Resumé

Selected Exhibitions

(*denotes solo):

2016

Festival of the Thread, Shane Center, Livingston, MT

A Small Art Show, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT

This is Helena, Free Ceramics Art Center, Helena MT

2015

A Small Art Show, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT

This is Helena, Free Ceramics Art Center, Helena MT

2014

Women Who Come to the Table, Dinner at 8 Artists, Leslie Jennison and Jamie Fingal

A Small Art Show, group exhibit, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT

2010-2012

The Sketchbook Challenge, online organized by Sue Bleiweiss

2011

ONE

The Space Between, Invitational, traveling

2010

A Sense of Place, Invitational, traveling

one of a kind, Charlevoix Arts Center, MI, Invitational

2008
Small Works, Sage, Billings, MT
Interweavings, Abecedarian, Gallery Denver, CO
Beyond Reading, Books as Art, Suffolk Museum, Suffolk VA
It's Good to be Green, Tillamook OR
2007
Current, Chandler Art Center, Chandler, AZ
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
Innovative Fabric Imagery, C&T Publications, Houston, TX (and traveling)
Journal Quilt Project, IQA Special Exhibits, Houston, TX
2006
Montana Sweepings, Invitational, Helena MT
Miniature Textiles Invitational, Island Heights NJ and Dallas TX
2005
Mixed Media Invitational, Oval Gallery, Little Rock, AR
Miniature Textiles Invitational, Island Heights, NJ
Good Earth, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT
Rooted in Tradition, Foothills Art Center, Golden CO – traveling / catalogue
2004
*"Cater-Woods in the Walkway Gallery", Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO
Considering Quilts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Breaking the Thread Ceiling, Group Show, Clifton Arts Center, Clifton, NJ
Great Pacific Northwest Quiltfest, APNQ, Seattle, WA
2003
Small Works, Katie Gingras Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Miniature Textiles International Invitational, Island Heights, NJ
Quilts, A World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
*New Work, Depot Gallery, Red Lodge, MT
Shelter, Invitational, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT
Embroidered Textiles, Bernina Invitational, Chicago, IL
2002
Materials and Meaning, Mixed Bag Gallery, Houston, TX
Summer Savory, La Boniche, Lowell, MA
Three Square, Toucan Gallery Billings, MT
Quilts, A World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
PIQF XI, Santa Clara, CA
PNQE IX, Ft. Washington, PA
*Dreaming the Seasons, Anderson Gallery -DBC, Billings, MT
Into the Wilderness, Jest Gallery, Big Fork, MT
Encrustations, Page-Walker Art Center, Cary, NC
2001
*Fragments - New Work, Depot Gallery, Red Lodge, MT
Third Annual Textile Show, Bradiggins, Hillsborough, NC
Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
Quilts, A World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
World Quilt and Textile, Lansing, MI and Greensboro, NC
2000
The Postcard Show, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT
Celebration of Fiber, Depot Gallery, Red Lodge, MT
*Fragments from the Landscape, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, MT
Second Annual Textile Show, Dana Gallery, Missoula, MT
SAQA / PAM Exhibit, Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
The Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Show, APNQ, Seattle, WA
Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival XI, Williamsburg, VA
1999
Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
*Questioning Landscape, Northcutt -Steele Gallery, MSU Billings, MT
Quilts at the Crossroads '99, Innovative Quilts, Flint MI
The Power of Cloth, SUNY, Morrisville, N.Y.
World Quilt and Textile, Greensboro, NC
1998
Quilting in the Tetons, Jackson, WY
Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Show, APNQ, Seattle, WA
Small Wonders, Sacramento, CA
World Quilt and Textile, Pasadena , CA
Special Exhibits, IQA, Quilt Expo VI, Innsbruck Austria
Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival IX, Williamsburg, VA
1997
Form and Freedom VII, Art Quilts, Houston, TX

Selected Public Collections and Commissions:

Montana Development Center, Percent for Art Project, State of Montana
Warm Springs State Hospital, Percent for Art Project, State of Montana
Permanent Collection, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden, CO
The HORSE of course, Public Art Project, Billings, MT
Deaconess Hospital, Permanent Collection, Billings, MT
Opthamology Department, Billings Clinic, Billings, MT
Private Collections, in the US, CA, AUS  and abroad
Fabrics to Dye For, Westerly, RI
DBC Healing Environment Billings, MT
LAO Environmental, Inc., Billings, MT

Selected Bibliography:

Women Who Come to the Table, Dinner at 8 Artists, Leslie Jennison and Jamie Fingal. 2014. p. 119, p. 153

The Sketchbook Challenge, Sue Bleiweiss. Potter Craft, 2012. pp. 95, 96, 97.

Innovative Fabric Imagery, Rymer and Coolish. C&T. 2007
Contemporary Quilting, Walter and Graves. KP Books, 2005.
Inspiring Creativity: An Anthology, ed. Rick Benzel, CCA Press, 2005. “ Balancing Acts”, Laura Cater-Woods. P. 101-108.
Rooted in Tradition: Art Quilts From the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Judith Tomlinson Trager and Heidi Row.Donning Company, 2005. p. 105, 106.
“Idea to Image”, Laura Cater-Woods. Cloth Paper Scissors, Spring 2005. p. 82-84.
Quilted Memories, Lesley Riley.Chapelle, Ltd. 2005.p. 14, 76, 77, 126.
American Art Collector, Volume 1, Book 2 – Central States. Alcove Books, 2004. p. 134.
“Artist Profile: Laura Cater-Woods”, p. 44-49, cover and p. 5. Quilting Arts Magazine, Fall 2003.
Quilt 21 / 2002: American Art Quilts, catalog. Maxine Farkas. Quilt 21 Press, Lowell, MA. “Conversation” p. 15-17. “echo #5 fragment”, p. 14.
the HORSE of course! Billings, Montana. catalog. Jane Waggoner Deschner and Ann Miller. Billings Depot, Inc. Billings, MT. 2002. p. 25.
The Basic Guide to Dyeing & Painting Fabric, Cindy Walter & Jennifer Priestley. krause publications 2002. p.72, 73, 95.
“Artists React to 9/11”, Kim H. Ritter, p.10, FiberArts, Vol. 28 No. 5. March/April 2002.
“America From the Heart”, Patricia Bolton, p. 24-31, Quilting Arts,Volume One, Issue 4.
Fantastic Fibers 2001, catalog, Dan Carver, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.
“A Fiesta of Art Quilts in Santa Fe”, Sandra Sider,p. 8, FiberArts, Mar/Apr 2001.
“Stitches in Time”, Pettibone and Thackery p.7, 20-26. Montana Living,Winter 2000.
“IQA Files: Laura Cater-Woods”, Bob Ruggierio, p. 6,7,13, Quilts, A World of Beauty, Journal of The International Quilt Association, Fall 2000.
American Art Quilts: Quilt 21 / 2000, catalog. Maxine Farkas and Sandra Sider,
Quilt 21 Press, Lowell, MA., Jurors' Choice Award essay p.16. “Flare” p. 23.
“Quilt 21 at the Brush Art Gallery”, Margot Stage, p. 6, The Middlesex Beat, August 2000.
“Brush Quilts Leap From Sewing to Art”, Otto Peter Erbar, p. 25, The Sun,
Lowell, MA. August 20, 2000.
“Fellowship Spotlight: Laura Cater-Woods, Visual Arts”, p. 7, State of the Arts,
The Montana Arts Council, November /December 1999.
Fantastic Fibers 1999, catalog, Dan Carver, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.
Quilts: A World of Beauty, IQA Journal. Summer 1998, inside front cover, “untitled fragment”.

Related Professional Activity:

Guest, "The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims", episode 613, "Mixing it Up"

Guest, Quilting Arts TV, first season, "Off the Wall"

Juror, Transformations/Reflections, SAQA
Juror/Judge, International Bead Show, The Bead Museum, Washington DC
Juror, IQA World of Beauty, Houston, TX
Project Coordinator, Open hearts/ Helping hands, a benefit for Gulf Coast Relief, 2005-06
Juror/Judge 56th Annual All Media Art Competition, Fort Smith Art Center, Ft. Smith, AR.

Curator, Dreaming the Garden, traveling 2003-2004
Co-Director, Fine Focus 02, traveling 2001-2004
Judge, Minnesota Quilts 2003, Saint Paul, MN
Juror, Quilt 21, 2002, Art Quilts for the 21st Century, 2002, Lowell, MA

Co-Curator, Materials and Meaning, Mixed Bag Gallery, Houston TX, 2002

Juror, Textile Medium V, Arts Chateau, Butte, MT. 1999

Bernina Artisan Program since 1999
Free Lance Educator, 1996 -present
Private Coaching for Visual Artists, 2004- present

Recent Awards and Honors:

2006, 2004, 2009 - Nominated for “Professional Teacher of the Year”, Professional Quilter's Magazine
2003 - HERD is the Word, Public Art Project, Sheridan, WY
2002 - Finalist, the HORSE, of Course! Public Art Project, Billings, MT.
            PIQF XI, Santa Clara, CA2002 - Judge's Choice Award
            PNQE IX, Ft. Washington, PA 2002 - Judge's Choice Award,
2000 - Quilt 21, American Art Quilts for the 21st Century - Juror's Choice Award
            Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Show, APNQ - First Place
1999 - Finalist, Site Specific Commission, Atrium, Deaconess Hospital, Billings, MT
            First Place, Small Innovative Quilts, Quilts at the Crossroads, Flint, MI
1998-1999 - Individual Artist Fellowship, Visual Arts/Mixed Media, Montana Arts Council
1998 - Quilts at the Crossroads - Best of Show, Innovative
           Small Wonders, Embellished Mini Quilts -
            First Place Sulky Challenge - Third Place, Art Quilt Category
           P.N.Q.E. - Judges Choice and Honorable Mention
           Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Show, APNQ - Third Place
           Innovative Category, World Quilt and Textile - First Place, Use of Color
1997 - International Quilt Festival - First Place, Small Art Quilt

Education:

MFA Painting, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
Graduate Studies Art History with emphasis on Pre Columbian Art ,
Ohio University , Athens OH


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