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Nostalgia fires parks exhibition

  • Maui artist Cesar Miro-Quesada’s oil painting is titled “Crater at Dawn.”

  • Oahu artist Alina Kawai’s “Night” is an 8-by-8-inch acrylic painting on canvas.

  • Jonathan Yukio Clark produced delicate woodblock prints of fleeting images from Haleakala that he transferred to long strips of raw white silk that hang from the gallery’s ceiling. He was awarded the prize for best installation.

  • Lahaina artist Mary Ann Leigh’s cast-clay duplicates of nene convey the rare bird’s attitude, posture and curiosity, and captured the $1,500 Jurors Choice prize.

  • photos courtesy Schaefer International Gallery

    Wilma Nakamura, who witnessed the spectacular 1959 eruption of Kilauea Iki as a child, created 100 handmade postcards from her own photographs that are mounted on wooden ledges. The back of each postcard — complete with a copy of a 7-cent stamp and 1959 postmark — holds a message from the artist. Viewers are encouraged to interact with Nakamura’s “Gesture Tinged With Awe” by picking up the postcards and reading them.

To commemorate 100 years of national parks in Hawaii, the Maui Arts & Cultural Center has reached yet another peak with its juried exhibition of art honoring nature andremembering history. Read more

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