OCCUPATION: Artist
MEDIUM: Quilt making
BORN: Loudonville, Ohio (1943)
EDUCATION: Bachelor (1965) and Master (1969) of Fine Arts in Ceramics & Weaving from The Ohio State University

PUBLISHED BOOKS/CATALOGUES:
• MONO-PRINTS: SELF-PORTRAITS: FOCUS, 2012
NANCY CROW, 2006, Breckling Press
• NANCY CROW: IMPROVISATIONAL QUILTS, 1995, C&T Publishing
• GRADATIONS: FROM THE STUDIO OF NANCY CROW, 1995, Quilt House Publishing
• NANCY CROW: WORK IN TRANSITION, 1992, American Quilters' Society
• NANCY CROW: QUILTS AND INFLUENCES, 1990, American Quilters' Society

BOOK COVERS:
My quilts have appeared on the covers of two of Maya Angelou's books published by Random House:
• COMPLETE COLLECTED POEMS OF MAYA ANGELOU (1994)
• WOULDN'T TAKE NOTHING FOR MY JOURNEY NOW (1993)

ORIGINATOR OF:
• QUILT NATIONAL
• QUILT/SURFACE DESIGN SYMPOSIUM
• ART QUILT NETWORK

COLLECTIONS:
• THE RENWICK GALLERY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, D.C.
• THE MUSEUM OF ARTS & DESIGN, New York City
• THE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FOLK ART, New York City
• MIAMI UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, Oxford, Ohio
• INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART, Indianapolis, Indiana

EXCHANGE ARTIST:
Mainland China, Shaanxi Province, sponsored by The Ohio Arts Council, 1990

AWARDS:
• 1999, Named a FELLOW of the AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL, New York, New York
• 1997, Inducted into the QUILTERS HALL OF FAME, Marion, Indiana
• 1996, NATIONAL LIVING TREASURE AWARD, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

GRANTS:
• 2002, INDIVIDUAL ARTIST'S FELLOWSHIP from The Ohio Arts Council
• 1990-91, MAJOR FELLOWSHIP of $50,000 from The Ohio Arts Council
• 1996, '88, '85, '82, '80, INDIVIDUAL ARTIST'S FELLOWSHIP from The Ohio Arts Council
• 1980, CRAFTSMEN'S FELLOWSHIP from The National Endowment for the Arts

VIDEO:
NANCY CROW/QUILTER, 1992, produced by Gemstone Productions

FABRIC DESIGNER:
Under the name of NANCY CROW for KENT AVERY©, I designed two fabric collections each year for the New York company, WESTWOOD, Inc.

EXHIBITIONS:
2015
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, 108 Contemporary Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 9-April 8, 2015

2014
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW, The Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, May 18-October 26, 2014
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan, August 14-October 26, 2014
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, Colorado State University Art Museum, Fort Collins, Colorado, January 24-April 4, 2014
• Invitational: QUILTS: THE NEW GEOMETRY, Museum of Geometric and MADI ART, Dallas, Texas, April 4-July 6, 2014
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, May 24-September 7, 2014
• Invitational: QUILT (R)EVOLUTION: ART QUILT RETROSPECTIVE 1979-2014, The Dairy Barn, Athens, Ohio, September 19-November 23, 2014

2013
• Solo exhibition: TEXTILMUSEUM NEUMUNSTER, (near Hamburg) Germany, December 7, 2012-March 10, 2013
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan, December 13, 2012-March 17, 2013
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, Schweinfurth Memorial Arts Center, Auburn, New York, May 26-August 11, 2013
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, Art Museum, University of Kentucky, September 8-December 1, 2013
• Invitational: THE POETICS OF PATTERN, The Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, July 25-October 6, 2013

2012
• Solo exhibition: TEXTILMUSEUM NEUMUNSTER, (near Hamburg) Germany, December 7, 2012-March 10, 2013
• Invitational: INNOVATORS AND LEGENDS, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan, December 13, 2012-March 17, 2013
• Invitational: OUTSIDE/INSIDE THE BOX | FIBER PHILADELPHIA, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2-April 14, 2012
• Invitational: WITHOUT BOUNDARIES: TRANSFORMATIONS IN AMERICAN CRAFTS, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri, August 24-October 21, 2012
• THE BEST OF 2012, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio, May 6-June 24, 2012
• THE BEST OF 2012, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, The Wayne Center for the Arts, July 12-August 18, 2012
• THE BEST OF 2012, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, Ohio, September 14-November 9, 2012

2011
• Invitational: STRUCTURE AND IMPROVISATIONS: Contemporary Quilts of Nancy Crow, Rosalie Dace, Michael James, and Paula Nadelstern, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming, January 21-May 1, 2011

2010
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: RECENT AND NEW WORK, The Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts, January 30-April 19, 2010
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: RECENT AND NEW WORK, The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York, May 29-August 15, 2010
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: RECENT AND NEW WORK, The Butler Institute of American Art, Trumbull Branch, Howland, Ohio, October 24, 2009-January 10, 2010

2009
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: RECENT AND NEW WORK, The Butler Institute of American Art, Trumbull Branch, Howland, Ohio, October 24, 2009-January 10, 2010

2008
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: WORKS FROM 1988-2008, The Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 12-August 15, 2008
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: CLOTH, CULTURE & CONTEXT, International Quilt Study Center & Museum, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 30-August 31, 2008

2007
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: CROSSROADS/CONSTRUCTIONS, MARKINGS, AND STRUCTURES, The Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 5-November 17, 2007

2006
• Invitational: 5TH INTERNATIONAL FIBER BIENNIAL, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 3-April 29, 2006

2005
• THE TEXTURAL REVOLUTION: EARLY & RECENT WORKS BY DOROTHY GILL BARNES & NANCY CROW, Johnson Humrickhouse Museum, Roscoe Village, Coshocton, Ohio, October 9, 2004-January 2, 2005
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: CONSTRUCTIONS-COLOR & SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS (Quilts from the CONSTRUCTIONS series), Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand, November 26, 2004-March 20, 2005
• HIGH FIBER: OBJECTS FROM THE RENWICK'S PERMANENT COLLECTION, Curator: Kenneth Trapp, Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., March 11-July 10, 2005
• Invitational exhibition of quilts from around the world: ART QUILT ART, The Quiltfestival Höri 2005, Höri am Bodensee, Lake Constance, Germany, May 4-29, 2005
• Invitational: MAGNIFICENT EXTRAVAGANCE: ARTISTS & OPULENCE, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, June 14-November 26, 2005
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: CONSTRUCTIONS-COLOR & SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS (Quilts from the CONSTRUCTIONS series), Hawke's Bay Exhibition Centre, Hastings, New Zealand, July 1-September 4, 2005
• Invitational: OF TIME AND PLACE: CONTEMPORARY LAYERED AND STITCHED TEXTILES, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas, September 9-November 27, 2005

2004
• 280/PARAMETERS, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, September 27, 2003-January 4, 2004
• THE QUILTED SURFACE, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana, January 16-February 20, 2004
• FOURTH BIENNIAL FIBER SURVEY EXHIBITION, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 5-April 30, 2004
• TEXTILKUNST UND QUILTS, Invitational exhibition at the Hermann Hesse Museum & Höri Art Gallery in the Lake Konstanz region of Germany, March 28-May 2, 2004
• ARTIST AS QUILTMAKER, Oberlin, Ohio, May 23-August 1, 2004
• ART-QUILT-ART, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, September 18-December 12, 2004
• THE TEXTURAL REVOLUTION: EARLY & RECENT WORKS BY DOROTHY GILL BARNES & NANCY CROW, Johnson Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton, Ohio, October 9, 2004-January 2, 2005
• CONSTRUCTIONS: COLOR & SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS | NANCY CROW RETROSPECTIVE, Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand, November 2004-February 2005

2003
• INVITATIONAL EXHIBIT, The Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, February 15-April 6, 2003
• FIBER ART TODAY: AN ENCORE PRESENTATION, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 1-28, 2003
• FABRIC CONSTRUCTIONS, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri, May 30-June 30, 2003
• OHIO PIONEERS of the ART QUILT, Snowden Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 15-August 31, 2003
• 280/PARAMETERS, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, September 27, 2003-January 4, 2004
• CHEONGJU INTERNATIONAL CRAFT BIENNALE, Cheongju, Korea, October 2-19, 2003

2002
• 30 DISTINGUISHED QUILTMAKERS OF THE WORLD, Tokyo Dome Stadium,Tokyo, Japan, January 24-30, 2002
• TEXTILES TWO THOUSAND TWO, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, February 22-March 23, 2002
• SOFA, Represented by Snyderman Gallery, New York City, May 28-June 3, 2002
• ELOQUENT THREADS: THE DAPHNE FARAGO FIBER ART COLLECTION, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, September 18, 2002-March 3, 2003
• MARY BARRINGER AND NANCY CROW, Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 1-31, 2002

2001
• GROUND COVER: CONTEMPORARY QUILTS, McIlroy Gallery, Niceville, Florida, March 4-April 19, 2001
• CROW TIMBER FRAME BARN, Baltimore, Ohio, May 26-June 10, 2001
• QUILT NATIONAL, Athens, Ohio, May 26-September 3, 2001
• QUILT BERLIN SYMPOSIUM, Berlin, Germany, July 1-14, 2001
• Solo exhibition: ELZAY GALLERY, Ada, Ohio, September 4-28, 2001
• CELEBRATING CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS 2001, Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island, September 30-October 27, 2001
• SOFA, Chicago, Illinois, October 5-7, 2001
• NEW FORMS IN FIBER: TRENDS AND TRADITIONS, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 23-November 24, 2001

2000
• SURFACE-STRENGTH-STRUCTURE, Snyderman/Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 1-30, 2000
• Solo exhibition: NANCY CROW: QUILTS IN DEPTH, Strasbourg, France, April 4-13, 2000
• SMALL WORKS, The Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, Ohio, May 27-July 1, 2000
• ECLECTIC ENERGY, The Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, Ohio, July 19-September 2, 2000
• VISUAL RHYTHMS, Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 18-September 19, 2000



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