Art exhibitions . . .
February to April, 2023 - "In The Folds," East West Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi - an invitational exhibition - Two pieces inspired by Pan Asia Pacific traditions "Suspensions" & "Cascades."
2022 - "Hawaiʻi Craftsmen Annual Exhibition," Downtown Art Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi & Maui Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui - A juried exhibition. One woven textile scroll - "Irpin the Hero River of Kyiv" that received the Merit Award in Fiber Arts.
2022 "Hawaiʻi Craftsman Fiber Hawaiʻi," Downtown Art Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi - A juried exhibition. Two traditional coconut baskets and one loom woven textile "Refracted Helix" that received the Hawaiʻi Handweavers Hui Award.
January-March, 2022: “The Brilliance of Now” – Kahilu Theatre, Waimea, Hawai’i Island – A juried exhibition. One loom woven scroll & one painted silk scroll selected.
September, 2021: “Inspirations” – Downtown Art Center, Honolulu, O’ahu – A juried exhibition sponsored by the Hawai’i Handweavers Hui. Four loom woven scrolls - "Surf Rising" was selected by the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts for acquisition into their public art collection.
August, 2021: “Abstractions Only”– Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. A juried exhibition sponsored by the Hawaiʻi Arts Alliance. Two pieces by Lynn Martin Graton were included– a loom woven scroll with sashiko embroidery & a contemporary basket. The loom woven scroll was selected by the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts for acquisition into their public art collection.
April-June, 2021: “Thresholds – Journeys with Fibers and Fronds” – Kahilu Theatre Simperman and Hamakua galleries. A solo exhibition by Lynn Martin Graton with two strands: 24 contemporary loom woven textiles inspired by meditative scrolls and cloths that define sacred spaces and a selection of over 50 traditional coconut baskets learned on the islands of Guam, Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, Fiji and Tahiti. Both strands were accompanied by graphic panels designed by Lynn Martin Graton.
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August-December, 2014: "Shaker Traditions: Contemporary Translations," Canterbury Shaker Village Museum. A juried exhibition showcasing contemporary works inspired by Shakers paired with historic Shaker artifacts. Three pieces by Lynn Martin Graton were included - two reed baskets and a stained glass piece.
March, 2013: "Carrying Culture: Micronesia," Hawaii Museum of Art, Honolulu, O`ahu. A curated exhibition focused on the cultures of Micronesia. Photographs of fieldwork from Belau, Yap, and Pohnpei from the late 1970s-early 1980s and traditional coconut baskets by Lynn Martin were included.
March, 1993: "Easter Show Line-Up," Following Sea Gallery, Ala Moana Building, Honolulu, O`ahu. A curated exhibition of three artists featuring contemporary baskets by Lynn Martin, Grant and Arlene Merritt (clay & wooden eggs), and Diane Uehara (ceramic baskets).
October, 1982: "Hawai`i Craftsmen '82," Amfac Plaza Gallery, Honolulu, O`ahu. A juried exhibition of crafts. Traditional coconut frond baskets by Lynn Martin were included.
June, 1982: "Fiber Hawai`i," Amfac Plaza Gallery, Honolulu, O`ahu. A juried exhibition of fiber arts. traditional coconut frond baskets by Lynn Martin were included.
April, 1982: "Out of the Land and Hand," Following Sea Gallery, Waikiki, O`ahu. An invitational exhibition featuring Lynn Martin (fiber and clay) and Jerry Vasconcellos (wood sculpture).
July, 1981: "Pacific Fibers in Motion," East-West Center, Honolulu, O`ahu. A solo exhibition in support of Master's Degree in Pacific Island Studies from the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. Exhibition included contemporary fiber and clay sculptures and traditional coconut baskets by Lynn Martin.
June, 1978: "Dimensions," Insular Arts Council of Guam Gallery, Agana, Guam. A two-person exhibition featuring Lynn Martin (batik, ceramics, and soft sculpture) and Ron Castro (drawing and painting).
May, 1976: "Forces and Forms," Insular Arts Council of Guam Gallery, Agana, Guam. A two-person exhibition featuring Lynn Martin (BA Degree exhibition of ceramics) and Philip Noble (MA Degree exhibition).