Sue Cavanaugh

Biography

Sue Cavanaugh works by hand with cloth, cord, dye, paint and occasionally wood and wire. Cavanaugh’s initial art foray was in art quilts and stitch resist shibori, awarded Best of Show at a shibori exhibit at the Textile Center, Minneapolis. She has twice won the Lynn Goodman Borgman Award at Quilt National and has had work in Visions exhibits at Oceanside Museum of Art and San Diego. She was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for FY 2019, received a Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in 2016, and a Dresden residency (German) in 2012. Her work is in the collections of the Hilton Columbus Downtown, the Ohio Arts Council, the International Quilt Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, and private collections throughout the U.S. In addition to art quilts Sue has done site-specific installations, relief printing, painting and a book of political cartoons (“A Corporation Is a Person Like the Emperor’s New Clothes Were Real.” She is represented by Muse Gallery and (not) Sheep Gallery, Columbus.