"Ka Nani O Wai'anae," dedication of ceramic tile mural by Joseph Namakaeha Momoa, 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Wai'anae Elementary School. 586-0300.
"Things Japanese," sale of antiques, collectibles, calligraphy works, hakata dolls, kimono and more, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays beginning Aug. 29 through Sep. 22, Japanese Cultural Center Gift Shop. 945-7633.
First Annual Charity Bash, art sale and silent auction to benefit Sand Island Treatment Center, 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Pitre Fine Arts, Downtown Chinatown; free admission. 521-5773.
Floral Designs in Glass, one-day workshop led by Eva Anderson on designing lamp-worked beads and pendants, for those with basic lamp-working skills, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today, East Hawai'i Cultural Center; $65 includes supply fee. (808) 961-5711, (808) 935-9085.
Fall 2001 Art Classes, registration continues for 14-week (Sept. 11-Dec. 15) adult classes; Art Academy at Linekona. Call for tuition and registration information: 532-8741.
Elderhostel Program at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, opens registration for Hawai'i residents and nonresidents, 55 years or older, for three sessions: Oct. 28-Nov. 3, Feb. 10-16, 2002 and March 10-16, 2002. Program includes gallery talks, slide lectures and field trips focusing on the art of Asia and the Pacific. $400 fee for residents which includes meals, lectures, field trips, etc. but no hotel accommodations; $658 for non-residents or those needing accommodations. 532-3666.
The Bishop Museum trains volunteer guides. The 10-week classes teach Hawaiian culture and the history of the museum's artifacts. Tuition is $300 with some assistance available. Call for information: 848-4180.
The Honolulu Academy of Arts conducts interviews for Japanese language speakers interested in training as docents. Applicants must speak English and Japanese fluently and have an interest in art and culture. Call for an application: 532-3666.
Abstract works on paper and canvas by George Wollard and Chuck Davis, opens tomorrow, Nohea Gallery at Kahala Mandarin Oriental; through Sep. 17. 737-8688.
16th Annual Art Show, mixed-media exhibit from the Korean Artists Association celebrates the 100th anniversary of Korean immigration to Hawai'i, opens tomorrow, Courtyard Gallery, Honolulu Hale; through Sep. 15. 226-6929.
"Building Animation," amination and storyboards by twenty-two New Media art students and photographs by Patrick Dievdonne, opens tomorrow, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College; through Sep. 14, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. 734-9375.
"Island Intersections," ceramics and paintings by Diana and Ron Lee, opens Tuesday, bibelot gallery; through Sep. 28, opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 738-0368.
"Midnight Hula," recent prints, etchings and watercolors by Joan Allen, opens Saturday, Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace; through Sep. 30. 988-4147.
"Inner World, Outer World: the Art of Keichi and Sueko Kimura," retrospective of two-dimensional works by two island artists, opens Thursday, Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts; through Oct. 28. 532-8701.
Group Show, paintings by Suzy Papanikolas and mixed-media collages by Claudia Coonen, opens Friday, Contemporary Gallery, Dickenson Street, Lahaina, Maui; through Sep. 28, Art Night reception 6-9 p.m. Friday. (808) 661-4402.
Art Show 2001, works on sale by members of the Waimea Arts Council will benefit the council, opens Saturday, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island; through Sep. 30, opening reception 3-5 p.m. Sep. 8. (808) 885-7671.
CLOSING THIS WEEK
"Artists of Hawai'i 2001," annual multimedia exhibition of art from the Hawaiian artistic community juried by Arnold L. Lehman, through today; Henry R. Luce Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Invited Artists: Paul Kodama, Franco Salmoiraghi and Shuzo Uemoto," companion photography exhibition in conjunction to the "Artist's of Hawai'i" exhibit, through today; First Floor, Henry R. Luce Wing, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Salon Des Refuses Artists of Hawai'i 2001," exhibition at five local galleries of works rejected by the Academy's juried exhibit, closing this week, most through today; Honolulu Art Gallery, 955-5250, will show at American Savings Bank, 1357 Kapi'olani, also Island Art Gallery, 528-4232, Ocean Gallery, 263-6438 and Pacific American Gallery, 533-2836. Call individual galleries for artists.
"Hawaiian Nature Quilts," exhibition of traditional and contemporary quilts by nine Big Island quilters, through tomorrow; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. National Park entrance fees apply. (808) 967-7565.
"Wedding Moments," photos by Toshi Murakawa, through Friday; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Silent Shores, Misty Mountains" recent acrylics by Patrick Doell, through Friday; Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Color Romanticism" recent oils by Mike Breen; through Friday; Bogart's Cafe. 739-0999.
Batiks and Paintings by Marti Wiese Rounds and Gwen Hanson, through Friday; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens. 233-7323.
Works by Virginia Peters, Geri Seibel and Dolores Manijo, recent works in various media, through Friday; Assaggio's Restaurant, Kailua. 261-2772.
"East Meets West," exhibit of oils, watercolors and serigraphs by Hon-Chew Hee, through Friday; Puopelu Historic Home, Parker Ranch, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-5433.
Paintings by Kadie Harris, through Friday; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"The Magic of Watercolor," exhibit of works by Maui resident artists, through Friday; Village Gallery, Dickenson Street, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.
"Exhibit A," drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media and installation art by Debra Drexler, Jodi Endicott, Darius Homay, Kloe Kang and Noe Tanigawa, through Saturday; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"Show Time," compositions of music and dance, acrylics and oils by Bernard Moriaz, through Saturday; Caf Che Pasta Gallery. 524-0004.
"Tea Artistry of the Urasenke Grand Master," selected items by contemporary Japanese artists reflecting the taste of Grand Tea Master, Dr. Soshitsu Sen, and his father and paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, bronzes and lacquers, through next Sunday; Second Floor Galleries, Western Wing, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532--8701.
Works by Davo, recent and retrospective, multimedia exhibit with bidding accepted on newly unveiled work with winning bid to benefit the Lahaina Arts Society's Children's Art Program; through next Sunday; Banyan Tree Gallery, Old Courthouse Gallery, Lahaina, Maui, (808) 661-0111.
Bishop Museum: contemporary acrylic and paper panels depicting a Hawaiian chant describing the creation of heaven, earth and all its creatures, through March in the Vestibule Gallery; also 'A Canoe, woodcarved canoe once owned by Prince Kuhio; ongoing. 847-3511.
Bishop Museum Kalia, at Hilton Hawaiian Village: Hawaiian cultural artifacts and hands-on activities area; ongoing. 949-4321.
Britton Gallery, Northshore Marketplace, displays art in various media by local artists; ongoing. 637-6505.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center: "Recent Works by Pia Stern," oils on canvas; "Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny: Recent Works by Stephen Freedman," ceramics; and "Hawai'i: Old and New," images of Hawai'i's buildings and landmarks in a variety of media; extended through Sept. 12. 526-1322.
The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights: "Enrique Martinez Celaya, 1992-2000," selected works in various media; through Oct. 21. 526-1322.
East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burn Hall: "Ni-Vanuatu: People in Touch with their Natural Environment," photographic exhibition featuring Bosen Napu's images of Hawai'i in 2001 and David Becker's photographs of traditional Vanuatu, also masks, carvings, mats and other item from Vanuatu augment the photography; through Oct. 5. 944-7612.
The Gallery at Coffeeline: "Theorem," new paintings by Arnold Bornios; through Sept. 13. 947-1615.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "From the Mountains to the Sea," recent paintings by Jeanne Robertson and "Fall Into Beads," 5th annual Eclectic Adornment Beadwork show with work by local artists; through Sept. 21. 597-8034.
The Gallery on the Pali: "Found Words," works incorporating writing into paintings and fiber art by artists and writers; through Sept. 27. 526-1191
Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery: Recent Paintings by Katherine Love; through Sept. 28. 544-0287.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: "Pupu o Ni'ihau: An Exhibition of Ni'ihau Shell Lei," traditional and modern styles, Holt Hawai'i Gallery, Luce Pavilion, through Sept. 30; "Korean Fashion from the Collection of Ewha Womans University Museum," inaugural exhibit of textiles, Asian Temporary Exhibition Gallery, through Oct. 28; and "Take a Seat, American Chair Design," Graphic Arts Gallery; through Oct. 28.. 532-8701
'Iolani Palace Galleries: exhibit of crowns, jewels, kahili, cloaks and sacred emblems; ongoing. 522-0832.
Island Treasures Art Gallery: original photographs by Michael Stewart at both locations; ongoing. Kailua, 261-8131 and Koko Marina, 396-8827.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Gallery: "Okage Sama De: I am what I am because of you;" ongoing. 945-7633.
John Young Museum of Art, Krauss Hall 002, UH-Manoa: artifacts from Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa; ongoing. 956-3634.
Native Books and Beautiful Things, Ward Warehouse: "The Back Porch," recent wood works by Herb Kaneko and John Critchfield and "Batik on Wood," by Kealoha Pa; through October 31. 596-8885.
Nohea Galleries: art in various media from local artists, 'Ohana Reef Towers Hotel, ongoing, 926-2224 and Moana Surfrider Hotel, ongoing. 923-6644.
Ocean Art Gallery: new oil seascapes by Linda Briggs and original oils by Lynne Boyer and a work by Bill Braden; ongoing. 263-6438.
Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery: "Landscape and Beyond," recent works by Phuong Tran, Bernie Moriaz, Linda Hutchinson and David Behlke; through Sept. 7. 533-3469.
Polynesian Treasures: art and handicrafts from Hawai'i, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti and New Zealand, also woodcarving and craft demonstrations; ongoing. Call for schedule: 637-1281, 637-1288.
Queen Emma Gallery: "Flights of Fancy," cloisonne and limoges enamels by Jack Kinkelaar; through Sept. 3. 537-7167.
Ramsay Gallery: "Corky's Icons," exhibit of original cartoons by Corky Trinidad of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, also works by Ramsay; both ongoing. 537-2787.
Satoru's 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.
Sunshine Arts Hawaii: Plein-air paintings by Dennis Morton; ongoing. 239-2992.
Tennent Gallery: Selected works by Madge Tennent; ongoing. 531-1987.
The Contemporary Cafe at The Contemporary Museum: "Journey: Recent Paintings by Linda Fong," abstract landscapes; through Oct. 14. 526-1322.
Jaron's Restaurant: works by Thomas Deir; ongoing. 261-4600.
Roy's Restaurant: "Diving into Dimension," wall sculptures and paintings by Jennifer Rothschild; through Sept. 22. 395-3238.
Waikiki Grand Hotel: recent works by Anthony Randall; ongoing. 949-1863.
Wailua Public Library: Works by Cheryl Ruddach, Nikki Johnston and Patrice Federspiel; through Oct. 31. 637-4876.
Zoo Fence Art Mart, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; ongoing. 946-7282.
Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui: "ArtWORKS! for Youth," 12th annual children's art exhibit; through Sept. 8. (808) 572-6560.
Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihu'e, Kaua'i: "Art Kaua'i 2001," annual juried from Kaua'i Society of Artists; through Oct. 12. (808) 332-7776.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Windward Artist Guild seeks work for their Sept. 4-28 exhibition, "Celebration of the MOMENT," an open juried show at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery. Deadline: Saturday Call for prospectus: 236-4449, 261-4014.
Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui seeks works for their Sept. 28-Oct. 27 show, "Parts!" juried Sally French. Works in all media combinations that include one or more parts from a vehicle will be received 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14. (808) 572-6560, ext. 4.
Metal Sculptors sought for two permanent outdoor sculpture projects of representational human figures and Hawaiian themes on a large scale. Deadline for receipt of preliminary design and bids: Sept. 15. Call for prospectus: 263-1159.
City and County of Honolulu calls all current and former City and County employees to submit artwork for an upcoming exhibit at Honolulu Hale. Deadline: Sept. 15. Call for guideline and information: 523-4105.
East Hawai'i Cultural Center will accept works for the annual juried "Trash Show, Hawai'i Artists Recycle" to open Oct. 5. Works must be created from recycled materials and can be entered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Center. (808) 961-5711.
The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts announces call for artist to be commissioned to paint a 48x36 inch portrait in oil or acrylic on linen canvas. Submission deadline: Oct. 10. Call for required elements of submissions: 586-0304.
Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui accepting entries for their Dec. 7 2001-Feb. 2, 2002 juried plein air exhibit. All work must be painted in the open air by full or part-time residents of Hawai'i. Slides due by Oct. 19. (808) 572-6560, ext. 4.
The Tubac Center of the Arts in Arizona calling for entries for the Feb 16-March 17, 2002 17th Annual Arizona Aqueous juried exhibit. Slide entries for works of water based media on a paper product accepted through Nov. 1. Maximum of four entries, $15 each. (520) 398-2371.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks portfolios of Hawai'i 3-D artists for gallery membership. Deliver resume, photos of works in progress and samples of recent works to the Gallery. Deadline: Dec. 31. 597-8034.
Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui invites participation in the juried exhibit for mid-May 2002, "Home Is Where the Art Is." Handwoven works in any medium for use, functional, conceptual or decorative, in the home will be considered. Deadline: May 2002. Call for prospectus: 591-8539.
Native Books and Beautiful Things seeks ceramics, glassware, woodwork and other handcrafted items from guest artists. All submissions must be designed, created and manufactured by hand in Hawai'i, ongoing. 591-9008.
Hali'imaile General Store, Maui seeks art for display. Call between 9:30 and 11 a.m. for an appointment to show portfolio; ongoing. (808) 572-2666.
C & G Restaurant on Merchant Street seeks local artist to exhibit works on a theme of old downtown Honolulu (other themes considered); ongoing. 538-3181, 737-2403.
@ the UnDergROUND seeks submissions by emerging artists. Works in all mediums which may be deemed progressive and cutting edge; ongoing. 348-0591.
Britton Gallery, Northshore Marketplace, seeks fine arts and crafts reflecting Polynesian culture and island living; ongoing. 637-6505.
Cafe Che Pasta Gallery seeks original art in all media from artists or groups with at least 35 pieces available to show; ongoing. 524-0004.
Gallery on the Pali seeks artists to exhibit at the gallery; ongoing 526-1191.
Ocean Art Gallery seeks woodworks, sculptures, raku, pottery and ceramic artwork preferably on an ocean theme; ongoing. Call for appointment: 263-6438.