October 19 - November 23, 2013
Celebrating Nuno Japanese Textiles
Opening - Saturday, October 19, 2013, 5:00-7:00pm
Gallery Talk: 5-6pm
An exhibition of Nuno Japanese Textiles, a remarkable Tokyo-based design and production studio led by artistic director and co-founder Reiko Sudo. Traditional techniques and recycled materials are re-interpreted with cutting edge technology. The Nuno creates some of the most innovative textiles being designed and produced in the world today.
Preview Night: Happy Hour with NUNO
Evening for Designers and Architects
Friday, October 18, 5-7pm
November 2 - 30, 2013
7th Simple Cup Show
Opening - Saturday, November 2, 6:00-9:30pm
A unique take on a common object, over 250 cups from 50 North American and Japanese ceramic artists exhibited.
Saturday, November 16, 1-5pm
Mieko Mintz Trunk Show
Mieko Mintz was born in southern Japan. In her New York studio in Soho she uses textiles from around the world and creates her own designs. Her signature line are jackets made from vintage sari kantha, that are both contemporary and sophisticated. The vintage saris' are reincarnated into new kantha, coming back to life in a totally different time and place.
November 30 - December 14
Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music (Geidai)
Artist in Residency, Tacoma Community College, Art Department
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Also On View at KOBO
Hanako Nakazato, Ceramic Artist, Japan and Maine
Betsy Williams, Ceramic Artist, New Mexico
Takuya Tokizawa, handblown glass, Northwest
KOBO, a Japanese word that means studio, featuring art, craft and design.