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textile artist

Laurie dill-Kocher, American textile artist. Grantee Ruth Chenven Foundation, 1987, Empire State Craft Alliance, 1998.


dill-Kocher, Laurie was born in the United States.


Bachelor of Science, Edinboro State University, Pennsylvania, 1975. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Edinboro State University, Pennsylvania, 1976. Master of Fine Arts in Weaving and Textile Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York City, 1979.


Fiber artist, since 1976. Member faculty fibers, department art Nazareth College Rochester, New York, 1992—2001. Area program coordinator, instructor department fine applied arts University Akron, Ohio, 1981—1983.

Visiting artist Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, 1989, 93. Adjunct associate professor art Roberts Wesleyan College, 1993—1995, curator Vessel Invitation series, since 1998.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo shows at Wallace Memorial Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1979, Hubert Art Center, Shippensburg (Pennsylvania) State University, 1982, Doshi Center Contemporary Art, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1981, Carnegie Art Institute, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1993, Nazareth College, Roberts Wesleyan College, 1994, others. Exhibited in group shows at Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Museum Art, Feinmore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Wichita (Kansas) Center for Arts, Schenectady (New York ) Museum, Three Rivers Arts Festival International, Pittsburgh, Marietta Crafts College National, Trumbull Art Guild Annual, Ohio Ceramic, Sculpture and Craft Show/Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, Tweed Museum Art, University Minnesota-Duluth, Cleveland Museum Art, DelMano Gallery, Los Angeles, Dawson Gallery, Rochester, University College at Buffalo, Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, New York, Nazareth College, Rochester, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College, New York State Museum, Albany, numerous others. Represented in collections at Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Rochester Catholic Diocese, Rochester, New York, Wallace Memorial Library./Rochester Institute of Technology, Genessee Hospital, Rochester, Bell Communications Research, Red Bank, New Jersey, The Hewett Corporation, Bedminster, New Jersey, Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, American Red Cross Permanent Collection, Rochester, The Summit, Rochester, Lederle-Praxis Biols., Rochester, Jewish Association on Aging, Weinberg Village, Pittsburgh, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Baldwin Park, California, Pennsylvania State University, Pattee/Paterno Library., University Park, Rochester Catholic Diocese, Rochester New York., Robert Morris University, PItts., others. Subject of numerous articles.


Married Thomas Earl Kocher.

Thomas Earl Kocher.