"Art at the Tower," local artists display and practice their art, 5-9 p.m. each Wednesday, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 528-5700.
"THE ART OF EDGING FABRICS," lecture and demonstration by Bird Ross on finishing edges for quilts, garments, scarves or sculptures, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free. 941-5671.
"Beyond the Perfect Wave," painting demonstrations and personal appearances by artist Steven Power and romantic realist, Walfrido Garcia at Wyland Galleries on O'ahu: 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 536-8973; 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Wyland Kalakaua Center, 924-1322; and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, 924-3133. All shows are free.
Photogravure, talk on how to create a photogravure etching with Ann Beeson, a Honolulu Printmakers Workshop, 1 p.m. Saturday, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free. 536-5507.
"Soul Art," photo rice paper by Makiko Carlson, opens today, through April 19; Gallery on the Pali. 526-1191.
"Flowers in Hawai'i," exhibit of the winning entries in the 2002 Amateur Photo Contest, opens tomorrow, through April 30, opening reception 6-8 p.m. tomorrow; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Twilight Moon," ceramics by Russell Wee, opens tomorrow, through April 30; Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Color Romanticism," oils by Mike Breen, opens tomorrow, through May 3; Cafe Che Pasta Gallery. 524-0004.
"Nature is Watching," originals and giclees by Candace Lee, opens tomorrow, through April 30, opening reception 3-5 p.m. Saturday; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"Inspired by nature," oils and watercolors by Erandathie Salgado, opens Tuesday, through April 10, reception 3-5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Lama Library at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.
"4 P's in a Pod," exhibition of paintings by Jeanne Porter, Ruth Pistor, Ginni Peters and Betty Pearson, opens Wednesday, through April 26, reception 3-5 p.m. next Sunday; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery. 233-7323.
"Manticore," tableau photography and drawings by Cade Roster, opens Thursday, through May 3, opening reception 6-9 p.m. Thursday; workspace. 732-2300.
"Four Hands in One," ceramics and paintings by Charles Higa and Peter Drewliner, opens Friday, through May 3, opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"Scratching the Surface," photographs and ceramics by Paul and Marie Kodama, through today; Queen Emma Gallery. 537-7167.
"Garden Art," stained glass Honu bench and tables by Jackie Graessle, through today; Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Aerial Photography by Joseph D'Amore," including photographs of Hawai'i, New York, New Jersey, Colorado and Alaska, through today; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"Huc Luquiens: Hawai'i 1881-1961," prints from the co-founder of the Honolulu Printmakers, through today; Mauna Kea Galleries, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-2244.
2001 Hawaii 5-0 Design Exhibit, design and print competition winners on view, through Tuesday, Lobby, Pauahi Tower. E-mail: email@example.com.
"The Lo'i Inspired Show," works in many media created at Waiahole Valley Community Lo'i (taro paddy), through Thursday; Aupuni ArtWall and Gallery at Native Books Kapalama. 845-8949.
"Tsuri Kazaridake," a hanging bamboo exhibition by Jackson Morisawa, through Saturday, Community Gallery, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. 945-7633.
"XiQu: the Beauty of Chinese Opera," costumes, headdresses, props, photographs, puppets and other artifacts, through Saturday; East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, UH-Manoa. 944-7111.
"Recent Works on Paper," woodcut prints by Laura Smith and collage drawings by Jinja Kim, through Saturday; Cafe Laufer. 735-7717.
"74th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition," show of prints by Hawai'i artists juried by Brendan Hansbro, through next Sunday; First Floor, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 536-5507.
"Alex Preiss: Photocollages," solo exhibition of his work, through next Sunday; Second Floor, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 523-8700.
"Art Maui 2002," multimedia exhibit from Maui artists, presented by Art Maui, through next Sunday, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (808) 242-2787.
"'Aha Hana Lima 2002," exhibition of works in clay, metal and glass by visiting artists and Brent Berger, tapa inspired acrylic large-scale paintings, sponsored by Hawai'i Craftsmen, through April 13; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 596-8128.
"Site: Photographs by Timothy P. Ojile," Polaroid photos and prints; "Designing Salome: Set and Costume Designs by Thomas Woodruff," watercolors, drawings and scale-model set designs for the Hawai'i Opera Theatre; and "TRUST: an Installation by Anne Bush," multimedia installation, all through April 23; The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"New Abstractions," paintings by Chuck Davis and "Turnin' and Burnin'," ceramic vessels by Steve Martin, through April 26; The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"The HPU Invitational," mixed-media juried exhibit of students, faculty and staff and "In Living Color," drawings by John McLaughlin, through May 3; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery. 544-0287.
"Snowden Hodges: Florence and the Labors of Hercules," large-scale figure drawings, Graphic Arts Gallery, through June 16; "Prints of Hawai'i, 1915-1941: The First Generation," prints in a variety of styles and range of techniques, Holt Gallery, through July 28; Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701, 532-8700.
"Containers of the Soul," recent work by Kloe Kang and Karen Lucas, through April 12. Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.
"In the beginning ..." Louis Pohl's "Bird Series" of hand-stamped monoprints, through April 30; Louis Pohl Gallery. 566-6644.
"Ki'i Pohaku," petroglyph monoprints by Lynn Cook and "The Back Porch," with works in wood by Herb Kaneko, John Critchfield and Jim Lovell, both through April 30; Native Books & Beautiful Things. 591-9008.
"Hawaii Watercolor Society 2002 Members Exhibition," juried exhibit of local watercolorists, through April 19; second floor, Pauahi Tower. 537-6838
"Xieyi/Suiboku: Group of Four," Chinese and Japanese styles of brush painting by Micky Tengan, Hideo Kaneshiro, Genyu Shibano and Peter Raub, with guest artist Yu Wen, through April 13; Toko Kain Gallery. 739-1858.
"A Tradition of Excellence," multimedia works by retired faculty members from the Department of Art, through April 12; Art Gallery, Art Building, UH-Manoa. 956-6888.
"Cane Crossings," multimedia exhibit of works by Maile Andrade, Franco Salmoiraghi, Claire Sanford, Romolo Valencia, Sidney Yee and Carol Yotsuda, exploring the influence of the sugar industry in Hawai'i, through April 20; Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui. (808) 572-6560.
Annual Membership Show, juried exhibit of works in many media created by members of the Kaua'i Society of Artists, through April 19; Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihu'e, Kaua'i. (808) 245-2733.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Historic Hawai'i Foundation invites professional and amateur photographers to submit photos taken within the past five years of sites or buildings which are still standing and express the theme "built symbols of our island's multicultural heritage." Deadline for submission of prints or slides is tomorrow. Call for information: 523-2900.
Honolulu Academy of Arts accepting applications for the "Artists of Hawai'i 2002" juried exhibit with works in all media and created by Hawai'i artists. Deadline for submission of slides is noon, April 13. Call for prospectus and information: 532-8715.
Hale'iwa Arts Festival calls for original fine arts works in any media for the juried show to be held July 20-21. Submission deadline is April 13. 637-2277.
Christina Macias & Art Associates calls for works in glass and ceramics. Send portfolio with SASE to 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1000, Honolulu, HI 96734. Deadline: April 15.
Aloha Tower Marketplace seeks artisans to display their works and talents throughout the Marketplace on an ongoing basis. Artists in all media are encouraged to apply before April 19. Call for application and information: 528-5700.
Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui invites participation in the juried exhibit for mid-May 2002, "Home Is Where the Art Is." Handwoven works in any media for use, functional, conceptual or decorative, in the home will be considered. Deadline: May 1. Call for prospectus: 591-8539.
Windward Artist Guild calls for entries for the open juried exhibition scheduled for May and June. Entry presentation will be 9 a.m.-11 a.m. May 18. Call for prospectus and entry location information: 261-4014.
Quilt Hawai'i 2002 calls for submission of quilts for the show to be held July 3-7 at the Kaua'i Marriott Beach Club and Resort. Deadline is May 31. Call for additional information and materials requirements: (808) 967-8090.