Art Calendar
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Thursday, January 30, 1997


Academy Art Center, 1111 Victoria St., 532-8700. Works by Frank Sheriff and David B. Smith, opening Tuesday. Sheriff, a lecturer in sculpture at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, creates fantastic vehicles of bronze and steel; Smith creates large-scale color lithographs. Show continues through February.

Honolulu Printmakers Annual Juried Exhibition is on view Feb. 5 through 28. Pam Longobardi, professor of printmaking at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, made her selections from prints and works by electronic and digital media. The 1997 Gift Print, by Marcia Morse, is available for $60 until Tuesday, $80 after. Call 536-5507.

Art a la Carte, Ward Centre. "Beaded Embellishments: Color and Texture," jewelry by Barbara Edelstein, on view in February. Demonstrations 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Arts of Paradise, International Marketplace, 924-2787. "Expressions: The Varied Interpretation of the Human Figure," by various artists, on view in February.

Canon Gallery, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200, 522-5930. Photography by Cannon staff, on view Monday through Feb. 28. Visitors can vote for their favorites and participate in a drawing for an ELPH, an Advanced Photo System camera.

Foyer Gallery, Leeward Community College, 96-045 Ala Ike St., Pearl City. Recent paintings by Donald Yacoe, inspired by travels in Vanuatu, the Solomons and Papua New Guinea, on view in February. A collector of Melanesian tribal art and a South Pacific videographer, Yacoe tries to project the energy and vitality of human spirituality on large canvases. Reception 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9.

Gallery on the Pali, Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Highway, 526-1191. "MultiPlatform," art by the Hawaii Computer Art Society, on view in February. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7. For information, call David Friedman at 943-1541 or Bobby Crockett at 488-2842 or online at

Koa Gallery, Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 734-9375. "Mingei Style," ceramics by Kauka de Silva and Randall Ho, opens with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 5. Show continues through Feb. 27.

Ko'olau Gallery, Windward Mall, 247-0709. "Me Ke Aloha," iris prints and other works by Rosalie R. Prussing, on view in February.

Pauahi Tower, Mezzanine Lobby, 1001 Bishop Square. Members' Show by the Hawaii Watercolor Society, on view Monday through Feb. 28.

Ramsay Galleries, 1128 Smith St., 537-2787. "Portrait of a Sensitive Artist," photography by Ronen Zilberman, opens Monday. Show continues through February.

Waikiki Gallery, Aston Park Shore Hotel, 595-2399. Works by Robert Kelsey, on view Monday through March 15.


Arts of Paradise, International Marketplace, 924-2787. "The Abstract Mind of Robert Kelsey," in January.

Cafe Che Pasta restaurant, 1001 Bishop St., 524-0004. "Color of Heart," works by 14 local artists, on view through Feb. 14. Participating artists include Jeff Baise, Ian Gillespie, Sergio Goes, Tom Haar, Yoko Haar, Jon Hamblin, Christine Kaaloa, Shereen Kanehisa, Hal Lum, Dan Rudoy, Franco Salmoiraghi, Sharleen Tashima, Jason Teraoka and Carla Lemon Wilcoxen. For details, call 287-3780.

Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive, 526-0232. "Shirts and Skins," works by 14 artists who deal with the human figure, on view through Sunday. Tamas Banovich, Gotscho, Marc Quinn, Judith Shea and other artists explore the nature of human existence. Free admission on third Thursdays. Gallery tours at 1:30 p.m., garden tours by appointment. Call 526-1322.

A video on David Hockney's installation based on Maurice Ravel's opera "L'Enfant et les Sortileges" will be shown through Sunday.

The Contemporary Cafe features "Heavenly Bodies," paintings by Elsa Flores, through March 23.

The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St. "Artists/Hawaii," works by 22 artists featured in the book of the same title, on view through Feb. 19. Artists include Allyn Bromley, Alan Leitner, Rick Mills, Franco Salmoiraghi, Tadashi Sato, Laura Smith, Suzanne Wolfe and Doug Young. Docent tours at noon Thursdays, and gallery talks on the third Thursday of the month.

Contemporary Museum's Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, 605 Kapiolani Blvd., 526-1322. "Five Artists/Five Works," featuring Shereen Kanehisa, Violet Murakami, Tammy Ohtake, Erin Shie Palmer and Kaori Ukaji, on view through March 12.

East Hawaii Cultural Center Gallery, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo, Big Island, 808-961-5711. "Women's Beauty/Women's Fate: Myths & Metaphors," mixed media work and installations by Phan Nguyen Barker, on view in January. The Center Stage Gallery features the traveling exhibition "Vietnam: Awakening the Dragon."

Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. Pen-and-ink and acrylic paintings and koa wood work by Wendy Arakawa, in January.

Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea'ahala Road, 235-7346. "Humanity Above Nation," reflecting on the influences of two young men in improving relations between Japan and the United States, in January.

Gordon Biersch restaurant, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 599-4877. Paintings and drawings by M. Goodwill, on view through Feb. 28. Goodwill depicts palm trees, flowers and North Shore landscapes; her mural adorns the outside wall of the Wave Waikiki.

Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, 233-3167. "Addition, Subtraction," large-scale works on canvas and paper by Jason Teraoka, on view through March 7.

Heart of Lanai Art Gallery, Lanai City, 808-565-6678. "Inspired by Lanai," oils by Macario Pascual and watercolors by Denise Hennig, in January.

Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700. "Shadows and Reflections," pieces of Japanese lacquer art from a private collection, some with inlaid and carved designs, and some dating from the 16th century, on view through June 29. Free admission on the first Wednesday of each month.

"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.

Ukiyo-e by American and European artists in Japan during the 19th and 20th centuries is on view through Feb. 23. The exhibit features color wood prints by Charles W. Bartlett, Lilian May Miller, Pieter Irwin Brown, Elizabeth Keith and Bertha Lum.

"Hiroshige's Tokaido" shows prints of places along a pilgrimage route between Edo and Kyoto, in the 200th anniversary of the artist's birth. Show continues through Feb. 16.

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 Avenue, Makawao, Maui, 808-572-6560. "Members Show," juried by Alan M. Leitner, on view through March 8.

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. Stylized Hawaiian landscapes, mixed media glass, prints, landscape paintings and watercolors.

Queen Emma Gallery, Queen's Medical Center, 1301 Punchbowl St., 547-4397. "Ho'ohali'a: Treasured Memories," paintings, ceramics and mixed media by Hinano and Ke'alaonaonapuahinano, on view through Feb. 9. Latest in the "Homage to Manamana" series, started in 1987 as a tribute to the medical center's founders, Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV.

Ramsay Galleries, 1128 Smith St., 537-2787. "New Contemplations: A Universal Sense of Place," paintings by Lewis Moore, in January.

University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Art Building, 956-6888. "A Journey Through Chinese Hell: Hell Scrolls from Taiwan" depicts through two sets of scrolls the severe chastisements in hell, giving insight into Chinese culture and ethics. The scrolls are on loan from the Smithsonian Institution. On view through Feb. 21.

University of Hawaii Commons Gallery, Art Building, 2535 The Mall, 956-6888. Works by artists who are political refugees, on view in January.

University of Hawaii School of Architecture Gallery, 2410 Campus Road, 956-8311. "Toward a Hawaiian Style," photographs and drawings chronicling the work of Hart Wood, on view through February. Wood created some of Hawaii's most distinctive buildings, incorporating lava rock and motifs from Asian cultures. Examples include the Christian Scientist church in Manoa and the Alexander & Baldwin building in downtown Honolulu. Slide show of significant projects.

Volcano Art Center, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Big Island, 808-967-8222. Wood sculptures by Lonny Tomono, on view through Feb. 23. Call 967-7511 for details.

Waikiki Gallery, Aston Park Shore Hotel, 595-2399. "The Essence of Nature," by Min Chong Kim, on view through Feb. 21.


Funding for folk arts: Applications for the 1997 Folk Arts Apprenticeships will be accepted through Friday. The program, aimed at preserving traditional cultural art forms, supports one-to-one training between a master artist and an experienced apprentice with awards of up to $4,000. Call Lynn Martin at 586-0306.

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts approved 18 apprenticeship teams for 1996, in such arts as Hawaiian fishnet making, ki ho'alu, Cantonese opera and Laotian wood carving.

Lecture: By Pam Longobardi, juror for the Honolulu Printmakers exhibition, 7:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Hawaii Art Auditorium. She leads a color intaglio workshop Feb. 7-10 that costs $65. Call 536-5507.

Watercolor lessons: Chris Unwin gives a free demonstration, 7 p.m. Monday at the Outrigger Reef Hotel. Her "Loosen Up and Let It Flow" workshop, Feb. 4 through 7, costs $300 or $75 per day. Call 800-750-7010.

Classes: Learn cartooning, caricature, color theory, painting on location and gemology at the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Also, UH-Manoa teams with TEMARI to offer classes in lei making, polymer clay techniques and bone carving. Tuition starts at $25. Call 956-8244.


Works on Paper: National exhibit will accept slides of work in any media on paper, including photography, through Saturday. New York City art critic Jerry Saltz is 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.

National Painting Show: Artists may enter two works in any permanent painting medium through Friday. The show is open to Americans 18 and older; work must be original and not done under instruction. Entry fee is $10 per slide. Prizes total more than $3,000. Write to: Paul Edwards, Art Department, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington PA 15301.

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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