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SOLO SHOWS

2016

Fiber Art by Rachel Derstine, Dec 3 – Jan 26, In the Gallery, Community Music School, Trappe, Pennsylvania

Fiber Art by Rachel Derstine, Feb 13 – April 1, The Gallery at Rockhill, Community at Rockhill, Sellersville, Pennsylvania

2012

Etudes in Color, Artful Quilt Designs by Rachel Derstine, Jan 14 – Feb 15,  In the Gallery, Community Music School, Trappe, Pennsylvania

JURIED SHOWS

2018

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, Juried Artist, May 11 – 13, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Art Fair on the Square, Juried Artist, July 14 – 15, 227 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin

2017

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fairs, Juried Artist, May 12 – 14, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oct 6 – 8, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, Juried Artist, May 20 – 21, Reston Town Center, Reston, Virginia

Old Town Art Fair, Juried Artist, June 10 – 11, 1890 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois

46th Annual Boston Mills Artsfest, Juried Artist, June 30 – July 2, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, Ohio

Art Fair on the Square, Juried Artist, July 8 – 9, 227 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin

Park City Kimball Arts Festival, Juried Artist, Aug 4 – 6, 1401 Kearns Blvd, Park City, Utah

49th Annual Sun Valley Center Arts and Crafts Festival, Juried Artist, Aug 11 – 13, Atkinson Park, Ketchum, Idaho

2016

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fairs, Juried Artist, May 13-15, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oct 7-9, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

35th Annual Boston Mills Artsfest, Juried Artist, July 1-3, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, Ohio

Art Fair on the Square, Juried Artist, July 9-10, Madison, Wisconsin

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Juried Artist, July 14-17, State College, Pennsylvania

Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair, Juried Artist, July 29-31, Bellevue, Washington

Park City Kimball Arts Festival, Juried Artist, Aug 12-14, Park City, Utah

14th Annual Alexandria King Street Arts Festival, Juried Artist, Sept 17-18, Alexandria, Virginia

Connected by Stitch: SAQA Regional Exhibition, Juried Artist, Oct 22-Dec 9, The Gallery at Penn College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

 

2015

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fairs, Juried Artist, May 8-10, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oct 9-11, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Art Fair on the Square, Juried Artist, July 11-12, Madison, Wisconsin

47th Annual Sun Valley Center Arts and Crafts Festival , Juried Artist, Aug 7-9, Ketchum, Idaho

2014

30th Annual Germantown Friends Juried Craft Show, Juried Artist, Feb 28 – Mar 2, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show, Juried Artist, Apr 4-6, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Power of the Flower: Fleurs and Flora – Annual Spring Juried Exhibition, Juried Artist, May 8-June 7, Markeim Arts Center, Haddonfield, New Jersey

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fairs, Juried Artist, May 9-11, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and July 26-27, Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware and Oct 10-12, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Fall Crafts Lyndhurst, Artrider Productions, Juried Artist, Sept 12-14, Tarrytown, New York

Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair, Juried artist, Sept 27-28, Augusta, New Jersey

Holiday Crafts Morristown, Artrider Productions, Juried artist, Dec 12-14, Morristown, New Jersey

 

2013

29th Annual Germantown Friends Juried Craft Show, Juried Artist, Mar 1-3, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fairs, Juried Artist, May 10-12, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oct. 11-13, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Paradise City Fine Art Festival, Juried Artist, May 25-27, Northampton, Massachusetts

Salem Art Fair, Juried Artist, July 19-21, Bush’s Pasture Park, Salem Oregon

Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair, Juried Artist, July 26-28, Bellevue, Washington

Holiday Crafts Morristown, Artrider Productions, Juried artist, Dec 13-15, Morristown, New Jersey

 

2012

Paradise City Fine Art Festivals, Juried Artist, Nov 16-18, Marlborough, Massachusetts

Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, Juried Artist, May 11-13, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oct 21-22, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

 

GROUP SHOWS

2013

Value: Woman, Artist, Mother, Group Invitational Show curated by Angela Colasanti and Tara Dolan, May 10 – June 12, Studio B, Boyertown, Pennsylvania

AWARDS

2018

Best Innovative Style Quilt for “Layered Windows”, Tri-State Quilt Competition

Judges Choice for “Maples on Water”, Tri-State Quilt Competition

2017

Best Innovative Style Quilt for “Autumn Windows”, The Quilt and Sewing Fest of New Jersey

Judges Choice for “Dialogue”, The Quilt and Sewing Fest of New Jersey

Best in Category “Gingko Kimono”, Boston Mills Arts Fest.

Third Place Innovative for “Autumn Windows”, Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza

2015

Second Place Ribbon for “Dawn”, Landscape Category, American Quilter’s Society Quilt Week – Albuquerque

2014

Third Place Ribbon for “Dawn”, Innovative Category, Quilt Fest of New Jersey

Third Place Ribbon for “Dawn”, First Time Entry in a Paducah Contest, American Quilter’s Society Quilt Week – Paducah

Benchmark Award for Craft Excellence, Resolved Design, Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

 

2013

Third Place Ribbon for “Rousseau”, Innovative Category, Quilt Fest of New Jersey

Third Place Ribbon for “Rousseau”, Innovative Category, Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza.

2012

Best Use of Color Ribbon for “Sunburst”, Innovative Category, Quilt Fest of New Jersey

2011

Judges Choice Ribbon (Bobbie Bergquist) for “Sunburst”, Innovative Category, Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza .

 

AFFILIATIONS

American Quilter Society

Artist Member, Studio Art Quilt Associates

Juried Member, Master Artisan, Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

 

PUBLICATIONS

Adventures in Non-Traditional Fiber & Technique, by Rachel Derstine. Art Quilting Studio Winter 2018

Mariner’s Compass Quilts, by Diane Rustin Doran. Machine Quilting Unlimited. 01. 2013: 33. Print

Quilt Fest of New Jersey IX Advertisement. Quilting Arts Magazine. 01.2013: 57. Print

Paradise City Arts Fall Guide, 2012: 22. Print

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Fine Art Fairs. Postcards. Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014. Print

 

INSTALLATIONS

 

Epic Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin

Milton Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Salford Mennonite Meetinghouse, Harleysville, Pennsylvania

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

Randy and Debbie Riegner, Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Susan McElhenney, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania

Charlotte Clapper, Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Judi Janzen, Salem, Oregon

Stevan Laapieri, Chula Vista, California