MIHO KANANI MORINOUE
Image: Earth Metric I - Entropy, 2016
Mokuhanga & Pochoir on Japanese Paper
Earth Metric I - Entropy was a collaged image inspired by the Syrian war. In this print, the cyclical pattern of creation and destruction is symbolized by the deconstruction of the highly celebrated manifestations of Islamic tile work.
On view at the Donkey Mill Art Center in Holualoa, Hawaii starting May 6 - July 9, 2016


Miho Kanani Morinoue is a Hawaii based artist living in Holualoa, Hawaii. Raised by two visual artists, Hiroki and Setsuko Morinoue, she has an extensive background in both art and dance. She has had a 10-year career with Complexions Contemporary Ballet Co. in NYC and has danced with Esse Aficionado, Lar Lubovich, Lee Whitchel and Neo Labos. On separate commissions she has collaborated closely with choreographer Dwight Rhoden as a rehearsal director and costume designer for dance companies throughout the mainland. Her costume designs are represented in companies such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Arizona, Ballet Met, North Carolina Dance Theater, Pittsburgh Ballet, and many others. Her art can be found in the collections of the Library of Congress, DC and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. Currently she teaches dance at the Dancing Tree Studio and in September 2016 will be teaching at Kona Dance and Performing Arts. In past 9 years she has been a teaching artist for the Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture and is currently the Youth Program Coordinator.