2015 Artist-in-Residence; 39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD
2007 Project Grant, Prince George’s Arts Council, Prince George’s County, MD
2004 Faculty Development grant, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, to explore digital printing onto fabric with wide format inkjet printer
2003 Faculty Development grant, Corcoran College of Art + Design, to present “Size Matters: A Quilt Too Big to Ignore,” and “New Image Collaboration,” at inaugural symposium, Wild by Design, International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
2000 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council
1999 Faculty Development grant, Corcoran College of Art + Design,to study algebra at University of Maryland, University College as it can be applied to studio work
1996 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council
1995 Project Grant, Prince George’s Arts Council
1994 Honorable Mention, Artist as Quiltmaker IV, Firelands Association for the Visual Arts
1991 Best Creative Use of a Traditional Design, and Honorable Mention in Mixed Technique category, Woodlawn Plantation
1988 Most Innovative, Quilts of Merit, Woodlawn Plantation
EXHIBITIONS (solo, 2- and 3-person)
2015 Sum & Its Parts, Gallery 31, GW Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, George Washington University, Washington, DC
2014 Thoughtless, Gallery, Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD
2013 Pat Autenrieth: Quilts, Campanella Gallery, McAfee Memorial Library, Park University, Parkville, MO
2008 Glenview Mansion Gallery, Rockville, MD
2006 Campanella Gallery, McAfee Memorial Library, Park University, Parkville, MO
2003 Contemporary Art Quilts; Safety Kleen Gallery One, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL. Edward Krantz, curator. Catalog.
1997 Selﬁsh; Gallery, Harmony Hall Regional Center
1986 Autenrieth, LaRoche & Palmer Consider; Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
1984 Ink Drawings; Foundry Gallery
1983 Paintings; Foundry Gallery
Tract Two; The Olshonsky Gallery, Washington, DC
Two Painters; Local 1734 Art Collective, Washington, DC
1979 Drawings and prints; Foundry Gallery
EXHIBITIONS (Selected group)
2022 Artist as Quiltmaker XIX, Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH
Finding Home, The 33rd Annual Prince George’s County Juried Exhibition, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD
Symbiotic Presence, The Annual Prince George’s County Juried Exhibition, Brentwood Arts Exchange
2019 Quilt National ’19; The Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, OH
The Shape of Change; Cade Art Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College,
Cabinets of Curiosity; The Athenaeum Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Artists Against Gun Violence; The 3rd Floor, Upshur Street Books, and the Reading Room at Petworth Citizen, Washington, DC
Process and Inspiration Invitational; Waverly Street Gallery, Bethesda, MD
Creative Corridor: Artists of the Gateway Arts District; Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD
2016 Legacy of the Corcoran; Kunst Haus Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Quilts=Art=Quilts 2014; Schweinfurt Art Center, Auburn, NY
Prince George's Sampler; Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD
New Directions’14; Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY; Lynne Warren, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, juror
Words and Letters, The Athenaeum Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2013 Are We What We Eat?, Accademia di Belli Arti di Brera, Chiesa di San Capoforo, Milan, Corcoran Fine Art Faculty, Milan, Italy
Fantastic Fibers 2012, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY. Luanne Rimel, juror.
The Sketchbook Project 2012, Art House Coop, Brooklyn Library, NY
2011 The Sky’s the Limit, Brentwood Arts Exchange, M-NCPPC, Brentwood, MD Michael Platt, juror.
20 Years: A Retrospective, Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD
ARTQUILTStransitions, Allenton and Semans Galleries at the Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC; Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC; Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC. Susan Brandeis and Jan-Ru Wan, jurors.
Threadlines 2008, Missouri State University Art + Design Gallery, Springfield, MO.
Jason Pollen, juror.
A Tear in the Fabric: The Conceptually Driven Quilt, California Polytechnic State University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA. Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi, curator.
Art Anonymous, benefit for the Corcoran Scholarship Fund, Gallery 31, Corcoran Museum,
2007 Wild Things, Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, MD. Jefferson Pinder, juror.
Connecting Cultures and Colors: First Kyrgyz-American Quilt Exhibit, Museum of Fine Art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Studio Art Quilt Associates: The Creative Force, International Quilt Festival, Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. Paul J. Smith, juror.
Art and Soul of Quilting, Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, WI
2005-06 QuiltArt 10th Anniversary Exhibition, International Quilt Festival, Houston; TX, Chicago, IL ; Lyon, France; and Lowell Quilt Festival, Western Avenue Studios, Lowell, MA
Fine Art Quilts 2005, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN. Melissa G. Post and Hollis Chatelain, jurors. Catalog.
Hive Project; William & Florence Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College,
Belleville, IL. Patricia Autenrieth, curator.
Special Interests: The Art of Politics; San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA
Art Quilts Now, Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh, WI. Tracey Fugami, curator.
Quilt National ’03, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH. Liz Axford, Wendy Huhn and Robert Shaw, jurors. Catalog.
Hive Project; Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX. Patricia Autenrieth, curator.
Select | 2003 Art Auction, Washington Projects for the Arts/Corcoran, Washington, DC. Selected by Rebecca A.T. Stevens, curator
Language Arts: Text as Imagery; San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA
Hive Project; McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
Focus: Materials and Meaning; Mixed Bag Fine Art and Crafts Gallery, Houston, TX
Quilt 21/2002, Brush Art Gallery & Studios, Lowell, MA. Sandra Sider, Maxine Farkas, Laura Cater-Woods, curators. Catalog.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Hive Project; Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
2001 Embellished Textiles, Convention Center, Portland, OR. Robert Shaw, curator.
2000 Art Quilts: America at the Millennium, Quilt Expo, Strasbourg, France. Robert Shaw, curator.
Comments on the American 20th Century, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA. Yvonne Porcella, curator.
Art Quilts and Wood ’99; Rock Creek Gallery, Washington, DC
Fine Focus; Crest Theatre Gallery, Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, FL, and traveling. Sandra Sider, curator.
Drawing and Redeﬁning Drawing; Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD, and Parents’ Association Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Manon Cleary, curator.
Transformations; City of Hyattsville, Municipal Building, Hyattsville, MD
Edge to Edge: Selections from Studio Art Quilt Association; Museum of American Folk Art,
New York, NY. Curated by Stacey Hollander. Catalog.
Visions: Quilt Expressions; Quilt San Diego, Museum of San Diego History, San Diego, CA. Libby Lehman, Martha W. Longenecker and Robert Shaw, jurors. Catalog.
ArtSpin ’98, City of Hyattsville, Municipal Building
Collaborative Works; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Knot As They Seam: Puns and Permutations in the Fiber Arts, Maryland Art Place. Curated by Mary Swann. Catalog.
It Seams Funny to Me; American Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA. Jean Ray Laury, Lynn Lewis Young, and Kathryn A. Pellman, jurors.
The Kiss; traveling exhibit curated by Rachel Roggel
Current Work; HCAA at Huntington Community Center, Bowie, MD
Together and Apart; New Image at Hodson Gallery, Tatem Arts Center, Hood College, Frederick, MD
A Permeable Edge: B/ﬁ/O/gu/D/re/Y; Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, and The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD. Curated by Bonnie Holland.
Studio Art Quilt Association; online exhibit of members’ work
Quilt National ’97 Select Rejects; online exhibit, by Sandra Sider
Observations from the Slow Lane; University of Maryland University College, College Park, MD
ArtSpin ’97; City of Hyattsville, Municipal Building
Crosscurrents; Slayton House Gallery, Columbia, MD
ArtSpin ’96; City of Hyattsville, Municipal Building
Form & Freedom; International Quilt Market and Festival, Houston, TX. Lynn Lewis Young, curator.
Visions: QuiltArt; Museum of San Diego History; San Diego, CA. Will Chandler, Penny McMorris and David Walker, jurors. Catalog.
New Image; Mansion Art Gallery of Rockville, Rockville, MD
Crafts National 30; Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA. Michael W. Monroe, juror.
Improvisations ’96; Studio B Gallery, Lancaster, OH. Tim Keny and Penny McMorris, jurors.
Anti-Gravity; School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
77th Annual Juried Art Exhibition; traveling throughout Prince George’s County, MD. Jan Howard, juror.
Quilt National: Innovation & Impact; The Textile Museum, Washington, DC
Collaborative Works by New Image; Rockville Art Place, Rockville, MD
Full Deck Art Quilts; Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, traveling throughout the United States with Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Services. Curated by Sue Pierce. Catalog, 1996 calendar, deck of cards.
Artist as Quiltmaker VI; Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH.
Penny McMorris, juror.
Machine Quilting in the ’90’s; International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX. Accompanied by The Complete Book of Machine Quilting, 2nd ed., by Robbie and Tony Fanning.
The Corcoran School of Art Printmaking Portfolio 1994, ‘Lust & Sin’; Gallery K,
White House Ornament Invitation, The White House, Washington, DC
Quilts—Fine Art and Tradition; Gallery Ten, Rockford, IL
Quilt National ’93; Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center and traveling throughout the U.S. Elizabeth A. Busch, Michael W. Monroe and Judi Warren, jurors. Catalog.
Postcards—Then and Now; Brody’s Gallery, Washington, DC
Tactile Architecture ’92 (with New Image Group); National Trust for Historic Preservation—Decatur House,Washington, DC
Corcoran Foundations Faculty, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA
Adirondack Park Centennial Quilt Exhibit; traveling throughout the state of New York
Woodlawn Plantation Quilt Exhibition; Woodlawn Plantation, Mount Vernon, VA
7th Annual American Quilters Society Show; Paducah, KY
1990 New Perspectives; Center Street Gallery, Manassas, VA
5th Annual American Quilters Society Show; Paducah, KY
7 x 7; Foundry Gallery
Foundry & Friends; Foundry Gallery
8th Annual Smoky Mountain Quilt Show; American Museum of Science and Energy,
Quilts of Merit; Woodlawn Plantation
Photostatic; Foundry Gallery
Ambiguous Relationships; Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Rockville, MD. David Tannous, curator.
Art-in-Embassies Program; residence of The Honorable John E. Upston, Kigali, Rwanda
1985 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Washington Monument; Colonnade Gallery, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
1983 Wall-to-Wall; Washington Women’s Art Center, Washington, DC
Miniatures; Foundry Gallery
Five Star Art Auction & Exhibition; Local 1734 Art Collective
Feminist Imagery; Local 1734 Art Collective
Invited Group Show; Foundry Gallery
Washington Iconoclassicism; Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL. Sponsored by the Washington Project for the Arts. Lee Fleming, curator. Catalog.
Art-in-Embassies Program; Residence of The Honorable Rozanne L. Ridgeway, Berlin, Germany
Art-in-Embassies Program; U.S. Ambassador Dyess’s residence, The Hague, Netherlands
Art-in-Embassies Program; residence of The Honorable David Korn, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
22nd Area Exhibition: Works on Paper; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. William Lieberman, juror. Catalog.
D.C. ‘Scapes; Cramer Gallery, Washington, DC
25 Washington Artists: Realism and Representation; Foundry Gallery. David Tannous, curator. Catalog.
Landscapes, Cityscapes, & Other ’Scapes; Local 1734 Art Collective
Blue; Local 1734 Art Collective
1976 Up the Monument: Reverences and Irreverences on the Bicentennial; Foundry Gallery
Just Prints; Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington, DC
First Invitational Exhibition; Gallery of Modern Art, Fredericksburg, VA
Washington Area Artists’ Exhibition; Gallery of Modern Art
Paperworks; Washington Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Sponsored by the Adhibit Committee and the D.C. Slide Registry of Women Artists. Nina Felshin & Susan Sollins, jurors. Catalog
1981-2015 Corcoran College of Art + Design/GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, Washington, DC
1981 Yorktown High School, Adult Extension, Arlington, VA
1977-79 Graduate School, U.S.D.A., Washington, DC
1977 Veterans Branch Y.M.C.A., Arlington, VA
LECTURES and WORKSHOPS
2015 Bookmaking workshop, Smithsonian African Museum, Washington, DC
2004 Slide lecture and workshop, in conjunction with exhibition, Gee’s Bend Quilts; Corcoran Museum, Washington, DC
2003 Safety-Kleen Gallery One, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL , in conjunction with exhibition
2000 Lecture and workshop to quilt groups, Boston, MA
2000 Visiting Artist, Crossover Quilts: Mixed Media Contemporary Quilts, Pennsylvania School of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA
ARTIST AND COMMUNITY
2015 Artist residency, 39th St Gallery, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD
2010 Artist residency for Washington Latin Public Charter School, Washington, DC
2009 Project artist for American Masterpieces: The American Quilt 2009, Textile Museum, Washington, DC, in conjunction with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts; designing and planning a community project, leading five two-part workshops where local participants created blocks towards a large community quilt installation.
1997-2004 Designing, hosting and maintaining website for Hyattsville Community Artists Alliance, Hyattsville, MD
Review: O’Sullivan, Michael. “Art Takes on a Language of its Own.” Washington Post, 23 May 2014, On Exhibit: 18-19. Print.
Lenkowsky, Kate. Contemporary Quilt Art. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008: 198. Print
Interview: Krage, Susie. “Quilters’ S.O.S. - Save Our Stories Project.” The Alliance for American Quilts, N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Dec. 2015.
Review: LaVilla-Havelin, Jim. “HIVE,” Surface Design Journal. 28.4, Summer 2004: 54-55. Print.
American Art Collector, Vol. 1, Book 3, Tom Palmer, ed., © 2004, Alcove Press, Berkeley, CA
Catalog: Lark Books & the Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center. Quilt National 2003, New York: Lark Books, a division of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 2003. Print.
Review: Goddard, Dan R. “Quilters Leap Generations with Image-rich Piece.” San Antonio Express-News 8 October 2003. Print.
Farkas, Maxine. “Art Quilting 101: Surface Design.” Quilting Arts Magazine, Fall 2003, 11: 50-54. Print
Review: Mattingly, Diane. “Group’s Collaboration Gives Quilting a Fresh Look.” Washington Post, 16 January 2003, Fairfax Extra: 23. Print.
Review: Giuliano, Mike. “In Stitches - Artists Explore Fine-art Themes with Craft Materials.” Baltimore City Paper, 26 June - 2 July 2002
Hemmings, Jessica. “Intersections, Words & Textiles,” Surface Design Journal 26,.4, Summer 2002: 43-45. Print.
Review: Joiner, Dorothy. “Comments on the American 20th Century.” Art/Quilt Magazine, Spring 2001, 12: 34. Print.
Catalog: Quilt San Diego. Visions: Quilt Expressions, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1998: 13. Print.
Autenrieth, Patricia, and Nash, Dominie, “Critiquing Each Other.” Art/Quilt Magazine, Fall 1997, 8: 38-39, 55. Print.
Laury, Jean Ray. Imagery on Fabric. Lafayette, CA: Publishing, Inc., 1997: 93.
Shaw, Robert. The Art Quilt. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc.. 1997: 246. Print.
Catalog: Quilt San Diego. Visions: Quiltart, Lafayette, CA: C& T Publishing, 1996: 72. Print.
Review: Rauschart, Lisa. “Painter Pieces Together New Career in ‘Modern’ Art.” The Washington Times, 5 Nov. 1996, Metropolitan Times: 8-9. Print.
Catalog: Pierce, Sue, and Suit, Verna. Art Quilts: Playing with a Full Deck, Rohnert Park, CA: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1996. Print.
Autenrieth, Patricia, “Collaborating with New Image Group: A Personal Critique,” Art/Quilt Magazine, Spring 1996, 6: 20-23. Print.
Fanning, Robbie and Tony. The Complete Book of Machine Quilting, 2nd ed. Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company, 1994: 248. Print.
Catalog: Dairy Barn: Quilt National. The New Quilt 2, Newtown, CT: The Taunton Press, Inc., 1993: 74. Print.
Review: Hohenboken, Steve. “Out of the Linen Closet.” The New Art Examiner, September 1993: 12-13, 15. Print.
International Quilt Study Center & Museum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
City of Hyattsville, MD
1970 B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
1997-01 Additional course work in computer graphics and printmaking, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC
1999 Additional course work in mathematics, University of Maryland University College,
College Park, MD