commission”, Percent for Art Finalist

1999 “Bank of Rhode Island”, Sculptures purchased for corporate offices, Providence, RI

1999 “Cranbrook Alumni Collection”, Herman Miller Design Yard, Holland, MI

1998 “UMF & UMA Faculty Exhibit”, Traveling Exhibition: Farmington & Augusta, ME

1998 “Work of the Hand”, Juried Craft Exhibition, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

1998 “25th Maine Coast Artist”, Juried Exhibition, Maine Coast Artist, Rockport, ME

1997 “One Person Exhibition”, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

1996 “Makers, A Biennial of Maine”, Aitken Exhibition Centre, Saint John, NB, Canada

1995 “Makers 95”, catalog, Museum of Art, Colby College, Waterville, ME

1995 “Contemporary Collage and Assemblage”, Group, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

1995 “Maine Coast Artists”, Juried Exhibition, Rockport, ME

1995 “One Person Exhibition”, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

1995 “Maine Crafts Association Fiber Works”, Governor’s Office, Augusta, ME

1994 “New Faces New Energy”, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

1994 “Chautauqua International for Fiber Art”, catalog, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY

1993 “Portland Museum of Art, Makers 93” Invitational Exhibition, catalog, Portland, ME

1992 “MCA Meets MCA: Breaking Tradition”, Maine Coast Artist, Rockport, ME

1991 “Faculty Exhibition”, University of Maine Art Gallery, Farmington, ME

1990 “Natural Process”, Selected Works by Maine Artists, Augusta, ME

1990 “Craft in Architecture”, Elements Gallery, Brunswick, ME

1990 “Makers ‘90”, catalog, Olin Arts Center, Bates College, Lewiston, ME

1990 “Invitational Craft Show”, Chocolate Church Art Gallery, Bath, ME

1989 “Florida Craftsmen International”, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

1987 “Fiber National ‘90”, catalog/video, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY

1988 “Interiors”, Viewpoints Gallery, Wiscasset, ME

1988 “Fiber National ‘88”, catalog, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY

1988 “Makers ‘88”, catalog, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME

1987 “Crafts Alumni Exhibition”, Haviland/Strickland Building Galleries, Philadelphia College of Art, PA

1987 “Fiber National ‘87”, catalog, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY

1986 “Modern Masters Tapestry”, New York, NY

1986 “One Person Exhibition”, University of Maine, Augusta, ME

1986 “Fiber Interchange”, Banff Center, Alberta Canada

1986 “Fiber National ‘86”, catalog, Adam Art Gallery, New York, NY

1985 “Ellen Roberts”, University of Maine, Farmington, ME

1985 “One Person Exhibition”, Portland School of Art , Portland, ME

1984 “New England Crafts Showcase”, Brookfield Craft Center, CT