New Acquisitions: Japanese Woodblock Prints, works from the International Japanese Print Dealers meeting in Munich, Germany, presented 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Robyn Buntin Galleries; free admission. 523-5913.
Cyberpaintings for Europe 2003, exhibition of works by Pygoya that will tour Europe later this year, opens today, through Sept. 15; Café Laufer, Kaimuki. 735-7717.
"Best Show in Town," works by Derek Glaskin, Joe Strasser, Womack, Bob Klem, opens today, through Oct. 10; Private Collection, 810 Ka'aloa St., Unit 11H. 946-7528.
"Hula Lives Through Its People," works from the Association of Hawaii Artists, sponsored by the Aloha Festivals, opens Monday with a pot-luck reception 6:30-8:30 p.m., through Aug. 22; Courtyard Gallery, Honolulu Hale. 395-3238.
"Peace with Aloha," peace wall of works from O'ahu school children in association with the Children's Art Gallery, opens Monday, through Aug. 29; Makaha Marketplace. 531-5122.
Works by Derrick Ching, Judy Nelson, and Joe Fortunato, opens Thursday, through Oct. 31; Waialua Library. 637-8286.
"Contemporary Paperworks" exhibit runs concurrently with the Kapa, Washi, Paper conference, through today; Academy Art Center at Linekona Gallery. 532-8700.
"Radius 16," curved panels with neon by Thomas Metcalf and "Real Stories," paintings and portraits by Kirk Kurokawa, through Saturday; Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui. (808) 572-6560.
Ongoing Exhibits (listed by closing date)
"Over the Rainbow," works by Chuck Davis, George Woollard, Russell Davidson, Chris Freis, Doug Young, Garry Palm and Cindy Conklin, through Aug. 17, runs concurrently with the theater's production of "The Wizard of Oz"; Diamond Head Theatre Art Gallery. 733-0274.
Recent Paintings by Linh Cao and Prints by Keiko Kamata, through Aug. 28; South Street Gallery. 525-5212.
"Images of the Ocean," photographs by Jon Mozo, through Aug. 28; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Spirit Guides," mixed media paintings by Ron Kowalke; Recent Paintings, works on paper by Chuck Davis; and "Pots to Pods," wood vessels by Michael Lee, all through Aug. 29; The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Peripheral Visions," new work by Tamara Moan and Gallyn (Gina Bacon Kerr), through Aug. 29; Gallery on the Pali. 526-1191.
"Digitropolis," digitally generated art by Carolyn W. Clark, Kaethe Kauffman, Saint Wayne and Mark Weischmeyer, through Aug. 30; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
Works by Kim Duffett, one-quarter and one-eighth size reproductions of his "Kaha Ka 'Io Me Ha Makani: the Hawk Soars with the Wind" and other abstract wood and mixed-media sculptures and posters, through Aug. 30; Ku Makani Gallery, Tapa Tower, Hilton Hawaiian Village. 942-1416.
Abstract Paintings by Patricia Carelli (Ebert), through Aug. 30; Studio One. 550-8701.
Sixth biennial of Hawai'i artists, recent works by Kaili Chun, Wayne Morioka, Deborah Gottheil Nehmad, Tom Lieber, Walter G. Nottingham and Michael Takemoto, through Aug. 31; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Arts from the Rainforest: sarawak, East Malaysia," textiles, carvings, bark and batik paintings, beadwork and baskets from the northern coast of Borneo, through Aug. 31; East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall. 944-7177.
"Pacifica Oceana," recent paintings, drawings and other works by James Dover, through Aug. 31; Gallery SoulLenz. 525-7757, 291-2650.
"Bamboo Forest," recent watercolors by Keiko Thomas, through Aug. 31; Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
Works by Claudia Wallace, multi-media exhibit of recent works, through Aug. 31, with a reception 5-8 p.m. Friday; Tradewinds Gallery at Windward Mall. 236-2787.
Works by David Behlke, Ka-ning Fong and James Kuroda, through Aug. 31; Smith Street Galleries. 521-1812.
"Contemporary Paintings by George Woollard and Brenda Cablayan," through Sept. 3; Atelier 4 Fine Art Gallery. 524-3552.
Time No Time, works by Margaret Ezekiel, through Sept. 5; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"A Dot and a Line: a New Project by Gaye Chan," combining photographs and maps, through Sept. 7; Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Art. 532-8701.
"Chinese Costumes of the Qing Dynasty," examples of apparel, court garments, costumes and religious robes from the academy's textile collection, through Sept. 14; Textile Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"ku'u ewe, ku'u iwi, ku'u koko/my umbilical cord, by bones, my blood," recent mixed-media installations and photographic collages by Kapulani Landraf, through Sept. 21; Holt Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Recent Work" paintings by Marc Katano and "Volcanoes," paintings and prints by Louis Pohl, both through Sept. 23; The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"The Dream Encyclopedia," works in clay and on paper by Rochelle Lum, Jo Rowley and Maile Yawata, through Sept. 26; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"Hoe Wa'a The Gathering of canoes," exhibit examines the history of the canoe in Hawaiian culture; also paintings by Tom Smith and Mark Brown, through Sept. 26; The Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop St. 599-5009.
Pohl/Okino/Meyer, paintings by Louis Pohl and Melanna Meyer, mingei ceramics by Hideo Okino, through Sept. 26; Pacific Traditions Gallery. 531-5122.
"E Ku Mau Mau Ku Everlasting," wooden image of the Hawaiian god Ku and artifacts associated with him, and contemporary works by Keone Nunes, 'Imaikalani Kalahele, Maile Andrade, Umi Kai, Bob Freitas and Carl Pao, through Oct. 1; Vestibule Gallery, Bishop Museum. $14.95 for adults and $11.95 for children 4-12 with discounts for kama'aiana. 847-3511.
"Grandfather's House: A Children's Exhibition on Korea," traveling interactive installation invites viewers into a traditional Korean home, through Dec. 31; Education Wing Galleries, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Enriched by Diversity: the Art of Hawai'i," multi-media exhibit by 284 local artists, ongoing; The Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.
Madge Tennent, selected works, ongoing; Tennent Gallery. 531-1987.
OTHER VENUES (listed by closing date)
"Bright Color Impressions," oil painting by Yuan Y. Shaw from her recent tour of Italy and France, through Aug. 29, opening reception 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.
Recent Works by Dino Manuel, through Sept. 20; Roy's Restaurant Hawai'i Kai. 396-7697.
"Take Three," metal sculpture and mixed-media paintings by Bernie Moriaz, abstract black-and-white paintings by Timothy Ojile and metal sculpture and painting by John Hamblin, through Sept. 26; Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 441-9400.
"Photographs," works by Kimberly Jensen, Lynn Mayekawa and Erin Williamson, through Oct. 5; The Contemporary Museum Café. 526-1322.
"Equestre," abstract works by Luigi Fumagalli, through Oct. 31; Laser Eye Center of Hawaii. 946-6000.
NEIGHBOR ISLANDS (listed by closing date)
Na Ki'i O Kilauea (The Pictures of Kilauea), volcanic photography by Jim Griggs, G. Brad Lewis and Michael Stewart, through Aug. 18; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Big Island. (808) 967-7565,
"Kalapana: a Hawaiian Place," photographs by Mary Ann Lynch, through Aug. 23; Lyman Museum, Hilo, Big Island; $5 admission. (808) 935-5021.
ART by Jill Amaral., recent landscapes, through Aug. 30, with a reception 3-5 p.m. Saturday; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-7671.
Fall art class registration begins Monday for keiki and adults. The children's 11-session program runs Sept. 27 through Dec. 13 with classes for children in grades K-12. Adult classes begin Sept. 9 and run through Dec. 13. Tuition is $130 for keiki classes and $160 for adult classes, plus supply fees. Call for additional information and registration: 532-8741.
Art Classes, for ages 5-14, in drawing, painting and clay sculpture, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays, Ocean Art Gallery; $20 per class. Also, classes for adults in drawing, sculpture, pastels, watercolor, acrylics and oils. Call for fee and class schedule: 263-6438.
Art Classes, develop self-expression and creativity through learning to draw, paint and collage. Ongoing classes in all levels by appointment. Call for fee and class schedule: 222-1794.
CALL FOR DOCENTS
Friends of the 'Iolani Palace offers new docent training with lectures and activities offering an overview of Hawaiian and palace history, training in public speaking skills and insight into Hawaiian culture, historical figures and palace treasures, classes 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each Monday and 9 a.m.-noon each Thursday from Aug. 18 through Dec. 18, 'Iolani Palace grounds; $75 includes training materials and membership in the Friends organization. Call Zita to enroll: 522-0821.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts announces a deadline of Friday for applications for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Awards program which provides financing of a master-and-student team for advanced study. Master and student must apply together. Application forms and details at www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce calls for two- and three-dimensional works from Hawai'i artists for the 25th Anniversary Art Exhibition to be held Aug. 19-29, with cash awards in several categories. Submit entries 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12 at the Academy Art Center at Linekona. Call for additional requirements: 949-5531.
Pacific International Pastel Society accepting entries for the society's juried "Pastels Only Show," to be held in October at the Wailoa Center on the Big Island. Call for entry form, fees and details: (808) 933-0416, (808) 329-9394. Deadline: Aug. 15.
Hawaii Watercolor Society calls for original watercolors for the members' open show in October. Deadline for entries by slide is August 18. Entry fee for up to three slides is $30. Call for a prospectus: (808) 933-0416.
Expressions by choice seeks works in any medium in an experimental, cutting-edge style for display bi-monthly with musical and performance art; ongoing. Call for details: 593-3682.
Gallery on the Pali seeks artists to exhibit at the gallery; ongoing 526-1191.
Send announcements to Island Life, Art Calendar, Honolulu Advertiser P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax 525-8055; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with "Art Cal" in the subject line.