"Native Portraits," slide lecture and video presentation by New Zealand artist Lisa Reihana, 7-9 p.m. tomorrow, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui; free. (808) 242-2787.
Lecture by Dr. Tadashi Goino on the development of the current exhibit "A Transient World: Ukiyo-e From the Tadashi Goino Collection, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Art Auditorium, UH-Manoa; free. 956-9659.
Dedication of "Sea of Knowledge," sculpture by Paul J. Saviskas, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School, Papaikou; free. 586-0300.
"Behind the Scenes With I.M. Pei," presentation by producer and director Peter Rosen, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Academy of Arts theater; free. 532-8768, 532-8700.
Gallery Talk with director and curator Jay Jensen about current exhibits at the museum, 10 a.m. Friday, The Contemporary Museum; $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Reservations required: 526-1322.
"Creative Watercolor Techniques," workshop by Robert Regis Dvorak teaches abstract and landscape
watercolor technique, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui; $65 members, $78 nonmembers plus $20 supply fee. (808) 572-6560.
"Culture and History of Traditional Hawaii," 12-week class on Hawaiian culture taught by Kumu John Keola Lake, 10 a.m.-noon, begins Saturday, through April 7, Bishop Museum; $150. 848-4180.
"Drawing in Italy: 2001," an art study tour of Italian Renaissance painting and sculpture, May 13-June 11, sponsored by Kapiolani Community College; base price: $3,350 (airfare and some meals additional). Deadline to register: Jan. 26. 734-9255.
"A Transient World: Ukiyo-e Prints From the Tadashi Goino Collection," woodblock prints of Japanese life during the 17th through 19th centuries, opens today, University of Hawaii Art Gallery; through Feb. 16, opening ceremony and reception 4-6 p.m. today. 956-9659.
"Living Harmony: All Are One," mixed-media exhibit commemorating Black History Month, sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Coalition and Mayors Office of Culture and the Arts, opens Tuesday, Honolulu Hale Courtyard; through Feb. 3. 523-4674.
"The Art of Warner Bros. Animation," original drawings, painting and cels from the creators of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and friends Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner and Pepe LePew with cartoon classics in the Cartoon Theatre and an interactive Animation Station for keiki, opens Saturday, Education Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts; through March 18. 532-8701.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
International Open Amateur Photography Contest seeks one photograph in one out of various categories (people, travel, pets, children, nature, etc.) for prize awards. Deadline: Jan. 31. (410) 363-4800, www.picture.com/.
Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center calls for entries for Hui Solo Show 2001 to run June 29-Aug 5. Works by selected two artists or collaborations between two artists will be featured. Deadline: Feb. 1. (808) 572-6560.
McNeese State University (Louisiana) Visual Arts Department: calls for entries for the 14th Annual National Works on Paper Exhibition, which opens March 29. $15 entry fee. Deadline for submission of slides: Feb. 2. (337) 475-5060.
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. Deadline: Feb. 5. 941-0440.
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, seeks applicants for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Awards, which will go to a team made up of master and artist. Deadline: Feb. 16.
Honolulu Printmakers invites print artists to submit up to four entries for their 2001 juried exhibit. $10 per entry for nonmembers, $6 fee for members. Feb. 21 is the deadline for mailing Neighbor Island entries; Feb. 23, for submissions by Oahu artists, Academy Art Center. 536-5507.
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 theme "Children in Hawaii." Deadline: Feb. 28. 522-5930.
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.
Art of Polynesia Gallery, North Shore, seeks fine arts and crafts reflecting Polynesian culture and island living. 637-1288.
Gallery on the Pali seeks artists to exhibit at the gallery. 526-1191.
CLOSING THIS WEEK
"Zhou Ling," acrylics on rice paper and oil paintings, through tomorrow; Island Art Gallery. 536-5369.
"Katachi: Form," mixed-media exhibit, through Thursday; the Gallery at Coffeeline, Atherton YMCA. 737-8127
Small Works Show, juried exhibit in various media from the Kauai Society of Artists, through Friday; Kinipopo Fine Art Gallery, Kapaa, Kauai. (808) 822-4356.
"Recent Works by Russel Lowery," acrylic seascapes, through Saturday; Cedar Street Galleries. 589-1580.
"Catch of the Day," Gyotaku prints by Naoki Hayashi, through Saturday; Cafe Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Hawaii and Its People," canvases and graphic arts from the academys collection, through next Sunday; Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.
Academy Art Center at Linekona: "Exploring Creativity," painting by current and former students of Gay Jefferson; through Jan. 31. 523-8741.
Artmosphere Gallery: "Floral Extravaganza," Neo Impressions of Dorys Foltins photographic flora; through Jan. 31. 525-5200.
Arts of Paradise Gallery: "Two Creative Wahine," recent oils by Dora Lin and pastels by Fong Ling; through Feb. 28. 924-2787.
Aupuni ArtWall, Native Books Kapalama: "Kalihi, Kihei and Beyond," acrylics, oils and pastels by Mapuana; through Jan. 31, closing reception 7-9 p.m. Jan. 25. 845-8949.
Bethel Street Gallery: "Ka Ikena," installation by Chuck Kawaiolu; through March 8. 533-2836.
bibelot gallery: "Its Raining Cats and Dogs ..." recent works by ceramics artist Rochelle Lum; through Feb. 2. 738-0368.
Canon Photo Gallery: "Esoteric Portraits," photographic works by Michelle Tricca; through Jan. 31. 522-5930.
The Contemporary Museum: "Portraits, Songs, Thoughts: Photographs by Bill Jacobson," "This Head is Mine Robert Arneson Self-Portraits" and "TCM at Twelve Recent Acquisitions"; through Feb. 4. 526-1322.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "Experiments in Watercolor," new works by Jeanne Robertson and "folding ... unfolding," new jewelry by Cynthia Wiig, through Jan. 26. 597-8034.
Gallery on the Pali: "Ghosts: Shades of Inner Meaning," watercolors by John Shklov; through Jan. 26. 526-1191.
Hawaii Pacific University Gallery: "Tropical Hi-Jinx," paintings by Charles Valoroso; through Jan. 26. 544-0287.
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 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, opening reception Thursday with a performance by the artist at 7 p.m. 263-1159, 735-2730.
Honolulu Art Gallery: "Surf Safari," mixed-media art from around the island on a surf theme, sales to benefit Oahus Surfrider Foundation; through Feb. 6. 955-5250.
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.
Koa Gallery at Kapiolani Community College: "Recent Works," mixed-media work by Jinja Kim and watercolor mono-types by George Woollard; through Feb. 1. 734-9375.
Nohea Gallery: art in various media from local artists, ongoing; Ohana Reef Towers Hotel (926-2224) and Moana Surfrider Hotel (923-6644).
Pauahi Tower Gallery: "Trio," mixed-media exhibit by Jennifer Rothschild, Dexter Doi and Carol DAngelo; through Jan. 27.
Queen Emma Gallery: "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 Feb. 4. 537-7167.
Salon 5: "Jet Set," mixed-media, multi-disciplinary new work from more than 30 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.
The Contemporary Cafe at the Contemporary Museum: "Quality Hearts III," 18 artists display art on a heart theme; through March 04. 526-1322.
Doubletree Alana Waikiki, Mezzanine Gallery: "New Image Artists," fine and digital art from Hawaiian artists; through Jan. 31. 597-8108.
Hanks Cafe Honolulu: "Taufaasau 2000," recent paintings by Hank Taufaasau; through Jan. 26. 988-6158, 526-1410.
Jarons Restaurant: works by Thomas Deir; ongoing. 261-4600.
Restaurant Row: "Where Is Home?" drawings from guests and volunteer staff of Institute of Human Services, sponsored by the Pilots Club of Downtown Honolulu; ongoing. 532-4750.
Roys Restaurant: "The Art and Political Cartoons of Dick Adair," recent work by The Honolulu Advertiser cartoonist; through Feb. 3. 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.
Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island: "For Our Friends," mixed-media show by Sheila and Bruce Vitulli, sponsored by the Waimea Arts Council; through Jan. 31. (808) 887-1052.
Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui: "Shige Yamada Retrospective," drawings, paintings, ceramics and bronzes; through Feb. 4. (808) 572-6560.
Parker Ranch, Waimea, Big Island: display of vintage aloha shirts for the 1940s and 1950s from the collection of Evan and Gwen Olins; through Feb. 7. (808) 885-5433, (808) 885-0554.
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.
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