Bead Society Meeting, talk by Helene Lileikis on the history of beads, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Academy of Art Center at Linekona; free. 487-2090.
Wanderlust, ARTafterDark event with jazz by the Chris Yeh Quartet, zip-tours of the academy's current exhibits, art activities and food and drink available from Tiki's Grill & Bar, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free for academy members, $7 for nonmembers. 532-8700.
"Pivot," works by graduate students in the university's Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree program, today through May 11, awards ceremony and opening reception 1 p.m. today, UH-Manoa Art Gallery, Art Building. 956-6888.
Awards and Scholarships Exhibition, today through May 4, UH-Manoa Commons Gallery, Art Building. 956-6888.
"Quilted Treasures of Hawai'i," exhibit by the Hawai'i Quilt Guild, featuring the work of Mary Haunani Cesar, Friday through May 6, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8743.
"Class Act," paintings by Helen Iaea; "Elements," glass art by Jane Raissle; and "Freeplay," paintings by Lauren Okano; Saturday through May 24, opening reception 3-5 p.m. May 6, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Na 'Opio," juried show of works by students in grades 6-12, through April 29, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"Celebrating the Artist In Us 2007," works by Maui high school students, through April 29, Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (808) 242-2787.
2007 Student Exhibition, drawings, paintings sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and photography from the college's art students, Thursday through May 3, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
"Born of Fire," art glass by Daniel Moe, Saturday through June 3, Volcano Art Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
Photographs by Davis Bell, today through June 10, The Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
"Larger Than Life: Portraits and Portrait Making," important 19th century portraits from the museum's collection plus works by contemporary artists, Friday through Sept. 22, Mission Houses Museum; $6 admission includes tours of the mission houses. 531-0481.
"Pa'a Ka La'a Animism and Totemism: Contemporary Expressions from an Indigenous Mind," works by Native Hawaiians and from North America, as well as 'aumakua images from the museum's collection, curated by Hale Naua III Society of Hilo and honoring Leialoha Kanahele, through today, Bishop Museum; adults $15.95 with discounts for youth, seniors and kama'aina. 847-3511.
Hawaiian Printmakers Exhibition, works by 15 local artists, through today, Hawaiian Art Gallery at Moku Ola, Koko Marina. 394-6658.
Nomadic Woven Art, Adem Cayir displays his fabric art and carpets for sale, through today, Sudha's Art Gallery, Hilo, Big Island. (808) 934-0009.
"Surroundings," oils by Mark Kadota, through tomorrow, Bethel Street Gallery. 524-3552.
"Park City — Mountains and Meadows," painting by Susie Y. Anderson; "Spring Zing!" bead jewelry by Charlene Tashima and Joel Park; "Freeplay," paintings by Lauren Okano; and "Newest Blues and Whites," ceramics by Esther Nowell; through Thursday, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
Hiroki Morinoue & John Buck, woodblock prints by both artists and sculpture by Buck, through Friday, Nu'uanu Gallery at Marks Garage. 591-2489.
Hawai'i Pacific Student, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Exhibit, original works jurored by Jerome Feldman, through Friday, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
Calligraphy, works by Edward R. Aotani, through Friday, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.
"Only in Hawai'i — Like Nowhere Else On Earth," winning images in the 11th annual Canon Amateur Photo Contest, through Friday, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Quiet Conversations," works by Christopher Zorn, through Friday, Laser Eye Center of Hawaii's Art of Vision Gallery. 946-6000.
"Explorations in Watercolors" works by Lucille Cooper, Patricia Ekstrand, Dave Devenot, Faith Milnes, Bernie Moriax, Tadashi Sato, Carol Wong and Noriko Wakayama, curated by David Behlke, through Saturday, Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom gallery. 597-1647.
45th annual Hawai'i Watercolor Society Members Show, through Saturday, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"A Visual Journey to Enlightenment," images by Dhyana Zagri, through Saturday, Chinatown Boardroom, 1160 Nu'uanu Ave. 585-7200.
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"A Vision of the World," works donated by Anna Rice Cooke, the academy's founder, through April 29, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
Works by Shizue Nakayama and Toni Turner, exhibit by patients in the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program, through April 30, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Art Gallery. 531-3511.
"Wearing Propaganda: Textiles on the Home Front in Japan, Britain and the United States, 1931-1945," more than 100 pieces illustrate how civilian textile design promoted wartime agendas in three countries, through April 29, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Lava Jam," raku and ceramic series by Russell Wee, through April 30, Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"In Visual Fields," recent oils, mixed-media and digital photos by Warren Stenberg, through April 30, meet the artist and painting demos, 1-3 p.m. today, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery, Kane'ohe. 262-8306.
Pastels, paintings by Nancy Lea Jackson, through May 2, Cathedral Gallery, 1184 Bishop St. 536-7036.
"Art to Mail," original fabric postcards created by Charlene Hughes, through May 3, The ARTS at Marks Garage, Hawai'i Craftsmen Spotlight Window. 521-2903.
"East Meets West," works by Snowden Hodges and Ryozo Morishita, through May 4, Gallery 'Iolani at Windward Community College. 236-9155.
"Hawai'i and Its People," works from the academy's collection curated by Tricia Allen, through May 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Senza Eroi — Without Heroes," paintings by Antonio Greco, with collaborative pieces by Michele Lilley and Maya von Geldern, through May 9, The Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
"Sala: Gem of Thai Architecture," exhibition of wooden spirit houses, models of traditional Thia structures, wood carvings, installations, architectural plans, video and photography curated by Virginia Henderson and Michael Schuster, through May 23, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.
"An Homage to Hawai'i," painting, sculptures and prints by Colombian artist Ivan Osorio, through May 25, The Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street. 371-7759.
"Albrecht Durer (1471-1523): Woodcuts and Etchings," over 70 works on paper from the Durer collection of the Konrad Liebmann Foundation in Germany, through May 27, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Pattern and Form," woodwork by Sharon Doughtie and William Ichinose, "Drawn to Remember," a project by Dana Forsberg and "Viewpoints," paintings by Kirk Kurokawa, through May 29, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"Navigating Cultural Connections: Hokule'a's Voyage to Japan," exhibit of artifacts from the trip of King David Kalakaua to Japan to meet Emperor Meiji, as well as other connections between Hawai'i and the Japanese prefectures the canoe Hokule'a will visit this year, through June 1, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, Community Gallery; free to JCCH members, $5 nonmembers with discounts for kama'aina. 945-7633.
"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.
"Pauahi: A Legacy for Hawai'i," featuring personal legacies and bequests from the collection of Princess Bernice Pauahi Paki Bishop, through July 29, Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Building, second floor; adults $15.95 with discounts for youth, seniors and kama'aina. 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org.
"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa, in the academy's second-floor galleries. 532-8701.
"O2art 3: Paul Morrison, gamodeme," black and white monumental painting, The Contemporary Museum, 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, 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.
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Matson Art Exhibition, works by Eugene Savage, John Kelly, Frank McIntosh and Louis Macouillard and others commissioned from 1930-1960 by the Matson Navigation Co., through April 30, The Royal Hawaiian hotel, lower lobby. 923-7311.
"The Eternal Dance," images of ballet and modern dance by photographer Kim Taylor Reece, through April 30, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.
"Mused by IONA," works by five Hawai'i artists inspired by IONA Contemporary Dance Company's productions, through April 30, Mercury Lounge, 154 Fort Street Mall. 537-3080.
"Cyles of Life," works by Carol D'Angelo, Elisabeth Knoke, Carolyn Clark, Roy Okano, Henry Ha'o and Anne Irons, through May 20, Honolulu Country Club.
"everything is related, everything changes, pay attention," photographs by Bruce Behnke, through May 31, Mu-Ryang-Sa Buddhist Temple exhibition hall, Palolo Valley. 454-4488.
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"One Thing Leads to Another," recent paintings and works on paper by Carol Bennett, through April 30, Timespace Gallery, Hanapepe, Kaua'i. (808) 335-0094.
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; free. (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.
Saori Workshop, learn the art of free-style and weaving from coaches from Japan, choose from one of three sessions with instruction in Japanese: 9:30 a.m.-noon or 1:30 p.m. tomorrow or 1:30-4 p.m. tomorrow or Tuesday or the one session offered with instruction in English: 9:30-noon Tuesday, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i's fifth floor lounge; free. Reservations required: 697-1202.
Intensive Saori Workshop, three-days of bilingual instruction on warping and threading techniques, making Saori-style clothing and finishing with a luncheon and fashion show, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i's fifth floor lounge; $270. Reservations: 697-1202.
Nature in Focus, Edward Yee teaches a class with instruction on photographing flowers covering control of lighting and compositional techniques, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Waimea Valley Audubon Center, North Shore; bring a camera, an old CD to use as a light reflector, tripod, water, sunscreen and insect repellent; $8 plus park admission of $8 general or $5 kama'aina. Registration required: 638-9199.
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. Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday, Midori Art Studio, 2639 S. King St., Suite 204; $100 for five-week series of classes, plus supply fees. 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; $100 for four weeks of instruction, plus supply costs. Call for location and registration: 523-0790.
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.
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
2007 Hawaii Artist Exhibition, submit jpeg images of two- and three-dimensional works on CDs for judging by Frank Sheriff for the May 29-June 21 show and possible cash awards, with an entry fee of $25 for first three submissions and $10 for any additional work to Bethel Street Gallery by 6 p.m. May 15. Additional requirements: www.bethelstreetgallery.com, 524-3552.
Hawaii Watercolor Society calls for paintings for the annual Small Kine Show, "ARTini," schedules for May 29-June 9. All finished works must measure 50 square inches or less. Submit up to 15 works, 10-11 a.m. May 27 to The ARTS at Marks Garage. Entry fee is $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Additional requirements: 521-9799.
Hawai'i Arts Alliance seeks work that reflect Honolulu as the central port of the Pacific Rim for the upcoming exhibit "Just East of West: The Geography and Culture of In-between." Submit jpegs or slide images by 6 p.m. June 29 to The ARTS at Marks Garage. Additional guidelines: 521-2903.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists. 597-8034.
Café 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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; email@example.com, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.