back lit green and yellow scarf Many scarfs in a variety of colors tangled together Striped and ribbed scarf model in all black standing and wearing green scarf Model standing in a forest wearing dress and greenish scarft

Yuh Okano

Textiles Yuh
Booth 22
About this Exhibitor / Bio: 

Yuh Okano: Invitingly tactile, soft, joyful nature inspired textures and flowing forms create eye catching wearable art. Combination of art and design and functionality. Japanese born, based in New York, Yuh invites the sensation of connecting with beauty of ocean creatures, plant life and flowers. Since 1995 her textile art, design and apparel has been featured in renowned galleries, museums and (fashion houses) around the world. 

Selected Exhibitions & Awards
2015/ 2 ACC at Baltimore show 
2014/11 Shibori International Symposium Hangzhou China
2013-2015 Plenitude-fiber Art show/ Tokyo, Sweden
2012-2015 Fiber Futures: Japan�s Textile Pioneers Tokyo, NY, SF, Helsinki, Gothenburg, Barcelona, Porto, Paris, Taiwan
2011 TAFTA/The Geelong Forum Australia
2008 Art exhibition "Bread as Art" Slovene Ethnographic Museum,Slovenia.
2007 Workshop and Exhibition Australia
1998 MoMA NY/Selected Permanent design collection