Current Exhibitions

Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth

Shifting Tides
This exhibit focuses on the current state of the Pacific Ocean ecosystem, its marvelous
natural diversity, and the human activities that both sustain and threaten oceanic life.

Works/San José

San Jose, California April 19 - May 5, 2019
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
La Conner, Washington June 26 - September 29, 2019

Chehalem Cultural Center
Newberg, Oregon March 3 - April 25, 2020
CityScape Community Art Space
Vancouver, BC, Canada May 15 - June 13, 2020

Wailoa Center
Hilo, Hawaii July 10 - 30, 2020
International Gallery of Contemporary Art
Anchorage, Alaska September 4 - 30, 2020

Pratt Museum
Homer, Alaska October - November 2020
Visions Art Museum
San Diego, California January 16 - April 4, 2021
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, California July16- September 12, 2021

Prior to attending it is always best to
check the exact exhibition dates with the venue.
Vancouver Branch of the Surface Design Association

April 1 - 28, 2019 Aurora Gallery
1004 Main St.
Vancouver, WA 98660
The Vancouver Branch of the Surface Design Association will be featured at Aurora Gallery for the month of April. The opening reception will be April 5, 2019 5-9pm on First Friday Art Walk. SDA will show a diverse range of fiber-based art including fiber vessels and wall hangings. Members showing their work include: Mary Arnold, Bonnie Bucknam, Maris Cavanagh, Donna Joslyn, Sally Sellers, Sharon Svec, Karen Turner and Marie Murphy Wolfe.

The Surface Design Association is a national organization dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design. The Vancouver Branch formed in 2016 and has been meeting bi-monthly ever since to share, inspire and grow an appreciation for surface design and textiles. This will be the premiere exhibition of their works.

Bonnie Bucknam's new work Papyrus will be part of the exhibit at Aurora Gallery.

Contemporary Art Quilts: U.S. and Brazil 
U.S. Quilts by Members of the Contemporary QuiltArt Association, Washington
American Quilters' Society Quilt Week
February 28 - March 3, 2018
Ocean Center, 101 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118


c Bonnie M. Bucknam

Photo by Mark Frey

Bridge Controversy

c Bonnie M. Bucknam

Photo by Mark Frey

Quilt National '17
May 26 - September 4, 2017
The Dairy Barn Arts Center

8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701

A catalog of the exhibition is available from the Dairy Barn shop.

Additional venues for Quilt National 17:
October 6 - December 1, 2017
Foundry Art Center
St. Louis, Missouri
(Parts of all three collections)

January 25 - April 14, 2018
Riffe Gallery
Columbus, Ohio
(Collections A and C)

September 12 - 15, 2019
Patchwork: 25th European Meeting
Sainte-Marie-Aux-Mines, France

c 2016 Bonnie M. Bucknam
Photo by Mark Frey
Part of Collection B, Quilt National 17