Honolulu Academy of Arts announces free admission to the museum, Tuesdays-Sundays, through May14 when the exhibit "Life in the Pacific of the 1700s" closes. 532-8700.
"A Visit to Old England," tour of the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, led by docent Stephen McClaran, 2:30-4 p.m. today, at the academy; also, "Baroque and Rococo Decorative," led by Jean Culbertson, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday and March 5; free. Reservations: 532-8700.
Gallery Talk, artists Noe Tanigawa and Lori Ohtani speak on their work in the current exhibit "Witnessing," 11 a.m. tomorrow, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
Art of Alan M. Leitner, lecture by the artist on his paintings, part of the ArtLunch series, noon Tuesday, Hawai'i State Art Museum's multi-purpose room; free. 586-0900.
"Art at the Center, Art at the Edges," lecture by Stuart Kestenbaum, director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, UH-Manoa Art Auditorium; free. 956-5260.
Artist Demonstration, meet artist in residence Eide Hansamut and watch her sculpt and paint, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; also, artist reception for artist in resident, Ralph Michaelis, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday; The Gallery at Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kohala Coast, Big Island; free admission. (808) 886-2199.
First Friday Art Walk, visit downtown galleries, 5-9 p.m. Friday, with exhibits including "Wearable Art of Vicky Durand" at Kaimalino Designs (537-2248), works by Hawaiian artists at nine galleries participating in the Maoli Arts Month (MAMo) Festival, a silent auction at Bethel Street Gallery (524-3552) and live Hawaiian music from Makana, Kupa'aina, Paula Fuga and Kamau at the "Live from the Lawn" event at the Hawai'i State Art Museum (586-0900). Information and maps available at various downtown galleries. 521-2903, 521-1812, 531-5122.
Art on the Zoo Fence, more than 35 Island artists display their works, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue.
Demonstrations by Island artists, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i, Ward Warehouse; free. Call for scheduled artists: 596-8885.
"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 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.
OPENING THIS WEEK
Works by Paula Nokes and Lauren Okano, presented by the Balcony Gallery, today through June 23, opening reception 5-7 p.m. today, Duc's Bistro. 263-4434.
"It's Na'au or Newa," 16 contemporary Maoli (Native Hawaiian) artists and poets exhibit works in a variety of media, coordinated by the Bishop Museum, part of the Maoli Arts Month (MAMo) Festival, Tuesday through March 25, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"A contribution to a conversation that started way before we were born," art by Hawaiian artists, part of the MAMo Festival, Tuesday through March 31, receptions 5-9 p.m. Friday, Louis Pohl Gallery (521-1812) and Pacific Traditions Gallery (531-5122).
"Sacred Hawai'i Series," photographs by Lani Yamasaki, Into Gallery, 40 N. Hotel St. 536-2266.
"Ululani," works by Merna Joan Watta and Diana Tatiana Leaf, Tuesday through April 1, artist reception 3-5 p.m. March 18, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"Film-based in ages from Kapalama," photographic works by students of Kamehameha Schools, Wednesday through March 30, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"The Fan," paintings by Elaine Matsuda, Wednesday through March 31, Ko'olau Gallery. 988-4147.
Works by Ador Quijano and Shizue Nakayama, art by patients, Wednesday through April 30, Louis Vuitton Creative Art Gallery, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. 531-3511.
Works by Lorena Long, Wednesday through April 30, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.
"Art in Public Places," works in a variety of media collected by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Friday through Sept. 2, opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday, Hawai'i State Art Museum's Diamond Head Gallery. 5896-0900.
"New Leaves From the Man'yoshu," paintings and ceramics by Yasumasa Suzuki and Seiran Suzuki, co-sponsored by the UH Center for Japanese Studies, UH Center for Korean Studies, Consulate-General of Japan in Honolulu and the UH Library, Friday through March 20, opening reception 4-7 p.m. Friday, UH-Manoa Hamilton Library's Bridge Gallery and Phase II Gallery. 543-3111.
"4 Island Artists," works in various media by Kau'i Chun, Ku'uipo Philomena Kalahiki-Morales, McD Philpotts and Harinani Orme, Friday through March 18, Pegge Hopper Gallery. 524-1160.
"my own little planet: souvenirs from my world," ceramics by Daven Hee from his personal collection, and recent works, Friday through March 31, opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"Hawaiian Awakening," photographs by Victor Giordano, Friday through March 31, rRed Elephant Gallery. 545-2468.
Works by Bumpei Akaji, exhibit and sale, Saturday through March 18, opening reception 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Satoru's Art Gallery. 271-9595.
Gyotaku by Dewitt Lickie and abstracts by Mihoko, through March 11, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3368.
78th annual Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition, 100 contemporary works by Hawai'i printmakers in a variety media selected by jurist Paul Rangell, through March 17, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8742, 536-5507.
"Golden Threads," quilts by Lea Ingram and glass vessels by Bud Spindt, through March 17, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8742.
"Folded Space and Other Recent Works," paintings by Debbie Young; "Beadifferent," lampwork glass bead jewelry by Charlene Tashima and Joel Park; "Sake, Tea and Flowers," ceramics by Jeffrey Berenberg, Mieko Markwart, Diane Chen, Masae Ishii and Cory Lum; and "Latest Ceramics" by Esther Nowell, through March 30, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Flow," paintings by Elena Garcia, through April 9, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-8222.
"Life in the Pacific: The 21st Century," through April 23, Honolulu Academy of Arts courtyards; featuring documentary photographs of traditional Pacific Island culture today as seen by students who studied photography through a program at the academy to complement the current exhibit "Life in the Pacific of the 1700s." 532-8701.
"Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in South African Contemporary Art," works by 17 South African artists working in a variety of media, through May 7, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Life in the Pacific of the 1700s: The Cook/Forster Collection of the George August University of Gottingen," artifacts from the second and third Pacific voyages by Capt. James Cook between 1768 and 1779, including cultural objects from New Zealand, Tonga, Tahiti, the Marquesas, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Hawai'i and the Northwest Coast of America, through May 14, Honolulu Academy of Arts Luce Galleries. 532-8701.
"Tropical Reflections," drawings, paintings and sculpture by Jun Kaneko and "Over There," paintings by Erika Luecke, through June 6, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"Bright Life, Bright Music," painting by H.H. Wong inspired by the nightlife of Chinese music clubs, through today, Robyn Buntin of Honolulu. 523-5913.
10th annual Canon Employee Photo Contest, vote for your favorite from an array of photographs taken by the staff of the Honolulu Canon store, through tomorrow, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
Drawings and Engravings, works by Jared Wickware, through Feb. 27, Cathedral of Out Lady of Peace gallery. 536-7036.
"Color Flow," works by Chuck Davis, Gay Jefferson, Mapuana Schneider and Paul Tamaoka, through Tuesday, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.
"Myna & Friends," prints and Valentine's specials by Rosalie Prussing, through Tuesday, Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
Works by David Boynton, photographs of rare and endangered Hawaiian birds on Kaua'i, through Tuesday, Kaimalino Designs, 3 N. Pauahi St. 537-2248.
Aloha Show, 36th annual juried all-media show by members of the Association of Hawaii artists, through Tuesday, Honolulu Hale. 637-2562, 239-6066.
"ART-10 From the HEART," multi-media works from 10 members of the Association of Hawaii Artists, through Tuesday, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens gallery, Kane'ohe. 239-6066.
"The Apple and the Tree," a father-and-daughter exhibit by Danton and Nicole Naone features his pencil drawings of paniolo and her multi-media works including photography and painting, through Tuesday, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.
"Rhythm of Colors," floral oil paintings by Noriko, through Tuesday, Art Board Gallery. 536-0121.
Works by Peter Oyama and Keith Furugen, art by patients, through Tuesday, Louis Vuitton Creative Art Gallery, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. 531-3511.
43rd annual Hawai'i Region of the Scholastic Art Awards 2006, Island students in grades 7-12 display their award-winning, multimedia artworks, through Wednesday, The Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street, second-level lobby. 440-2714.
"Witnessing," multimedia exhibit of works by six women artists: Gail Harada, Keiko Hatano, Tsugumi Iwasaki-Higbee, Jessica Kim-Campuspos, Lori Ohtani and Noe Tanigawa, through Friday, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
David Smith: Printmaker, lithographs, photo-lithographs, etchings and photo-etchings, through Friday, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.
"Garden of Spirits," sculptures by John Tanji Koga, through Friday, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, Community Gallery. 945-7633.
"Small Works Show 2006," small-scale art in a variety of media presented by the Kauai Society of Artists and jurored by Shigeru Miyamoto, through Friday, Kukui Grove exhibition hall, Lihu'e, Kaua'i.
"Found," works by Gaye Chan, Jodi Endicott, Alicia Francis, Marcia Morse, Koi Ozu, San Shoppell/Margot Sharff and Joshua Tollefson, through Saturday, Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
(LISTED BY CLOSING DATE)
"The Shining One: The Tale of Genji in Edo,"Japanese woodblock prints from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, with visual interpretation of the novel "Genji Monogatari," from the Edo period, 1615-1868, through March 5, at the academy's James A. Michener Gallery. 532-8701.
Works by Chris Campbell and Nancy Vilhauer, through March 5, Cedar Street Galleries. 589-1580.
"The Cutting Edge: Extreme Fiber," multimedia textile works by 26 Island artists and co-curated by Sanit and Carol Khewhok, through March 10, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"Inner Scapes," abstract modern art from the collection of the Hawai'i State Art Museum, through March 10, Gallery 'Iolani at Windward Community College, Kane'ohe. 236-9155.
"Ho'ohuli, To Turn Around," works by contemporary Hawaiian artists along with items from the Bishop Museum's collection, curated by Meleana Meyer, through March 12, Bishop Museum, Vestibule Gallery; included with museum admission of $14.95 general and $11.95 ages 4-12; kama'aina discounts. 847-3511.
"Anti-Valentine's Day Show," works in an unromantic vein by KC Grennan, Daven Hee, Aaron Padilla, Carl Pao, Diana Sanchez and Maika'i Tubbs, through March 12, Lodestar Collective, Uluniu Arts Building, Kailua. 262-4606.
"Que Rico el Mambo," video art, large-scale video stills and musical tracks explore the bandleader Damaso Perez Prado who popularized the mambo, created by Julio César Morales, through March 18, thirtyninehotel. 599-2552.
"Persian Visions," contemporary photography from Iran, through April 9, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Asian Wing Gallery 14. 532-8701.
"Kapa Moe," Hawaiian sleep coverings made from the wauke (mulberry) plant, through April 9, Textile Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Life in the Pacific: The 21st Century," through April 23, Honolulu Hale courtyard gallery; featuring documentary photographs of traditional Pacific Island culture today as seen by students who studied photography through a program at the Honolulu Academy of Art to complement the "Life in the Pacific of the 1700s" exhibit at the academy. 527-5666, www.honolulu.gov/moca.
"Portraits of Persons, Views of Places, and Historical Representations of Remarkable Incidents," John Webber's images of Hawai'i created during his voyages to the Hawaiian Islands with Capt. James Cook, from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, through April 30, at the academy's Holt Gallery. 532-8701.
"Custom and Creativity: The Arts of the Upland Philippines," traditional artforms including basketry, ceremonial items, wood carving, weaving and contemporary photographs, video and paintings, through May 2, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.
"Philippines: To the Plantations and Beyond," exhibit to honor the 100th anniversary of Filipinos in Hawai'i, with photographs and costumes of Filipino workers; a tribute to the "All Filipino Regiments" who served in the U.S. military; and a display of leaders of Filipino ancestry, through Dec. 31, Hawai'i Plantation Village's Goro Arakawa Exhibit Room, Waipahu; free admission. 677-0110, www.hawaiiplantationvillage.com.
"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the Honolulu Academy of Arts' collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa, at the academy's second-floor galleries. 532-8701.
"Tennis Dessus," site-specific installation of hand-painted art on the museum's tennis courts by Michael Ming Hong Lin of Taiwan, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.
"Arts of the Philippines," permanent exhibition from the Honolulu Academy of Arts' collection, in the academy's Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts. 532-8701.
"Na Hale 'O Waiawi," site-specific installation by Patrick Dougherty, created from strawberry guava and rose-apple saplings, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.
"Enriched by Diversity: The Art of Hawai'i," works from the 1960s to the present in various media by Island artists, with docent-led tours available, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.
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"In Here Out There," works by Nitya Brighenti, Etsuko Douglass, Rebecca Horne, Margaret South and Buddy Summers, through March 19, Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 627-1079.
"96813," paintings by Sabra Rae Feldstein and photographs by Hawkins Biggins, through April 1, Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Pua Mae 'Ole, Flower That Never Fades," works by David Behlke, Linda Hutchinson, Anne Irons, Mark Kadota and Noriko Wakayama, through April 21, Sub-Zero/Wolf showroom. 597-1647.
"Vibrations of the Soul," abstract paintings by Akiyo Ohgury, through April 28, Laser Eye Center of Hawai'i's Vision Gallery. 946-6000.
Photographs by Dana Forsberg, san shoppell and Mark Yoakum, through April 30, The Contemporary Cafe. 526-1322.
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Oils by Betty Hay Freeland, through March 9, Village Galleries, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.
"Plein Air Workshop on Maui," Julie Houck teaches the principles of light and color and the basics of capturing nature on canvas, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, various Maui locations; $325. Registration and locations: (808) 873-0597, www.juliehouck.com.
Hawaii Craftsmen Workshops, apply to participate in classes taught by guest artists in wood, silver, ceramics and glass to be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 25-27; download an application at www.hawaiicraftsmen.org/programs.htm or call 596-8128. Registration deadline is Wednesday.
"Character Animation (plain and simple)," workshop by Kevin Johnson of IDT/Fox Entertainment, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Kapi'olani Community College, Kopiko 202; free. Reservation: 735-3879.
Paste Paper Workshop, Ira Ono teaches the art of paper making, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and March 5, HMA Building, 1360 Beretania St.; sponsored by the Hawaii Stitchery & Fibre Arts Guild; $125 for guild members, $150 for nonmembers. Registration: 845-7952.
Basics in Oil, classes by Elaine Matsuda for ages 12-17 in brush stroke and palette knife techniques, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 4-6 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays, Midori Art Studio, 2639 S. King St., Suite 204; $150 includes supply fees for five-week series of classes. 952-0309.
Oil-painting classes, learn composition and color from Noriko Wakayama, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays; also, Watercolor Classes led by Koko Toyomura teaches how to create mood through the use of color and shade, 3-5:30 p.m. Saturdays; The Art Board; $100 per month for either ongoing class. 536-0121.
Oil-painting classes, impressionist techniques using brush or palette knife, for beginning and experienced students, series of six classes (90 minutes each); $270 for the series, taught at the YWCA on Richards Street. For schedule: 383-0998.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Canon USA Hawai'i seeks photographs for the 10th Canon Amateur Photo Contest in April at Canon Art Gallery. Works by nonprofessional photographers who are Hawai'i residents will be accepted until Tuesday. 522-5930.
Maui Arts & Cultural Center seeks woodworkers and furniture makers for two projects to be commissioned by the center: a sculptural bench for the Castle Theater lobby and 10-15 benches for the outdoor arcades. Send resume and digital images of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposal deadline is Wednesday. 242-2787.
Honolulu Academy of Arts announces that the prospectus and entry forms for the 56th annual Artist of Hawai'i 2006 exhibition, scheduled for June 22-July 30, are available. Artists may submit 35mm slides of their works with the form and $5 per entry before noon on March 11. 532-8700.
Windward Artists Guild accepts two- and three-dimensional works for their March 17-May 5 juried open exhibition, 9 a.m.-noon March 11, Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street. Entry fee for nonmembers is $20 plus $6 per piece to a maximum of five pieces; guild members, $10 plus $5 per entry up to five pieces. Prospectus and entry form: www.hawaiiwag.org, 235-5545.
VSA arts seeks works from artists 22 and older who have a physical or mental disability for the juried "Transformation" exhibit scheduled for June in Washington, D.C. Winning artists will receive roundtrip tickets to view their work on display. Enter two slides of earlier work and three slides of current work completed within a five-year span. Details and entry forms at www.vsarts.org/transformation, (202) 628-2800. Deadline is March 24.
Hale'iwa Arts Festival calls for artist in all media of fine art to exhibit and demonstrate their work at the ninth annual festival July 22-23. Guidelines, applications and information at www.haleiwaartsfestival.org. Application fee of $25. Submission deadline is March 25.
Bethel Street Gallery calls for two- and three-dimensional works for the juried 2006 Hawai'i Artists Exhibition scheduled for April 11-May 6 with cash prizes awarded to first through third place winners. Entry fee of $25 for three submission, $10 each for additional submissions. Slides or digital images on CD (not the original artwork) may be submitted before April 1. Details at www.bethelstreet gallery.com, 524-3552.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists for exhibit at the gallery. 597-8034.
Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group artists. 524-0004.
Art Fairs seeks works in any media to show at the YWCA on Richards Street during First Friday downtown galleries walks. 383-0998.
Gallery on the Pali seeks interested artists to submit works for Abilities 2007, call 539-3874, email@example.com; and/or Leap Year Show 2008, contact the Association of Hawaii Artists; for solo or group exhibitions, 526-1191.
Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; island firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.