Historical and Contemporary Textiles & Fiber Art
Scholar • Curator • Artist
The 2016 George Hewitt Myers Award from The Textile Museum and George Washington University Museum honored Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada for her remarkable work as an artist, curator, historian, and teacher in the textile and fiber art world. With over forty years of experience, Yoshiko has continually advocated and advanced the historical and contemporary textile and fiber art field. She travels throughout the world giving lectures and workshops, and participates in conferences to build greater insight into the world of fiber and textiles. Yoshiko is president of the World Shibori Network, founder of Slow Fiber Studios, and Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Textile and Costumes , Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
She co-chaired successfully the 10th ISS with Alejandro de Avila in Oaxaca, Mexico in November 2016. She is already planning the 11th ISS in Japan in 2018 and leading a study tour to India in February and March 2017 for the Slow Fiber Studios.
She co-chaired the 9th International Shibori Symposium with Zhao Feng at the China National Silk Museum (CNSM), Hangzhou October 31-November 4, 2014.
Join her at an upcoming event, workshop, or lecture.