Hollis Chatelain
Quilter, USA


EDUCATION

1980 Bachelor of Science, Design, University of Drexel, Philadelphia, PA

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • French

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1990 - Present: Freelance Textile Artist, Design and creation of textile art, hand-painting and hand-dying of fabrics
  • 1993 - Present: Drawing, Dye-Painting, Color and Quilting Teacher, workshops and classes nationally and internationally at universities, conferences, guilds, etc.
  • 1997 - Present: Lecturer on West African Textiles, Drawing and Quilting, Lectures at universities, museums, cultural centers and guilds nationally and internationally
  • 1985 -1986 Freelance Photographer & Medical Drawer, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1984 Freelance Designer & Illustrator, Bedford, PA
  • 1983 Fashion Designer, Cannondale Inc., Bedford, PA
  • 1980 - 1982 Agricultural Education Volunteer, Peace Corps, Togo, West Africa
  • 1976 -1980 Photographer and Darkroom Specialist, Quaker Photo, Philadelphia, PA and Swallow's Studio, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

  • 2001 Dutch Textile Museum Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 2001 Oxymorons: Absurdly logical Quilts! Opening at the Museum of the American Quilters Society in Paducah, KY - traveling for 3 years (invitational show)
  • 2000 International Quilters Association Show, Houston, TX, Fairfield's Master Award for Creative Artistry, First Place Award, Judge's Choice Award
  • 2000 Pacific International Quilt Festival, San Francisco, CA, Best of Show Award
  • 2000 PA National Quilt Extravaganza, Ft. Washington, PA, Best Use of Color Award, Second Place Award
  • 2000 World Quilt & Textile Show Lansing, MI, Viewer's Choice Award
  • 1999 "Sahel" was voted as one of the top 100 American quilts of the century
  • 1999 American Quilter's Society Show, Paducah, Kentucky First Place Award
  • 1999 Quilt National, Athens, OH
  • 1999 International Quilters Association Show, Houston, TX, Second Place Award
  • 1998 American Quilter's Society Show, Paducah, Kentucky, First Place Award
  • 1998Quilters' Heritage Celebration, Lancaster, PA, First Place Award
  • 1998International Quilters Association Show, Houston, TX, Second Place Award
  • 1998Quilt=Art=Quilts, Auburn, NY
  • 1998PA National Quilt Extravaganza, Fort Washington, PA
  • 1998Pacific International Quilt Festival, San Francisco, CA
  • 1998Textile Medium III, Butte, MT
  • 1998Visions-Quilt Expressions,San Diego, CA
  • 1998The Artist as Quiltmaker VIII, FAVA, Oberlin, OH
  • 1998Fantastic Fiber 1998, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
  • 1998The American Quilt-From Craft to Fine Art, Probert Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
  • 1998Wood & Fiber, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA
  • 19984th Contemporary Quilt Exhibition, Gross McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1998Quilts at the Crossroads, Flint, MI
  • 1998Small Works 1998, Carolina Designer Craftsmen Show, Raleigh. NC
  • 1997 Durham Art Guild Show, Durham, NC, Best of Show Award (only textile piece accepted into the show)
  • 1997 PA National Quilt Extravaganza, Fort Washington, PA Second Place Award
  • 1997 International Quilt Assoc. Show, Houston, TX, Two 2nd Place Awards (two categories), Viewer's Choice Award
  • 1997 Through Women's Eyes, Chapel Hill, NC, Juror's Choice Award
  • 1995 Quilt National, Athens, OH
  • 1995 Natural Impressions II, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1995 New York Quilt Festival, New York, NY
  • 1995 Aullwood Audubon Show, Aullwood, OH, Honorary Mention Award
  • 1994 Aullwood Audubon Show, Aullwood, OH, Best of Show Award
  • 1994 Quilt=Art=Quilts, Auburn, NY, Third Place Award
  • 1993 American International Quilt Association Show, Houston, TX, First Place Award

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2000 Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State Univ., NC
  • 1999 Thirteen Moons Gallery, SantaFe.NM
  • 1998 Durham Arts Council, Durham. NC, Chapel Hill Town Hall. Chapel Hill, NC
  • 1997 Duke University, Durham, NC
  • 1995 French Cultural Center, Cotonou, Benin
  • 1994 American Embassy, Cotonou, Benin
  • 1994 German Embassy, Bamako, Mali
  • 1994 Canadian Embassy, Bamako, Mali
  • 1994 Dutch Embassy, Bamako, Mali
  • 1994 American Embassy, Bamako, Mali
  • 1993 French Cultural Center, Bamako, Mali
  • 1991 French Cultural Center, Ouagadougou, BurkinaFaso

TEACHING AND LECTURING

  • International Quilt Association, Houston, TX
  • Quilt/Surface Design Symposium, Columbus.OH
  • North Carolina Quilt Symposium, Raleigh, NC
  • Coupeville Arts Center, Coupeville, WA
  • Duke University, Durham, NC
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
  • UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  • Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Numerous other guilds and organizations
  • Carolina Retreats, Chapel Hill, NC (set up and teach 5-day retreats on color, drawing, painting, and independent study)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • WEAVING NEW RHYTHMS: DIARY 2002, Rubicon House Publications, 2001
  • GREAT AMERICAN QUll.TS 1999, Oxmoor House Publications, 1998
  • THE TWENTIETH CENTURY'S BEST AMERICAN QUlLTS, Primedia Publications, 1999
  • VISIONS-QUlLT EXPRESSIONS, Rutledge, Hill Press Publications, 1998
  • QUlLT NATIONAL 1999
  • QUILT NATIONAL 1995 Lark Publications
  • FIBER ARTS MAGAZINE Summer 2001
  • BERNINA INSPIRATION MAGAZINE March 2001 (cover & feature article)
  • ARTnews MAGAZINE January 2000
  • AMERICAN QUlLTER MAGAZINE Fall 1999, Fall 1998, Spring 1998 (feature article)
  • QUILTER'S NEWSLETTER April 2001, July/August 1999, September 1998
  • ART QUILT MAGAZINE, Issue #1, 1994 and issue #7,1997
  • QUILTING TODAY Issue # 65, 1998
  • QUILTMANIA (France) Issue #3, 1998 and issue #9, 1999
  • CRAFT & NEEDLEWORK AGE February 1998
  • SPECTATOR MAGAZINE August 1998 (Cover & feature article)
  • PADUCAH VISITORS BUREAU CALENDAR OF EVENTS, August 1998 (Cover)

TELEVISION

  • PBS - FOR YOUR HOME Aired starting January 2001
  • NBC - CAROLINA CHRONICLE Aired February 23rd and March 07, 1999
  • PBS - AMERICA QUll.TS Aired starting August 1999

MEMBER OF

  • Studio Art Quilter's Association
  • American Craft Council Registry
  • Durham Arts Guild
  • Carolina Designer Craftsmen (board member)
  • Piedmont Craftsmen
  • Durham Orange Quilters
these pages submitted to africancraft.com by Hollis Chatelain,
Jul. 2002 -- last updated, Jul. 2002