Art Maui 2007 Symposium, Tom Klobe, director emeritus of the UH-Manoa art gallery, will give a slide tour of shows he has curated and discuss art issues such as professional presentations and framing, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Alexa Higashi Meeting Room, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; free admission. 808-244-8272.
"Shelter" film night, screening of Danny Schechter's "In Debt We Trust" and an experimental short by local filmmaker Jerry Kaman, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, ARTS at Marks Garage; free admission. 521-2903.
"Origins," works by Vincent Hazen, Marcia Morse, Marcia Pasqua, Joshua Tollefson and other Hawai'i artists, through March 7, The Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
"Expressing Place," oil paintings of Maui by MAggie T. Sutrov, through Jan. 30, Sutrov Gallery, Pa'ia, Maui. (808) 579-6242.
"Witness to Time," landscape paintings by Edward Bailey and contemporary interpretations of Maui by invited Island artists, through Feb. 11, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui. (808) 242-2787.
"Little Seen, Less Seen, Unseen," John Wisnosky retrospective, through Feb. 8, Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 236-9155.
"Original Intent: The Aesthetics of Condition," Japanese woodblock prints by Okumura Masanobu (1686-1764) and other early printmakers, through today, James A. Michener Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.
Group show, paintings by Chuck Davis, figurative sculptures by Lisbeth Sabol, and mixed-media paintings and prints by Barbara Okamoto, through Thursday, The Gallery at Ward Centre, 597-8034.
"Keep Your Eyes on the Prize ... " exhibition honoring Martin Luther King Jr., through Friday, Pacific Justice & Reconciliation Center. 395-4612.
"John Young and Nathan Oliveira: Friendship," oil paintings and works on paper, through Saturday, Nu'uanu Gallery at Marks Garage. 536-9828.
"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 Saturday, Mission Houses Museum, Chamberlain House Gallery; $5. 531-0481.
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"Consciencia," works by Raymond Arnold, Rebecca Ramos and Robynn Smith, through Jan. 28, Pegge Hopper Gallery. 524-1160.
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, works by 116 previously shown artists, through Jan. 30, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
New Paintings by Chris Campbell, through Jan. 30, Bethel Street Gallery. 524-3552.
"When the Sun Goes Down," photographs by Katsuya Rainone, through Jan. 30, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Don Dugal: Ascent and Descent," large-scale drawings, paintings and other works on paper, through Feb. 3, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8743.
"Kloe Kang and Suzanne Wolf: Recent Works," paintings by Kang and ceramics by Wolf, through Feb. 3, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8743.
A Rotation of Chinese Paintings, works from the academy's collection, through Feb. 4, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Sullivan Gallery. 532-8701.
"I Makua," works by Carl Pao, through Feb. 2, Gallery on the Pali. 526-1191.
"Interpretations of Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Marsh King's Daughter,' " works by Linda Kane, Faith Milnes and Laura Smith, through Feb. 3, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
"The Art," exhibition of works by graduate students in the Art and Art History departments, through Feb. 16, opening reception 2-4 p.m. today, UH-Manoa Art Building main gallery. 956-6888.
"Whimsical World: Toys Across Asia," dolls, games, puppets and traditional toys from China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, India, Southeast Asia and elsewhere, through Feb. 16, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.
"Turtle Dreams and Other Themes," works on aquatic subjects in various media by David Behlke, through Feb. 17, The Art Treasure, 1136 Nu'uanau Ave. 536-7789.
"Boys in the Band: Geoffrey Chadsey Drawings, 1998-2006," through March 18, The Contemporary Museum, Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Jenny Holzer — Recent Works," paintings from the artist's political "Redaction" series, multicolored mini-LED panels and marble sculptures, through March 18, The Contemporary Museum, Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"My Voice," photographs from young people in the ProjectFocus Hawai'i internship program, through Feb. 19, Honolulu Hale. 523-4674.
"Shelter," juried exhibit of contemporary works, through Feb. 24, part of a multidisciplinary look at homelessness and affordable housing in Hawai'i, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"Plain, Not Simple," woodwork by Perry Policicchio, through Feb. 25, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
"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 the Hale Naua III Society of Hilo and honoring Leialoha Kanahele, through April 22, Bishop Museum; adults $15.95 with discounts for youth, seniors and kama'aina. 847-3511.
"From Pieces to Masterpieces," Patchwork quilts from Hawai'i's early missionary era, African-American pieced quilts and contemporary work by Hawai'i quilt makers, through March 3, Mission Houses Museum; $5. 531-0481.
"Hawai'i and Its People," works from the academy's collection curated by Tricia Allen, through May 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"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, 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.
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.
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Contemporary Quilts Hawai'i, works by Barbara Alana, Charlene Hughes, Susan McKenna, Marion Speers, Christine Stengle and Barbara Vasold, through Jan. 22, Sub-Zero/Wolf showroom stairway gallery. 597-1647.
"Anyone Can Do It, But I Actually Did It!" photographs of South Africa, The Galapagos, Vietnam, Australia and Hawai'i by Dineh Moghdam Davis, through Jan. 31, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.
"The Invisible Painting," photographic works by Stephen Niles, through Feb. 16, UH-Manoa, Kuy-kendall Hall, Room 106. 956-7647.
New Work by Edward Aotani, Simone Berlin, Mary Flynn and Jahn-Peter Preis, through Feb. 24, Duc's Bistro. 263-4434.
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Paintings by Carleton and Kit Gentry, through Jan. 25, Village Galleries, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.
"Drawing From the Source," new paintings by Melinda Morey, through Jan. 25, Kaua'i Museum, Lihu'e. (808) 245-6931.
Group show, work by Veralyn Villanueva, Suzy Papanikolas, Ezra Muir, Harinani Orme and KP, through Feb. 8, The Gallery at Hilton Waikoloa Village. (808) 886-2199.
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.
CALL TO ORGANIZATIONS
Mayor's Office on Culture and the Arts seeks organizations to participate in the Adopt-a-Sculpture program, which entails assuming responsibility for routine upkeep of one of 87 pieces of public art for a term of five years. Additional information: 523-4674.
CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS
'Iolani Palace seeks volunteer greeters who welcome visitors, check tickets and present touring rules, and guardians who provide assistance to docents and visitors. A free training class, 8-11 a.m. Jan. 27, will provide volunteers with an orientation to the palace and the responsibilities for their positions. Students and elders are especially invited to apply. Additional information: 522-0821.
Honolulu Academy of Arts calls for volunteers to staff the Feb. 7-Aug. 12 exhibit "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword," a collection of Edo-period Japanese court and samurai dolls. Various shifts will be available during academy hours, and volunteers will be responsible for the security and protection of the dolls on display in open cases. Training sessions will be 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 3 or 1-3 p.m. Feb. 4 or individually as needed. Additional information: 532-8726, email@example.com.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
National Society of Arts & Letters call for works of water on paper from contestants, 18-29. Slides of applicant's work will be jurored, with selected works exhibited at Honolulu Hale in March. In May, the first-place winner will receive hotel and transportation costs to attend the National Career Awards Competition in Tempe, Ariz., with the opportunity to win monetary prizes. Additional information: 537-2787, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is Feb. 1.
Art Maui 2007 seeks works created within the past two years by Maui artists for the March 4-31 exhibit in the Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Tom Klobe, Marcia Morse and Reiko Mochinaga Brandon will judge. Up to two works per artist, with an entry fee of $10 per work, will be received 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 20. Prospectus and entry form: www.artmaui.com. Additional information: email@example.com, (808) 244-8272.
Honolulu Printmakers seeks entries for the annual exhibition to be jurored by Tanja Softic. Up to three framed prints per artist accepted 2-6 p.m. Feb. 23, Academy Art Center at Linekona; $7 per entry for members, $11 for nonmembers, $4 for students. Entry form and additional information: 536-5507.
11th annual Canon Amateur Photo Contest, photographs accepted on the theme "Only in Hawai'i: Like Nowhere Else on Earth," to be exhibited in April, with prizes for winning photos. Application forms at Canon USA Hawaii, any Canon camera dealer or at www.krateri96.com. Deadline is Feb. 28.
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 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.