Lorie Hancock McCown
born:  Lynwood, Ca. 

B.A. in Art, 1986 California State University, Long Beach, Ca.
Graduate studies in Studio Art, 1988 San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca.

Awards and Residencies:
Chateau D'Orquevaux, Orquevaux, France, Resident artist fellow, April 2019

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia, Resident artist fellow, 2022

Virginia Museum of Fine Art Fellowship, 2020

Recent Exhibitions:

Surface Design Members Juried Exhibit Earth Matters, Watermark Art Center, Bemidji, Minnesota, September 3-October 30 2021 Juror Nnenna Okore

Ongoing Conversations International Invitational 2021 group exhibit Drawn Together, National Center for Contemporary Arts, Minsk, Belarus  Sept-Oct 2021

Ongoing Conversations 2021 Invitational group exhibit Blended, Usak, Arkeoloji Muzsei, Usak, Turkey, August 12-26 2021

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Member's Gallery~ Paper and Threads, May 1-28, 2021, Fredericksubrg, VA. Juror Celeste Johnston

Ongoing Conversations 2021 Invitational exhibit Relics, Roswell Visual Arts Center, Roswell Georgia, April 9-30, 2021 Currated by Soude Dadras

Ongoing Conversation 2020 invitational exhibition Blended, Kyoto Shibori Museum, Kyoto Japan, Sept 21-Oct 10, 2020

Fiber Transformed group exhibit, MacGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA, Feb 2020

Ongoing Conversation 2019 invitational exhibition Recall, Recollect, Reconstruct, Kyoto Japan, Dec 2019-Jan 2020

IQF Houston TX, 'A Better World' invitational exhibit, Houston TX, Oct 31- Nov 1, 2019

IQF Houston TX, 'Upcycled' SAQA juried show, Houston TX, Oct 31-Nov 1, 2019

Fiber Arts San Antonio, 44th anual juried fiber art exhibit, San Antonio, TX, Dec 2018-Jan 2019

Group invitational exhibit "Things that matter" Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ. Nov 2018-Jan 2019

Group exhibit "Passages" Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA. Sept 2018. Second place for "My Grandmother's dresses"

Two person exhibit, with Jill Keruttla at McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville VA. Feb 2018

Visions Art Museum, 'Interpretations: Conversations' San Diego, CA, Oct. 21, 2017-Jan 7, 2018

Contemporary Art Quilts 2017, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA, Aug 5-Oct 2017

'In Death' Invitational exhibit, Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, Cedarburg, WI, July-Dec, 2017

Sacred Threads, Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon VA. , July 7-23, 2017

Making Now, CIVA, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA., June 7-30, 2017.

Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY. April 22-June 17, 2017

Taubman Museum of Art, Triennial juried exhibit, Roanoke, VA. March 3-July 16, 2017 Honorable mention

'P's and Q's' Art Quilts at The Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, Feb. 7-May 12, 2017

Fiber Transformed, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Oct 4-30, 2016

'State of Suspension', CAB Art Gallery, UNCW, Wilmington, NC. Oct 13-Nov 11, 2016

The Athenaeum Invitational, Athenaeum Gallery, Alexandria VA. Sept. 18-Nov 6, 2016

La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, LaConner WA, Sept 27-Oct. 5 2016

Uniquely Spostsylvania, Fredericksburg VA, Sept 1- Oct. 31, 2016 Third prize for 'This is my home'.

Art Quilt Elements, 2016, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA, Mar 18 - April 30 2016

Handmade: Explorations in Fiber Art, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD, Feb 4-Feb 27, 2016

Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, Oct 31 2015-Jan 3, 2016

'Spun', Etui Art Gallery, Larchmont, NY, Oct 3-31, 2015

Solo show, Bistro Bethem, Oct. 5-Dec.7 2015, Fredericksburg Va.

Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, "Stitch" A Regional Contemporary Art Textile Exhibition, June 8- Aug 26 2015

Maryland Federation of Art, Anappolis, Maryland, "Eye of the Beholder" July
18-Aug 8, 2015

Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon VA. , "Sacred Threads" July 10-26, 2015

Artspace, Richmond VA., "Radius 250", May 22-July 19, 2015

Quilt National 2015, Athens Ohio, May-Sept 2015

BlackRock Center for the Arts, Main Gallery, Germantown, Md. "A Reverence for Cloth" January 2015

 "The Art of Poetry", Invitational Exhibit, Waterstreet Studios Writing and Arts, Fredericksburg Va. April 2015

"New Work" Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Member's Gallery, Fredericksburg Va. July 2013

"elemental grace", Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Member's Gallery, Fredericksburg Va. January 2011
"New Visions"  Studio A, Fredericksburg Va., November 2009

"A Writer's Art" Salem Branch, Rappahannock Regional Library, Fredericksburg Va. December 2009
Quilt National 2015, Athens Ohio, May 2015
"Deux" Studio Art Quilt Associates, April 2013
Quilt National 2013, Athens Ohio, May 2013
'Touch, Anoint, Heal" CIVA traveling exhibit, Dec. 2012
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, National show, Hampton, Va., Feb. 2011
"Inner Harbor Art Festival" October 2010, Baltimore, Md. 
'Neptune Art Festival" Septemer 2010, Virginia Beach, Va., Best use of media
'Arts in the Park" May 2010, Richmond, Virginia
"Fredericksburg Art Festival" May 2010, Fredericksburg Virginia

"Tribute to Fiber Art" BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD. March 2014, winner, solo show
Mid Atlantic New Painting, University Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg Va. Jan 2014
"ARTrageous: ART Quilts Year XVIII", Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ., November 2013

'New Waves' Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, January 2013
"It's Small" National juried show, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, Va. January 2013

"Viewpoints" National juried show, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, Va. March 2011

Art in Embassies program, Freetown, Sierra Leone 2010

"Uniquely Fredericksburg", First prize, mixed media catagory, Fredericksburg, Va.  August 2010

"King George Art Show", Judges choice award, Honorable mention, King George, Va. June 2010

"Personal Commentaries", 2nd place, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg Va. June 2009

"A Fine Line" Richmond Francis Art Gallery, Richmond Va.  January 2009

"Child's Eye View" 1st place, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg Va. November 2008

"Celebration", Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Honorable mention, Fredericksburg Va. July 2008 

"LibertyTown Patron Show", LibertyTown Arts Gallery, Fredericksburg Va. May 2010

"Regional Art Exhibition", Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg Va. May 2008

"Feast for the Eyes", Honorable mention,  LibertyTown Arts Gallery, Fredericksburg Va. April 2008

"Fragments", Honorable mention, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg Va. March 2008

South Florida Regional Art Show, 2nd place,  Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 1998

East and West Art Show, Iwakuni, Japan, June 1995

Laguna Beach Art Show, Student Showcase, first prize, drawing catagory, Laguna Beach Ca. 1989
The Textile Museum, Washington D.C.
Studio Art Quilt Associates
Surface Design Association
Christians in the Visual Arts
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
May 2021- Qult Surface Design Symposium, Columbus, Ohio
Jan. 2018-Fibre Arts Australia, Ballarat
Ongoing- Figure 8 Ink Art Studio, Fredericksburg, VA.
Sept. 2017- Gathering of Artisans, Asheville NC.
Oct. 2017 - Open Studio, Lexington KY.
July 2016 - Quilting by the Lake, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn NY.
Sept. 2015- Gathering of Master Artisans, Black Mountain NC.
Nov. 2014- Art Quilt Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, NV

Quilting Arts TV Series 1700 Ep. 1707, 1713 Showing on PBS stations 2016

Hand Eye Magazine
Quilting Arts Magazine
Art Quilting Studio Magazine
Urban Confustions
Surface Design Journal
Fiber Art Now Magazine
Artist Portfolio Magazine

Artful Dimensions, Fredericksburg Va.

Permanent Collections
National Quilt Museum, Paduca, KY, 
Disney Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Private collections