"Art benefit for the jason project," hosted by Titanic discoverer, Dr. Robert Ballard and artist Wyland, 6-7 p.m. today, 04 Wyland Galleries Kauai Village, Kapaa; free. (808) 822-9855.
Gallery Walk-through, Gallery manager, Darrell Orwing, leads participants on a tour of the gallery and discusses the current exhibit from New Zealand, 1 p.m. each Sunday through February, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui; free. (808) 242-2787.
"A Behind the Scenes Tour," at the Bishop Museum, taking in restricted areas of the museums collection and focusing on artifacts of King Kalakaua and the royal family, for ages 12 and over, 1:30-2:30 p.m. each Monday through Friday, Bishop Museum; $15 in addition to the general admission. 847-8243.
Narcissus and Bonsai Display, local growers exhibit blooming crab-claw and upright narcissus cultures; also bonsai display by the Hawaii Bonsai Association; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and next Sunday, Central Courtyard, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700.
"Lady Pop," assemblages in a variety of media by Tai Kitakata and "Elements of Change," prints by Donna Broder, open today, Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery; through March 16, opening reception 4-6 p.m. today. 544-02287.
"Smart Heart Art," fourth annual show of valentines by local and national artists, opens today, bibelot gallery; through Feb. 17, opening reception 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today. 738-0368.
"Throw a little color on it," selected paintings by Amy Russell, opens tomorrow, Koa Gallery at Kapiolani Community College; through March 1, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. 734-9375.
Pastels and oils by Jennifer Colver Cook, sponsored by the Waimea Arts Council, opens Tuesday, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island; through Feb. 28, artists reception 3-5 p.m. Saturday. (808) 887-1052.
"Beauty of Place," photographs by Rowema Otremba, First Floor and "Consciousness & Lace," mixed media paintings by Dexter Doi and Carol DAngelo, Second Floor, open Wednesday, Academy Art Center at Linekona; through Feb. 22, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. 532-8700.
"Murray Turnbull/Recent Works," paintings, opens Friday, Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College; through March 9, reception 4-7 p.m. Feb. 16. 235-7327.
"Jean-Jacques Dicker: an Erotic Retrospective," hand-printed black-and-white photographs, opens Friday, Honolulu Art Gallery; through March 2, opening reception 5:30-9 p.m. Friday. 955-5250.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Retail Merchants of Hawaii, trade organization, seeking entries for a new logo design to be used in two-color and black-and-white applications; cash prize for winner. Entries must be postmarked by tomorrow; mail to 1240 Ala Moana Blvd. #215, Honolulu, HI 96814. 941-0440.
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, seeks applicants for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Awards, a team of master and artist asked to apply for the Foundation grants. Deadline: Feb. 16.
Honolulu Printmakers invites print artists to submit up to four entries for their 2001 juried exhibit. $10 per entry for non-members, $6 fee for members. Deadline for mailing Neighbor Island entries: Feb. 21 and for Oahu artists submissions: Feb. 23 at the Academy Art Center. 536-5507.
Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women calls for entries for the mid-March Womens History Month exhibit, "Art of Women: Celebrating the Challenges and Successes of Women and Girls with Disabilities." Seeking art in any media from women artists with disabilities. Deadline: Feb. 24. 395-3317.
Canon Amateur Photo Contest 2001 in Hawaii seeks up to three photographs per person, taken between Jan. 1, 2000 and Feb. 28, 2001, on the the theme "Children in Hawaii." Deadline: Feb. 28. 522-5930.
Art of Polynesia Gallery, North Shore, seeks fine arts and crafts relecting Polynesian culture and island living. 637-1288.
Cafe Che Pasta Gallery & Restaurant seeks original art in all media from artists or groups with at least 35 pieces available to show. 524-0004.
Gallery on the Pali seeks artists to exhibit at the gallery. 526-1191.
Ocean Art Gallery seeks woodworks, sculptures, raku, pottery and ceramic artwork preferably on an ocean theme. Call for appointment: 263-6438.
CLOSING THIS WEEK
"Portraits, Songs, Thoughts: Photographs by Bill Jacobson," "This Head is Mine - Robert Arneson Self-Portraits," and "TCM at Twelve - Recent Acquisitions," through today; The Contemporary Museum. 526-1322.
"Na Wai Ola: Healing Waters," tapa-design plates and platters by Kauka de Silva, glass vessels by B. A. Akamine, lauhala tapestries by Marques H. Marzan dyed reed art by Nicole Morita and ink drawings by Sean K. L. Browne, through today; Queen Emma Gallery. 537-7167.
"Shige Yamada Retrospective," drawings, paintings, ceramics and bronzes, through today; Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui; (808) 572-6560.
"Surf Safari," mixed media art from around the island on a surf theme, sales to benefit Oahus Surfrider Foundation, through Tuesday; Honolulu Art Gallery. 955-5250.
Display of vintage aloha shirts of the 1940s and 1950s, from the collection of Evan and Gwen Olins, through Wednesday; Parker Ranch, Waimea, Big Island: (808) 885-5433, (808) 885-0554.
Arts of Paradise Gallery: "Two Creative Wahine," recent oils by Dora Lin and pastels by Fong Ling; through Feb. 28. 924-2787.
Bethel Street Gallery: "Ka Ikena," installation by Chuck Kawaiolu Souza; through March 8. 533-2836.
Canon Gallery at Ward Plaza: "Canon USA Hawaii Branch Employee Photos" fifth annual contest among photographs by eight employees. Visitors may vote for their favorite photo with the winner announced at the end of February; through Feb. 28. 522-5930.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center: "Recent Painting by Hiroki Morinoue," "An Essential Ballance: Works by Toshiko Takaezu," and "Prints by Duncan Dempster, Melinda Morey, Rob Noland and Jeff Tam;" through May 2. 526-1322.
East-West Center Gallery: "Carved Puppets of Asia," traditional puppets of many cultures displayed with paintings, storyboards, tapestries, musical instruments and videos; through March 23. 944-7584.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "Kahiko" watercolors by Cindy Conklin and "Getting Small," sculptures by Lynn Schoonejongen Ohtani; through Feb. 23. 597-8034.
Gallery on the Pali: "Lokahi: the Legend of the Rainshells," watercolors by Nancy Stone (P¯haku); through Feb. 16. 526-1191.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: "Family Ties in Asian Textiles: Childrens and Adult Costumes from Japan and China," exhibit from the textile collection on the Christensen Fund, Second Floor Galleries, through Feb. 18; "The Art of Warner Bros. Animation," original drawings, painting and cels from the creators of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and friends, cartoon classics in the Cartoon Theatre and an interactive Animation Station for keiki, Education Gallery with special viewing hours, through April 1; "Frances Pickens: A Retrospective," including jewelry and sculptural forms in a variety of metals and techniques, Graphics Art Gallery, through April 1; The Howard and Estelle Bern Collection of Japanese hair ornaments, Japanese Gallery, ongoing; "East Meets West: Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts," highlight of artwork from the Academys Asian and Western collections, ongoing. 532-8700.
Honolulu Advertiser Gallery: "Surfaces," photographs, painting and performance by artist Mark Kadota, sponsored by the Advertiser Gallery and Christian Macias and Art Associates; through Feb. 28. 263-1159, 735-2730.
Hoomaluhia Gallery: "E Komo Mai: Art Expressions," exhibit by Karren Barozzi, Susan Cardenas, Tracy Mafalda Hirata, Nikki Johnston and Susan Locke; through Feb. 27, reception 4-7 p.m. today. 233-7323.
Iolani Palace Galleries: exhibit of crowns, jewels, kahili, cloaks and sacred emblems; ongoing. 522-0832.
Island Treasures Art Gallery: works by Jon Mozo; ongoing. Two locations: Kailua, 261-8131 and Koko Marina, 396-8827.
John Young Museum of Art: "Korean Masks from the Ryun Namkoong Collection," over 100 masks used in traditional dance-dramas, shaman rituals and festivals; through Feb. 27; artifacts from Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa, Krauss Hall 002, UH-Manoa; ongoing. 956-3634.
Koolau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace: "Hearts & Flowers," recent iris prints and serigraphs by Rosalie Prussing, through Feb. 28. 988-4147.
Nohea Galleries: "Kahiko," paintings by Cindy Conklin, Kahala Mandarin Oriental, through Feb. 23, 737-868; also, art in various media from local artists, Ohana Reef Towers Hotel, ongoing, 926-2224 and Moana Surfrider Hotel, ongoing, 923-6644.
Ocean Art Gallery: works by Gary Reed and Lynn Boyer; ongoing. 263-6438.
Salon 5: "Jet Set," mixed-media, multi-disciplinary new work from over thirty artists from Hawaii, Los Angeles and New York; through Feb. 24. 550-2855.
Satorus Art Gallery: works by Satoru Abe; ongoing. 545-4220.
Tabora Gallery, Rainbow Bazaar, Hilton Hawaiian Village: seascapes by Roy Gonzalez Tabora and various artists; ongoing. 955-4339.
Tennent Gallery: Selected works by Madge Tennent; ongoing. 531-1987.
University of Hawaii Art Gallery: "A Transient World: Ukiyo-e Prints from the Tadashi Goino Collection," woodblock prints of Japanese life during the 17th through 19th centuries; through Feb. 16. 956-9659.
Che Pasta Restaurant/Gallery; "Abstract Styles," paintings in a range of styles by Patricia Carelli (Ebert); through Feb. 23. 524-0004.
The Contemporary Cafe at the Contemporary Museum: "Quality Hearts III," eighteen local artists display art on a heart theme; through March 04. 526-1322.
The Gallery at Coffeeline, Atherton YMCA: "Deviated Works" paintings by Norman Graffam, Jr.; through Feb. 15. 947-1615.
Jarons Restaurant: works by Thomas Deir; ongoing. 261-4600.
Mezzanine Gallery, DoubleTree Alana Waikiki Hotel: "3...2...1...Three Artists Creations in the Year 2001," mixed media exhibit by Christina Crooker, Elizabeth Dreckvoss, and Mark Maresc; through April 29, opening reception 5-8 p.m. March 17. 597-8108.
Roys Restaurant, Hawaii Kai: "Simple Pleasures," recent works by Donna Broder and Anne Irons; through March 31, reception Feb. 12. 396-7697.
Waialua Public Library: "Six Local Artists," mixed media exhibit of works by Peter Raub, Jackie Wilson, Judy Williams, Philip Riley, Karen Scata and Jennifer Eisenhart; through April 6. 637-7446.
Waikiki Grand Hotel: recent works by Anthony Randall; ongoing. 949-1863.
Kinipopo Fine Art Gallery, Wailua, Kauai: "Kauai Hemolele I Ka Malie: Kauai Peaceful in the Calm," recent work by Penny Nichols; through Feb. 26. (808) 822-4356.
Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui: "Te Ao Tawhito/Te Ao Hou (Old Worlds/New Worlds)," mixed media exhibit by 14 artists of Maori, Pacific Island, Asian New Zealand and European ancestry; through Feb. 25. (808) 242-2787.
The Village Galleries of Maui, Lahaina: "Ian Tremewen 20th Anniversary Exhibition," watercolors; through Feb. 22. (808) 661-5559, 1-800-483-8599.
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