Current and Coming


Kiranada was on a year-long silent retreat 2014–2015.
Learn about that retreat here


Small Works: SDA at 40
Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland OR
August 1 – 15, 2017 

Art From the Order
Aryaloka Buddhist Center, Newmarket NH
July 3 – August 31, 2017

Living With Crafts- Juried Exhibition
League of NH Craftsmen – Sunapee NH
August 5 – 13, 2017 

Contemporary Art Quilt 2017: Juried Exhibition
Whistler House Museum of Art
243 Worthen Street, Lowell MA
August 5 – September 1, 2017

Lectures / Demonstrations

"Art Meditation and the Creative Spirit'
Oregon College of Art and Craft

August 5, 2017
Surface Design Association  40th International Conference
Portland Oregon  


Exploring Japanese Shibori
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Concord, NH
April 22–23, 2017  

Patterns and Textures in Rozome: Japanese Wax Resist
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA
June 11–13, 2017

Ro-Kata Intensive with Natural Dyes
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA
June 15–18, 2017

Art and Meditation Workshop
Sakyadhita: 15th International Conference on Buddhist Women
“Contemporary Buddhist Women: Contemplation, Cultural Exchange & Social Action”
Hong Kong University, Hong Kong    
June 22–28, 2017contact:

Japanese Design for All
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Concord, NH
July 15–16, 2017 

Shibori for Quilters and Fiber Artists
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Concord, NH
October 28–29, 2017

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