A fiber artist, quilter, teacher, curator and lecturer, she is acknowledged to be one of the most creative and colorful improvisational quiltmakers in the U.S. Widely exhibited in the U.S. and internationally, her quilts can be found in many important museums, corporate and private collections including, The National Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.;
Nelson Mandela's National Museum in Cape town, South Africa; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn.; and the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden, Co.



Ed Johnetta received the State of Connecticut's most prestigious artistic award, The Governor's Art Award; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Arts first Presidents award; Leadership of Greater Hartford's Arts and Cultural Award; Vision Award for Arts and Cultural and Capital Community College Heritage Award.

The Home and Garden Station featured Ed Johnetta on the Modern Masters series, she appeared on Debbie Allen's series "Cool Women', Public TV, Tokyo, Japan, and her woven creations were worn by actress Phylicia Rashad on "The Cosby Show". The Sunday New York Times featured her in the Best of the Best series and most recently, she appeared on HGTV's Simply Quilts.