Artist Resume

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Biology with honors, from The University of Texas at Austin, 1979.

SELECTED EXHIBITS

Celebrate Doilies: An Exhibit of Art, Poetry, and Heritage, created and curated by Suzann Thompson. Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council, River North Gallery, Stephenville, TX, July through August 2017. Dora Lee Langdon Center, Granbury, TX, September 2017.

Sacred Threads: An Exhibit of Quilts Expressing Life’s Journeys, Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon, VA, July 2017. A Worthy Accomplishment.

Evolutions 2017, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden, CO, February through April. Crochet Comets.

TextileFusion,
a solo special exhibit of 14 art quilts at the International Quilt Festival, Chicago, IL, April 2016.

TextileFusion, a solo special exhibit of 13 art quilts, at the International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, October 2015. Shards 2: Sometimes was featured in the 2015/2016 annual issue of International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene, p. 50. The exhibit also appeared at Quilt! Knit! Stitch!, Portland, OR, August 2015.

Featured artist at Lion Brand Yarn Studio Gallery, New York, NY, May through July. Passionate Heart, 2014.

ABOUT SUZANN’S WORK

“Why I Create Art and Community with Yarn,” Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas (Tarleton State University), pp. 123 ff., Vol. 14, 2017-2018.

“Texas Artist Suzann Thompson is Celebrating Doilies,” by Kelly McMichael, June 2017 at http://marchontexas.com/2017/06/17/texas-artist-activist-suzann-thompson-celebrating-doilies/.

“Suzann Thompson: TextileFusion,” by Daryl Brower, pp. 17-19, KNITstyle, Issue 193, October 2014.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

Cute Crochet World: A Little Dictionary of Crochet Critters, Folks, Food, & More, Lark Crafts (Asheville, NC), May 2014.

Crochet Garden: Bunches of Flowers, Leaves, and Other Delights, Lark Crafts (Asheville, NC), May 2012.

Crochet Bouquet: Easy Designs for Dozens of Flowers, Lark Books (Asheville, NC), April 2008. Over 50,000 copies sold.

Blog

Since 2005 Suzann chronicles her creative activities at http://www.textilefusion.com/blog The blog also supports readers of her books with tutorials, project ideas, and more.

 
Suzann’s curriculum vitae lists her complete exhibit and publication history: http://www.textilefusion.com/cv.pdf. For a shorter version, go to http://www.textilefusion.com/shortcv.pdf.