Current and Upcoming Exhibitions:

Windows, Wind Chimes, & Whimsy at Inspiration Arbor, community outdoor public art installation featuring sculpture, painting, fiber art, and historical photography, 1507 E. Meadowmere, Springfield, Missouri, May 2020
Flying High: For the Love of Birds
, Texas Quilt Museum, 140 W Colorado Street, La Grange, Texas, September 24 – December 20, 2020

Previous Exhibitions:
Solo Shows:

“Threads of Thought” at the 21st Carrefour Européen du Patchwork / European Patchwork Meeting, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France, September 16-19, 2015
Contemporary Stitching,
Gallery Marlin, 305 W. Mill, Suite 300, Springfield, MO 65806, June 16 — August 30, 2011
Pam RuBert – Contemporary Art Quilts and Drawings
, Mildred M. Cox Fine Art Gallery, William Woods University, Fulton, MO, February, 2009.
Wish You Were Hair, Creamery Arts Center, Springfield, MO, September 2008
Contemporary Art Quilts by Pam RuBert, Driskill Gallery, Jester Performing Arts Center, Boliver, MO January 2008
The Perils of PaMdora, Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield, MO, December 2006 – January 2007

Exhibitions Curated by Artist:
eXtreme Fiber Art Exhibition, featuring 25 regionally and nationally known artists, ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield, Missouri, Sept. 7- Oct. 12, 2018
We Could Be Heroes, painting, sculpture, fiber art, and photography by 25 regional artists, ideaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield, Missouri, April 6-May 26, 2018

Invitational and Curated Group Shows:

Reminiscence, Sky Gallery, Springfield-Branson National Airport, August-December, 2020.
Blackout, Obelisk Home Gallery, 214 West Phelps Street, Springfield, Missouri, October 4-25, 2019
Radical Elements
, International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, Texas, September 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Funny Bone, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA, July 15-October 18, 2017.
Quilt National 2015, Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, May-September 2015; Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, MO, November 12-28, 2015, Summit County Historical Society, Akron, OH, October 21-November 21, 2016; Wisconsin Quilt and Fiber Arts Museum, Cedarburg, WI, May 4-July 9, 2017; European Patchwork Meeting, Sainte-Marie-aux–Mines, France, Septmber 13-17, 2017
People & Portraits, curated book and exhibition, AQS Quilt Week at Phoenix, AZ, Feb 11-14, 2016, at Daytona Beach, FL, Feb 24-27, 2016, at Lancaster, PA, March 16-19, 2016, at Paducah, KY, April 20-23, 2016, at Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 10 – 13, 2016, at Chattanooga, TN, Sept. 14 – 17, 2016, at Des Moines, IA, Oct. 5 – 8, 2016
The Big Show,  curated group exhibition, Sky Gallery, Springfield-Branson National Airport, Springfield, MO, May-August 2016
Radical Elements, traveling exhibition, Cafritz Foundation Arts Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, April 3 – May 9, 2014, National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C., April-September, 2015; Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Melbourne, Florida, May-August, 2016
No Strings Attached,
curated fiber art exhibition, Sky Gallery, Springfield-Branson National Airport, Springfield, Missouri, November 16, 2015- February 22, 2016
Expressions in Equality,  studio art quilt exhibition curated by Sheila Frampton-Cooper,  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA, January 17-April 4, 2015
People & Portraits, curated book and traveling exhibition, International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2013; Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, Texas, January 9 – March 30, 2014; International Quilt Festival in Chicago, Illinois, June 20-22, 2014; Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, U.K., August 2014, Festival Internacional de Patchwork e Arts Afins, Curitiba, Brazil, August 27-30, 2015; Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure, NY October 1-December 20, 2015
Stitches Across Time –
with Paula Rosen and Ellen Neville, Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, March 7-28, 2014
A Sense of Place at Sky Gallery, Springfield-Branson International Airport, August 14 — November 13, 2012
Vital Threads
, two-person exhibition featuring Annie Helmericks-Louder and Pam Kanagawa-RuBert, Stephens College, Columbia, MO, August 27-October 14, 2010
Stitch Me a Story, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL, September 20 -November 11, 2009
Modern Materials: The Art of the Quilt, Artspace at Untitled gallery, Oklahoma City, OK, July-August 29, 2009, Living Arts Center, Tulsa, OK, February 3-25, 2010
Art with a Q, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, November 2008-March 2009
New Focus, Coos Museum, Coos Bay, OR, December 2008-February 2009
Figuratively Speaking, Visions Gallery, San Diego, CA, August-October 2008
Distinctive Directions, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, April 2008
Reminiscence, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, May-September 2007

Juried Group Shows:

World of Beauty at International Quilt Festival/Houston, Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2014, IQA /Chicago, March 26-28, 2015 IQA /Minneapolis, May 15-17, 2015 /Quilt! Knit! Stitch! presented by IQA/Portland, Aug. 13-15, 2015
Quilt National 2013
, Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, May-September 2013, St. Louis University Art Museum, Sept. 20 – Oct. 27, 2013, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, January 15-April 13, 2014, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, July 26-Nov. 30, 2014
Second International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB)San Jose Quilts & Textiles Museum, San Jose, CA – August 7 – October 14, 2012
Kapow! Comic Art & Storyboarding,
Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO, July 27 – August 31, 2012
Fiberart International 2010
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, April 16 – August 22, 2010, Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, Rochester, NY, April 30-July 3 2011
International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB),
San Jose Quilts & Textiles Museum, San Jose, CA – August 17 – October 31, 2010
Quilt National 2009
Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, May-September 2009, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO September-October, 2009, Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Panama City, Florida, February 5 – March 14, 2010
Art Quilts Lowell 2009, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA, September 2009
Transformations ’08: Icons & Imagery, traveling to the Birmingham Festival of Quilts, UK, South African National Quilt Festival, Gauteng, South Africa, and Coos Museum, Coos Bay, OR, 2008, Everhart Musuem, Scranton, PA, May-July 2009
A Tear in the Fabric: Conceptually Driven Quilts, California Polytechnic State U. Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2008
SAQA The Creative Force, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, and traveling through 2008
Quilt National 2007, Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, May-September 2007, traveling until 2009
Fiberart International 2007, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, April – August 2007
Quilt Visions 2006, Oceanside Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, November 2006
World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, November, 2006, second place, whimiscal quilts
The Best of SAQA, International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, November 2006
Art Quilts at the Sedwick, Philadelphia, PA, April 2006
Quilt National 2005, Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, 2005 – traveling until 2008
Husqvarna Viking Exhibition, 2nd place award, Houston, 2005, Chicago, 2006 – traveling to France, Great Britain, Denmark, Austria, and Australia until 2007
Fiber Focus, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2005
Mixed Media Quilts, Guilford Handicraft Center, Guilford, CT, 2005
Elements, Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC, 2004
Winter Exhibition, Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, Springfield, MO, Juror’s Choice Award, 2004

Group Shows:

Creamery Arts Center, Springfield, MO, September, 2006
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, April 2006
Driskill Gallery, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO, 2005
Hawthorn Gallery, Springfield, MO, February, 2005

Speaking Engagements

“Creativity, Art, and building Community” keynote presentation at the opening of Modern Materials: The Art of the Quilt at [Artspace] Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK, July 11, 2009
Artistʼs Talk and Tour through Quilt National 2009, at the Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO, October 8, 2009
Artist’s Talk, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, April 2008
Artist’s Talk, Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield, MO, December 2006

Professional and Civic Involvement

RuBert Studios, partner – January 1999 – present
RDI Building, managed by Rubert Diversified Investments, Inc., vice-president, June 1989-present
ideaXfactory, contemporary art installation space and ArtPlace America grantee 2013-14, National Endowment for the Arts grantee, 2015-2016, co-founder & communications coordinator, 2012-2019
Springfield Public Art Blog, website developer 2010-present
American Craft Council, professional member, 2004-2012
Studio Art Quilt Associates, professional member, 2004-present
Springfield Regional Arts Council, President of Board of Directors, 2012-2013
Springfield Regional Arts Council, Board of Directors, Visual Arts Chair, 2006-2014
Springfield-Greene County Park Board, vice president, 2001-2006
Springfield Regional Arts Council, Public Relations Chair, 2001-2002
Springfield Sister Cities Association, Public Relations Chair, 1995-1998, webmaster 2010-2016
Public Sphere, partner – February 1990 – September 1996


Drury University, Masters in Studio Art studies, 2016
William Woods University, Fulton, Missouri, 1981-1984. Graduated Cum Laude, B.A. in English Communications, Art minor.
Washington University, St. Louis, 1979-1981. Fine Art and Japanese studies.