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

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
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  •  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)