Pat Hickman

Cocoon Walk,  Cricula silk cocoons/metal staples/space dyed thread/gold wire, 2010, 3.5 x 8 x 16inCount (installation), hog gut/rusty nails, 2011Currents (detail)Currents, mixed media, 2010, 40 x 48in
Double Bind, torn silk saris, 2010, 10 x 8 x 8inGarlic, palm sheaths/waxed linen/hog gut/metallic silk, 2001, 22 x 25 x 21.5inGarlic (detail)Landscape and Memory (detail)
Landscape and Memory, wire/hog gut/rust, 2004, 34 x 42 x 3inLight Passage, hog gut molded over hinge units, 1995, 83 x 40 x 2inLight Passage (detail)Malignant, hog gut/ knotted netting/bamboo shuttle/reeds/acrylic paint, 1994, 26 x 17 x 18in
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Pat Hickman, Professor Emeritus of the Art Department, University of Hawaii, has a studio at the Garnerville Arts and Industrial Center, NY and lives in the Lower Hudson Valley. Hickman twice received NEA Individual Artist’s Grants. In 2005, she was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council. She was President (2008-2010) 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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