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

2019  Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH – Quilt National ‘19
2018  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – Summertime (on-line exhibition)
2018  Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH – Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII
2018  Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA – Art Quilt Elements 2018
2017  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA – Just Say It (on-line exhibition)
2017  Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY – Quilts=Art=Quilts
2017  Excellence in Fibers, Fiber Art Now – On-line Gallery
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 Exhibition
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 (on-line 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
2018  Art Quilt Elements: Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA – “Precaria #8: Crucible”, Leslie Patterson Award for Best Use of Color
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
2018 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