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Honolulu Biennial @ IBM Bldg - More volunteer adventures today at the Honolulu Biennial with work by three internationally renowned artists: Choi Jeong Hwa’s Breathing Flower is not a bounce house despite the best efforts of young children. A blower within regulates its inflation so it acts as a breathing entity.  Being an artist myself, I see it as a good lesson… Continue reading Honolulu Biennial @ IBM Bldg
Honolulu Biennial @ Foster Botanical Garden - My volunteering adventures with the Honolulu Biennial started here at Foster Botanical Gardens, chilling in the shade next to Yayoi Kusama’s Footprints of Life. I first saw these pieces at Design Sight 2121 in Tokyo several years ago and it was interesting to see them again in this new environment and in this new capacity.… Continue reading Honolulu Biennial @ Foster Botanical Garden
So I have this Stash of Blue Yarns… - Brighten a small corner of your home with beautiful ocean blue yarns in this small wall art installation.… Continue reading So I have this Stash of Blue Yarns…
Waterfall Designs - Having a bit of fun exploring the different colors, themes, and organic forms possible with the colored copper wire drop designs: Expanding the limited-edition Honolulu Sunrise color way by creating a larger scene:   Beautiful flowing river fades to copper: Follow my day to day art adventures via Instagram: StudioDeanna
My work in Mori at The Hub – Honolulu Biennial - Photo Credit @mori_hawaii In partnership with the Honolulu Biennial Foundation, Mori has a great little curated pop-up shop of local artists at The Hub. Thanks to Aly, I am one of the selected local creatives with work available for sale in the shop! Several sizes and colors of my wire crocheted drops are available to… Continue reading My work in Mori at The Hub – Honolulu Biennial
Now w/Art Books! The Honolulu Printmakers Show… - Starting this Friday, Nov 25,¬†Impressions16¬†will open 10 -4 at Honolulu Museum of Art School. This year is unique in that Art Books are now part of the show! I’ll have a great selection of my Travel Journals available. Part of my Migration/Navigation series, I’ve used old flight maps from around the world as inspiration for… Continue reading Now w/Art Books! The Honolulu Printmakers Show…
My Pet Moss in the Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition! - This is my second year being juried into Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition. This, it’s 49th year, was juried by Cindi Strauss of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Thank You, Cindi! I had such fun putting together the piece, My Pet Moss. Having a great quantity and variety of green yarns from my… Continue reading My Pet Moss in the Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition!
Interviewed!! - Thank You ever so much to Kathryn Vercillo of Crochet Concupiscence for the wonderful interview. She has done a lot to forward information about the amazing work of crochet artists and the health benefits of this hand-craft hobby. An “Excerpt from Interview with Crochet Artist Deanna Gabiga” is available on her website but I highly… Continue reading Interviewed!!
The Shop is Open! - Slowly I’ve been adding in the fun items I’ve been working on this summer in my studio into a shop on Saatchi Art. Perfected the crochet pattern in this Water Drop created from 22 gauge wire on a Japanese 3/0 hook. Pulled out my jewelry tools and created a hand-stamped signature tag, too. ¬†Continuing to… Continue reading The Shop is Open!
Up Next: In, Of, or About Fiber Hawaii - One of the pieces I entered into the Fiber Hawaii Art Show has been accepted! Was it my crocheted wire vessel, Slosh(v)? Or was it one of my crocheted water Drop(v) wire sculptures? Or was it the third wire crocheted piece, Ewer? With the show theme being In, Of, or About Fiber, I decided to… Continue reading Up Next: In, Of, or About Fiber Hawaii

 

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