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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, June 14, 2009

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff


A DAY CAMP FOR YOUNG ARTISTS, presented by the Honolulu Academy of Arts, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 20; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8726.

TEXT MESSAGE, performace art by the AV Club of Honolulu, 1-3 p.m. June 20, The Contemporary Museum; free with museum entry; reservations recommended; 237-5217.

CALL TO ARTISTS, all media: create a peace sign for display in galleries June 19 throughout Chinatown, in celebration of the 51st anniversary of the peace sign, sponsored by The Arts District Merchants Association, information/qualifications, 741-4612.

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT to work at The Contemporary Museum's visitor information desk, museum shop, as gallery attendants and for special events; weekday and weekend shifts available; information, 237-5218, www.tcmhi.org.

SUMI-E BRUSH PAINTING, with Mary Spears; 7-8 p.m. through July 31; Morning Brew in Kailua; free; 754-1274.

SEEN AND UNSEEN, photographic visions of Charles Bowen, Jean-Jacques Dicker and Philippe L. Gross, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through June 20; free; 734-9374

MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH free admission to The Contemporary Museum during May for retired, reserve and active-duty military and families, with identification; 237-5230.

MAMo Awards Exhibit, including feather, woven and quilted art works by "Gussie" Bento, carvings by Alapa'i Hanapi, and 18 other master artists (including Rocky Jensen, Herb Kane, Mary Lou Kekuewa, Marie McDonald and Sam Ka'ai; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Bishop Museum, Joseph M. Long Gallery; museum fees apply; information, 848-4190.

HONOLULU ACADEMY OF ARTS summer children's art classes (beginning June 16), at Academy Art Center at Linekona: registration forms at www.honoluluacademy.org; information: 532-8741.


"FRIENDS AND MENTORS," featuring painters Patrice Federspiel and Tamara Moan, with wood sculptures and bowls by Ron Kent; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through July 10, opening reception: 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 18; Pauahi Tower Gallery; 342-0109.

18TH ANNUAL KOREAN CHILDREN'S ART EXHIBIT, paintings and drawings by O'ahu students K to 12, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 16-18, Honolulu Hale Courtyard; free; 271-4802.

RAKU HO'OLAULE'A, 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, presented by Hawai'i Craftsmen, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through July 25, opening reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 18, The ARTS at Marks Garage; www.hawaiicraftsmen.org.

WOVEN DEVOTION: CAMBODIAN TEXTILES FROM THE ACADEMY COLLECTION, Cambodian pidan are patterened fabrics that were traditionally used as hangings and canopies, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays -Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 19, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 22; admission fee; 532-8700.


"DARK CLOUDS OVER PARADISE: THE HAWAII INTERNEES' STORY" exhibit by Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i on internment of Island residents, most of Japanese ancestry, after the attack on Pearl Harbor; library hours, through June 26; Hawai'i State Library lobby; 586-3499.

"REVELRY OF LIGHT," multimedia exhibition by James E. Drorbaugh Jr.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, through June 30; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kane'ohe; 233-7323.

"BUS STOP CULTURE SHOW," with original bus stop culture theme paintings and sculptures by 13 local artists; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Thursday, and Friday, also 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, through July 12; Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580, www.cedarstreetgalleries.com.

MARK TURNER SOLO SHOW, featuring 20 new works; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, through July 15, Bethel Street Gallery; 524-3552.

"DA KINE: LOCAL PERSPECTIVES," artworks of everything local, what it means to be local, culture or natural beauty of Hawai'i, opening reception: 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 18, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Wednesday through July 31; The Exhibit Space; 728-0911.

"TIKI'S, CANOES & TATTOES," series three of "art@town," ocean theme by local artist Sam Clemens; during restaurant hours, through Aug. 1; 735-5900, www.townkaimuki.com.

"HAWAI'I NEI 2009," a juried exhibition of art representing native species from professional and amateur artists of the Big Island, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Aug. 2; The Exhibit Space; 728-0911.


(Listed by closing date)

"BOTANICAL AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOS OF HAWAI'I, by Edward Sawada, on display 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through June 14, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitors Center Lecture Room, Kane'ohe; free; 623-3140.

"20 GOING ON 21: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Looking to the Future," an exhibition of Hawai'i artists in celebration of the museum's 20th anniversary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays; through June 21, The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive; 526-1322.

OAHU ARTS CENTER AT THE CAFE, works by several artists in acrylic, digital giclee, mixed media, oil, watercolor and photography, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, through June 27, Cafe Che Pasta; 271-1344.

"ED FURUIKE: ART EXERCISING EMOTIONS," newest works of palette knife oils, through July 4, club hours, Honolulu Club; 206-0901.

"FUSION," Univas, featured artist, presented by the Lahaiina Arts Society; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through July 5, Banyan Tree Gallery at the Old Lahaina Courthouse, Maui; information, 661-0111.

WAIALUA HIGH AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL student art show and sale, including photography, prints, ceramics; library hours, through July 14, Waialua Public Library, free; information, 637-8286.

"FOR OUR CHILDREN, FOR OUR PLANET: GOING GREEN IN JAPAN AND HAWAI'I," exhibit of photo essays by Brian Sato of Japanese recycling and sustainability practices; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through July 17; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i; free for JCCH members; $3 non-member residents; 945-7633.

"THE ARCHITECTURE OF CHANGE: EXPLORING THE PAST WITHIN THE PRESENT," showcasing the digital images of abstract textures photographed in China by Scott Groeniger, and architectural photographic work of Chinatown of Hawkins Biggins; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays, through July 17; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Hawai'i Loa campus, Kane'ohe; free; 236-5853.

"PERSPECTIVES OF BEAUTY," featuring works by 10 local artists working in a variety of media: painting, drawing, and photography,10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through July 18; Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom; 597-1647.

"ACCESSION," recent acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection; through July 18; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.

"ART FOR THE PEOPLE: JAPANESE PRINTS BY MUNAKATA SHIKO," folk art masterpieces, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 2; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 21; 532-8700.

"GRAPHIC CABINET NO. 4: FRANCISCO GOYA — THE DISASTERS OF WAR," rare etchings by the Spanish master on the horrors of war, seen for the first time in decades, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays -Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays; through Aug. 9, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 9; admission fee; 532-8700.

ARTISTS OF HAWAII 2009 annual exhibit, 88 works by 64 artists,10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 16, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Academy Art Center; 536-5507.

"ALPHABET SOUP: LITERARY, LANGUAGE AND LEARNING," show extended — showing the history of the written Hawaiian language, literary works about Hawai'i and an "alphabetical" introduction to the museum's artifacts collection, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through Sept. 12, Mission Houses Museum; 447-3910.

THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, 20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS, free admission for twentysomethings through Sept. 30; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays; 2411 Makiki Heights Drive; 526-1322.

"DECADES OF ABSTRACTION," a survey of abstract expressionism, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 18, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $10 adults, $5 students/seniors; free for members/children younger than 12; 532-8700.

"UNCOMMON OBJECTS," various works from wood, clay, glass, fiber and metal, from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Public Places Collection, 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays, and Sundays, for an unlimited engagement; Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, second-floor lobby; 236-9155.


MACY'S DOWNTOWN seeks artwork to display in the Gazebo restaurant; for details: Francisco.Mireles@macys.com.

Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group exhibitors; 524-0004.

The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks 3-D works in any media from O'ahu artists; 597-8034.

RESOURCE SUITES seeks artwork 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.

"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.


HAWAI'I STATE ART MUSEUM seeks volunteers to help with monthly Second Saturday events; patience with children, flexibility, and hands-on arts and crafts experience sought; 586-0307.

"THIRD THURSDAY," live music for art lovers and people wanting to "stay and play" Downtown, 6-7 p.m. third Thursday monthly; The ARTS at Marks Garage; free; 1159 Nu'uanu Ave.; 521-2903.

The ARTS at Marks Garage seeks volunteers to help with events, gallery sittings and art installations; 521-2903, info@artsatmarks.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 base; 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.

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.


UH-MANOA OUTREACH CLASSES, registration, 956-8400; information, www.outreach.hawaii.edu/noncredit/courses:

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, furuikeart@aol.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," 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, Kaneohe Atrium; both $25 per class; 554-4600, wtakazono@hawaii.rr.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.