Resume

Solo Exhibition:
2019
• Zypliai manor, Luksiai, Sakiai district, Lithuania
2016
• Reflections – Povilas Višinskis Siauliai County Public Library, Lithuania

Juried Exhibitions:
2019

• Piedmontese Quilting Day, Certosa di Avigliana (TO), Italy; jurors: Laura Di Cera, Verena Giavelli, Maria Rosaria Nola Bonaccorsi, Cecilia Zoratti, Sara Casol
2017
• Made in Europe I; juror Christine Seager
• Made in Europe II; juror Christine Seager
• Threads of Resistance, New England Quilt Museum and multiple other venues; jurors The Artist Circle: Sue Bleiweiss, Susan Brubaker Knapp, Judy Coates-Perez, Jane Dunnewold, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Jamie Fingal, Lyric Montgomery Kinard, Melanie Testa, Leslie Tucker Jenison and Kathy York
2016
• Wide Horizons V, SAQA Europe and Middle East exhibition – Saint Marie-aux-Mines, Alsace, France; juror Susan Eileen Burnes
• Concrete and Grassland / SAQA – Grants Pass Museum of Art, Oregon; juror Monique Gilbert

Group Exhibitions:
2018
• A Present- Linnagalerii, Pärnu, Estonia, History and Art museum, Jelgava, Latvia, Siauliai University Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania
• Mana Latvia- History and Art museum, Bauska, Latvia
2017
• 9th International Quilt Festival – Riga, Latvia
2016
• 22nd European Patchwork Meeting – Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Alsace, France; Latvia was a honor guest country
• 8th International Quilt Festival – Riga, Latvia
• Finish National Quilt Exhibition ”Mansetilkku” – Tampere, Haihara Art Centre, Finland
• Quilts of Latvia – Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Canada
2015
• Women’s World- International quilt exhibition, Bauskas Muzeum, Bauska, Latvia
• 7th International Quilt Festival – Riga, Latvia

Contests:
2019

• Praise be to You, my Lord. From Francis to Francis- International Textile Art Contest, Verona, Italy
2017
• 23rd European Patchwork Meeting, Trip to the End of the World, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Alsace, France; jurors Mirjam PET-JACOBS (NL), Alie DIJK (NL) and Luke HAYNES (US)
2016
• The Festival of Quilts – Birmingham, England
• World Quilt New England – Manchester, New Hampshire2015
• The Festival of Quilts – Birmingham, England
• Colori DiVini – International Textile Art Contest, Verona, Italy

Publications:
2018
• Art Quilt Quarterly, Issue No. 13, p. 47, print
• Art Quilt Quarterly, Issue No. 11, p. 24 – 27, print
• Art Quilt Quarterly, Issue No. 10, p. 46, print
2016
• The Encyclopedia of Quilting and Patchwork techniques published by Search Press Ltd., 2016, p.166, print
• Machine Quilting Unlimited September/October 2016 p. 24, print
• Art Quilting Studio, winter 2017 p. 16, print

Press:
2018

• Skiautinių menas nuvedė į Ganą (Quilting Art lead to Ghana) by Živilė Kavaliauskaitė, Šiaulių kraštas, December 29th, Šiauliai, Lithuania, p. 9

• ŠU dailės galerija: Lietuva, Latvija ir Estija susijungė bendroje parodoje (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia United in Exhibition at University Gallery) by  Teresė Hokienė, Šiaulių Naujienos, August 25th, Šiauliai, Lithuania, p. 5

• Trijų šalių kūrėjai šimtmečiui skyrė ”Dovaną”(A Present for the Century of Independenace Made by Creators from Three Countries) by Živilė Kavaliauskaitė, Šiaulių kraštas, August 22nd, Šiauliai, Lithuania, p. 1, 6
2017
• M.Collard sukurtais skiautiniais žavimasi užsienyje (Quilts Made by M. Collard Have Been Admired Abroad) by Ramunė Dambrauskaitė, Šiaulių Naujienos, February 18th, Šiauliai, Lithuania, p. 7, 12
2016
• Skiautinių meistrė tapo audiniais (Master Quilter Paints with Fabrics) by Živilė Kavaliauskaitė, Šiaulių kraštas, November 5th, Šiauliai, Lithuania, p. 7 (Translation available by request)

Professional Affiliations:
• Studio Art Quilt Associates
• Latvian Quilt Association
• Fifteen by Fifteen