maria-theresa fernandes
Selected Exhibitions:

1973       Faculty of Education, Metropolitan University of Manchester, UK
1977       Threads as Form of Art, Holmfirth Art Gallery, Yorkshire, UK
1979       Twelve Manchester Artists, Kirkcaldy Art Gallery, Fife, Scotland
1980       Fibre Art, Roundhouse Gallery, London
1981       Six Ethnic Artists, Accrington, Lancs, England
1981       Manchester Academy of Art, Manchester
1971-1984   62 Group Textile Artists: Cartwright Hall, Yorkshire, England, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester,
               Leicester Museum of Art, Leicester, England
               University of Ulster, Belfast, N.Ireland
               Contemporary British Textiles, Tokyo Japan 
1981        Artists USA, World Trade Centre, NYC, USA  
1982        Needle Expressions, Tennessee State Museum,TN, USA
1982        Fibre Structure National ll, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1983        Installation Plus, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, USA     
1984        Alexandra Sculpture Festival, Alexandria, VA, USA
1984        Paper/Fibre National, Iowa, USA
1985        Fibre Exhibition, Montpelier Art Centre, Laurel, Md, USA
1987        Sculpture for the Wall, Touchstone Gallery, Washington D.C. USA
1987        Past Presence, Corvallis Art Centre, Oregon, USA
1988        Woman’s Image, City Hall, Baltimore, Md, USA
1988        Artist/Living Space, Eubie Blake Centre, Baltimore, Md, USA
1990        Continuum-Cultural Diversities, Focus Gallery, Detroit, M, USA 
1990        Three views on Collage, Buckham Arts Centre, Flint, Mi, USA
1990        Faculty Exhibition, National Council of American Embroiderers,    
               Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA    
1992-94   Celebrating the Stitch: Travelling Exhibition: Cultural Arts Centre, Chicago, Newton Arts Centre, MA,USA
               Trammell Crow Centre, Dallas, TX, USA Bellevue Art Museum, WA, USA, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, Canada
               Minnesota  Museum of Art ,St. Paul, MN,USA Alexandra Palace, London, The Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan
1993        Cultural Journeys, Richmond Arts Council, Richmond, VA, USA
1994        Forms of Change, Howard County Arts Centre, Md, USA
1995        Critics Choice, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Md, USA
1996        lst Biennial Show, Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE, USA
1996        Centre for Cultures, Technologies and the Environment, Mysore, India
1998        Art Sites 1998, The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC, USA
1998        12th International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles, Szombathely Art Gallery, Hungary
1999        1st International Flag Biennale, Military History Museum,Hungary
2001        Art of the Stitch,The Mall Galleries, London
2002        The USA Art in Embassies Programme, Ankara, Turkey
2003        Fighting Back, Amnesty International, Tokyo, Japan
2004        Guest Artist, Prism, The Mall Galleries, London
2005-07   Pfaff International Embroidery Competition, Alexandra Palace, London
2008        International Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, England
2009        5th International Biennial, World Textiles, Buenos Aires,Argentina
2010        The Enchanted Palace, Cabinet of Curiosities, Kensington Palace, London
2010        The Narcissism of Minor Differences, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Md, USA
2011        Vlll International Biennale of Contemporary Art,Florence,Italy
2012        The European Prize for Applied Arts, Mons, Italy
2013        Fiberart International, Society of Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA, USA San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, CA, USA
               Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, S.Carolina, USA
2013        8th Cheongjui International Craft Biennale Competition
2015        Art Survey 2015, Lincoln Art Centre, Fort Collins, CO
2018        Excellence in Fibers, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA