* deceased

Year   Name Location  Chair(s)
1962 1st National Exhibit New York, NY  
1964 2nd National Exhibit New York, NY Mrs. Frederick Houston
1965 3rd National Exhibit New York, NY Mrs. E. Farrar Bateson; Mrs. John V. Lindsay, honorary chair
1968 1st International Exhibit New York, NY Mr. Vladmir Kagan; Mrs. Samuel Revits; Miss Erica Wilson
1970 5th Biennial Exhibit New York, NY Mrs. John A.H. Carver; Mrs. William T. Golden
1972 6th Biennial Exhibit New York, NY Mrs. Monroe Grossman*; Miss Lisbeth R. Perrone
1974 7th Biennial Exhibit New York, NY Mrs. Monroe Grossman*; Mrs. William Reid
1976 8th Biennial Exhibit New York, NY Mrs. Monroe Grossman*; Mrs. Morgan Lefferdink
1978 Juried 9th Biennial Exhibition Alexandria, VA Clare Imburg
1982 Juried 10h Biennial Exhibition New York, NY Suzanne Clough
1984 11th National Biennial Indianapolis, IN Lelia Chernish
1988 12th National Exhibit Fullerton, CA Patricia Wagner
1992  13th National Exhibit Louisville, KY  Rosemary Cornelius
Beginning in 1995, the national exhibit is known as Through the Needle's Eye, and is available for touring.
1995 14th National Exhibit Lubbock, TX Pat Grappe
1998 15th National Exhibit Louisville, KY Alice Bell
2000 16th National Exhibit Orlando, FL Eleanor Jollay
2002 17th National Exhibit Newport News, VA Cheryl Sharp
2004 18th National Exhibit Los Alamos, NM Carole Rinard
2008 19th National Exhibit Louisville, KY Lea Peacock
2014 20th National Exhibit Palmer Lake, CO Becky Autry
2017 21st National Exhibit Asheville, NC Rosemary Kostansek