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Global Affairs Canada

Two Cocoon Series pieces have been added to the GAC’s Visual Art Collection, which displays pieces in embassies and official residences worldwide

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The Bleaching Fields/Les champs de Blanchiment
June 15 - September 29, 2019

Solo show, Biennale internationale du lin de Portneuf in Deschambault, Quebec. My vessels feature inclusions of linen fabric and thread, for the theme Byways and Driftways/Détours et Dérives

This collection was inspired by the large expanses of bleaching fields which historically were part of the labour-intensive and complex process of producing linen, yardages being laid out to bleach in the sun 


Wisdom of the Rings
May 31 - June 23, 2019

Duo exhibition with Lorraine Roy, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario

”Everywhere in the natural world circles, spirals and rings frame integral structures that support, envelop and unveil animate and inanimate entities. In this exhibition two textile artists explore our affinity with these natural patterns”


Les pirouettes
October 13 - December 31, 2018

Solo exhibition, World of Threads Festival Oakville, Ontario, displaying my 3’ and 4’ tall vessels

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Fibre and Form
August 2 - September 9, 2018

General Fine Craft Almonte, Ontario

“This exhibition brings together work from three distinct series: silk panels, carded wool sculptures and bowls, rope and paper cord panniers and vessels. Together, they tell the story of Karijo Rother’s fascinating explorations pushing the limits of fibre art and craft”

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April 26 - June 4, 2017

General Fine Craft Almonte, Ontario, celebrated its 5th anniversary, highlighting the work of several artists 


Fibre Five Fibre
July 8 - 25, 2015

Five contemporary fibre artists exhibited at Sunbury Shores in St.Andrews By-the-Sea, New Brunswick 

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World of Threads Festival Interview

Carmella Karijo Rother is an artist whose early interests led to a career in natural sciences and education, working at Ontario Parks and the Canadian Museum of Nature. She then began her journey in textile and fibre arts.....

Read the complete interview

The Red and The Black
November 1 - 30, 2014

Shelter 1 and Vessel 25 were exhibited at the The Gallery at Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre in Oakville, Ontario, as part of the World of Threads Festival. Several curated exhibitions held throughout the month featured the work of Canadian and international fibre-based artists

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Vessel 25

Material and Method
October 14 - November 16, 2014

Exhibition featuring my felt sculptures and silk canvases, with woodworker John Ward, at General Fine Craft Almonte, Ontario

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Summer Exhibition One
August 16 - September 6, 2014

Group exhibition at Darrell Bell Gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: "New arrivals from Carmella Karijo Rother with works by Michael Hosaluk, Trevor McDonald, Mitchell Fenton, Lee Brady, Joe Fafard, Curtis Daviduke, Gerald Penry, Adrian Stimson and Brian Gladwell"

Darrell Bell Gallery FB

Darrell Bell Gallery FB