Textile Artist Resume

catherine kirsch resume

Catherine Kirsch Textile Artist

Solo Exhibitions


University of Massachusetts Medical School, The Textile and the Grid. Lamar Soutter Library, Worcester, MA


The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, Anything Goes.
San Jose, CA
The Sprinkler Factory, Lost & Found, Worcester, MA
The Davis Art Gallery, Alternative View. Worcester, MA
Aurora Gallery, Off The Grid. Worcester, MA


The Sprinkler Factory, Red: Material. Symbol. Emotion. Temperature. Worcester, MA
The Nave Gallery, Reclamations II. Somerville, MA


New Bedford Art Museum/ Artworks! Fiber in the Present Tense II. New Bedford, MA
Worcester Cultural Coalition, Worcester, MA


SaySi Gallery, Small Scale 12×12. San Antonio, TX
Aurora Gallery, ONE. Worcester, MA


Mad Hatter Gallery, Marlborough, MA
The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Fiber in the Present Tense. Watertown, MA


ArtWorks!Gallery, One Passion: Many Voices. New Bedford, MA



Art Cloth Mastery Program. Art Cloth Studios. San Antonio, TX. Jane Dunnewold

Professional Affiliations

Surface Design Association
2010 – 2011: Ambassador –Massachusetts-Rhode Island Region
2011: Member: Committee -Regional SDA Member Exhibit
2013: Co-Chair: Committee -Regional SDA Member Exhibit
2016: Leader/Contact Person: Member Resource Team

2012: Member: ArtsWorcester, Worcester, MA
2014: Member: The World Shibori Network
2014-2016 Founder: The Artist Collective, Worcester, MA
2014: Member: The ArtCloth Network
2015: Member: ArtCloth Network Membership Committee
2016: Member: ArtCloth Network Exhibit Committee
2016: Member Executive Committee: ArtCloth Network

Interviews, Radio and Blogs

Arts and Ideas #57 with Susan Swinand: www.youtube.com/loursvp 2014.
“Be My Guest” #2745 with Jan Lewis UCTV-12 uptonma.gov
August 2013


Dunnewold, Jane. Creative Strength Training: Prompts, Exercises, and Personal Stories for Encouraging Creative Genius. 2016. p. 58, 61 and 138.
Schneider, Barbara. Anything Goes! An Exhibit of the ArtCloth Network. 2016. p.8-9.
Where Women Create. February 2017. pps 54-63.

Private Commissions

2014- Enso I 13”x51” mixed media textile
Enso II 13”x50” mixed media textile


Marriage and Family Therapist, Private Practice, 1983-present
MSW Boston University 1977
BA Psychology and Women’s Studies, University of Massachusetts 1975

Catherine Kirsch may be contacted via email here

Visuals and support material available on request.