Sharon M W Bass

Selected Resume



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

Synchronicity, HighWire Gallery, Philadelphia, Flanders Fields, 2012

America Celebrates, a Smith-Kramer traveling exhibition, Fourth of July Children's Parade. Curator, Judith Trager, 2011 - 2014

Gilded: Art Quilts at the Creamery, Elements, Springfield, MO. Curator: Susan Leslie Lumsden, 2006 



Considering Red. Sunderland Gallery, Omaha, Bigger Poppies, Glossary in Pink. Juror: Patty Hawkins, 2011

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

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

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

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


Curatorial Activities 

Edge 7.0: On the Verge, Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, Juror, Helen Klebesadel, 2017

edge 6.0: Currents. Sunderland Gallery, Omaha. Juror, Gina Adams. Curator's work: Harmonics, 2016

edge 5.0: Mindful Landscapes. Sunderland Gallery, Omaha. Juror: Mary Anne Jordan. Curator's work: Flanders Fields, 2014

edge 4.0: Down to Earth. Tim Murphy Gallery, Kansas City. Juror: Margaret W. Morris. Curator's work: Bark, 2013

edge 3.0: Material Conversations. Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Topeka. Juror: Bruce McIntosh. Curator's work: Sky Series, 2013 

edge 2.0, Considering Red. Sunderland Gallery, Omaha Juror: Patty Hawkins, 2011

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

My World. Shafer Memorial Art Gallery, Great Bend, KS. Juror: Carol Ann Carter. Curator's work: Hot Poppy, 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 am a Juried Artist Member (JAM) of the Studio Art Quilt Associates and serve as JAM representative to the Membership Committee. I also serve as a JAM mentor. 


In addition, I have taught graduate and undergraduate courses in magazine design, editing and publishing, at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; the CIMBA MBA program in northern Italy; and, at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 



Studio Art Quilt Associates

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

Front Range Contemporary Quilters