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JMS Sericulture

Interested in purchasing silkworms for textile art? Please contact Max Shiroma of JMS Sericulture in Mt. View, Hawai’i at m.shiroma@juno.com.  JMS Sericulture is a small, part-time, family owned, backyard business located on the Big Island of Hawaii. The silkworms they raise are of the Bombx mori species. Currently, the silkworms are mainly used as feeders […]

“Art and Sustainability” Opening event at UHM

Photo of Mr. Izukura talking with a visitor about his artwork

On January 17, Akihiko Izukura, renowned textile artist from Kyoto, Japan, presented a talk entitled, “Art and Sustainability” to open his exhibit on the UH-Manoa campus.  With more than 200 people in attendance, the event celebrated Mr. Izukura’s indoor and outdoor displays.

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Izukura in UH-Manoa News

The Ka Leo, UH-Manoa’s official university newspaper, featured an article about Izukura’s artwork on campus. Please see this link for the article

CJS on KITV Honolulu

Dr. Gay Satsuma, Associate Director of CJS, was on t.v. this morning, publicizing “Life in Colors” on KITV Honolulu. Please see the link below to watch the clip.

Life In Colors In Hawaii – Video – KITV Honolulu


“Art and Sustainability:” Lecture by Akihiko Izukura

Photo of Mr. Izukura with his artwork

To open his exhibit at the UHM, renowned textile artist from Kyoto, Akihiko Izukura, will be giving a lecture entitled: “Art and Sustainability.” He will share his philosophy and approach to art based on three guiding principles:

“compassion for life” 思いやりの美学 “zero-waste” 廃棄物ゼロ “sun and […]