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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, January 24, 2010

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff

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“Ki no Tomonori” by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), from the series “Ogura Imitation of the One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets,” circa 1847; wood-block print, ink and color on paper. It’s on view at the Honolulu Academy of Arts as part of the new “Poets and Printmakers” exhibit.

Courtesy of Honolulu Academy of Arts

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

"CHAM: SYNCRETIC ISLAMIC COMMUNITIES IN VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA," showcasing art from the Cham, descendents of Champa that once ruled southern Vietnam, through March 28. Opening reception, 2 p.m. Jan. 24, East-West Center Gallery; 944-7584.

Special free events:

• "Visualizing Cham Diversity in Cambodia," presentation by curator Emiko Stock, Cambodia, 12-1 p.m. Jan. 25.

• "An Introduction to Ancient Cham Sculpture and Architecture," visual presentation by University of Hawai'i-Mānoa assistant art professor Paul Lavy, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 7.

"INSPIRING LEGACY," Art Lunch lecture featuring Hawaiian cultural and language expert Puakea Nogelmeier, on digital archiving of 19th- and 20th-century Hawaiian-language newspapers; 12-1 p.m. Jan. 26, Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.

"POETS AND PRINTMAKERS: LITERARY THEMES IN JAPANESE PRINTS," exhibition from the collection based on studies by University of Hawai'i-Mānoa graduate students in East Asian languages and literature, Jan. 28-June 6, Robert F. Lange Foundation Gallery; 532-8700; www.honoluluacademy.org.

THOMADRO ART GALLERY Grand Opening Show, with live music, pūpū, drink and art showings, 5-9 p.m. Jan. 30, at the gallery, Haleiwa Town Center; 637-8010.


"LE VOYAGE," "digital tranfiguration" paintings by Sook Young Jeong, and "JOURNEY," acrylic and mixed-media works by Hwa Ja Park, through Feb. 18, Honolulu Academy of Art Center at Linekona; 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, Jan. 28-June 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts, John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery; 532-8700; www.honoluluacademy.org.

RECENT WORKS BY JOHN KOGA AND LAWRENCE SEWARD, featuring original sculptures and "shaped" paintings , Jan. 29-Feb. 28. Reception 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 28; Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580.

"MY REVOLUTION BEGINS ... " by Reem Bassous, collages reflecting the artist's experience during the Beirut civil war, Jan. 26-March 7. Reception, 2:30-4 p.m. Jan. 30; The Contemporary Museum, Cafe Gallery; 526-1322.

"A TASTE OF '50S LOCAL," drawings and paintings by Mary Laune, reflecting culture in Hawai'i in the 1950s; Jan. 31-Feb. 19. Reception 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 5; Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu; 595-4047.

"IMAGINARY WORLD," exhibition of paintings by Rafal Cholodzinski, Jan. 25-Feb. 20. Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Pauahi Tower Gallery, 1001 Bishop St.; reception reservations, 625-7317.


"DELICACY," photographs by Knoll + Cella, through March 5. Reception, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 24, Hawai'i Pacific University, Hawai'i Loa campus, Kāne'ohe; 236-5853.

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

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.

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 ; 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, KCC campus, Diamond Head Road; 734-9374.

"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.

"GRAPHIC CABINET NO. 5: Private and Public Devotion in Medieval Europe," showcasing collection of medieval manuscript s and stained glass; through May 9, academy's Gallery 9; 532-8700.


(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.

"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.

"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.

"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; 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;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.

"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.


HONOLULU PRINTMAKERS call for up to three entries to be juried for its 82nd Annual Exhibition; prints accepted 2-6 p.m. Feb. 19, Honolulu Academy of Arts Linekona Center; 536-5507, www.honoluluprintmakers.com.

WINDWARD ARTISTS GUILD calls for entries for its 50th anniversary all-media show, Feb. 22-March 19; call 261-0041.

"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.

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.


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.


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.


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.