Title: Separate Worlds, Joined
Medium: Fiber sculpture
Size: 12" x 12" x 16 1/2"
Hickman received her BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and her MA in Design/Textiles from the University of California, Berkeley. She has over fifteen years of experience teaching college-level textile and fiber programs at various institutions. Currently, she is Associate Professor and Chair of the Fiber Program in the Art Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.
Her work is in many collections including: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Pierre Pauli Foundation, Lausanne, Switzerland; American Craft Museum, New York; Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary; The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut; The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California; Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania; and El Canelo De Nos Center, San Bernardo, Chile.
Hickman's selected exhibitions include: New Art Forms Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, 1993; Knots & Nests: Spiritual Connections, Arts America Program, USIA tour in Africa, 1992-'94; Many Mansions: The Art of Shelter, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, California, 1992; 4th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, 1991; Poetry of the Physical, American Craft Museum, New York, 1986; Fiber Arts, Musee Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, 1985; and The Magnetics in Paper, Galerie De Sluis, Leidschendam, Holland, 1985.