curriculum vitae

2010 – 2011    Oil Painting with Yana Dimitrova, MFA, BA, SCAD
2005 – 2011    Watercolor with Sarah Forbes Peterson, Aspen, CO (autumn)
1975    Symposium Birmingham, AL, Museum Needlework Restoration & Art
1971 – 1974    Painting with Clark Walker, Montgomery, AL
1966 – 1967    Study MAT Duke University, Completed Teaching Certificate
1966    Duke University, Durham, NC, BA Russian Studies, Intensive Russian, Cum Laude
1963 – 1964    George Washington University, Creative Writing
1961 – 1963    Queens College, Charlotte, NC, Advanced French Studies, Russian Language
1962    Corcoran Gallery: China & Japan, Washington, D.C. (autumn)
1956 – 1961    Julius Delbos: New York Watercolor Society, Rosemary Hall School, Greenwich CT

Watercolor, Oil, Hand-embellished digital prints and Mixed Media

"Watercolour" 18 Cranberry Lane, Amagansett, NY - August/September
“Spring Is In The Air" Mixed media, Framed Image, Denver, CO - March/May
"Local Artist Lucy Cookson 'Prints' " Golden Eagle, East Hampton, NY - June/September
New Representation by Halelea Gallery, Kauai, Hawaii
Springs Invitational Exhibit, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY
"5 Artists Show" Southampton Cultural Center, Southampton, NY June - July
Springs Invitational Exhibit, Sue Toussow, curator - Two week show in August
"Amagansett Painters Show" Historical Society Barn, Amagansett NY - August
New House Gallery show at Eleanor Whitmore Botanical - September
"Four Artist Exhibit" Windy Dune, Amagansett NY - October/November
"Annual Guild Hall Members' Art Exhibit" East Hampton NY
"Clothesline Show" 3-day art show, Guild Hall East Hampton NY
A Boston Square, oils at Framed Image, Denver, CO
"A Taste Of Summer", Framed Image. Denver, CO
"Seaside to Mountainside", Group Exhibition, 38 Entries, Framed Image, Denver, CO
1989 – 2011
Guild Hall Members' Art Exhibit, Six years of participation, East Hampton, NY
Guild Hall Members' Art Exhibit "Little Bee", East Hampton, NY
East End Arts Council Member, Riverhead, NY
"Soiree" One Day Exhibit, Atlanta, GA
Colony Club, Members' Art Exhibit, New York, NY
2007, 2009, 2011
Devon Yacht Club, Members' Art Exhibit, Amagansett, NY
Montgomery, AL, Museum of Fine Art

Honorable Mention "Woman" East Ends Arts Council, Riverhead, NY, 2010
Honorable Mention, “Study 24” Members’ Exhibition, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

Ohio River School Paintings - Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yellowees, Atlanta, GA
Dixie Seldon - Mr. and Mrs. Michael Thomas, Atlanta, GA
American Impressionists - Mrs. Caroline Tyson, East Hampton, NY
William Meritt Chase - Mr. and Mrs. Christopher White, Amagansett, NY
Heade - Ms. Susan Woods Richardson, Amagansett, NY
Metcalf - Mrs. Sharon Magness, Denver, CO
Elizabeth Nanse - Rosemary Hall School, Greenwich, CT
Wendy Artin

1995    March of Dimes Luncheon, Opening Ritz Carlton, Boston, MA
1994    Opening for Mario Buatta with Thimbelina, Ritz Carlton, Atlanta, GA
1991 – 2003    High Point Furniture Market Compliments of House and Garden Magazine
1990    Saks Fifth Avenue, NYC
1989 - 1990    Needlework - Dining Chairs, Southampton, NY
1988    Presentation Collection Mario Buatta for Thimbelina 5th Avenue, NY
1976    Chairman, Yarn Arts Bicentennial Gift from Junior League of the City of Montgomery, AL
1974    Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA, needlework design and restoration
1973    Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, AL
1970    Ordman-Shaw Commission 16' x 16' needlework rug, Historical House, Montgomery, AL
1970 – 1971    Symposium, Birmingham, AL

Margot Horne, Director/Owner "We Lead the Hunt,” Southampton, NY
Dina Merrill, Custom Bench for Book "Fabulous Needlework for Famous People"
Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, Los Angeles, CA
Mrs. Anwar Sadat, Cairo Egypt, and Los Angeles, CA
Mrs. Preston, Ambassador to Singapore (wife)
Sally Quinn, Press Washington Post
Mrs. Mary Roberto Yellowees, Atlanta, GA
Mrs. George Ahmad

CLIENTS - Commissioned Works
Dale Leff Garstin
Garth & Jennifer Wakeford
Leslie & David Clark
Mr. Dann
Blue Lobster

1976    Leader, “Yarn Arts” workshops with Maggie Lane
1970 – 1974    Teacher, YMCA, Montgomery, AL, Needlepoint Art and Needlework
1969 – 1970    Teacher, Booker T. Washington H.S., 11th Grade French and English
1966 – 1967    Teacher, Hillsborough H.S., North Carolina Student Teaching/MAT
1963    Teacher, Washington Day School Kindergarten, Art & French

1968 – Present    Thimbelina, Inc.,  Needlework Design and Collection
Founder, President and Creative Director
1988 – 2000    Collaboration with Mario Buatta, Decorator


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