detail,
Fall River
2004


solo/two person exhibitions

  • 2007 Ryerson Woods Conservation Center, Deerfield, Illinois
  • 2007 Art & Architecture by Maureen Bardusk and Architectural Drawings by Joseph Bardusk; Stone House Pottery & Gallery, Galena, Illinois
  • 2005/2006 Confluence: Collaborative Work by Maureen Bardusk and Kathy Weaver; Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA
  • 2005 Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada,
    Artist-in-Residence Exhibit
  • 2005 Double Exposure, with nature photographer Barbara Baird, Stone House Gallery, Galena, Illinois
  • 2005 Quad City International Airport, Rock Island, Illinois
  • 2004 Earth and Sky, Ryerson Woods Conservation Center Visitors Center, Deerfield, Illinois
  • 2004 Southern Illinois Art Gallery, Illinois State Museum, Whittington, Illinois
  • 2004 Personal Geography, Monroe Arts Center, Monroe, Wisconsin
  • 2004 Meditations on the River, Grace Gallery, Galena, Illinois
  • 2003 Crossing Boundaries, Green Lantern Studios, Mineral Point, Wisconsin
  • 2003 Eagle Ridge Inn, Galena, Illinois
  • 1999 Northwest Community Hospital Wellness Center, Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1999 Rolling Meadows Public Library, Rolling Meadows, Illinois
  • 1998 Zurich American Insurance, Schaumburg, Illinois
  • 1997 Northern Trust O'Hare Bank, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1996 Oak Brook Public Library, Oak Brook, Illinois
  • 1995 Built Quilts, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1995 City Rhythms, Burlington Espresso, Hinsdale, Illinois

selected group exhibitions

  • 2007
    — Mapping the Territory, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri, Invitational
  • 2006
    — SOFA Chicago, Friends of Fiber Arts International Invitational, Chicago, Illinois
    — Chicago Cultural Center, Ragdale Foundation Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois
    — Fall Colors, Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    — New Work, Fishers Loft Inn, Port Rexton, Newfoundland, Canada
    — Reflections, Verde Gallery, Champaign, Illinois, Invitational exhibit
    — Opt Art ‘06, Iron Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    — Resident Work, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois
    — Imagine a World at Peace, The Warehouse, Dubuque, Iowa
  • 2005
    — Natural Wonders, Jo Daviess County Natural Area Guardians, Galena, Illinois, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • 2004
    — Tri-State Tri-Annual, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa, Juried, Honorable Mention
    — The Winter Show, Green Lantern Studios, Mineral Point, Wisconsin
    — The Main Gallery, Dubuque, Iowa, Invitational
  • 2003
    — Artists’ Museum, Washington, D.C., Juror: B.J. Adams
    — American Craft Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, Invitational
    — Midwest Artists, Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    — Small Quilts, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    — Confluence, Collaborative Work by Maureen Bardusk and Kathy Weaver, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    Ragdale Festival of the Arts, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois
    — Dreaming the Garden, Traveling Exhibit, through 2005, Invitational
    — New Fiber, Spring Street Gallery, Galena, Illinois
  • 2002
    — Solstice, Green Lantern Studios, Mineral Point, Wisconsin
    — Fiber Artists Collective, Gallery 323, Madison, Wisconsin
    — Studio Work, Gallery 606, Chicago, Illinois, Two-Person
    — Three Layers: Art Quilts by Bardusk, Field, Weaver; Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois
    — Fine Focus 02, Traveling Exhibit, through 2005, Invitational
    — Material Images, Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences, Peoria, Illinois, and Southern Illinois Art Gallery, Whittington, Illinois, Juror: Jan Wass, Illinois State Museum
  • 2001
    — Sawtooth Center for Visual Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Invitational
    — Chautauqua International for Fiber Art, Dunkirk, New York, Juried
    — Three Layers: Art Quilts by Bardusk, Field, Weaver; Bloomingdale PD Museum, Bloomingdale, Illinois
    — A Passion for Pattern: Creating and Collecting Textile Arts, Art Institute of Chicago, April Studio Tour
    — Fiber Focus 2001, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, Juror: Laurel Reuter
    — Narrative Portraits, FACET traveling exhibit through 2002, Invitational
    — Expressions of Freedom, International Quilt Study Center, University of Lincoln, Nebraska and traveling 1999-
    2001, Juried, Honorable Mention
    — Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, Illinois, Invitational
    Windy City Blues, FACET traveling exhibit through 2001, Invitational
    — Chicago Art Open, Chicago, Illinois, 2000, 2001
    — Suite Home Chicago, Chicago Public Art Commission, Chicago, Illinois, Invitational
  • 2000
    — Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Invitational
    — Jan Cicero Gallery, Kite Nite, Chicago, Illinois
    — Sunshine Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Two-Person
    — Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    — Culture and Agriculture, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, Wisconsin, Juried, 1999, 2000
    — Textile Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois
    — Museum of the American Quilter, Paducah, Kentucky, Invitational
    — Kendall College, School of Culinary Arts, Evanston, Illinois
    — Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, Illinois, Two-Person
  • 1999
    — Fiber Focus '99, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, Juror: Yoshiko Wada, Purchase Award
    — Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah and Louisville, Kentucky, Invitational, 1998, 1999
    — Fiber Works 99, The Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois
    — Galex 33, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois, Juried
    — Illinois Crossroads, Illinois State Museum, Springfield and Whittington, Illinois, Juried, 1998-99
  • 1998
    — Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago, Illinois, Invitational
    — The Art of Healing, Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Illinois
    — Dwellings, American Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, California, Juried
    — Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, Illinois, Invitational
    — Shifting Visions: The Quilt as Contemporary Art, Delaware County Historical Association, Delhi, New York,
    Invitational
    — Ragdale Foundation Gallery Gathering, Lake Forest, Illinois, Invitational, 1995-98
    — The Kiss, traveling exhibit through 2000, Exhibit Touring Services, Invitational
  • 1997
    — Character Traits: More Art Quilts from the Midwest, Curated with Laura Wasilowski, Venues in Illinois, Texas,
    Wisconsin, Colorado, Connecticut (through 1999)
    — Nicor, Incorporated, Naperville, Illinois, Two-Person
    — Helene Curtis Research Facilities, Rolling Meadows, Illinois
    — Hanging By a Thread, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, Juried
    — Quilts That Heal, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, Juried
    — Paper Plate Art, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois, 1997, 1998, Honorable Mention 1997
    — Carving the Forces of Change, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Juried
  • 1996
    — Materials: Hard & Soft, Denton, Texas, Juried
    — Calendar Girls: Art Quilts from the Midwest, Curated with Laura Wasilowski, Venues in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky,
    Ohio, Connecticut (through 1997)
    — A Celebration of Creativity at the Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisconsin, Juried
    — Chautauqua International for Fiber Art, Dunkirk, New York, Juried
    — Textile Arts Centre, Members Show, Chicago, Illinois, Juried
    — Baer Art Competition, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, Juried, 1995, 1996
    — Quilters, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Juried
    — small works, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois, Juried
    — The Way Out Show, A. Montgomery Ward Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Juried
    — Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Art Quilt Exhibit, Dayton, Ohio, Juried
  • 1995
    — Crafts Regional 1995, John A. Logan College, Carterville, Illinois, Juried
    — St. Charles Art & Music Festival, St. Charles, Illinois, Juried
    — Women's Work Art Exhibit, Woodstock, Illinois, Juried
    Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Art Quilt Exhibit, Dayton, Ohio, Juried
    — Embellishment, Austin, Texas and International Quilt Market-Euro, Holland, Juried
    — Tactile Architecture, Washington, D.C., Houston, Texas, and traveling, Juried, 1995, 1996

honors/awards/residencies

  • Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador, Arts Residency at Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland 2004
  • James R. Thompson Award for Excellence, State of Illinois, Merit Award Winner, 2003
  • Tri-State Tri-Annual, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa, Juried, Honorable Mention, 2003
  • Visual Arts Residency, Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, Canada, 2002
  • Fellowship for Visual Arts Residency, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1995, 96, 97, 98, 2002, 04
  • Fiber Focus '99, Art. St. Louis, St. Louis, Illinois, Juror: Yoshiko Wada, Purchase Award
  • Expressions of Freedom, International Quilt Study Center, University of Lincoln, Nebraska, Honorable Mention Paper Plate Art, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois, 1997, Honorable Mention

gallery representation

  • Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • State of Illinois Artisans Shops — Thompson Center, Chicago, and Rend Lake Visitors Center, Whittington
  • Green Lantern Studios, Mineral Point, Wisconsin
  • Gallery 323, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Studio Works, Elizabeth, Illinois
  • Fishers Loft Inn, Port Rexton, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Outside the Lines Art Gallery, Dubuque, Iowa

professional experience

  • Exhibition Committee, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa, 2006
  • Grant Review Panel, Community Arts Access, Freeport Art Center, Freeport, Illinois, 2006
  • Presenter, Wild by Design Symposium, International Quilt Study Center, Lincoln, NE, 2003
  • Co-Director, Natural Wonders 2002, 03, 04, Jo Daviess County Natural Area Guardians, Galena, Illinois
  • Exhibition Committee, Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, Illinois, 2001 and continuing
  • Juror, West End Art Festival, LaGrange, Illinois, 2001
  • Artist's Assistant to Patrick Dougherty, 1999, Northern Illinois University
  • Juror, Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival, 1999, 2001
  • Co-Chair, Corporate Gallery Program, Northwest Cultural Council, 1997-1999
  • Competition Judge, Quilts at the Crossroads, Flint, Michigan, 1997
  • Founder, Professional Art Quilters Alliance, 1995
  • CoCurator, Calendar Girls: Art Quilts from the Midwest, An Invitational Traveling Exhibit, 1996-98
  • CoCurator, Character Traits: More Art Quilts from the Midwest , An Invitational Traveling Exhibit, 1997-99

memberships

  • Chicago Artists' Coalition Studio Art Quilts Associates
  • FACET Illinois Artisans Program
  • Fiber Artists Collective
  • Friends of Fiber Art International
  • Illinois Artisans Program
  • Studio Art Quilts Associates
  • Surface Design Association Fiber Artists Collective

teaching/presentations

  • International Quilt Study Center, Lincoln, NE, 2003
  • Winnetka Associates of the Art Institute, 2002 John A. Logan College, Carterville, Illinois, 1996
  • Evanston Arts Center, Evanston, Illinois, 2000 Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1999, 2000
  • Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 1999, 2000
  • Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1999-2001
  • Quilts at the Crossroads, Flint, Michigan, 1997
  • State of Illinois Museum, Dickson Mounds, Illinois, 1997
  • Surface Design Association Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1998
  • Kids Meet Art, Northwest Cultural Council, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1998, 1999

catalogs/books

  • "The Gallery Issue,” Patricia Malarcher, editor, Surface Design Journal, 2006, Sebastopol, California
  • "Living Artists,” Ivy Sundell, Crow Woods Publishing, 2004, Evanston, Illinois
  • “The Fabric Stamping Handbook,” Jean Ray Laury, 2002, California
  • "Culture & Agriculture," New Visions, 1999 and 2000, Marshfield, Wisconsin
  • "Fantastic Fibers," Yeiser Art Center, 1998 and 1999, Paducah, Kentucky
  • "Chautauqua International for Fiber Art," 1996, Dunkirk, New York
  • "Quilters," 1996, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

articles by the artist

  • A Tale of Two Residencies, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Spring 2003, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Thinking Outside the Box: Residencies, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Winter 2003, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 26 of the Best: One Show, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Winter 2001, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Getting More Fiber in Your Diet, Art/Quilt Magazine, Issue #11, 2000, Houston, Texas
  • Over the Edge in New York, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Fall 1998, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Anatomy of a Show, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Winter 1998, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Developing Markets for Your Work: Corporate Galleries, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Fall 1997, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • the body and the object: Ann Hamilton, Art/Quilt Magazine, Issue 8 1997, Houston, Texas

articles about the artist

  • Preserve Displays ‘Maplike’ Artwork, Chicago Tribune, July 14, 2004, Chicago, Illinois
  • Talking Art, Personal Geography by Maureen Bardusk, The Monroe Times, March 8, 2004, Monroe, Wisconsin
  • Land and Seascapes: Maureen Bardusk, The Territory Times, February 2004, Galena, Illinois
  • Featured Artist: Dreaming the Garden, Fiberarts, January/February 2003
  • Bardusk Named a Winner of James R. Thompson Award for Excellence, Galena Gazette, November 2003, Galena IL
  • Eagle Ridge Inn Ofers Artwork of Maureen Bardusk, Territory Times, September 2003, Galena, Illinois
  • Galena: An Artists’ Mecca, Abigail Foerstner, North Shore Magazine, October 2003, Wilmette, Illinois
  • New Work, The Craft Report, January 2003
    Featured Artist, The Doings, September 6, 2001, Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Images: Exhibit Lets Students See Instructors Work, The Doings, June 21, 2001, Hinsdale, Illinois
  • New/Works: Passage, Art/Quilt Magazine, Issue #11, 2000, Houston, Texas
  • "Nature Medium for Hinsdale Woman's Art," The Doings, April 28, 1999, Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Expressions of Freedom, Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, March 1999, Golden, Colorado
  • Dwellings, Review by Lynn Lewis Young, Art/Quilt Magazine, Issue #9, 1998, Houston, Texas
  • NWCC Corporate Gallery Program, Northwest Cultural Council Spotlights, Spring 1997, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Interview, Flint Journal, September 25, 1997, Flint, Michigan
    Calendar Girls, Art/Quilt Magazine, Issue #7, 1997, Houston, Texas
  • Construction, Surface Design Journal, Summer 1996
    "A Year in Fabric," The Southern Illinoisan, August 5, 1996, Carbondale, Illinois
  • "Stitch Artists," The Naperville Sun, July 26, 1996, Naperville, Illinois
  • Design Challenge, Nos. 39, 33, 31, 1994 and 1995, Traditional Quiltworks, Montrose, Pennsylvania
  • "Artists Patch Together Winning Quilt," The Doings, April 26, 1995, Hinsdale, Illinois
  • "The Quilting's On the Wall for One Hinsdale Artist," The Doings, June 23, 1995., Hinsdale, Illinois
  • "Bardusk's Quilts Build History," Suburban Life, September 16, 1995, Oak Brook, Illinois
  • "Built on a Solid Foundation," October 1995, Professional Art Quilters Alliance, Chicago, Illinois
  • Chicago Style, October 8, 1995, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois

collections

  • Ronald McDonald Foundation, Hines, Illinois
  • Zurich American Insurance, Schaumburg, Illinois
  • B + A Engineers, Chicago, Illinois
  • CCJM, Chicago, Illinois
  • Private collections

education

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, B.S.