Art Calendar
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Thursday, October 17, 1996


The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, 1001 Bishop St. “Three Friends View the World,” paintings in oils and watercolor by Marianne Snelling, Beverly Fettig and Louisa S. Cooper, opens with a reception 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday. Show continues through Nov. 8.

Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea‘ahala Road, 235-7346. Exhibit of sumi-e and acrylics on rice paper by Ryozo Morishita opens with a reception 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Morishita is an art professor from Nagoya, Japan. Show continues through Nov. 15.

The Meeting Place Cafe, 401 Kamakee St., 596-8846. “East Meets West Series,” watercolor and mixed media works on paper by Ron Kowalke and clay sculpture by Peter Kowalke, opens Friday. Show continues through Dec. 7.

Queen Emma Gallery, Queen’s Medical Center, 1301 Punchbowl St., 547-4397. “White Stone/Black Stone,” paintings and sculpture using recycled materials, and pit-fired, gold-leaf ceramic masks by Ira Ono, opens with a reception 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Show continues through Nov. 24.


Academy Art Center, 1111 Victoria St., 532-8700. “Songs For My Ancestors,” paintings of stylized Hawaiian landscapes and sculpture by A. Kimberlin Blackburn, on view in October.

“Turning the Page,” the International Book Arts Exhibition organized by the Honolulu Printmakers, on view in October.

Amfac Plaza Exhibition Room, 745 Fort St. Hawaii Watercolor Society exhibition on view through Friday.

Arts of Paradise, International Marketplace, 924-2787. “As I See It,” oils, pastels and watercolors by Barbara Betts, on view in October. Betts talks about “Basic Printmaking” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today.

The Cafe, 1152 Kokohead Ave., 739-2556. “ten x 2 objects,” prints by UH-Manoa graduate students, through Nov. 19.

Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive, 526-0232. “Submissions” by Lynne Yamamoto, through Nov. 24. Yamamoto explores woman’s body in relation to labor and sexuality. Free admission on third Thursday of each month. Gallery tours at 1:30 p.m., garden tours by appointment. Call 526-1322.

“Nagano on Bali,” watercolors by Paul Nagano, are on view at the Contemporary Cafe through Nov. 17.

Contemporary Museum’s Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, 605 Kapiolani Blvd., 525-8066. “ASOWBSAONPT,” works by Hawaii artists, on view through Jan. 15. Artists are Dan Calhoune, Kimberly Chai, Don Ed Hardy, Keiko Hatano, Dean Sakamoto, Pia Stern and Michael Takemoto.

Davies Pacific Center. Paintings by Les Nitta on the mezzanine level, in October. Call 533-6313 or 261-3522.

Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, on view in October. The Waimea Arts Council awards cash prizes for art in nine categories: oils, acrylics, watercolors, colored pencil and pastels, pen and ink, fabric art, mixed media, photography, and sculpture and ceramics.

Foyer Gallery, Leeward Community College, 96-045 Ala Ike St., Pearl City,

455-0227. “Works on Paper” by Timothy Ojile, on view through Nov. 8.

Gallery on the Pali, Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Highway, 526-1191. “Order! Order!” multimedia art exhibition curated by Gaye Chan, on view through November. Works on clipboards explore the human compulsion to control our personal lives and the environment we share. Artists include Anne Bush, Peter Chamberlain, Cheryll Kelly and Jennie Suen.

Hawaii Medical Association, second floor, 1360 S. Beretania St., 536-7702. “Watercolor -- Beyond the Surface” by Su Shen Atta and Rick Daddario, on view in October.

Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, 233-3167. “Spirit Prints” by George Woollard and “Post Cards From Italy” by Jinja Kim, on view through Nov. 23.

Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700. “Ka Po‘e Hawai‘i Ma Ka Hana,” photos of people at work, by Hawaii high school students, through Nov. 8. Free admission on the first Wednesday of each month.

“Japanese Treasures,” paintings and ukiyo-e

prints, through Nov. 17. Docents lead gallery discussions on exquisite examples from the 12th through 19th centuries, Saturday, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.

“Brett Weston and Straight Photography” through Nov. 24. Collection of silver gelatin prints includes Weston’s Hawaii work and images by Ansel Adams, Edward Weston and Imogen Cunningham; contemporary prints attest to straight photography’s continuing influence.

“Mountain Peaks,” landscapes by Chinese painters of the 14th through 18th centuries, through Dec. 1.

“Modern Design, 1920-1960” reflects the century’s major changes, through March 16. Silver, glass and ceramics highlight changes in the arts of the United States, Russia and Europe.

“The Ceramic Tradition of Asia,” pieces from different cultures, through Oct. 27,


“Taisho Chic” features western-influenced Japanese art and products from 1912 to 1926.

Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St., 527-5666. Third-floor displays of the Domestic Violence Clothesline Project and Hawaii entries in the National Christmas Seals drawing contest for children, in October.

Honolulu Zoo Fence, Monsarrat Avenue. Paintings by local artists on view 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, Maui 572-6560. “A Slanted View,” woodblock prints by Michael T. Hondo, wood turnings by Wayne N. Omura and paintings and ceramics by Sidney T.K. Yee, on view through Nov. 8.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 945-7633. “Strength and Diversity: The Story of Japanese American Women in Hawaii,” on view through Jan. 17. “Strength,” adapted from the National Japanese American Historical Society-Oakland Museum exhibit, chronicles the life stories and contributions of four generations of women, from plantation to contemporary community.

Kahala Moon restaurant, 4614 Kilauea Ave., 732-7777. “Cycles of the Moon,” paintings by Mark Kadota, through Dec. 1.

Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 734-9375. “Volcano Images” by Shirley Hasenyager, on view in the ‘Ohelo Fine Dining Room through Friday.

Ko‘olau Gallery, Windward Mall, 247-0709. Works by Keiko Thomas, Tom Smith and Jocelyn Cheng, on view in October.

McHale Videofilm, 1116 Auahi St., 539-8080. “Painting in a New Land” by Murry Breem, on view through Wednesday.

Pacific Cafe’s Beach House, 5022 Lawai Road, Koloa, Kauai 742-1424. Works by Kauai artists A. Kimberlin Blackburn, Sally French and John Davison, on view through March 16.

Blackburn has stylized Hawaiian landscapes, French has mixed media glass and prints and Davison has landscape paintings and watercolors. Reception will be 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1.

Ramsay Galleries, 1128 Smith St., 537-2787. “False Expectations About Reality,” mixed media works (note the first letters) by Joe Hampton, on view in October.

University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Art Building, 2535 The Mall, 956-6888. Faculty Art Exhibition, multimedia works by faculty from the Manoa campus and Honolulu Community College, on view through Nov. 1.

Viewpoints Gallery, 3620 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, Maui 572-9579. Acrylics on canvas, monotypes, ultraviolet fluorescent paintings and abstract photography by Martha Woodbury, on view through Oct. 30.

Waikiki Gallery, Aston Park Shore Hotel, 595-2399. “Hawaii: Center of Contemporary World Art,” on view in October.


“The Day of the Dead”: Butoh dance group Tangentz performs 8 p.m. Saturday at a reception for an art exhibit portraying the world’s celebrations of death and ancestors. The reception will be 7 to 10 p.m. at Coffee Time Cafe, 3506 Waialae Ave. Artists featured include David Akiona, Suzanne Dix, Brian Garvey, Jo Anne Marchi, Arthur Nelander, Ray O’Leary, Dan Rudoy and Maggie Yee. Call 735-9659.

Internet exhibit: Hawaii Computer Art Society presents art by Art Nealander, David Friedman, Rodney Chang and others, at through Nov. 15 -- the Webfelt Museum of Early Cyberart.


“First Exposure ’97”: Hawaii students and recent graduates may submit artwork for a Hagadone Printing calendar through Oct. 24. The calendar, which will showcase previously unpublished paintings, photographs, decoupage, computer-generated graphics and works in other

reproducible media, will be distributed free to Hagadone’s printing customers and others.

Students of colleges and private educational institutions, and 1995-96 college graduates, are eligible. Call Hagadone Printing Company at 847-5310. Winners will be notified by Nov. 1.

Works On Paper: National exhibit will accept slides of work in any media on paper, including photography, through Feb. 1. New York City art critic Jerry Saltz will be the juror.

Entry fee of $15 covers two entries per artist. For entry form, write: 10th McNeese National Works On Paper, Department of Visual Arts, P.O. Box 92295, McNeese State University, Lake Charles LA 70609-2295. Or call 318-475-5060. Exhibit will run March 20 to April 18.

Honolulu International Art Festival: Expressions in Art is planning a show June 21 through 23 at the Amfac building on Fort Street. Call 597-8108.

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