Bio

Bio

Sandra Palmer Ciolino

Selected Biography

Occupation: Artist
Medium: Fiber
Hometown: Oak Harbor, OH
Education: Bachelor of Arts, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH
Current Residence: Cincinnati, OH

Exhibitions
2017  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY – Quilts=Art= Quilts
2017  Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN – Form, Not Function
2017  Texas Quilt Museum, LaGrange, TX – Art Quilts of the Midwest
2017  Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH – 11th Annual Juried Exhibiton
2017  Textilsammlung Max Berk / Kurpfälzisches Museum, Heidelberg, Germany – Color Improvisations 2
2017  Ross Museum of Art, Delaware, OH – With These Hands (QSDS Exhibition)
2017  Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH – Hamilton Current
2017  European Patchwork Meeting, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France – Color Improvisations 2
2017  Iowa Quilt Museum, Winterset, IA – Art Quilts of the Midwest
2016  Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH – 2016 Golden Ticket
2016  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY – Quilts = Art = Quilts
2016  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – To the Point (on-line exhibition)
2016  Museum Tuch + Technik Textilmuseum, Nuemunster, Germany – Color Improvisations 2
2016  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – Under a Spell (online exhibition)
2016  The Ross Museum, Delaware, OH – QSDS Party On!
2016  Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN – Form, Not Function
2016  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – Architecture (on-line exhibition)
2016  C-Link Gallery at Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati, OH – Is This Fiber?
2015  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – Moving Parts (online exhibition)
2015 The Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA – Out of the Blue
2015  Angelwood Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, OH – post-show exhibit of artworks from fiber577
2015  The 577 Foundation, Perrysburg, OH – fiber577
2015  Studio Art Quilt Associates, “Balancing Act” – International Quilt Festivals (Houston, TX; Chicago, IL; Portland, OR)
2015  Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH – 47th Greater Hamilton Art Exhibition
2014  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky’s the Limit
2014  The Ross Museum, Delaware, OH – Art Quilts: Celebrating 25 Years of QSDS
2013  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY – Quilts=Art=Quilts
2013  Mary Jo Cropper Family Center for Breast Care, Cincinnati, OH – Bethesda Foundation’s 5th Annual Juried Exhibition
2013  Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH – OH+5: Ohio Border Biennial
2013  Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH – 69th Annual Ohio Exhibition
2013  Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH – Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold
2013  Lincoln Center Art Gallery, Fort Collins, CO – New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts
2013  Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA – What’s My Line
2013  Gallery Veronique in The Shops at Harper’s Point, Cincinnati, OH – Material Matters
2013  Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN – Form, Not Function
2013  Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH – 46th Greater Hamilton Art Exhibition
2013  Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH – Superlatives II: Ohio Quilts
2013  Avenue 9 Gallery & Art Guild, Chico, CA – Snow Goose Festival
2012  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY – Quilts=Art=Quilts
2012  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA – High Fiber Under Five
2012  North Bank Artists Gallery, Vancouver, WA – Strands, 2012
2012  MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD – Fiber Options: Material Explorations
2012  Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH – The View Landscape Competition
2012  Riverworks Gallery, Greenville, SC – Textiles in a Tube 2
2012  Ross Art Museum, Delaware, OH – Celebrating Our Past
2012  Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN – Form Not Function
2011  Aullwood Audubon Center, Dayton, OH – Water, Water, Everywhere
2011  Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH – Superlatives: Contemporary Ohio Quilts
2011  Kennedy Heights Art Center, Cincinnati, OH – A Celebration of Cincinnati Fiber Artists
2011  Loveland Art Studios, Loveland, OH – Loveland Fiber Art Show
2010  The Carnegie, Covington, KY – A Global Affair featuring Art Quilters Anonymous Mandala Quilt Exhibit
2010  Sigra Gallery, Bellevue, KY – Contemporary Quilt and Fiber Artists Exhibit
2012 to 2005  Cincinnati Nature Center, Cincinnati, OH – Contemporary Quilt and Fiber Artists Quilt Show
2008  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH – Solo exhibit in conjunction with antique quilt exhibit of The Shelburne Masterpiece Collection

Commissions
2009  Nancy Crow, machine quilted Structure #6
2015  Karla Palmer and Tim Dane, Serenita (triptych)

Permanent Collections
2011  Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH

Awards
2017  Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN – “Precaria #8: Crucible”, Award of Excellence
2017  Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH – “Precaria #7: Invasion”, Honorable Mention
2013  Fitton Center for the Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH – “Martello #7: Biofeedback,” Honorable Mention
2012  Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY – “Martello #5: Liaisons,” Catherine Hastedt Award for Workmanship
2012  Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH – “Sgabello #1: Ascent,” Honorable Mention
2010  National Quilt Association, Columbus, OH – “Homage to Herbert,” Third Place Wall – Pieced
2009  Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH – “Homage to Herbert,” Merit Award
2009  GHAE, Fitton Center for the Arts, Hamilton, OH – “Homage to Herbert,” Honorable Mention
2009  National Quilt Association, Columbus, OH – “Chromatose,” Honorable Mention
2008  Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN – “Magnolia,” Honorable Mention
2006  Zonta Club Quilts for Change, Cincinnati, OH – “Feathers and Fillers,” 1st Place, Traditional Other
2006  Zonta Club Quilts for Change, Cincinnati, OH – “Free Fall,” 2nd Place Contemporary

Publications
2015  Featured in “Art Quilts of the Midwest”, by Linzee Kull McCray, copyright © 2015, University of Iowa Press

Honors
2012  Form Not Function juried exhibit at the Carnegie, New Albany, IN – “Fractures #3: Intersections” featured on gallery exhibit postcard
2010  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo 8-City Traveling Tour through 2010 – “Chromatose” and “Redeemed”
2008  Cincinnati Nature Center Quilt Show, Cincinnati, OH – “Homage to Herbert,” Viewer’s Choice Award
2008  Form Not Function juried exhibit at the Carnegie, New Albany, IN – “Magnolia” featured on gallery exhibit postcard
2006  Gallery Salveo, Cincinnati, OH – “Free Fall” featured on gallery exhibit postcard

Affiliations
2017 to 2013  Studio Art Quilt Associates
2013 to 2003  Contemporary Quilt and Fiber Artists, Cincinnati, OH (secretary, vice-president, president)
2012 to 2010  Art Quilters Anonymous
2011 to 2009  A.R.T. Quilt Group
2011 to 2009  ArtQuiltNetwork

Professional Services
Teacher/Facilitator – Machine Quilting, Technique, and Process Skills Workshops
Guest Lecturer – Topics Relating to Machine Quilting and Contemporary