INVITATIONAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITS AND PROJECTS

           Jewelry Quilt Project 2009 - 2012

                        An international quilt project to portray artistic movements, history and ethnicity in through jewelry                                     exhibited in Japan, France, and the United States.

                        The Awakening

            Music Quilt Project 2004 - 2006

                       An international quilt project to portray musical genres, musicians and instruments.  The project was                                  exhibited in Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and the United States.

                        Reggae Singer

           September 11 Quilts 2001 - present

                        An international quilt project for quilt artists and guilds to memorialize the events of September 11,                                    2001. The exhibit toured to Yokohama Quilt Week in Japan 2002.  My quilt was chosen for the show                                     poster. Exhibit toured throughout the United States in 2002-2003. The 94 quilts are now housed in the                                9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. www.september11quilts.org

                       2021 Shown in "Never Forget" exhibit at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY.

                        Reflections

SOLO EXHIBIT 

           Reconnecting to the Earth , Loft Gallery of the Columbus Cultural Arts Center, February 18 - March 26, 2022 

                       Columbus, OH.  24 art quilts were shown reflecting landscapes, their inhabitants, and  climate change

                        issues facing them. 

       

JURIED EXHIBITS

           Harmony, a collaboration with Sacred Threads, Broadway Gallery, Alexandria, VA, June 1 - August 31, 2022.

                       Variations on a Theme

           

           Best of 2022, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, May - June 2022, Kent State University, Aug-Sept. 2022. 

                        The Gift  - People's Choice Award

           Centered 2022 - Student and Faculty Exhibit, Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH.  May 13- June 18,

                        2022. 

                        Interconnections - 3rd Place Award

           Best of 2020/2021, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, May - July 2021, Mansfield Art Center August -                          September 2021. 

                        Lake Superior Beach Pebbles

           Backyard Escape, 2020/2021, National Institute of Health Bethesda, MD. Sponsored by Sacred Threads.                                            Jack-in-the-Pulpit

           ARTifacts Created at Home, Dublin Arts Council, Dublin, OH,  March - April 2021.

                        Equinox; After the Hurricane; A Sedge of Cranes

           Circles and Cycles, Studio Art Quilting Association, Marathon Arts Center, Findlay, OH July - August 2020.

                        Equinox

           Gems of the Ocean II, Polly Plumb Productions, Yachats, Oregon, February 2020,

                        Blue Giant

           

           Best of 2019, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH May - July 2019, Springfield Museum                           of Art, Springfield, OH, September - December 2019

                        Tybee Island Birds

           30 Years of QSDS, Art by Participants of Quilt and Surface Design Symposium, Dairy Barn, Athens, OH, May 24 -                            July 12, 2019

                       Resting Place

           Hypothesis: Art Inspired by the Many Worlds of Science 2018, Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH 

                        Beach Pebbles Lake Michigan

           See My Voice Exhibit 2018, Quilt Surface Design Symposium, Ross Museum,  Delaware,  OH 

                        Blue Giant  

           

           Aullwood Audubon Center Annual Quilt Show Dayton, OH  Quilts in this show reflect nature themes.

                       2017  Swallowtail; Blue Giant – Innovation Award

                       2016  Falling Petals

                       2015  Green Man I; Sunflower Woman – Viewers’ Choice Award

                       2014  Ladybug; View of Olentangy

           Sacred Threads- quilts reflecting joy, inspiration, spirituality, healing, grief and peace.

                       2015  Herndon, Virginia.  Glimpse of Freedom 

                       2009  Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Peggy Rising

                       2005  Reynoldsburg, Ohio.  Safe Journey Home  

        

         

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAMS
           
May 2022, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah


           August 2021, Allagash Wilderness Waterway State Park, Maine

           August  2019, Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon, Michigan. 

           See Artist in Residence Page.

 
PUBLICATIONS

Martha Kotter, artist.  Karen Bell, photographer.  Tenth International Quilt Week Yokohama 2002 Poster.                                         Published by Yokohama International Quilt Week, 2002. My quilt Reflections was the backdrop for the                                   2002 International Quilt Week poster. 

 

Martha M. Kotter, artist.  Vermont Threatened and Endangered Species Poster. Acrylic on Illustration                                                 board. Published by Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.  1991.  

              EDUCATION

                          B.S. Biology and Human Ecology, College of Idaho

                          M.S. Zoology, The Ohio State University