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The Australian National University

Pat Hickman

Constellation, gold thread and cocoons Photo: George Potanovic, Jr

Country: USA

visited in 2013

Workshop: Textiles

Pat Hickman was, until recently, Professor of Art and Head of the Fiber Program at the University of Hawaii. She now lives and works in the Lower Hudson Valley in NY. She is affiliated with the Phoenix Gallery in NYC and with Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Hickman exhibits her work extensively and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards. Hickman twice received NEA Individual Artist’s Grants. In 2005, she was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council. She is Past President (2010-2012) of the Textile Society of America. Hickman curated traveling exhibits: Innerskins/Outerskins: Gut and Fishskin and Baskets: Redefining Volume and Meaning. Her work is in several major collections, including the Oakland Museum, the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Hawaii State Art Museum, and the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. In Hawaii, Hickman’s commission, Nets of Makali’i–Nets of the Pleiades, stands as monumental entrance gates for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

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