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Sharon Bass  Affiliations

SAQA Studio Art Quilt Associates

edge: contemporary fiber artists, art quilters and mixed media artists

FRCQ Front Range Contemporary Quilters


Exhibitions - Invitational

First Glance Second Look, Denver Art Museum, Treeline 2, 2014 - 2015

Synchronicity, HighWire Gallery, Philadelphia, Flanders Fields, 2012

America Celebrates,  Smith-Kramer, Curator: J. Trager, The Fourth of July Children’s Parade, 2011 - 2014

Gilded: Art Quilts at the Creamery, Springfield, Missouri. Curator: Susan L. Lumsden, Elements, 2006

Exhibitions - Juried

Considering Red, Sunderland Gallery, Omaha. Juror: Patty Hawkins, (Bigger PoppiesGlossary in Pink), 2011

What’s Up?, Irene B. French Gallery, Kansas City. Juror: David Brackett, (Ginkgo 2, Organic Matters, Big Poppies), 2010

Connecting Threads, Longmont, Colorado. Juror: Dr. Sandra Sider, (Totem Dispersal), 2009 – 2010

Tactile Fluency, SAQA regional exhibit, St. Louis. Juror: Susan Leslie Lumsden, (Glossary in Pink, Lighter than Air, Weather Report), 2009

Midpoint, Irene B. French Gallery, Kansas City. Juror: Mary Anne Jordan, (Lighter than Air), 2005 

Curatorial Activities

edge contemporary fiber artists 6.0: "Currents," Juror, Gina Adams, Boulder. Sunderland Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, 2016

edge 5.0: "Mindful Landscapes," Sunderland Gallery. Juror: Mary Anne Jordan, Featured Artist: Dianne Vottero Dockery. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014

edge 4.0: "Down to Earth," The Tim Murphy Gallery, Juror: Margaret Weisbrod Morris. Featured Artists: Quinn Zander Corum and Anton Menning, Kansas City, 2013 

edge 3.0: "Material Conversations," Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. Juror: Bruce McIntosh. Featured Artist: Marcia Derse, Textile Design, Topeka, Kansas, 2013 

edge 2.0: "Considering Red," Sunderland Gallery. Juror: Patty Hawkins. Featured Artist: Jill Rumoshosky Werner, Omaha, Nebraska, 2011

edge 1.0: "What’s Up?" Irene B. French Community Center Gallery. Juror: David Brackett. Kansas City, 2010

My World, Shafer Memorial Art Gallery, Juror: Carol Ann Carter. Great Bend, Kansas, 2009


Windy Hill Artist Residency, La Grange, Texas, March 2010

Artist-in-Residence, Rocky Mountain National Park, William Allen White Cabin, June 2009

Professional Activities

I serve as a mentor for applicants to juried artist membership of the Studio Art Quilt Associates. I also serve as the Juried Artist Member representative to the SAQA Membership Committee.