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Posted on: Sunday, May 9, 2004

Art Calendar

Advertiser Staff

SPECIAL EVENTS

Artist Demonstrations, local artists demonstrate their technique, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i at Ward Warehouse; free. Call for scheduled artists: 596-8885.

Rudy Gonzalez demonstrates his technique, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Tabora Gallery in Hale'iwa; free. 637-5520.

WOW! (Wailea on Wednesday), meet artists "The Twins," 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lahaina Galleries at Wailea, Maui; free admission. (808) 874-8583.

"Friday night is art Night," meet artists Ronaldo Macedo and Hisashi Otsuka, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, at Lahaina Galleries' two venues on Front Street, Lahaina, Maui; free. (808) 667-2152, (808) 661-6284.

"A Capital Day Down Capitol Way," 10th annual tour of museums and historic sites in the downtown district, most venues open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, with free admission to the Hawai'i State Art Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts ($15 tour fee for the Japan and Paris exhibit applies), Honolulu Police Department Museum, Washington Place, Mission Houses Museum, Honolulu Hale and others. Complete information and parking recommendations at www.co.honolulu.hi.us/mayor/capitol.htm.

"Explore!" with tours of the homes and exhibits, storytelling and dramatic performance, family activities including printing books and others that support the current printmaking exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through June 26, Mission Houses Museum; free. 531-0481.

Tea Ceremony Demonstration and Tea Bowl Workshop, a lecture and hands-on tea bowl making demonstration, tea ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, tea house in the Japanese garden behind Jefferson Hall on East-West Road, UH-Manoa; followed by the workshop, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, UH-Manoa Art Department ceramics studio; free. 596-8128.

Juno Galang, artist demonstrates his techniques, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Tabora Gallery in Hale'iwa; free. 637-5520.



OPENINGS

"Alarmed, Dismayed and Bamboozled," exhibition of photo collages on current events by Alex Preiss, opens today, through July 23; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.

"Remains of a Rainbow," photographs of Hawaiian flora and fauna by David Liittschwager and Susan Middleton, opens Tuesday with a reception 5-7 p.m. Friday and slide lecture 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, through June 18; East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.

Student Art Show, exhibit of works in many media by 24 North Shore students, opens with a reception 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, through July 30; Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.

Kauai Society of Artists Membership Show, works in various media juried by David de la Torre, opens with a reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, through June 28; Kukui Grove New Exhibition Hall (unit D-10), Lihu'e, Kaua'i.

"50...Interpreted," exhibition of fiber art by members of the Hawaii Handweavers' Hui in celebration of the organizations 50th anniversary, opens Saturday, through May 31, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 591-8539.



CLOSINGS

"The Comforts of Home," annual exhibition of contemporary, traditional and Hawaiian quilts, sponsored by the Hawaii Quilt Guild, through today; Academy Art Center at Linekona. 737-4490.

"LOCAL HEROES," photographic portraits by Stan P. Cox II of Islanders who work to make Hawai'i and the world a better place through local charities, through Wednesday with many of the volunteer subjects on hand to talk story, 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday; Windward Mall. Exhibit travels to Kahala Mall, June 10-15. 841-7733.

"Kaha Ki'i, An Artistic Discovery," winning works from the First Congressional District Art and the 2004 Congressional Art Competitions, through Friday; Courtyard Gallery, Honolulu Hale. 541-2570.

"Synthesis 2004: Bachelor of Fine Arts Show," exhibition of recent works in various media by graduating students, through Saturday; University of Hawai'i gallery, Art Building, UH-Manoa. 956-6888.

Works by Mark Brown and Mark Cross, paintings on display, through Saturday; Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3368.

Historical Art and Photo Exhibition, original art works, prints of photographs and other items capture life on Kaua'i in the early 1900s, through Saturday; Ship Store Galleries, Coconut Marketplace, Wailua, Kaua'i. (808) 245-3373.



ONGOING EXHIBITS

(Listed by closing date)

Mixed-Media work by Rosalinda Kolb, Barbara Okamoto and Deborah Young, through May 23; Contemporary Museum Café. 526-1322.

" 'Ula Wena: Light From Within," abstract photographic digital images of Hawaiian plants and flowers by Arna Johnson and Geralyn Camarillo, through May 27; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.

"Cat Show," new China-inspired watercolors and ceramics by Esther Nowell, through May 28; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.

"May MAdness!" beaded jewelry and lampwork beads by Charlene Tashima and Joel Park and "Variations," paintings by Jeanne Robertson, both through May 28; The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

"Define Awareness — Waiting for Humanity to Happen," finished canvases from collaborative efforts of local artists, through May 28; Soullenz Gallery. 525-7757.

"beauty?" exhibit of works in many media from the Kamehameha Schools Art Club, through May 28, Aupuni Art Wall, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i at Ward Warehouse. 596-8885.

"Abilities Art Show," works by artists with mental illnesses, through May 28; Studio 1 Visual and Performing Arts Gallery. 550-8701.

"Living in the Light with the Hawaii community," exhibition of photographs and artifacts from the life of Takie Okumura, from Tosa (Kochi) prefecture in Japan, who established the Makiki Christian Church (the exhibit commemorates the church's' 100th anniversary), through May 29; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Gallery. 945-7633.

itsybitsy, exhibition of very small works by local artists, through May 29; workspace. 732-2300.

"Aloha Ho'omaluhia XX," 20th anniversary exhibit of works in many media by local artists celebrates the beauty of nature, through May 30; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Visitor's Center Gallery. 233-7323.

"Hilo Local Colors," oil and watercolor painting by Gerald Murai, through May 31; Louis Pohl-Smith Street Galleries. 521-1812.

"Rainbow's End," acrylic landscapes by Patrick Doell, through May 31; Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.

Photographic Exhibit, images from 20th century America's best-known photographers and award-winning photographs from the National Geographic Collection, Associated Press, Life magazine and the George Eastman Collection, through May 31; Dolphin Galleries and the Tapa concourse, Hilton Hawaiian Village. 949-9900.

"Little Slices," new paintings and found objects by Bernie Moriaz, through May 31; Got Art? in Nu'uanu. 521-1097.

"Fire in the Tropics," youth services student artists from Easter Seals Hawaii, through June 2; Atelier 4 Fine Arts Gallery. 524-3552.

"Powwow Series," photographic prints of Native American dancers by Faith Fay, part of the GirlFest event, through June 4; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 599-3931.

"Japan & Paris: Impressionism, Postimpressionism, and the Modern Era," masterpieces from Matisse, Renoir, Cézanne, Monet and Japanese painters on loan from Japanese museums, through June 6; Luce Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts, $15 general and $10 student and military admission to this and all the art museum's exhibitions. 532-8701.

"Bhutan, Jewel of the Himalaya," photographs by Celiamarie Moore, through June 11; Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.

"European Modernism, 1860-1930," color lithographs, etchings and woodcuts from the art museum's collection will complement the impressionist exhibit, through June 20; Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.

"Lasting Impressions: Printing & Engraving in Hawai'i," artifact, prints and engravings from in early 19th century Hawai'i, through June 26; Mission Houses Museum; $6. 531-0481.

"Influencing Paris," exhibition of Japanese prints collected by European artists from the art museum's collection, through June 27; Michener Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.

"Art & Life in Paris & the Countryside: Impressionism/Postimpressionism," interactive exploration of the lives and times of French artists such as Monet and Cézanne, and their influence on each other, through July 31; Education Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.

"Wisdom and Wonder," exhibition of children's book illustrations by Paul O. Zelinsky, through July 31, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Education Gallery. 532-8701.

"Seasons of Life and Land," photographic exhibit of works by Subhankar Banerjee of the Hulahula River in the Alaskan Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, through Aug. 1; Hall of Discovery, Bishop Museum and "E KU Mau Mau — KU Everlasting," statue of the Hawaiian god Ku, artifacts from the museum's collection including temple images associated with Ku and Hina, and contemporary interpretations by local artists, through Sept. 6; Vestibule Gallery, Bishop Museum; both are included with admission to the museum, $14.95 adults, $11.95 youth 4-12 with discounts for kama'aina, seniors and military; children under 4 and Bishop Museum members are free. 847-3511.

Selected Works by Bumpei Akaji and "Post-TatToo," works by Kandi Everett, Don Ed Hardy and Michael Malone, through Sept. 7; Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.

"Irving Jenkins: Reflections on a Hawaii Heritage," sculptural art works evoke Hawaiian designs and symbols, through Oct. 17; Holt Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.

"THE PACIFIC ISLANDS," permanent installation from the art museum's collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa (tapa) from the art museum's textile collection, ongoing; second-floor galleries, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700

"ARTS OF THE PHILIPPINES," permanent exhibition of works from the art museum's collection, ongoing, George and Nancy Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.

"Enriched by Diversity: The Art of Hawai'i," works from the 1960s to the present in a variety of media by Island artists, ongoing with docent-led tours available; Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.



OTHER VENUES

(Listed by closing date)

Recent works by Nalani Rasmussen, exhibition of paintings, through May 19; Sure Shot Cafe in Makiki Shopping Village. 523-2326.

Figurative Drawings and Prints, works by Maile Yawata, Marcia Pasqua and Kandi Everett, through May 21; Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.

"Step Into the Hawaiian forest," murals of native forests by David Liittschwager, Susan Middleton, David Ulrich and David Meunch, on display in various elevators in downtown buildings including 1132 Bishop Street, Ali'i Place and Topa Financial Center, through June 30. 988-6004.

Works by Morris Nakamura, art from a former student of the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program, through June 30; Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. 531-3511.

Works by Carol D'Angelo and Dexter Doi, through July 2; Laser Eye Center, ground floor lobby, Pan Am Building. 946-6000.



NEIGHBOR ISLANDS

"Celebrating the Artist Within Us," exhibit of works in various media from 86 students, ages 9-18 from Maui County, through May 16; Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui. (808) 242-2787.

"Pumehana," paintings by Linda Rowell Stevens, through May 16; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.

Landscapes of Clemson Lam, new paintings of Waimea, through June 30; Pu'uopelu Gallery, Parker Ranch, Waimea, Big Island. 885-5433.



CLASSES / WORKSHOPS

"Know Your Camera I," five-session class on basic photography techniques for digital and traditional photographic systems taught by Jerry Omo Jr., 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, May 13-June 10, UH-Manoa Webster Building 103; $98 plus $20 for optional course materials on CD-ROM. Register for course L06919: 956-8400.

"Digital Photography for Everyone," introductory class taught by David Ulrich covers types of cameras, scanning and importing methods, 9 a.m.-noon May 16, UH-Manoa Krauss 114, Manoa Multimedia Lab; $60. Register for course L06899: 956-8400.

"Vision and Discovery: The Art and Craft of Photography," 10-session class taught by David Ulrich in film and digital methods of using photography in creative expression, with lectures, demonstrations and critique of student work, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 19-July 28, Windward Community College 'Iolani Building 101; $200 plus $50 lab fee. Register for course L06957: 956-8400.

Jewelry and Beading Classes, various classes offered at Bead It Inc. in Kaimuki and Kailua beginning in May throughout the week. Call for complete schedule and fees: 734-1182, 263-1182.



CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Mission Houses Museum seeks volunteers for the gift shop, gallery, information desk and school program docents and guides. These public-contact positions allow the volunteer to learn and promote the museum's history and programs. Call for details on opportunities and training: 531-0481.



CALLS TO ARTISTS

The Association of Hawaii Artists seeks art in all media for their exhibition of contemporary art, juried by Snowden Hodges and Shigeru Miyamoto. Up to three works may be submitted, 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery. Submission fee is $15 per piece for association members, $25 for nonmembers and $20 for students. 395-3238.

Cinema Paradise accepting preview films in VHS format in a variety of categories including dramatic, documentary and animation which were completed in of after January 2003 for the September Festival. Entry fee (per film) is $35 by June 1 or $40 by July 1. Entry form and additional information available at www.cinemaparadise.org or by calling 550-0496.

Hawai'i Glass Artists (formerly Hot Glass Hui) calls for glass works created by Hawai'i residents for an open show to run June 8 through July 3. Up to three entries, in blown, cast, fused, stained and lampwork glass, may be submitted with a $12 entry fee per work, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 6, The ARTS at Marks Garage. Entry forms and additional information at www.hawaiiglassartists.org or by calling 392-6482.

The Japan/Hawaii Cultural Art Exchange Program will accept oil and watercolor painting, prints, ceramics and sculptures for the 2nd annual exchange exhibition scheduled for Oct. 17-22 at the Blaisdell Center. Entry forms and prospectus available by calling 942-3443. Deadline for applications is June 30.

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Art is Public Places is soliciting new two-dimensional works (at least 30 by 40 inches) from artists living in Hawai'i on the theme "Reflecting Hawai'i." Applications are available online at www.hawaii.gov/sfca or by calling 586-0305. Application deadline is July 6.

International Open Amateur Photography Contest, to award more than 1,300 prizes worth $60,000 total this year. Send only one black/white photo in one category (people, travel, pets, kids, sports, nature, action, humor, portraiture, other), 8 by 10 inches or smaller, with name, address and category on back to: International Library of Photography, Suite 101-2619, 3600 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Must be postmarked by July 31; may also submit online (www.picture.com).

EXPRESSIONS BY CHOICE seeks avant-garde works in any medium in an experimental, cutting-edge style for display bimonthly with musical and performance art; ongoing. 593-3682.

Send announcements to Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax 525-8055; or islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Art Cal" in the subject line.