FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS
View exhibit openings, receptions and special events on a self-guided tour of art galleries in Downtown Honolulu, Chinatown and Kailua, Oct. 3; free; 524-1160:
BROTHERS CAZIMERO, "Hawaiian Classics," a "Live from the Lawn" presentation, also featuring Brother Noland and Te Lumanaki O Tokelau, Pacific dance group (on the lawn), and guitarists Jeff Peterson and Bobby Nishida (on the second-floor lanai), 5-9 p.m. Oct. 3, Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0304.
"EXTRATERRESTRIAL!," UFO, alien and outer space theme, with special effects, "X-files," and galactic music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, Oct. 3-31 (opening reception 5-9 p.m. Oct. 3), Pygoya Gallery, 1170 Nu'uanu Ave.; 845-6216.
DINA DARGO, EXHIBIT OF HER ART OF ANIMALS AND "SPIRITUAL CONNECTION TO EARTH," OCT. 1-31 (RECEPTIONS 5-9 P.M. OCT. 3; AND 5-9 P.M. OCT. 16); KIM TAYLOR REECE GALLERY, 1142 BETHEL ST.; 546-1144.
"PORTRAITS OF SURVIVAL: THE SURVIVOR SPIRIT," a "One Night Stand" series of part of the portrait collection of breast cancer survivors by James Anshutz Photography, cast paper sculptures by Dr. Spencer Hamada and Michael Creek, The Actors Group "Costumes and Coffee in the Courtyard," Acupuncture and Herbs from China exotic teas and lotions for sale, and entertainment by Fred Gayagas; 5-9:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Mendonca Building courtyard, 1126 Smith Street; free; 262-5930.
"ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY: WORKING TOGETHER TO UNDERSTAND PREHISTORIC AMERICAN CULTURES," a lecture by archaeologist, Elizabeth Ann Morris, sponsored by Jean Charlot Foundation, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, UH-Manoa, Art Building, room 101; free; 956-6848.
GLASS ART AND BEAD FESTIVAL, SPONSORED BY SOFT FLEX CO., SHOWCASING BEADS, GEMSTONES, FINDINGS, COLLECTIBLE GLASS ART AND JEWELRY, 11 A.M.-5 P.M. SEPT. 28, WARD WAREHOUSE, SECOND FLOOR; INFORMATION: 591-8411 OR WWW.SOFTFLEXCOMPANY.COM.
"FIBER HAWAI'I: IN, OF OR ABOUT FIBER," lecture by multimedia artist Liz Train, on the biennial juried art exhibition sponsored by Hawai'i Craftsmen, noon, Sept. 30, Hawai'i State Art Museum, multipurpose room; free; public invited; 588-0307 or www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
ELI REED PUBLIC LECTURE AND WORKSHOP, considered one of America's leading African-American photojournalists, sponsored by the UH Outreach College/Pacific New Media: lecture and showing of photographs, 7 p.m. Oct. 3, UH-Manoa, Art Building auditorium; free; reservations: 956-2039; workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 4, UH-Manoa, Krauss Hall, room 012; $75 (lunch provided); registration: 956-8400.
"A LANDSCAPE OF PRINTS,"a benefit for Honolulu Printmakers, with dinner, fine wines, live music by Grant Carvalho, and take-home print from a local printmaker; 5 p.m. Oct. 4; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Art Center; $130 per person/ $150, couple, including a print; 536-5507
"CELEBRATE THE ARTS!," 27th annual benefit, awards ceremony and concert for the Hawai'i Arts Alliance, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4; Hawai'i Theatre; student scholarship opportunities available; $65/$55/$45; tickets, 528-0506; information, 428-1625, www.hawaiiartsalliance.org.
HAWAI'I POTTERS GUILD FALL CLASSES in wheel and handbuilding pottery, through Nov. 29, various days/times, 2480 Bingham St.; $165; registration: 941-8108.
LAWRENCE SEWARD SOLO EXHIBITION of sculpture and paintings, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 17 (reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, and personal artist appearance 5-9 p.m. Oct. 3), Nu'uanu Gallery at Marks Garage, 1161 Nu'uanu Ave.; 536-9828.
"HULA BY THE SEA," watercolors and etchings by Joan Allen, Oct. 1-31, Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace; 988-4147.
"WIDE HAWAI'I," exhibit by Navy photographer and Hollywood camerman Ellis St. Rose, Oct. 1-30 (reception 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 1), Canon USA Hawai'i Branch, Ward Plaza; free; 522-5930.
"KILLER RED ANTS," showing of "edible, recycled and sustainable art," including paintings, cheesecake, T-shirts, buttons and CDs, by artist Otto, Oct. 1-Nov. 15 (opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 1), Chinatown Boardroom, 1160 Nu'uanu Ave.; 585-7200.
PECHA KUCHA NIGHT, an artists' "show-and-tell" of their latest works, 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 2, Honolulu Academy of Art Center at Linekona; free; 532-8712
"AMALGAM," exhibit by Rujunko Pugh, fine arts photographer of black-and-white images of Hawaiian Plants, as well as a classical contemporary music performance and screen-printed secondhand T-shirts, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 2, Coffeeline Campus Coffeehouse, 1820 University Ave.; free; 778-7909.
"MARK BROWN AND THE U.S. OUTREACH COLLEGE LANDSCAPE PAINTERS," the Fourth Annual Plein Air (paintings done in natural light) Painters' Exhibit, sponsored by Association of Hawai'i Artists, through Nov. 9 (reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 28); Honolulu Country Club; 469-0183. .
"THE FOREST SERIES," by Noreen Naughton, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 14, (reception 4-6 p.m. Sept. 28); Hawai'i Pacific University Art Galley, Kaneohe campus.
"DECADES OF ABSTRACTION," reinstallation of the Claire Boothe Luce Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art collection, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; Oct. 2-18, Honolulu Academy of Arts; museum admission prices; 532-8700.
ACRYLIC PAINTINGS EXHIBIT by wildlife artist, Michael Furuya, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday; and 2-5 p.m. Nov. 2 (reception 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 3); Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St.; free; 589-1580.
"DESIGN IN ASIAN TEXTILES," featuring textiles and related arts of Japan and China, including Japanese textile woodblock prints, katagami (from the collection of Robyn and Judy Buntin), kimono, obi, kasuri, tsutsugaki, Chinese robes, embroideries, Miao garments and kossu/kesi; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, through Oct. 5, at Robyn Buntin of Honolulu, 848 S. Beretania St.; free; 523-5913.
"CONFLUENCE," an exhibition highlighting work from the fine-art studio classes at Windward Community College; through Oct. 8; Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College; 236-9155, www.gallery.wcc.hawaii.edu.
"DARKNESS, A JURIED SHOW OF PHOTOGRAPHY," 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 10, The Koa Art Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College; free. 734-9374.
"FRAGMENTS, EXPLORATIONS OF CONTEMPORARY COLLAGE," works of Jodi Endicott, Sabra Feldstein Andy Kay, Jinja Kim, Paul Levitt and George Woollard; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, through Oct. 18; Sub-Zero/Wolf showroom, King and Pi'ikoi streets; 597-1647.
"FIBER HAWAI'I 2008," exhibition sponsored by Hawai'i Craftsmen; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through Oct. 18, The ARTS at Marks Garage; Academy Art Center at Linekona; also: showing and reception by Textile Society of America, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 25; and First Friday event, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 3); 521-3282.
"TWISTS AND TURNS - CONTEMPORARY TEXTILES IN HAWAI'I TODAY," works by 12 artists; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays, through Oct. 30, The Exhibit Space, 1132 Bishop St., second-level lobby; free (one-hour free parking in underground parking area); 599-5009.
"LEGACY EXHIBIT: HONOLULU BOTANIC GARDENS," photographs/art of the five city botanical gardens, including pictures of the Victorian-era home of Mary Foster on the site of Foster Botanical Garden, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 30; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kane'ohe; free; 233-7323.
"'ILI IHO: THE SURFACE WITHIN," museum exhibit exploring four museum textile treasures - a feathered cloak, makaloa mat, an intricate kapa and a "protest quilt"; museum hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through April 5, 2009, Bishop Museum, J.M. Long Gallery; museum admission applies; 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org.
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"FACES AND FIGURES," features six local artists; through Sept. 28; The Contemporary Museum Cafe; 523-3362.
"ATTESTATION," exhibit featuring miniature original oil paintings by Sanit Khewhok; through Sept. 29; Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580, www.cedarstreetgalleries.com.
"166 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY," exhibit featuring Zak, Ken and Rick Noyle; through Sept. 29; Canon U.S.A. Inc., 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200; 522-5930.
THE GALLERY AT WARD CENTRE displays "A Fine Summer's End," paintings in oil and pastel by Mark Norseth, and "It's About Time," koa clocks by Roy Tsumoto; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays; through Oct. 30; 597-8034, www.gwcfineart.com.
"CONVERSATIONALS," batiks and semi-abstract acrylics by Marti Wiese Rounds; through Sept. 30, "Meet the Artists" noon-2 p.m. Sundays; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kane'ohe; 233-7323.
"COUNTRY ROAD," oil paintings by Pauahi Clark; through Sept. 30; Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace; 988-4147.
"ORGANICALLY GROWN," a varietal art showing of etchings, photography and digital works by Margo Kessler Cook; through Sept. 30; Cathedral Gallery, 1184 Bishop St.; 536-7036.
"BEACHES," a group show by artists from the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program; through Sept. 30; Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Gallery, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific; 531-3511.
"QUILTS: A CONTEMPORARY CELEBRATION," exhibit organized by Mission Houses Museum, featuring work of the Hawai'i Quilt Guild, through Oct. 2; Lane Gallery, Honolulu Hale; information: Charlie Aldinger, 526-1322.
"FUNDAMENTAL FIBERS: LAUHALA, TAPA AND QUILTS" exhibit; through Oct. 2; Mission Houses Museum; free; 531-0481, www.missionhouses.org.
"ROSES AND REVOLVERS: THE LADYKILLERS," an all-female art show; through Sept. 30; Prolifik, 939 McCully St.; $10; 927-5836, www.prolifikprojects.com.
GLENN POULAIN, shows his marine and landscape photography; through Oct. 3, Morning Brew, Kailua; free; 754-1274.
"NINE IS THE NEW LUCKY NUMBER," The Friends of Waialua Library showcases nine Hawai'i artists who live, work or have lived on the North Shore; through Oct. 31; Waialua Public Library; free; 637-8286.
"THE PUPPET SHOW," a traveling exhibition containing some adult subject matter; works of 27 contemporary artists exploring imagery of puppets in sculpture, film, video, time-based media, animation and photography, through Nov. 23; The Contemporary Museum.
"BODIES," preserved human body specimens, through Dec. 31, Ala Moana Center; adults $26, $24 seniors, $18 children, $19 student/military with valid ID; 877-273-4375; www.bodiestickets.com; www.bodiestheexhibition.com.
"KOREANS ON THE PLANTATION" exhibit; through Dec. 31; Hawaii's Plantation Village, Waipahu; free; 677-0110, www.hawaiiplantationvillage.org.
"INTERTWINE: A SELECTION OF HAWAI'I FIBER ART," a sampling of textile and fiber works from the state Foundation on Culture and the Arts' Public Places Collection, presented in conjunction with 11th Biennial Symposium of the Textile Society of America; through Jan. 17, 2009; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.
"ACCESSION," recent acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection; through July 18, 2009; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.
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"OUTSIDE MY BACKYARD," an exhibit by Karen Camara of oils, acrylics and watercolors, primarily of Maui locations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., through Sept. 30, Lahaina Arts Society Gallery; free; 808-661-0111.
"MOANA," photographs by Bruna Stude; through Oct. 2; Kaua'i Museum; 808-245-6931.
"VISIONS OF HAWAI'I," paintings by Adrienne Mierzwa; through Oct. 5; Roy's Poipu Bar and Grill, Kaua'i; free; 808-742-5000.
"THE TRASH ART SHOW: HAWAI'I ARTISTS RECYCLE," 20th anniversary show highlighting the fashions of over 40 designers, and recycled art by over 100 Big Island artists, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 3, East Hawai'i Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo; 961-5711.
"GOKUROSAMA: CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NISEI IN HAWAI'I," traveling Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i exhibition by photographer Brian Y. Sato; through Oct. 15; Lyman Museum, Hilo; free; 808-935-5021.
HELEN M. CASSIDY MEMORIAL JURIED ART SHOW, sponsored by the Waimea (Big Island) Arts Council, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; Oct. 1-31 (awards ceremony and reception, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 11), Firehouse Gallery, Waimea; 808-883-2324.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
PLEIN AIR PAINTERS OF HAWAI'I seeks submissions for its Third Annual Juried Members Show, 5-7 p.m., Nov. 7, Wailoa Art Center, Hilo, Big Island; submission deadline, Oct. 1; www.PleinAirPaintersOfHawaii.com or 808-875-7357.
WINDWARD ARTISTS GUILD seeks submissions for its 49th Annual Member Exhibition All Media Exhibition, Oct. 5-31, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery, Kane'ohe; prospectus and membership application, 235-5545 or www.hawaiiwag.org.
MACY'S DOWNTOWN seeks artwork to display in The Gazebo restaurant; for details: Francisco.Mireles@macys.com.
Caf... Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group exhibitors; 524-0004.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists; 597-8034.
RESOURCE SUITES seeks art work to display in the office; contact Daniel Kaneshiro; 447-5801, www.resourcesuites.com.
WAIMEA VALLEY seeks Native Hawaiian, North Shore, Island artists and producers to showcase their locally made products in its retail store, Ku'ono Waiwai; 638-7766.
"A Gathering of Greenery," block prints by Caren Loebel-Fried; Kiawe Kitchen, Volcano Village, Big Island; 808-985-8979.
"Arts of the Philippines," from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection; Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts, at the academy. 532-8701.
Works by Brenda Cablayan, Chris Campbell, Scottie Flamm, Frank Sheriff, Christopher St. John, Marc Turner and other Island artists; Bethel Street Gallery; 524-3552, www.bethelstreetgallery.com.
"Cap-a-City," installation art project made of recycled plastic bottles, caps, cans and other everyday containers; Tadpole; www.tadpolestudio.org.
"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.
"O2art 3: Paul Morrison, gamodeme," black-and-white monumental painting; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; 526-0232.
"The Pacific Islands," from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa; at the academy; 532-8701.
The Quan Gallery, fine-art photo collages by Carolyn Quan; Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and 900 Front St., Lahaina, Maui; www.carolynquan.com.
Satoru's Art Gallery; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; 905 Makahiki Way; 945-3939.
"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.
"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 ARTS at Marks Garage seeks volunteers to help with events, gallery sittings and art installations; 521-2903, email@example.com.
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 Hawaii 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 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 demonstrations 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.
CLASSES FREE TEXTILE ART PROJECTS, HONOLULU ACADEMY OF ARTS, MUSEUM LEARNING CENTER ART STUDIO; WEDNESDAYS, NOON-4 P.M.; SATURDAYS 10 A.M.-4:30 P.M.; AND SUNDAYS 1-5 P.M.; $10*; 532-8700.
Palette knife oil-painting classes, Ed Furuike teaches how to paint landscapes and seascapes, all experience levels welcome; 6-9 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at Shingon Shu Temple, 915 Sheridan St. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at Pigtails & Crewcuts, Moanalua Shopping Center; 206-0901, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"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," classes led by Elaine Matsuda, for 12 and older; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-3 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.
Drawing classes, with Wayne Takazono; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Hawaiian Graphics; also, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 12 weeks; Art at the Atrium, Kane'ohe Atrium; both $25 per class; 554-4600, email@example.com.
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 www.GeorgeEguchi.com.
Oil-painting classes, learn composition and color from Noriko Wakayama; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays; $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.
Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.