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Formal Education

Bachelor Of Science, Art Education, University Of Minnesota 1963

Graduate School, Department Of Botany, University Of Minnesota 1963

Passalacqua School Of Drawing, Orlando. Two weeks in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991

Solo Shows

Ree Nancarrow: New Work, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage 2019

Ree Nancarrow: New Work, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks 2018

The Nature of Place (with Charlotte Bird), La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, La Conner, WA 2016

An Alaskan Perspective, Visions Gallery, San Diego, CA 2014

Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks 2013

Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2002

Anchorage Museum of History and Arts 1999

Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska 1998

Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage 1997

Artique, Anchorage: Fiber, 1976; Fiber and Silkscreen, 1973

In Time Of Change Shows

Microbial Worlds

Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska 2020

University of Alaska Art Department, Fairbanks 2019

University of Oklahoma, Norman 2019

Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage 2018

University of Alaska West Ridge Research Building, Fairbanks 2017

Juneau Arts and Humanities, Council Gallery, Juneau 2017

Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks 2017

Tropic Cascades

Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage 2014

Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2013

The Art of Fire

Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage 2014

Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2013

Envisioning the Future

Pioneer Park Bear Gallery 2010

National Science Foundation, LTER Symposium, Washington, DC 2012

Ecological Conference of America, Portland 2012

LTER All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO 2013

Denali: Artists Respond to Music in the Wilderness

Roza Gallery, Michigan Technological University, Houghton 2021

Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska 2020

Centennial Hall, Juneau Arts and Culture Center 2019

Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2020

Alaska Pacific University, Grant Hall, Anchorage 2019

Griffith Gallery, Stephen F Austin State Univ, Nacogdoches, TX 2019

Tonglen Lake Lodge, Denali Park, Alaska 2018

Small Group Shows

Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, 4 Quilt Artists, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007

Art Cloth North IV, Alaska SAQA, Georgia Blue Gallery, Anchorage 2019

Elements: Exchanges & Explorations, Tonglen Lake Lodge, Denali Park 2016

Elements Group Show, Blue Holloman Gallery, Anchorage 2015

Elements Group Show, Tonglen Lake Lodge, Denali Park 2014

Juror

Patterns of Influence 2010: Elements of Change, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks

Commissions

Denali National Park, 7'h x 12'w quilted fiber wall hanging, 2008

U.S. Army, Ft. Wainwright Bassett Hospital, Fairbanks. 4.8’h x 10.8’w quilted fiber wall hanging 2006

Tri-Valley School, Healy, Alaska, 1% for Art Program, Wool tapestry 1978

Alaska Conservation Society; edition of 250 silk-screened prints 1975

Numerous private commissions

Selected Awards Received

American Heritage Women In The Arts Recognition Award, National Society Of The Daughters Of The American Revolution, 2021

Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award 2020

Interior Alaska Mayor’s Award for the Arts: Lifetime Achievement 2012

Quilt Visions 2012: Brainstorms, San Diego, CA. Mariam Michelle Award for Beauty 2013

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival; Quilt selected as the poster art 2012

Interior Artisans XXV, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, 2nd place 2010

64th Parallel, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, 2nd place 2009

Alaska Fiber Festival, Anchorage, Hon. Mention 2004, First Place 2006

Quilt Visions 2004, Quilt San Diego/Quilt Visions, San Diego, Brakensiek “Caught Our Eye” award 2004

APNQ 6th Biennial Juried and and Judged Quilt Show, Seattle, First place, Innovative Quilts 2004

Materials: Hard and Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX, One of four $500 juror’s awards, Juror: Michael W. Monroe 1999

Alaska One Public Broadcasting System (TV network), Fairbanks, Quilt selected as the poster art, Festival 98 1998

Quilts, A World of Beauty, IQA Judged Show, Houston, Honorable Mention, two-person category, 1998; Hon. Mention, Art quilt, Small 1997; Hon. Mention, Group quilt; and 1st place, Art quilt, Large 1996; Award of Merit 1995

Interior Artisans, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, 3rd place, 2003; 2nd place and Hon. Mention 1997; Hon. Mention 1993

Pacific International Quilt Festival IV, Santa Clara, CA. Best use of color, Innovative quilt 1995

American IQA, Houston, Award of Excellence in Large Contemporary Quilt 1994

Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Show, Juried Show, Seattle, First place in Group quilt, Third place in Group quilt 1994

Selected Invitational Exhibitions

Birds on the Edge: Dynamic Boundaries, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage 2019

Aurora Show, Alaska House Gallery, Fairbanks 2017

Dell Thomas Contemporary Quilt Collection, Texas Museum of Quilts, Houston 2014

July Fiber Invitational, Artique, Anchorage 2011

SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) @ 20: Art and Excellence; International Quilt Festival (Houston, Chicago, Long Beach 2009

Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center, Kenai, Alaska, 2002

Alex And Friends, honoring Alex Combs; Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska 2009

Sense of Place: Artists Working In Series; International Quilt Festival (Houston, Chicago, Long Beach; 2007-2008)

Fantastic Fibers; Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky 1998

Form and Freedom Art Quilt; International Quilt Market and Festival, Houston 1997

Invitational 97; QSDS & The Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio 1997

Best Of APNQ; Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, Tillamook, OR 1997

Selected Juried Exhibitions

Adaptation, juried show, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2019

Celebrating Alaska’s Birds, Well Street Gallery, Fairbanks 2019

Interior Artisans, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2016, 2010, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

64th Parallel, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2014

Quiltscapes at the Whistler, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA 2009

SAQA@20: Art and Excellence, International Quilt Assoc., 2019 – 2011

Interpretations 2009, Visions Art Quilt Gallery, San Diego, CA 2009

Small Art Quilt Open, SCIART (Studio Channel Islands), Camarillo, CA 2009>

Patterns of Influence, Pioneer Park Bear Gallery, Fairbanks 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005

Quilt Visions 2004, Quilt San Diego/Quilt Visions, San Diego, CA 2004

The Quilted Surface, Quilt Surface Design International, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH 2002

Artist as Quiltmaker X, FAVA, Oberlin, OH 2002

Out of Time, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, CA, 2000

Quilt 21: American Art Quilts for the 21st Century; The Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA 2000

Lines into Shapes, Art Center of Estes Park, CO 1998

Sense of Place, Middle Street Gallery, Washington, VA 1998

Great Pacific Northwest Quilt Show; APNQ Northwest, Seattle 1998

Materials: Hard and Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX 2000,1998

Hanging by a Thread, Northern Arizona University Art Museum and Galleries, Flagstaff 1998, 1996

Earth, Fire and Fiber, Anchorage Museum of History and Art 2013, 2003, 1999,1997

Paper/Fiber XIX, Iowa City, IA 1996,1993

Works In Public Collections

Museum of Arts and Design, New York City

Alaska State Museum, Juneau

Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage

Alaska Contemporary Art Bank, Anchorage

The Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Residencies

Denali National Park And Preserve, Alaska; Artist-In-The-Park program 2006

Published In Catalogs

SAQA@20: Art and Excellence 2009, curator Patricia Bolton

A Sense of Place: Artists Working In Series, curator Peggy Keeney, 2007

Six Continents of Quilts: Museum of Arts and Design Collection, New York City 2005>

Other Selected Publications

The Quilt Life Magazine, August 2012, pages 43-45 (including centerfold)

500 Art Quilts. Ray Hemachandra and Karey Bresenhan. Lark Books. 2010

Quilting Arts Magazine, Artist Profile, June/July 2009, page 26-31

APNQ Newsletter, Winter 2005-2006, Donna DeShazo, page 3-4

Color & Composition for the Creative Quilter, K. P. Masopust & B. Barker, 2005

Fiberarts Design Book Seven, 2004, Fiberarts Design Book Six, 1999

Oxymorons: Absurdly Logical Quilts, 2001, Edited by Dianne S. Hire, page 42

Watercolor Impressions, Pat Magaret & Donna Slusser, 4 quilts. 1994