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POSTED: Monday, November 17, 2008

THE ARTS

Student’s food drive rewards donors with art

While it might be true that giving is its own reward, Punahou School student Dee Mosher would like to offer something in return: a gift of art for a gift of food.

The high-school senior has organized a canned-goods drive for the Hawaii Foodbank. At the same time, he's had student art pieces printed on note cards. Tomorrow through Nov. 25, exchange a donation of food for note cards at Punahou's Kirsch Gallery, Honolulu Pet Clinic or Frame-Arts Hawaii in town; Tom Terrifics design firm in Manoa; or on the North Shore, Cafe Haleiwa or the Bonzer Front surf shop.

Mosher has also produced a video, “;Art Work for Food,”; explaining local and global hunger for a young audience, on view as part of an art exhibition, “;Mosher Family & Friends,”; at the Kirsch Gallery through the 25th. The exhibit features work by Mosher; his parents, Hugh and Melissa Kim Mosher; and others. A reception will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. tomorrow.

Call 943-3675.

 

ENTER TO WIN!

Kids: Help us trim our pages with the holiday spirit

It's time for our annual Keiki Kalikimaka drawing contest. Design an ornament and you'll have a chance at our prize of $100 cash. We'll select a daily finalist, to be printed at the top of this section beginning Dec. 1. On Christmas Day we'll run all 24 finalists and announce the winner. The contest is open to kids up to age 12. All entries must be between 5 and 8 inches wide. No 3-D entries (don't glue on any objects). We must receive your drawing in the mail—no faxes or e-mails. Attach the entry form found here.

 

Put unique imprints on handbags

Carry your cash with flash in a handbag you design yourself. Visiting artist Stephanie Kimura will explain the basics in a free demonstration, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at TEMARI, Center for Asian & Pacific Arts.

Kimura, an ex-Pearl City resident, lives in Florida, where she teaches decorative sewing arts. She is the author of “;Bags With Style,”; “;Bags and Accessories with Style,”; “;Altered Style”; and “;Art to Wear with Asian Flair.”; Her work appears in craft magazines, the latest being this month's Altered Artwear.

She is in town for a series of sold-out workshops, “;A Personal History in Pieces of Cloth,”; as a visiting artist for TEMARI.

TEMARI is at 1754 Lusitana St., on the grounds of the Honpa Hongwanji Temple. Call 536-4566.