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Posted on: Monday, February 28, 2005

Art Calendar

Advertiser Staff


Hawaiian Quilt Show presents works by Hawai'i's oldest quilting club, Ka Hui Kapa Apana O Waimea, with demonstrations, lessons and patterns and quilts for sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Kuhio Hale, Waimea, Big Island; free. (808) 775-9894.

"The Mysteries of Joseph Cornell," storytelling and song by James McCarthy on the current exhibit, 1:30 p.m. today, Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; free with museum admission of $5 for adults and $3 students and seniors. Reservations: 526-1322.

"Picture Frames" tour of the academy's collection led by docent Allison Roscoe, 2:30-4 p.m. today; also, "You Call This Art?" with docent Sheila James, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday and March 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free with museum admission of $7 general and $4 for military, seniors and students. Reservations: 532-8700.

"The Spirit of Place: Recent Photography," talk by Doug Beasley on his photographs of sacred places around the world, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, UH-Manoa, Krauss 12, Yukiyoshi Room; free. 956-5666.

Practical Finance for Impractical People, Ron Kent shares with fellow artists his experience in the areas of pricing, promoting and marketing, tax reporting and dealing with galleries, sponsored by Hawaii Stitchery and Fibre Arts Guild, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Academy Arts Center at Linekona; free.

"Mandala: The World Beyond Nirvana," Robert Clark of Stanford University gives a slide lecture on the mandala as it appears in art and philosophy, 5 p.m. Thursday, Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8768.

Ladyfest Hawaii 2005 Arts Festival, visual and performance arts, a free store, seminars and workshops, Thursday through March 6 at various venues around Honolulu. For a full schedule of events, times and locations visit www.ladyfesthawaii.com.

"Colors of Spring," impressionists works and jewelry designs, 5-9 p.m. Friday, Color Street Gallery. 383-0998.

First Friday Gallery Walk, art receptions with refreshments and entertainment at art venues in downtown Honolulu, including The ARTS at Marks Garage, Bethel Street Gallery, Hawai'i State Art Museum, Louis Pohl Gallery, Got Art?, thirtyninehotel and others, 5-9 p.m. Friday, with maps available at most downtown art galleries; free. 521-2903, 521-1812, 524-3552.


Art on the Zoo Fence, over 35 local artists display their work for sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays and Saturdays, Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue, across from Kapi'olani Park.

Artist Demonstrations, local artists demonstrate their techniques, 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 shows his technique, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Tabora Gallery, Hale'iwa. 637-5520.

WOW! (Wailea on Wednesday), with guest artist, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Lahaina Galleries, Shops at Wailea. (808) 874-8583.

Friday Night is Art Night, meet with local artists, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, Lahaina Galleries, Front Street, Lahaina, Maui; free. (808) 661-6284.

Painting Demonstration, by local artists, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

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

Gallery Tour, curator Carol Anne Dickson guides a tour of her exhibit, "Jewelry of Hawai'i," 2:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 12, Honolulu Academy of Arts Holt Gallery; included with admission to the academy. 532-8700.


"The Photography of the La Pietra Hawai'i School for Girls," exhibit of photographs taken by students, Tuesday through March 30, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.

"Mejiro & Friends," recent acrylic paintings by Gary Kato, Tuesday through March 31, Ko'olau Gallery. 988-4147.

"Reflecting Hawai'i," juried exhibition of two-dimensional works by artists of Hawai'i, Friday through Sept. 3, opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday, Hawai'i State Art Museum, Diamond Head galleries. (this exhibit is in addition to the current museum exhibitions). 586-0900.

"Recent Portraiture," photographs by Tracy Wright Corvo, Friday through April 9, opening reception 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, South Street Gallery @ Frame-Arts Hawaii. 525-5212.

"Lefty," recent sculptures by Frank Sherriff, Friday through March 26, opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday, thirtyninehotel gallery. 599-2552.

Painting by Arthur Johnsen, Saturday through April 10, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.


"American Studio Sculpture," early 20th-century works from the academy's collection, through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.

"O2 Art1: Barnstormers," installation art, through today, Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights, tennis courts. 526-1322.

"Lono-I-Ka-Makahiki," contemporary Hawaiian works paired with rare items from the museum's collection, through today, Bishop Museum; included with general admission: $14.95 for adults, $11.95 for youth ages 4-12, seniors and military. 847-3511.

"Seekers/Finders" sculpture and prints by Henry Bianchini, through today, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.

"5 in 5," recent work by Frances Hill, Jinja Kim, Deborah Pacheco, Arlene Woo and George Woollard, through tomorrow, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.

"Raindrops on Waikiki," new prints and Valentine's Day specials by Rosalie Prussing, through tomorrow, Ko'olau Gallery. 988-4147.

Paintings by Warren Stenberg and Wood Turnings by Hank Whittington, through tomorrow, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery. 233-7323.

"Land Mines: Remnants of War," a photo documentary of Cambodians injured by land mines, through tomorrow, Soullenz Gallery. 525-7757.

"Floral Splendor," watercolors by Gay Jefferson, through tomorrow, A Gift For All Seasons Gallery, Kaimuki. 737-9038.

Works by Rory Tani and Julie Toriki, art from participants of the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program, through tomorrow, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. 531-3511.

"Four Seasons," Oriental art by Shirley Pu Wills, Kikuko Taguchi and Koichi Morita, through tomorrow, Parker Ranch Historic Homes' Puuopelu Gallery; admission is $8.50 for adults and $6.50 for children younger than 12. (808) 885-7311.

Small Works Show 2005, annual exhibit of small-scale works jurored by Victoria Gail-White, The Honolulu Advertiser's art critic, through tomorrow, Kukui Grove Shopping Center's exhibition hall, Lihu'e, Kaua'i.

"Tibet — Sacred Visions," photographs by Chick Alsop, through Thursday, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.

Community College Art, statewide exhibition of student work juried by Harry Tsuchidana and Keiko Bonk, through Friday, Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 236-9155.

"A Taste of Art," juried exhibition of pastels, through Friday, Kapi'olani Community College's fine-dining room in the 'Ohelo Building. 734-9374.

Local Artists: Watercolors by Steve Bettman, oils by Sandra Blazel, pen and ink drawing and watercolors of cats by Suma Cohn and landscape and seascape paintings by Mark Brown, through Saturday, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3366.

ONGOING EXHIBITS (Listed by closing date)

Creation of a sand mandala, monks from the eastern Tibetan monastery of Dzindu and Stanford University's Robert Clark make a sand mandala (sacred cosmic diagram) continues during museum hours through March 6. The monks perform rituals to invoke and reintegrate wisdom, peace, compassion, love and brotherhood as they work in the Buddhist gallery of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.

"Art in Prison," drawings from inmates at the Honolulu Federal Detention Facility, through March 9, Honolulu Hale Courtyard Gallery. 527-5666.

"Visual Oxymorons," sculptures by visiting artist Ginny Ruffner, through March 11, reception 6-8 p.m. March 7, UH-Manoa Commons Gallery. 956-6888.

"Earth Stories," recent works by Deborah Young and Barbara Okamoto, through March 11, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery. 544-0287.

"Window Series," paintings by Noreen Naughton and "Bullet Forms," ceramics by Paul Nash, through March 11, Koa Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.

"A Collector's Journey and Legacy," selected works from the Sterling collection; "Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation Gift," 15 small theatrical box constructions by Joseph Cornell; and "Personal Mythologies," earlier, recent and future acquisitions from the museum collection and on loan that complement the Cornell exhibit; through March 13, Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.

"Gods and Demons, Monkeys and Men: Masks of Southeast Asia," examples of styles of mask theatre in Indonesia, Thailand and Cambodia, through March 16, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.

"The Sacred Order of the Esteemed Brotherhood," works by Duncan Dempster, Ian Gillespie, Cade Roster, Dan Rudoy and Jason Teraoka, through March 16, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Community Gallery. 945-7633.

77th annual Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition, juried by Kathan Brown, through March 18, Academy Art Center at Linekona, first-floor gallery. 536-5507.

"Variations on a Meditation," new works by Debroah Gottheil Nehmad, through March 18, Academy Art Center at Linekona, second-floor gallery. 536-5507.

"Still Life," recent paintings on canvas by Russell Sunabe, through March 18, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.

"Molas: Mythical, Marvelous, Magnificent," hand-sewn and decorated cloth from the academy's collection created by the Cuna Indians of South America, through March 27, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Textile Gallery. 532-8701.

"Circles of Joy," watercolor abstracts by Cindy Conklin; "Priceless Imperfection: Beyond Baroque," pearl jewelry by Zara Scoville; and "Eclecticism," new works in glass by Brendan Jackson, through March 31, Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

"Picture the Future," works by elementary students of Hanahau'oli School, through April 1, Art of Vision Gallery, Laser Eye Center of Hawaii. 946-6000.

"Four 4 Four," art by Simone Cahill Berlin, Debbie Mitchell, Ria Keltz-Remenar and Jackie Watson, through April 2, Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 627-1079.

Neo Rauch Works 1994-1000, paintings from the Leipziger Volks-zeitung collection, through April 17, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Clare Booth Luce Gallery. 532-8701.

"Inner Scapes," abstract paintings and sculptures from the collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, extended through April 23, and "Enriched by Diversity: The Art of Hawai'i," works from the 1960s to the present in a variety of media by Island artists, continuing, with docent-led tours available, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.

"The Art of Rice: Spirit and Sustenance in Asia," art and artifacts explore the significance of rice for Asian cultures, through April 24, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Henry R. Luce Gallery. 532-8701.

"Under Currents," recent work by Dorothy Faison; "Solo," fabric art by Akiko Kotani; and "Draw," recent work by Hal Lum and Karin Mori, through May 3, Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.

"where? doku ni? when? itsu? why? naze?" paintings by Ryuta Nakajima curated by Yida Wang, through May 4, Kuykendall Gallery, Kuykendall Hall, Room 106, UH-Manoa. 956-6978.

"Paul Emmert: Views of Hawai'i," first rotation of ink, wash and graphite drawings of O'ahu and Honolulu, through May 22, Honolulu Academy of Art, Holt Gallery. The second rotation, May 26-July 17, will feature views of the Kona Coast and Kilauea Volcano. 532-8701.

"Eternal Presence: Handprints and Footprints in Buddhist Art," sculptures, paintings and works on paper from Tibet, India, Pakistan, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and Japan, through May 29, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Asian Gallery. 532-8701.

"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the museum's collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa from textile collection, ongoing, second-floor galleries, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700

"Arts of the Philippines," permanent exhibition of works from museum's collection, ongoing, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts. 532-8701.

Works by Yuan Y. Shaw, oil paintings, jewelry and sculptures, ongoing, Color Street Gallery, 841 Bishop St., Suite 155. 521-1138.

Wood Lathe Art, works by Uwe and Natalia Dost shown with works by Kim Duffet, Francis Pimmel, Elmer Adams and Roy Tsumoto, ongoing, Uwe Dost Studio Gallery, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Alii Tower Plaza. 947-3100.

"Na Hale 'O Waiawi," site-specific installation by Patrick Dougherty created from strawberry guava and rose-apple saplings, ongoing, Contemporary Museum. 526-1322.

OTHER VENUES (Listed by closing date)

"Color of the Moment," photographs by C.J. Lileikis, through March 20, Sure Shot Cafe. 523-2326.

Photographs by Dann Bohlman, through March 28, Ground Floor Restaurant, 727 Richards St. 538-6012.

"Seven: II," exhibit of paintings by Nadine Ferraro, Kloe Kang, Karen Lee, Birgitta Leitner, Katherine Love, Mary Mitsuda and Yida Wang, through April 24, Contemporary Museum Caf?. 526-1322.

2005 Spring Art Show, works by local artists, through April 30, Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.

"Dreaming ... Contemporary Photographers Working in Color," works by local artists, through May 14, Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom. 597-1647.


Paintings by Kyungsoo Lee, through March 10, Kaua'i Museum Mezzanine Gallery. (808) 245-6931.

"Maui, He lei Ho'ailona," paintings by Betty Hay Freeland, through March 10, Village Galleries, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.

Highlights from the Salmon Collection of Asian Art, scroll paintings, Chinese furniture and carpets, Japanese woodblock prints, jewelry, porcelain and other artifacts, through March 31, Hawaii Preparatory Academy's Isaacs Art Center, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-5884.

2005 Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition, juried show of works from artists from the cultures and nations of the Pacific Ocean, through April 14, UH-Hilo Campus Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 974-7524.

"Paintings and Drawings of Territorial Hawai'i," paintings, sketches and watercolors by Jan Schaafsma, 1910-1945, from the collection of the Schaafsma family and the museum, extended through Oct. 5, Lyman Museum, Hilo, Big Island. (808) 935-5021.


Oil Painting Classes, Dina Holland leads an "all levels" class, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 1-22; also oil painting class with Gerald Murai, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, March 5-26; East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, Big Island; $60 to $65 either class. Call for supply list and required registration: (808) 935-9085.

Oil Painting Classes, lessons in impressionist techniques using brush and pallet knife for beginning and experienced students. One- and half-hour classes are held at the Color Street Gallery and taught by Yuan Shaw; $30 per session. Call for complete schedule: 383-0998.

Art Classes, ongoing instruction in various media for children and adults, with new classes beginning this month, Tradewinds Gallery, Windward Mall, Kane'ohe. Call for complete schedule and tuition: 952-0309.


"Portraits of Hawaii," applications available for the 2005 Canon Amateur Photo Contest. Photographs must be your own work, and you must be willing to assign all copyrights to Canon USA. Call for entry form and other requirements: 522-5930. Deadline for submissions is tomorrow.

Art Maui 2005 seeks works in various media completed within the past two years by residents of Maui and not previously exhibited for the March 13-April 10 juried show at the Schaefer International Gallery. Prospectus and entry form are at www.artmaui.com. Entry fee is $10 each for a maximum of two entries. Online entry deadline is tomorrow, with artworks received from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday. (808) 244-8272.

Windward Artists Guild calls for entries for the 46th annual juried open exhibition scheduled for March 11-April 22 and for cash prizes. See prospectus at www.HawaiiWAG.org or call 235-5545 or 261-2481. Submission 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Exhibit Space, 1132 Bishop St.

Plein Air Painters of Hawaii, forming a statewide organization to support plein-air artists. Submit five slides of your work with an membership application for a juried classification of membership categories. Download from www.pleinairpaintersofhawaii.com or call (808) 875-7357, (808) 281-3177. Call for application by March 9.

Honolulu Academy of Arts seeks 35 slide entries of works in various media from Hawai'i residents for the June 2-July 24 Artists of Hawai'i 2005 juried exhibition. Entry fee is $5 per work. Reach the art museum at 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96814, or call 532-8700. Deadline for slide entries with entry form is noon on March 12.

Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation seeks film entries for the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival to be held May 26-29. Entry forms available at www.hglcf.org or by calling 381-1952. Fees for entries postmarked by the March 15 deadline are $20 for projects shorter than 30 minutes and $30 for projects more than 30 minutes long (entry fees waived for all Hawai'i-based filmmakers).

The state Division of Forestry and Wildlife seeks submission of paintings featuring the black francolin in Hawai'i habitat for the 2005-2006 Hawai'i Wildlife Conservation Stamp which is used for hunting licenses and is available to collectors. Winning entry receives a maximum fee of $1000. For submission requirements visit www.dofaw.net or call 587-0166.

Color Street Gallery seeks artists and jewelers interested in exhibiting; ongoing. 383-0998.

Gallery on the Pali seeks artists interested in exhibiting, for the 2005 Abilities juried show call the Adult Mental Health office at 538-3418; for the Flowers and Poetry Show in 2006 call 538-1052; for one-person or group exhibitions in the gallery call 526-1191.

Hawaii Student Digital Showcase television program, seeks submission of videotaped public service announcements, mini-documentaries, shorts, music videos and animation for airing on a weekly program on DOE Channel 56. Also, looking for male high school students to introduce the videos. 837-8004.

Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, 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.