My work examines open landscapes and the responses they evoke. I am interested in the interaction of light, color and space as well as stories of modern life within remote settings.
AAS in Traditional Textile Arts - Northern New Mexico College - El Rito, New Mexico
MA in Art History and American Literature - Friedrich-Schiller-University - Jena, Germany
Space Becomes Place Group Exhibition - Oceanhallen Plan 3 | NOT QUITE - Fengersfors, Sweden
Textile Journeys - New Mexico - Open Space Visitor Center Gallery - Albuquerque, New Mexico
JUNE! - Bílskúrs Gallerí - Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland
IIIXIII - Bílskúrs Gallerí - Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland
September's Guest Artist - Weaving Southwest - Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
Textile Journeys - Not Quite Galleri - Fengersfors, Sweden
hand / work - Bílskúrs Gallerí - Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland
Þetta Reddast - Bílskúrs Gallerí- Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland
Shedding Skin - Bílskúrs Gallerí- Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland
Tapestry Through Time (curated by Teresa Loveless of Weaving Southwest) - Taos Inn - Taos, New Mexico
The Art is the Cloth - New Hampshire Institute of Art - Manchester, New Hampshire; George School - Newtown, Pennsylvania; The Hess Center for the Arts - Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts (Curator: Micala Sidore)
American Tapestry Biennial 10 - Visions Art Museum - San Diego, California; Kent State University Museum - Kent, Ohio; Kaneko - Omaha, Nebraska (Juror: Jessica Hemmings - National College of Art & Design, Dublin)
International Triennial of Tapestry Łódź 2013 - Central Museum of Textiles - Łódź , Poland
Interwoven Traditions - New Mexico & Bauhaus - Works by James Koehler, Rebecca Mezoff, Cornelia Theimer Gardella - Michaeliskirche - Erfurt, Germany; Open Space Gallery - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland (April 1 - June 30)
Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland (February 1 - April 30)
Icelandic Textile Center - Blönduós, Iceland (June 1 - July 31)
Melody Woodnutt: margt býr á norðurland vestra – many things live in norðurland vestra, published in house by Þekkingarsetur á Blönduósi, 2018.
Elinor Thuresson: Ett fosterland med och utan gränser, PD Provinstidningen, July 10, 2018.
Samuel Stålros & Peter Olsson: Internationella konstnärer upptäcker Fengersfors, P4 Väst, Sveriges Radio, June 9, 2018.
Cornelia Theimer Gardella: On Stillness and Moving: Growing My Art through Travel and Collaboration, in: Tapestry Topics, A Quarterly Review of Tapestry Art Today, Spring 2018 Vol. 44 No. 1, published by the American Tapestry Alliance (ATA).
Textílsetur Íslands: Art Residency Catalog - April, May, June 2017, ISSN: 2547-734X, February 2018.
Cornelia Theimer Gardella: Honoring and Innovating within Icelandic tradition: An Interview with Ragnheiður Björk Þórsdóttir, in Tapestry Topics, Winter 2017 Vol. 43 No. 4, published by the American Tapestry Alliance (ATA).
Iceview Magazine: On Isolation & Inspiration. An Interview with Cornelia Theimer Gardella in ICEVIEW Volume I, ISSN: 2547-6491, May 2017.
Virginia L. Clark: Heartfelt Fiber. Cornelia Theimer Gardella's Textile Paintings at Weaving Southwest in Arroyo Seco, Taos News, September 22, 2016.
Karin Hedborg: Solen firades med konst. Textil, fotografier och porträtt vid Knarrbysjön, PD Provinstidningen, June 23, 2016.
Francesca Baseby: American Tapestry Biennial 10, A Rich Future, ATB 10 catalog, 2014.
Catalog: 14 International Triennial of Tapestry Łódź 2013, Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź, Poland, 2013
Nicole Kreft: Verwobene Wüstenlandschaft: Erfurter Künstlerin zeigt Tapisserien aus New Mexico in der Michaeliskirche, Thüringer Allgemeine, September 16, 2010 (online) / Thüringer Landeszeitung, September 17, 2010
Thüringen Journal, September 4, 2010 (MDR television)
Verflochtene Traditionen: Künstler stellen Textilarbeiten in der Michaeliskirche aus, Thüringer Landeszeitung, September 4, 2010
Dan Mayfield: Parallels Intersect – New Mexican, German Bauhaus Weaving Traditions come together in new exhibit, Albuquerque Journal, July 18, 2010.
Robert Eckert: Interwoven Traditions: New Mexico and Bauhaus. James Koehler, Rebecca Mezoff, Cornelia Theimer Gardella, Rio Grande Sun Arts Section, August 5, 2010.