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a woman in blue shirt holding onto a hammock with wooden poles attached to it
Making the warp / Urdir a teia
a piece of art that is on display in a room with blue and white colors
Kimberly English
Kimberly English – American Craft Council
a piece of art that is hanging on the wall
Kimberly English
Kimberly English – American Craft Council
a black and white piece of art hanging on a wall next to a wooden floor
Kimberly English
Kimberly English – American Craft Council
a woman standing in front of a table with her hands out to the side,
KIMBERLY ENGLISH by HoneyTree Studios
About The Artist Kimberly English • Canton, NC Fiber and Textiles - Homegoods • CUSTOM COMMISSIONS My practice is textile-based, utilizing both hand-woven cloth and manufactured fabric. Representational abstractions emerge in explorations of image making and form building through cloth. Pattern, silhouette, and sculptu
a woman sitting at a table in front of a white background with various symbols around her
Kimberly English
Kimberly English – American Craft Council
a piece of art that is on top of a white wall with blue and white stripes
Kimberly English
Kimberly English – American Craft Council
a piece of red yarn sitting on top of a table
WORKS IN SILK — Kiyomi Iwata
Red Stitched Box, 1986
a red piece of art that looks like it has been made out of wire and yarn
Home browngrotta arts
Southern Crossing Five, Kiyomi Iwata, woven kibiso dyed, painted and stiffened
two hands on a table with yarn and crayons
Always Unfolding | American Craft Council
Iwata traces the shadow of a kibiso tapestry onto canvas. Her artmaking is fluid and free. “I'm totally open,” she says. “And because I'm open, I can float.
an older woman is holding a large piece of driftwood
Lightness and Substance
Kiyomi Iwata, Fungus 2015 | The work of Kiyomi Iwata appears as delicate as butterfly wings — but to endure, her materials, such as silk organza, must be girded with stronger stuff: aluminum, copper and brass mesh
a woman is holding a bag in her hands
Kiyomi Iwata
Kiyomi Iwata uses fabrics to create objects that express her Japanese heritage as well as her experience of living in the United States. Iwata’s silk and organza boxes relate to the kimono, traditionally used to wrap and conceal the body, while the metal thread conjures images of American technology. When Iwata sets out to make one of her objects, she tries to empty her mind of all thoughts and emotions.
a piece of white wire is hanging on a black wall with two gold balls in it
Kiyomi Iwata
kiyomi Iwata Baggage, 2016. Woven kibiso silk, gold leaf. Delicate weaving symbolising new beginnings, disruption and reconnection (associated with her move from north to south US).
an older woman sitting at a table surrounded by clay sculptures
Kay Sekimachi
Kay Sekimachi | Smithsonian American Art Museum