Pat Kumicich

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The Eyes Have It, 2005 Fiber 51 Wx51 L © 2005
Mood Swings, 2003 Fiber 51 Wx44 L © 2003
Indecision, 2006 Fiber 40 Wx37 L © 2006
When Will the Terror End?, 2005 Fiber 47 Wx32 L © 2005
Freedom Is Not Free, 2007 Fiber 52 Wx48 L © 2007
Just Quit!, 2008 Fiber 50 Wx36 L © 2008
War Cries, 2006 Fiber 59 Wx40 L © 2006
Girls X 4, 2008 Fiber 16 Wx16 L © 2008
Listen to Your Conscience, 2007 Fiber 51 Wx51 L © 2007
Quick Facts
Birth year
Lives in
Naples, FL
Works in
Naples, FL
surface, design, mixed-media, figurative
Artist Statement

Working in the art quilt medium allows me to express my innermost feelings about our world, the times we live in, and the human condition.  I love making my mark with needle and thread!

Selected Awards


“6th Annual VMRC Juried Art Exhibition,”  Harrisonburg, VA (Jurors: Yuriko Yamaguchi, Robert Stuart, Margot Berman) - Award of Excellence

“National Art Encounter 2009,” Naples, FL (Juror Dahlia Morgan) - Honorable Mention

“41st Annual Spring Exhibition,” Denton, TX (Juror Dan Piersol)  - Best of Show 

“29th Annual Smoky Mountain Quilt Show,”  Knoxville, TN - 2nd Place 

“Chautauqua National FREEDOM Exhibition,”  Richmond, KY - Award of Merit 

“Road to California,” Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA - 2nd Place 


“47th Founders Juried Award Exhibition,” Naples, FL (Juror Ned Rifkin) - Award of Excellence 

“Quilt Odyssey 2008,” 1st Place in Pieced Wall Quilt

“Denver National Quilt Festival III,” Judge’s Choice

“Quilt Show by the Sea,” Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Best of Show    

“Form Not Function 2008,” New Albany, IN - Honorable Mention 


“46th Founders Juried Award Exhibition,” Naples, FL (Juror Sam Gilliam) - Award of Excellence

“Sum of the Parts,” Kansas City, MO - Surface Design Award of Excellence

“Conflict/Peace,” Columbia, MD – 3rd Place

“27th Smoky Mountain Guild Show,” Knoxville, TN – Best of Show 

“14th Annual All Florida Fine Art Exhibition,” Delray Beach, FL – Judge’s Recognition Award 

“Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival,” Hampton, VA – Best Use of Color 


“45th Founders Juried Award Exhibition,” Naples, FL (Juror Faith Ringgold) Grace Lake Founders Award

“Expressions: The Art Quilt,” LaVeta, CO – Judge’s Choice   

“Northern National Art Competition,” Rhinelander, WI, - Benefactor Award

Selected Exhibits 


“2009 Northern National Art Competition,” Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

“Quilt Odyssey 2009,”  Hershey Convention Center, Hershey, PA

“Naples National Art Encounter 2009,”  The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL

“6th Annual VMRC Juried Art Exhibition,”  Park Gables Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

“Southern Open 2009,” Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA 

“29th Annual Smoky Mountain Quilt Show,”  Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN 

“SAQA@20: Art and Excellence,” Studio Art Quilts Associates -  Traveling Exhibit 2009-2011

“41st Annual Spring Exhibition,” Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX

“Art for Peace,” Dayton International Peace Museum, Dayton, OH

“Southern Fried Fiber,” Lake County Administration Building, Tavares, FL

“Chautauqua National FREEDOM Exhibition,” Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

“Naples Museum of Art 14th Annual Artists’ Studio Tour,” Naples, FL

“Have a Seat - Artists’ Chairs,” Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL

“Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition 2009,” National Tainan Living Art CenterTainan City, Taiwan

“Road to California,” Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA


“Art Cries Out,” on-line exhibit

“47th Founders Juried Award Exhibition,” The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL

“Pacific International Quilt Festival XVII,” Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

“Denver National Quilt Festival III,”  Denver, CO

“ThreadLines,” Missouri State Art & Design Gallery, Springfield, MO

“Peace & Politics: An Artists’ Agenda for America,” Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA 

“Quilt Odyssey 2008,” Hershey Convention Center, Hershey, PA 

“27th Annual Fabric of Legacies Int’l Art Quilt Exhibition,” Lincoln Center Galleries, Ft. Collins, CO 

“A Tear in the Fabric: The Conceptually Driven Quilt,” Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 

“Form Not Function 2008,” Carnegie Center for Arts & History, New Albany, IN 

“Art Quilt Elements 2008,” The Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA