Hawai‘i Craftmen's Fiber Hawai‘i 2020 at Gallery ‘Iolani

Fiber Hawai‘i is a biennial juried exhibition of objects made IN, OF or ABOUT fiber. It provides a space for the conflation of ideas such as art and craft—traditional and contemporary—functional and non-functional—past, present, and future.

#102

Ceramic

Christopher Edwards

#107

Ceramic with gold luster

Christopher Edwards

#136

Raku-fired ceramic, steel wire

Christopher Edwards

#141

Ceramic, polymer

Christopher Edwards

#142

Ceramic

Christopher Edwards

A Tisket A Tasket

Fiber Basketry

Gail M. Toma

Along the Way

Tapestry

Kathy Tosh 

Aurum 79

Intaglio printed on palm fiber and gilded with gold ink and Kanazawa gold powder

Pratisha Budhiraja

Beneath the Surface

Felted wool

Elizabeth Train 

Blocks

Woven Tapestry

Elizabeth Train

Boro

Dyed and pieced hemp fiber hand stitched

Wendy Messier

Brian’s Shibori Quilt

Fiber Indigo Shibori Dye

Gail M. Toma

Bubble Wrap

Resist fulled wool

Sheri Leven McNerthney  

Bumfgulla Jacket

Felting and Sewing

Ron Kent in collaboration with Elizabaeth Kent 

Coco Bowl

Palm weaving

Joy Ritchey 

Coconut

Wood carved

Francisco Clemente 

Constellation

Kapa with watercolor and gouache

Georgia P. Sartoria

Continuous

Tea leaves on corrugated cardboard

Jennifer Ko

Dark Energy

Resin with acrylic trapped between a Yupo and a transparent sheet after a process of 40 days minimum for complete drying 350

Monica Anderson

Resin mixed with golden and transparent violet high fluid acrylics trapped between a Yupo and a transparent sheet after a process of 40 days minimum for complete drying

Monica Anderson

Deed

Vintage (19th century) paper collaged and woven; ink, paint

Charlotte Forsythe

Ke Kuhikuhi

Palm sheath, raffia

Dianne Ige

Lālā

Palm sheath and bract, raffia

Dianne Ige

Lau Pāma

Palm sheath, raffia

Dianne Ige

Pu’o’a

Palm sheath stitched with raffia

Dianne Ige

Divergence

Gauze

Joy Ritchey 

Earth

Hand embroidery, stenciling and painting

Patricia Greene

Earth Shimmering

Handwoven Taiten Shibori Cotton with Indigo, Osage, and Quebracho Rojo dyes

Ghislaine D. Chock

(Not my) Fault Lines

Machine stitching: cotton canvas, shibori dyed cotton

Linda Taylor

Felted Jacket

Felting

Ron Kent in collaboration with Elizabeth Kent 

Fishtrap (from blood memory)

Inkjet print, burlap Michelle Conley-Harada

Rebecca Goldschmidt 

Good Morning

Cotton, mercerized cotton, feathers Coil basket

Joyce Jeffers

Hankie

Cotton cloth, human hairs, thread, hair spray, rice starch Sewing

Sadaf Naeem

Kualoa Timelapse

Watercolor and pastel on vellum and illustration board, with thin yarn supported by stainless steel and or fiberglass in aluminum frame

Craig Kagawa in collaboration with Ruth Light

#metoo

Mixed media; hemp fiber, vintage fiber items, pearl buttons, thread

Linda Kane

Hidden Workforce

Mixed media; Dress patterns, images, encaustic wax, thread

Linda Kane

Lots of Knots

Found objects on beaches including rope knots and fishing floats tied to plastic frame

Ruth Light

Mamita

Yupo hard paper, resin and acrylics. Technique, pouring, stamping.

Monica Anderson

Honu Returns to Laniakea

Hand dyed silks, linens and cottons, dyed with indigo and rust

Paula Rath

Summer Waimea Bay

Hand dyed silks, linens and cottons, dyed with indigo and rust

Paula Rath

Reflections on Hala/Pandan

Silverpoint drawing on archival paper, reflective thread stitching

Michelle Schwengel-Regala

Sisters

Wool Tapestry

Kathy Tosh 

Spin Cycle

Batik fabrics,machine appliquéd, quilted

Margaret Teruya

Spirit Mountain

Woven sculpture

Suzanne Marinelli 

Tower Crane Embroidery Sampler Book

Digital Sewing Machine Embroidery

Maya Portner

Treasure or Trouble: Polymetallic Nodules I, II, VIII-X knitted metal

Copper, aluminum, steel, brass, and seawater in readymade object (glass)

Michelle Schwengel-Regala

Tribute Jacket

Dan Foley Changed the Social Fabric Sewing

Elizabeth Kent

Untitled

Paper Assemblage

Sara Oka

Warp & Weft

Computer-generated animation, recorded onto motion picture film. Then, printed film is laid out and mounted onto a custom-built light box for display

Brian Black

While You Were Resting

Hand embroidery, machine sewing, emergency blanket

Reem Bassous

パフェデパ-ト

Mixed media embroidery on monk’s cloth

Michelle Conley-Harada