Education

1995 MFA Fibers, University of Oregon, Eugene OR

1990 BFA Fibers, University of Oregon, Eugene OR

1979 ADN, RN, Nursing, Lane Community College, Eugene OR

1974 BA Community Service & Public Affairs, University of Oregon, Eugene OR

1964 – 1969 Assorted coursework - University of Dayton (Ohio), Indiana University, CCNY (New York)

Exhibition History

One & Two Person Exhibitions

2010 Black and White, Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, OR 

2008 Fiber Art Process, DIVA gallery, Eugene, OR

2008 Marilyn Robert-Current Work, Eugene Textile Center, Eugene, OR

2006 Textures of Memory, Hope Abbey, Eugene, OR

2005 Aesthetic/Surgical Arts Center, Eugene, OR

2004 Cannon Beach Art Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

2004 Aizome Fiberwork, Latimer Textile Center, Tillamook OR

2003 Memorial Installation, Hendricks Park, Eugene, OR

2003 Reflective Work, First Presbyterian Church, Pietro Belluschi architect, Cottage Grove OR

2001 Threads East and West – Textiles of Marilyn Robert and Noriko Tsuiki, White Lotus Gallery, Eugene OR

2000 Current Work, Marilyn Robert and Susan Lowdermilk, Lane Community College Gallery

2000 Fiber Recitative, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield OR

1999 Public Commission / Installation, % for Art, OSU Seafood Lab & Consumer Center, Astoria OR

1998 Conflux, Clatsop Community College Gallery, Astoria OR

1998 Outside Art, site-specific installation, Lane Arts Council, Eugene OR

1998 Tattoo, site-specific installation, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

1997 Fixate, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach OR

1996 Where Skin Stops, installation, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland Building, Portland OR

1994 Where Skin Stops, installation, Laverne Krause Gallery, Lawrence Hall,  University of Oregon

1994 Your Slip is Showing, installation, Eric Washburne Gallery, University of Oregon

Group Exhibitions / Collaboration

2017 Heat Wave, traveling exhibit, High Fiber Diet, Oregon

2017 ANWG conference Treadle Lightly, Instructor's Show, Victoria BC, Canada

2013 – 2016 Eugene Weavers' Guild Annual Textile Show, ETC, Eugene, OR

2012 Puzzles, Patterns, & Paradox, DIVA Gallery, Eugene, OR

2011 Textiles to Wear, ANWG conference, Salem, OR

2011 Eugene Textile Center Group Show, Eugene, OR

2010 100 for $100, DIVA Gallery, Eugene, OR

2009 Pocket Show, Beet Gallery, Portland, OR

2007 Betsy Priddy and Friends, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

2005 – 2006 Threads, Eugene Airport Gallery, Eugene, OR

2005 – 2006 Less than 12, OPUS 6IX, Eugene, OR

2005 Santa Clara Art Center, Fiber Art Card Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

2005 Pushing the Margins: an Exhibition of Northwest Book Arts, White Lotus Gallery

2005 Artists Who Teach, DIVA Gallery, Eugene, OR

2004 Oregon Fiber Art, Art Gallery, Astoria, OR

2000 – 2006 Art Faculty Show, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR

2002 Fiber Art: Oregon, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

2001 Weaving: A Timeless Journey, Association of Northwest Weaving Guilds conference, Eugene, OR

2001 Fibers x Five, work of 5 national fiber artists, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

2000 Art About Agriculture, travelling exhibition, Oregon

1999 Faust Faustus, collaboration, textile and costume design, University of Oregon Museum of Art

1999 Body, collaboration, textile and set design, Van Ummersen Dance Company, Eugene, OR

1998 Human Form 98, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR

1998 New Work by Gallery Artists, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

1998 Paper/Fiber XXI, The Arts Center, Iowa City, Iowa

1997 Oregon Biennial Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

1997 Heart of the Arts invitational show, Eugene, OR

1997 Lane Community College Faculty Show, Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR

1997 Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Clothes, Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR

1996 Chautauqua International for Fiber Art 96, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, New York

1996 Invitational Fiber Arts Pavilion, Art & the Vineyard, Alton Baker Park, Eugene, OR

1996 Contemporary Fibers International Exhibition, Moreland Gallery, Benton County Historical Museum, Philomath, OR

1996 Quadrangle Annual Art Show, The Quadrangle, Haverford, PA

1995 Fresh Dimensions Sculpture Biennial, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

1995 The Luther Dances, collaboration, set design, Rose Hips Dance Company, Margo Van Ummersen, artistic director, Eugene, OR

1995 Oregon Biennial Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

1995 Group Show, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

1995 Paper/Fiber XVIII, The Arts Center, Iowa City, Iowa

1994 Oregon Made for Interiors, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

1994 Northwest Women’s Art Show, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR

1994 Blue – Visual Expression, Exhibit of Indigo Fiber Art, Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR

1991 Kasuri – The Japanese Ikat – New Directions, Erb Memorial Union Gallery, University of Oregon

1990 The Human Weft, tapestry exhibit, American Renaissance in Crafts, Light & Fibers Gallery, Portland, OR

Professional Activities

Instructor


2018 Indigo Workshop, Handweavers of the Valley, Visalia, CA

2018 Warp and Weft Ikat Weaving, Eugene Textile Center, Eugene, OR

2017 Kasuri, Japanese ikat, workshop, ANWG conference, Victoria, BC, Canada

2017 A Paper of Pins, workshop, ANWG conference, Victoria, BC, Canada

2014 – 2017 Ikat Weaving workshop, my studio and Eugene Textile Center, Eugene, OR

2016 Heat Transfer-Sublimation Printing, Eugene, OR

2012 Warp Painting, Eugene Weavers Guild, Eugene, OR

2012 Indigo Dyeing, Crow School District, Crow, OR

2012 Indigo Dyeing, Black Sheep Gathering, Eugene, OR

2011 Printing on Handwoven Cloth, ANWG Conference, Salem, OR

2011 Ikat Weaving, Indigo Dye, ANWG Conference, Salem, OR

2010 Acid Dyeing on Wool, Spokane Weavers Guild, Spokane, WA

2008 – present Assorted workshops; dyeing, felting, printing, surface design, Eugene Textile Center, Eugene, OR

1995 – 2007 Instructor of Fiber Arts, Lane Community College

2006 Artist/Instructor, Fiber in the Forest, Ikat Weaving/Indigo Dye, Camp Myrtlewood, OR

2005 Artist/Instructor, Fiber in the Forest, Katazome- Japanese Printing, Camp Myrtlewood, OR

2004 Juror, Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR

2001 – 2004 Gallery Director, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR

2003 Teacher, Studio Class, Surface Design, Transfer Printing, McMinnville, OR

2003 Teacher, Eugene Weavers’ Guild, Ikat Weaving, Eugene, OR

2003 Teacher, Fiber in the Forest, 2D and 3D Surface Design: Transfer Printing, Camp Myrtlewood, OR

2003 Teacher, Indigo Dye Workshop, Grants Pass, OR

2002 – 2003 University of Oregon, Adjunct Associate Professor-Fibers, Department of Art, Eugene OR

1999 – 2000 University of Oregon, Adjunct Associate Professor-Fibers, Department of Art, Eugene OR

1995 – 1996 University of Oregon, Adjunct Associate Professor-Fibers, Department of Art, Eugene OR

2002 Teacher, Indigo Dye Workshop, Brookings, OR

2001 Juror, City of Eugene Art in the Parks

1998 – 2000 Teacher, shibori and indigo, Summer Arts Connection, Lane Arts Council Arts in Education

1999 Juror, City of Eugene % for Art, Eugene, OR

1995 – 1998 Weaving instructor, University of Oregon Craft Center, Eugene, OR

1994 – 1995 Graduate Teaching Fellowship, weaving instructor, University of Oregon

Lecturer

2012 “With a Bow to Tradition, Japanese Textiles”, International Textile Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey

2012 “Warp Painting on Animal Fibers”, Eugene Weavers Guild, Eugene, OR

2011 “Critique and Curate”, Eugene Weavers Guild, Eugene, OR

2011 “Japanese Textiles”, ANWG Conference, Salem, OR

2006 “Indigo Dyeing”, Albany Weavers Guild, Albany, OR

2003 “What is weaving?” Hands-on lecture and demonstration, Village Charter School, Eugene, OR

2001 “Turkish Textiles”, slide/lecture, Mission Mill, Salem, OR

1998 Gallery lecture and demonstration, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR

1998 “Contemporary Japanese Fiber Art”, slide/lecture, University of Oregon Museum of Art

1997 “Contemporary Fiber Art USA”, slide/lecture, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

1992 “Shifted Warp Ikat”, lecture and demonstration, Eugene Weavers’ Guild, Eugene, OR

Curator / Juror

2017 Juror, Heat Wave, traveling exhibit, High Fiber Diet, OR

2017 Eugene Weavers Guild Members' Show, ETC, Eugene, OR

2008 – 2011 Gallery Director, Eugene Textile Center, Eugene, OR

2008 Curator/Juror Surface Design Show, Springfield Museum, Springfield, OR

2002 – 2007 Volunteer Gallery Director, LCC Art Gallery, Eugene, OR

2002 Curator, Lane Community College Fibers Exhibit, Willamalane Center, Springfield, OR

2001 Juror, City of Eugene Art in the Parks selection committee

1999 – 2000 Curator, Lane Community College Fibers Exhibit, Eugene Public Library

1999 Juror, Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery group show, Cannon Beach, OR

1998 Assistant curator, preparator, Fiber Art Exhibition, Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR

1997 – 2000 Juror, League for Innovation national Community College art competition, Eugene, OR

1996 Juror, City of Eugene Parking Structure, Percentage for Art Commission

1995 Curatorial assistant, NUNO: Japanese Textiles for the Body, University of Oregon Museum of Art

1993 Assistant juror, Best of Oregon, travelling exhibit – contemporary fibers, Salem, OR

1992 Curator, Kasuri, Erb Memorial Union Gallery, University of Oregon

1991 Curator, Pattern and Structure, Carnegie collection of historical textile fragments, University of Oregon Museum of Art

Miscellaneous

2008 – present Natural Dye and Ethnic Textile study group, Eugene Weavers Guild, Eugene, OR

2007 – 2011 Founder and co-owner Eugene Textile Center, Eugene, OR 

2005 ITO, textile design/clothing small business

2003 Proposal and coordination of Independent Study student project: site-specific fiber installation, window covering in new campus building

2002 – 2003 Lane Community College Campus Artwork Committee member

2001 – 2002 Curriculum development – Gallery Management / Artist Survival course

2001 – 2002 Board Member, Education and Special Projects, Weaving Guilds of Oregon

2001 Tour leader, Textile Tour of Turkey

1999 – 2003 Volunteer co-Director, Lane Community College Art Gallery

2000 Art Department faculty volunteer, Autism Rocks, student sponsored art show

1992 – 1993 Librarian and Exhibits Coordinator, Eugene Weavers’ Guild

1989 – 1990 University of Oregon Museum of Art Practicum, selected study of permanent collection of Japanese textiles

Awards

2018 Residency at PLAYA at Summer Lake Art & Science Residency Program, with Ford Family Foundation Oregon Visual Artist Mid-Career Residency Award

2001 Professional Development Grant, Lane Community College, textile tour – Turkey

2001 Professional Grant – Pedagogy, Lane Community College

1999 TapRoOt Artist Grant, Eugene, OR

1997 Japan Foundation Fellowship Artist Grant, study of traditional indigo dyeing and contemporary fiber art in Japan

1996 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant

1995 People’s Choice Award, Oregon Biennial Exhibition, Portland Art Museum

1995 Honorable Mention Award, Oregon Biennial Exhibition, Portland Art Museum

1994 Lake Oswego Crafts & Art League, Local 14, scholarship award

1990 David McCosh scholarship, University of Oregon

1989 Handweavers’ Guild of America scholarship

Publications

2012  “With a Bow to Tradition, Japanese Textiles”, International Textile Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey

2009 “Reinventing Velvet”, FiberArts journal, September/October

2009  “Opening Eugene Textile Center”, interview with Lotte Streisinger, KLCC / Eugene

2008  “Natural Dyeing”, interview for Weavolution

2001 “The Mark of the Hand – Reiko Sudo and NUNO”, Shuttle, Spindle, & Dyepot, volume XXXII no.3, issue 127, Fall 2001

1998 “Indigo Tokushima”, Turkey Red Journal, December

1996 Cited in Ikat II, Lydia Van Gelder, Unicorn Books, Petaluma, CA, p. 17

1995 “Interview with Reiko Sudo”, Northwest Fiber Network, June/July 

1995 Brochure Design, NUNO: Japanese Textiles for the Body, University of Oregon Museum of Art

1995 “Contemporary Japanese Textile Exhibit”, Northwest Fiber Network, March/April 

1993 “Indigo Textiles of Japan”, Northwest Fiber Network, August/September

1991 “Pattern and Structure”, University of Oregon Museum of Art exhibition brochure

1989 Featured in Shuttle, Spindle, & Dyepot, Fall