Juanita Yeager, Studio Quilt Artist
Recent Awards

            AQS-Iowa 2010, Best Machine Quilting
               World Quiltfest-Florida, 2010 Best Machine Quilting
               World Quilt-Florida, 

     Multiple awards and ribbons for composition, color and design in both local, national and international competitions since 1986, including a national grand prize awarded for the "Best Pieced Quilt in America" sponsored by Better Homes and Garden Books.

Collections and Commissions

     My work can be found in both public and private collections throughout the United States and abroad.
Public art collections include; IU Southeast Campus, University of Michigan Quilt Collection, Home of the Innocents, St.Jude House and Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY, Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany, IN,
 MAQS, Paducah, KY, and Church of the Epiphany, Anchorage, KY

Past Exhibitions and Competitions

            Finalist: AQS Lancaster, PA  2011
               Finalist: IQA Cincinnati, OH 2011
               Finalist: AQS Paducah, KY 2011
               12 Works, Bethune Cookman University Gallery, Daytona Beach, FL 
               Celebrate Spring, a one year traveling exhibit, four venues 2012
               Volusia Wrapped in Fiber, 10 Works, Central Florida 2011
               University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2010
               Rice University, H.E.R.E. project 2010
               Bluestem Art and Craft Gallery, Columbia, MO, featured artist
               Appalachian Center for Crafts Gallery, Solo Show 30 works
               Art in American Embassy Program
               Husqavarna Viking Gallery of Arts Quilts, an international traveling exhibit
               Carnegie Center for the  Arts and History, New Albany, IN Solo and group shows
               Louisville Visual Arts Association Pegasus Gallery, Water Tower Gallery & Artopia Gallery,
               Ohio Valley Art League, Rotunda Gallery, Henderson, KY Solo and group shows
               Kentucky State University Art Gallery, Frankfort, KY Featured artist and guest curator
               Kentucky Folk Art Museum, Bowling Green, KY group exhibit
               Indiana University Southeast Campus Art Gallery, group exhibit
               Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch Gallery, Group show
               Lexington Public Library Art gallery, River City Fiber Artist group exhibit

Past and Present Organization/Associations Membership

               River City Fiber Artist
               Missouri Fiber Artist Associaltion
               Surface Design Association
               Studio Art Quilt Association
               Cabin Fever Quilt Guild
               Lake County Quilt Guild
               American Quilt Society (AQS)
               American & International Quilt Society (AIQS)

Selected Publications and other Media

​               Art Quilt Portfolio, The Natural World, author Martha Sielman, 2012
               500 Art Quilts, publisher, Lark Books, 2010
               The Columbian, a monthly magazine, 2008
               Tribune Sunday edition, newspaper article, 2006
               Quilts from the MAQS Permanent Collection and Their Makers, Vol 2, First and Revised edition 2009
               Villionaire, art and culture an interview for the  Louisville, KY television viewing area 2007
               Color, Couleur, Colore, Kulor, an exhibition of art quilt catalog 2004
               AIQA magazine 2004
               National Quilt Association Magazine, 2003
               Welcome Home Kentuckiana, a Courier-Journal publication 2002
               International Aids Day Conference website and calendar 2000
               Quilter's Newsletter Magazine 1999
               Kentucky Living Magazine 1998
               Communion of the Spirit, Arthur Roland Freeman, 1996
               Visual Dance, Joen Wolfrom, 1995
               Strips that Sizzle, Margret Miller, 1993(?)
               The Year of the Craft a documentary, produced by Kentucky Public Education TV 1994
               Quilting International Magazine 1993

Other Project

               Curator/Consultant for Bethune Cookman University Cultural Center Gallery 2011-12
               Guest Curator, Audubon in Cloth, Rotunda Gallery 2010 and Spoken with Hands, 2008
               Advisor/and jurist, Form Not Function, art quilts at the Carnegie, 2001 to 2008 & 2015
               Consultant/Curator, New York Quilt Festival, 1994
               Quilt Project Co-ordinator, Sister Cities International Conference, Louisville, KY 1993
               Consultant, Capital Quilt Festival, Frankfort, KY 1993
               Quiltfest USA, organizer-producer