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RÉSUMÉ


CAROLYN JONGEWARD

Carolyn’s artwork includes tapestry weaving, painting, block printing, and fabric painting. Extensive experience as tapestry artist informs her work in other media. Her creative process in tapestry design and weaving is the subject of the book Weaver of Worlds, published by Inner Traditions International in 1990.

EDUCATION

1995 Ed.D. Department of Adult Education, OISE, University of Toronto, Ontario

1987 M.A. Royal College of Art, London, England

EXHIBITIONS

Solo shows (2005–present)

  • Following Birch. Ruth Upjohn Gallery, Women’s Art Association of Canada, Toronto, ON. October 2019
  • Correspondences: Arts of the Loom and Easel. Art Gallery of Bancroft. Bancroft, ON. April 2019
  • Art of Tapestry. Ruth Upjohn Gallery, Women’s Art Association of Canada. November 2017
  • Other solo shows in Ruth Upjohn Gallery: 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2007
  • Woven Colour. RIVER, Toronto. January/February 2005

    Group shows (selected, 2000–present)

  • Art Gallery of Bancroft, Bancroft, ON. 37th Annual Juried Show. December 2019/January 2020
  • Dignam Gallery, Women’s Art Association of Canada, Toronto ON: Member exhibitions, 2003–2020; WAAC studio artists exhibitions, 2018, 2012, 2004, 2002; Annual exhibition and poetry reading, 2008–18; Three women show, 2000
  • Ruth Upjohn Gallery, WAAC studio artists exhibitions. 2019, 2018, 2013
  • Other group shows: Campbell House Museum, Toronto, 2012; Christ Church Deer Park, Toronto, 2012; Faculty Club, University of Toronto, 2011; of Things Past, Toronto, 2011; Boulevard Café, Toronto, 2010; Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, 2009, 2004, 2003; Spadina Museum, Toronto, 2007

    Tapestries exhibited in solo, juried, and group shows (selected, 1976–98)

  • [Solo] Gallery of Contemporary Tapestry, Taos, NM, 1981; Main Gallery, Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA,1978; Upstairs Gallery, B.C. Craftsman's Association, Vancouver, 1976
  • [Juried] Art Gallery of Mississauga, 1998; The Craft Gallery, Ontario Crafts Council, 1989; Conference of Northern California Handweavers, San Rafael, CA, 1994; Intermountain Weaver's Conference, Albuquerque Main Public Gallery, NM, 1985; Handwoven '84 [Judge’s Choice Award], New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 1984; Crafts Division, Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 1981
  • [Group]The Craft Gallery, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, 1990; Royal College of Art, London, England, 1987; Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 1983; Return Gallery, Taos, NM, 1983; Stables Art Gallery, Taos, NM, 1981; B.C. Craftsman’s Association Exhibit, Centennial Museum, Vancouver, 1976; Faculty shows, including Haliburton School of Fine Arts, 1989, 1984, 1982; Canadore College of Applied Art and Technology, 1989; Convergence '86, University of Toronto, 1986
  • ARTS TEACHING (selected courses and workshops, 1980–1995)

    • Design and creative process: School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto, 1995; Conference of Northern California Handweavers, San Rafael, CA, 1994
    • Design and colour: School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto, 1991–95; Koffler Gallery School of Visual Arts, 1989–90; Haliburton School of Fine Arts, 1989; Textile Study Group, London, England, 1989; George Brown College, 1988; London College of Furniture, England, 1987; Handweavers’ Guild of America Conference, Toronto, 1986
    • Tapestry design and weaving: Textile Arts Festival, Bradford, England, 1990; Canadore College, 1989; Haliburton School of Fine Arts, 1984, 1982; workshops in Las Cruces and Santa Fe, 1985, 1981, 1980