Mariette Rousseau Vermette

Mariette Rousseau-Vermette (1926-2006) was a renowned fiber artist based out of Quebec, Canada best known for her work with tapestries and pioneering innovations in fiber and textile arts between 1960 and 1980. Rousseau-Vermette experimented with different materials, colors, textures, and forms throughout her work and was requested to create several esteemed commissions such as the ceiling for Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Canada and the curtain for the Eisenhower Theatre in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.