A w a r d s:

2019 1st Place -- Gadsden Art Center “31st Art in Gadsden Art Center’s Regional Exhibition of Fine Art” — Gadsden Art Center, Quincy, Florida.

2010 1st Place -- Artist Showcase 2010  Tallahassee Senior Foundation - Tallahassee, Fl. 

2010 2nd Place -- Artist League of Tallahassee, Florida State University Gallery- Tallahassee, Fl. 

2009 Award of Merit -- Carnegie Center 6th Annual “Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie” Exhibit

2003 Best of Show -- 15TH Annual Art in Gadsden, A Regional Art Exhibit --Quincy Florida 

2003 Surface Design Award -- Art Quilts at the Sedgwick -- Philadelphia, Pa  

2003 Teacher of the Year Award – Florida A & M University

2003 Teacher of the Year Award --Alpha Rho Chi  

2001 Honorable Mention -- Northern Spectrum II -- 621Art Gallery - Tallahassee. Fl.  

2001 Honorable Mention -- 48th Florida Craftsmen Exhibit Statewide Traveling Exhibit  

1999 Best of Show  -- "Creative Tallahassee, Juried Art Show" City Hall, Tallahassee, Fl  

Invitational Art Exhibits:

2019 “Roadside USA” — i.d.e.a. Museum, Mesa, Arizona. 

2019 “Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art” – an international traveling exhibit organized by SAQA Global Exhibitions

2019 “Pushing the Surface” -- Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum -- Coshocton, OH  

2018 “Valerie Goodwin: Mapping”—Solo Show, International Quilt Study Center & Museum – Lincoln Nebraska

2018 “Out of Pocket, Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy Florida

2017 Points of Departure; Meditations on Mapping -- Mercer Gallery/University of Rochester -- Rochester, NY 

2017 Dynamic Diversity: Quilts by African-American Artists-- Texas Quilt Museum  

2017 “MAP/PING”, MORLAN GALLERY -- Transylvania University -- Lexington KY

2017 “Boldly Stitched” -- Lawrence Arts Center -- Kansas

2017 “Pushing the Surface”  Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum -- Coshocton, OH --

2017 "Points of Departure; Meditations on Mapping" -- Mercer Gallery/Univ of Rochester -- Rochester, NY 

2017 “Imaginary Landscapes”, Solo Exhibit, Gensler Architects Washington D.C.

2016 “Pattern and Place” Contemporary Craft Museum Pittsburgh, PA

2016  “Blended Threads” Kirkland Art Center, Clinton N.Y.

2016  “Faculty Exhibit” Florida A&M University, Lee Hall, President’s Wing Tallahassee, Fl.

2015 “COCA's 30 for 30 Invitational Exhibition”, City Hall, Tallahassee Fl     

2015“Contemporary Fiber: Breaking Tradition”, Lore Degenstein Gallery at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa

2015“Expressions in Equality”, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA

2015“Art on the Wall”, Lee Hall, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Fl.

2015 “Art Quilts” Georgetown Art Center in Georgetown, TX

2014 Solo exhibit: Art Quilt Maps by Valerie Goodwin The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center Auburn, NY 

2013 Solo Exhibit: “Art Quilt Maps” The Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery

2013 “FAMU Faculty Art Exhibition” – Foster Tanner Art Gallery

2013 “Art Quilts XVII: Integrating a Paradox”—Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ – November

2012 “Everything in Between: Art Quilts, Fabric Collage, and Embroidery”, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Cedar City, UT

2013 “Art in Stitches” – Florida Museum for Women Artist, Deland, Florida

2013  Road to California Special Exhibit, “Perspectives: Fantasy and Reality” – Ontario, California

2013 Florida State University MoFA “Generations Exhibit “– FSU Museum of Art – May

2013 Group exhibit at “Radiology Associates Summer Art Show”: One of five artists selected to exhibit their work

2012 The Art of Architecture: Selected Works from the Tallahassee Region"- LeMoyne Art Museum

2012 “Thread of Life” Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts

2012 “Connectivity: Threads of Community” Torpedo Factory Art Center Alexandria, VA

2012 “The Artist as  Quiltmaker XV” FAVA’s 15th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts  Oberlin, OH

2011 Celebrate! National Quilt Museum's 20th Anniversary Exhibit National Quilt Museum
Paducah, KY

2011 Contemporary Art Quilts by 2 African American Artist, 49 Palmetto Gallery Apalachicola, Fl

2010 Morris Museum - Morristown, NJ --Contemporary Arts Quilts from the Collection of John M. Walsh III

2008 Fine Focus '08 -- the Atrium at Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
2008 Annual Matinee of the Arts -- 7 Days of Opening Nights, Tallahassee Museum of Art & History

2008 The Act of Resonating Fiber -- The Foster Tanner Fine Arts Gallery -- Tallahassee, Fl

2008 "Re View" Art Quilts at the Sedgwick -- Wayne Art Center in Wayne, PA.

2007 Fiber Artists Collective Exhibition in the American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science Gallery in Washington DC

2007 Kansas State University / School of Architecture

2007 “Fiber Cartography: Mapping Imagination and Experience,” The Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery at Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield Ct.

2007 Tallahassee XVIII   St. Florida Craftsmen, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida

2007 “The (sub)Urban Landscape” Richard M. Ross Art Museum, the Carl Sagan National Colloquium

2006 “Artists of the Cloth – Trends in Contemporary Textile Art” Upstairs Gallery – Tryon, NC

2006 “Miniature Art Textiles” Third Annual International Invitational Exhibit – Dallas, TX

2006 “The Essence of Things” Ross Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University – Delaware, OH

2006 “Bound by Water” Exhibit at Blowing Rocks Preserve featuring Studio Fiber Artists -- Hobe Sound, FL

2005 The Gallery at King’s Corner, Lincoln, NH

2005 Out of Pocket - Small Art Invitational, Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy Florida

2005 Art in Gadsden Retrospective: Winners Circle, Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy Florida

2005 Pushing the Surface 2005, Johnson- Humbrickhouse -- Coshocton, Ohio

2005 International Miniature Textile Exhibition -- Ocean County Artists' Guild Island Heights, NJ

2004 Tallahassee Arts for the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Conference – Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl.

2004 Crossing Boundaries, Margaret Harwell Art Museum -- Poplar Bluff, Mo

2004 The Quilted Surface, Ronald L. Barr Gallery at Indiana University Southeast -- New Albany, Indiana

2003 Pushing the Surface 2003: Art Quilts Inspired by Ohio, Johnson- Humbrickhouse -- Coshocton, Ohio

2003 Women's History Month Quilt Exhibition - Tallahassee Community College

2002 The Quilted Surface -- The Palais -- Rastede, Germany

2002 North Florida Craftsmen Invitational Exhibit Gadsden Art Center Quincy, FL.

2002 Florida Invitational Exhibit – Perry, Fl.

1999 Functional and Decorative Arts & Crafts North Florida Craftsmen Exhibit

1998 Place: Representation FAMU School of Architecture


2019  Gadsden Art Center “31st Art in Gadsden Art Center’s Regional Exhibition of Fine Art” — Gadsden Art Center, Quincy, Florida.

2019 Interpretations2019”,  Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles in San Diego, CA.

2018 Artport Gallery exhibition –Tallahassee Regional Airport

2014 ArtQuilt Elements The Wayne Art Center Wayne, PA

2011 Journey of Hope, Quilts Inspired by President Barack Obama, National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center Wilberforce, Oh

2010 Quilts Visions, Visions Art Gallery
Three Person Exhibit: (Katherine K, Allen, Valerie S. Goodwin & Kent Williams)
San Diego, CA

2010  Gadsden Art Center "Diversity & Virtuosity" , Present & retired faculty of the Florida A & M University School of Architecture and the Visual Arts Department -- Quincy, Fl

2009 Lemoyne Center for the Visual Arts, Group Exhibit -- Tallahassee, Fl
2009 Atlantic Center for the Art, Solo Exhibit -- New Smyrna Beach, FL

2008 Up in Stitches -- Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.

2008 Quilts = Art = Quilts - Auburn, NY

2008 Visions, the Art of the Quilt, Oceanside Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

2007 National Small Art Quilt Exhibit -- The Main Street Gallery – Groton, NY

2006 Art Quilts at the Sedgwick -- Philadelphia, Pa

2005 Fine Art Quilts 2005 – Jay Etkins Gallery – Memphis, TN.

2005 Cultural Resource Commission – Art In Public Spaces. 2 Person Exhibit. Tallahassee, Fl

2005 Form Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie – Carnegie Center for Art & History -- New Albany, IN

2005 Layers of Meaning: The Art Quilt 2005, Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery-- Portland, OR

2004 Tactile Architecture--Houston, Texas—a National Traveling Exhibit.

2004 17th Annual Juried Art Exhibit – South Cobb Arts Alliance

2004 Biannual Design Communication Exhibit -- California Polytechnic University – School of Architecture

2004 Fine Focus 04 -- National Traveling Exhibit - Small Art Quilts

2004 Creative Tallahassee, A Juried Art Show City Hall, Tallahassee, Florida
2004 The Quilted Surface II -- Riffe Gallery - Columbus, Ohio
2003 15TH Annual Art in Gadsden, A Regional Art Exhibit --Quincy Florida--Best of Show
2003 Tactile Architecture--Houston, Texas—a National Traveling Exhibit

2003 Quilt National -- Athens, Ohio-- Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts - a National Traveling Exhibit
2003 Art Quilts at the Sedgwick -- Philadelphia, Pa Surface Design Award
2003 50th Florida Craftsmen Exhibit -- St. Petersburg, Florida
2002 The Quilted Surface -- Columbus Museum of Art -- Columbus, Ohio.

2002 The Quilted Surface Amerikanische Quilts Zu Gast in Rastede – Palias, Germany
2002 Art Quilts at the Sedgwick -- Philadelphia, Pa
2002 49th Florida Craftsmen Exhibit - a Statewide Traveling Exhibit -- Florida Craftsmen

2002 Fine Focus ‘02 -- National Traveling Exhibit - Small Art Quilts
2002 Artist as Quiltmaker -- FAVA -- Oberlin, Ohio
2001 Northern Spectrum II -- 621Art Gallery - Tallahassee. Fl. Honorable Mention
2001 48th Florida Craftsmen Exhibit Statewide Traveling Exhibit Honorable Mention
2000 With Scissors and Stone Target Gallery-- Alexandria, VA. 
2000 "House: The Universal Symbol" Target Gallery-- Alexandria, VA. 
1999 "Creative Tallahassee, Juried Art Show" City Hall, Tallahassee, Fl Best of Show


2004 By Hand X -- Tallahassee City Hall

2003 By Hand IX -- Tallahassee City Hall

2002 "World of Beauty" International Quilt Festival -- Houston, TX.

2001 By Hand VIII Tallahassee City Hall

2001 Pacific International Quilt Show-- Santa Clara, California

2001, A Spatial Odyssey Museum Of Florida History

2000 Hues of Emotion PA. International Quilt Festival - - PA.

2000 World of Beauty International Quilt Festival - - Houston, TX.

2000 The American Quilter's Society Annual Show -- Paducah, Kentucky

1999 With Life You Get Scraps" Museum Of Florida History

1998 Singin’ the Blues" Museum Of Florida History

1998 By Hand VI Tallahassee City Hall"


2010 Art Quilt Collection: Design and Inspiration from around the World

2010 Tallahassee Democrat “Florida A&M Professor, Students Craft Quilts with a Solid Foundation”, Tallassee Democrat, May 2, 2010

2010 Quilts Inspired by President Barack Obama

2010 500 Quilts

2010 Quilting Arts Magazine December 2009/January 2010 Issue

2008 Contemporary Expressions - Visions 2008 

2009 The Textile Blog "Valerie Goodwin & the Human Environment" October15, 2009

2007 "Making Quilts Frames an Architect's Teaching" Washington University Alumni Magazine Fall Issue

2007 Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion, Fall Issue

2007 Capital Culture Magazine, Summer Issue

2006 Art Quilts at the Sedgwick 2006, CD Rom

2005 British Patchwork and Quilting, June issue

2005 Surface Design Journal, Spring Issue

2004 Quilting Quarterly, Volume 33

2004 Fiber Art Design Book Seven

2004 Surface Design Journal, Winter Issue

2004 Real Architects Don’t Quilt? Journal of the National Quilting Association, Inc., Spring Issue

2003 Quilt National ’03: A Sampling of works from the 13th Biennial exhibition at the Dairy Barn Cultural Center, Fiber Arts Magazine, November Issue

2003 Poetry Depth Quarterly, Oct.-Nov.-Dec. Issue

2003 Work was featured in “Art-is- Life”, an internet art magazine

2003 Fine Focus, Quiltemagasinet Sept./Oct. Issue. Art featured and reviewed

2003 "Gallery Section", American Craft Magazine, Aug. Sept. Issue

2003 The Seaside Times, Winter 2003 edition.

2003 Best in Contemporary Quilts: Quilt National ’03, Lark Books, Asheville, NC

2003 Art Quilts at the Sedgwick 2003, CD Rom



A r t i s t   R e s i d e n c y:

2003 Escape to Create, sponsored by the Seaside Institute --Seaside, Florida