Selected Exhibitions

2005   Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco,
           “Artwear – Fashion and Anti-fashion”, San Francisco, CA

           Museum of Art and Design,
          “Kimono Variations”, New York, NY

2000   Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
           “Made in California – Art, Image and Identity 1900-2000”,  
            Los Angeles, CA

1999   Julie Artisans Gallery,
           “Gallery Artists, 25th Anniversary Exhibition”,  New York, NY

1996   The Textile Museum,
           “The Kimono Inspiration”, Washington, D.C.

1994   Gallery Langas,
           “Silk In Space”, personal exhibition, Vilnius, Lithuania

            Longbranch Arts Center,
           “Passage of Illumination”, Nassau, Bahamas

1993   California Crafts Museum,
           “Pacific Rim Japan”, San Francisco, CA

1992   American Craft Museum,
            Soviet Union and East European Tour:
           “Craft Today USA”, 1989-1992

1990   Gulbenkian Foundation Museum,
           “Traje: Um Objecto de Arte?”, Lisbon, Portugal

           San Jose Art League Gallery,
           “Group Nine”, San Jose, CA

1989   American Craft Museum,
            European Tour: “Craft Today USA” 1989-1992

           School of Visual Arts Museum,
           “Beyond Craft”, New York, NY

           The Costume Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
           “Art Forms for the Body”, Wittenborn-Hollingsworth  Production,
           Los Angeles, CA

           Kurland-Summers Gallery,
           “Art Forms for the Body”,  Wittenborn- Hollingsworth Production,
           Los Angeles, CA

1987   Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art,
           “Art to Wear”, Cleveland, OH

           Institute for Design and Experimental Art,  
           “Introductions”, Sacramento, CA

           American Crafts Council,
           “Crafts at the Armory”, New York, NY

1986   American Crafts Museum,
            Inaugural Exhibition: “Craft Today-Poetry of the Physical”,
            New York, NY

            DeCordova Museum/Mobilia Gallery,
           “Wearable Art”, Boston, MA

            Bowling Green University,
           “Material Images”, Bowling Green, OH

1986   American Crafts Museum,
            Inaugural Exhibition: “Craft Today-Poetry of the Physical”,
            New York, NY

            DeCordova Museum/Mobilia Gallery,
           “Wearable Art”, Boston, MA

            Bowling Green University,
           “Material Images”, Bowling Green, OH

1985   British Crafts Council,
           “American Handmade Clothing”, London, England

           American Crafts Museum and USIS,
           Asia Tour: “American Art to Wear”

           American Institute of Architects,
           “California: Line on Design”,  San Francisco, CA

           California Crafts Museum,
           “Beyond Wearables”, San Francisco, CA

1984   Harbourfront Gallery, Canadian Tour:
           “A Sense of Occasion”, Toronto, Ontario

           American Crafts Museum,
           United States Tour “New Handmade Clothing”

1983   American Craft Museum,
           “New Handmade clothing”, New York, NY

           Richmond Art Center,
           “Wearable Art National Invitational”, Richmond, CA

1982   San Francisco International Airport,
           “Airborne Art”, San Francisco, CA

            American Craft Museum,
           “Pattern”, New York, NY

            Holsten Gallery,
            “Craft”. Palm Beach, FL

1981    Textilkunst Rasmussen Gallery,
            “Art Clothing”, Berlin, West Germany

1980   Fashion Institute of Technology,
           “Surface Design ‘80”. New York, NY

            Kohler Museum,
           “Maximum Coverage”, Sheboygen, WI

1979   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
           “Art for Wearing”, San Francisco, CA

            Meyer, Breier and Weiss Gallery,
           “Wearable Art IV”, San Francisco, CA

1978   Fiberworks,
           “Fabrications”, Berkeley, CA

            San Jose State University,
           “Six East Coast Craftsmen”, San Jose, CA

1977   American Crafts Museum,
           “The Dyer’s Art”, New York, NY

 

Major Architetural Installations

“AMELIA’S FLIGHT” - New York, NY, 2009
Rockefeller Center, Top of the Rock tmObservation Deck, an art installation
and musical performance in tribute to Amelia’s Earhart’s life and passion,
created in collaboration with Patricia Burgess.

“GENOCIDE” - Kaunas, Lithuania, 1995
St. Michael’s Cathedral, a commemorative event and art installation honoring
the Lithuania victims of the soviet genocide, a multi-media project created and
produced in collaboration with V, Zamalyte and R. Mikutavicius of Lithuania.

“PASSAGE OF ILLUMINATION” – Huahine, French Polynesia, 1992
Hotel Hana lti. A series of 15 backlit paintings designed as fabric wall sections,
produced in association with R. Lovdal / CaribConsult.

“FANFARE” – Dallas, Texas, 1985
Interfirst Plaza, an installation of 10 suspended sculptures, painted fabric and
stainless steel, in a 4-story atrium, commissioned by Bramalea Ltd.

“RACING DRAGONS” – Atlanta, Georgia, 1984
Landmark Concourse, a suspended, fabric tension sculpture filling the volume of
an 8-story atrium, commissioned by The Landmarks Group.

“TROPICAL DANCERS” – Tampa, Florida 1983
Spectrum Building, 18 suspended, painted fabric sculptures in a 4-story atrium,
commissioned by The Landmark Group

“TRYS MOTINOS” – Orlando, Florida, 1983
Landmark Center, 3 suspended, painted fabric sculptures in a 6-story atrium,
commissioned by The Landmarks Group.

“SEVEN SISTERS” – Atlanta, Georgia, 1982
Ashford-Green Building, 7 suspended, painted fabric sculptures in a 6-story
atrium, commissioned by The Hartford Corporation.

 

Bibliography for Ina Kozel

BOOKS:

           Artwear, Fashion and Anti-fashion, Melissa Leventon,
           Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2005

           Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity 1900-2000,
           University of California Press, Los Angeles, CA, 2000
           
           Some O Manabu,
           Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan, 1998

           The Kimono Inspiration, The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., 1996

           Silk Painting, Susan Louie Moyers,
           Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY, 1995

           Seidenmalerei und Modedesign, Brita Hansen,
           Falken Press, Germany, 1990

           Traje: Um Objecto de Arte?, Gulbenkian Foundation,
           Lisbon, Portugal, 1990

           Handtuch des Seidenmalerei, Brita Hansen,
           Dumont Art Press, Germany, 1988

           Seidenmalerei in Vollendung, Rudolf G. Smend,
           Falken Press, Germany, 1988

           California Fashion Designers, Douglas Bullis,
           Gibbs M. Smith, Inc, Layton, UT, 1987

           Art to Wear,  Julie Schafler Dale,
           Abbeville Press, New York, NY, 1986

           Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical,
           American Craft Council, New York,  NY 1986

VIDEOS:

           Art to Wear, produced by KQED/PBS, San Francisco, CA,
           aired internationally, 1990

           FanFare Installation, produced by I. Kozel, Dallas, TX, 1985

           Racing Dragons Installation, produced by Georgia State University,
           Atlanta, GA, 1984

           Racing Dragons Installation, produced by PM Magazine,
           Atlanta, GA, 1984

 

Professional Activities for Ina Kozel

Invitational residency, Wind Art, International Explorations,
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL. 2003

Grant recipient, ArtsLink, for collaborative projects in former Soviet Union, 1994

Panelist, Surface Design Conference, Berkeley, CA, 1986

Featured artist, American Craft Council National Conference, Oakland, CA, 1986

Featured artist, Slide Series: Wax Resist by Tina Martin, Fiberworks,
Berkeley, CA, 1986

Member, Fine Arts Guidelines Committee (Downtown 1% Plan),
 San Francisco, CA, 1985

Winner, Women in Design International Competition, 1983

Artist in Focus, Surface Design Conference,  Arrowmont School,
Gatlinburg, TN, 1983

Juror, Rhinebeck National Crafts Fair, Rhinebeck, NY, 1982


 

 







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