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Posted on: Sunday, October 29, 2006

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff

SPECIAL EVENTS

"Share Your Vision," display of digital images created by students in four age categories at the Mactoberfest, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today (awards for digital images at noon), Kapi'olani Community College, 'Ohelo cafeteria; free, bring images for display before 11 a.m. today. 373-3314, www.hmaus.org/photocontest/

"In the Bag: Handbags, Purses and Cloths," tour of the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, led by docent Charlene Hughes, 2:30-4 p.m. today; also, "The Greatest Gift," led by Stephen McClaran, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday and Nov. 5; free with museum admission. Reservations: 532-8700.

"Through a Liquid Mirror," Wayne Levin shares the evolution of his black and white imagery exploring the aquatic world, ArtLunch lecture, noon Tuesday, Hawai'i State Art Museum's multipurpose room; free. 586-9958.

Wine, Cheese and Chocolates, reception featuring the work of Emanuel Pangilinan, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Honolulu Stained Glass, Kaimuki; free. 737-8018.

"A Lifetime in Design," lecture by graphic designer Clarence Lee, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, UH-Manoa, Yukiyoshi Room, Krauss Hall 12; free. 956-8244.

First Friday Art Walk, visit downtown art galleries, museums and restaurants, including Fall Dance Showcase and gallery tours at the Hawai'i State Art Museum; talk by Marcia Morse in conjunction with the current exhibit at The Contemporary Art Museum at First Hawaiian Bank; "One Night Stand" in the courtyard of the Mendonca Building, 1126 Smith St.; 5-9 p.m. Friday, maps available at participating venues; free. 524-1160, 589-1580, 521-2903.

Caroline Young, discusses and signs her works on silk, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Nov. 5, Pictures Plus in Pearl Highlands; free. 453-4828.

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

New Work by Edward Aotani, Simone Berlin, Mary Flynn and Jahn-Peter Preis, today through Feb. 24, opening reception 5-7 p.m. today sponsored by The Balcony Gallery, Kailua, Duc's Bistro. 263-4434.

Third annual Open Juried Pastel Exhibition, works by Hawai'i pastel artists juried by Richard McKinley, Monday through Nov. 24, reception and awards ceremony 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery. 538-1052, 235-5406.

"Silver Linings: A Celebration of the Beauty and Wonder of the Sea," photographs by Sean Davey, Wednesday through Nov. 29, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.

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

Works by Janice Gail, new oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels, Wednesday through Nov. 30, artist reception 3-5 p.m. Nov. 11, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 877-1052.

"Recuerde Remember," exhibit of interpretations of Mexican altars in honor of Dia de los Meurtos (Day of the Dead), Thursday through Nov. 25, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Thursday, The Pegge Hopper Gallery. 524-1160.

"Trees are Terrific ... in All Shapes and Sizes," posters created by schoolchildren in celebration of Arbor Day, Tuesday through Nov. 8, Kapolei Hale. 523-4674.

Matchbook Plus Show 2006, two- and three-dimensional works by 40 Hawai'i artist done in miniature, Friday through Dec. 3, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, 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, Friday through Dec. 15, opening reception 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, The Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street. 271-0952, 599-5009.

Works by Carlis M. Chee, oils, giclees and prints by the Navajo artist, Saturday through Nov. 30, opening reception 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Native Winds Gift Gallery, Kaimuki. 734-8018.

RECENT OPENINGS

"Where's the Water?" ceramics by John Bade; "Recent Explorations," ceramics by Janice Brown; Recent paintings by Debbie Young; through Nov. 11, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.

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

Hawai'i Glass Artists, through Nov. 25, opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.

Tapestry in Motion, through Nov. 25, artist reception 5-7 p.m. today, Honolulu Country Club. 262-8306.

"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.

CLOSINGS

"Ansel Adams at Manzanar," photographs of Japanese-Americans interned in relocation centers during World War II, through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Henry R. Luce Gallery. 532-8701.

39th annual Hawai'i Craftsmen Statewide Exhibit, works by members jurored by Donald Clark, through today, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8743.

Faculty Art Exhibition, installation art, prints, painting, photographs, drawings, ceramics, sculptures and mixed media by faculty of UH-Manoa Department of Art and Art History, through today, University of Hawai'i Art Gallery. 956-6888.

"Porcelain & Paper," pottery and pastels by Ann Rathbun, through today, Volcano Art Center, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.

Tim Liena Exhibition, photographic works, through Monday, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.

USA and Japanese Children's Art Exhibition 2006, drawings by elementary- and intermediate-school children from Hawai'i and Japan, through Tuesday, Honolulu Hale's Lane Gallery. 523-4674.

"Jesus Coming Soon," photographs by Aaron Laipply, through Tuesday, rRed Elephant Cafe. 545-2468.

"The Texture Series," works by Dean Kagemoto, through Tuesday, Borders at Ward Center staircase. 591-8995.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

(LISTED BY CLOSING DATE)

"Tattoo Traditions of Hawai'i," original drawings by Jacques Arago (1790-1855), through Nov. 5, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Holt Gallery. 532-8701.

"War/Peace," artists express their opposition to war and vision of peace, through Nov. 8, Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.

"Iterations," works of pyrography by Deborah Nehmad, through Nov. 9, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.

"100% lodestar: the wearable art show," art for the body by collective members, through Nov. 11, lodestar collective, Kailua. 262-4606.

"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," ukiy-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.

"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's 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 at 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.

"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.

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS

(LISTED BY CLOSING DATE)

"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 Nov. 11, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui. (808) 242-2787.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Plein Air Workshops, Helen Iaea teaches a soft pastels class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at various site around O'ahu; $35. Call for registration and location: 225-0711. Repeats 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18; also, a plein air watercolor workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11.

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 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.