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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, March 28, 2010

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff

SPECIAL

WATERCOLOR PAINTING, demonstration by master artist and author Barbara Nechis; 1-3 p.m. March 28; The ARTS at Marks Garage; www.hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org.

"ONE NIGHT STAND," First Friday event featuring the work of Hanna Polak; 5:30-9:30 p.m. April 2; Mendonca Building Courtyard; 262-5930.

FIRST FRIDAY: View exhibit openings, receptions and special events on the First Friday Downtown Gallery Walk, a self-guided tour of art galleries in Downtown Honolulu, Chinatown and Kailua, 6-9 p.m. April 2; free; 524-1160.

THE UNDERWATER ART OF PHOTOGRAPHER WILLIAM BUCK; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 2-4; First Weekend Art Gallery, Makaha Valley; 343-4916.

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.

OPENING

HAWAII WATER COLOR SOCIETY'S 2010 MEMBERS EXHIBITION, nationally acclaimed watercolor artist Barbara Nechis will serve as juror for the 2010 HWS Members Exhibition; Tuesdays-Saturdays March 30-April 24, reception and awards 5-7 p.m. April 9; The ARTS at Marks Garage; 595-3055.

"HAWAII NO KAI OI THE BEST OF HAWAII," winner of the 2010 Canon Annual Amateur Photo Contest; April 1-29, opening reception 6-8 p.m. April 1; The Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza; 522-5930.

"STOLEN MOMENTS," solo show of photographer Johnny Knapp; April 2-29, meet the artist 6-8 p.m. April 23; Chinatown Boardroom; 585-7200.

SECOND ANNUAL STATEWIDE SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, representing the work of photographers from five islands; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, April 2-30, artist reception 6-9 p.m. April 2; Frame Arts Hawaii, 627 South Street; 956-8242.

RECENT OPENINGS

"ISLAND LIGHT: THROUGH LENS AND BRUSH," showcasing the impressionistic work of photographer Peter Gommers and painter Ann Gommers, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through April 9; Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu; 526-1191.

HAWAI'I'S WOODSHOW 2010, 18th annual statewide Juried Woodworking Show of the Hawai'i Forest Industry Association; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through April 11; Academy Art Center at Linekona; 532-8700.

"TOWARD THE HORIZON," new works by Mark Kadota, through April 12, Bethel Street Gallery; 524-3552, www.bethelstreetgallery.com.

"TURNING," showcasing the work, and Norfolk/Cook pine bowls, of internationally known woodturner Ron Kent, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through April 14; Kapi'olani Community College, Koa Art Gallery; Koa Building courtyard; 734-9374.