Sherri Lynn Wood

Sherri Lynn Wood at the MacDowell Colony, January 2007, photo by Micah Garen

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Education

2005 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture
1997 Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Master of Theological Studies
1986 Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia. Bachelor of Arts

Selected Exhibitions, Screenings, New Media

2009 Quilt National, Dairy Barn, Athens, OH
2009 Our Subject Is You, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2008 Gestures of Resistance, Gray Matters, College Art Association Conference, Dallas, TX
2008 Subversive Complicity, The LAB, San Francisco, CA, review
2008 Stop & Go Film Festival, Sewing for Jesus, Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 Pixelodeonfest, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Digital Artifact Magazine, Issue 1, San Francisco, CA
2007 Textile Monuments, Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC

2006 Blackbird on Your Shoulder: Stories & Other Truths from the South, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
2006 Under the Skin, Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC
2006 The Workmanship of Risk, Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
2006 Ethos: Craft and Social Conscience, Penland School Gallery, Penland, NC

2005 Piņata Anchor of Hope, Downtown Durham, NC

2004 Political Textiles, Create A Democracy In Your Home, ThreeWalls Gallery, Chicago, IL, review

2003 1200 Hats, Durham Arts Council, NC

2002 Pop Life, 31Grand gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Quilts From the Carolinas, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC

2001 Contemporary Needlework:Tattoo! San Francisco Museum of Craft & Folk Art, CA, review
2001 Home Grown, South Eastern Center of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

2000 Tattoo Baby Doll Project, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2000 Art On Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1999 Quilt National, Dairy Barn, Athens, OH
1999 The Dainty Show, with Andrea Lekberg, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1998 20th Century Comfort Room, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

1997 Parable Quilts, solo exhibition, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

Awards and Residencies

2008 ThreeWalls Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007 Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
2007 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2006 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH
2006 North Carolina Visual Artist Fellowship, NC Arts Council, Raleigh, NC
2005 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH
2005 Emerging Artists Grant, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC
1998 Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
1996 North Carolina Visual Artist Fellowship, NC Arts Council, Raleigh, NC
1995 Emerging Artists Grant, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

Presentations, Lectures, Panels, Teaching

2008 University of California, Interrupt, Intervene! Art as Social Change Conference, Santa Cruz, CA
2008 College Art Association, Gestures of Resistance Sewing Circle, Dallas, TX
2007 Carolinas Medical Center, Passage Quilt Workshop, Charlotte, NC
2005 Project Compassion, Passage Quilt Workhsop, Chapel Hill, NC
2006 Penland School of Craft, Craft and Social Conscience, Penland, NC
2006 NC Arts for Health Training Institute and Symposium, Hands On Bereavement, Winston-Salem, NC
2003 North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women, Drawing, Installation, Crochet, Raleigh, NC
2001 Penland School of Craft, Language of Improvisation, Penland, NC

Collections

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
Beth El Synagogue, Durham, NC
The Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
United Church of Chapel Hill, NC
Universtity of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC

Employement

Parish Administrator, Saint Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA