2012 Fiber Hawaii: In, Of or About Fiber

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    Susan Taber Avila. "Garden Wall" (detail)

October 25, 2012 - November 17, 2012
Honolulu Museum of Art School

Exhibition Overview

This juried exhibition encourages participation from artists in all media who wish to explore fiber related work. The juried exhibition sometimes includes a component for traditional ethnic works as well as contemporary styles.

This year's juror: Susan Taber Avila
Avila is a Professor of Design (Fashion & Textiles) at the University of California Davis and a Chutian Scholar at Wuhan Textile University in Wuhan, China. Her innovative machine stitched artwork is exhibited nationally and internationally and her work has been published in numerous books and periodicals. 

Juror's Lecture: Oct 18, 6:30pm, FREE
Honolulu Museum of Art School
In her slide lecture, Avila will provide a brief background about the use of textiles as text and discuss other fiber artists who also use text in their artwork. She will also discuss her own fiber art. The program is sponsored by Hawaii Craftsmen.