Publications and Exhibitions


My work has been featured in international magazines including: SAQA Art Quilt Quarterly 2020, Issue 18 on page 65 features my vessel "Thirst"; SAQA Journal 2019, Vol. 29, No. 2 on page 28 features my vessel "Cautious"; Art Quilting Studio, Stampington & Company in the Winter 2019 issue "A Hairy Tail Tale" on pages 116-119; Autumn 2018 issue "Dance, Dance, Dance" on pages 102-105; Summer 2018 issue "Feelings of Loss" in the "Quilting the Odd and Unusual, pp. 106-109; Winter 2018 issue "Layers of Labor, Language & Love" on pages 116-119; Summer 2017 issue "Quotable Quilts" on pages 114-117; and the Winter 2017 issue "Wait Unit I'm Four" on page 130. My work "Life with a Little Spice-er" was included in Art Quilt Quarterly, Issue No. 11-page 70 and "What Does 3:00 Mean Anyway" was included in the 2016 Portfolio 23: The Art Quilt Sourcebook-page 125, published by Studio Art Quilts Associates, Inc. 


Exhibitions include: Studio Art Quilts Associates Global Traveling Exhibitions (2020-2024) Musica!, Opposites Attract, and Beyond the Mirror; Comfort and Joy Exhibition at the Foundry Art Centre in St Charles, MO (Dec 2019-Jan 2020)Blue, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TX (2019).The Makings of a Teacher: Textile Art by Deborah Kuster, UCA Downtown Gallery, Conway, AR (2018); Form, Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN (2018); Springfield Liturgical and Sacred art Festival, M.G. Nelson Gallery at the Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL (2018); Fiber Arts Exhibition, Wm. F Laman Library in North Little Rock (2018, 2017); Fiber Art, Argenta Branch Library, North Little Rock (2016, 2019); Treasures Within,Treasures Without: A SAQA Regional (LA/MS/AR/AL) Exhibition of Contemporary Art Quilt, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, AR (2016);

Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center (2014, 2010, 2008); Women to Watch Exhibition 2013, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, Fine Arts Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, The Stephans Gallery, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Fort Smith Regional Arts Museum, Arts and Science Center for Southeastern Arkansas, Pine Bluff; Art and the Farm, The Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs (2013); Southern Voices: A SAQA Regional (LA/MS/AR/AL) Exhibition of Contemporary Art Quilt, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock and Gadsden Museum of Art and History, Gadsden, AL (2014); Connecting Threads: A SAQA Regional (LA/MS/AR/AL) Exhibition of Contemporary Art Quilt, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock (2012; National Small Art Quilt Exhibition, Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY (2010). 

© 2015 Deborah Kuster. 

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