World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations, keeping in mind authenticity, reciprocity, and networking.

“Color Alchemy” feat. Elin Noble (Opening Feb 17, MA)

“Elin Noble: Color Alchemy” presents quilts and dyed cloth by artist Elin Noble at The New Bedford Art Museum, featuring a selection of work spanning the last ten years. Included are … Continue reading

5 February 2013 · Leave a comment

Peggy Osterkamp Solo Show (SF Bay Area, thru Jan 2013)

Artist and weaver Peggy Osterkamp opens her solo show at Room Art Gallery in Mill Valley, CA. We hear it is a beautiful show. Sorry for the day-late notice; opening … Continue reading

9 January 2013 · Leave a comment

“4 Weavers: Contemporary Expressions of an Ancient Craft” (Jan 2013, Petaluma CA)

 Upcoming exhibition in January 2013 coming to beautiful Petaluma in northern California 4 Weavers: Contemporary Expressions of an Ancient Craft  January 11 – March 10, 2013 Reception: January 12, 2 … Continue reading

19 September 2012 · 1 Comment

Boro exhibition, lecture, workshop w/ Yoshiko (July 15-27, Haystack ME)

Friends in the New England, USA area: Please consider making a trip to summer-kissed Maine to see “Ragged Beauty,” a beautiful exhibition of boro presented by Haystack Mountain School of … Continue reading

10 July 2012 · Leave a comment

Shibori classes in NYC (June, July)

If you’re looking for a shibori class this summer, NYC seems to be a hotbed of options. We’ve got a couple classes by artist / clothing designer Shabd (posted earlier … Continue reading

13 June 2012 · Leave a comment

“Fold and Unfold” with Elin Noble (June-Aug, Auburn NY)

If you find yourself whiling away the long days of summer in NY, head upstate to the Finger Lakes and stop by the Schweinfurth Art Center for some great art … Continue reading

13 June 2012 · Leave a comment

SHIBORI (Masuda Gallery, Sudney – thru May 12)

Greetings, dear readers. We have been greatly remiss in posting as of late (summer travel will do that). Getting in under the wire, I wanted to announce the last days … Continue reading

11 May 2012 · Leave a comment

“The Eternal Now” exhibition & workshop feat. Barbara Schey (5 May, Fairfield City Museum & Gallery)

Our friends in Australia and New Zealand have been busy (stay tuned for the newsletter items in an upcoming post)! Here’s one great thing to mark on your calendars: BARBARA … Continue reading

25 April 2012 · Leave a comment

“SLOW. useless” featuring works by Padmaja Krishnan

“SLOW. useless” — an exhibition and trunk show at the Vermillion House in Bangalore featuring the always beautiful and thought provoking works by textile/fashion designer Padmaja Krishnan. We’re sorry to … Continue reading

3 March 2012 · Leave a comment

Energy Nexus (PICS)

We posted this back in December on the 8ISS website but somehow it slipped our minds from posting it here. Have a look at some of the stimulating artwork included … Continue reading

7 February 2012 · Leave a comment

“Animal Fiber” 8th ISS exhibition (PICS)

On the heels of the closing of the 8th ISS, we are delighted to have some photos to share with you, dear readers. Congratulations to the curators, Jean Cacicedo and … Continue reading

11 January 2012 · 1 Comment

New Beat Student Awardees

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of the “New Beat: international student concours” 2011 Awards. These awards are sponsored by N.P.O. International Textile Network Japan Award and by … Continue reading

30 December 2011 · 1 Comment