Portrait of Peggie Hartwell

Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

“A Quilter’s Spirit”
YMI Culture Arts Center
Ashville, NC 2000

“Vanished Images”
New York Founding Hospital
New York, NY 2000

Caelum Gallery (Soho)
New York, NY 1997

Group Exhibitions

“Threads of Faith”
Beach Institute for African American Art & Culture Savannah, GA 2006

“Threads of Faith”
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati, OH 2005

“Threads of Faith”
Gallery of the American Bible Society
New York, NY 2004

“Sixth Annual Quilting Weekend”
Frost Valley YMCA
Claryville, NY 2002

“Stories in Art”
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 2001


Museum of Art and Design
New York, NY

Middlebury College of Art
Middlebury, VT

Miami Children’s Museum
Miami, FL

Children’s Museum – (SoHo)
New York, NY

National Afro American Museum & Cultural Center Wilberforce, OH


Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Awards
Recipient 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Center (LMCC)
Recipient 1999

National Quilting Association
Recipient 1996

Empire State Craft Alliance
Recipient 1995

Selected Media & Publications

Threads of Faith: Recent Works
from the Women of Color Quilters Network

Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi and Patricia C. Pongracz
The Gallery at the American Quilt Society 2004

Black Threads:
An African American Quilting Sourcebook

Kyra E. Hicks
McFarland & Company 2003

Voice in Cloth: Quilted Stories
ARTS / Middlebury College
Volume 10, Number 1, Winter / Spring 2001

"Close Ties –YMI Cultural Center
Features Master Quilter,
Mountain Xpress
Vol.6 No. 33 March 29-April 4 2000

Spirit of the Cloth –
Contemporary African American Quilts

Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi
Clarkson Potter / Publishers, NY 1998

Crib Quilt Project
Folk Art Magazine, Winter 1997, Museum Notes


Smithsonian Archives of American Art

Home & Garden Television Channel
Profile NY 1999

PBS Reading Rainbow,
Hosted by LaVar Burton 1997

Lectures, Presentations & Workshops

Children Story Banner Workshop,
Sculpture in the South - Summerville SC 2003

Teacher’s Workshop: Stories in Art
Art Education Association - Columbia SC 2003

Panel discussion : (SOFA)
Museum of Art and Design N.Y.N.Y. 2002

Lecture on Story Quilts
Theodore & Bertha M. Roddey Foundation
Catawba NC 2002

Quilts Banner Workshop
Children’s Museum (SoHo) N.Y. N.Y. 2000

My workshops are partnerships between me and the students. I use art as a language to promote dialogue between the artist and the art project


Stratford High School - Special Education (2006)
Goose Creek, SC
Project: Fabric Books

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School (2005)
Charleston, SC
Project: Introduction to Cuna Indians life, stories and art

Stratford High School - Special Education (2004)
Goose Creek, SC
Project: Faces - Introduction of Modern Art

96 Elementary School (2004)
Ninety Six, SC
Program: Park and Wildlife Banners

Woodland High School (2004)
St. George, SC
Program: Students create 4 banners from 4 Books read