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Lars Shimabukuro

Lars Shimabukuro was born in Hawai’i and raised on the island of Maui. They earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from Yale University in 2013, and completed Haywood Community College's Professional Crafts Fiber Program in Clyde, North Carolina in 2019. Lars has shown nationally and internationally, with shows at Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery in Philadelphia, the CICA Museum in Gimpo-si, Korea, and a solo exhibition at the Praxis Fiber Workshop Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio. They are currently living and working at the Penland School of Craft in North Carolina through the school's Core Fellowship program.