Pauline Burbidge
Born 1950, Dorset, UK
 
Education
1967-69 Pre-Diploma, Art & Design, Yeovil Technical College
1969-70 Diploma, London College of Fashion
1970-73 Dip AD Fashion / Textiles, St Martin's School of Art, London
 
Awards
1996 The Scottish Arts Council
1982 John Ruskin Award
1978 New Craftsman's Grant, Crafts Council, London
 
Solo Exhibitions
2016/17 ‘Quiltscapes by Pauline Burbidge’ at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
2015/16 Quiltscapes & Quiltline: The Bowes Museum, Co Durham and the Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, Wales.
2012 PB RETRO: Interpretations in Cloth: The Festival of Quilts and the Quilt Museum and Gallery, York.
2005-11 'Festival of Quilts', NEC, Birmingham; showing my new 'Quiltline' Collections
2009 At the Main-Quiltfestival, Aschaffenburg – Germany
2008 At the Loch Lomond Quilt Show, Scotland
2006 Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, Scottish Borders
2004-05 'QUILTWORKS', The Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead; tour: The Knitting and Stitching Show, London, Dublin and Harrogate; Canterbury Royal Museum and Art Gallery, Canterbury; The Collins Gallery, Glasgow; Bankfield Museum, Halifax.
2000 'European Patchwork Meeting' Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alsace, France
1991 'Pauline Burbidge', The Works Gallery, Philidelphia, USA
1989 'Pauline Burbidge', The Ruskin Craft Gallery, Sheffield
1983 'New Patchwork Quilt', Midland Group, Nottingham
1979 'Quilts by Pauline Burbidge', Foyles Art Gallery, London
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 'OPEN STUDIO Exhibition', Allanton, Scottish Borders, UK, (annual exhibition since 1994 with sculptor Charles Poulsen)
2010 'Quilts 1700-2010', curated by Sue Prichard, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2009 '2009 Water Quilts: John M. Walsh III Collection', Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, U.S.A
2009 'Perspectives: Art, Craft, Design and The Studio Quilt', IQSC, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, U.S.A. Curated by Michael James and Sandra Sider
2009 'Quilty Secrets', Winchester Discovery Centre, Winchester, UK
2009 'Reservoir: John M. Walsh III Collects', San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, U.S.A
2008 'Quilts in Time: Journey from Bed to Wall' curated by Helen Joseph. Quilt Museum, York, UK
2008 'Stroudwater International Textile Festival', Stroud, Gloucester, UK
2008 'On The Map', curated by Lorna Dryden at the Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, UK
2007 'Materials of Choice – Fabric and Lead'. Joint show – Charles Poulsen and Pauline Burbidge. The Michael Heseltine Gallery, Chenderit School, Oxon, UK
2007 'Sculpture by Charles Poulsen and Textiles by Pauline Burbidge' Queens Hall Gallery, Hexham, Northumberland, UK
2005 '21 British Artists', curated by Diana Springall at the 'Knitting and Stitching Show' London, Dublin and Harrogate
2003 '30/30 Vision', Crafts council, London
2002 'Contemporary Art Quilts', The John M. Walsh Collection, University of Kentucky Art Museum, USA
2002 'Visual Arts Scotland', Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh (invited Artist)
2001 'Ground Cover: Contemporary Quilts', OWCC Arts Center Galleries, Niceville, Florida, USA (catalogue)
2000-01 'British Contemporary Quilt Exhibition', Matsuzakaya Department Stores, Nagoya/Tokyo/Osaka, Japan
 
General
1975 Began quilt making
1979 Founder member of 'The Quilters Guild', UK
1980-2003 Taught Workshops/lectures throughout the UK and also U.S.A, Canada, Japan, Australia and Germany.
1985 Founder member of 'Quilt Art', UK
1986/87 Setting up Grants committee, Crafts Council, London
1989 The Crafts Council committee, Crafts Council, London
1993 Married Charles Poulsen, Nottingham, UK
1993 Moved to Allanbank Mill Steading in the Scottish Borders
1993 Co-selector for 'Contemporary American Quilts', Crafts Council exhibition, London
1994 First OPEN STUDIO exhibition at Allanbank Mill Steading, and every year since.
2004/05 Developed new 'Quiltline' range
2005 First showed at the 'Festival of Quilts' with 'Quiltline' collection, and every year since.
2010 Developing new STUDIO QUILTS towards my forthcoming retrospective exhibition to be held in 2012, at the 'Festival of Quilts' and touring.
2012-2016 Developing studio work / exhibiting / classes and lectures connected with exhibitions.