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Current and Past Exhibits

Dana Baldwin

2017 January, Sweater Coat Exhibition, Bradley University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

2016 June 3-July 15, Regional Alumni Invitational, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Illinois 

2016  May 21,  Fashion @ 101 

2016 January 16-January 18, Vogue Knitting Live, New York City

2015 October 22-November 14, The ME Show, Self Portraits by Women Artists, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, Illinois

2015  September 18-October 29,  ADORN:Contemporary Wearable Art Show, The Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2015 September 4,  FOREST LUSH Extra Sensory Art/Music/Light Show, The Studios on Sheridan Gallery, Peoria, Illinois

2015 June 5-July 24  Regional Alumni Invitational, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Illinois

2014 August 9, Fashion Ignite Peoria, Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, Illinois

2014 May 31-June 27, Regional Alumni Invitational, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Illinois

2014 January 6-May 31,  Artist in Residence at Prairie Center of the Arts Peoria, Illinois

2014 January 5-April 15,  Infinity Art Gallery "The Red Show"  International Exhibit Finalist

2013 October 15,  Imagine Fiber as Art Runway Show, The Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, Illinois

2013 Yarn Bombing of Nita Sunderland's "Cedric The Dragon" for The Citywide Celebration of Woman Artists, Peoria, Illinois

2012  September 29-30,  Peoria Art Guild's Fine Arts Fair, Peoria, Illinois

2010  April 1-12, Contemporary Textile Exhibit East Gippsland Art Gallery, Bairnsdale, Australia

2010 January 23-February 13, Bay School Cultural Arts Center Fiber and Wearable Art Show, Mathews , Virginia  (Most Innovative Use of Materials)  Para Juan Juanito

2009 October 3,  Virginia Fall Fiber Festival, Montpelier Station, Virginia (First Place Knitting, First Place Crochet and First Place 'Other' Category, Best of Division Knitting and Crochet)

2009 February 26-March 1, Mancuso Mid-Atlantic XX Quilt and Wearable Art Show, Hampton, Virginia (Viewer's Choice Award) Haute Couture Rustic "A SHOW STOPPER"

2008 November 28-29, Bay School Cultural Arts Center Wearable Art Show, Mathews, Virginia (Best In Show) Visual Feast  "Judged on originality of design, functionality and craftsmanship."

2007 May 18-20, Bay School Cultural Arts Center Rustic Art Show, Mathews, Virginia (Best In Show) Haute Couture Rustic "For most outrageous "rustication" by definition with grace of form over dubious function, irony over practicality.  Rusticity toward art."

2006 November 24-26,  Bay School Cultural Arts Center Wearable Art Show, Mathews, Virginia (Most Innovative Use of Materials) All Wrapped Up

2005 November 25-27,  Bay School Cultural Arts Center Wearable Art Show, Mathews, Virginia (Most Innovative Use of Materials) Little Red Riding Hood

Press

          "Art That Pops:  Retired ArtPop Billboards Have Been Reformatted into Panels that Hang at Methodist College",  Peoria Journal Star July 2, 2017

          "Knit Wits-An Afternoon of Knitting Fun at The Sheared Edge with Tracey Purtscher, Dana Baldwin and Bart Grawey" by Marty Wombacher,  Meanwhile

               Back In Peoria,  June 1, 2017

          "Unexpected Knitting", by Dana Baldwin,  LOOP Magazine, May/June, 2017

          "Threads of Life", with Matt Hawkins (Bradley University College of Education and Health Sciences),  May, 2017

           "Dana Baldwin Knows the Shear Pleasure of Being an Artist",  Playing Peoria  by Craig Stocks, August 6, 2016

"Creating a Future:  HOI fair competition takes textile arts into the future", Peoria Journal Star July 17, 2016

"A Dress To Impress:  Peoria fiber artist's gown to be shown in New York", Peoria Journal Star December 18, 2015 http://www.pjstar.com/article/20151218/NEWS/151219381

"The Art of the Scrap"  May/June 2015 of Art and Society Magazine http://www.peoriamagazines.com/as/2015/may-jun/art-scrap

"Drama Queen" Avant Garde editorial published in Jute Magazine Issue XIX,  March 2015

"B Mine" editorial published in Ellements Magazine, February 2015

"Peoria Fiber Artist Sees Potential in Discarded Textiles", Peoria Journal Star December 21, 2014 http://www.pjstar.com/article/20141219/NEWS/sthash.agGdVyS8.gbpl

Fashion Ignite Peoria LOOKBOOK 2014

"April Showers"  Extreme Crochet , Crochet Today, April/May 2014, Issue 47, page 13

"Red Letter Dates" Peoria Journal Star, August 25,2013

"Works From USA at Local Gallery" Gippsland Times, Victoria, Australia, April 2010