Marty Ornish




·         Forthcoming:  “Stories in Clothe”,  Debbie Tatz, Curator,  Visions Art Museum,  October 2019 San Diego, California


·         Forthcoming:   24th Le Carrefour Européen du Patchwork (CEP),  Featured Artist,  Lysiane Held, exposition manager, September 2018.

·         Salk Institute Women In Science Fashion Show.  Susan Lazear, Curator.  Salk Institute for Biologic Studies, La Jolla, California,  October 4, 2017

·         Second Time Around Fashion Recycled Invitational Wearable Art,  Susan Lazear, Curator, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California,  June-August 2013.

Juried Exhibitions:


·         SAQA OURStory: Human Rights Stories in Fabric, Susanne Jones, Curator, traveling exhibition


·         Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival 2018, Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, La Conner, Washington, October 2018.

·         World of Threads Festival,  Dawne Rudman, Curator, The Gallery of Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada , Corridor Galleries,  October 13- December 31, 2018


·         The Festival of Quilts Exhibition 2017, Birmingham, England,   August 2017.

·         Strings Attached (Exhibit and Runway Show),  David Michael Lee, Curator, Coastline Art Gallery.  Newport Beach, California,  September 2017.

·         Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History.  Francoise Barnes, Ramona Lindsey, Shawn Quinlan, Jurors,   New Albany, Indiana,  July-September  2017.

·         Untethered Thread, SAQA Southern California/ Southern Nevada Regional Exhibit,  Laura Bisagna, Curator,  Poway Center for the Performing Arts, CA.   June 2017.

·         Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta Quilt Festival,  Nancy Fuka, Judge,  Albuquerque, New Mexico,  May 2017.

·         The Time Machine: A National Juried Exhibition of Original Wearable Arts,  Carola Jones, Juror,   D’Arts Center, Norfolk, Virginia,  March – April 2017.

·         Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival,   Sue Nichols and Bobbie Bergquist, Judges,  Hampton Roads Convention Center, Virginia,  February 2017.

·         7Th Annual Wearable Expressions International Juried Exhibit,   Joris Debo (Belgium),  JoAnn C. Staubb(USA),  Beatrijs Sterk(Germany),  Jurors,   Palos Verde Art Center.  Palos Verde, California,  February –April 2017.


·         International Quilt Festival Houston,   Special Exhibit, curated by Marty Ornish,  Houston Convention Center,  November 2016.

·         15th Annual International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival,  Teri Bever,  Denny Fox, Louise Harris, Jurors;  Brandy Lynn Maslowski,  Andi Perejda Judges,  La Conner, Washington,  October 2016.

·         EcoCreations7, Arts Longmont Gallery,  Anne Schmid, Denise Perreault, Ani Espriella, Jurors,  Longmont, Colorado,  March-April 2016.


·         Best of the Festival Exhibit, La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum ,  Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Teri Bever, Marcia Derse, Jurors;  Becky Olson Evans, Judy Vilett Judges,   La Conner, Washington,  October-December 2015.

·         Pacific International Quilt Festival,  Pat Yamin, Helen Powell, Judges,  Santa Clara Convention Center,  Santa Clara, California,  October 2015.

·         14th Annual International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival,  Mary Ann Musgrove, Bergen Rose, Larkin Jean Van Horn, Jurors; Teri Bever,  Elizabeth Spannring, Judges,   La Conner, Washington,  October 2015.

·         Knit!Stitch!Quilt!,  Recycled Apron Special Exhibit,   Portland, Oregon,  August 2015.

·         Fantastic Fibers Exhibit, Yeiser Art Center,  Marcia Young, Lavern Zabielski, Jurors,  Paducah, Kentucky,  April-June 2015.

·         Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival,   Linda Schmidt, Judge,  Hampton Roads, Virginia,  March 2015.


·         Pacific international Quilt Festival,  Linda Schmidt, Helen  Powell,  Judges,   Santa Clara, California,  October 2014.


·         Pacific International Quilt Festival,  Karen Boutte, Helen Powell, Judges,   Santa Clara, California,  October 2013.


·         Honorable Mention, Mild Atlantic Quilt Festival, Wearable Arts. Hampton Roads, Virginia, 2017.

·         Award of Excellence,  Recycled Materials, 15th Annual International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival,  La Conner, Washington, 2016.

·         San Diego Mesa College Golden Scissors Fashion Show:  Second place, and honorable mention award for Upcycled Garment, San Diego, California, 2016.

·         Award of Excellence,  Recycled materials, and  Honorable Mention for Wearable Art, 24th Annual International Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival, La Conner, Washington,  2015.

·         Viewer’s Choice award for Wearable Art, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, 2015.

·         Best in Show , Wearable Art,  Mid Atlantic Quilt Show, Hampton Roads, Virginia,  2015.

·         Best in Show and Viewer’s Choice,  Wearable Art, Pacific International Quilt Festival,  2014.

·         Grand Prize, Mask competition fundraiser, Mengei  International Museum, San Diego, California 2015.

·         First place, Art Bra Competition, Starry Night Hollow Quilt Shop, Solana Beach, California, 2013.


·         Knot Aging: The Embellished Life of Rita Zurell,  Visions Art Museum, 2018.

·         Tattered Splendor, Special Exhibit at Houston International Quilt Show,  2017.


·         “Age no impediment to fiber artist’s creativity”, San Diego Union, by Pam Kragen,  July 15, 2018.

·,  Online gallery,  Emerging Artist Showcase, “La Cage a Crinoline”,  March 2018

·         “Skirtopolis”, Altered Couture, Summer 2018

·         Altered Couture, Autumn 2017 (Cover photo and article)

·         “50 Shades of Blue”,  Belle Armoire,  Summer  2017.

·         “Rubber Duckie You’re My Friend”,  Altered Couture,  Summer  2017.

·         “Sew Crazy”, Belle Armoire, Winter  2016-17.

·         “The Alchemy of Rust”., Altered Couture,  Summer  2016.

·         “So Crazy After All these Years”,  Excellence In Fibers  On-line Gallery  2016, Fiber Arts Now,


·         “Legendary Linen” and “Made With Love,  Altered Couture, Winter  2016.

·         “Camo Goes Couture” ,  Altered Couture, Winter  2015.

·         “Dancing Dragonfly”, Altered Couture,  Summer  2015.


·         Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California, volunteer 2009- present

·         American Sewing Guild, El Cajon Chapter, frequent speaker.

·         Studio Art Quilt Associates

·         Southern California Council of Quilt Guilds, teacher/lecturer

·         Surface Design Association, San Diego Chapter

·         Visions Art Museum, front desk and special events  volunteer,  2009-present

·         San Diego Mesa College Fashion Advisory Board, and fashion show  judge,  2015-present

·         Gaslight Gathering Convention, San Diego, California;  teacher,  2015 to present.