Exhibitions, Events & Collections

2016 Icons, Gallery Within, Reversing Falls Sanctuary, Brooksville, Maine, August 2016
  Deer Isle Arts Association Member Show, July 2016
  Masks: A Personal Mythology, Wilson Museum, Castine, Maine June 2016
  Riverview Gallery, Ellsworth Public Library, Ellsworth, Maine May 2016
  Gallery 142, Ellsworth, Maine, Feb-March 2016
2015 Axiom Concert Companion Exhibition, Congregational Church March 2015
  Gallery Within, Reversing Falls Sanctuary, Brooksville, Maine February 2015
2014 Blue Hill Coop Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine June 2014
   Solo Exhibition, White Gallery, Husson University, Bangor, Maine May 2014


Icon Triptych, Madonna and Child

2013 Artist In Residence, Carriage House Gallery, Saori Weaver SRQ, Towles Court Artist Colony, Sarasota, Florida. November and December, 2013
  EarthLoom and Masks, Hutton Gallery, Deer Isle, Maine. July 2013
2012 Interview, Celebrant Foundation, interview with Susan Barrett Merrill. November 2012
  Interview, UMission, interview with Susan Barrett Merrill. November 2012
  Wednesday Spinners Group Exhibit, masks exhibited at Blue Hill Library, Blue Hill, Maine. November 2012
  Ovarian Cancer Retreat, EarthLoom weaving project, Camp Kieve, Nobleboro, Maine. October 2012
  Instructor, Fiber College, Searsport, Maine. September 2012
  Celebrating Ashley Bryan, EarthLoom Weaving and celebration of popular children's author's birthday and school re-dedication, Ashley Bryan School, Islesford, Maine. July 2012
  Weaving Friendship, week-long EarthLoom weaving project, Blue Hill Library, Blue Hill, Maine. July 2012
  Weaving a Life, presentation at Washington-Hancock Community Agency, Ellsworth, Maine. June 2012
  EarthLoom Weaving Event, Farm Day, Common Ground Fair, Unity, Maine. June 2012
  Earth, Spirit and Nature, Alcyon Center, Seal Cove, Maine. May 2012
  Fiber!, Mask Exhibition, The Fiber Gallery, Los Angeles, California. April 2012
  Mask Exhibit and Belt of Power, Reversing Falls Sanctuary Women's Group, Brooksville, Maine. March 2012
2011 Instructor, Fiber College, Searsport, Maine. September 2011
  Mask Exhibition, Gallery One-Eleven, Wiscasset, Maine July-August, 2011
  Three In June, group exhibition with Emi Ito and Catherine Cobey, Maine Fiber Arts Gallery, Topsham, Maine. June, 2011
  Weaving the Living World: Exploring Spirit in Nature, Alcyon Center, Seal Cove Maine. May 2011
  Weaving Retreat, Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean. Jan-March 2011
2010 Leader, Weaving an Emerging Community, three-day contemplative spiritual retreat at Alcyon Center, Seal Cove, Maine. June, 2010
  Weaving and Spirituality, five-month class at Healing Soup Retreat, Rockland, Maine. May-September, 2010
  Weaving Sculptural Masks, Halcyon Yarn, Bath, Maine, April 2010
  EarthLoom Project, Friendship Weaving for Island Schools, on Islesford to build connections between island children. May 2010
  Instructor, Fiber College, Searsport, Maine. September 2010
  Traditional Arts Master, Maine Arts Commission, provided 1-year apprenticeship training for a student in traditional weaving techniques, Jan-Dec 2010
  Fiber Arts at the Library, Bangor Public Library, Bangor, Maine  Feb 20, 2010
2009 Elliot Gallery Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation, Devonshire, Bermuda. Artist in Residence, Bermuda Fibre Festival Two-week fiber residency at Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation, Devonshire, Bermuda, teaching children and adults, with continuous exhibitions. November 11-21, 2009
  Lord Hall Gallery University of Maine, Orono
    August 9-September 20, 2009
  Idyillium Bar Harbor, Maine
    July-October, 2009
2008 Zati Masks Orange Park Gallery, Tampa, Florida
    June 20-July 31, 2008
  Zati Mask Exhibit Friend Memorial Library, Brooklin, Maine
    January 2-30, 2008


Susan Barrett Merrill in the early stages of weaving a Zati Mask.

2007 --Singing Into the Wind Zati mask sculpture acquired by Fiber Biennale, Chieri, Italy, for permanent collection
    November, 2007
  New York Sheep and Wool Festival
    October 17-22, 2007
  New England Weavers Seminar Smith College, Northampton, MA
    July 19-22, 2007
  Fiber Art of the Peninsula, Friend Memorial Library, Brooklin, Maine
    January 2007
2006 Earth Loom Installation, Troy Howard Middle School, Belfast, Maine,
    October 2006
2005 Zati Masks,Penobscot Elementary School, Penobscot, Maine
    January 2005
  Zati Masks, Directions, Maine Craft, Falmouth and Bar Harbor, Maine
    August 2005
  Zati Masks, Directions, Maine Craft, Maine State Museum, Augusta, Maine
    Nov 11-13 2005
  Zati Masks, Directions, Maine Craft, Bar Harbor, Maine
    August 2005
2004 Un/Coverings, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
    September 2004-March 2005
  Zati Masks, Muir Gallery, Bath, Maine
    October 2004
2002 Terza Biennale Internazionale Di Fiber Art
    Chieri, Italy, May - Sept 2002 (mask in gallery)
2001 Characters in Hand, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine USA
    Nov 2001- Feb 2002 (photo above)
  Fabric & Fiber 2001, The Civic Center, juried exhibition,
    Portland, Maine USA May 2001
  In Living Color, The Clown Gallery, Portland, Maine USA
    April 2001


Angel of the Sea, private collection

2000 Winter's Work, Frankie's Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine USA
    March 2000
1999 Work of the Hand, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine
    October 1999

Directions: Maine Craft Guild, Mount Desert Island, Maine
    August 1999
Island Artisans Gallery, Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor,
    Maine, May-Dec 1999

The Art of Fiber, The Gallery at 357 Main, Rockland, Maine
    May 1999
Fabric & Fiber ‘99, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine
    April-May 1999
1998 Masks – Union of Maine Visual Artists invitational,
    Ellsworth and Bangor, Maine Public Libraries
    October 1998
About Face, Wenham Art Museum, Wenham, Massachusetts
    Sept-Oct 1998