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Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2010

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff

IN HOUSE EXHIBITS

32nd ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT EXHIBITION, by graduate art students of University of Hawai'i-Mānoa, display of glass, painting, photography, fiber, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, installation and "intermedia," through Feb. 5 (reception, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 17; public invited), UH-Mānoa Art Building gallery; free (parking fees may apply); 956-6888, www.hawaii.edu/artgallery.

KOA ART GALLERY ART FACULTY 2010 BIENNIAL, visual images from over 20 working and teaching artists at Kapi'olani Community College, through Feb. 5 (reception 4:30-7 p.m. Jan. 20), KCC campus, Diamond Head Road; 734-9374.

INAUGURAL ACADEMY ART CENTER FACULTY AND STAFF EXHIBITION, paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics by faculty/staff members, through Jan. 27, Arts Center at Line-kona; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS

THIRD THURSDAY, art and gallery tour, for art lovers and people wanting to "stay and play" Downtown (with opening reception for Hawaii Craftsmen Fiber Arts exhibit); 6-7 p.m.Jan. 21; The ARTS at Marks Garage; free; 1159 Nu'uanu Ave.; 521-2903.

THIRD THURSDAY AT THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, free entry day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 21; 526-1322.

HAWAI'I STATE ART MUSEUM closed on Furlough Friday, Jan. 29.

VILLAGE GALLERIES/RITZ-CARLTON, KAPALUA artist-in-residence Christina Skaggs, inspired by primitive masters of oceanic art (including petroglyphs, tapa, Polynesian tattoos, Maori carvings, voyaging canoes, mythical animals and sacred botanicals), in residence Jan. 17-19 (reception and exhibition, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 17, and "hands-on" demonstrations, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 18 and 19, Village Galleries, off lobby); 808-669-1800.

"PLAY IN CLAY FOR ADULTS," chance to create pottery in a state-of-the-art ceramic studio , 6-8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 18-Feb. 24, Windward Community College; $140 (and $30 lab fee); 235-7433, www.windward.hawaii.edu (Continuing Education link).

OPENINGS

WORKS OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN ARTISTS, Kupihea Romero and Hale Mawae, as part of the NightMarket@AlohaTower, 5-10 p.m. Jan. 20, Aloha Tower; www.AlohaTowerNightMarket.com; 457-9399.

"GRAPHIC CABINET NO. 5: Private and Public Devotion in Medieval Europe," showcasing the Honolulu Academy of Art's collection of medieval manuscript s and stained glass, with emphasis on how they were used as part of everyday religious practice; part of the ongoing Graphic Cabinet series highlight the academy's collection of work on paper; Jan. 21-May 9, academy's Gallery 9; admission fee; 532-8700.

"DELICACY," a collection of photographs by Knoll + Cella, Jan. 24-March 5 (opening reception, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 24, Hawai'i Pacific University, Hawai'i Loa Campus, Kāne'ohe; 236-5853.

RECENT OPENINGS

CORINNE GALLARDO AND FRIENDS 2010 ART SHOW, works in acrylic, oil, and mixed media, by Eddie Davis, Thomas Deir, Corinne Gallardo, Joey Hashimoto, Ria Keltz-Remenar,, Albert Mata, Frank Oliva and Napu Kim; through Feb. 26 (meet the artists, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 5), Cafe Che Pasta; 271-1344.

"PERFORMING IN PASTEL," works by Honolulu Symphony musician Norman F. Foster, through Jan. 29, Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, Pali Highway); 595-4047.

"NEW MOON," new works by Takeo, Eric Chandler and Hitoshi Hida, through March 8; First Friday, 5:30-9 p.m., Feb. 5), Louis Pohl Gallery; 521-1812.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

(Listed by closing date)

"WHERE WE LIVE: PLACES OF HAWAI'I," exhibit of Hawai'i's unique environment and striking landscapes, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (no closing date set), Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.

"BARTLETT IN EUROPE," mini-exhibition on the artist's early years in Europe, part of the year-long celebration of Charles William Bartlett; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, through Jan. 17; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700; www.honoluluacademy.org.

OAHU ARTS CENTER AT PAUAHI TOWER GALLERY, exhibit of the works of several artists in acrylic, oil, mixed media, watercolor, glass enamel and photography, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Jan. 23, Pauahi Tower Gallery, 1001 Bishop St.; 271-1344.

"HAWAIIAN FLAG QUILT: LEGACY OF PATRIOTISM," 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, extended through Jan. 23; Mission Houses Museum, Chamberlain Houses Galleries; $6; 447-3910, www.missionhouses.org.

"PASSPORTS," featuring the work of textile artist Elizabeth Kent (recycled kimono and obi art, for the body and the home) and watercolor paintings by Dave Devenot, through Jan. 24; The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.

"AT 21: GIFTS AND PROMISED GIFTS In Honor of The Contemporary Museum's 20th Anniversary," exhibition of major gifts and promised gifts; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 24; The Contemporary Museum, Makiki; 526-0232.

"voluptuous lines," sculptural oil on canvas paintings by Kamea Hadar; 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Jan. 26; Pacific Guardian Center, 737 Bishop St.; 373-5186; www.kameagallery.com.

"SATURATED LANDSCAPES + BURNING MAN," photography by David Wallave, through Jan. 28; free; public welcome; casual attire); The Photo Gallery, Canon USA, Ward Plaza; free; 522-5930 or www.davidsfotos.com.

"AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS," showing of 25 ceramic elephants, inspired by a "ceramic tour" of Thailand in 2008, by local artist members of the Hawaii Potters' Guild; restaurant hours, through Jan. 30; town restaurant, Kaimukī; information, 941-8108.

"IN HONOR OF GRANDMOTHER," exhibit of Hawai'i family stories through feather lei, quilts and more; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 31; Honolulu Academy of Arts; $10, $5 students/seniors, free for members and children younger than 12; 532-8700.

"BIJA," (Sanskrit for "seed"), the first in a series of yoga-inspired photography exhibits, by Naomi Olson, through Feb. 3, Open Space Yoga, Chinatown; 232-8851; www.yogaopenspace.com.

"PHOTOGRAPHIC ART," works by photographer Gary Miyata, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 5-7, First Weekend Art Gallery, Makaha Marketplace; 343-4916.

NAGANO ON BALI: 25," showcasing the Bali-inspired watercolors of Paul Nagano, through Feb. 7, Baik Designs, Gentry Pacific Design Center; 524-2290.

THE WORKS OF HIROKI, SETSUKO AND MIHO MORINOUE, family of artists from the Big Island; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, and 8:30-6 p.m. Fridays (7-9 p.m., First Fridays); The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St.; through Feb. 9; free; 526-1322.

FUN-FANTASY-FUNCTION," exhibit of the ceramics of Daven Hee, Cory Lum, Diane KW and Joel Park; through Feb. 12; Louis Pohl Gallery; information/hours, 521-1812.

"MOVING HISTORIES: TYPE IN MOTION," flash animation online exhibit depicting pivotal moments in world history, done by graphic design students, University of Hawai'i-Mānoa, Department of Art & Art History, on view at www.interislandterminal.org, through March 2010.

BISHOP MUSEUM "FASHION HERITAGE" EXHIBITS, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays, through April 11; regular museum admission applies; information: 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, second- floor gallery.

• 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.

"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, 2010; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900; www.hawaii.gov/sfca.

"UNCOMMON OBJECTS," various 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

"COMMAND-OPTION-ESCAPE, Tough Times vs. Transcendence," (tightening the creative belt and leaving troubles behind through flights of fancy, life vessels and other innovative strategies for coping), exhibit dates, March 2-27; The ARTS at Marks Garage; entry fee, cash prizes; deadline Feb. 22; 521-2903.

'IOLANI FAIR SOLICITS VISUAL ARTS IN ALL MEDIUMS (no school affiliation required), non-juried show, indoor venue, held as part of annual school campus fair; registration deadline, March 31; Leilani Fortuno, 943-3353.

FIBER HAWAI'I 2010 "CROSSING BOUNDARIES" announces a call to all artists for functional and nonfunctional items in all media in or about fiber or fiber techniques, for it's upcoming show at The ARTS at Marks Garage; drop-off 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 17 at Marks Garage; opening reception 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19; information/ending date, 521-3282.

CANON USA HAWAI'I solicits entries in its annual amateur photo contest, "Hawai'i, Nō Ka Oi The Best of Hawai'i," through Feb. 28; applications/rules, www.krater96.com; information, 522-5930.

MACY'S DOWNTOWN seeks artwork to display in the Gazebo restaurant. 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 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.

PERMANENT EXHIBITS

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, HoNormalnolulu 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.

ONGOING 1/2EVENTS

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; info@artsatmarks.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.

Expression Sessions, for ages 5-12; 10:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3 p.m.; Saturdays; The Contemporary Museum; $12 ($7 members): 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

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; furuikeart@aol.com.

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; 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, 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, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.