Ellen Kochansky

Owner EKO Quilts, 1984-present
Syracuse Univ., BFA Costume Design & Textiles, 1969

Artist in Residence, McColl Center, Charlotte NC Fall 2006
Cultural Commissioner at large, Pickens County, SC 2003-present
American Craft Council Trustee 1990-92, Emeritus, 1993
Artist in Residence, Artpark, Lewiston, NY, 1988, 2003
MARS Millenium Project, National Endowment for the Arts, 1999
National Endowment for the Arts, American Canvas Panelist, 1997
Revival Design Camp, Founding Director, 1997
SC Individual Artist Fellowship 1978, 1993
Ripple Effect Sustainable Design Group, Board of Directors, 2000

American Craft Museum Permanent Collection, NYC
White House Permanent Collection, Washington, DC
Bank of America, Gateway Center, Charlotte, NC
Mint Museum of Craft + Design Permanent Collection, Charlotte, NC
Columbia Museum of Art & Science, Columbia, SC
Gerald Hines Partnership, Chemed Center, Cincinnati, OH
Milliken & Co. Permanent Collection, Spartanburg, SC
Spartanburg Museum, Spartanburg, SC
Hundreds of other public and private collections

Six Continents of Quilts, American Craft Museum, NY, NY, 2002
Objects for Use, American Craft Museum, NY, NY, 2001-2002
White House Collection, National Museum of American Art, 1995
Teacher: Penland School, Arrowmont, many national conferences
Mentor: AMBIT and other international internship programs
Juror: St. Louis Art Fair, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, American Craft Council, 5 years