Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

Masters Interdisciplinary Studies: Natural Dyes of the Central Plains Department of Integrated Graduate Studies

Iowa State University (In Progress)

BA Art and Design: Surface Design Emphasis

College of Design, Iowa State University, August 1999

 

Exhibitions and Solo Shows

2019

  • Prairiescapes. First Unitarian Church of Des Moines, IA.

2018

  • On Sacred Ground. Mary Greeley Medical Center. Ames, IA.

  • At the Marsh. Northcrest Community Center. Ames, IA.

  • Queen Anne's Lace. Stomping Grounds Cafe. Ames, IA.

  • Wildflowers: A Field Study. Sanford Museum and Planetarium. Cherokee, IA.

2017

  • Quilted Expressions. (Three Person Show) Blanden Memorial Art Museum. Fort Dodge, IA.

2015

  • Vignettes. (Solo Exhibition) Mary Greeley Medical Center. Ames, IA.

2014

  • Area 44 Show. (Regional) Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA.

  • Iowa Crafts Show 41. (Regional) Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA.

  • Queen Anne's Crows. (Solo Show) Sanford Museum and Planetarium. Cherokee, IA

2013

  • Artist Recap. (Group Show) Cafe Diem. Ames, IA.

  • Prairie. (Solo Show) Cafe Diem, Ames, IA.

  • Relics and Such. (Solo Show) Permanent Collection Gallery Assoc. Fort Dodge, I.

2012

  • 45th National Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Juried Exhibition. (National) Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA.

  • Area Show 43. (Regional) Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA. (Best in Fiber Award)

  • Teacher's Show. (Group Show) Central Iowa Art Association. Marshalltown, IA.

  • Relics. (Solo Show) Cafe Diem. Ames, IA.

2011

  • Women's Show. (Group Show) Central Iowa Artist Association. Marshalltown, IA.

  • Girls of Summer (Solo Show) Ding Darling Gallery. Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge. Prairie City, IA.

  • Blood River Canyon (Solo Show) Sanford Museum and Planetarium. Cherokee, IA.

2010

  • The Girls of Summer (Solo Show). Central Iowa Art Association. Marshalltown, IA.

  • Prairie: Past and Present. (Solo Show) Cafe Diem. Ames, Iowa.

  • Area Show 42. (Regional Show) Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA.

  • Prairie Potholes. (Solo Show) Sanford Museum and Planetarium. Cherokee, IA

  • Prairie Potholes (Solo Show) The Living Room. Des Moines, IA

2009

  • E Pluribus Unum II: Cultures in Cloth (International) Frontera Quilt Guild of Harlingen, Texas

  • Octagon’s 42nd Annual National Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition. (National) Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA.

  • Women's Show. (Group Show) Central Iowa Artist Association. Marshalltown, IA.

  • Iowa Crafts 39. (Regional) Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA.

2008

  • Focus Grant Reunion Exhibit. (Iowa State Memorial Union and Focus Committee), Ames, IA

  • Community of Artists 2008 Exhibit. (Statewide) Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA.

  • It's Not Your Granny's Quilt. (Group Show) Greenville College. Greenville, IL.

2007

  • Quilts: Fiber for Thought. (Invitational) Plains Art Museum. Fargo, ND.

2005

  • Octagon's 40th Clay, Paper, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass Exhibition. (National). Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA (Honorable Mention)

2004

  • I Remember Mama. (International). International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX.

  • Quilts for Change. (International). Cintas Center Xavier University. Cincinnati, OH.

2003

  • The Next Wave. Hands On. The 12th International Surface Design Conference. Opie Gallery. Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO.

  • A Portrait of My Mother... Things Left Unsaid. (National). Center for Contemporary Art-Sacramento. Sacramento CA.

  • Fiber Celebrated 2003. (International). Yavapai Art Gallery. Yavapai College. Prescott, AZ.

  • Northern Lights. (Regional). White Bear Center for the Arts. White Bear, MN.

  • New Design/New Dynamics: Quilt Concepts for the 21st Century. (National) Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE.

  • Prairie Remnant, a Dyers Paradise. (Solo Show) Gallery 181, Design Center, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

  • Focus 2003. (Group Show) Memorial Union. Iowa State University. Ames, IA

  • Up Close and Far Away. (Group Show) Surface Design Association. Kansas City Art Institute, KS

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (Invitational) Sloss Women’s Center. Iowa State University. Ames, IA

  • Focus 2003 Grant Exhibition. (Invitational) Memorial Union, Iowa State University. Ames, IA

2002

  • Fiber Arts 2002. (International). Gallery 510 Arts Guild, LTD. Decatur, IL.

  • Material Witness. (National). University Art Gallery. Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI.

  • Art Quilts: Encrustations. (International). Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Cary, NC.

  • Material Images: Contemporary Midwestern Quilts. (Regional). Illinois State Museum. Southern Illinois Art Gallery. Whittington, IL.

  • Prairie Remnant. (Solo Show) Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA.

  • Runs with Scissors 2. (Group Show) Fiber Artists of Greater Des Moines. Polk County Heritage Gallery. Des Moines, IA

  • Heritage Gallery Invitational. (Invitational) Polk County Heritage Gallery. Des Moines, IA

2001

  • America: From the Heart. (International). International Quilt Festival and Market. Houston, TX.

  • Fine Line/Fine Surface. (National). Fine Line Creative Arts Center. St. Charles, IL.

  • Material Images. (Regional). Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences.

  • Peoria, IL.

  • Iowa Exhibited Sixteen. (Regional). Polk County Heritage Gallery. Des Moines, IA.

  • Sacred Threads 2001. (International). Reynoldsburg High School Field House. Reynoldsburg, OH.

  • Clay, Paper, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass. (National). Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA.

2000

  • Iowa Crafts 33. (Regional). Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA.

  • Community of Artists 2000 Exhibition. (Regional). Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA.

  • Iowa College Salon XXII. (Regional). Brunnier Art Museum. Ames, IA.

  • Clay, Paper, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass. (National). Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA.

  • Focus 2000 Grant Exhibition. (Invitational) Iowa State University. Memorial Union.Ames, IA.

1999

  • Iowa Crafts 32. (Regional). Charles H. MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA.

On-line Exhibitions

2003

Publications

2005

  • Baxter Packwood, Kimberly (2004) Mark Making with Nature: Surface Design with Natural Dyes

  • Baxter Packwood, Kimberly (2003) Compost Dyeing and Other Fermentation Dyeing Techniques (Self Published)

  • Baxter Packwood, Kimberly (2003) Rust and Clay Dyeing (Self Published)

2002

  • Bresenhan, Karey. (2002). America from the Heart: Quilters

  • Remember September 11, 2001. C&T Publishing. Lafayette, CA, USA. 125.

2001

  • Material Images: Contemporary Midwestern Quilts. (2001). Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL, USA. Pp.20,

2000

  • Sketch. Iowa State University, Ames, IA., USA. Sins of the Father (detail), Vol. (64).2. Pp. 45 & 80

Proceedings

  • Baxter Packwood, Kimberly. (2002) Colour Congress 2002, The Art, History, and Use of Natural Dyes. Ames, IA, USA. p.18

Interviews

2002

  • The Tribune. Ames, IA. Fiber Art Design. pp D1-6. Jan 2002.

  • Iowa State Daily. Ames, IA. Natural Dyes. Apr 2002.

  • The Ottumwa Carrier. Ottumwa, IA. pp12, Entertainment and TV section. Oct 4, 2002

Grants

2003

  • Professional Advancement Grant. Funded by the Graduate Student Senate, Vice Provost For Research and Advanced Studies. Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

  • FSFC Grant. Funded through the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

2002

  • Focus Grant. Funded through GSB. Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

2000

  • Focus Grant. Funded through GSB. Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Awards

2005  

  • Nominated teacher of the year by The Professional Quilter

2005

  • Clay, Paper, Fiber, Wood, Metal, Glass. (National). Octagon Center for the Arts. Ames, IA (Honorable Mention)

2001

  • Iowa Exhibited Sixteen, juror (Terrance Pitts) Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA, Honorable mention.

Teaching/Lecture Engagements

2005 to Present

  • Teaching Natural Dye courses Online through own Secure Classroom Space.

2010

  • Image Transfer Class. Central Iowa Art Association. Marshalltown, Iowa.

  • Mixed Media Painting Workshop. Central Iowa Art Association. Marshalltown, Iowa.

2009

  • Mixed Media Class. Central Iowa Art Association. Marshalltown, Iowa.

2006

  • Surface Design with Natural Dyes. Peters Valley Arts and Crafts, New Jersey.

  • Dyeing with Natural Dyes. Adel, Iowa. Iowa Wool and Sheep Festival

2003

  • Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati. Workshops and lecture. Cincinnati, OH.

2002

  • Colour Congress 2002. The Art, History, and Use of Natural Dyes.

  • Surface Design Workshops. Iowa State University. Ames, IA

  • Ottumwa Arts Council. Indian Hills Community College. Lecture. Ottumwa, IA.

Galleries

  • Gallery 319. Ames, Iowa (Closed in 2016)