Sheila Hicks

born 1934

Sheila Hicks, ‘Quipu de Cobré’ 1962
Quipu de Cobré 1962
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Biography

Sheila Hicks (born in Hastings, Nebraska, 1934) is an American artist. She lives and works in Paris, France. Prior to that, she lived and worked in Guerrero, Mexico (1959–63). She is known for her innovative and experimental weavings and sculptural textile art that incorporate distinctive colors, natural materials, and personal narratives.

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Artworks

Sheila Hicks Quipu de Cobré

1962

Sheila Hicks Twill (Mexico)

1956–7

Sheila Hicks Tacna-Arica

c.1957

Sheila Hicks Ganem

1968

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