"30 Years in Transition — 1979-2008," Art Maui 2008 symposium featuring Art Maui founders, the show's juror and an art reviewer; 5 p.m.; Jan. 24; Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Alexa Higashi Meeting Room; free; 808-244-8272, www.artmaui.com.
"An Evening with David Goldberg," the Web developer, University of Hawai'i-Manoa lecturer and Advertiser art reviewer discusses contemporary digital culture; 7 p.m.; Jan. 24; UH-Manoa, Yukiyoshi Room (Krauss Hall 012); free; 956-8400.
Alanis Obomsawin, singer, writer and storyteller from the Abenaki tribe in Canada, screens a film and teaches two workshops at UH-Manoa, Yukiyoshi Room (Krauss Hall 012); information and registration: 956-8244, http://outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm:
"Composition in Visual Storytelling," workshop for illustrators featuring picture-book artist and animator LeUyen Pham, part of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators — Hawai'i chapter's annual conference (see Lit Beat on page xx for more information); workshop begins during the conference, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 29 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1 at Harris United Methodist Church, and continues with a hands-on session, 1-4 p.m. March 2 at La Pietra School's art studio; $60 ($50 for nonmembers), conference fees separate; registration deadline Jan. 25: 373-9522, email@example.com, www.geocities.com/scbwihawaii.
Free admission to Bishop Museum and Hawai'i Maritime Center in honor of museum founder Charles Reed Bishop's birthday, for Hawai'i residents with proof of residency and active or retired military with ID; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Jan. 25; 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org.
Lei-making workshop, demonstration by lei-making master Brian Choy; 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Jan. 26; Wahiawa Botanical Garden; free; 768-3041.
Cha Dogu sale, view and purchase tea implements, with demonstrations of the tea ceremony; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; through Jan. 26; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i; free; 945-7633, www.jcch.com.
The ARTS at Marks Garage seeks volunteers to help with various events like First Fridays, gallery sittings and art installations; 521-2903, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Honolulu Academy of Arts' Museum Learning Center seeks volunteer gallery guides; training begins later this month; 532-8726.
"Visualizing the Invisible," works by Murray Turnbull; opening reception 2-4 p.m. Jan. 20, show runs through Feb. 29; Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College; free; 236-9155.
Second annual "All Things Hawaiian" show, artwork in all media by Association of Hawaii Artists members; Jan. 20 to March 16; Honolulu Country Club; 395-3238.
"Cycle of the Seasons," paintings by Rei Matsuo and Kenichiro Sakurai; opening reception 5-7 p.m. Jan. 29, show runs through May 2; Art of Vision Gallery, Laser Eye Center of Hawaii; free; RSVP for reception by Jan. 25: 946-6000.
"Maui on Location," palette-knife oil paintings by Betty Hay Freeland; opening reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 25, show runs through Feb. 14; Village Gallery, Lahaina, Maui; free; 808-661-4402.
"The Landscape," works by Mary Mitsuda, Noreen Naughton, Sharon Sussman and Debbie Young; Jan. 25 to March 2; Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580.
"Giants," new paintings by Mark Norseth, and "Wi(red) glass," jewelry by Kyle Ino; Jan. 26 to Feb. 28; The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"Seeds," paintings and sculpture; through Jan. 20; Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580.
"Exploring the Feminine — New Ideas of Beauty," works by Yoko Harr, Keiko Hatano, Tsugumi Iwasaki Higbee and Noriko Wakayama; through Jan. 21; Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom, 938 Pi'ikoi St.; 597-1647.
"Living Angkor," exhibition of 13th- and 14th-century sculpture from Angkor Wat; through Jan. 24; East-West Center Gallery; 944-7584.
"The Pastelista Six," works in pastel by Bridgette Adams-Greb, Helen Iaea, Nancy Jackson, Gregory Pai, Kathy Yokouchi and Ela Zapf; through Jan. 24; The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"Transparent," new works by Maika'i Tubbs; through Jan. 24; Punahou School, Cooke Library; 944-5711.
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii annual juried show, works by members; through Jan. 25; Maui Hands Gallery, Pa'ia, Maui; www.pleinairpaintersofhawaii.com.
"Choose Yer Own Title," works on paper by Sanit Khewhok; through Jan. 26; Nu'uanu Gallery at Mark's Garage; 536-9828.
"Mapped," works in various media by nine Hawai'i artists; also, "Boyd Sugiki: Elements," glass works by Sugiki; both through May 27; The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center; 526-1322.
"Fuzz and Fury," works by Sally French; through March 5; The Balcony Gallery; 263-4434.
"Universal Connections," works by David Behlke and the late Richard Fand; through Feb. 22; Café Che Pasta; 728-7666.
"Dragon the Rat in for 2008," 'Iolani Lower School students celebrate the Year of the Rat with artwork that expresses their feelings toward Chinese New Year; through Feb. 15; Gallery on the Pali; 526-1191.
"Lost and Found," photographs that illustrate young people's stories of healing after the loss of a loved one; through Jan. 29; Honolulu Hale Courtyard; 224-5995.
"destiny?," new works by David Behlke, Dennis Goodbee, Janet Jin, Karen Lee and Bud Spindt; through Feb. 15; Koa Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College; 734-9374.
"Parentheses," new works by University of Hawai'i-Manoa graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History; through Feb. 22; UH-Manoa Art Gallery; 956-6888.
"Visualizing the Invisible," retrospective exhibition of works by Murray Turnbull; through Feb. 29; Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College; 236-9155.
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"Hawaiian Modern: The Architecture of Vladimir Ossipoff"; through Jan. 27; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8719.
"My Little Town," terra-cotta recreations of buildings around O'ahu by students from Le Jardin Academy; through Jan. 27; Museum Learning Center, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8726.
Original watercolors by Fabienne Blanc; through Jan. 28; Nohea Gallery, Ward Warehouse; 596-0074.
"Broadsides," works by artists Chris Campbell, Yvonne Cheng, Vicky Chock, Esther Shimazu and Nancy Vilhauer; also, "New Works by Aiko Kameya, Takeo Miji and Randy Shiroma"; through Jan. 30; Academy Art Center at Linekona; 532-8741.
"Vision and Discovery," works made in Pacific New Media workshops; through Jan. 30; Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza; 522-5930.
"Windows," multimedia works by Joshua Miles; through Feb. 1; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery; 233-7323.
"Linny Morris: Selected Works," photographs; through Feb. 3; The Contemporary Museum; 526-1322.
"Matteo Sandonŕ and Hawai'i: A Capital Ambition," works by Sandonŕ commissioned by members of early Hawai'i society; through Feb. 24; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700.
"On the Beach: Photographs by Richard Misrach"; through March 9; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; 526-1322.
"Playthings: Toys and Games," 19th- and 20th-century toys and games; through April 5; Mission Houses Museum; $6; 531-0481, ext. 714.
"How's Your House?," interactive children's exhibit on home designs around the world; through Aug. 17; Museum Learning Center, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8726.
"uncommon objects," works from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Art in Public Places Collection; Hawai'i State Art Museum; 586-0900, 586-0305, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the academy collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 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 academy collection; Honolulu Academy of Arts, 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.
The Quan Gallery, fine-art photo collages by Carolyn Quan; Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and 900 Front St., Lahaina, Maui; www.carolynquan.com.
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"Sister Islands: Bali and Hawai'i," watercolors by Paul Nagano; through Feb. 9; Baik Designs, Gentry Pacific Design Center; 524-2290.
"Mai Ka PIKO Mai: Gathering of Indigenous Artists," contemporary works by indigenous artists throughout the Pacific Rim; through April 6; Bishop Museum, Joseph M. Long Gallery; 847-3511.
"Playing in the Islands," 2007 Student Art Exhibition, exhibit-themed work by students in grades K-6 statewide; through May; Hawai'i Convention Center; docent-guided tours by appointment only; 9-11 a.m.; Wednesdays-Thursdays; reservations for groups of 10 or more: 943-3587.
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"Unlikely Combination?," glass and multimedia works by Kathleen and Bill Jaeger; through Jan. 30; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island; 808-887-1052.
"Songs for Spirit," glass by Bud Spindt and art quilts by M. Lea Ingram; through Feb. 15; Kaua'i Museum; 808-245-6931.
Juried exhibition, artwork by Hui No'eau Visual Art Center members; through Feb. 17; Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui; 808-572-6560, ext. 26.
"Vintage: Maui Artists with a Presence," "mini-retrospective" works from 34 Maui artists; through Feb. 17; Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului; 808-242-2787, www.mauiarts.org.
"The Paintings of Hajime Okuda (1906-1992)"; through March 31; Isaacs Art Center, Hawai'i Preparatory Academy, Kamuela, Big Island; 808-885-5884.
"75 Years of the Lyman Museum: A Journey Through Time and Place," retrospective exhibit; through April 30; Lyman Museum, Hilo, Big Island; 808-935-5021, www.lymanmuseum.org.
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.
Wayne Takazono paints portraits from photos and offers live sketches at Marine Corps Base Hawai'i and various Pictures Plus locations: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., first and third Fridays at Marine Corps Base Hawaii; 5-9 p.m., second and fourth Fridays at Kahala Mall; 12-3 p.m., first and third Saturdays at Pearl Highlands Center; 12-3 p.m., second and fourth Saturdays at Ward Gateway Center; live sketches start at $40, portraits take about a week and start at $160; 395-4630, 554-4600.
"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.
Expression Sessions, for children ages 5-12; 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m.; Saturdays; The Contemporary Museum; $7 members, $12 nonmembers; reservations: 237-5230.
Painting demonstration by Island artists; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturdays; The Gallery at Ward Centre; free; 597-8034.
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.
Ikebana sogetsu style, learn how to use a variety of materials to create flower arrangements; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays; Jan. 24 to March 6; Academy Art Center at Linekona, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $155; registration: 532-8741.
Palette knife oil-painting classes, Ed Furuike teaches how to paint land- and seascapes, all experience levels welcome; 7-10 p.m. Mondays and 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kapahulu Center, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays at Pigtails & Crewcuts, Moanalua Shopping Center; 206-0901, email@example.com.
Learn the Basics, class taught by Susan Brooks in structural drawing, perspective, value and color; 12:30-2:30 p.m. or 3-5 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays; Arts of Paradise Gallery, Waikiki Shore Hotel; $30 for each two-hour class; register: 927-0452.
Basics in Oil, ongoing classes by Elaine Matsuda, for 12 and older; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 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: 532-3989.
Plein-air Painting, on location at Magic Island, Makapu'u, North Shore and other spots to be arranged; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; $50 per class includes use of an easel and art supplies; call for location: 590-7092.
Life drawing classes, Disney animator Jim Goss teaches basics of life drawing, leading up to head painting and sculpture; 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays; Naturally Hawaiian, 41-1025 Kalaniana'ole Highway; $30, bring your own supplies; 384-5867.
Oil-painting classes, paint Island scenes using palette knife, and learn composition, natural color mixing, value, chroma and knife strokes from George Eguchi; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.; Thursdays; Hawaiian Graphics, 1923 S. Beretania St.; $125 for four consecutive sessions; registration: 398-8178 or George Eguchi.com.
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.
Hawaiian quilting workshops, experienced and novice quilters welcome; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; second and fourth Saturdays of the month; Mission Houses Museum; $35 for first workshop, then $6 per class; 531-0481, ext. 714.
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; YWCA on Richards Street; $270 for the series; schedule: 383-0998.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Art Maui invites Maui artists, professional or amateur, to submit works for its juried art exhibition; deadline Feb. 20; prospectus and registration: www.artmaui.com.
Hawai'i residents are invited to enter the "Breathtaking Views of Hawaii" Canon Amateur Photo Contest; submissions accepted through Feb. 29; rules and application: www.krater96.com.
The International Manga Award Executive Committee is accepting entries for its second annual manga contest; deadline Feb. 29; rules and application: www.mofa.go.jp/policy/culture/manga/index.html.
'Iolani School seeks artists for its 'Iolani Fair Art Show on April 16, 18 and 19; 943-2339, firstname.lastname@example.org; provide your name, contact information, artistic medium and any affiliation with the school.
Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group exhibitors; 524-0004.
Cassis by Chef Mavro seeks hanging art from solo or group exhibitors for its Guest Artist Series; 545-8100.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists; 597-8034.
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.