Exhibitions

Upcoming
Solo Exhibition, Louisburg College, Fall 2019
Solo Exhibition, Maria V. Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC, Winter 2020

2019 Group Exhibitions
"Beyond Despair: An Environmental Call for Art ," National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park NC (Organized by VAE, Raleigh NC)
"New Works by Litmus Gallery Artists," Litmus Gallery, Raleigh NC

2018 Group Exhibitions
"Contemporary South '18," VAE, Raleigh NC
"Handcrafted," City of Rocky Mount, Rocky Mount NC
"Nature," AntoNova Gallery, online

2017 Group Exhibitions
"Toe River Juried Arts Show," Toe River Arts Council, Spruce Pine NC
"Scope '17: Landscapes of the South," VAE, Raleigh NC
National Travel Writers Conference Reception, Orange County Arts Commission, Chapel Hill NC
"Impromptu: Litmus Gallery Artists," Litmus Gallery, Raleigh NC

Teaching

2019
Random Weave Baskets (advanced), 
The ArtsCenter, Carrboro NC
Random Weave Baskets,
Duke University Osher Life Long Learning, Durham NC

2018    
Random Weave Baskets,  The ArtsCenter, Carrboro NC
Random Weave Baskets + Site Specific Installation, NCSU Craft Center, Raleigh NC
 

2017    
Random Weave Baskets, NCSU Crafts Center, Raleigh NC
Random Weave Baskets, Litmus Gallery, Raleigh NC
Random Weave Basket Community Project, First Night, Raleigh NC

2010   
Random Weave Basket Workshops, Bricolage, Greensboro NC
          


Professional Development

2017    
Harvest Volunteer, Patrick Dougherty Installation, Chapel Hill NC

2015    
Twining Workshop,
Matt Tommey, River Arts District, Asheville NC

2010    
Sculptural Weaving, Nathalie Miebach, Art New England, Bennington VT

2009    
Sculptural Weaving, Nathalie Miebach, Art New England, Bennington VT

 

Jury/Curatorial

 
Member,
Public Art Advisory Committee, Cary NC, 2017 - Present
Juror, Artsplosure, Raleigh NC, 2017

 

Education

M.A. Liberal Arts
B.A. Museum Studies/Art History (Double)
B.A. Communications
Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Note: While Willson began working in the arts as a potter in 1987, she moved into arts administration in 1989 and worked in nonprofit and university arts for the next 27 years. In 2016 Willson shifted her work within the nonprofit sector and returned to the studio.