An article about an exhibit Marty is curating:
Rita Zerull's Embellished Life

Here's a video about using vintage textiles:
from Houston International Quilt Festival

An article about Marty from the Quilts, Inc. website:
Tattered Splendor

Another recent article:
When Is It OK to Cut Up an Old Quilt?

Altered Couture, Autumn 2017 issue

Belle Armoire, Summer 2017 issue
Feature Article by Marty Ornish entitled "50 Shades of Blue"

Altered Couture, Summer 2017 issue

Belle Armoire, Winter 2017 issue
Feature Article by Marty Ornish entitled "Sew Crazy"

Altered Couture, Summer 2016 issue

Altered Couture, Winter 2016 issue
Feature Article by Marty Ornish entitled "Legendary Linen"

Altered Couture, Winter 2015 issue
Feature Article by Marty Ornish entitled "Camo Goes Couture"

Altered Couture, Summer 2015 issue
An article titled "Dancing Dragonfly".
The issue also includes images of Marty's work


Le Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork 24
“Tattered Splendor” Special Exhibit
Saints-Marie-Aux-Mines, France
September 12-16, 2018

SAQA OURstory: Human Rights Stories in Fabric; a two year traveling special exhibition
Curated by Susanne Jones
“1919” (women's right to vote)

Salk Institute of Biological Science
La Jolla, California
Salk Women in Science -Design and Discovery Fashion Showcase
October 4, 2017

The Festival of Quilts Exhibition 2017
NEC, Birmingham, England
"All Tied Up"
August 10-13, 2017

Strings Attached
Coastline Art Gallery
1515 Monrovia Avenue
Newport Beach, California
"Still Crazy After All These Years"
Opening and Runway Show: September 8, 7-9 PM
September 8- October 19, 2017

Form, Not Function
Carnegie Center for Art and History
"Aeonion Stillness"
New Albany, Indiana
Opening: July 21, 6-8 PM
July 21- September 15, 2017

Untethered Thread
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road, Poway, California
"My Favorite LBD"
Opening: June 11, 1-3 PM
June 1-24, 2017

Albuquerque Fiber Arts Festival Quilt Show
EXPO NM Manuel Lujan Building
"Tea Time" and "Road to Suffrage"
May 19-May 21, 2017

The Time Machine: A National Juried Exhibition of Original Wearable Arts
D'Arts Center
740 Duke Street, Norfolk, VA
"Still Crazy After All These Years"
Opening: March 16, 2017, 5:30- 7:30 PM
March 14- April 29, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival
Hampton Roads Convention Center, VA
"Still Crazy After All These Years"
February 23-26, 2017

7th Annual Wearable Expressions International Juried Exhibit
Palos Verde Art Center
5505 Crestridge Road, Palos Verde, CA
February 10-April 16, 2017
"Abstract of Recollections"
Opening: February 10, 2017

Houston International Quilt Show
Houston Convention Center, Texas
Special Exhibit sponsored by SewingMachinePlus.com
"Tattered Splendor"
November 3-6, 2016

15th Annual International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival
La Conner, Washington
"All Tied Up"
Award of Excellence (Recycled Material)
October, 2016

EcoCreations 7
Arts Longmont Gallery, Longmont, Colorado
"Sydey 97.5"
March 11-April 30, 2016

Best of the Festival Exhibit Quilt & Textile Museum
La Conner, Washington
"Abstract of Recollections"
October 8-December 30, 2015

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIV
Santa Clara, California
"All Tied Up"
Viewers Choice Awards
October 15-18, 2015

14th Annual International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival
La Conner, Washington
"Sydney 97.7"
"Abstract of Recollections," Honorable Mention (Wearable Art),
Award of Excellence (Recycled Material)
October 1-4, 2015

Knit! Stitch! Quilt!
Portland, Oregon
Special Exhibit of Recycled Aprons
"Leftovers Again," "Dolled Up Duckies"
August 12-15, 2015

Fantastic Fibers Exhibit
Yeiser Art Center
Paducah, Kentucky
"Abstract of Recollections"
April 11-June 6, 2015

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival
Hampton Roads, Virginia
"Circle Game 1957"
Best in Show (Wearable Art)
February 26-March 1, 2015

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIII
Santa Clara, California
"Gown Guinevere"
Best in Show and Viewers Choice
October 16-19, 2014

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXII
Santa Clara, California
"Sydney 97.5," Third Place; "Homage to Tour Eiffel"
October 17, 2013

Visions Art Museum
San Diego, California
Second Time Around Fashion Recycled Invitational Wearable Art Exhibit
"Sydney 97.5"
June 7-August 25, 2013


Curator for Rita Zurell at 90; Solo Show
Visions Art Museum
July 21 - October 7, 2018

Visions Art Museum
Luminous Fashion Runway Show
“Night Visions”
Curator and narrator: Susan Lasear
November 11, 2017

Race Day Fashion Show Fundraiser
Curated by Maggie B Boutique, Del Mar
Mille Fleurs Restaurant
Rancho Santa Fe, California
June 29, 2016
11:00-2:00 PM

San Diego County Fair 2016
Wonderland Fashion Show
June 26, 2016
1:00 and 2:00 PM

Sewing Machines Plus Wearable Art Contest
San Marcos, California
"All Tied Up"
Embellished Embroidered Jackets
November 1-7, 2015

Gas Lamp Gathering
San Diego, California
Junto Academy Workshop Teacher: Steampunk Bustles
September 18, 2015

Creative Stitchery Guild
San Diego, California
Trunk Show and Lecture
September 14, 2015

American Sewing Guild National Conference
San Diego, California
A Walk on the Wild Side Fashion Show
July 18, 2015

Visions Art Museum
San Diego, California
Members Challenge - Abstractions
April 11-June 6, 2015

Mengei International Museum
San Diego, California
Fusion Fundraiser Mask Competition
"Steampunk French Fusion," Grand prize
June 7, 2014

Canyon Quilt Guild and Visions Art Museum Fundraiser
"The Cotton Club"
February 17- April 19, 2014

San Diego Quilt Show
"Seeing Spots in Vegas"
September 5-7, 2013

Canyon Quilt Guild and Visions Art Museum Fundraiser
"Madeline Loves Paris"
March 1-May 19, 2013

San Diego Quilt Show
"Our Favorite LBD's"
September 13-15, 2012

Canyon Quilt Guild and Visions Art Museum Fundraiser
"The Walrus", Viewers Choice by Canyon Quilt Guild
February 3-April 22, 2011

San Diego Quilt Show
"Promenade sur la Rue de Rivoli"
September 16-18, 2010