Kite Biographies


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Heather and Ivan Morison

This artist team has come to kites to add an element to their artistic landscape installations. They have collaborated with kite artist Carl...
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Helen Bushell

Helen is the elder stateswoman of Australian kite making. Her flowing, creative designs, usually based on Hewitt Flexform kites, are colorful and...
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Helmut Georgi

Owner of Vienna’s Fly High kite shop, Georgi has been an active promoter of kites for the Austria public, serious kite enthusiasts, and kite...
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Heloise Lochman

One of the first notable “manufacturers” of custom kites, Lochman’s White Bird label was familiar to all who came to kites in...
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Henry Clayton

Clayton was the chief weather observer at Boston’s Blue Hill Observatory starting in 1884. He was in present during all the kite ascents at...
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Henry Jebe

Jebe has reconstructed a George R. Lawrence camera, like the one Lawrence used to photograph “San Francisco in Ruins”, the 1906 kite aerial...
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Hideo Matsutani

A retired fireman, Matsutani was an active kite ambassador representing Japan in the 1980s and 1990s. His constant drawing, on the field, at the...
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Hiromi Katayama

Hiromi is the owner of Los Angeles’ Hiromi Paper International, the primary US importer of fine, handmade, Japanese papers. Her papers are used...
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Holm Struck

Holm is an active participant in contemporary German kite making and kite flying. He has organized and led numerous historical kitemaking...
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Hugh Tucker

“Stretch” quietly studied for years with Dom Jalbert and became a fine maker of parafoils. Developing his own parafoil designs, inspired by...
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