exhibitions, collections, awards



2013 This Really is My Thing Gordon Parks Gallery, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN

2012 Strange Rocks Clayworks Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2010 Navigating Below the Surface, Isik University Gallery, Istanbul, TURKEY

2007 Frasassi Kunstvault, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD Lynn Sures

1x20 The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC; curator, Eric Denker

2005 Body Art Arte Contemporanea Cortona, Fortezza Medicea Girifalco di Cortona, ITALY

2004 Architecture Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2002 Particolari Gallery K, Washington, DC

For Details and Expanses Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, Lee Anne Wilson, curator; catalog essay by Joann Moser, Senior Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum

2000 Dunes and Hills Gallery K, Washington, DC

1999 White Sands American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA

1996 Places Ameen Gallery, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

1995 Places Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

1993 Landscapes Caught in Time Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

Landscapes Arnold and Porter, Washington, DC

1989 At the Beginning of the World Addison/Ripley Gallery, Washington, DC




2013 Arte en Papel Amate Gallery Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, MEXICO

Siamo Quel Che Mangiamo: Sustenance and Art Pirelli Tower, Milan, ITALY

Fabriano 1264, 750 Years of Western Paper:carrying knowledge, spreading culture, connecting people Embassy of Italy, Washington, DC

The Art of Jazz LH Horton Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

2012 The Art of Handmade Paper Sonoma Valley Art Museum, Sonoma, CA

Dichotomies: Nine Artists Explore Pulp and Paper, Convivium 33 Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Colossal Paper, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

Watermarks, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

De La Tierra, Academia de San Carlos Gallery, UNAM, Mexico City, MEXICO

Regarding the Diversity of Mexican Plants, La Fabrica Aurora, San Miguel de Allende, MEXICO

Premio Acquerello, Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, ITALY

2011 Korean International Craft Biennial, Cheongju, KOREA

Pulp it up, Break it down; Artists get real Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

Fine & Dirty: Contemporary Letterpress Art Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis

2010 Mind, Body, Spirit University of Maryland University College, College Park, MD; curator Robert Donovan

Cream WPA at Katzen Museum, American University,,Washington, D.C.; curator Charles Ritchie

Premio Acquerello, Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, ITALY

Music Bo(o)x 87FLORIDA, Washington, D.C.

Paper Stew Zig-Zag Gallery, the Plains, VA

2009 Paper Narratives Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO

Between the Lines Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Victoria, AUSTRALIA

A Selection of Handmade Paper Art, Ozu Washi/Oji Paper Museum, Tokyo, JAPAN

Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition , Sanbao, CHINA; curator Minna Resnick (traveling)

The Codex & The Helix: Book Arts Exploring Evolution, Foley Center, Gonzaga University, WA

Sculpture Now 2009 Washington Square, Washington, DC

Shared Journeys Level 17 Artspace, Victoria University,, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

New Paper, Old Land Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, AUSTRALIA

Tasmania 1:100,000: Mapping the Island The IXL Atrium, Hobart, AUSTRALIA

Gettysburg Festival Musselman Library, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

The World of Paper Wisconsin River Paper Museum in Wisconsin Rapids, WI; traveling to Indianapolis Central Library, Indianapolis, IN

Ink-N-Print Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington D.C.; curator Helen Frederick

College Book Arts Association Members Show, Iowa Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2008 Blowing in the Wind Paper - lightness Muzeum Papiernictwa w Dusznikach Zdroju, POLAND

Wasser I Zeichen Kulturburo Bremen Nord, Bremen, GERMANY

Scythia 7 International Exhibition on Textile Art Kherson, UKRAINE

Modest in Scale Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO

Reader’s Art 8 Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Faculty Exhibition Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2007 Pulp Function Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA; curator Lloyd Herman (traveling)

Singular Objects, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY; curator Maddy Rosenberg

Of Paper, Montpelier Cultural Art Center, Laurel, MD; curator Ruth Harwood

2006 8th International Book Art FestivalTIME The City Art Gallery, Lodz, POLAND; traveling in Poland and Europe through 12/08—(National Print Museum Dublin, IRELAND 2007; Gallery "Epicentrum" Centre of Culture, Sport and Recreation, Chelmek, POLAND 2008)

Paper Road Oesterreichisches Papiermuseum, Steyrermuhl, AUSTRIA, traveling to Deggendorf Museum, Deggendorf, AUSTRIA until February 2007

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Second International Biennial for the Artist’s Book Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, EGYPT (catalog)

Preciousness of Paper Korean Hanji Festival Jeon-Buk Cultural Centre, Jeonju City, SOUTH KOREA (catalog)

Centro d’Arte Minerva, Perugia, ITALY

Plane and Form , Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN; curator by Jeff Rathermel

Bookmarked! Crockatt & Powell Independent Bookshop, London, ENGLAND

5th National Juried Book Arts Exhibition Bright Hill Center, MA

Collaboration as a Medium Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD (catalog)

Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2005 Il Corpo Femminile Fortezza Medicea Girifalco di Cortona, ITALY

Fourth International Triennial, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL

Paper Now-2005 Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, JAPAN; curator Kyoko Ibe

Collaboration as a Medium Edison Gallery, Washington, DC (catalog)

Guild of Papermakers, Moravian Edition, 2005 Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

Paper, Wood and Stone Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, MD

Pulp Fiction, Paper Circle, Athens/Nelsonville, OH

Works on Paper J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2004 Art in Embassies Embassy of Sri Lanka collection for Ambassador Lunstead (catalog)

Flora National Botanical Gardens, Washington, DC (catalog)

Paper Cuts: The Art of Contemporary Paper the exhibit traveled three years under Exhibits USA, the national museum division of Mid America Arts Alliance

Heading East Jeonbuk, Jeujong, KOREA

Innovative Printmaking on Handmade Paper American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta GA

Matter and Spirit Wells Book Arts Center, Wells College, Aurora, NY

Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME

2003 A World of Paper Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, CHILE

Paper Road Musee International de l’Automobile, Geneva, SWITZERLAND

A Reader’s Art 3 Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI; curator Susan Hensel

Mini-textile International Exhibition Kherson, UKRAINE (cd catalog)

American Paper Arts Crane Museum of Papermaking, Dalton, MA

Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2002 Paper 2002 Handmade Paper Invitational Northern Michigan University Art Museum, Marquette, MI; curator John Hubbard

Vecchio Mondo Visto Dal Nuovo, Palazzo Gazzoli, Terni, ITALY

Gallery, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

2001 Repetition Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Speaking Volumes American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA

2000 Like a Painting/Like a Book: Innovative Paper Russell Hill Rogers Exhibition Gallery, Southwest School of Art & Craft, San Antonio, TX; curator Beck Whitehead, (catalog)

Peter Sowiski and Lynn Sures: On the Pole WB Hartsfield Airport, Atlanta, GA

Paper Road Santa Maria della Scala Museum, Siena, ITALY

1999 Book Art: Techniques and Personal Visions Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA; curator Barbara Lynn Morris

Council Room: the Artist Heraldry Show McLean Project for the Arts, Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA; curator Andrea Pollan

Sense of Place: 1999 Works by Contemporary Maryland Artists Government House, Annapolis, MD

1997 Vintage 1997: Paper in the Sonoma Valley Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA; juror John Babcock

Consider the Tomato Ripley, TN; curator Dolph Smith

1996 National Paper Invitational Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; curator Ted Ramsey

Artscape ‘96 Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; juror Fred Wilson

1995 Mapping: A New Millenium invitational installation, Donna Koretsky/ Lynn Sures Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

1993 Paperworks Westbrook Gallery, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

1992 Postcards-Then & Now Brody's Gallery, Washington, DC

1991 Progressions in Paper The Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH (catalog)

1988 Maryland Invitational 1988 Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, curator David Ryan (catalog) (traveling)




AARP, Washington, DC
Abbazia di Spineto, Sarteano, ITALY
Amagansett Applied Arts, Amagansett, NY
American Express, Wilmington, DE
American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA
Arizona State University, Library, Tempe, AZ
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, EGYPT
Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, FRANCE
The Banff Centre, Banff, CANADA
Cerritos Library, Cerritos, CA
The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Crane Museum of Papermaking, Dalton, MA
Department of State of the United States of America
Detroit Public Library, Detroit, MI
Dieu Donne Paper Mill, New York, NY
The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Florida State University
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
Il Bisonte International Graphics Studio, Florence, ITALY
Isik University, Istanbul, TURKEY
Kami No Ondo, Nagoya, JAPAN
Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Museo della Carta, Amalfi, ITALY
Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy
Nashua Paper Company
National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC
National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
Ohio University, Alden Library, Athens, OH
Rhode Island School of Design, Library, Providence, RI
Sallie Mae Corporation, Washington, DC
Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Library, Northampton, MA
University of Denver, CO
University of Tennessee, Library, Knoxville, TN
Yale University, Library, New Haven, CT



2013 Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME New Works Residency (also resident in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012)

2013 Recipient of Faculty development awards 2013 (“Contemporary Blacksmithing” course, Penland, NC), 2012 (Exhibitions and IAPMA Conference in Cleveland, OH), 2012 (Panel Chair CBAA Conference San Francisco,CA), 2011 (Demonstrator SGCI Conference St. Louis, MO, and Panel Chair CBAA Conference Indiana), 2010 (TURKEY exhibition shipping); 2009 (USA conference); 2008 (Italy research and symposium); 2007 (Print residency with Hand Print Workshop International); 2005 (Japan symposium); 2004 (Japan research); 2001 (Italy symposium); 2000 (Italy conference); 1998 (USA conference); 1996 (USA conference), Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington, DC

2012 Corcoran/Pittman resident artist, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2011 Penland Artist/Educators Retreat, Penland, NC

2010 Creative Projects Grant FY11, Arts and Humanities Council, Montgomery County, MD for residency at Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2009 Creative Projects Grant FY09, Arts and Humanities Council, Montgomery County, MD for residency at Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY

2008 Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts, Maryland State Arts Council

2008 Creative Projects Grant FY08, Arts and Humanities Council, Montgomery County, MD for residency at Hand Print Workshop International, Alexandria, VA

2006 George Sugarman Foundation Grant funding for travel to Fabriano, Italy Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy, Pulp Painting Residency

2004 Wells College, Aurora, NY, Wells Book Arts Center Residency

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD, Papermaking Residency

2000 Recipient, Best in Show, “Paper in the Millenium”, Georgia Tech U., Atlanta, GA. Jo Anne Paschall and Martha Connell, jurors

1998 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Green Street Printmaking Studio Residency

1991 Individual Visual Artist Grant, Maryland State Arts Council

1987 Grant in Aid, Maryland State Arts Council

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