Selected Solo Exhibitions

Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2011
b. sakata garo gallery, Sacramento, CA 2009
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2007
Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 2006
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2004  
Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York 2001
MX Gallery, Barcelona 2001
Officinet Gallery, Danske Kunsthåndværkere, Copenhagen 1999
Memorial Union Gallery, University of California, Davis 1999
Royal Institute of British Architects Gallery, Manchester, England 1996
Site 311 Gallery, Pacific Grove, California 1985
Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, California 1984
Meyer, Breier, Weiss, San Francisco 1982
Pence Gallery, Davis 1982

Selected Two-person Exhibitions

Brown Grotta Gallery, Wilton Connecticut 1996/93
Headlands Art Center, Marin, CA 1984
Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego, California 1986
Sarospatak Museum, Sarospatak, Hungary 1981
California Crafts Museum, Palo Alto 1980


San Francisco, California

Federal Art In Embassies Program

NATO U.S. Ambassador residence, Truman Hall, Brussels, Belgium, 2009
U.S. Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, 2001

Selected Group Exhibitions

Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA “The Nature of Entanglements,” 2011
The Textile Museum, Washington D C “Green: the Color and the Cause,” 2011
International artist commissions for windows, Independent Ideas, La Rinascente, Milan, Italy, 2010
Thirteenth Annual International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), browngrotta arts, Chicago, IL, 2010
Oakland Museum of California, celebration of new galleries, Oakland, CA “Reinstallation,” 2010
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco CA. August-September. “Super Flat,” 2009
palmbeach3 browngrotta arts, West Palm Beach, FL, 2009
Trinity Museum, Trinity Church Wall Street, January-April, “Visions of Wholeness: The Art of Radical Abundance,” 2009
Museum of Arts and Design, NY, NY, September-February. "Permanently MAD: Revealing the Collection" and “Forward Thinking: Building the MAD Collection” (inaugural exhibitions). 2008-09
Racine Art Museum, “Basketworks: The Cotsen Contemporary American Basket Collection” Racine WI. 2008-09
Artifact, Wilton CT, curated by browngrotta arts, October-December. "Art of the Table," 2008
Arte&Arte, various locations, Como, Italy September-November. "Matrix Natura," 2008
Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ. February. "Connected: Annual Exhibition of Basketry and Connective Techniques," 2007
The Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC, June-December. “Point of View: Windgate Charitable Foundation,” 2007
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL. “Material Difference: Soft Sculpture and Wall Works “ (in celebration of the 15th anniversary of Friends of Fiber Art International) 2006
Collectors of Wood Art exhibition “The Presence of Absence: Contemplating the Void in Contemporary Wood Sculpture" curated by Harold Nelson, Director, Long Beach Museum of Art, Thirteenth Annual International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL. 2006
Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler AZ, May-July. "Tied Together: Textile Art in the 21st Century" (curated by Rebecca Stevens). 2006
Arizona State University Art Museum, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe AZ. “Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection.” (Traveling: June 29 – September 23, 2007 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, TX; January 27 – April 27, 2008 Palo Alto Art Center, CA; July 19 – November 2, 2008 Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA; January - March 2009 Bellevue Museum of Art, WA; April - September, 2009 Santa Fe Museum of Fine Arts, NM).
Kaunas Art Biennial, Kaunas , Lithuania , “Textile 05”
The Millstone Gallery at COCA (Center of Creative Arts), St. Louis , MO , “In the Narrative: Textiles Object/Word,” 2005
American Art Museum , Smithsonian Institution, Washington , D.C. , “High Fiber,” Spring 2005
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach , CA. “Engaging Nature: Contemporary Baskets from the Cotsen Collection” June-August 2005
City Art Centre and Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh , “ShowCASe: Contemporary Art for the UK ,” curated by the Contemporary Art Society, January-March 2005
11th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles , Lodz , Poland 2004
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach , CA. "Into the Woods" 2004
Fuller Craft Museum , Brooklyn , MA . “Perfect Collection” 2004
Wignall Museum , Chaffey College , Ranchocucamonga, CA. “Contemporary Fibers” 2004
Ex Chiesa San Francisco, Como , Italy , “ 13 th Rassegna d'Arte Tessile Contemporanea” 2003
Galerie Handwerk, Munchen, Germany, “ Flechten” 2003
American Textile History Museum , Lowell , MA , “Generations/Transformations: American Fiber Art” 2003
Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University , Beijing , China , "Second International TapestryArt: From Lausanne to Beijing " 2002
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, "The Renwick Invitational" (Koehler, Laky, Logan and Rawdin) 2002
Beauvais , France "5eme Festival International de la Tapisserie et d l'Art de la Fibre" 2002
LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton , New York , "Small Works in Fiber" (international touring exhibition) 2002
American Embassy, Bangkok , Thailand , "Art in Embassies" 2002
Arkansas Art Center , Little Rock , "Baskets Now: USA " 2002
Art Gallery, Bury St Edmunds , England , "Crossover" ( Touring , UK ) 2001
Los Angeles County Museum , Los Angeles , "Made in California 1900-2000"
Palo Alto Art Center , Palo Alto , California , "Nature Re-Bound" 2000
Prigglitz, Austria, "Kunst in der Landschaft V" 2000
Sotheby's, London , England , "In Focus" 2000
Crocker Art Museum , Sacramento , CA , "Material Witness: Masters of California Crafts" 1999
Crafts Council of Britain and The Whitworth Art Gallery , England , "Contemporary International Basketmaking" ( Touring , UK ) 1999
Konsthantverks, Kulturföreningen KLAR, a cross-cultural organization, RansÓter , Sweden ,"Ting '98"
Barbican Centre (Inventing America: a year of American Culture), London , England , "Threads Contemporary American Basketry" 1998
Ex Area Ticosa in Viale Innocenzo XI, Coma , Italy , "98 Miniartextil Como : Ottava Rassegna InternazionaleD'Arte Tessile"
Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities, Sun Valley , ID ,"Art in Nature" 1995
Galerie Philharmonie, Liege , Belgium , "Eventails" ( Spain , France, Netherlands , Hungary , Yugoslavia ) 1991
Florida State University , Tallahassee , FL/Universidad de Los Andes , Colombia , "Fibers: United States/Colombia" 1990
Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, "14e Biennale Internationale de laTapisserie" and Nederlands Textielmuseum, Tlburg, Netherlands, "Selections from the 14e Biennale" 1989
The Oakland Museum , Oakland , "Best Picks: Brady, Hauptman, Laky and Lerner" 1986
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Louvre, Paris , France , "Fibres-Art 85"
Savaria Museum , Szombathely , Hungary , "Fifth Internatonal Biennial of Miniature Textiles" 1984
Metropolitan Museum of Manila , Manila , Philippines , "Fiber as Art" 1980
Pasadena Art Museum , Pasadena , " California Design XI" 1971

St Louis, Missouri


Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected Events, Art Actions, Site-Specific and Situational Works

"Connect" 144” x 48” x 20” a site specific work, commission for “Plein Air” held at KRUG, Dovenitza, Bulgaria. Branches, reused commercial construction wood, screws. 2005
“Bateau,” on-site construction of a vessel (approx. 18”x 32”x20”) Conference: A Fiber Art Weekend, in conjunction with the exnibition: 2003
“Generations/Transformations: American Fiber Art,” American Textile History Museum, Lowell , MA . 2003
"Gyöngy Laky" on-site demonstration/performance of construction process for Raised Urn at Newcastle Produce, Placer County Mandarin Festival, CA. Supported by the Arts Council of Placer County and the Placer County Agricultural Commission. 2000
“Open Ended Crater,” on-site construction of a vessel (approx. 30”x 36”x30”) in conjunction with the Conference, “Inventions & Constructions: Concepts and Materials,” Florida Craftsmen, St Petersburg , FL. 2000
"Tree House," a site-specific work for the exhibition, "Complex Harbor," Art Complex Museum, Wustum, Massachusetts 1998
"Surroundings," Art Gallery , California State University , Chico . A site-specific installation 1993
"Sounding Form," A site-specific work, "New Forms in Willow ," Projects Environment, Ness Gardens ( University of Liverpool ), England 1991
"Forms for Language," A site-specific work, "Landscape and Sculpture," Projects Environment, Manchester Polytechnic , England 1989
"Improvisational Structures: Line, Movement, Change and Space," site-specific work, Concordia University , Montreal , Quebec 1987
"Falling Up," Musee des Arts Decoratifs, site-specific work in the exhibition hall in conjunction with the exhibition, Fibres-Art 85, Paris 1985
"The Blue Piece, Red Piece and Yellow Piece" site-specific work for Landmarks Exhibition, Headlands Art Center , Marin , California 1984
"Episodes in Textile Thinking," Fiberworks Gallery, Berkeley 1983

Kaunas, Lithuania


New York, New York