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Carolyn M. Barnett
Felted & Handloomed Knit Artwear

EDUCATION:

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute 1982 Canadian Literature (part time)

Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ont. 1972 - 74 Early Childhood Education. (Diploma)

Sheridan College, Oakville, Ont. 1969 - 70 Fashion Technique and Design.

 

SHOWS & EXHIBITS:

Ottawa Christmas Craft Show 1982 - 1985. 1997 - 2000

‘Originals’ Ottawa - (Spring) 2000 - 20012.

Beaches Arts and Craft Show 1985 - 2000, 2002.

Harbourfront ‘Winter Woolies’ 1983.

Minus 30 Celsius’ Show, Harbourfront 1997.

Harbourfront ‘The Maker’s Eye’ 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990.

Alternate Clothing Show and Sale 1984 (Fall), 1985 (Spring).

One of a Kind Craft Show (Spring) 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2013, 2014.

One of a Kind Craft Show (Christmas) 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2009.

One of a Kind Craft Show Chicago (Christmas) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008.

Uncommon Objects, Harbourfront 1994.

Christmas Studio (Gallery/Store) 1991,1997.

Cabbagetown Festival 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997,1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003.

Beaches Studio Tour (Founder andOganiser) 1994 (Spring & Fall), 1995 (S & F), 1996 (S & F)1997, (S & F), 1998 (S & F), 1999(S & F), 2000 (S & F), 2001 (S & F) 2002 (S & F), 2014 Spring 20th Anniversary.

Fanfayre (Kingston) 1982, 1984, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

Artfest Kingston 2013, 2014.

Women’s Festival (Kingston) 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002.

Kingston Studio Tour 1995 (Fall), 1996 (Fall), 1997 (Spring & Fall), 1998 (Fall) 1999 (Spring), 2000 (Spring & Fall), 2001 (S & F) 2002 (Fall), 2003 (Spring & Fall), 2004 (Spring), 2005 (Spring), 2006 (Spring), 2007 (Spring), 2011 (Spring), 2012 Spring.

Town & Country Studio Tour - Kingston 2004 (Fall), 2005 (Fall), 2006 (Fall), 2007. (Fall), 2008 (Fall), 2009 (Fall).

Sheepdog Trials - Kingston 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition 1997 - 2008

‘Jewish Community Center of Cleveland Fine Craft Festival VI 1998, 1999.

Muskoka Moose Toronto Christmas Show 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.

Plaid Tidings (Toronto) 1998, 1999, 2000.

Prince Edward County Studio Tour 1999.

Thousand Islands Fall Studio Tour 2002 (Fall). 2008 (Spring), 2010 (Spring).

The Maker’s Hand (Picton) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.

Up the Garden Path Studio Tour - Spring (1000 Islands) 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

Craft Ontarion Craft Show (Toronto) 2014, 2015.

 

CURATED SHOWS:

“Women’s Work” (Sandra Whitton Gallery - Kingston) 2008 (Curator)

Kollaboration Kingston 2010

'Timeless Textiles' (Kingston Fibre Artists) Almonte ON 2015

'A Stitch In Time' (Kingston Fibre Artists) Kingston 2016

 

ALSO:

Coca Cola Ltd., Winter Olympic Games ad campaign 1986.

J D Productions for ‘Detent’ stage show (Durante) 1989.

Stratford Festival Costumes: ‘Merry Wives of Windsor’ 1990, ‘The Boyfriend’ 1995.

Proctor and Gamble, ‘Tide’ Commercial 1992.

Robocop Productions Limited (Costumes) 1994.

‘TOMMY’ Toronto, Mirvish Productions 1995

‘TOMMY’ German Production 1995.

‘TOMMY’ Canadian Road Production 1996.

‘RSVP Broadway’ Toronto, 1997

 

WORKSHOPS & TEACHING:

Knitwear Design (Hand & Machine).

Knitwear Finishing (Hand & Machine).

Knitting Machine Workshop Weekends in own studio.

Cardiknits Machine Knitting Seminar (2003, 2004, 2010).

Maritime Machine Knitting Seminar - featured guest demonstrator, (2003, 2012).

Inspiration 2007 Cleveland (Machine knitting and Design)

Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar (2009)

Haliburton School for The Arts (Machine Knitting Beginner & Intermediate 2009, 2010)

Purls of Joy Machine Knitting Seminar, Minneapolis (2010)

Button Making (Polymer Clay in studio and on location).

In Studio: Machine Knitting & Garment Designer Software.

 

AWARDS:

1997 Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts Sale Honourable Mention

1998 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition Honourable Mention - ‘Fibre’

2003 Kingston Arts Council Juried Arts Salon First Prize - ‘Established Artist’

2009 Ontario Crafts Council Scholarship Mary Diamond Butts - Needlearts

2009 Ontario Arts Council Grant Access and Career Development.

Resume & Shows

carolyn@barnett-knits.com or 613-545-5986