Resume

Solo Exhibition:
2016
Reflections – Povilas Višinskis Siauliai County Public Library, Lithuania

Juried Exhibitions:
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:
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:
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:
2016
• Machine Quilting Unlimited September/October 2016 p. 24, print
• Art Quilting Studio, winter 2017 p. 16, print

Press:
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