Convergence: Work by Canadian and U.S. Women Artists

Ann Bird
• Quilting

Ottawa, Ontario
Email: ann bird@earthlink.net


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

1998 ‘Northern Images’, Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, Ontario
1995 ‘Northern Lights’, Durham Public Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario
1984 ‘Quilts by Ann Bird’, National Exhibition Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario
1983 ‘Ann Bird: Quilts’, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois
1982 ‘Quilts by Ann Bird’, Hiberna Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2005 ‘Hands All Around XX (touring)’, Chicago, Illinois, Kansas City, Missouri
‘Pieceful Dreams’, Quilt ON 2005, Waterloo, Ontario
2004 ‘Off the Wall’, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland
‘Hands All Around XX: International Quilts’, Houston, Texas
‘Expressions 2004’, Glastonbury, Connecticut
2002 Central Ottawa Artists Tour (COAT), Memories, Ottawa, Ontario
Bread and Roses’, Heartwood Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
2001 ‘Windows on the Arts’, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
‘Visions of Elvis II’, Gallery 218, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2000 ‘Comfort’, (Pyxidium), The Bruyère Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
‘Festival of Art and Nature’, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario
‘Hands All Around XV’, Strasbourg, France, New England Museum of Quilts,
Lowell, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1999 ‘Annual Juried Exhibition’, Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, Cornwall, Ontario
‘The Art of Nature”, The Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, ON
‘Hands All Around XV’, Houston, Texas
‘World Quilt Competition’ (Juried), Greensboro, North Carolina
1998 ‘The World Quilt ‘98 in Japan’, Tokyo, Japan
Prior to 1998: Exhibitions in Canada, USA, Japan, Denmark, Holland, New Zealand

Collections:

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
Lions Gate Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dept. of External Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario
City of Thunder Bay, Ontario
Gregory Rand Corporation, Ottawa, Ontario
Sedbergh School, Montebello, Quebec
Private collections in Canada, the U.S. and Europe

Selected Published Images:

Salazar, Marie, The Quilt: Beauty in Fabric and Thread
(Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, New York, 1997)
Shaw, Robert, The Art Quilt
(Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., 1997)
88 Leaders in the Quilt World Today
(Nihon Vogue Co. Ltd., 1995)

Ann Bird Ann Kuckelman Cobb Laurie Culling Diana Dunkley Jan Gaumnitz Maggie Glossop Missy Hamilton Roberta Huebener Susan Rennick Jolliffe Susan Jordan Maryse Maynard Liz Minnes Nan Renbarger Margaret Rose Chandler Swain Cathy Tisdale Wendo Van Essen Yvonne Wiegers

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