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2017
Event Date Location
Poem Published
"Rock-A-Bye" with Accompanying Short Essay


Issue 11, No. 2 Whitworth University
Spokane, Washington
Poetry Reading
by Public Poetry Alumni

April 15, 2 pm Houston Public Library
Central Library - Downtown
Invited Reader
25th Annual Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration:
A Symposium and Gathering of Poets.
Sponsored by Lone Star College - Montgomery

May 4, 5:30 pm Lone Star College - Montgomery
The Woodlands, Texas

Featured Poet
at Public Poetry's
"First Saturday Readings"
February 4, 2 pm Houston Public Library
Morris Frank Branch
10103 Fondren
Houston, Texas 77035



2016
Event Date Location
Poem Published
"Feral Cat" in Plainsongs


Winter 2016 Hastings College Press
Hastings, Nebraska
Artist Talk
"Genocide:Man's Inhumanity to Humankind"


December 11, 6 pm Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston, Texas
Invited Reader
26th Annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration
and Gathering of Poets
Sponsored by Lone Star College - Montgomery

December 8, 5:30 Black Walnut Cafe
The Woodlands, Texas
Poetry Reading and Presentation to Poetry Class November 7 University of St. Thomas
Houston, Texas

Poetry Reading
from "Bearing the Mask"
October 29, 7 pm Brazos Bookstore
Houston, Texas
Sponsored by Dos Gatos Press

Poetry Reading October 21 Archway Gallery
Houston, Texas

Poem Published
in Texas Weather Anthology "Lightning in the Pasture"
Coming Fall 2016 Lamar University Press
Editors:Terry Dalrymple and Laurence Musgrove
lamaruniversitypress.org
texasweatheranthology.tumblr.com
Juried Poet
Houston Poetry Fest


October 7 University of Houston Downtown
Houston, Texas
Poetry Reading
Winners and Finalists from ArtLines2 Poetry Competition
Houston Poetry Fest Satellite Reading

October 5 Archway Gallery
Houston, Texas
Juried Exhibition
"Genocide: Man's Inhumanity to Mankind"

Clint Willour, Juror

September 30 - January 1
Reception: October 19, 7 - 9 pm
Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston, Texas
Featured Poet
at Public Poetry"s
"First Saturday Readings"
September 3, 2 pm Houston Public Library
Johnson Branch
3517 Reed Road
Houston, Texas

Poetry Reading
Winners and Finalists from ArtLines2 Poetry Competition

August 20 WriteSpace Conference
Silver Street Studios
Houston, Texas
Poetry Event: Reading and Book Signing
Winners and Finalists from ArtLines2 Poetry Competition

June 21, 6:00M Women in the Visual & Literary Arts
Two Poems Published
in "Civilized Beasts"

2016 Weasel Press
Two Poems Published
in "Bearing the Mask: Southwestern Persona Poems"

2016 Dos Gatos Press
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Presentation to Tour Group
Prize-Winning ArtLines Poem
"Art Preserves What Can't Be Saved"

May 26, 11 am Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Poem Accepted for Publication
"Flower Girl Dress"

in "Violence Against Women Anthology."

May 12 Sable Books
Editors: Melissa Hassard, Gabrielle Langley, Stacy Nigliazzo
Invitational Exhibition
Collectors Bowls for Empty Bowls


May 7 - 3
Reception May 7, 6 - 9 pm
Archway Gallery
and Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston, Texas
Invited Poet
25th Annual Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration:
A Symposium and Gathering of Poets.
Sponsored by Lone Star College - Montgomery

May 5, 5:30 pm Lone Star College - Montgomery
The Woodlands, Texas

Poetry Reading
with Others, from "Untameable City"
Published by Mutabilis Press

February 2, 7 pm Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet
Houston, Texas
Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Winners and Finalists from ARTLines2 Poetry Competition
"Art Becomes Poems"

January 18, 7 pm Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet
Houston, Texas


2015
Event Date Location
Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Winners and Finalists from ARTLines2 Poetry Competition
"Art Becomes Poems"

December 12, 3 pm Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas
Poem Published
"Christmas in a Snowless City"
in the Anthology "Untameable City"
Mutabilis Press

Book Launch: December 11, 6 - 9 pm Jung Center
5200 Montrose Blvd
Houston, Texas
Invited Reader
25th Annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration
and Gathering of Poets
Sponsored by Lone Star College - Montgomery
December 10, 5:30 Dosey Doe
463 FM 1488
Conroe, Texas

Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Winners and Finalists from ARTLines2 Poetry Competition
"Art Becomes Poems"

December 4, 6:30 River Oaks Bookstore
2 Poems Published
in "Southern Poetry Anthology: Texas"

Editors: William Wright, Paul Ruffin, and Nick Lantz
November 2015 Texas Review Press
Sam Houston State University
2015 Catalog

Poetry Reading
with Others from "Goodbye Mexico"
September 24, 7 pm Lone Star College - Montgomery Campus
Grand Prize Poem Published
("Art Preserves What Can't Be Saved")
in ARTLines2 Poetry Anthology: "Art Becomes Poems"

Poems by Winning and Finalist Poets
Reception and Book Signing
September 10, 6:30 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Brown Auditorium
Guest Speaker: Robert Pinsky, Former US Poet Laureate

Exhibition
"Art in 3 Dimensions"

Curated by Andre and Virginia Bally
September 1 - 29, 2015
Reception: September 4, 5:30 - 8:30
Cultural Centro Aztlan
1800 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, Texas
Article
"Southgate Resident Wins MFAH Poetry Competition"
June 16, 2015 Village News/Southwest News
Houston, Texas
Page 4 of June 16 Edition
Poetry Reading
Carolyn Dahl and Carolyn Florek read from
from "The Painted Door Opened"
June 20, 4:00 pm River Oaks Bookstore
3270 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77098
Calendar of Events
Grand Prize Winner
for poem based on Gainsborough's "Coastal Scene with Shipping and Cattle"

ARTLines2: Ekphrastic Poem Competition
Reading and Awards
MFAH Brown Auditorium
April 23, 6:30 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Public Poetry
ARTLines2 Competition
Poetry Reading
with Others from "Goodbye Mexico"
March 21, 4 pm Blue Willow Bookstore
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas
Calendar of Events
Poetry Reading
with Others from "Goodbye Mexico"
February 28, 2 pm River Oaks Bookstore
3270 Westheimer
Houston Texas 77098
Calendar of Events
Three Poems Published
in "Goodbye Mexico: Poems of Remembrance"

Sarah Cortez, Editor
January 27 Texas Review Press
2014
Event Date Location
Poetry Reading
Carolyn Dahl and Carolyn Florek read from
from "The Painted Door Opened"
September 13, 10:30 am Gulf Coast Poets
Barnes & Noble
Baybrook ll
1029 W Bay Area Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
gulfcoastpoets.info/
Poetry Reading
Carolyn Dahl and Carolyn Florek read from
from "The Painted Door Opened"
July 31
7 pm
Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas
Brazos Bookstore Calendar
Invitational Exhibition
"10 Years of Hope Through Art"
May 2 - May 31
Opening Reception: Friday, May 2, 5 - 8 pm
Archway Gallery
2305 Dunlavy
Houston, Texas
Archway Gallery - Empty Bowls
Poetry Reading
with Carolyn Florek
April 10 Bookwoman Bookstore
5501 North Lamar,
Austin, Texas
Bookwoman Calendar
Book Published
"The Painted Door Opened: Poetry and Art"

Carolyn Dahl and Carolyn Florek
April 3 Cardinal Press
Houston, Texas


2013
Event Date Location
Exhibition
"5th Annual Chelsea Brush Painting Show"

Curated by Peihong Endris
November 2 - November 30
Reception: November 9, 4 - 7 pm
2 Chelsea Blvd.
Houston, Texas
Two Poems Published
in Manifest West: Even Cowboys Carry Cell Phones

September 2013 Western Press Books
Western State Colorado University
Gunnison, Colorado
Even Cowboys Carry Cell Phones
Poetry Reading
2014 Texas Poetry Calendar Poets
September 7 Blue Willow Bookstore
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas
www.bluewillowbookshop.com/
Exhibition
Collaboration Underglaze Painted Pitcher
"Hard Ware: National Ceramics Competition"

Juried by Juan Granados
May 24 - June 22
Reception: May 24, 6 - 8 pm
Hill Country Arts Arts Foundation
Ingram, Texas
www.hcaf.com/vac/exhibitions/2013/hard-ware.htm
Exhibition
Collaboration Underglaze Painted Vessel
"2013 Six Pack Show"

Texas Clay Arts Association
March 9 - April 13
Reception: March 9, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Live Oak Art Center
1014 Milam
Columbus, Texas
www.liveoakartcenter.org
Poem Publication
in Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku and Haiga
2013 Dos Gatos Press
Austin, Texas
www.dosgatospress.org


2012
Event Date Location
Trunk Show
Nature-Printed Silk Scarves and Small Fiber Works

plus Jewelry by Marcela McLean
August 16 - August 19 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston, Texas
Poem Publication in
2013 Texas Poetry Calendar
Fall 2012 Dos Gatos Press
Austin, Texas
www.dosgatospress.org
Two Poems Published in Colere Literary Journal 2012 Issue Coe College
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
www.public.coe.edu/wac/colere
Poetry Reading
from Improbable Worlds by Mutabilis Press
April 19, 7:00 pm Lone Star College, Montgomery Campus, Room B-102
Montgomery, Texas
www.lonestar.edu/montgomery
Image Published
in Clay Times Magazine
Pottery Vessel "Dance by the Light of the Moon"

from Collaboration with Thomas Perry
Spring 2012 Issue Clay Times
Hamilton, Virginia
www.claytimes.com
Poetry Reading by Texas Poets
Carolyn will read from Sunrise from Blue Thunder

In Celebration of April's Designation as National Poetry Month
April 5, 7:00 pm Brazos Bookstore
Houston, Texas
www.brazosbookstore.com
Invitational Exhibition
"The Art in Fiber 2012"

Opening Reception, Saturday, February 4, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
February 4 - March 4 Copper Shade Tree Gallery
Round Top, Texas
www.coppershadetree.com
Book Cover
Art Work Featured on the Book "The Art in Fiber 2012"

Accompanying the Gallery Exhibition
Current and While Supplies Last Copper Shade Tree Gallery
Round Top, Texas
www.coppershadetree.com
Poetry Reading
From "Improbable Worlds"

Mutabilis Press
February 25, 2:00 Brazos Bookstore
Houston, Texas
www.brazosbookstore.com
Essay Publication in Book
Women on Poetry: Tips on Writing, Revising, Publishing, and Teaching
January 2012 McFarland & Company, Inc
Foreword by Molly Peacock
Editors: Carol Smallwood, Colleen Harris, & Cynthia Brackett-Vincent
www.mcfarlandpub.com


2011
Event Date Location
Four Poems Published in Anthology
Sunrise from Blue Thunder

Benefiting Victims of the March 2011 Earthquake & Tsunami in Japan
Edited by Ami Kaye
December 2011 Pirene's Fountain
www.pirenesfountain.com
Poem Publication in Anthology
Improbable Worlds

Edited by Martha Serpas
December 2011 Mutabilis Press
Houston, Texas
www.mutabilispress.org
Two-Person Exhibition
"Solos and Duets: Works in Clay and Cloth"

Carolyn Dahl and Thomas Perry
Collaboration Vessels plus Individual Textiles and Pottery
Gallery Talk, October 8, 7:00 pm
October 8 - October 20 18 Hands Gallery
Houston, Texas
www.18handsgallery.com/Solos_Duets.html
Feature Article
"Destinations: Southgate Artists' Collaboration on Display at 18 Hands Gallery"
October 4 Village News/Southwest News
Houston, Texas
On-Line Article
"Solos & Duets Displays Works by Two Southgate Artists"
September 28 West University Examiner
Houston, Texas
www.yourhoustonnews.com/west_university/living/
solos-and-duets-displays-works-by-two-southgate-artists/
article_b003829e-d135-5e96-9670-e82ed6695ee6.html
Photo of Painted Collaborative Pottery in the Article
"Empty Bowls: Opportunities for Sustenance" by Thomas Perry
Published in The Studio Potter
Winter/Spring 2010-2011
Volume 39 Number 1
The Studio Potter
Shelburne, Massachusetts
www.studiopotter.org


2010
Event Date Location
Poem Publication in Hawaii Review
Fall 2010 University of Hawaii at Monoa
Honolulu, Hawaii
Poem Publication in Woman Artists' Datebook
Fall 2010 Syracuse Cultural Workers
Syracuse, New York
www.syracuseculturalworkers.com
Poem Publication in Texas Poetry Calendar
Fall 2010 Dos Gatos Press
Austin, Texas
www.dosgatospress.org
Radio: Recorded Poems for "The Poets' Corner" August 2010 Aired and Archived on Houston's
Taping for the Blind Web Site
Accepted Invitation to join the Literary Board of
Mutabilis Press
July 2010 Mutabilis Press
Houston, Texas
www.mutabilispress.org
Studio Tour and Talk for Artists-in-Residence of
the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
July 2010 Carolyn's Studio
Poetry Reading: AWP Conference Off-Site Reading
from Beyond Forgetting Anthology
April 2010 Auraria Campus
Denver, Colorado
Artwork from Carolyn's Books Illustrated Invitations and Programs for Benefit,
"Turning Points: Creativity and Mystery of Healing"
March 2010 Jung Center of Houston
Guest Speaker: Jean Shinoda Bolen
Review of Poem "Everyday Cookies" in
Beyond Forgetting in
News from St. John's Cathedral
and
Photo of St. Thomas University Reading
January 2010 www.beyondforgetting.com/reviews.html
www.beyondforgettingbook.com/photos-from-readings.html


2009
Event Date Location
Poetry Reading & Book Sale
from Beyond Forgetting
Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association
November 5
7 pm Reading & Book Signing
Lone Star College
Montgomery College
Room B-102
Montgomery, Texas
Poetry Reading & Book Sale
from Beyond Forgetting
Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association
November 4
5 pm Reception
6 - 8 pm Reading & Book Signing
St. Thomas University
Jones Hall
Houston, Texas
Publication
"Everyday Cookies"
Poem in Anthology Beyond Forgetting
Holly Hughes, editor
May Kent State University Press
Kent, Ohio
www.beyondforgettingbook.com
Publication
Poem in Anthology Eating Her Wedding Dress
April Ragged Sky Press
Princeton, New Jersey
www.raggedsky.com
Writer's Residency April Vermont Studio Center
Johnson, Vermont
www.vermontstudiocenter.org
Quilt Exhibition
"New Focus"
December 5, 2008 -
February 21
Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson Avenue
Coos Bay, Oregon
www.coosart.org
2008
Event Date Location
CD-ROM
"The Best of 2007 Quilters Newsletter"
2008 The Electric Quilt Co. &
Quilters Newsletter Magazine
www.electricquilt.com
Publication
"Broken Eye"
Essay in Reading Lips
2008 Helen Keller Foundation
www.apprenticehouse.com
Publication
"Sid's Rainstorm"
Poem in Camas: The Nature of the West
Summer 2008 University of Montana
Missoula, Montana
www.umt.edu/camas
Publication
"Petroglyphs on Chalk Mountain"
Poem in Copper Nickel
October 2008 University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado
www.copper-nickel.org
Quilt Exhibition
"Piece By Piece: Then & Now"
September 27 - December 13 Arlington Museum of Art
Arlington, Texas
Fiber Exhibition
"Tip of the Iceberg"
December 4 - January 2, 2009 Williams Tower Gallery
Houston, Texas
Publication
Four Poems in
Big Land, Big Sky, Big Hair
November Dos Gatos Press
Austin, Texas
www.dosgatospress.org
2007
Event Date Location
Collage Image Publication
"Visions Lost, Visions Gained"
in Kalliope
December
Volume 29, No. 2
Florida Community College
Jacksonville
Poem Publication
"The Woman Came Out"
in The Weight of Addition: an anthology of Texas Poetry

edited by Randall Watson
December Mutabilis Press, Houston
www.mutabilispress.org
Poem Publication
"Cutting Cloth for Rag Rugs"
in 2008 Women Artists Datebook
September Syracuse Cultural Workers
www.SyracuseCulturalWorkers.com
Exhibition
"Look Beneath the Surface:
An Art Exhibit for Human Trafficking Awareness Week"
September 20-28 Bering and James Gallery,
Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition
Exhibition
"Woven Wonders:
A Contemporary Basket Showcase"
June 30-July 31 Copper Shade Tree Gallery
Round Top, Texas
Lecture
May 17 Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
Selected Art Images in
"Artworks: Art for Upper Secondary"
May Marshall Cavendish, Publisher
Singapore
Publication
"Moonscapes: Discharged Quilts
Inspired by the Moon"
April 2007 Issue Quilter's Newsletter Magazine
www.quiltersnewsletter.com
Exhibition
"Celebrate Spring"
International Quilt Association
April 13 - 15 International Quilt Festival
Chicago
Stephens Convention Center
2006
Event Date Location
Award
"The Gathering"

2nd Place Winner
Art Competition
Volume 13, No. 3,
Fall 2005
American Butterfly Magazine
North American Butterfly Association
Publication
"Touched by Flowers.
Printing Nature's Beauty"
Spring 2006, Issue 21 Quilting Arts Magazine
www.quiltingarts.com
Book Signing
and Discuss Process of Creativity
March 19,
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lucia's Garden
2216 Portsmouth
713-523-6494
Quilt Exhibition Co-Judge
"Celebrate Spring"
International Quilt Association
April 7 - 9 International Quilt Festival
Chicago
Workshops
Nature Printing Techniques
June 14 - 17 Minnesota Quilters Conference
St. Cloud, Minnesota
www.mnquilt.org/mq2006
Art and Writing Residency Spring Hedgebrook
Two Paper Vessels Represented in book
500 Baskets: A Celebration of the Basketmaker's Art

May 2006 Lark Books
Exhibition
"Contemporary Baskets 2006"
June 10 - July 7 del Mano Gallery
11981 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles
Exhibition
"Texas Invitational Art Quilt Exhibition"
September 27 -
October 22
Kerr Arts and Cultural Center
Kerrville, Texas
Exhibition
"SAQA: The Creative Force"
Studio Art Quilt Association
Juror: Paul Smith
October 5 -
November 5
International Quilt Market & Festival
Houston, Texas
2005
Event Date Location
Exhibition:
"Give the Gift of Freedom"

Coalition Against Human Trafficking
April 20 - May 2 Galleria, near Nordstrom's
www.caht.org
Exhibition:
"Inside/Outside"

Print Exhibition and Sale
Women in the Visual & Literary Arts
June 15 - August 14 Museum of Printing History
1324 West Clay
Houston, Texas
713-522-4652
Exhibition:
"Quilt Voices"

Invitational: Selections Based on
"Quilters Save Our Stories"
Interviews conducted by the
Alliance for American Quilts

("Don't Throw Away My Dolls",
Carolyn's quilt in this exhibition,
can be seen on the Quilt Gallery page.)
September 9 -
December 9
University of Delaware Gallery
114 Old College
Newark, Delaware
302-831-8037
Exhibition:
"Color Odyssey III"

Mixed Media Artists of Houston
October 4 -
November 11
C.J. Jung Center
5200 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, Texas
Reading and Book Signing October 8
1:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
3003 W. Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77025
713-349-0701
Exhibition:
"Quilts: A World of Beauty"

International Quilt Association
("The Disappearing Daughters
of HumanTrafficking"

has been accepted into IQA's Exhibit.)
October 26 - 30 International Quilt Festival
Houston, Texas
Guest Juror:
"Fine Focus 2006 Art Quilts"
November Visit the Fine Focus website
for entry guidelines, venues,
and past years' exhibits.
Writing Residency Hedgebrook
Whidbey Island, Washington
Television Appearances:
"Creative Living with Sheryl Borden"

PBS
2005 and 2006 Your Local PBS Station.
If the program is not carried,
call and request
"Creative Living."

(Please check back frequently for updates to Carolyn's calendar.)



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