Selected Juried Shows

  • 59th Annual Delta Exhibition, Chaos Ensues, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, June 2017
  • Quilts = Art = QuiltsIncoming, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, November 2016
  • Quilt National 2017The Secret Life of Stones, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH, May 2017
  • 58th Annual Delta Exhibition, Pollinators, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, June 2016
  • Quilt National 2015, Insomnia: His and Hers, Dairy Barn Arts Center,  Athens, OH, May 2015
  • Quilts = Art = QuiltsMemory’s Playground, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, November 2014
  • Earth Stories, SAQA Invitational Exhibition – Stream of Consequences, Michigan State University Museum, May 2014; University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, MO, January 2015; Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH, April 2015
  • Quilt National 2013Round and Round It Goes – Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH, May 2013, St. Louis University Museum of Art, September 2013; Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside CA, July 2014; St Marie-aux-Mines, France, September 2015

Awards

  • 58th Annual Delta Exhibition, Juror’s Award for Pollinators, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, June 2016
  • Excellence in Fibers 2015, Best of Show, Round and Round It Goes
  • Quilt National 2013, Award of Excellence, Round and Round It Goes
  • Quilts = Art = Quilts Award for Machine Workmanship, Connecting Fantasy to Reality Proved Difficult, 2010
  • Quilt National 2009, McCarthy Memorial Award for 2009, City

Invitational and Gallery Shows

  • The Thread That Connects, Arts in the Airport, Nashville International Airport, TN, January 2017
  • Drawing Lines Across Mediums, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, February 2016
  • ArtPrize 2015, Grand Rapids Art Museum, September 2015
  • Excellence in Fibers, Fiber Art Now magazine, November 2015
  • Quilts 20/20 Traditional Works/Contemporary Art , Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pa, June 2015.
  • Earlville Contemporary Quilts, Earlville Opera House Arts Center, Earlville, NY, July 2014
  • Explorations: Dorothy Northern and Paula Kovarik, Mertie W. Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center - Levy Gallery, Memphis, TN, November 2012
  • Uncommon Threads: A Survey of Contemporary Quilts, Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York City, NY, November 2011

Published

  • Art Quilts International, Abstract & Geometric, featured artist, Martha Sielman, 2016
  • Fiber Art Now, “Paula Kovarik’s Storyline,” Suzanne Smith Arney, Winter 2016/2017
  • Art Quilting Studio, featured artist, Rice Freeman-Zachery, Summer 2016
  • American Craft Magazine, June/July 2015, Follow the Thread
  • Quilt National 2015, The Best of Contemporary Quilts, Dairy Barn Arts Center
  • Quilt National 2013, The Best of Contemporary Quilts, Dragon Threads Ltd., 2013
  • Quilt National 2011, The Best of Contemporary Quilts, Lark Crafts, 2011
  • Quilt National 2009, The Best of Contemporary Quilts, (Cover and inside page), Lark Books, 2009