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EXHIBIT: Quilts In The Forest – 50 Years of Creativity
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm

Call To Artists: Quilts In The Forest – 50 Years of Creativity  – Volcano Art Center’s 5th Biennial Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibit

Volcano Art Center is inviting all fabric and fiber artists in the state of Hawaiʻi to its 5th biennial quilt show, Quilts In The Forest – 50 Year of Creativity.  This year’s exhibit hopes to inspire artists to create works of art steeped in the rich traditions and history of the past or to explore new and innovative ways in quilting.  The exhibition will be open Wednesdays – Sundays from July 19 – August 11, 10am -4pm. (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays) at VAC’s Niaulani campus (19-4074 Old Volcano Rd.) in Volcano Village. For more information contact Fia Mattice, at (808) 967-8222 or via email  Volcano Art Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created in 1974 whose mission is to promote, develop and perpetuate the artistic, cultural and environmental heritage of Hawaiʻi’s people through the arts and education.  Please visit

The show displays the talent of Hawaiʻi Island quilters, both amateur and professional. The exhibition is free of charge however donations are greatly accepted.


Fabric & Fiber Pop-Up Shop
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fabric & Fiber & Fun Pop-Up Shop from 10am – 3pm | Saturday, August 3rd

The Volcano Art Center invites anyone interested in fabric and textiles to the exciting pop-up store with fabric and fiber artists on Saturday, August 3rd from 10am – 3pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani campus in Volcano Village.  The artists will provide insight and inspiration to the wonderful world of fiber arts.

In conjunction with “Quilts in the Forest”, VAC  5th biennial quilt show, open Wed – Sun, 10-4, July 19 – August 11.
Indigo and TieDye artist Ann Kalber, silk and fiber artist Patti Pease Johnson, quilters Catherine Wynne, Trudy Koszarek and Brigitte Bloecher, Cynner Wenner from Ming Gei and Chris Albus will be sharing their work and experiences.
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