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The Halifax Herald
The Globe and Mail
The Toronto Star
The Evening Telegram
East Coast Living
France Quilters MagazineC
entury Home Magazine
The Halifax Daily News
The Austrailian Textile Forum
Canadian House And HomeWeaving New Rhythms, 2001
Piecework MagazineRug Hooking Magazine
New Brunswick Reader
A Passion for The Creative Life, by Mary Sheppard Burton
Studio Rally by Robin Metcalfe
Timber LivingChatelaine Magazine
Textiles Now by Drusilla Cole
CBC National Radio This Morning and Morningside
CBC Radio Atlantic
Harrowsmith Country Life Television
East Link Provincial Television
CBC Television's Land and Sea
CTV News and Canada AM
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
The Canadian Museum of Civilization
The Nova Scotia Art Bank
The Art Gallery of Nfld. and Labrador
Collection of 22 Rugs, The Very Mention of Home acquired by the Art Gallery of Nova ScotiaKeynote Speaker at ATHA Biennial in Cleveland, Ohio.
Published Book with Rug Hooking Magazine, Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick
Group Show , Canadian Textile Museum, Toronto, 2016
Chosen as Canadian Rug Hooker of the Year 2016
Published Fourth Book with Nimbus Simply Modern
Received 2015 Gold Medal at Independent Publisher Book Awards for Simply Modern
Cover Article Rug Hooking Magazine June/July 2011
Article in Quilt Country about my work, a magazine from France
Nova Scotia Export Achievement Award 2011
Website reached 1 million page views
Work appeared in Uppercase Magazine
Illustrated a Children's book with Sheree Fitch in Fall of 2013
Nominated for Lillian Sheppard Illustration Award, Spring 2014
Hosted Kaffe Fasset and Brandon Mabley in Amherst for lecture and Workshop Series, Summer 2014
2005 to 2011
Solo Exhibit, The Woman In the Mat, at The Mary Black Gallery, Nova Scotia Centre For Craft and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Keynote Address, for 450 members of the American Association of Traditional Rug Hookers
Second book published, The Secrets of Planning and Design published by Stackpole Books, Pennsylvania
Chosen for CBC Artspots
Opening Address of The Newfoundland and Labrador Rug Hooking Guild Show at The Rooms Provincial Museum and Art Gallery.
Third Book Published, East Coast Rug Hooking Designs by Nimbus
Third Book Nominated for Best Published Book in Atlantic Canada, and an Ippy Award, 2007
Guest Speaker, at the Mary Black Gallery, during the 2007 Atlantic Book Awards
Group Exhibit, Hooked Rugs ,curated by Denis Longchamps at Musee des maitres et artisans du Quebec, Montrea
Solo Exhibit, The Art of Visiting at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. Johns, Nfld(2009),touring currently
Produced Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick DVD
Produced Audio Book, Deanne Fitzpatrick:Art, Life and Creativity
Fourth book published by Nimbus,2010 Inspired Rug Hooking
Work featured as a CBC Television Program, Story with a Hook, on Land And Sea. This airs nationally April 18, 2004. Feildworks, June 2004, a exhibit with Barbara Hill Taylor at The Lunenburg Art Gallery.
Work featured in A Passion for the Creative Life,Textiles to Lift the Spirit by Mary Sheppard Burton.
Selected for Playing Card Rugs, a show curated by Linda Rae Coughlin.
Solo exhibit, The Common Soul, at Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville Nova Scotia.
Film on work created by Eastlink Cable Television for Nova Scotia Provincial Television.
Solo exhibit at Justina M. Barnickie Gallery at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
Appeared on CBC National Radio show, This Morning, with Shelagh Rogers.
Appointed as member of the Editorial board of Rug Hooking Magazine.
Hook Me a Story, a History and Method of Rug Hooking in Atlantic Canada is published. It is now in it's fourth printing.
Work is exhibited at The Canadian Museum of Civilization show Hooked on Rugs, and selected as artist to speak at opening reception.
Work appears in Piecework, and Rug Hooking Magazine, two American fibre arts publications.
Work accepted for Visual Arts Nova Scotia Show, Far and Wide, which toured provincially. Appeared on CBC National Radio show, Morningside.
Solo Exhibit at The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, One for Sorrow, Two for Joy, which toured seven galleries throughout Atlantic Canada. Work purchased by The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador. Work purchased by The Nova Scotia Art Bank.
Work is exhibited at The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia as part of the Permanent Collection.
Awarded B grant for professional artists from the Canada Council. participated in Art en Direct, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, New Brunswick.
Work is purchased by The Nova Scotia Art Bank for their permanent collection.
"Village" a large rug was purchased by The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia for their permanent collection.
Six rugs included at the Spring Folk Art Show at The Susan Whitney Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Work is chosen for The Marion McCain Atlantic Canadian Art Exhibit, which opened at The Beaverbrook Gallery and toured internationally.
First Solo exhibit, From Freshwater, held at the Cumberland County Museum Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Red Island , a large rug was purchased by The Canadian Museum of Civilization for their permanent collection.
Work is represented at The Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival, a juried show of authentic Nova Scotia Folk Artists.
Work is represented by private galleries
Began hooking rugs
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