Zia Gipson
  
2017
  • Published Two Pussy Hat Greeting Cards
  • " Mosaic as Contemporary Art", National Bank Serbia of Belgrade
  • "Mosaic as Contemporary Art", Melina Merkouri Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
  • "Mosaic as Contemporary Art", Teloglion Foundation of Art, Thessalonikis, Greece
  • "Fiber Fusion", Schack Arts Center, Everett, WA
  • "Installation-Cultural Transmission Reprised", Bainbridge Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA
  • "All  Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century", American Art Company, Tacoma, WA 
2016
  • "Beyond the Surface", La Conner Quilt and Textile Art Museum, January through March
  • "Paper Transformed II", Vashon Allied Arts Gallery, August, Vashon, WA
  • "Paper Translations". Kirkland Arts Center, September through November, Kirkland, WA
  • "Fiber Art", Pacific Regent Tower, Bellevue, WA
  • Joomchi Exhibition at 2016 Bojagi Forum, Septemer, Suwon, S. Korea
  • 2016 Whidbey Island Studio Tour
  • "How They Felt", August, Landmark Gallery at La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, La Conner, WA
 
 
2015
  • "Paper Transformed", Northwinds Art Center, Port Townsend, WA
  • Designs included in book,  "Pattern Base" published by Thames and Hudson
  • "International Joomchi and Beyond", New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
  • "Northwest Designer Craftsmen at S. Lake Union UW Medical Center"
  • Seattle Sampling Studio 12
  • Whidbey Working Artists Studio Tour
 
2014
  • "Out of the Blue", La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum
  • "Whidbey Surface Design at WICA, Langley, WA"
  • "Northwest Designer Craftsman at 60", Whatcom Museum of Art
 
2013
  • "Whidbey Island Surface Design at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts"
  • "Broken Mended Hearts" with Sue Taves and Michael Stadler, Hanson Scott Gallery, Seattle
  • "Life on the Left Edge" at Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, Tilamook, Or
  • "Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival 2013 Juried Art Gallery"
  • Project Manager, Northwest Mosaic Art Today, Handforth Gallery, Tacoma Public Library, WA
  • “Fiber Art by Whidbey Island Surface Design,” Schack Arts Center, Everett, WA
  • Designs featured in the book, “Pattern Base” by Kristi O’Meara
  • “Mending Hearts” with Sue Taves and Michael Stadler at Brackenwood Gallery, Langley, WA
  • “Making Our Marks II”, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Zech Hall, Langley, WA
 
2012
  • Trunk Show, Hanson Scott Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Freeland Holiday Art Sale, Freeland, WA
  • “Icon” at Hanson Scott Gallery, Seattle (collaboration with Sue Taves)
  • “Wax: Contemporary Encaustic Works”, Pajaro Vallery Art Gallery, Watsonville, CA
  • “Hearts: Metaphor, Mayhem, and Meaning”, Lakeside Advisors, Seattle, WA
  • “Whidbey Art Trail”, Whidbey Island, WA
  • “Whidbey Bird Festival Art Exhibition”, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley, WA
 
2011
  • “The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories”, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
  • “Saints and Sinners”, Museo, Langley, WA
  • “Gathered”, Museo, Langley, WA
  • “Whidbey Surface Design”, Blue Horse Gallery Bellingham, WA
  • “Whidbey Open Studio Tour”, Whidbey Island, WA
  • 18th Annual Juried Exhibition, Schack Arts Center, Everett, WA
  • “Deep Spaces”, Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, Tilamook, OR
 
 
 
 
2010
  • “On the Surface”, La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, La Conner, WA
  • “$500 Flat”, Museo, Langley, WA
  • “Making Our Marks”, Open Door Gallery, Langley, WA
  • “The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories”, Nicolaysen Museum, Casper, WY
  • “The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories”, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
  • “Holiday Show”, Museo, Langley, WA
 
2009
  • “All Things Not Quilted”, La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, La Conner, WA
  • “Hearts and Hammers”, Open Door Gallery, Whidbey Island, WA
  • “Containers, Containment and Contents”, Arts Council of Snohomish Gallery, Everett, WA
  • “The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories”, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
  •  “Surface Matters”, Penn Cove Gallery, Coupeville, WA
  • Whidbey Open Studio Tour, Whidbey Island, WA
  • Art markets at Museo and Open Door Gallery, Langley, WA
  • Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm
 
2008
  • "Northwest Designer Craftsmen at Museo", Langley, WA
  • Whidbey Open Studio Tour
 
2007
  • "Home by Design", Depot Arts Center, Anacortes
  • “Artist-Made Rugs”, Gallery IMA, Seattle
  • "Layerists and Multimedia", North Seattle Community College
  • Exhibition of artists' rugs organized by Pratt Fine Arts at University of Washington
  • "Animalia" at Allied Arts, Richland, WA
  • "Uncommon Threads", exhibition and sale, Whidbey Weaver's Guild at Greenbank Farm
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2005
  • "Looking Forward, Glancing Back", exhibition of work by members of Northwest Designer Craftsmen at Bellevue Art Museum,
  • Featured nationally on HGTV's program "Crafters Coast to Coast" Exhibition,
  •  "A Weaver's Dozen'. Invitation exhibition of work by members of Northwest Designer Craftsmen in conjunction with Association  of Northwest Weavers's Guilds Conference, BKB & Company, Tacoma, WA 

  • “Looking Forward, Glancing Back-Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50”, Whatcom Museum of History and Art (Bellingham), Bellevue Art Museum, and Wenatchee Valley Museum, and Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery (Portland), through 2006
2003
  • Northwest Designer Craftsmen Invitational Exhibition, Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett Art Center, Everett, WA
  • 2nd International Felt Symposium Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek , Kyrgyz Republic
  • ArtsWest group exhibition, August, Seattle (Juried)
  • Seattle Knitting and Fiber Arts Expo (teacher and exhibitor), April 4-6, Seattle (teaching)
  • Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA (teaching)
  • "The Unfashion Statement" group exhibition by Northwest Designer Craftsmen, Bellevue Community College Library Gallery , Bellevue, WA
  • Seattle Sampling, December 5, 6 & 7th (www.seattlesampling.com)
 
2002
  • Seattle Weaver's Guild Fall Sale,
  • Seattle Sampling Sale, (seattlesampling.com)
  • Textile Tides, Convergence 2002 (Juried)
  • Needles Speak: Past, Present, Future (Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild), Museum of History and Industry, Seattle (Juried)
 
2001
  • Artwork in BKB Gallery shows:  Pret a Parte, Light Hearted Again, Dolls & Idols
  • Featured artist November, BKB Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  • Taught mini workshop on nuno felt for Seattle Weaver’s Guild
  • Seattle Sampling
  • The Craft Biennial 2001: A Biennial Review of NW Art and Craft, Oregon College of Art and Craft (Juried)
  • Accepted into Northwest Designer Craftsmen
  • “Felt”, Exhibit of feltmakers’ work at Pratt Fine Arts Center, 2001 (Juried)
  • “Art to Wear”, Larsen Gallery, Yakima Community College, Yakima 2001 (Juried)
  • “RAGS 2001” Wearable Art Benefit and Sale, Tacoma, 2001 (Juried)
 
Other
  • “Bumbershoot Artist/Baker Cake Design Project”, 2000
  • Group Exhibit, NW Polymer Clay Guild, Seattle Pacific University 2000
  • "Artist Trust Valentine Invitational Exhibit", Italia, 1990
  • "Artist Trust Valentine Invitational  Exhibit", American Art Company, Tacoma, WA  1990
  • "Artist Trust Valentine Exhibit", COCA, 1989
  • "Artist Trust Valentine Exhibit", Greg Kucera Gallery, 1988
  • "Northwest Women in the Arts", Pacific Lutheran University, 1986, 1987, and 1988
  • "Northwest Women Artists", Nan Goss Gallery, Tacoma, 1986
  • "In Two Parts: Seeing Double", Bumbershoot, 1985
  • "Kransberg Installation", St. Louis, MO, 1983
  • "The Painted Fence" at the Old Post Office, St. Louis, 1980
  • "ArtPark", St. Louis, MO. 1980-1983
  • "Paperworks", The Sunshine Inn, St. Louis, 1980
  • "ACCA Draws the Figure", Bixby Gallery, Washington University in St. Louis
  • "Found Objects", Fontbonne College Gallery, St. Louis, 1980
 
My work is in a number of public and private collections including the Kellogg Conference Center at Michigan State University.
 
 
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