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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, November 5, 2006

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff

SPECIAL EVENTS

24th annual Trash & Treasure sale of art and craft works, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Manoa Ballroom; free admission, sales benefit Temari, Center for Asian & Pacific Arts. 536-4566.

Gary Hostallero and Caroline Young, artists available for signing their works and answer questions about their technique, noon-4 p.m. today, Pictures Plus in Pearl Highlands; free. 453-4828.

"The Greatest Gift," tour of the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, led by docent Stephen McClaran, 2:30-4 p.m. today; free with museum admission. Reservations: 532-8700.

Christopher Walling, recent jewelry designs for sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; free admission, a portion of the proceeds to benefit the museum. 237-5210. Reservations are recommended.

Turkish Bazaar, sale of unique hand-crafted items including jewelry, textiles, belts, camel bags and more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and Nov. 13-Nov. 15, Art Treasure, 1136 Nu'uanu Ave.; free admission. 536-7789.

Unearthing the Mycenaeans, illustrated lecture by Cynthia W. Shelmerdine of the University of Texas on current excavation of sites in Greece and the lecturer's work on the Iklaina Archaelogical Project, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free, sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America Hawaii Society. 956-4173.

Exploration Station, "hikes" through the exhibits with guides from the Sierra Club who provide a look at art from an environmental perspective plus a visit to the interactive gallery with hands-on displays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Hawai'i State Art Museum; free. 586-0305, 586-0900.

High Tea and Art Exhibit, showing of painting by deaf artist Katie O'Brien, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, O'Toole's Irish Pub; no cover charge, proceeds benefit Easter Seals, Special Olympics and the St. Patrick's Day parade; sponsored by the Friends of St. Patrick Society; 599-1738, 536-4612.

ONGOING EVENTS

Art on the Zoo Fence, works by more than 35 Island artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue.

Demonstrations by guest artists, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. Call for schedule: 949-3989.

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 schedule: 596-8885.

"WOW!" (Wailea on Wednesday), with guest artist, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Lahaina Galleries, The 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, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

OPENING THIS WEEK

"Reconstructing Memories," works by twelve artists exploring the effect of memory on history, today through Dec. 13, opening reception 2-4 p.m. today, UH-Manoa Art Gallery; also, lecture by participating artist Binh Danh on his work, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Art Building Auditorium; free. 956-6888.

"Botanicals," multimedia art featuring the diversity of trees and flowers at the garden, today through Nov. 30, opening reception 3-5 p.m. today, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Art Gallery. 233-7323.

"Blessing of the Island Goddess," paintings by Zariah, tomorrow through Dec. 3, artist demonstration 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Lahaina Art Society's Banyan Tree Gallery, Maui. (808) 661-0111.

A Rotation of Chinese Paintings, works from the academy's collection, Tuesday through Feb. 4, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Sullivan Gallery. 532-8701.

"Bridges and Waterfalls: Georgia O'Keeffe in Hawai'i," works from the academy's collection, Wednesday through Dec. 31, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Holt Gallery. 532-8701.

"Memories," works by Sita Nissanka, Wednesday through Dec. 8, Gallery on the Pali. 526-1191.

Suzy Papanikolas, works on canvas, Thursday through Nov. 30, artist reception 3:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, The Gallery at Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island. (808) 886-2199.

13th annual Leeward Young Artist Awards Exhibition, visual art created by students in grades K-12 from Leeward O'ahu, Thursday through Nov. 16, Kapolei Hale. 523-4674.

RECENT OPENINGS

Third annual Open Juried Pastel Exhibition, works by Hawai'i pastel artists juried by Richard McKinley, through Nov. 24, Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery. 538-1052, 235-5406.

"By the Board," new prints by Honolulu Printmakers board members, through Nov. 25, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.

"Recuerde Remember," exhibit of interpretations of Mexican altars in honor of Dia de los Meurtos (Day of the Dead), through Nov. 25, The Pegge Hopper Gallery. 524-1160.

"Fragile Nature," glass works by Jane Raissle, through Nov. 27, Bethel Street Gallery. 524-3552.

"Silver Linings: A Celebration of the Beauty and Wonder of the Sea," photographs by Sean Davey, through Nov. 29, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.

"Fimo Fantasy," candleholders and bottles by Svetlana Vovina, through Nov. 30, Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.

Works by Janice Gail, new oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels, through Nov. 30, artist reception 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 877-1052.

Works by Carlis M. Chee, oils, giclees and prints by the Navajo artist, through Nov. 30, Native Winds Gift Gallery, Kaimuki. 734-8018.

Matchbook Plus Show 2006, two- and three-dimensional works by 40 Hawai'i artist done in miniature, through Dec. 3, Cedar Street Gallery. 589-1580.

"House of Fire Four Directions from the Fire Island," ceramics by Clayton Amemiya and Fumi Bonk, mixed media and ceramics by Setsuko Watanabe Morinoue and sculpture by Randy Takaki, through Dec. 15, The Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street. 271-0952, 599-5009.

Raining Cats and Dogs, animal art by Linda Bachrach, through Dec. 31, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.

New Work by Edward Aotani, Simone Berlin, Mary Flynn and Jahn-Peter Preis, through Feb. 24, Duc's Bistro. 263-4434.

CLOSINGS

"Tattoo Traditions of Hawai'i," original drawings by Jacques Arago (1790-1855), through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Holt Gallery. 532-8701.

"Trees are Terrific ... in All Shapes and Sizes," posters created by schoolchildren in celebration of Arbor Day, through Wednesday, Kapolei Hale. 523-4674.

"War/Peace," artists express their opposition to war and vision of peace, through Wednesday Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.

"Iterations," works of pyrography by Deborah Nehmad, through Thursday, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.

"100% lodestar: the wearable art show," art for the body by collective members, through Saturday, lodestar collective, Kailua. 262-4606.

"Where's the Water?" ceramics by John Bade; "Recent Explorations," ceramics by Janice Brown; Recent paintings by Debbie Young; through Saturday, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

"Custom and Creativity: Arts of the Upland Philippines," artifacts, photographs and video, curated by Michael Schuster, from the indigenous peoples of the northern Philippines, through Saturday, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui. (808) 242-2787.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

(LISTED BY CLOSING DATE)

"Sugar Rats Disco," screen-printed works by Vince Hazen, through Nov. 17, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 687-7017.

"Dreaming of a Speech Without Words," paintings and early objects of H.C. Westermann; also: "Untitled (for H.C. Westermann)," group exhibit of works by artist who contributed to the Westermann catalog including Mark Booth, Ruth Root and Ed Ruscha, among others, through Nov. 19, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.

"The Early Torii Masters: The Pioneer Artists of Japanese Theatre Prints," ukiyo-e prints of kabuki theater and actors from the academy's collection, through Nov. 19, James A. Michener Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.

"Hiroshige: 100 Views of Edo," Japanese woodblock prints by Utagawa Hiroshige from the Michener Collection, through Nov. 19, James A. Michener Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.

"Quiet Splendor: Yup'ik Eskimo Culture," Chuna McIntyre collection of traditional Alaskan Indian dress, masks, baskets, carvings, photographs by James H. Barker and contemporary paintings, through Nov. 20, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7584.

Hawai'i Glass Artists, through Nov. 25, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.

"Sentenaryo: 100 Years of Filipinos in Hawai'i and Beyond," and "Singgalot (Ties That Bind) Filipinos in America: From Colonial Subjects to Citizens," complementary exhibits explore Filipino contributions to the art and life of Hawai'i and the U.S., through Nov. 26, Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Building first-floor gallery; included with museum admission: $14.95 general, with discounts for youth, seniors, military and kama'aina. 847-3511.

"In Many Things to Come," contemporary works by Won Ju Lim of South Korea, through Nov. 26, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Luce Gallery. 532-8701.

"TAKE-5 with Nature," artists Joan Dubanoski, Jean Gallagher, Linda Hutchinson, Franco Salmoiraghi and Richard Sheeler use painting, photography, digital media and metal to express their interpretations of plant forms, through Nov. 30, Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 236-9155.

"Dark Clouds Over Paradise: The Hawai'i Internee's Story," through Dec. 27, The Pacific Tsunami Museum, Hilo; sponsored by Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i. 945-7633, (808) 935-0926.

"Philippines: To the Plantations and Beyond," exhibit to honor the 100th anniversary of Filipinos in Hawai'i, with photos and costumes of Filipino workers; a tribute to all-Filipino regiments that served in the U.S. military; and a display of leaders of Filipino ancestry, through Dec. 31, Hawaii Plantation Village, Goro Arakawa Exhibit Room, Waipahu; free admission. 677-0110, www.hawaiiplantationvillage.com.

"In the Bag," handbags, purses and carrying cloths from the academy's collection, through Dec. 31, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Textile Gallery. 532-8701.

"Hawaiian Landscapes," paintings by Liam Murphy, through Jan. 1, Island Art Galleries. 941-2008.

"The Lone Wolf," paintings, drawings, watercolors and graphic works by Indonesian artist Sudjana Kerton, through Jan. 7, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 14. 532-8701.

"Na Hulu Ali'i," rare Hawaiian featherwork from the Kamehameha dynasty and other Hawaiian monarchs, including cloaks, capes and feathered deities from the museum's collection, through Jan. 7, Bishop Museum Castle Memorial Building's second-floor Treasure Gallery; also, Kealoha Kelekolio presents the story of the pa'u of Princess Nahi'ena'ena, included with museum admission: $14.95 general, with discounts for youth, seniors, military and kama'aina. 847-3511.

"Treasures of Hawai'i's Past," artifacts that tell the story of Hawai'i's first missionaries, and how their lives were influenced by native culture, through Jan. 27, Mission Houses Museum, Chamberlain House Gallery; $5. 531-0481.

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, works by 116 previously shown artists, through Jan. 30, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.

"Precious Resources: The Land & The Sea," works by Hawai'i artists that explore the impact of our natural surroundings on our lives, through July 7, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.

"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.

"O2art 3: Paul Morrison, gamodeme," black and white monumental painting, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.

"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, Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts. 532-8701.

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

OTHER VENUES

(LISTED BY CLOSING DATE)

Works by Ralph Perrine, through Nov. 25, Cafe Che Pasta. 524-0004.

Tapestry in Motion, through Nov. 25, Honolulu Country Club. 262-8306.

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS

(LISTED BY CLOSING DATE)

New Works by Terry Wynne, portrait paintings, through Nov. 20, Sutrov Gallery, Pa'ia, Maui. (808) 579-6242.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Watercolor Class, Koko Toyomura teaches how to mix and work with contemporary color and shades to create moods, 3-5:30 p.m. Saturdays, The Art Board; $100 for four weeks of instruction. 536-0121.

Basics in Oil, ongoing classes by Elaine Matsuda, for 12 and older, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; Midori Art Studio, 2639 S. King St., Suite 204; $100 for five-week series of classes. Call for supply list and registration: 952-0309.

Oil-painting classes, learn composition and color from Noriko Wakayama, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays, Hawaiian Graphics; $100 for four weeks of instruction plus supply costs. 523-0790, 973-7171.

Oil-painting classes, modern impressionist techniques using brush or palette knife, with artist Yuan Shawl, for beginning students; nine workshop hours taught at the YWCA on Richards Street; $270 for the series. Schedule: 383-0998.

CALLS TO ARTISTS

The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists. 597-8034.

Cafe Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group exhibitors. 524-0004.

Art Fairs seeks works in any media to show at the YWCA on Richards Street during First Friday downtown gallery walks. 383-0998.

Gallery on the Pali seeks artists to submit works for Abilities 2007; call 539-3874 or write to liagena@amhd.health.state.hi.us. Also, artists for Leap Year Show 2008; call 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; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.


Correction: Reservations are recommended for appearances by jewelry designer Christopher Walling, through Nov. 11 at the Contemporary Museum. Call 237-5210. Reservation information was omitted from a previous version of this calendar.