A Summer Garden Event: Sale, Social, and Demonstrations by Artists
July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
World Shibori Network Foundation Presents
A Summer Garden Event:
Sale, Social, Silent Auction, and Potluck
Open to the Public
Sign up for Talks & Demos by International Artists
Sunday, July 16, 2023
10:00 – 16:00 PST
Slow Fiber Studios Annex
1825 8th St, Berkeley, CA
Celebrate Summer and monozukuri, Making of Things! Come join us at our Slow Fiber Studios Annex and Garden in Berkeley, CA. Let’s meet up over hand-crafting, great company, and delicious food.
Enjoy a rare opportunity to meet four masters of their craft
–A truly international ensemble of artists.
Hiroshi Murase, Shibori Master Artisan from Arimatsu, Japan
Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Master Arashi Shibori Artist, USA
Asif Shaikh, Master Embroiderer from Ahmedabad, India
Mayumi Fujio, Master Botanical Printer, and Dyer, Japan and USA
Registration is required for the Talk & Demos.
Sliding Scale: $30 / $50 / $100
$30 REGISTER $50 REGISTER $100 REGISTER
Pick and Choose Wisely, Spaces are Limited.
Please be Considerate and Register the Ones You Attend.
Fill Out the Registration Form When You Pay the Fee at the Shop.
There are 25 spaces for each Talk & Demo. First come, first serve!
Hiroshi Murase: Shibori & Suzusan – Talk & Demo: 9:30 – 10:00
Ana Lisa Hedstrom: Arashi, Simple & Sophisticated – Talk & Demo: 10:30 – 11:00
Asif Shaikh: Beetle Wing Embroidery – Talk & Demo: 11:30 – 12:00
Mayumi Fujio: Botanical Printing with Seasonal Plants – Talk & Demo: 12:30-13:00
Potluck Reception for Masters and Refreshments: 10:00 – 15:00
Trunk Show and Social by Artists & Collectors: 12:00 – 16:00
Silent Auction: 10:00 – 15:00
Featuring intimate miniature art from the master artists and friends
(Winners of the Silent Auction will be announced @ 15:30)
Anyone who would like to donate items to WSNF for the Silent Auction, please contact us with the item description and approximate size, snapshot, and suggested price to info(at)shibori.org
Registration is required for the Free Tables.
A limited number of Sales Tables will be available for local artists and collectors to present and sell their wares. Registration for tables is free. WSNF will ask for 20% of your sales proceeds as a tax-deductible donation. Please email with inquiries: info(at)shibori.org
Details & Artist Bios
Hiroshi Murase is an internationally respected shibori artisan and an enterprising designer. He has more than 40 years of experience in the textile field. Currently, he is the chairman of the acclaimed Suzusan corporation.
2023 Summer Workshop by Murase
Ana Lisa Hedstrom is known for her signature textiles based on contemporary adaptations of Shibori. Her approach creates a conversation between East and West and traditional and contemporary. Her textiles are included in the collections of major museums, including the Cooper Hewitt Museum, the De Young Museum, and more. Her work has been exhibited and published internationally.
2023 Summer Workshop by Hedstrom
Asif Shaikh, an Ahmedabad-based textile and fashion specialist, has been dedicated to the rich tradition of embroideries in India since a young age. He is co-founder of the Craft Design Society Art Foundation (CDS Art Foundation) and its one-of-a-kind fashion show in India, Walking Hand-in-Hand, with focus on co-design with artisans. His aim is to bring beautiful, handcrafted Indian textiles to the world’s stage, and to show the vital role of the artisan in contemporary fashion creation. Instagram: @asifembroidery
Mayumi Fujio. All the plants she uses are ethically harvested from the SF Bay Area and her art pieces are sold at the Asian Art Museum in SF, Seattle Asian Art Museum, and other prestigious art fairs around the Bay Area. In 2022 she received “the artist of the year” award at the prestigious Mill Valley Art Festival.
All funds generated from this and other WSNF programs allow WSNF to continue its educational and culturally enriching programs for the public.