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Posted on: Sunday, May 22, 2005

Art Calendar

Advertiser Staff


"Everyone Paddles Together: Building Public Support for Culture and the Arts," workshops for the arts community with Jonathan Katz, CEO of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, sponsored by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, 1 p.m. tomorrow, Mission Memorial Auditorium; 1 p.m. Tuesday, Kaua'i Community College, Technology Room; 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui; 1 p.m. Thursday, East Hawai'i Cultural Center, Hilo. 586-0909, ken.hamilton@hawaii.gov.

"Art on the Outside," tour with docent Patrick Norman, 2:30-4 p.m. today; and "Essence of Hawaiian Art," tour with Millie Liu, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free with museum admission, $7 general and $4 military, seniors and students. Reservations: 532-8700.

ARTafterDARK: Turkish Delights, themed party with belly-dancing, live music, gallery activities, film screenings and Middle East-inspired food and drinks, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.

"Workspace A to Z: the Artists Who Made It Happen," exhibit over six consecutive Saturdays, featuring artists who have shown their work at the soon-to-close gallery: artists I-N, 6-8 p.m. Saturday and June 4, and artists O-Z 6-8 p.m. June 11 and 18; workspace (gallery is open only for these Saturday-evening exhibits). 732-2300.


Art on the Zoo Fence, more than 35 Island artists display their work for sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue.

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

Rudy Gonzalez shows his techniques, 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, Maui. (808) 874-8583.

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

Painting Demonstration by Island 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.


"Seeing it Through," photographs by the late scientist/photographer Al Benedict, author of "Ka Iwi: Survival of a Coast," tomorrow through June 24; reception 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Kapi'olani Community College, Lama Library. 734-9674.

"Metalmorphosis," jewelry and sculpture by eight women, Thursday through June 25; reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday; Koa Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.

"Paul Emmert: Views of Hawai'i (second rotation)," views of Kona Coast and Kilauea Volcano, Thursday through July 17, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Holt Gallery. 532-8701.

"With Eyes Wide Open," new paintings by Mark Norseth; "Beadlieve It or Knot," beaded jewelry and unique lampwork glass beads by Charlene Tashima and Joel Park; and "Recent Works" of ceramics by Janice Brown, Friday through June 30, The Gallery, Ward Centre. 597-8034.

"Lavascapes and Subterranean Visions," paintings of Donna Carnegie, Saturday through July 4; reception 5-7 p.m. Saturday; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-7565, volcanoartcenter.org.


"Paul Emmert: Views of Hawai'i (first rotation)," ink, wash and graphite drawings of O'ahu and Honolulu, through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Holt Gallery. 532-8701.

Exhibit of Wood Sculpture and Paintings, works by Crystal Lockwood and David Gallegos, through today, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. (808) 967-7565.

"Bountiful Beads," beaded and woven jewelry by Barbara Edelstein; "Mostly Pastels," paintings by Helen Iaea; "Motion, Commotion and Emotion," ceramics by Jeffrey Berenberg, Shannon Lambert, Cory Lum and Charlene Tashima; through Thursday, Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

"Linear Liaisons," recent work on paper by Noelani Block, through Friday, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.

"Flash Blink Luck," photographs by Jayson Tanega, through Friday, Canon Gallery. 522-5930.

"Abilities," third annual show of works by people with mental illnesses, through Friday, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.

"Arte al Fresco," mixed-media works by emerging artists Debi Huebler, Gallyn, Jerry Mayfield, Barbara Okamoto, Paula Rath, Elaine Seaver, Linda Spadaro and Deborah Young, through Friday, Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.

Invitational glass show and ceramics by Gordon Lee and students of Kamehameha Schools, through Friday, East Hawai'i Cultural Center, Big Island. (808) 961-5711.

Portraits of Pele Invitational, plus recent Big Island paintings by Rod Cameron, through Friday, Wailoa Center, Big Island. (808) 933-0416.

"Landscape Statement — Lay of the Land," new works by Gallyn, Tamara Moan and Marcia Pasqua, through Saturday, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.

"Fruit of the Dreamtrees," visions from the subconscious by Corey Avecilla, Aaron Char, Scott Fitzel, K.C. Grennan, Mike Harrison, Lucille Morelli and Peter Murray, through Saturday, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.

ONGOING EXHIBITS (Listed by closing date)

Aloha Ho'omaluhia Exhibition XXI, multimedia works that reflect the beauty of the gardens by 15 Island artists, through May 29, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery. 233-7323.

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

"Nothing Ever Happens," traveling exhibit of paintings, sculptures and drawings by Yoshitomo Nara, plus a multimedia slide show of his photography exclusive for this exhibit, through May 29, Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.

Patrick Doell: Acrylic Landscapes, through May 31, Ko'olau Gallery. 988-4147.

"Decentralizing the Center: P-factory & Friends," works by group of international and Mainland artists, through May 31, thirtyninehotel. 599-2552.

"Visions of Diversity — Emerging Photographers 2005," works by students of photography classes offered by UH Outreach College's New Media program, through June 1, South Street Gallery. 525-5212.

"The Palace and the People: Arts of Rajasthan," arts and artifacts demonstrate the diversity of motifs among the villagers, nomadic people, and the urban merchants and nobility of Rajasthan, through June 3, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.

Paintings by Holly Katura and Robert James, through June 4, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3366.

Neo Rauch Works 1994-2002, paintings from the Leipziger Volks-zeitung collection, extended through June 5, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Clare Booth Luce Gallery. 532-8701.

Sandra Blazel, new paintings, through June 8, Bethel Street Gallery. 524-3552.

"Kokoro: Cherished Japanese Traditions in Hawai'i," cultural arts as featured in the book by the same title by the Japanese Women's Society of Honolulu, including chigirie (torn-paper collage), bonsai and calligraphy, through June 10, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i. 945-7633.

"Your Art Show," mixed-media works by staff and vendors who work at 1132 Bishop St., through June 17, Exhibit Space, 1132 Bishop St. 440-2714.

"Expressions from the Heart," retrospective of works by Rikiya Asai, through July 1, Art of Vision Gallery at the Laser Eye Center of Honolulu. 946-6000.

"Shaping the void, hands empty of desire," ceramics by Kauka de Silva, through July 1, bibelot. 738-0368.

"Pet Project," multimedia works by 20 Hawaii artists, through July 22, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery. 544-0287.

"American Studio Sculpture," early-20th-century works from the academy's collection, through July 24, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Graphic Arts Gallery. 532-8701.

"Inside/Out: The Body," works of Deirdre Britt, Jeeun Kim and Richard Earl Leong Yu Ralya, through July 31, Contemporary Museum.

"Nostalgic Japan," landscapes by Kawase Hasui from 1883 to 1957, through Aug. 7, Honolulu Academy of Arts, James A. Michener Gallery. 532-8701.

"Defining Home: Native Woods, Western Objects," Hawaiian furniture and furnishings and the history of furniture-making in Hawai'i, through Aug. 20, Mission Houses Museum.

"Reflecting Hawai'i," juried exhibition of two-dimensional works by artists of Hawai'i, through Sept. 3, Diamond Head galleries; and "Enriched by Diversity: The Art of Hawai'i," works from the 1960s to the present in various media by Island artists, continuing, with docent-led tours available, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.

"HNL to NY," a group exhibition of painting, photography, sculpture and installation art by 12 contemporary artists born and/or raised in Hawai'i who now live in New York, through Sept. 27, Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.

"Na Akua Wahine: Celebrating the Female Gods of Hawai'i Nei," female 'aumakua images and contemporary works depicting the women deities of Hawai'i, through October, Bishop Museum Vestibule Gallery; included with admission of $14.95 general and $11.95 children 4-12, kama'aina discounts available. 847-3511.

"Tennis Dessus," site-specific installation of hand-painted art on the musuem's tennis courts by Michael Ming Hong Lin of Taiwan, through December, Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.

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

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

Wood Lathe Art, works by Uwe and Natalia Dost shown with works by Kim Duffet, Francis Pimmel, Elmer Adams and Roy Tsumoto, at 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, Contemporary Museum. 526-0232.

OTHER VENUES (Listed by closing date)

"Peace With Aloha," children's art, through May 31, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Honolulu Hale, Lane Gallery. 523-4674.

"Peace With Aloha," children's art, through May 30, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; Kapolei Hale. 523-4674.

Mixed-media Works by Kyle Usui, through May 31, J Salon, 1128 Nu'uanu Ave. 550-4441.

Works by Lynn Matsuoka, gicles and prints from her Kabuki and Hula collections, though May 31, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.

"Beautiful Hawaii!" paintings and sketches by George Yiu Fong Chan, through May 31, Borders, Ward Centre. 591-8995.

"Floral Menagerie," watercolors by Yasuko Abeshima, through May 31, A Gift for All Seasons Gallery, Kaimuki. 737-9038.

"Bright Color Impressions of the Beauty of Life," Yuan Y. Shaw's new oil paintings, through June 10, Pauahi Tower, second-floor lobby, Bishop Square. 383-0998.

Works by Michael Chun and Kathy Paaina, student work from the Louis Vuitton Creative Art Program, through June 30, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Art Gallery. 531-3511.

"John Coltrane's Ear, Buddha's Hand, Jacob's Ladder," large painting by Rosalinda Kolb, through June, Coffeeline (inside Atherton YMCA). 778-7909, 395-9065.

"Insights," biennial juried show, sponsored by National League of American Pen Women, through July 1, Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 627-1079.

10th annual Student Art Exhibit, mixed-media works by students of Haward Farrant from Waialua Intermediate and High School, through July 30, Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS (Listed by closing date)

Rick Frazier, Big Island artist's works made of Hawaiian wood, through June 5; reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. today; Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kohala, Big Island. (808) 886-1234.

"Pacific Voyagers, Canoes," exhibit of canoes from the 2004 Festival of Canoes in Lahaina, including paddles, drums and tools used in their making plus black and white photographs by Masako Cordray of the festival, Friday through June 5, Scheafer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului. (808) 242-2787.

Kauai Society of Artists' Membership Show 2005, through June 18, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihu'e, Kaua'i.

"Slippahs and Such," woodblock prints, and oil and watercolor paintings by Mary Spears reflecting Hawai'i and Polynesia, through June, Pu'uopelu Gallery, Parker Ranch Historic Homes, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-5433.

Anne Schneider and Chris Kurz, oil paintings and stained/fused glass, through July 15; Kauai Museum. (808) 826-6720.

"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 Lyman Museum, through Oct. 5; also, "Grandfather's House," interactive, full-scale replica of a 1930s Korean home, through March, Lyman Museum, Hilo, Big Island. (808) 935-5021.


"Beginning-Intermediate Wood Carving," Polynesian master carvers teach noncredit UH course, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, tomorrow-Jun. 29. Windward Community College, Hale 'Iolani; $300. Registration: 956-8400, www.outreach.hawaii.edu.

"From View Camera to PhotoShop: Four Decades in Photography," talk by Ted Orland, noted West Coast photographer, 7-9 p.m. Friday, UH-Manoa Art Building Auditorium; free. 956-7221, www.outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm.

"Digital Photography Workshop: Beyond the Darkroom," intensive, hands-on class with noted West Coast photographer Ted Orland, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-May 29, UHM MultiMedia Lab; $200. Registration: 956-3752, www.outreach.hawaii.edu.

Contemporary Figure Drawing Class, six-sessions with instructor Tom Tomita in portrait and situational drawing in a variety of media, 6:30-9 p.m. each Tuesday, Art Board; $150. 949-0700.

Pen and Ink Drawing Class, six sessions with instructor Prue in techniques that raise pen and ink from a preliminary layout to a complete work in itself, 6:30-9 p.m. each Tuesday, Art Board; $150. 949-0700.

Art Classes, ongoing instruction in various media for children and adults, Tradewinds Gallery, Windward Mall, Kane'ohe. Call for schedule and tuition: 952-0309.


Hawaii Potters' Guild meeting, with ceramist Yukio Ozaki giving a slide show of his work, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hawaii Potters' Guild. 591-8539.

Bead Society meeting, featuring mixed-media beading with Sandy Suetsugu, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Academy of Art Center at Linekona. 487-2090.

Pastel Artists of Hawaii seeks entries for the June 13-July 8 open show juried by Desmond O'Hagan. Call for a prospectus and details: 538-1052. Entries due June 11 at Pauahi Tower.

Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College seeks works on paper or works easily reproduced on paper for its Portable Art — Portable Peace Exhibit, a mass construction. Deadline for entry is June 17; inquire for criteria: 734-9674, koaglry@hawaii .edu.

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.

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