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As of Sunday, April 20, 2014

By Star-Advertiser staff

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OPENING

“Island Artists” Through April 28, Kauai Society of Artists Gallery, Kukui Grove Center, kauaisocietyofartists.org. Opens Monday.

Waialua High & Intermediate School Student Art Show Mixed-media works. Through May 13, Waialua Public Library. Opens Thursday with reception at 6:30 p.m.

The 24th Annual Student Show 2014 Works by Kapiolani Community College students. Through May 9, Koa Art Gallery and Lama Library on campus. Opens Thursday with reception, 4:30-7 p.m.

“Eyes Shut” and “Eyes Wide Open” Ceramic sculptures by Jo Rowley and mixed-media works by Cindy Conklin. Through May 29, The Gallery at Ward Centre, 597-8034, gwcfineart.com. Opens Friday.

 

SPECIAL

“Sunken Treasure” Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday at Honolulu Museum of Art features works by Diane KW in the exhibition “At World’s End: The Story of a Shipwreck,” crafts (pirate sock puppet and mini puppet theater), a drawing contest and a performance by Circus Olina. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Honolulu Museum of Art. Free, call 532-8701 or visit honolulumuseum.org.

“Tour + Tea” Join a docent for a themed tour at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu Museum of Art School and Spalding, followed by an art discussion over a glass of iced tea in the café. Free with $10 museum admission. Held Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday afternoons: 2:30-4 p.m., museum and art school; 1-2:30 p.m. Spalding House. Call 532-8700. 

>> “Photographs as Stories” (Tuesday, Thursday and April 27)

>> “How Men See Women in Art” (April 29 and May 1, 4)

>> “Emotions in Art” (May 6, 8, 11)

>> “Chen Qiulin: The Empty City” (13, 15)

>> “Glimpses of Taoism” (May 20, 22, 25)

“5th annual Architecture Firm Crawl” Tour architecture studios of various design firms in downtown Honolulu, meet the architects and learn about their projects, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Visit aiahonolulu.org to register or receive a map of participating firms.

Mother’s Day April art sale  Find unique jewelry, ceramics, paintings, terrariums and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Waioli Tea Room lanai, 2950 Manoa Road, free. Email tikaartsale@gmail.com.

“Art Lunch at HiSAM”  Quick lunchtime lecture by various artists in Hawaii. This month: “Artist Mary Macmillan: From Crafter to Artist at 65,” noon-1 p.m. April 29, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-9958 or visit hawaii.gov/sfca.

“Art Night: Feel the Light” Features art demonstrations and projects (candle-holder and glow necklaces), an art gallery of works created by Kroc Art students and more, 6-8 p.m. May 2, Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii, 91-3257 Kualakai Parkway, free, 693-8356, kroccenterhawaii.org.

Windward Potters’ Spring Sale Find unique sculptural and raku forms, functional pieces and more, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 3, Kailua Elementary School cafeteria, 315 Kuulei Road, 239-5045.

Lanikai Spring Craft Fair Over 100 local vendors showcasing crafts, photography, original paintings, ceramics and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3, Lanikai Park, Kailua, free, 262-0239.

Noon Champagne Gallery Tour”Garrick Paikai, artistic director for On the Spot Improv, will lead a tour of 4 to 5 galleries in Chinatown’s Honolulu Arts District. New exhibits are featured each month. Tours will he held on the second Saturday of each month and starts at the ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave. Call 521-2903; visit artsatmarks.com; or e-mail info@artsatmarks.com.                                                                                                                                                                                                      

“Absolut Art” Monthly art event features art activity, local artists, music and food. 6-10 p.m. on the third Friday of each month, Haleiwa Joe’s at 66-011 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa, 637-8005.  

Haleiwa Art Walk  Artist demos and galleries, shops and restaurants are open late. 6-9 p.m. every last Saturday of the month at Historic Haleiwa Town. Call 637-4458 or gonorthshore.org.  

Shangri La Tour Doris Duke’s oceanside estate near Diamond Head, which reflects the art and architecture of India, Iran, Morocco and Syria. Tours 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays. Japanese-language tours offered at noon Wednesdays and Fridays. Cost: $25 general, $20 kamaaina. Reservations: call 532-3853, visit honolulumuseum.org/visit, or email shangrilatickets@honolulumuseum.org.

    

CONTINUING

“Accession: Recent Acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection” Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.

“Amelia Earhart in Hawaii Photo Exhibit” Ongoing, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 441-1007.

Art Gallery 315  New Kailua gallery features works by Mark Brown, Jill Butterbaugh, Barbara Eberhart, Norman Graffam, Angela Treat Lyon, Toni Martin, Frank Oliva, Bruce Schauble, Jonathan Busse, Rene Darrow, Jodi Endicott, Snowden Hodges, Julie McIntire, Shyrl Topp Matias, Pati O’Neal and Ginny Walden. Ongoing, 315 Uluniu St., Suite 204, 262-5678.  

“Art in Paradise” Ongoing exhibit of works by prominent Maui artists, Kapalua Bay Hotel, 669-5656.  

“At World’s End — The Story of a Shipwreck: Works by Diane KW” Contemporary art using porcelain shards recovered from an 18th-century shipwreck. Through April 27, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. 

“Big Pineapple” Works by photographer and printmaker Travis Sasaki. Through April, Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., 441-4469.

“Blossoms and Blooms” Works by Susan Stuart and Lauren Okano. Ends Friday, Louis Pohl Gallery, 521-1812.

“Body of Work: Interpretations of the Human Form” Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.

Ninth annual “Celebrating Nature Through Art Show” Watercolors, pastels, charcoals and multimedia art by members of Hawaii Watercolor Society and Windward Wanderers plein air painters group. Through April 29, Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery, 206-913-7910.

“Chen Qiulin: The Empty City”  Seven-screen video installation. Through June 15, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. 

“Children’s Day: Depictions of Boyhood in Japan” Through May 11, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

“CONTACT” 

Juried exhibition explores the notion of contact in relation to the Hawaiian Islands, its people and their experiences. Ends Monday, Honolulu Museum of Art School, goo.gl/uqi1xR.

Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2014 Sixth annual survey exhibition. Through May 2, Andrew Rose Gallery, 1003 Bishop St., Suite 120, 956-3422. 

“Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce” Through June 8, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.  

“Everyday Sacred”  Photographs by Philippe Gross and Duane Preble. Through May 1, Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047.

“Eye See” Photography by Carol Wong. Through April, Canon U.S.A. Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza, 522-5930.

Glass sculptures by Tonia Moreno Through May 30, Waikiki Parc Hotel lobby, 2233 Helumoa Road, 956-6079. 

Hawaii Pacific University mixed-media exhibition Works by students, faculty, staff and alumni. Through May 9, HPU Art Gallery, Hawaii Loa campus, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, 544-0228. 

“Hawaiian Colors” Paintings by Wolfgang Singer. Through April 30, Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 521-1812. 

“The Hawaiian Landscape” Works by Gregory Pai. Ends Thursday, The Gallery at Ward Centre, 597-8034. Reception: 3-5 p.m. April 6.

“He Makana” Small objects, prints and paintings donated by the Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig collection. On view indefinitely, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-9959.  

“Inquiring Finds” Through July 6, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700. 

Art by Jenn Johnson  Indefinitely, Muumuu Heaven, 767 Kailua Road, 263-3366. 

“Laughing Gas” Works by Kazu Kauinana. Ends Thursday, The Gallery at Ward Centre, 597-8034. 

“Life Captured in Lo-Fi” iPhoneography exhibit of black-and-white photographs by Chad K. Uyeno. Through April, in4mation Chinatown, 1154 Nuuanu Ave., transcendone.com.

“Light from Shadow: Gold in Japanese Art” Through June 1, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. 

“Maui the Kite Maker”  Exhibit of kapa kites created by fourth graders from Waianae Elementary and Ka Waihona O Ka Na‘auao Public Charter School as part of a Bishop Museum outreach program. Showing indefinitely at Bishop Museum’s Science Adventure Center. 

Paintings by Mark Feijão Milligan II Through June 2, Soul de Cuba Café, 1121 Bethel St.

Glass sculptures by Tonia Moreno Through May 30, Waikiki Parc Hotel, waikikiparc.com.

“Na Mea Hawaii” Woodworks by Keith Maile. Through May 30, Louis Pohl Gallery, 521-1812. Meet the artist, 6-9 p.m. May 2.

“Natural Unnatural Supernatural” Nature-themed works by various artists. Through Nov. 2, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

Paintings by local artists  Works by more than 35 local artists on view 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Honolulu Zoo Fence, Monsarrat Avenue.

“Paliuli” Art installation with references to the story of Laieikawai by Bernice Akamine. Ends Thursday, Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center, Fountain Gallery.  

“Picturing Motherhood” Works by various artists. Through Oct. 26, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. 

“Remaining Remnants” Textile works created with fabric scraps and rags. Through July 13, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

“Salon Mode” Works by more than 50 emerging and established artists. Through May 1, Kissaten Coffee Bar,  88 Piikoi St., 593-1200. 

“A Space Between”  Installation piece by Andrew Binkley. Through July 11, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House. Watch the artist at work, through May 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays and on May 7 during the museum’s Free Day event.

STAR Program Sen. Tokuda’s Art Review (STAR) program features over 350 works by students from Kalaheo High, and Maunawili and Puohala elementary schools. Through April (except Sundays), Hawaii State Capitol, chamber level, 587-7215.

Tagami & Powell Art Gallery and Gardens The gallery, featuring the work of Hiroshi Tagami and Michael Powell, will open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every second Saturday monthly, 47-754 Lamaula Road; call 754-7887 or visit tagamiandpowell.com.  

WCC Faculty Exhibit Works by Windward Community College art faculty. Through May 7, Gallery ‘Iolani on campus, 236-9155.

“Where We Live” Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.

Works by Steven Power, Daniela Antar Power, Vince Cavataio, Sean Davey and Lynne Boyer Indefinitely, Cove Art Gallery, Turtle Bay Resort, 371-5248.

“A World of Chinese Puppets” More than 100 Chinese puppet theater artifacts from the Lin Liu-Hsin Museum in Taiwan. Through May 11, East-West Center Gallery, 944-7177. 

“Lynne Yamamoto: House for Listening to Rain” Indefinitely, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700.  

   

COMING UP   

“PAUSE: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2014” Through May 16, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, 956-6888, hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery. Opens April 27, with awards ceremony at 2 p.m. and reception at 3 p.m. Walk-through with graduating artists, 1:30 p.m. May 2, followed by reception at 3 p.m.

2014 BFA Exhibition in graphic design Through May 16, Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 956-6888. Opens April 27.

12th annual Sumi-e Exhibition  Works by Sumi-e Society of Hawaii and students of Sachie Saigusa, noon-4 p.m. April 28; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29 through May 8 (except May 3 and 4) and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9, Honolulu Hale Courtyard, first floor, free, 768-6622.

“MAMo, Native Hawaiian Arts” Through Aug. 2, Bishop Museum, 847-3511. Opens May 2.

“Healing Through Art” Works by Jocelyn Cheng and participants in the Artist in Residency program at the Queen’s Medical Center. Through June 6, Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047. Opens May 4. Reception: 5-7 p.m. May 10.

“Rift: An Installation by Darius Homayounpour” Two-dimensional cloth-based quilt forms are transformed into a three-dimensional metal structure. Through Aug. 3, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens May 9.

“War-Torn Hearts: Political Propaganda in Japanese Romance Novels“ Japanese woodblock prints.  Through July 13, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens May 15.

“Art Deco Hawaii” Works by various artists, including Eugene Savage’s six 1940 Technicolor-hued murals created for Matson. Through Jan. 11, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens July 3. 

“Back to the Future”  Through Aug. 19, Kauai Society of Artist’s Gallery, Kukui Grove Center, kauaisocietyofartists.org. Opens July 30.

“22nd Annual Hawaii’s Woodshow” Through Sept. 14, Honolulu Museum of Art School, 778-7036 or visit woodshow.hawaiiforest.org. 

“ART Kaua‘i”  Through Oct. 31, The Kauai Society of Artist’s Gallery, Kukui Grove Center, kauaisocietyofartists.org. Opens Sept. 19.

“Small Works”  Through Jan. 2, Kauai Society of Artist’s Gallery, Kukui Grove Center, artinkauai@gmail.com, kauaisocietyofartists.org. Opens Nov. 21.

 

LECTURES/MEETINGS/DEMOS

“Lalla Essaydi: Gender, Power and Traditions” Features the New York-based photographer who has devoted her time to exploring the images of women in Islamic society. 7 p.m. Monday, Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke Theatre, free, 532-8701.

Photography lecture series 5:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art, free, 532-8701.

>> “Teacher to Student: How Great Artists Learned to Be Great” with Stephan Jost (Wednesday)

>> “Honolulu Today: As YOU See It” with Stephan Jost (May 7). 

“The Photographic Spectrum: David Ulrich and Mark Arbeit” The photographers discuss the intersections, divergences and tensions between fine art and commercial photography in a talk moderated by Theresa Papanikolas, 7 p.m. April 28, Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art, free, 532-8701.

Foster Gardens plein aire painters  Meets 9 a.m.-1 p.m Thursdays, 262-8071. Presented by Hawaii Watercolor Society.

“Aloha Fridays” Free, hands-on demonstration of a cultural craft, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, Volcano Art Center Gallery at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 808-967-7565.

Watercolor demonstrations Most Saturdays at The Gallery at Ward Centre. Call 597-8034 to confirm times and dates.

  

WORKSHOPS/CLASSES  

Malama Learning Center April Workshop: Nature photography  Interactive hike (for ages 14 and older) that incorporates photography. 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Palikea Trail in Makakilo. $15, $40 for families up to three people. Call 220-4166, email chelsey@malamalearningcenter.org or visit malamalearningcenter.org. 

Mother’s Day personalized gift workshops Create a unique card or canvas bag. Noon-2 p.m. May 2-4 or 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11, CHAI Studio, Ward Warehouse, 536-4543, chai-studio.com.

“Street Photography: Real People, Real Places” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3; begins with a “walking classroom” session fronting Hawaii Theatre (1130 Bethel St.) for photo opportunities, followed by afternoon class session in Sakamaki C104, University of Hawaii at Manoa, $120. Visit outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm.

“The Art of Soldering” Learn soldering techniques to fabricate free-standing sculptures; instructor is the award-winning Clyde Oishi, eight weekly sessions June 3 to July 22, Honolulu Museum of Art School, $200, goo.gl/TiOQz5.

Art instruction at Donkey Mill Art Center on Big Island The center in Holualoa offers adult and youth classes year-round. For details, visit donkeymillartcenter.org, email donkeymill@gmail.com or call 808-322-3362.

Art instruction at the Honolulu Museum of Art Adult and youth classes are offered year-round. Call 532-8741 or visit honolulumuseum.org/learn/classes.

ART S.P.R.E.E. on Kauai Monday artists group meets 2-4 p.m. Mondays at Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Bring your own materials; all levels welcome. Free. Call 808-634-1125 or email wendyvijay@gmail.com.

Botanical drawing and painting 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, 233-7323. Free classes; some experience in watercolor and drawing helpful. Reservations required.

Hawaiian Quilting 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, St. Pius X Church Hall, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Call 988-3536. 

Hilo painting workshops Diane Renchler teaches. Email diane_renchler@me.com or visit dianerenchler-artgallery.com. 

Kauai art classes by Francis DuBois 1:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays. For details, call 808-635-9868 or email shadows@soulskin.us.

Kauai art classes at HeArtworks Studio Creativity coaching and ongoing art classes in variety of media. Private and small-group lessons. Call Argus at 808-634-4031 or visit argusceramicart.com.

Kauai art classes with Marionette

Ongoing classes in watercolor, acrylic, silk painting, pastel, sumi-e and more. Call 808-631-9173 or visit kauaiartclasses.blogspot.com.

Maui art lessons  Barbara Steinberg-Orlowski offers private or group lessons by appointment to both adults and children. She also offers a 9-week youth class for ages 6 to 14, 3-5 p.m. Wednesdays at Kihei Community Center. Call 808-879-0025, email h2oColor@webtv.net or visit barbarasteinbergart.com. 

Paint the Night Away Learn the basics of painting with friends while enjoying food and drink. Teacher Erin Browne Delventhal provides supplies and assists participants in producing a painting by the end of the event. Select a venue; prices range from $35 to $47 per person. Visit paintthenightaway.net or call 638-0545.

Palette knife oil painting  Ongoing classes taught by Ed Furuike. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at Moanalua Shopping Center; and 6-9 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at 915 Sheridan St. Call 206-0901, email furuikeart@aol.com or visit furuikeart.com.  

Plein air pastel lessons on Kauai Helen Turner teaches 1 to 2 students in a session; all levels welcome. Call 808-346-9357 or visit helenturner.com.

Watercolor and acrylic lessons Artist Rebecca Snow offers paint lessons, $65 hourly (minimum 2 hours). Call 808-286-5909; email rsnowdd@aol.com; or visit rebeccasnowart.blogspot.com. 

Wet felting Learn the basics by creating your own beret. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, fishcake, 307-C Kamani St., 253-2931, $45, plus $20 for materials. 

 

NOTICES

Call to artists Aloha Petroleum is seeking entries for its “Images of Aloha” photo contest. Snap a photo of what “aloha” means to you for a chance to win $100 to $500 gas cards. Submission deadline is April 27. Public voting via Aloha Petroleum’s Facebook page (April 21 to May 5) will determine the top three winners. Visit facebook.com/alohagas or mail a photo file on CD or DVD to Becker Communications, 119 Merchant St., suite 300, Honolulu, HI 96813.  

Call to artists The Waikiki Trolley is seeking entries depicting a new character (must be based on a Hawaiian turtle, or “honu”) to be used on its Web site, map guide and other printed materials, and for which E Noa Corporation will create a costume for event appearances. Entry deadline is April 30. Visit waikikitrolley.com.

Call to artistsSeeking entries for the 10th annual Manga and Art Drawing Contest, 1-2:30 p.m. May 10, Maui Matsuri Festival, UH-Maui, Pilina student lounge. For Maui County students in grades 3-12. Call 250-9666 or visit mauimatsuri.com.

Call to artists Seeking entries for the annual  MangaBento art exhibit, set to open June 22. Submit manga- and anime-related drawings, paintings, photos, sculptures and hand-made costumes, dolls, stuffed animals and other items. Animation welcome but must provide monitor and player for public viewing. Visit goo.gl/SH2q4K.

Call to artists The Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts is seeking works for its “36 Views of Leahi (Diamond Head)” exhibit Aug. 12-Sept. 27 at The ARTS at Marks Garage. The show is inspired by the world-famous Japanese print series “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” from the early 1800’s. Juried by Masami Teraoka. Entry deadline is Aug. 1. For details, visit artsatmarks.com.





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