Exhibitions

Born: Fort Worth, TX - Resides: Westlake Village, CA
Education: 1979-1981 Glassel School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum Exhibitions
2016 - Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge, Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI
2015 - Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
2014 - Game Changers and Innovators, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA (invitational)
2014 - ITAB, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA
2014 - American Tapestry Biennial 10, Visions Art Museum
2014 - Coast to Coast, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA
2013 - Quiet Beauty, Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA
2013 - Fiber Celebration, Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO (awards)
2013 - Birthday Party!, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
2013 - American Tapestry Biennial Nine, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH & The Fort Wayne Musuem of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2012 - Tracing the Steps: The Diversity of Fiber, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA
2012 - Members Exhibition, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA (also 2009, 2007)
2011 - Green: the color and the cause,The Textile Museum, Washington, DC
2010 - Contemporary Fiber Art - A Selection from the Permanent Collection, Art Institute of Chicago
2010 - American Tapestry Biennial Eight, Elder Gallery Lincoln, NE & The American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
2010 - from Lausanne to Beijing, Henan Museum, China
2009 - Designing Weavers, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2008 - Forms in Fiber and Wood,Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA
2006 - Crafts National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
2005 - TEXTILE 05, M. Zilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
2004 - Eleventh International TapestryTriennial, Lodz, Poland
2004 - Contemporary American Rug Artists, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus,OH
2004 - Fiber Celebration, The Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO (award)
2002 - New Talent in Craft II, Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
2002 - Craft Showcase,Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
2002 - CA Looms:Woven & Constructed, Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum
2001 - Objects for Use: Handmade by Design, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
2001 - Atmosphere, Newport Museum, Newport, Wales, UK
2000 - Small Tapestries 2000, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
2000 - Atmosphere, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
1999 - California Contemporary Craft, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1998 - Encore!, Atlanta Museum of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

One and Two Person Exhibitions
2014 - Parallels: Michael F. Rohde and Richard Bruland, SCIART, Camarillo, CA
2014 - Michael F. Rohde, Ojai Art Center, Ojai, CA (solo)
2013 - Variations: Woven Explorations by Michael F. Rohde, Beatrice Wood Center, Ojai, CA (solo)
2013 - Quiet Beauty, Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA
2012 - From Rugs and Patterns to Concepts and Tapestries, Concordia University, Irvine, CA (solo)
2009 - Houses for Nomads, Koch Gallery, SCIART, Camarillo, CA (solo)
2008 - Small Neighborhoods, Weaving Southwest, Taos, NM (solo)
2007 - Tapestries, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
2007 - Houses for Nomads, J. Monkute-Marks Museum, Kédainiai, Lithuania (solo)
2005 - Connections. Woven Fiber Art House, West Chester, PA
2005 - Restorations, Earthues, Seattle, WA (solo)
2003 - Connections, La Jolla Fiber Arts, La Jolla, CA
2002 - Icons-Grids-Color-Mystery, Lookout Gallery, Regent College, UBC, Vancouver (solo)
2000 - Rugs, Dreams & Random Time, Thomas More Gallery, Crestview Hills, KY
2001 - Handwoven Wall Rugs, Gail Martin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999 - Transitions, La Jolla Fiber Arts, La Jolla, CA (solo)

Group Exhibitions
2015 - Clay, Fiber, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA (also 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010)
2014 - Contemporay Crafts, Mesa Arts Center Museum, Mesa, AZ (also 2013, 2012, 2006)
2013 - Kate Derum Award Finalists, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia (also 2012)
2013 - Small Tapestry International 3, Handforth Gallery, Tacoma, WA (award; travels)
2013 - Woven Together: Firestorm, Galleries at Business of Art, Manitou Springs, CO
2013 - Costal Fiberarts 2013, Astoria Visual Arts, Astoria, OR
2010 - Craft Forms,Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA (also 2004, 2003)
2009 - New Work, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2008 - Craft USA 2008, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT (also 2002, award)
2008 - Beyond Basketry, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH (travels)
2008 - American Tapestry Alliance Biennial Seven, University of Tampa (travels)
2008 - Beyond the Basket, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 - One Work/One World, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2008 - Intimate Eye, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
2006 - Tapestry on the Edge, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA
2006 - Material Difference, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2006 - from Lausanne to Beijing, 4th International Fiber Art Biennial, Suzhou College of Fine Arts
2005 - Culture and Context: Difficult Subjects, The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, Lincoln, NE
2005 - Art in Embassies Program,US Embassy, Almatay, Kazakhstan
2005 - Reality and Illusion, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
2005 - In the Narrative: Textile Object/Word, I. E. Millstone Gallery at COCA, St. Louis, MO
2003 - Cross Sections: Process and Materials, East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City, TN
2002 - Atmosphere, The Brewhouse Arts Centre, Taunton, England, UK
2002 - Art in Embassies Program, US Dept. of State, Rabat, Morocco & Moscow, Russia
2001 - Craft National 35, Zoller Gallery, State College, PA (also in 1998, 2000)
2001 - Fiber Directions, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
2000 - Lao Textile Festival, Vientiane, Laos
1999 - Connections 2, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Awards
2014 - Small Expressions, Fuller Craft Musuem, Brockton, MA
2014 - Blue Ridge Fiber Show, Norht Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, NC
2013 - Small Tapestry International 3, Handforth Gallery, Tacoma, WA & Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy OH
2013 - Fiber Celebration, Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO
2012 - Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, CA
2010 - Materials Hard and Soft, Denton Art Center, TX
2004 - Fiber Celebration, Art Center of Estes Park, CO (also in 1999, 2000)
2002 - Crafts USA 2002, Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
2001 - Fiber Celebrated 2001, The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT
2000 - Blue Ridge Handweaving Show, Asheville, NC (also in 1998)
2000 - Textile Art: 2000 Gallery, Santa Clara, CA
1999 - A Celebration of Creativity, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
1999 - CNCH Gallery, The Marin Center, San Rafael, CA

Bibliography
2012 - Textile Study Group of New York blog
2011 - Textile Society of America
2011 - Valley Fiber Life, online fiber arts magazine
2010 - Catalog, American Tapestry Biennial Eight, American Tapestry Alliance
2008 - Catalog, American Tapestry Biennial Seven, American Tapestry Alliance
2008 - Catalog, Beyond Basketry, The Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, OH
2007 - "Material Difference", American Craft, June/July issue
2007 - “New Directions”, Fiberarts, Nov/Dec
2006 - Catalogue, Material Difference, Friends of Fiber Art International
2005 - “Art Review”, Philadelphia Inquirer, July 17, 2005
2005 - Catalog, Textile 05, Kaunas Art Biennial
2004 - “Gallery” American Craft
2004 - Fiber Arts Design Book Seven, Lark Press
2003 - “Exposure”, Surface Design Journal
2003 - Catalogs: Art in Embassies Program (Russia, Khazakstan and Morocco)
2002 - Catalog, New Talent in Craft II, Wustum Museum, Racine, WI
2001 - Objects for Use, Paul J. Smith, Ed., Abrams, NY
2001 - “Design File”, Hali 118, p155
2001 - “Block Weave Rugs with Inlay” Handwoven magazine
2001 - “Jewels of La Jolla” Performing Arts magazine
2000 - "Weft-faced Rug Weaving" Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot magazine
2000 - "Block Weave Rugs" Handwoven magazine (cover article)
2000 - Catalog, Crafts National 34, Penn State University, State College, PA
2000 - Catalog, Paper/Fiber 22, Iowa Arts Council, Iowa City, IA
1999 - Catalog, California Contemporary Craft , Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1997 - Catalog, Encore! Small Format Tapestry , Atlanta Museum of Art and Design,

Public & Private Collections (selected)
Amgen Corporation, Thousand Oaks, CA
Art Institute of Chicago
Nathalie Alberts, Chicago and Santa Barbara
Sharon Alderman, Salt Lake City
AT & T, Dallas
Laura and Robert Boyd, Shorewood, IL
Lloyd Cotsen, Los Angeles, CA
Sharon and Arie Hoogendoorn, Steamboat Springs, CO
Sara and David Lieberman, Scottsdale, AZ
Gail Martin, New York, NY
Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA
Office of the Mayor, Berlin, Germany
Racine Museum of Art, Racine, WI
Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
Museum of Ventura County, CA
Nicole Williams and Larry Becker, Glencoe, IL
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA

GalleryRepresentation
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles