Art Calendar
"Art" appears on-line every week, and Thursdays in the Star-Bulletin's "Community Calendar." Send notices to: Art Calendar, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to

Thursday, June 5, 1997


Boom Gallery, 81 S. Hotel St., Suite 318, 524-8324. Paintins and drawings by Stephen Niles and Sanit Khewhok, on view June 10 through June 30. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. June 10.


Alana Waikiki Hotel, 1956 Ala Moana, 941-7275. "Planet Hawaii," contemporary two- and three-dimensional art, on view through July 3.

Art Centre-Hawaii, 725 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite C-111, 593-8227. "Dataism 2.0," digital art by several artists, on view through June 27.

Arts of Paradise, International Marketplace, 924-2787. "The Lighter Side of Fun Watercolors," paintings by Sandy Martin on view in June. Martin will demonstrate watercolor techniques 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 19.

Cafe Che Pasta Gallery & Restaurant, 1001 Bishop St., 524-0004. "Cats and Dogs," drawings and paintings by Kimberly M. Chai, Shelly Ferreira, Michael Harada, Suma Cohn and James Kuroda, on view through June 20.

Drawing and prints by Hons Solo and Duncan Dempster, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, 1132 Bishop St., Suite 200, 545-4300. "Looking Back," acrylic paintings by James Kay, on view through July 19.

Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive, 526-0232. "Building the Collection," an exhibit showing the curator's art world, on view through June 22.

"Looking to the Future" shows the future gifts/bequests and a selection of works the museum would like to acquire with explanations why they are desirable. Visitors will be able to vote for their favorite choice of art.

"Metaphoric Menagerie," exhibit of 30 masks made by UH-Manoa, Art 101 students, on view through June 11. Free admission on third Thursdays. Gallery tours at 1:30 p.m., garden tours by appointment. Call 526-1322.

Sea and sky landscapes by Margaret Ezekiel, Dennis Hanshew, Daniel Sailer and Phil Spalding III, on view through July 9.

Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., 526-1322. Recent paintings by Tadashi Sato and prints by Shinko Araki, on view through June 11.

East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1777 East-West Road, 944-7111. "7 Degrees Off Center," works by 20 native Hawaiians, on view through June 6.

Gallery on the Pali, Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Highway, 526-1191. "Community honored art teachers," art by 50 teachers, on view through July 11. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. June 7.

Gordon Biersch restaurant, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 599-4877. Art by Julie Kerns Schaper, on view through July 31.

Hawaii Pacific University, 1166 Fort St., 544-0200: "Swirling Waters," by local artist Lori Uyehara, on view through Aug. 8.

Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, 233-3167. "Swirling Waters," ceramic mixed media, on view through Aug. 8.

HonBLUE, 501 Sumner St., 531-4611. "Moon Song," watercolors by Jane'e Starn, on view through June 30.

Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700. "Painters Painting: Recent Works by Gordon Sasaki and Aiko Kameya," on view through June 8. Sasaki and Kameya are local contemporary painters.

"Elvis + Marilyn: 2 x Immortal" exhibit, on view through June 8.

"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.

"American and European Drawings and Watercolors From the Academy's Collection: 1850 - 1900," features Western graphic arts dating from the Renaissance to today. Includes works from Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Maurice Prendergast and Winslow Homer. These works are rarely on view to minimize fading and ensure preservation. On view through July 13.

"Recent Works by Aiko Kameya and Gordon Sasaki," Honolulu painters, on view through June 8.

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: "Shrines: the Sacred Dimension of Art & Ritual," an exhibit addressing the intersection between art and culture and examining the importance of belief systems in art, on view through June 28.

JMD Arts & Educational Center, 99-1269 Iwaena St., 487-9985. "Hana Pa," nature prints by Derrick Wada, on view through June 30.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 945-7633. "Japanese American Contemporary Artists '97," featuring sculpture, paintings, photography, prints and textiles by Reiko Brandon, Douglas Doi, James Koga, Kay Mura, Mamoru Sato, Nora Yamanoha and others, on view through June.

Ko'olau Gallery, Windward Mall, 247-0709. "Catch of the Day," Gyotaku fish prints by Naoki Hayashi, on view in June.

McHale Videofilm, 1116 Auahi St., 539-8080. "Dream Souls," acrylic paintings by Maggie Yee, on view through July 1.

Moonlight Images Gallery, Hilton Hawaiian Village, 947-1773. "Time boxes" and acrylics by Tony Curtis.

Pauahi Tower, Mezzanine Lobby, 1001 Bishop Square. "Ying Yang" exhibit by Phuong Tran and Pygoya, on view through June 21.

Queen Emma Gallery, Queen's Medical Center, 1301 Punchbowl St., 547-4397.

Ramsay Galleries, 1128 Smith St., 537-2787. "Punchbowl Circle Tour," watercolors by Roger Whitlock, on view through June 27.

Sisu Gallery, 1160 A. Nuuanu Ave.: Contemporary furniture and lighting fixture show, on view through June 23.

Viewpoints Gallery, 2630 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, Maui, 808-572-5979. "Kumulipo," monoprints, monotypes and artist's books, on view through June 26.


Lecture: With Jay Jensen, associate director and chief curator of the Contemporary Museum, 10 a.m. June 7, Contemporary Museum. Cost: $5. Reservations required. Call 526-1322.

Workshops: Adult "Pencil Drawing" classes with Patrick Ching, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9, Naturally Hawaiian shop. Beginning to intermediate artists will learn procedure, shading and composing techniques. Bring a black and white photo of something to draw. Cost: $30 (first class); $20 (follow-up classes). Ten students per class. Prepaid registration reserves space.

Children 5- to 10-years-old can also learn pencil drawing techniques, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15, July 13 and Aug. 10, Naturally Hawaiian store. Information at 259-5350 or 259-5354.

"Acrylic Painting" with Patrick Ching will cover theory, shading, tinting, blending and glazing techniques. For beginning to intermediate artists. At 2 to 5 p.m. June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9, Naturally Hawaiian store. Bring a picture of something to paint. Cost: $60 for materials plus $30 (first class); $25 (follow-up classes). Eight students per class. Register at 259-5350 or 259-5354.

"Oil Painting" with Patrick Ching works with color mixing, blending, glazing and detailing. For intermediate to advanced artists. Eight students per class. Two sessions recommended. Cost: $115 for materials plus $30 (first class); $25 (follow-up classes). Register at 259-5350 or 259-5354.

"Silver Clay and Cloisonne Enamel" workshop led by Kazuko Inomata, uses a newly-developed Japanese material. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6-8; and 5 to 9 p.m. June 10, Academy Arts Center, 1111 Victoria St. Cost: $150, includes material fee. Limited space. Register at 532-8741.

"Washi paper crafts" with Sadie Toyofuku, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21, Japanese Cultural Center, Weinberg Building, Room 206. Students will make one of the following projects: slipper box, chest of drawers, pencil caddy or a pencil holder. Cost: $20 plus a supply fee of $10-$16 depending on project. Limited enrollment. Register at 945-7633 by June 12.

"Japanese Enameling" class with Kazuko Inomata, 6 to 9 p.m. June 16-18, Japanese Cultural Center, Weinberg Building, Room 301. Students will learn basic enameling techniques focusing on cloisonne. Projects include pendants, pins and earrings. Cost: $100, includes instructional materials and supplies. Limited Enrollment. Deadline: June 13. Register at 945-7633.


"Partners 1988": Major exhibit looking for participants and coordinators. Call Norma Nichols, 526-1191. Art reviewiers are also wanted. Call Gloria Staackmann, 946-0550.

Summer school: Honolulu Academy of Arts, Linekona school, has several art classes including drawing and painting, ceramics and sculpture in clay, from June 17 to July 24. Register at 532-8741.

Hakuho Hirayama leads an exhibition and demonstration on Sumi-e (water-ink painting) techniques, 12:30 to 3 p.m. June 28, Japanese Cultural Center, Weinberg Building, Room 301. Free. Validated parking for $2. Information at 945-7633.

Art on the Net: The Gallery Store will display art or products for sale for 6 months on the internet with option to renew. Artists will receive 90 percent of the sale. Cost: $15 per item showcased, plus 10 percent finder fee upon customer purchase. For information call 263-6199 or go online at

Self-portraits wanted: Queen Emma Gallery is accepting self-portraits from former exhibitors for a "pin-up" exhibit. Artists must have had works displayed at the gallery between 1977 and 1997. Works will be "pinned up." No mattings, frames, etc. Deadline: June 10. Call 547-4397.

Woodworkers' contest: Fifth Annual Woods of Hawaii Woodworking Competition and exhibition, Sept. 13-21, Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 10. Open to residents of all islands. Deadline: June 16. Call 259-9788 or 262-6328.

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

Campbell's Soup contest: Amateurs and professionals are encouraged to submit art or essay answering the question "What does Campbell's soup mean to you?" Winners will be slected from three groups: professional, amateur and youth. The art categories include: painting/drawing, sculpture/constructions, crafts, and all other artistic mediums. Essays must be 100 words or less. Grand prize is $10,000 and 100 shares of Campbell's Soup stock. There will also be three first prizes of $5,000 each and 15 second prizes of $1,000 each. Official entry forms and rules may be obtained by calling 1-888-SOUPERART (1-888-768737278); visiting Campbell's website, or by writing to Campbell's Entry Form, P.O. Box 654, Sayreville, NJ 08871-0654. Entries must be received no later than July 15.

Photos contest: Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three color or black and white photographs that creatively and dramatically convey the theme "Justice For All." Entries may be sent to: Justice For All Photo Contest, Hawaii Justice Foundation, 810 Richards St., Suite 645, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, by Aug. 30. One photo per contestant. Prints shouldbe 7"x5" or larger. Open to photographers of any level. Members of the Hawaii Justice Foundation and Hawaii State Bar Association's board and staff are ineligible. Submission of photos allow the foundation and association to use the photos in the Foundation's Annual Report, the Hawaii Bar Journal and other publications. To receive acknowledgement or receipt of an entry, include a self-addressed, stamped postcard. For return of entries, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Call 537-1868.

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