elaine longtemps


"FLINT" was selected by SAQA for a global traveling exhibition

Art Evolved: Intertwined which will premiere at Yellowstone Art Museum Billings, Montana June 30 - October 22, 2023.

My large piece "Extension/Velocity" was featured in Fiber Art Now Vol 11 Issue 2 Spring 2022 and was included in the exhibition Excellence in Fibers 2022 at the Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, New York May 28 - August 14, 2022

My work was also featured in an eight page article in ARTEMORBIDA Textile Arts Magazine, April 2022 n.07 in both Italian and English printed editions of the magazine as well as an introduction to my Alzheimer's Project' in their online magazine.

I have been invited by Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh to make a presentation of my work March 15, 2023 2:00 PM Eastern Time


2018 When Boundaries Begin To Fade, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri

Catalog with Forward by Patricia Malarcher


2022 Excellence in Fibers, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, New York

2022 Variations, Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead, Massachusetts

2022 Fantastic Fibers 2022, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky

2021 New Members Exhibition Silvermine Arts Center Gallery, New Canaan, Connecticut

2020 Elemental: Earth, Fire, Water, Air Curve Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland

2020 FIBER 2020, Silvermine Arts Center Gallery, New Canaan, Connecticut

2020 The Gold Standard of Textile and Fiber Art at Westbeth Gallery in New York City

2019 Between The Threads; Webster Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

2019 Rope Unbound: Contemporary Rope Art; Highfield Hall & Gardens, Falmouth, Massachusetts

2019 Fiberart International 2019; Brewhouse Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2019 Third Annual Invitational; NoHoM55 Gallery; New York City

2019 Fiber Now Invitational; The Rye Art Center, Rye, New York

2019 Twisting fibers: An Art For All Reasons; Valley Tourism Center Art Gallery and Gallery 175, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

2018 Water Works; Maryland Federation of Art Curve Gallery, Online Exhibition

2018 RED + ONE; International Bojagi Forum 2018, SETEC, Seoul, South Korea

2017-2018 RED; NoHo M55 Gallery, New York City

2016 Soapbox; Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri

2016 Fiber Options: Material Explorations; Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland

2016 Korea Bojagi Forum; Suwon IPark Museum of Art (SIMA), Suwon, South Korea and Chojun Textile Museum, Seoul, South Korea

2015 International Fiber Arts VII; Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California

2014 SQUARE; Narthex Gallery, Citicorp Complex, New York City

2014-2015 FOCUS: FIBER 2014; Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania, Sponsored by The Textile Art Alliance of The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2014 Fiber Fever; Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri

2014 Art From The Boros II; Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York City

2014 Viewpoints 2014; Aljira, Center For Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey

2014 Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Art Exhibition; Lynchburg, Virginia

2014 Day By Day, the Twelve 2013 Artist of the Month Winners; Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey

2013 Spoken Threads; invitational, ArtRage, The Norton Putter Gallery, Syracuse, New York, Curators: Rose Viviano/Kimberley McCoy

2013 Artist of the Month Web Exhibition; Arts Guild New Jersey, www.agnjartistofthemonth.wordpress.com

2013 National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2013; The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas

2012 Fiber Options: Material Explorations; The Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland, Juror: J. Susan Isaacs, Critic

2012 Prismatic; invitational, Art Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey, Curator: Rachel Faillace

2012 Salon des Refusés; Hudson Guild Gallery, New York City

2012 Made in NY 2012; Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, New York

2012 Crossing Lines: The Many Faces of Fiber; Three World Financial Center, New York City; Juror: Rebecca A. T. Stevens, Consulting Curator Contemporary Textiles, The Textile Museum, Washington D.C.

2011 Green: The Color and The Cause; The Textile Museum, Washington D.C. Jurors: Lee A. Talbot, Associate Curator, Eastern Hemisphere Collections; Rebecca A.T. Stevens, Consulting Curator, Contemporary Textiles

2011 Northeast Regional Contemporary Fiber Exhibition; Rochester Art Center, Rochester, New York

2011 National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2011; The Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, Kansas

2011 Fiber Plus; The Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, New York

2011 Uncommon Threads; Invitational, Trenton Artworks, Trenton, New Jersey, Curator: Carol Schepps

2011 25th International Juried Show Silver Anniversary; Visual Arts Center, Summit, New Jersey, Juror: Joan Young, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Solomon R. Gugenheim Museum

2010 Fiber: Twentyten; Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, Missouri

2010 GALEX 44 National Competition; Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois

2009 Bearing Witness: Art as Social Action; Hosted by ARC Gallery & Educational Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Juror: Barbara Fish, professor Dept of Psychiatry University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Art Institute of Chicago

2009 Katharine Butler Gallery 4th Annual National Juried Exhibition; Sarasota, Florida, Juror: Roy Slade, Former Director, The Corcoran Gallery of Art

2009 CONTINUUM; George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey

2009 Visual Art Center of New Jersey 23rd International Juried Show; Summit, New Jersey, Juror: Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator for Modern and Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

2009 Allentown Art Museum's 30th Juried Show; Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania

2008 59th Annual Art of The Northeast; Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut, Juror: Thom Collins, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art

2008 Surface: Layered; Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, Arizona

2008 Bend, Fold, Manipulate For Peace; ACA Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2008 Contemporary Fiber; The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut

2003 Fiber Directions 2003; Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas, Juror: Jason Pollen

2000 The Butler Institute of American Art 64th Annual Midyear Exhibition; The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, Juror: Keith Sonnier

1997 Carving the Forces of Change: Celebrating Women in the Arts (Women's Caucus for Art 25th Anniversary Exhibition); Artemisia, Chicago, Illinois, Juror: Faith Ringgold

1997 Creative Arts Guild 10th Annual Fiber Arts Competition and Exhibition; Dalton, Georgia

1996 New Directions '96; Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, New York, Juror: Beth Venn, Associate Curator of Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art

1996 25th Juried Show; Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania

1995 Ana 24; The Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana, Juror: Lloyd Herman, Founding Director, Smithsonian Institute's Renwick Gallery

1995 Color Now; Main Line Art Center, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Juror: Terrie Sultan, Curator of Contemporary Art, The Corcoran Gallery of Art

1994 40th National Juried Exhibition; San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California

1994 Contemporary Artists Center All-Media Summer Exhibition; Berkshire School of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, Jurors: Clare Bell, Curator, Solomon R. Gugenheim Museum/Ivan Karp, Director, OK Harris Works of Art, New York City

1993 Momento Mori: Remembering in the Age of AIDS; Open Space Gallery, Allentown, Pennsylvania

1993 Mixed Media; Multi-Media Art Gallery, New York City

1971 22nd New England Exhibition; The Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut

1970 Frontal Images '70: Mississippi Art Association 60th Annual National Competitive Exhibition; Jackson, Mississippi

1968 Eighteen Young Artists; The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

1968 Solo Exhibition; Fort Hays Kansas State College, Hays, Kansas

1968 Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art; Chautauqua Gallery of Art, Chautauqua, New York

1968 Aspects Gallery, New York City

1968 Aegis Gallery, New York City

1966 6th Annual Mercyhurst National Exhibition of American Drawing; Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

1964 Hinckley and Brohel Gallery; New York City and Washington DC


Inversions visuals by Elaine Longtemps, computer music and new notation composed by Sean Longtemps

Musicgraphics visuals by Elaine Longtemps, The Song of the Gopis music composed by Mona Hector


Arte Morbida, Textile Art Magazine, Roma, Italia, numero 7, April 2022

Excellence in Fiber Art VII, Fiber Art Now Magazine, April 2022

Textiel Plus, Kleurrijke touwsculpturen: Elaine Longtemps geeft vorm aan gebeurtenissen, Textiel Plus, Netherlands, Zomer 2020

The Language of Making, Visual Voices From The Textile Study Group of New York, 2019

Artistry in Fiber, Vol 2, Sculpture, Schiffer Publishing 2017

Winners of Entwined: Rope in Fiber Art & Mixed Media; Fiber Art Now, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Winter 2017

Be Inspired, The Annual by Be Creative with Workbox, Vol. 5, Devon, England, "Twisted Tales", October 2016

Foundry Art Centre blog, "Artist Spotlight: Elaine Longtemps/Soapbox Award Winner", October 28, 2016

Be Creative With Workbox magazine, "Gallery", Issue 155, Devon, England, May/June 2016

Fiber Art Now magazine, "Bojagi: A Living Tradition, 2016 Bojagi Forum" by Mara Tegethoff, Fall 2016

Surface Design Magazine, "In Review, New York, NY, Crossing Lines: The Many Faces of Fiber, World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery", Nell Znamierowski, Winter 2013

RISDXYZ, Fall/Winter 2012-13

"Fiber Plus", book published by Blue Door Gallery, 2011

Rochester City Newspaper, NY, "Peacefulness and politics" by Rebecca Rafferty, April 13-19, 2011

Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, March 31, 2011

Surface Design Magazine, "Creative Exploration of Fiber and Fabric, Exposure", Winter 2010

In A New York Minute, "New York State--Fertile Soil for Fiber Art", Jeanne Raffer Beck, New York State Representative for The Surface Design Association, Sept 23, 2008

Connecticut Post, "Beauty of Fiber," Phyllis A.S. Boros, April 27, 2008

Fiber Art News, January 2003

RISD Views, Summer 2003, Fall 2000, May/June 1995, March/April 1995

Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago, Pamphlets, Call No P-29728

The Morning Call, PA, "Juried Show A Vision of Delights Restored," Geoff Gehman, January 21, 1996

The Philadelphia Inquirer, "A Haverford Center's True Colors Emerge in Contemporary Exhibit," Victoria Donohue, Inquirer Art Critic, April 1995

Main Line Art Center Juror's Statement for Color Now, Terrie Sultan, Corcoran Gallery of Art, April 1995

Berkshires Week, "A Cornucopia of Fine Arts," Daniel Grant, June 9, 1994

The Transcript, "Beaver Mill Site Gallery Season to Open," Rosemary Jette, June 9, 1994

Contemporary Artists Center Press Release, Brandon Graving, June 1994

Phoenix, "American Street Art," Brooklyn, New York 1976

Phoenix, "Children See Things From A New Perspective," Carroll Sugg, Brooklyn, New York, 1973

The Tablet, "This Jungle Is Safe," New York, April 22, 1971


Click Here to Download a PDF "Twisted Tales" a magazine article by "Be Inspired by WORKBOX VOL. 5"

Click Here to Link to TSGNY Blog "Elaine Longtemps: Music and Message" A interview with Jeanne Heifetz of the Textile Study Group of New York, August 26, 2013

Click Here To Download a PDF "In Review: Crossing the Line" by Surface Design Journal

Honorable Mention for Earth Entrapment: Predictions for 100 Years, Maryland Federation of Art, 2020
Winner of "Entwined: Rope in Fiber Art & Mixed Media", for FLINT, R&W Rope, Fiber Art Magazine
Juror's Choice Award for FLINT, Maryland Federation of Art
Going Solo Award for Trail of Tears/The Long Walk, Foundry Art Centre
Juror's Choice Award for Trail of Tears/The Long Walk, Maryland Federation of Art
Honorarium, 23rd Annual International, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey
Honorarium, Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, Georgia
The John McKee Memorial Award, San Diego Art Institute for Cross By The Side Of The Road
Recognition by McDonald's Corp as curator for the show Main Street, USA
Juror's Merit Award, Mississippi Art Association for Minuend
Max Beckman Scholarship Program, Brooklyn Museum Art School
European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design
Sidney Richmond-Burleigh Scholarship

Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, New York
Surface Design Association, Sebastopol, California
Textile Study Group of New York, New York City
American Craft Council, New York City
Alumnus of The U.S. Experiment in International Living


BFA Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program in conjunction with The U.S. Experiment in International Living, Rome, Italy

Pratt Institute Graphic Art Center, New York City, work scholarship

Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, New York, Max Beckman Scholarship Program