Resume

Education:

1989     BFA, Painting.  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

 

Selected Exhibitions:    

 2011     Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY                                 

              Catherine Hastedt Award for Hand Workmanship 

              Pushing the Surface 2011, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton Ohio 

              Quilt National ‘11, Dairy Barn Cultural Center, Athens, Ohio, Catalog 

2010     Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY       

              Design Excellence Award and Juror’s Choice  

              Color Improvisations, Haus Der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart Germany, Catalog 

              Artist as Quiltmaker XII, Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin Ohio           

               Art Quilts Elements, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, Catalog 

2009     Interpretations 2009, Quilt Visions, San Diego, CA

              Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY    

              First Prize Award 

 2008    Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY   

               Design Excellence Award

               Quilt Visions 2008, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, Catalog

                SAQA Cream Award 

                Art Quilts Elements, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, Catalog 

                Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN 

                Leslie Riley & Maggie Weiss at the Old Town Art Center, Chicago IL 

  2007     Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn New York,

                 Innovative Interpretation of Traditional Design Award  

                Quilt National ’07, Dairy Barn Cultural Center, Athens, Ohio, Catalog 

 2006      Artist as Quiltmaker XII, Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin Ohio 

                 Leslie J. Riley at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago IL 

                 Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie, New Albany IN

                  Best of Show Award 

 2005       Quilt Surface Design Symposium Invitational, Columbus Ohio 

 2002       Leslie Riley, Unity Church, Evanston, IL  

                 Soul Food, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL 

 2001       When I Think of Home, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL 

 1998        American Quilters Society, Paducah, KY:

Other Related Experiences:  Juror: 

  2012      Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY 

  2002     Ohio Arts Council Fellowship Grants.   

Publications: 

  2005     Featured on the back cover of the June issue of the Patchwork Asociacion Espanola Magazine