Laura Cater-Woods
Email: lauracw@myavista.net
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Bio           

Laura Cater-Woods'mixed media art quilts have been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions, including Quilt 21, American Art Quilts for the 21st Century - 2000; Fantastic Fibers at the Yeiser Art Center (2001 and 1999); the first Fine Focus, and many juried shows.

Recent and pending solo exhibits include: Questioning Landscape, Northcutt-Steele Gallery, 1999; Fragments from the Landscape, Emerson Cultural Center, 2000; New Work at the Depot Gallery 2001; and Materials - Soft and Hard, Toucan Gallery 2002. In addition, her work is in private, corporate and public collections, including those of Deaconess Hospital, Billings Clinic, L.A.O. Environmental and the Fletcher Collection. In 2000 she completed a Percent-for-Art Commission for Warm Springs Hospital. Her work is published in periodicals and catalogues including The IQA Journal, Quilterıs Newsletter, and Quilt 21 2000. She juried and judged Textile Medium V, is a Co-Director and one of three jurors for Fine Focus 02, and has written about contemporary artists for regional publications as well as critical essays for museum publication.

Recent honors include: First Place, small art - Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Fest 2000; Jurorıs Choice Award, Quilt 21 - 2000 ; First Place - Innovative Small Quilts, Quilts At the Crossroads 1999; Best of Show - Innovative, Quilts at the Crossroads 1998; First Place Use of Color - Innovative, World Quilt and Textile 1998; First Place Small Art, International Quilt Festival, 1998.

In 1998-99 she was honored with a Montana Arts Council Fellowship in Visual Arts, Mixed Media.

A full time studio artist, Laura also presents workshops and lectures. Her focus is on process and facilitating individual creativity.

Born on Chincoteague Island off the coast of Virginia, Laura now lives in the Rocky Mountain West. She received an MFA in Painting from Ohio University. Laura is represented by The Toucan Gallery (http://www.toucangallery.com) and Bradiggins Arts and Crafts (http://www.Bradiggins.com).

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