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Biography


Mrs. Karol Kusmaul
Inverness, Florida

Education
High School graduation 1972 Bloomington, Illinois

College coursework taken at: Illinois State University

University of Grenoble, France

University of South Florida BA Education

University of South Florida M Ed Curriculum and Instruction

Employment
Art teacher Citrus County Schools 1978 to 2010 Elementary and High School levels
Quilting Instructor Withlacoochee Technical Institute and City of Inverness 1996 to present
Longarm Machine Quilting business established July 2007

Member of Studio Art Quilt Associates

Published Work
     Fiber Art Now magazine - Summer 2013 issue

     I’m Not Crazy - Salli McQuaid editor - Tranquil Press 2012

     1000 Artist Journal Pages - Dawn DeVries Sokol - Quarry Books 2008

     Creative Quilting: The Journal Quilt Project - Quilting Arts LLC - Karey Patterson Bresenhan, Editor 2006

     British Patchwork and Quilting magazine - June 2005

Events and Exhibits
Sept 2013 Guest lecturer Florida Cabin Fever Quilt Guild

Fall 2013 ‘In Full Bloom’ IQF Houston, traveling through 2014

Sept 2013 to 2015 ‘Text Messages’ SAQA exhibit IQF Houston, Cincinnati, Chicago, Portland,OR

Aug 2013 to 2014 ‘Metaphors on Aging” SAQA exhibit UK, South Africa, Chicago, Portland,OR

Feb 2013 to Sept 2013 ‘Hens and Chicks’ Exhibit Traveling with Mancuso Quilt shows

Nov 2012 World Quilt Show Florida IV, Juried competition West Palm Beach, FL

Oct – Dec 2012 ‘SAQA in Florida’ juried exhibit Peabody Auditorium, Daytona Beach, FL

Oct 2012 Solo show Art quilts College of Central Florida Lecanto, FL

Aug 2012 to May 2013 ‘I’m Not Crazy’ SAQA Special Exhibit Traveling with Mancuso Quilt shows

Aug 2012 ‘Material Voices’ Juried show Ayer Loft Gallery Lowell, Mass

June 2012 ‘That Which I Love’ Juried show Chambers Arts Cary, NC Third place award

Oct 2010 Solo show Traditional and Art Quilts Central Florida Community College Lecanto, FL

July 2008 ‘Grab Bag Quilts’ Juried Exhibit Costa Rica

Nov 2005 ‘Journal Quilts’ IQF shows in Houston, Chicago and Long Beach, Ca

Gallery Preview

This gallery includes some of the projects I have quilted on the longarm machine. Here you can see a variety of stitching designs. From here you can click on one of the pictures to the right and it will take you to the gallery.