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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, March 14, 2010

Art calendar

Advertiser Staff


EIGHTH ANNUAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARENESS DAY, with over 20 exhibits by organizations promoting preservation of state historic and cultural resources, including state Historic Preservation Division, Mission Houses Museum, Pacific Aviation Museum, 'Iolani Palace, Bishop Museum, and University of Hawai'i Historic Preservation Program, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., March 15, State Capitol, third floor; information, 523-2900.

THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM'S CURATOR'S TALK, a walk-through of the current museum exhibitions with Jay Jensen, TCM deputy directory of exhibitions and collections, 1:30 p.m., March 20, at the museum; admission prices apply (free for members); 237-5217

"THE ART OF YOGA," outdoor class in the Nu'umealani Garden of The Contemporary Art Center, 2-3:15 p.m. March 16 (mats provided); $12 ($10 members); reservations, 237-5217.

SLOW FRIDAY, new monthly event, with art openings, art, food and activities, 5-7 p.m. March 19, The Arts at Mark's Garage; free; 521-2902.

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.

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.


"RAY YOSHIDA: A MEMORIAL EXHIBITION," showing of the works of the late Kaua'i-born artist Ray Yoshida, from public and private collections, and the artist's estate, banking hours, through June 11, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center; free; validated parking for TCM members; information, 526-1322, www.tcmhi.org.

"MYSTIC WONDERS," new paintings by Russell M. Davidson, March 16-April 18 (reception, 6 p.m. March 19); Louis Pohl Gallery; 521-1812.

"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 (closed for Spring Break, March 22-26), Kapi'olani Community College, Koa Art Gallery; Koa Building courtyard; 734-9374.

"KEAUHOU," (New Beginnings), acrylic and watercolor paintings by Mapuana Schneider, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays (public reception, 5:30-8 p.m. March 18), Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580.


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

"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, March 14-April 9 (opening reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 20); Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu; information, 526-1191.


(Listed by closing date)

LATE ACADEMY HOURS: The Honolulu Academy of Arts will stay open until 9 p.m. the second Thursday monthly, with open galleries, and food/beer/wine service at the Pavilion Cafe; 532-8700.

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.

HONOLULU PRINTMAKERS, 82nd Annual Exhibition, through March 19, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free printmaking demonstrations, 1-3 p.m. March 7; 536-5507.

"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; 597-8034.

"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.

"FILM-BASED IMAGES" by students from The Kamehameha Schools; through March 30, Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza, Suite 200; public welcome; free. 522-5930.

"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.

"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.

PAINTINGS IN THE "COSMOS" SERIES, by sculptor-artist Richard M. Fand, former UH mechanical engineering professor, through March 31, Morning Brew cafe, Kailua; 262-7770.

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.

"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..

"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, http://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.


13th ANNUAL HALE'IWA ARTS FESTIVAL solicits art in all media to be exhibited and sold at July 17-18 event; deadline March 13; fees; guidelines, application, information, www.HaleiwaArtsFestival.org.

ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII ARTISTS solicits all Hawai'i artists to participate in 41st Annual (membership) Aloha Show, April 5-26, Honolulu Hale; information/members, www.associationhawaiiartists.com.

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; 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.

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 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; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.