Kailua Second Sunday Art Walk, galleries, stores, restaurants and other venues display art and host receptions, 2-5 p.m. July 8, the balcony gallery (263-4434), Island Treasures (261-8131), Nohea Island Arts (262-2787), Jeff Chang Pottery & Fine Art (599-2502), Global Village (262-8183) and others; free.
Anagama Pottery, talk by Hilo artist Clayton Amemiya on the wood-burning kiln process of anagama ("cave kiln") with a history of the technique and slides of his recent work, 7 p.m. July 11, Volcano Art Center's Niaulani campus; free. 967-8222.
ArtSpree 2007, annual open house with tours of the exhibits, art activities, demonstrations, dance and music performances and display of art by Hawai'i artists, keiki art projects and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; free; also, free shuttle service from Punahou School parking lots (no parking or drop-off at the museum). 526-1322, www.tcmhi.org.
Zen Brush Painting, Second Saturday event with tours of the exhibits and family art activities with guest artist Any Kay, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14, Hawai'i State Art Museum; free. 586-0900.
Paintings by Ka-Ning Fong and Sculpture by Koi Ozu, July 8-Aug. 31, opening reception 2-5 p.m. July 8, the balcony gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
Oils on Canvas, recent works by Linda Briggs, July 8-Sept. 9, Century 21 All Islands, Kailua. 263-2100.
"Cool Cats! Hot Dogs!" artworks on a pet theme by 17 artists, through July 21, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.
Recent works by M. Nonaka, watercolors, through July 21, Neal's Art For Sale at Kilohana Square. 737-1368.
2007 Piko Gathering of Indigenous Visual Artist Exhibit, display of the entire collection, through July 26, Wailoa Art Center, Hilo, Big Island. (808) 989-8003.
Jonathan Busse and Noe Tanigawa, watercolors and charcoal drawings, through July 28, Nu'uanu Gallery at Marks Garage. 536-9828.
"Critters and Creatures," Waimea Arts Council members' invitational show of functional crafts and decorative arts, through July 28, artist reception 3-5 p.m. July 14, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
Retrospective of works by Donald Walker Hirleman, paintings, watercolors, sketches and sculptures, through July 29, East Hawai'i Cultural Center, Hilo, Big Island. (808) 935-4420, (808) 961-5711.
Photographs by Jim Kastner, through July 30, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Take Five," watercolors, oils, acrylics, photography and collage by Kaycie Yeager, Vernon Miyamoto, Gwen Hanson, Barbara Eberhart and Frank Olivia, members of the Association of Hawai'i Artists, through July 30, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kane'ohe. 235-6230.
"O Aku (Over There)," digital photography by Todd Morrow, through July 31, Jungle Gems Downtown. 545-4202.
"Summer Fun," giclee prints by Rosalie Prussing, through July 31, Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Shaman Arts of Vietnam," ritual objects used by northern Vietnamese shamans including paintings, costumes, musical instruments and power objects, through Sept. 10, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7543.
Works by Margaret Barnaby, paintings and woodblock prints, through Sept. 30, Kiawe Kitchen, Volcano Village, Big Island. (808) 967-7261.
Works by Margo Goodwill, exhibit of pastels, acrylics and oils, through July 12, Kim Taylor Reece Gallery. 546-1144.
Second annual Exhibit of The National Arts Programs, juried works including paintings, photographs, sculpture and craft created by Honolulu municipal employees and their families, through July 12, Honolulu Hale. 523-4674.
"Andy's Pantry," 6th-grade students from 'Iolani School create works in the style of Andy Warhol, through July 13, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.
31st annual Raku Ho'olaule'a Juried Exhibition, ceramics created last month at the raku ho'olaule'a at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, ceramics juried by Rob Drexel and Japanese tea ceremony vessels juried by Hiroyuki Ishikawa, through July 14, The ARTS at Marks Garage, presented by Hawai'i Craftsmen. 521-3282.
"Produce for Victory," traveling exhibit from the National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution, showcases posters from 1941 to 1945 that encouraged Americans to work hard for the war effort, through July 14, Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pearl Harbor; included with general admission of $16 for adults and $8 for children with discounts for military and Hawai'i residents or free admission to the exhibit only for the $3 fee for transportation from the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. (877) 644-4896.
"Metamorphosis," group showing of works by the National League of American Pen Women, Hawai'i branch, through July 14, Honolulu Country Club. 732-4347.
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"Impressions," prints by Hawai'i printmakers, through July 20, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 236-3500.
"Recent Abstractions," paintings by Debbie Young and "White Porcelain and Celadon," ceramics by Sang In Kwon, through July 27, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"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.
"Artists of Hawai'i 2007," annual juried exhibition of contemporary art by Hawai'i artists, through July 29, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Gokurosama: Contemporary Photographs of the Nisei in Hawai'i," black and white images of the second generation of Japanese-Americans by Brian Y. Sato, through Aug. 3, free walk-through with Sato, 10:30 a.m. July 14, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Community Gallery; $5 general, $3 kama'aina, free to JCCH members. 945-7633.
Works by Maya Portner, through Aug. 8, The Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
"Nineteen Going on Twenty," recent acquisitions from the museums collection including works by Christo, Jennifer Bartlett, Joseph Cornell, Sam Francis, David Smith and Georgia O'Keeffe, through Aug. 12, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Ku I Ka Ni'o 2: Master Artists," works by Hawai'i artists Sean K.L. Browne, Puanani Van Dorpe, Joseph Dawson, Sam Ka'ai, Leialoha Kanahele and JoAnne Kanamoku Sterling, through Aug. 26, Bishop Museum Vestibule Gallery; adults $15.95 with discounts for youth, seniors and kama'aina. 847-3511.
"Larger Than Life: Portraits and Portrait-making," important 19th-century portraits from the museum's collection, plus works by contemporary artists, through Sept. 22, Mission Houses Museum; $6 admission includes tours of the mission houses. 531-0481.
"Then and Now," a retrospective of watercolors and ceramics by Charles E. Higa, and "Journey," paintings by Shingo Honda, through Sept. 25, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
2007 Student Art Exhibition, yearlong exhibit themed "Playing in the Islands," work by students in grades K-6 statewide, through May 2008, Hawai'i Convention Center; docent-guided tours by appointment only, 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, for groups of 10 or more. Reservations: 943-3587.
"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, tours available, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.
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"A Journey's View," pastels by Mark Norseth, Kit Cameron, Ka-Ning Fong, Kathy Yokouchi, Fong Ling and Mei-Ki Kam, through July 21, Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom. 597-1647.
Waialua High & Intermediate School Student Art Show, drawings, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, collage and photography, through July 31, Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.
"The Art and Political Cartoons of Dick Adair," works by the editorial cartoonist of The Honolulu Advertiser, through Aug. 11, Roy's Restaurant, Hawai'i Kai. 396-7697.
"Pacific Vibrations," paintings, drawings and fabric art created by students in grades 4-6 at the University Lab School, through Aug. 24, Art of Vision Gallery. 946-6000.
"Substraits of Time," ceramics by Shigeru Miyamoto, through Aug. 31, University of Hawai'i-Manoa Kuy-kendall Hall, Room 106. 956-7647.
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"Illusions in Paradise," kaleidoscopic sculptures by Sally Dryer, through July 29, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
"Dark Clouds Over Paradise: the Hawai'i Internee Story," exhibit documenting the experiences of Japanese-Americans who were sent to Hawai'i internment camps during World War II, organized by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, through Oct. 31, Kaua'i Museum, Lihu'e, Kaua'i. (808) 245-6931.
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 artists, 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.
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. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays, 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.
Plein-air Painting, on location at Magic Island, Makapu'u, North Shore and others to be arranged, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays. Call for location: 590-7092. $50 per class includes us of an easel and art supplies.
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. 536-0121.
Oil-painting classes, modern impressionist techniques using brush or palette knife, with artist Yuan Shaw, for beginning students, nine workshop hours taught at the YWCA on Richards Street; $270 for the series. Schedule: 383-0998.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Hanauma Bay Education Program seeks photographs of the bay taken during its 40 years of operation plus artworks created by children inspired by or representations of the bay. Selected materials will be displayed at the Hanauma Bay Visitor Center and on its Web site. Submit images and works on paper (8.5-by-11 inches), with your name and contact information, to Hanauma Bay Education Program, c/o Shawn Carrier, Outreach Specialist, 100 Hanauma Bay Road, Honolulu, HI 966825 or write email@example.com. Deadline is July 28.
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce seeks entries for its 29th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibit, of 80 to 100 pieces from emerging and invited artists scheduled for Aug. 21-31. Art submittal 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 13-14, Academy Art Center at Linekona, entry fee: $10. Information and requirements: 949-5531.
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.