JACLab is excited to present the return of Professor Azumi Hosoda, renowned Japanese textile artist, to Seattle this September. In cooperation with the Seattle Asian Art Museum, "Fibers, etc." of Tacoma, and Kimono Art, we are pleased to support two separate events in Tacoma and Seattle this September.
For those who missed Professor Hosoda's exhibition at Kobo Gallery this past Spring, this is your chance to see her work and learn about her technique.
SEP 15, 2016: Professor Azumi Hosoda will take part in the "Asia Talks" series at the Seattle Asian Art Museum on September 15th, Thursday from 7 - 8 pm. She will be discussing her technique and the various unconventional themes of her contemporary kimono designs. Professor Hosoda is a Dyeing Instructor with the Department of Design at the Nagoya University of Art and is a 20-year veteran of the textiles world. This talk at SAAM will provide consecutive Japanese-English translation. Get your tickets here.
SEP 10, 2016: Prior to the talk at SAAM, Professor Hosoda will also be offering a second workshop on her specialty, wax resist dyeing (rouzome) workshop at Fibers, Etc. in Tacoma on September 10th, Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm.
In 2016 Japan Arts Connection Lab is proud to co-sponsor, along with Seattle's Kimono Art, Japanese textile artist, Ms. Azumi Hosoda. A special exhibition of her beautiful kimono designs featuring Japan's wax resist dyeing technique will be shown at Kobo Gallery (HIGO) from April 30 to May 14, 2016
KOBO GALLERY (HIGO)
Ms. Hosoda's contemporary modern work using wax dyeing (rousen) on Kimono and panel boards are creative works of art which display true Japanese traditional craftsmanship combined with exciting futuristic elements. On opening day at Kobo Gallery, Ms. Hosoda will be present and will lead a free wax dyeing (rousen) workshop using washi from Kyoto's Kakimoto. The workshop will be conducted from 2-5 pm on April 30th. (Wax dyeing cloth coasters $8 /each.)