Art calendar Facing off — in a collaborative way
SECOND ANNUAL "ART AT THE CAPITOL" exhibition of public works of art, purchased through the state Foundation on Culture and the Arts, showcased in state lawmakers' offices; talk story sessions with legislators, tour of the Capitol, visits with the artists and entertainment by the Hawai'i Youth Symphony; 5-7 p.m. March 5, state Capitol; free; information, 586-7142
LAHAINA ARTS ASSOCIATION ART FAIR, AUCTION AND ESTATE SALE, including sale of art, art accessories, and entertainment, 1-4 p.m. March 6 (auction 1-4 p.m. March 7), under the banyan tree, Lahaina, Maui; information, 808-662-0378, www.lahaina-arts.com.
"HOT LATIN!," with two stages of live music, including the Rolando Sanchez Hawai'i Salsa Band, samba music, capoeira (martial art) and tango demonstrations, and food and drink for sale, 6-9 p.m. March 5, Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0307.
EXPRESSION SESSIONS, art activities for ages 5-12; 10:30 a.m. March 6; The Contemporary Museum; $12 (discount for members); reservations required, 237-5230.
FIRST FRIDAY, exhibit openings, receptions and special events on the First Friday Downtown Gallery Walk, a self-guided tour of galleries in Downtown Honolulu, Chinatown and Kailua, 6-9 p.m. March 5; free; 524-1160.
NOTE: No First Friday events at The Contemporary Museum.
20TH- AND 21ST-CENTURY ART HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, by Betty Chapman Neogy; 2-3 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, through March 24, Kāhala Nui retirement residence; free; reservations required: 218-7004.
"INSPIRATION AND EVOLUTION: 35 Years as a Fiber Artist," lecture by artist, author and teacher Claire Campbell Park, sponsored by Hawaii Handweavers'' Hui; 6 p.m. March 3, Art Center at Linekona; information, 988-7395.
HONOLULU PRINTMAKERS, 82nd Annual Exhibition, through March 19, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free printmaking demonstrations, 1-3 p.m. March 7; 536-5507.
AN ALTERED ART ADVENTURE: ESCAPE FOR A DAY!, an "altered art" crafts session, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 6, Rubber Stamp Plantation, Kaka'ako; $60 (materials provided; basic artists' tool kit needed; can bring personal materials); information, 218-8778.
COMPETITION FOR NEW COMMUNITY ARCHITECTURE, sponsored by Interisland Terminal, to design and build a temporary, collapsible, multi-use structure to serve as a merchandise sales and information kiosk for Ballet Hawaii; submission deadline, March 30; information, www.interislandterminal.org.
RECENT WORKS BY JOHN KOGA AND LAWRENCE SEWARD, featuring original sculptures and "shaped" paintings, extended through March 7, Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580.
"ULTRAMARINE," an exhibit of paintings by Gay Jefferson and sculptural glass by Bud Spindt, through March 20, The Art Center at Linekona, Balcony Gallery; 532-8700.
"CLAYMATES 2," a group show of ceramic arts (including wall-hung) from the Hawaii Potters' Guild, through March 25, in the newly renovated Gallery at Ward Centre; opening reception, 3-5 p.m. March 7; 597-8034.
"FILM-BASED IMAGES" by students from The Kamehameha Schools; March 1-30, Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza, Suite 200 (opening reception 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 1; public invited); public welcome; free. 522-5930.
PAINTINGS IN THE "COSMOS" SERIES, by sculptor-artist Richard M. Fand, former UH mechanical engineering professor, March 1-31, Morning Brew cafe, Kailua (opening event, 6-8 p.m. March 4); 262-7770.
NEW WORKS BY MARK KADOTA, March 2-April 13, Bethel Street Gallery (opening reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 3); 524-3552, www.bethelstreetgallery.com.
"MASTERPIECES FROM THE RICHARD LANE COLLECTION," from the museum's recently-acquired collection, including Chinese, Korean and Japanese paintings, and Japanese woodblock prints, through June 27, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 988-7395..
WINDWARD ARTIST GUILD, 50th anniversary open exhibition, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; through March 19, Bishop Square, Pauahi Tower, Mezzanine Gallery; free; 261-0041.
"ETERNAL BLINKING: CONTEMPORARY ART OF KOREA," through April 9, University of Hawai'i-Mānoa, Art Building gallery; 956-6888. Related events:
• Free tours: 2-3 p.m. Sundays, through March 21.
• Free tour in Korean: 2-3 p.m. March 28.
(Listed by closing date)
"DELICACY," photographs by Knoll + Cella, through March 5; Hawai'i Pacific University, Hawai'i Loa campus, Kāne'ohe; 236-5853.
"CONFRONTATION/CONTEMPLATION," highlighting the work of Neale Asato and Joe Bright, through March 5, Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College; information, 236-9150.
"MY REVOLUTION BEGINS ..." by Reem Bassous, collages reflecting the artist's experience during the Beirut civil war, through March 7; The Contemporary Museum, Cafe Gallery; 526-1322.
"NEW MOON," new works by Takeo, Eric Chandler and Hitoshi Hida, through March 8; Louis Pohl Gallery; 521-1812.
"MOVING HISTORIES: TYPE IN MOTION," Flash animation online exhibit depicting pivotal moments in world history, done by University of Hawai'i-Mānoa graphic design students, on view at www.interislandterminal.org, through March 2010.
"R&R RECYCLING & REDEFINING THE EVERYDAY," work of Loreen Matsushima and Carol Sakihara, through March 12, Kapi'olani Community College, Koa Art Gallery; Koa Building courtyard; 734-9374.
TAKEO AND ERIC CHANDLER'S "New Work of Asian Design Influence," through March 12, Louis Pohl Gallery, Chinatown; 521-1812.
"IMPRESSIONS," by Bobbie Sakai, through March 12, Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church; 595-4047.
"TWO MEN: RECENT WORK BY SATORU ABE (sculptures) AND HAMILTON KOBAYASHI (landscapes)," through March 26, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, Community Gallery; gallery admission free; open to the public; 945-7633.
"CHAM: SYNCRETIC ISLAMIC COMMUNITIES IN VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA," showcasing art from the Cham, descendants of the Champa kingdom that once ruled southern Vietnam, through March 28; East-West Center Gallery; 944-7584.
BISHOP MUSEUM "FASHION HERITAGE" EXHIBITS, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays, through April 11; 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org:
• Ka Lei Pāpale: "Hats of Hawai'i," featuring the museum's 19th- and 20th-century hat collection, alongside contemporary hats, Castle Building.
• Ho'olauole: "The Joy of Wearable Art," exploring the concept of "cultural body" — what makes it "native," and how it is expressed in modern times, J.M. Gallery.
"SUITE OF NUDES," by Snowden Hodges, through April 20, Louis Pohl Gallery, Chinatown; 521-1812.
"FROM WHISTLER TO WARHOL: MODERNISM ON PAPER," unpublished and rarely seen modernist works (along with free half-hour Spotlight Tours, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and related "Modernism in Film" film series), through May 2, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
"GRAPHIC CABINET NO. 5: Private and Public Devotion in Medieval Europe," showcasing medieval manuscripts and stained glass; through May 9, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 9; 532-8700.
THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM exhibits, all through May 23: "Wonders, Curiosities and Conundrums" by Elizabeth Berdann, "Legendary Beings" by Judy Fox, "Face All Eyes, Eyes All Hands" by Fay Ku, and "Recent Videos — Hobo Clown and Forest" by Allison Schulnik; 526-0232.
"POETS AND PRINTMAKERS: LITERARY THEMES IN JAPANESE PRINTS," exhibit from the art museum's collection; through June 6, Robert F. Lange Foundation Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700; www.honoluluacademy.org.
"A YEAR OF CHARLES BARTLETT: BARTLETT IN JAVA AND CEYLON," a year-long celebration of the English painter and printmaker, through June 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts, John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery; 532-8700; www.honoluluacademy.org.
"JAPANESE DOLLS FROM THE TSUJI FAMILY COLLECTION," dolls from the Edo and Meiji periods in Japan, through June 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
"HO'OULU: The Inspiration of Hula," featuring works from the Art in Public Places Collection; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through July 17; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
"UNCOMMON OBJECTS," works in wood, clay, glass, fiber and metal, from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts' Public Places Collection; 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday, for an unlimited engagement; Windward Community College, Palikū Theatre, second-floor lobby; 236-9155.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
BETHEL STREET GALLERY accepting entries for its Fourth Annual Hawai'i Artists Exhibition and its "All You Can Eat" (related to food or drink) all-media juried art exhibitions; entry fees; deadline/in-form-ation: 524-3552.
'IOLANI FAIR SOLICITS VISUAL ARTS IN ALL MEDIA (no school affiliation required), non-juried show, indoor venue, part of annual campus fair; registration deadline, March 31; Leilani Fortuno, 943-3353.
Caf 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 its 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.
ARTS DEMONSTRATIONS, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. most Saturdays and Sundays, The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"A Gathering of Greenery," block prints by Caren Loebel-Fried; Kiawe Kitchen, Volcano Village, Big Island; 808-985-8979.
"Arts of the Philippines," Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 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.
IMPRESSIONIST OIL PAINTINGS BY FLEURETTE, Gallery Haiku, Windward Mall; Island Treasures, Koko Marina Center; 922-8641; www.fleuretteart.com.
"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.
Quan Gallery, fine-art photo collages by Carolyn Quan; Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and 900 Front St., Lahaina; 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.
GINNY WALDEN FINE ARTS, free talk and tour of gallery and sculpture garden, Olomana Gardens, Waimānalo; school groups welcome; by appointment only: 259-8453.
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; email@example.com.
Demonstrations by guest artists; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily; Native Books/Nā 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/Nā 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; noon-3 p.m., first and third Saturdays at Pearl Highlands Center; noon-3 p.m., second and fourth Saturdays at Ward Gateway Center; live sketches start at $40, portraits start at $160; 395-4630, 554-4600.
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-MĀNOA OUTREACH CLASSES, registration: 956-8400; 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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn the Basics, class 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; 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 a 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, 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 St.; $270 for the series; schedule: 383-0998.
Send announcements, at least 10 days before event, with contact name and phone number, to: Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser, 605 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96813; firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.