Clare Smith - CV


Clare Smith

16C Redwood Ave, Tawa, Wellington, New Zealand 6006.

+64 4 232-9950



Bachelor of Science 1985 Victoria University, Wellington.

Dip.Ed (Primary) 1993, Wellington College of Education.

Diploma of the College of Radiographers (London) 1981.

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts, Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Porirua 2000.



2005 Judges Award, NZquilter prize and Merit Award at NZ Quilt Symposium. Auckland

2003 Merit Award, Innovative Wall Quilt. NZ Quilt Symposium.

2003 Honourable mention, World Quilt and Textile, USA.

2002 Best Contemporary Quilt, Rapt in Fabric, Wellington, NZ.

2002 Merit Award, Contemporary New Zealand Quilts, Pataka.

2001 Judges Award and Best Machine Quilting awards at NZ Quilt Symposium 2001.

2000 Bernina at Nancy's Award, Wellington Quilt Show.

2000 Merit Award. Contemporary New Zealand Quilts. Pataka. Porirua.

1999 Judges Award, Queenstown Quilt Symposium, New Zealand.

1999 Innovative section, third place. World Quilt and textile.

1998 Merit award , Combined Textile Guilds - Auckland Easter show.

1997 Merit Award, Norsewear Art Awards.

1995 'Merit Award, Norsewear Art Awards.



2005 Quilts for the Daughters of Eve. Te Tuhi &endash; The Mark, Auckland.

2004 Detours and Diversions. Clare Smith and Dijanne Cevaal, Northart gallery, Auckland.

2003 Clare Vision, Clare Smith and Clare Plug, Pataka.

2003 Cloth and Clay, Quilts and Pots by Clare and Margery Smith, Taia Textile Gallery.

2003 Guest Exhibitor, Whakatane, New Zealand.

1997 Solo show, Australian Quilt and Craft Festival, Melbourne.


Selected Exhibitions

2004 An Artful Deck. Travelling exhibition of a pack of cards.

2004 European Quilt Championships, Val'D'Argent, France.

2004 World Quilt and Textile, USA.

2004 'Pieces of Paradise' NZ quilts in travelling exhibition,

2004 Contemporary Quilts of New Zealand, Pataka, Porirua.

2003 New Zealand Quilt Symposium, Christchurch, NZ.

2003 World Quilt and Textile, USA.

2003 Salute to Quilts, Aotea Centre, Auckland.

2002 Rapt in fabric, Wellington, NZ

2002 Quilt invitational Monchengladbach, Germany.

2002 Quilt Connections at the Edmonton Library, Canada.

2002 The Second New Zealand Contemporary Quilt Exhibition.

2001 Under the Southern Cross Touring Exhibition

2001 Unique New Zealand , International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston.

2001 NZ exhibit, World Quilt and Textile, USA.

2001 NZ Quilt Symposium, Easter 2001.

2001 Norsewear Art Awards, April 2001.

2000 Wellington Quilt Show, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Wellington.

2000 Horizons, Travelling show, curator Sue Wademan.

2000 Contemporary New Zealand Quilts, Pataka, Porirua, NZ.

2000 Uncommon Women, Uncommon Quilts. Cleopatra Gallery, Berkeley, USA.

1999 New Zealand Quilt Symposium

1999 World Quilt and Textile. Greenboro, Ca.

1998 NZ. Academy of Fine Arts. Autumn Exhibition.

1998 NZ. Academy of Fine Arts. Summer Exhibition.

1998-99 New Zealand Association of Quilters travelling show

1998 Fibre and Fleece, Opotiki .

1998 Fibre Active. Pumphouse Gallery, Auckland

1998 Made in New Zealand, Pataka Quilt Canada May 1998. Sydney, June1998.

1998 Norsewear Art Awards, April

1998. Combined Textile Guilds, Easter Show. Merit award.

1998 World Quilt and Craft, Pasadena, USA. Show sponsored by Bernina.

Travelling within NZ for one year.

1997 Quilt Japan. Travelling show by Notrad internet quilters "Notrad does Nihon".

1997 Collective Fusion travelling show by Notrad quilters.

1997 Norsewear Art Awards, Waipukurau, NZ. Merit Award.

1997 Auckland Easter Show, Combined Textile Guilds Show.

1997 Quilt National, Ohio USA. May- Sept 1997. Tours for 2 years.

1997 Pacific International Quilt Festival, Pasadena, USA.

"New Zealand :through our eyes".

1997 Auckland Easter Show, Combined Textile guilds show

1997 New Zealand Quilt Symposium

1996 "Womens' Voices: Quilts for Caring", Seattle, USA

1996 Norsewear Art Awards, Waipukurau, New Zealand.

1996 Auckland Easter Show, Combined Textile Guilds show.

1996 "Spur of the Moment Contemporary Quilt Art"Mesolini and Amici Gallery.

1995-7 "The Internet Connection" quilts touring U.S.A, New Zealand and Australia.

1995 Norsewear Art Awards, Waipukurau, New Zealand. Merit Award.

1993 "The difference Project :Fuel for Creation" Seattle Washington. Two quilts in collaboration via the Internet with Carol Castaldi, Seattle.

1992 Trustbank Conservation Exhibition. Academy of Fine Arts.


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