[handmade paper on silk artwork]

[handmade paper on silk artwork]

Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: This horizontally arranged artwork consists of both geometric and ribbon shapes floating through the space from side to side. Frame shapes move at different angles and are connected by stripes in the background and two reddish ribbons weaving through the geometric shapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[blue and green waves layered amongst gray and brown frames]

[blue and green waves layered amongst gray and brown frames]

Date: 1992
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: Waves depicted in greens and blues within and without several framing devices of shades of gray and edged in brown.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[waves and bird-like ribbons]

[waves and bird-like ribbons]

Date: 1992
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: Underlying horizontal dyed silk with depictions of rolling waves receding into the distance with bird-like ribbons above and in the foreground a framed section of the sea at opposing angle.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Wind

Wind

Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The work depicts a landscape sort of space with a striated mountainous shape on the left side of the work and at the bottom of the mountain are some white ripples of water. On the right side of the work are two white shapes, resembling the sheets of floating paper, may depict snow covered mountains. Floating down through the sky are several white shapes that appear to be sheets of paper. Some very think ribbons float horizontally through the space.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Fall River

Fall River

Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The long vertical piece is in muted browns and blues. Many circular shapes seem to float or fall down from the top of the work. Horizontal hatch type marks decorate the entire piece.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[concentric circle sphere with floating papers]

[concentric circle sphere with floating papers]

Date: 1977
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: This almost square artwork begins with a light brown background and in the center a large pale blue sphere of concentric light blue circles and on the interior of the open sphere are light brown concentric circles and out of the ball shape seem to fly several sheets of paper.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[handmade paper on silk artwork]

[handmade paper on silk artwork]

Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: This detail view of the artwork shows the texture of the handmade paper in strips and geometric shapes. The background silk consists of images of cloud forms and geometric structural type lines that echo the handmade paper shapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[full moon in front of grids]

[full moon in front of grids]

Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The majority of the artwork consists of a large moon shape in a gradation from white to blue. This moon is situated in front of a brown horizontal grid pattern and from the moon shape hang cotton tapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Silk Panel I

Silk Panel I

Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The vertically running piece consists of a predominately dark ground with some vertical stripes in lighter colors and shades. Moving inward from the lower two corners are some mountainous shapes that overlap on the lower edge and meet again in the upper portion of the piece in front of the vertical striping.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Blessing of the Sea

Blessing of the Sea

Date: 1979~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The vertical strip of printed cloth depicts at forty-five degree angle wave like forms resembling water. At the left edge are orange square checkerboard shapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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