Fiber Hawai'i 2024

About Fiber Hawai'i

Fiber Hawai'i is offered every other year. This exhibition encourages participation from artists in all media who wish to explore fiber-related work. In this case fiber as a media as well as fiber as an idea is encouraged. The juror also presents a slide lecture about their work or developments in the field, which is free and open to the public. When appropriate, a workshop is also offered


Exhibition


Artworks selected by the juror will be on display in an exhibition at the Downtown Arts Center for the month of May. 

MAY 3 - JUNE 1, EXHIBITION*

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 5 - 8 PM, FIRST FRIDAY

JUROR WALKTHROUGH, 5 PM,

OPENING RECEPTION, 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Fiber Hawai'i Exhibition 2024

Downtown Arts Center

1041 Nuʻuanu Ave, Honolulu

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, LAST DAY OF SHOW, 11 AM - 6 PM

*DAC Hours: Tues. - Sat. 11 AM - 6 PM, Sun. 11 AM - 4 PM, Mon. Closed


PROSPECTUS

 

About the Juror


Cameron Taylor-Brown was introduced to textiles by artist Ed Rossbach at the University of California, Berkeley, and studied textile design at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, where she later taught woven design. Since 1985, she has lived in Los Angeles where she is active in arts and education. Her work is widely exhibited and has been featured in Fiber Art Now, American Craft, Handwoven and Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot. In 2019, she curated the critically acclaimed exhibit Material Meaning: A Living Legacy of Anni Albers at the Craft in America Center. She is the founder of ARTSgarage, a textile resource center in Los Angeles. and teaches workshops at ARTSgarage, schools, guilds, museums and conferences throughout the United States and Canada. She is a past president of California Fibers and serves on the advisory boards of the Fowler Textile Council and Textile Arts Los Angeles.

To learn more, visit her website.


Reflections/North Lake #2, Eastern Sierra, CA

2023

H 25” W 14.5”

Materials: linen, silk and paper yarns, silk and cotton fabric, wood and paint

Techniques: weaving, photographic transfer, embroidery

Photography: Cameron Taylor-Brown

This work was recently featured at a show at Craft in America, see it in person during our show.


Fiber Trails Lecture & Workshop

FIBER TRAILS LECTURE

After intake, join us for a light reception and lecture by our 2024 Juror, Cameron Taylor-Brown. She is discussing Fiber Trails and her journeys to Bhutan, the Peruvian Highlands, Gujarat, India and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. In this lecture, she will present images of landscapes, people and their traditional textiles, examine examples of textiles from each country and view and discuss artwork inspired by these journeys: Red Offerings (Bhutan), Colors of Gujarat (India), Majestic Stone (Peru) and LAVAflows (Ecuador).  


SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 4 PM - 6 PM

Downtown Arts Center

1040 Nu'uanu Ave. (Second floor)

Honolulu, HI

Fiber Trails Workshop and lecture by Cameron Taylor-Brown

The lecture is free, and open to the public!
No registration required.



“Reflections/North Lake #2, Eastern Sierra, CA” by Cameron Taylor-Brown, 2023 Materials: linen, silk and paper yarns, silk and cotton fabric, wood and paint

FIBER TRAILS WORKSHOP

This workshop goes along with the lecture Fiber Trails, you may register even if you were unable to attend the lecture. Participants create a mixed media photo collage on cloth with translucent layering, stitching and yarns. Enjoy learning a new technique that is applicable to textiles and more! 


FRIDAY, MAY 3, 10 AM - 2 PM

Downtown Arts Center
1040 Nu'uanu Ave. (Second floor, Hui classroom)

Honolulu, HI



This workshop is brought to you in partnership with Hawai'i Craftsmen and Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui. Open to members of both organizations and the public. 

Cost:

$70 for Members (Hawai'i Craftsmen & Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui)

$80 for non-members


Registration required

Maximum attendees: 10


REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP

  

More Information

If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about how to participate, contact Hawaiʻi Craftsmen at adminassist@hawaiicraftsmen.org.

 



HAWAII CRAFTSMEN IS SUPPORTED BY THE HAWAI’I STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS,  THE HAWAII COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, THE ATHERTON FAMILY FOUNDATION, THE COOKE FOUNDATION, THE MCINERNY FOUNDATION, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, THE LAILA TWIGG-SMITH ART FUND, SEVERAL PRIVATE FAMILY FOUNDATIONS AND OUR MEMBERS

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