Selected Exhibitions



Books as Art & Art for Books, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA (invitational)

High Country Herbarium: Preserving Plants and Plant Communities in the Southern Appalachians, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Applachian State University, Boone, NC (invitational)



Indigo: The Seventh Color, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY (invitational)

In Death, Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, Cedarburg, WI (invitational)

Arrowmont Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,
Gatlinburg, TN (invitational)

P's & Q's, Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, VA (regional invitational)

Green Mind, Chroma Projects, Charlottesville, VA (invitational)

New Member’s Show, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA (regional invitational)



The Properties of Imagination, Wayne Theatre, Waynesboro, VA (regional invitational)

Fiber Transformed, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA (regional invitational)


Second Nature, Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Charlottesville, VA (solo)

Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
(jurors: Mary Anne Jordan, Linda Colsh, and Cynthia Corbin, artists) 

Sacred Threads, Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon, VA (juror: Lisa Ellis, artist and exhibit chair) 

Hello Hedi, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR (juror: Laura Russell, artist and gallery owner) 

Pulp, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA (juror: Kerry McAleer-Keeler,
Program Head, Art and the Book Graduate Program, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design,
George Washington University, Washington, DC)



Small Works, Warm Spring Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (invitational)

Tarnish, VisArts Gallery, Rockville, MD (juror: Deidre Adams, artist)

Fiber: Exploring Today and Remembering Yesterday, Verizon Gallery, Northern Virginia Community
College, Annandale, VA (juror: Trudi Van Dyke, independent curator and fine arts consultant)



Nature in Craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA (invitational)

Rooted, Lark & Key Gallery, Charlotte, NC (invitational)

Gather, Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA (invitational)



World of Thread Festival: De Rerum Natura, Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, Oakville, ON, Canada
(jurors: Dawne Rudman, festival chair and curator; Gareth Bate, artist/curator)

Disintegration and Repair, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (international invitational)



Gone to Seed, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (regional invitational)

Starting Point (Fiber Transformed Group), Art Works, Richmond, VA

Wish You Were Here (Fiber Transformed Group), Radford University, Radford, VA


Collaborative Projects



Handmade Harvest (members project), Virginia Center for the Book,
Virginia Humanities, Charlottesville VA


Solace (installation by artist India Flint), The Observatory, Andamooka, South Australia


Notions (members project), Virginia Center for the Book, Virginia Humanities, Charlottesville VA


Selected Bibliography



IAPMA Bulletin. No.56, April 2017.

“In the spotlight: Fiber transformed” Quilting Arts. No.86, April/May 2017.


“Like-Minded.”American Craft. June/July, 2016.

Cober-Lake, Justin. “Inleaf Studio and the resilience of nature.” Central Virginia Magazine, April, 2016.


Wellesley-Smith, Claire. Slow Stitch, Mindful and contemplative textile art. London: Batsford, 2015.

Fox, Alice. Natural Processes in Textile Art. London: Batsford, 2015.

Helleberg, Lotta. “Capturing a Plant and a Place” Art Quilting Studio, Summer 2015.


Rivers, Charlotte. Little Book of Book Making. New York/London: PotterCraft/Random House, 2014.

Powers, Heather K. "Inside the Artist Studio: Lotta Helleberg." HK Power Studio, July 10, 2014.


Wisbrun, Laurie. Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design. New York: Chronicle Books, 2012.

Rudman, Dawne, and Gareth Bate. "Interview: Lotta Helleberg." World of Threads Festival (online publication). Toronto, Canada, 2012.


Awards and Grants


2015  Third Place Award (for What Lies Beyond artist book), Pulp, LibertyTown ArtsWorkshop, Fredericksburg, VA


Commissions and Collections


University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Sheila C. Johnson Center for HumanServices, Charlottesville, VA (commission)

Works in private collections in Australia, Canada, England, Sweden, and USA, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, and Virginia.




McGuffey Art Center, associate member, 2016 –

Virginia Center for the Book, professional member, 2015 –


Education and Selected Workshops


BA (journalism), University of Gothenburg, Sweden



Human Marks, Dorothy Caldwell, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN



Advanced Papermaking, Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Charlottesville, VA



Fiber Paper Textile Book Spirit, Aimee Lee and Velma Bolyard, Morgan Conservatory,  Cleveland, OH (workshop)

The Stitchery Book, Jody Alexander, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN



Botanical Alchemy, India Flint, Cleveland, OH (workshop)

Dyeing with Plants: Seven Experiments, Michel Garcia, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN



Local Color: Art, Life, and Local Plants as Dyes, Rowland Ricketts, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN



A Walk in the Woods, India Flint, Shakerag Workshop, Sewanee, TN