Iwalani Kaluhiokalani is a painter and interdisciplinary installation artist whose work centers movement. She holds a BFA in Painting with Distinction and Departmental Honors from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, USA 2003, where she also studied dance and performance art in the Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) program. She later continued studies in Laban Bartenieff Movement Analysis, completing a Laban Institute of Movement Studies program at Lesley College, Cambridge, MA. She is part of Kingston Gallery, Boston USA Her work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at Bromfield Gallery, Boston USA, The Pfizer Building and LabCentral of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge USA New Art Center Newton, MA and La Traverse/Catherine Bastide Projects in Marseille, France. Additionally she is a Teacher of Teachers in Classical Pilates and the GYROTONIC® method of body conditioning which she has been practicing since 1997. She has created installation work for corporate collections and for the ACTivate residency at Boston Center For the Arts. Iwalani’s work is held in individual and corporate private collections. She was born in Massachusetts to bi-racial parents of Hawaiian-Scottish and Dutch-Indonesian descent, respectively. She currently works in Boston, MA, USA, and Marseille, France.