|"TRUE ROMANCE: WILD WEST DREAM", 2012. This piece won the Golden Artists Color Award for best materials, at the National Collage Society's 28th Annual Juried Exhibition (see below)|
PAGE TURNER. Juried Exhibition of Fine Art Textiles with Text. April5-May18 2013. SomeThingsLooming Gallery. Reading PA www.somethingslooming.com Three Puryear pieces selected for exhibition including True Romance (above).
SEDUCTIVE SURFACES. Juried Exhibition of Fine Art Fiber. Gallery Seven. Maynard Massachusetts. June5-July21. www.gallerysevenmaynard.com
GLITTER, GLAMOUR, GLITZ. Juried exhibition of woven home furnishing pieces. Hellada Gallery, Long Beach CA, July. Kaplan Gallery VisArts Center, Rockville MD, Sept-Oct. Sponsored by Complex Weavers. www.complexweavers.org/
NATIONAL COLLAGE SOCIETY 28TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBIT. Berman Museum. Ursinus College Pennsylvania. June9-Aug12 www.nationalcollage.com Exhibit will also be global online for one year.
THE ART OF LETTERS. Invitational exhibition. Highfield Hall HistoricSite. Falmouth Massachusetts. Aug - Sep 2012. Catherine Hunter, curator.
MARJORIE DURKO PURYEAR / LEIGH ANN CHAMBERS. Selden Gallery, Downtown Norfolk Cultural Affairs, Norfolk Virginia.
Nov 5-Dec 15 2011
ECO_Quilts: Art Quilts.Recylced Materials. TACtile Textile Arts Center. Women's College University of Denver Gallery. Denver Colorado. Aug 11 - Sept 28 2011. www.tactilearts.org
Halpert Biennial '11. Turchin Center for the Arts. Appalachian State University. Boone North Carolina. July-Dec 2011.
Identify Yourself - A National Invitational and Juried Exhibition. Craft Alliance’s Delmar Loop Gallery.
St Louis Missouri Duane Reed, Curator/Juror May–July 2011
Common Threads.- Celebration of Stitched Works. Five-person national invitational exhibition. Prescott College Art Gallery at Sam Hill Warehouse, Prescott, Arizona. May-June, 2011.
One Passion, Many Voices, Northeast Surface Design Association Juried members Show. Feb-Mar, 2011. Artworks! Gallery, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Jane Dunnewold, juror.
Expressive Cloth. Birke Art Gallery. Department of Art and Design. Marshall University. Huntington, West Virginia Miyuki Akai Cook, curator. Invitational fiberart exhibition. Feb 2011.
Form Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie. Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, Indiana. Jan – Mar, 2011.
o Professor of Textile Design/Fiber Arts, Univ of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. 1977-2009.
o Exhibiting Fiberartist: conceptual craft genre
o Exhibition Curator: Contemporary Textile Art
o Cross-Country Weavers.
o National Surface Design Association.
o Handweavers Guild of America.
o Weavers’ Guild of Boston.
o Complex Weavers.
o Complex Weavers.