Selected Exhibitions


2017

Indigo: The Seventh Color, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY (invitational)

In Death, Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, Cedarburg, WI (invitational)

Arrowmont Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,
Gatlinburg, TN (invitational)

P's & Q's, Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, VA (regional invitational)

Green Mind, Chroma Projects, Charlottesville, VA (invitational)

New Member’s Show, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA (regional invitational)

 

2016

The Properties of Imagination, Wayne Theatre, Waynesboro, VA (regional invitational)

Fiber Transformed, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA (regional invitational)
 

2015

Second Nature, Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Charlottesville, VA (solo)

Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
(jurors: Mary Anne Jordan, Linda Colsh, and Cynthia Corbin, artists) 

Sacred Threads, Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon, VA (juror: Lisa Ellis, artist and exhibit chair) 

Hello Hedi, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR (juror: Laura Russell, artist and gallery owner) 

Pulp, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA (juror: Kerry McAleer-Keeler,
Program Head, Art and the Book Graduate Program, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design,
George Washington University, Washington, DC)

 

2014

Small Works, Warm Spring Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (invitational)

Tarnish, VisArts Gallery, Rockville, MD (juror: Deidre Adams, artist)

Fiber: Exploring Today and Remembering Yesterday, Verizon Gallery, Northern Virginia Community
College, Annandale, VA (juror: Trudi Van Dyke, independent curator and fine arts consultant)

 

2013

Nature in Craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA (invitational)

Rooted, Lark & Key Gallery, Charlotte, NC (invitational)

Gather, Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA (invitational)

 

2012

World of Thread Festival: De Rerum Natura, Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, Oakville, ON, Canada
(jurors: Dawne Rudman, festival chair and curator; Gareth Bate, artist/curator)

Disintegration and Repair, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (international invitational)

 

2010

Gone to Seed, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (regional invitational)

Starting Point (Fiber Transformed Group), Art Works, Richmond, VA

Wish You Were Here (Fiber Transformed Group), Radford University, Radford, VA

 

Collaborative Projects

 

2016

Handmade Harvest (members project), Virginia Arts of the Book Center,
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Charlottesville VA

2015

Solace (installation by artist India Flint), The Observatory, Andamooka, South Australia

2014

Notions (members project), Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Charlottesville VA

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2016

“Like-Minded.”American Craft. June/July, 2016.

Cober-Lake, Justin. “Inleaf Studio and the resilience of nature.” Central Virginia Magazine.
April, 2016.

2015

Wellesley-Smith, Claire. Slow Stitch, Mindful and contemplative textile art. London: Batsford, 2015.

Fox, Alice. Natural Processes in Textile Art. London: Batsford, 2015.

Helleberg, Lotta. “Capturing a Plant and a Place” Art Quilting Studio, Summer 2015.

2014

Rivers, Charlotte. Little Book of Book Making. New York/London: PotterCraft/Random House, 2014.

Powers, Heather K. "Inside the Artist Studio: Lotta Helleberg." HK Power Studio, July 10, 2014.

2012

Wisbrun, Laurie. Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design. New York: Chronicle Books, 2012.

Rudman, Dawne, and Gareth Bate. "Interview: Lotta Helleberg." World of Threads Festival
(online publication). Toronto, Canada, 2012.

 

Awards and Grants

 

2015  Third Place Award (for What Lies Beyond artist book), Pulp, LibertyTown ArtsWorkshop, Fredericksburg, VA

  

Commissions and Collections

 

University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Sheila C. Johnson Center for HumanServices, Charlottesville, VA (commission)

Works in private collections in Australia, Canada, England, Sweden, and USA, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, and Virginia.

 

Membership

 

McGuffey Art Center, associate member, 2016 –

Virginia Arts of the Book Center, professional member, 2015 –

 

Education and Selected Workshops

 

BA (journalism), University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

2015

Advanced Papermaking, Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Charlottesville, VA

 

2014

Fiber Paper Textile Book Spirit, Aimee Lee and Velma Bolyard, Morgan Conservatory,  
Cleveland, OH (workshop)

The Stitchery Book, Jody Alexander, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN

 

2012

Botanical Alchemy, India Flint, Cleveland, OH (workshop)

Dyeing with Plants: Seven Experiments, Michel Garcia, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN

 

2011

Local Color: Art, Life, and Local Plants as Dyes, Rowland Ricketts, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN

 

2010

A Walk in the Woods, India Flint, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN