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Pine Cone Quilts Travel to Paris - Betty Ford-Smith takes the quilts on the road for Paris Exhibitions. Paris Page

Magazine ArticlesExhibit and demonstration at the 3 day - Florida Folk Festival, the Steven Foster State Park in White Springs, Florida May 2018 Watch demonstration

Exhibited, demonstrated and taught at the Maritime Museum Folk School, Cortex, Florida Feb. 2018

Lectured and taught Pine Cone Quilting for the Cape Coral Quilt Guild at the Lake Placid Conference Center, Lake Placid, Florida Feb. 2018

Exhibited Pine Cone quilts at the Highlands County Art League Clovelly House in Sebring, Florida Jan 8 – March 1, 2018

Exhibited and demonstrated for the CCC - Civil Conservation Corps- one day outdoor exhibit at Hammock State Park in Sebring, Florida. November 2017

Exhibited at the Collier Museum in Naples, Florida at the Old Florida Festival, November 2017

Recognized in French magazine Les Nouvelles, Patchwork et Creation Textile No 132 2017article –Rencontres autour du Pine Cone Quilt Un ouvrage traditionnel du Vieux Sud by Katell Renon. ​https://quilteuseforever.com/tag/pine-cone-quilt/ ​​​2017 

Exhibited at the Maritime Museum Annual Cortex Nautical Flea Market, Cortex, Florida, October 2017

Exhibited at the Museum of Florida History, Capital City Quilt Show, Sentimental Journey with Quilters Unlimited in Tallahassee, Florida, August 2017

Exhibited and demonstrated at the 3 day - Florida Folk Festival, the Steven Foster State Park in White Springs, Florida May 2017 ​Watch demonstration​​​

Exhibited, demonstrated and taught at the Maritime Museum Folk School, Cortez, Florida   April 2017

Exhibited Pine Cone Samples at the Florida Folklore Society Meeting in White Springs, Florida Feb. 2017

Exhibited Pine Cone Quilts at the South Florida State College Museum, The Art of Life works by Sean and Sharon Sexton and Keeping Tradition Alive – Pine Cone Quilts by Betty Ford-Smith - December 7, 2016- February 9, 2017 ​Photo​​​

http://mofac.org/exhibits/archived/the-art-of-life-works-by-sean-and-sharon-sexton/

Paintings at the Jenkins Gallery and the Crealde School of Art  September 2012

*Exhibited Haitian Art Pieces – Beaded /Sequined Flags ,Metal Sculpture, wood sculpture and Paintings at the Jenkins Gallery and the Crealde School of Art, Keeping Haiti in Our Hearts September 14 – December 29, 2012 https://www.modernghana.com/print/414937/1/keeping-haiti-in-our-hearts-an-art-exhibition-expl.html and or http://www.orlandoslice.com/events/keeping-haiti-in-our-hearts

Crealde School of Art in Winter Park, Florida – the Sum of Many Parts: Quiltmakers in Contemporary America 9/11/15-1/19/16

Paintings at the Jenkins Gallery and the Crealde School of Art  September 2012

*Exhibited and lectured at Highlands Museum of Art - 51 Haitian Beaded and Sequined Flags, Highlands Art League, Sebring, Florida, June 2012 http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs001/1103157500572/archive/1110184417553.html

Featured in Studies in Art Education- A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education Vol. 52, No. 2, Experience by Kristin Congdon, Winter 2011 https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-2256501721/experience

*Exhibited and lectured – A Cultural Journey – 1000 pieces of African, Haitian, African- American and Caribbean works of art for the Florida Art Educators Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, October 2010

*Exhibited Haitian art, sculpture, beaded Flags, at South Florida State College Museum in Just Above the Water Exhibit. This traveling exhibit was based on the book, Just Above the Water: Florida Folk Art by Kristin Congdon and Tina Bucuvalas. Avon Park, Florida, Feb. – March 2010

Exhibited and lectured for -2 days – A Cultural Journey Presentation at John Carroll High School, Fort Pierce, Florida in March 2009

Lake Placid Arts and Crafts Festival, Lake Placid Florida- ribbon for the People’s Choice Award in 2007

Highlands County, Sebring, Florida - Lifestyle in Highlands Today Newspaper, full page article- Pine Cone Quilts by Elaine Sedlock in 2005.

Exhibited and lectured – A Cultural Journey Presentation for Avon Park High School in Avon Park, Florida February 2003

Exhibited and lectured – A Cultural Journey Presentation for Sebring High School in Sebring, Florida February 1997

Recognized in Highlands Today Newspaper Article – Sunday Issue, Sebring, Florida -Teacher shares love of African and island art, February 1997

Awards/Recognitions

 Recognized by international quilt blogger, Katell Renon, La Ruche des Quilteuses in France - several articles on Betty, Miss Sue and the Pine Cone Quilts and Florida 2014 – 2018 

https://quilteuseforever.com/tag/pine-cone-quilt/  

Received a 3rd place ribbon for hand sewn bed cover quilt at the Museum of Florida History, Capital City Quilt Show, Sentimental Journey with Quilters Unlimited in Tallahassee, Florida, August 2017

Recognized in French magazine Les Nouvelles, Patchwork et Creation Textile No 132 2017article –Rencontres autour du Pine Cone Quilt Un ouvrage traditionnel du Vieux Sud by Katell Renon. 2017

Featured in Studies in Art Education- A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education Vol. 52, No. 2, Experience by Kristin Congdon, Winter 2011 https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-2256501721/experience

Lake Placid Arts and Crafts Festival, Lake Placid Florida- ribbon for the People’s Choice Award in 2007