World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations

SFS Shop: Artisanal 3D samples and shibori tools, now available!

We’re pleased to offer a range of te-kumo shibori samples tied by the master Arimatsu artisan Mrs. Tomeko Honma (aged over 90) at the Slow Fiber Studios shop. Te-kumo shibori is … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Afternoon with Four Generations of California Basket Makers, California Historical Society, San Francisco

California Historical Society will be hosting the acclaimed basket weaving Parker family in San Francisco next month. Where: California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco When: 19 September 2015 … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Natural Dye Showcase and Memory on Cloth at Mendocino Art Centre, California

Yoshiko Wada, President – WSN, was at the beautiful Mendocino Arts Centre early this month. As the juror for their Natural Dye Showcase, she had selected 47 works by 35 … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

CALL FOR ENTRY: International FIBER ARTS VII, Sebastopol Centre for the Arts, CA

 -ATTENTION TEXTILE  AND FIBER ARTISTS- Sebastopol Centre for the Arts presents: INTERNATIONAL FIBER ARTS VII, a biannual juried exhibition. Exhibition dates : October 23 – November 28, 2015 Deadline online … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exhibition: Modern Twist – Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art at Grace Hudson Museum, Ukiah, California

Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art celebrates the intricate work of professional bamboo artists living in Japan, whose evocative, sensual, and sculptural pieces explore innovations in bamboo art since the … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bamboo Basketry and Accessory Workshop by Jiro Yonezawa, Slow Fiber Studios, Berkeley

Internationally renowned bamboo sculptural artisan Jiro Yonezawa is the current artist-in-residence at Slow Fiber Studios, a program of World Shibori Network. The residency commenced on 26 July, with a gallery opening … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Conference + Workshop Alert: Made/Aware presented by SDA at Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Tennessee

Mark your calendars to attend Surface Design Association’s first ever craft and concept intensive, Made/Aware : Socially Engaged Practices. Where: Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, P.O. Box 567, 556 … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment