Art Calendar
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Thursday, October 24, 1996


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.

Arts of Paradise, International Marketplace, 924-2787. “As I See It,” oils, pastels and watercolors by Barbara Betts, on view in October.

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 include 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.

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, through Nov. 8.

Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea‘ahala Road, 235-7346. Exhibit of sumi ink and acrylics on rice paper by Ryozo Morishita, an art professor from Nagoya, Japan, on view through Nov. 15.

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, 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, 1997.

“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.

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

Koa Gallery, Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 734-9375. “The Wind Beneath My Wings,” ceramic works by Yukio Ozaki, art instructor at Chaminade University, on view through Nov. 13.

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

Leeward Community College Foyer Gallery, 96-045 Ala Ike St., Pearl City, 455-0227. “Works on Paper” by Timothy Ojile, on view through Nov. 8.

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, on view through Dec. 7.

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.

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, on view through Nov. 24.

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.

University of Hawaii School of Architecture Gallery, Room 204, 2410 Campus Road. “Johnson & Perkins Architects, 1939-1992,” a retrospective of the “kama‘aina architecture” of Allen R. Johnson and the late Thomas D. Perkins, on view through Nov. 8. Photographs, drawings and articles describe 67 projects. Call Leighton Liu at 956-8311 for more information.

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 Wednesday.

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


Lecture: Willa Tanabe, professor of art history and interim dean at the UH School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, talks about “Tailor-made Deities: How the Japanese Customize Their Gods” 2 p.m. Sunday in the Academy Theater. Call 532-8700.

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.

Studio classes: The Academy Art Center has basic drawing, printmaking, intaglio, ceramics, weaving, jewelry and other arts for adults in 14-week classes beginning Jan. 21. Call 532-8741.


Works on Paper: National exhibit of two-dimensional works, excluding photography, will accept entries through Nov. 15. David Morrison, art professor at the Herron School in Indiana, will be the juror.

Entry fee of $30 covers three slides (one per artwork). For entry card, write to: Cimarron National Works on Paper, Department of Art, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078-4085. Exhibition will be Feb. 16 through March 26.

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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