Resume

Jan Soules, Elk Grove, CA, 90faf1fee3ffe5fcf5e3a4d0f7fdf1f9fcbef3fffd

Invitational Exhibitions:

“Painting with Fabric and Thread”, The Artery, Davis, California, March 1-25, 2024.

“Pushing the Surface”, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton,Ohio , May 20- September, 2023.

“Mixed Messages”, Art Quilts by The Pixeladies and Jan Soules, curated by Lynn Elder, Ella K. McClatchy Library, Sacramento, California, February 18- April 26, 2016.

Juried Group Exhibitions:

“Quilt Visions 2024” juried by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Karl Reichert and Sandra Sider. Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California, October, 2024.

“Abstraction: Textural Elements”, SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Sue Hotchkis, Claire Passmore, and Dr. Kristine Sherer, Max Berk Textile Collection, Palatinate Museum, Heidelberg, Germany, September 2024.

“Mid Century Mod Modern Quilt Competition”, Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton, Virginia, February, 2024.

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, Ontario, California, January, 2024.

“Mid Century Mod Modern Quilt Competition”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2023.

“Interpretations 2023”, juried by Susan T. Avila, Dolores Miller and Jason Pollen. Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California, October 2023.

“Color in Context :Red”, SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Judy Kirpich, International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, November 2023.

Quilt National ’23: The Best of Contemporary Quilts, juried by Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, Irene Roderick and Chiaki Dosho, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio, May 2023.

“Mid Century Mod Modern Quilt Competition, Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton, Virginia, February, 2023.

Quilt Visions 2022, juried by Sheila Frampton Cooper, Petra Fallaux and Lisa Walton. Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California, October, 2022. “Haven”, SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Eszter Bornemisza, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas, November 2022.

“Gastronomy”, SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Desedamas-Cecila and Merce, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas, November 2022.

“Scared Threads 2022”, “Scared Threads 2022” ,Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon, Virginia, July 2022.

“Prism Play: A Full Spectrum of Art Quilts”, juried by Joen Wolfrom. Peninsula Museum of Art, San Bruno, California, May 2022.

Art Quilt Elements 2022, juried by Jane Milosch, Paula Nadelstern and Jason Pollen. Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania. March, 2022

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, Ontario, California, January, 2022.

“Mid Century Mod Modern Quilt Competition”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2021.

“Connections”, SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Ellen M. Blalock. International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas. November, 2021.

“Light the World”, SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Jan Myers-Newbury. European Patchwork Meeting, Sainte-Marie-Aux-Mines, France . September, 2021.

“Art Quilts 2”, SAQA Regional exhibit, juried by Tobi Smith, Helen Harding and Alice Beasley. California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, California. June, 2021.

“Quarantine Quilts: Creativity in the Midst of Chaos”, juried by Dr. Sandra Sider. The National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky. June, 2021.

“Aloft” SAQA Global exhibit, juried by Mary Edna Fraser. AQS QuiltWeek, Daytona, Florida. February, 2020.

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, Ontario, California, January, 2020.

“Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State’s People, Life and Land”, SAQA Regional exhibit, curated by Holly Brackmann and Jennifer Landau. Grace Hudson Museum, Ukiah, California. August 2019.

“World of Beauty, Naturescape”, International Quilt Association, Houston, Texas, October, 2019.

“World of Beauty, Pictorial”, International Quilt Association, Houston, Texas, October, 2019.

“Innovative Wall”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2019.

2019 AQS QuiltWeek Contest, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March, 2019.

2019 AQS QuiltWeek Contest, Daytona, Florida, February, 2019.

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, Ontario, California, January, 2019.

“World of Beauty, Pictorial”, International Quilt Association, Houston, Texas, November, 2018.

“Mid Century Mod Modern Quilt Competition”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2018.

2018 AQS QuiltWeek Contest, Virginia Beach, Virginia, October, 2018.

Northwest Quilting Expo’s Juried Quilt Show, Portland, Oregon, September, 2018.

“Stars Above the Sierras”, Carson Valley Quilt Guild Show, Carson City, Nevada, June, 2018.

2018 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Spring Paducah, Paducah, Kentucky, April 2018.

2018 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March, 2018.

“Imagine “, Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton, Virginia, February, 2018.

2018 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Daytona Beach, Florida, February, 2018.

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, Ontario, California, January, 2018.

“Art Quilts”, SAQA Regional exhibit, juried by Tobi Smith, D.J. Hall and Bradford J. Salamon. California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, California. December, 2017.

“World of Beauty, Art Abstract ”, International Quilt Association, Houston, Texas, November, 2017.

“Everyday Quilt Competition”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2017.

2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Des Moines, Iowa, October, 2017.

Northwest Quilting Expo’s Juried Quilt Show, Portland, Oregon, September, 2017.

2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Fall Paducah, Paducah, Kentucky, September, 2017.

2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August, 2017.

2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, April, 2017.

2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Spring Paducah, Paducah, Kentucky, April, 2017.

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, Ontario, California, January, 2017.

“World of Beauty, Pictorial”, International Quilt Association, Houston, Texas, November, 2016.

“Then and Now” Quilt Competition”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2016.

Northwest Quilting Expo’s Juried Quilt Show, Portland, Oregon, September, 2016.

Non-Juried Group Exhibitions:

“Forever Changed.” SAQA regional showcase, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, California, April, 2022.

“Artists in Residence: Sheltering in the Time of the Pandemic.” SAQA regional showcase, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, California, November, 2020.

Awards:

First Place, Modern, Indiana Heritage Quilt Show, Bloomington, Indiana, February 29-March 2, 2024.

Second Place, Abstract, Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, January, 2024.

Third Place, Mid-Century Mod, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2023.

Best Use of Negative Space, Mid-Century Mod, Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton , Virginia, February, 2023.

Second Place, Mid-Century Mod, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October 2022.

Second Place, Wall quilts, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2022.

SAQA Award, Quilt Visions 2022, San Diego, California, October, 2022.

First Place, Wall Quilt, Machine Quilted, Pieced, The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show, Madison, Wisconsin, September, 2022.

Best Use of Color, Mid-Century Mod, Quiltfest New England, August, 2022.

First Place, Non Representational Art, Carson Valley Quilt Show, Gardnerville, Nevada, June, 2022.

Best Use of Color, Mid-Century Mod, Quiltfest, Greenville, South Carolina, April, 2022.

Third Place, Abstract, Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, January, 2022.

Third Place, Mid-Century Mod, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California, October, 2021.

Best Use of Color, “Visuals #2 Quilt Competition”, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Online, October 2020.

Judges Choice, Stevii Graves. “Visuals #1 Quilt Competition”, Mancuso Show Management, Online Quilt Festival, August , 2020.

Winner of Best Use of Aurifil thread, 2019-2020 First Stitch Hoffman Challenge, Mission Viejo, California, September, 2020.

Best Interpretation of Theme, Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, “Stitch Your Heart Out”, Hampton, Virginia. February 27 –March 1, 2020.

Best of Category Abstract Art, Best Use of Color, Best of Category Art Pictorial, Judge’s Choice (Diane Perin), River City Quilters Guild, Sacramento, California, September, 2019.

Third Place, Pictorial, Wisconsin Quilt Expo, Madison, Wisconsin, September, 2019.

First Place-Art Abstract, First Place- Pieced and Applique, First Place - Modern, Second Place-Art Pictorial, Second Place-Group Quilt, Judge’s Choice (Dixie McBride) River City Quilters Guild, Sacramento, California, November, 2018.

Judge’s Choice Award of Jonathan Gregory, International Quilt Association, World of Beauty, Houston, Texas, November, 2018.

First Place, Mixed Techinques, 2018 Hoffman Challenge, Mission Viejo, California, October, 2018.

Third Place, Mixed Media, Carson Valley Quilt Guild Show, Carson City, Nevada, June, 2018.

Judge’s Choice Award (Dixie McBride), First Place- Art Pictorial, River City Quilters Guild, Sacramento, California, November, 2017.

Honorable Mention, Applique, 2017 Hoffman Challenge, Mission Viejo, California, October, 2017.

Second Place, Group Quilts, 2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Spring Paducah, Paducah, Kentucky, April, 2017.

First Place, Wall Quilts, 2017 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March, 2017

First Place Pictorial, Northwest Quilting Expo’s Juried Quilt Show, Portland, Oregon, September, 2016

Best First Time Entry, Best of the Valley Quilt Show, Lindsey, California, February, 2016.

Best Group Quilt, Road to California, Ontario, California, 2016 and 2017

Media/Publications:

Art Quilting Studio, Stamington & Company, Spring 2024.

Patchwork Professional, Interview, Issue 01/2024, Germany.

Art Quilt Quarterly, “Artists to Watch”, SAQA Inc. , Issue No. 32, Winter 2023.

“Highlights from The Frank Klein Collection” by Sandra Sider with Frank Klein, YellowDog, Denver, Colorado, 2022.

“Creating Fabric Portraits” by Valerie Wilson, RoseDale Publishing, 2021.

“Quarantine Quilts: Creativity in the Midst of Chaos” by Sandra Sider, Schiffer Publishers. September 2021.

“Fresh Fish” by SAQA Inc., 2021.

“The Cherrywood Challenge 2019: Bob Ross”, Finalist, Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabrics, 2019.

“Quilt Show’s top winners are a gallery of Artwork”, Houston Chronicle, “ Star”, Houston, Texas, Saturday, November 10, 2018.

“The Cherrywood Challenge 2017: Van Gogh”, Finalist, Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabrics, 2017.

“Nine Patch, New Quilts from an Old Favorite”, Finalist, AQS Publishing, 2015.

“500 Traditional Quilts”, juror Kary Patterson Bresehan, Lark Publishing, New York, New York. two quilts, 2014.

“Baskets, New Quilts from an Old Favorite” Finalist , AQS Publishing, 2012. “The Quilter’s Color Club” by Christine E. Barnes, C & T Plublishing, Inc., 2011, “Funhouse, P. 27, “Mixed Messages”, P.86.

“Picture This!” by Marcia Stein, C & T Publishing, Inc., 2010, “Flower Box”, P. 75.

Quilt Art Engagement Calendars by Klaudeen Hansen, AQS Publishing, 2011, 2013 and 2016.

Quilting Arts Magazine, “2011 Calender Contest, “Flavor of the Month”, October/November 2010, Issue 47.

$100,000 Quilting Challenge (Magazine), Reality Publishing, Mt. Morris, Illinois. Issue #3, 2007, Paper Piecing Category winner.

Collections:

Frank Klein Collection, Yorktown, Texas.

Thomas Contemporary Quilt Collection, Placentia, California.

Marbaum Collection, Athens, Ohio.

Other Professional Activity:

Quilt Judge, Foothill Quilter’s Guild, Auburn, California, April, 2018 and 2019.

Quilt Judge, San Francisco Quilt Show, San Francisco, California, March 2017 and 2019.

Quilt Judge, Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa, California, July, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Quilt Judge, Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild, Kelseyville, California, October, 2017.

Quilt Judge, Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild, Folsom, California, February, 2017.

Artist in Residence, Empty Spools Seminars, Pacific Grove, California. February, 2017.

Speaker and Workshop, Monterey Peninsula Quilters Guild, Monterey, California, November, 2016

Speaker, Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County, Concord, California, November, 2016.

Speaker, San Francisco Quilters Guild, San Francisco, California, October 18, 2016.

Speaker and Workshop, Santa Rosa Quilt Guild, Santa Rosa, California, October, 2016.

Completed Judge’s Training Course at West Coast Judging Academy, San Jose, California, 2012.

Professional Affiliations:

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Juried Artist Member

River City Quilters Guild

Modern Quilt Guild

June, 2024