• Friendship at Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, 2011
  • Dawn MacNutt at the Gladstone, Toronto, 2009
  • Imagining the Past, Pictou Nova Scotia, 2009
  • Colour, Argyle Fine Art, Halifax Nova Scotia, 2007
  • Loss, Memory, Forgiveness and Resolution , Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, N.S., 2006
  • Road Trip One, Art Project, Toronto, June/July, 2005
  • Love at Argyle Gallery, 2004
  • Timeless Forms,  Montpelier Cultural Art Center, Laurel , Maryland, 2001
  • Timeless Forms 11, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, 2001
  • Works in Metal, Lunenburg Art Gallery, Nova Scotia, 2000
  • All the Ancients Walk Inside Us, Owens Art Gallery, Mt. Allison University, Sackville, N.B.,2000
  • In Concert,  Visual Art Gallery at Alderney Landing, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 1999
  • All the Ancients Walk Inside Us, Burlington Art Centre, Ontario, 1999
  • Ancients Walking,  Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, 1998
  • All the Ancients Walk Inside Us, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia,1997
  • Woven Bronze, and Other  Works, Dartmouth Heritage Museum,1995
  • Woven Works in Metal, Studio 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1990
  • Woven Forms:Sculptural Figures, Mount St. Vincent  Art Gallery , Halifax, N.S., 1984
  • Spinning, Maritime Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1980
  • Trees and Other ThingsMaritime Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1978

  • Retro/Prospective, 25 Years of Art Textile and Sculpture, Brown Grotta Gallery, Wilton. CT, 2013
  • NOW, curated by Jack Lenor Larsen at Longhouse, East Hampton, NY, 2012
  • Green From the Get Go, Wayne Art Center, Pennsylvania, 2011-12
  • Stimulus, Brown Grotta Gallery, Wilton, CT, USA, 2011   
  • Unity & Diversity, Cheongju International Craft Biennal, South Korea, 2009
  • The 10th Wave III, Brown Grotta Gallery, Wilton Conn, 2009
  • SOFA Chicago, Brown Grotta Gallery, Chicago, New York, 2003-2007
  • Brown Grotta, Palm Beach 3 Contemporary Art and Design, Palm Beach, 2007
  • Beyond Weaving: International Art Textiles, Greenwich Library, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2006
  • Sculpture,Objects, Functional Art,, Chicago, 2006-1998; New York, 2004,1998; Palm Beach, 2005
  • Textile Techniques in Metal, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A., 2003, 2002, 1996
  • A-POC AOYAMA space (Issey Myiake), Tokyo, Japan 2002
  • Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York, 2002, 2001, 1999
  • Delaware Centre for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware, 2001
  • North American Sculpture Exhibition,  Golden, Colorado, 1998  
  • Gallery Eight,  La Jolla, California , 1997
  • Fiber: Five Decades , American Craft Museum, New York, 1995   
  • North of the Border, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan,Alabama. , 1995
  • Small Works,  Loveland, Colorado, 1993; Oregan 1993,Utah 1991,Toronto 1989
  • 7th International Minitextile Exhibition,  Szombathely, Hungary, 1988   
  • Splendid Forms,  Belles Artes, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1988
  • Benson Galleries Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York, 1992           
  • Metal and Light ‘91  Koblenz, Germany, 1991
  • First International Fiber Exhibition,  Amherst, Mass., U.S.A., 1990 
  • Out of Canada,  International Gallery, San Diego, Ca. 1988
  • 12th International Biennale of Tapestry,  Lausanne Switzerland, 1985  
  • Maya Behn Gallery,  Zurich, Switzerland, 1985
  • Old Fields, New Paths, External Affairs Exhibit, Worlds Fair Japan1985,Pacific Rim  & Australia 
  • Art for the Table,  Windows on the World, New York, 1984    
  • Haystack Alumni Exhibition,  Cooper Lynn Gallery, New York, 1981Stimulus                     

  • Narc Mine, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, 2013
  • Inaugral Show at the Margaret George Gallery, New Glasgow, 2013
  • Small Wonders, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, N.S., 2011-12
  • Main Street Exhibition, Antigonish, 2011
  • 50th Anniversary Legacy Collection, Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2009
  • Biennale internationale du lin de Portneuf, St Leonard, Quebec, 2009
  • Future of Peace, UNB Exhibition Centre, Fredericton, NB, 2009
  • Exhibition  of New Members of the RCA,  Moore Gallery, Toronto, 2008
  • Faculty Show, Haliburton School of the arts,  Railsend Gallery, Haliburton, 2008
  • The New Cartography of Craft:Charting A Course, Mary Black Gallery, Halifax, 2007
  • 8 Visual Opinions, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, 2007
  • A Tribute to Alex Colville: Then and Now,  Owens Art Gallery, Mt. Allison University, 2007
  • Figuring in the Figure, St. F. X. University Gallery, 2007
  • Site/Specific/Sight, Marion McCain Exhibition, Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton, N.B., 2007
  • Kiwi Sculpture Garden Project, Ontario, 2006
  • Basket Stories, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, 2006
  • Masterworks, Mary Black Gallery, Halifax, 2005 Heartbeat,  Argyle Art Gallery, Halifax, 2005
  • All  Terrain - Outdoor Sculpture,  Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, 2004, 2003, 2001
  • Welcome Back, (and others), Fog Forest Gallery,  Sackville, N.B., 2004, 2003,  2002,  2000
  • Okanogan Thompson International Sculpture Symposium Exhibition, Kelowna,BC,2002
  • The Art of Worship, Mary Black Gallery, Halifax, 2002
  • Terra Fir-Ma, Four Women Sculptors, Canadian Sculpture Gallery, Toronto,2001
  • Toronto International Art Fair, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, 2001
  • The Art of Living, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, 2001  
  • Watermark, Mary E Black Gallery, Halifax, 2001
  • Public Expression: The Maquette Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, 2001
  • Intricacies and Endearments, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, 2001
  • Canadian Sculpture Society Members’ Show,  John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto,  2001
  • Strands of Nova Scotia,  NB Fine Craft Centre, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2000
  • Mirrored, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2000
  • Connections, (Barss, MacNutt,Marsh), Art Gallery, University College of Cape Breton, 1999; St. F.X. University  Art Gallery, 2000, Alderney Landing ArtGallery,Dartmouth,2000
  • Connections, Reconnection, Interconnection, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, 2000
  • The Art of CollectingCanadian Sculpture Gallery, Toronto,2000, also 1998-9      
  • Echoes of the Past, Visions for the Future, Israel at Fifty. Toronto, 1998 
  • Responses,  Art Gallery of Nova  Scotia, 1998
  • Poetry of the Vessel,  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1998 
  • Far and Wide,Art Gallery of Nova  Scotia, 1998
  • Biennale Internationale d’Art Miniature 96, Notre Dame de Lourdes,PQ,1996
  • Survivors in Search of a Voice, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto and internationally,1995-7
  • A Matter of Choice,  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax,  1995
  • Collective Viewing, Selections from N. S. Art Bank, St Mary’s University Gallery Halifax,1995
  • Far and Wide,  Dartmouth Heritage Museum, 1994                       
  • Lost and Found,1993; Ghost in the Machine,  Mary Black Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1992
  • Treasury of Canadian Craft,  Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, B.C. 1992
  • Sixth Biennial of Tapestry , Montreal, P.Q., 1991 (also Fourth, 1986)
  • Proposals for Public Art,  Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, 1989
  • Journeys,Three Nova Scotian Artists,  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1988, travelled to 1990
  • The Folding Image,  Nancy Poole’s Studios, Toronto, 1986 
  • Here and Now, Cambridge Library Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario, 1986
  • Dimensions (Two Person Show), Musee Marsil de St. Lambert, Quebec, 1986
  • Innova,  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1985, travelled Canada  til 1987
  • 6X6X6,Cartwright Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., 1985-6; 1987-8
  • Four Women Artists,  Manuge Galleries, Halifax, 1985
  • Atlantic Visions, Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery,  travelled internationally ,1982-6
  • Inside Nova Scotia,Mt.St.Vincent Gallery, Halifax,1977; Saskatchewan ‘78Main Street Exhibition, Antigonish, 2011

Dawn MacNutt, artist and sculptor, from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia © Dawn MacNutt, 2008
photos courtesy of Peter Barss and Bruce Murray