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POSTED: Sunday, February 22, 2009

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Opening

50th Anniversary Annual Juried Open Exhibition
Through March 19, Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery at Bishop Square, 261-0041. Opens tomorrow. Reception: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
”;Bobbie Sakai: Impressions”;
Through March 12, Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 595-4047. Opens today. Reception: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
”;Eternal Blinking: Contemporary Art of Korea”;
Features 18 international artists. Through April 9, University of Hawaii-Manoa Art Gallery, 956-6888. Opens today; reception: 3 to 5 p.m.
”;Exit Does Not Exist”;
Thesis exhibition by Jason R. Lowe. Through Friday, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Department Commons Gallery, 636-0390. Reception: 3 to 5 p.m. today.
Caroline Young
Exhibit features some of her new originals and variety of prints including her Zodiac Children series. Today, Picture Plus in Pearl Highlands, 275-1023.

Special

Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: Year of the Tiger
An array of Chinese culture programs as well as the “;Chinese Lion Dance.”; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Free. Call 532-8700.
Art After Dark 2010
6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-6099.
”;Mauna Kea Galleries to Premiere The Ka'iulani Relics”;
Exhibit of items formerly owned by Princess Ka'iulani, and featured heirlooms will be available for sale from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Photos of the princess from the Blackburn Collection (not for sale) will be shown from Saturday through March 31 at Mauna Kea Galleries. For more information, call 941-4901 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit http://www.maunakeagalleries.com.
”;The Visitor”;
Photographer Elizabeth R. Curtis, artist-in-residence at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, will take photographs of weekend visitors to the academy. Through next Sunday, in Gallery 31 Art Studio or the academy's outdoor courtyard. Sign up at the visitor information center on site. Visit http://www.ElizabethRCurtis.com.
Gallery 563
Formerly known as “;'Iolani Fair Art Show and Sale.”; Collectors preview 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 14. Art Show and sale noon to 10 p.m. April 16; noon to 7 p.m. April 17, Seto Hall on Iolani campus, 943-2253.
”;Third Thursday”;
Monthly art-focused event in downtown galleries and studios. Call 521-2903 for list of participants.
Third Friday Gallery Night
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. every third Friday, Han's Gallery, Koko Marina Center, 396-5775.
”;First Friday”;
Honolulu's monthly downtown gallery walk, 5 to 9 p.m., features art exhibits and special art events. Call 521-2903 for confirmed listing of participating venues.
Docent tours at The Contemporary Museum
Join museum docents for lively discussions about works on exhibit in the galleries. 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays, The Contemporary Museum, Makiki Heights; and noon every third Thursday of the month, TCM at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., 526-1322.
”;Shangri La Tours”;
Tour Doris Duke's oceanside Islamic-styled estate. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays. Fee is $25; visitors must be 13 or older. Tours begin and end at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Call 385-3849 or 532-3853 for reservations.

Continuing

”;A-HA”;
Works by contemporary Hawaiian artists. Through March 22, Galerie 103, Kukui'ula Village, 742-0234.
”;Angry Woebots”;
Aaron Martin's portrait paintings of his signature “;angry”; panda bears. Ongoing, The Contemporary Museum's cafe, 526-0232.
”;Art in Paradise”;
Ongoing exhibit of works by prominent Maui artists, Kapalua Bay Hotel, 669-5656.
”;Art of the Philippines: The George and Nancy Ellis Gallery”;
Ongoing, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700.
”;Elizabeth Berdann: Wonders, Curiosities and Conundrums”;
Through May 16, The Contemporary Museum, 526-0232.
Bethel Street Gallery ongoing exhibit
Brenda Cablayan, Chris Campbell, Frank Sherrif, Christopher St. John, March Turner and others show their work at Bethel Street Gallery, 524-3552 or bethelstreetgallery.com.
Canon Employee Photo Contest
Through Thursday, Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., suite 200, 522-5930.
”;Cap-a-City”;
Ongoing installation art project with plastic bottles, caps, aluminum cans, glass bottles and containers. By Bundit Kanisthakhon and Kirk Malanchuk, Tadpole Studio, 1160 Smith St.
Cedar Street Galleries
Works by John Koga and Lawrence Seward include sculpture and shaped paintings. Through next Sunday, Cedar Street Galleries, 589-1580.
”;Celebrating Hawaii with my Family and Friends”;
Artwork by Hawaii students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Through April 2010, Hawaii Convention Center.
”;Cham: Syncretic Islamic Communities in Vietnam and Cambodia”;
Textiles, ceramics, metal work, basketry, calligraphy, photography and video that illustrate the Cham culture. Through March 28, East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road at the University of Hawaii campus, 944-7584 or visit http://arts.EastWestCenter.org.
”;Confrontation/Contemplation”;
Works by Neale Asato and Joe Bright. Through March 5, Gallery 'Iolani at Windward Community College, 236-9150.
Rita Coury
Permanente collection of “;Survivors of Breast Cancer”; images. Through Nov. 2012, Kaiser Permanente Honolulu, floors four through six, 1010 Pensacola St., Honolulu, 744-8989.
Crazy Shirts Gallery
Features a display of original paintings, canvas prints and framed versions of the T-shirt company's exclusive designs, The Shops at Wailea, Maui, 891-6770, ext. 1.
”;Delicacy”;
Works by Klaus Knoll. Through March 5, Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, 236-5853.
”;Differing Views”;
Exhibit by the Windward Wanderers. Through next Sunday, Gallery at Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, 254-2757 or 233-7323.
Fiber Hawaii 2010: Crossing Boundaries
Showcase of contemporary art and craft based on fiber traditions. Through Saturday, The Arts at Marks Garage, 521-2903.
”;Judy Fox: Legendary Beings”;
Through May 16, The Contemporary Museum, 526-0232.
”;Fragments”;
Various works that showcase the human form through unique perspectives. Ongoing, Downtown at the HISAM, 586-0900.
”;From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on Paper”;
Works from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection. Through May 2, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700.
Corinne Gallardo & Friends 2010 Art Show
Exhibit of several artists works in acrylic and oil. Through Friday, Cafe Che Pasta, 1001 Bishop St., 271-1344.
Graphic Cabinet 5: Private and Public Devotion in Medieval Europe
Works of medieval illuminated manuscripts and stained glass. Through May 9, 2010, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700.
”;He Alo A He Alo: Face to Face, Visions & Portraits of Hawai'i”;
Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.
”;Heavenly Garden”;
Tattoo artist Mike Ledger's acrylic painting on wood of a large dragon. Ongoing, The Contemporary Museum's cafe lanai, 526-0232.
”;High Perch”;
Exhibit by Joe Ruesing. Through Thursday, East Hawaii Cultural Center on Hawaii island.
”;Ho'olaulole: The Joy of Wearable Art”;
Through April 11, 2010, Bishop Museum, 847-8274.
”;Ka Lei Papale: Hats of Hawaii”;
Through April 11, 2010, Bishop Museum, 847-8274.
”;Fay Ku: Face All Eyes, Eyes All Hands”;
Through May 16, The Contemporary Museum, 526-0232.
”;Maui the Kite Maker”;
Exhibit of kapa kites created by fourth graders from Waianae Elementary and Ka Waihona O Ka Na'auao Public Charter School as part of a Bishop Museum outreach program. Showing indefinitely at Bishop Museum's Science Adventure Center.
”;Members Invitational Show with a Cherry Blossom Theme”;
Exhibit by local artists. Through Friday, Firehouse Gallery in Waimea, Hawaii, (808) 887-1052.
”;My Revolution Begins ...”;
Paintings by Reem Bassous. Through March 7, The Contemporary Museum Cafe, 526-1322.
New Moon
Exhibit by Takeo, Eric Chandler and Hitoshi Hida. Through March 8, Louis Pohl Gallery, 1111 Nuuanu Ave., 521-1812.
”;New York's Central Park in 1990's”;
Photography by Irwin Silver. Through March 31, Simply Grape, 841 Bishop St., 447-9000.
”;O2art 3: Paul Morrison, gamodeme”;
The Contemporary Museum's artist project series, O2art, continues with the British artist known for his bold black-and-white landscape paintings of botanical imagery. Showing indefinitely, The Contemporary Museum, 526-0232.
Paintings by local artists
Works by more than 35 local artists on view 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Honolulu Zoo Fence, Monsarrat Avenue.
”;Rhythms of the Heart, Rhythms of the Earth”;
Through March 26, Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Unit B-6, 651-5822 or 635-9868.
The Rites of Spring -Margaret Bedell & Joseph Fletcher
Through March 16, Viewpoints Gallery, 3620 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, 572-5979.
”;R & R Recycling & Redefining the Everyday”;
Works by Loreen Matsushima and Carol Sakihara. Through March 12, Koa Gallery at Kapiolani Community College, 734-9374.
”;Allison Schulnik: Recent Videos - Hobo Clown and Forest”;
Through May 16, The Contemporary Museum, 526-0232.
”;Snowden Hodges' Suite of Nudes”;
Through April 20, Louis Pohl Gallery, 521-1812.
STAR Program
Exhibit of artwork by Kalaheo and Castle High School students. Through next Sunday, Hawaii State Capitol Senate-East corridor, 587-7215.
”;The Subliminal Landscape”; & “;Beyond the Blue”;
Pastels by Gregory Pai and ceramics by Esther Nowell. Through Friday, The Gallery at Ward Centre, 597-8034.
TCM Exhibitions
Artists works by Elizabeth Berdann, Judy Fox, Fay Ku and Allison Schulnik. Through May 16, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive, 526-1322.
”;Two Men”;
Works by Satoru Abe and Hamilton Kobayashi. Through March 26, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 945-7633.
”;Voluptuous Lines Redux”;
Sculptural paintings by Kamea Hadar. Through next Sunday, Pacific Guardian Center, 737 Bishop St., Suite 100, 373-5186.

COMING UP

St. Mark Lutheran School student artwork
Exhibit of student's drawings and paintings. Through March 14, Windward Mall, 235-1143. Opens next Sunday.
”;Art Maui 2010”;
Juried exhibit of works by Maui artists. Through April 2, Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center, visit http://www.ArtMaui.com. Opens March 7.
”;Island Light: Through Lens and Brush”;
Works by photographer Peter Gommers and painter Ann Gommers. Through April 9, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 595-4047. Opens March 14. Reception: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 20.
”;Splendors of Ikebana 2010: Ikebana-Traditional to Modern”;
Traditional and contemporary floral arrangements. Through March 26, 2010, Honolulu Hale, Courtyard, 768-6622. Opens March 22.
Hawaii's Woodshow 2010
Presented by Hawaii Forest Industry Association. Through April 11, 2010, Academy Art Center, 532-8700 or 933-9411. Opens March 27.
”;Nature's Patterns”;
Works by Dave Zatal. Through April 30, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 595-4047. Opens April 11. Reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 16.
Hawaii Watercolor Society 2010 Members Exhibition
Through April 24, The ARTS at Marks Garage, 521-2903. Opens March 30.
”;Color My Emotions”;
Works by Vicki Beck. Through May 28, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 595-4047. Opens May 2. Reception: 4 to 6:30 p.m. May 8.
”;Sumi-E: The Way of Japanese Brush Painting “;
Exhibit by Hisae Shouse and her students from Windward Community College and Honolulu Myohoji Mission. Through June 18, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 595-4047. Opens May 30. Reception: 4 to 8 p.m. June 5.

LECTURES/MEETINGS /Demos

Printmaking Milestones
Helen Frederick, juror and artist will do a slide lecture. 4 p.m. today at Academy Art Center Community Room, 536-5507.
”;What is a Story? The Art of Visual Storytelling”;
Lecture by Bruce Morris from Disney Feature Animation. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Kapiolani Community College's OHIA 118, 735-3879.
Art history lecture
13-part lecture series on the art of the 20th and 21st century. 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, through March 24, Kahala Nui, Diamond Head Room, 4389 Malia St., 218-7004.
”;Creating with Reverence: Art, Diversity, Culture and Soul”;
Lecture by Claire Park of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., in which Park discusses art forms and artists of India, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. Southwest native Americans. 2 to 3 p.m. March 7, East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road at the University of Hawaii campus, 944-7584 or visit http://arts.EastWestCenter.org. Held in conjunction with the Cham exhibit that runs through March 28.
Foster Gardens plein aire painters
Meets 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, 262-8071. Presented by Hawaii Watercolor Society.
Watercolor demonstrations by Roger Whitlock
Most Saturdays at The Gallery at Ward Centre. Call 597-8034 to confirm times and dates.
Hawaii Stitchery and Fibre Arts
Meets 7 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Academy Art Center, open to the public. Brenda Ching is featured speaker. Attendees will create toggles, hooks, buttons and links to jump start their imagination. Bring a set of pliers, flush cutters and needle files. Copper wire available for a nominal fee.
Windward Arts Council
Meets 4 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Windward Community College, Palanakila Room 117.
Hawaiian Graphics' ongoing demonstrations
Learn how to do various types of art, such as stretching canvas, using acrylic mediums, block printing, framing and more at free weekday demos, 1923 S. Beretania St. For schedule, call 973-7171 or visit http://www.hawaiiangraphics.com.
Ikebana and tea ceremony demonstrations
The Mokichi Okada Association is offering ikebana flower arrangement and Japanese tea ceremony demonstrations on the first Sunday of each month. 1 to 3 p.m., Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700.
Lauhala weaving demonstrations
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month, Mission Houses Museum. Free admission. Call 447-3910.

 

WORKSHOPS/CLASSES

Photographing Children
Tracy Wright Corvo teaches. Prerequisites: A working knowledge of photography. Bring your own camera and enough film to make 40 to 50 exposures. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., today, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Krauss 012. Cost: $120. Register for L10720 by calling 956-8400 or online at http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm.
Barbara Nechis Watercolor Workshop
Five-day workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23 through 27. $495, $395 for Hawaii Watercolor Society members. Annual membership $35. Call Sue Roach at 247-8083 or visit http://www.hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org.
Daunna's Art Studio
Draw, paint, build clay pieces, weave, create sculptures, plus more. Winter session through March 27 (offered various times on Wednesdays through Saturdays). Ages 6 and up. Call 779-8749 or visit http://www.daunnasartstudio.com.
Oil painting basics
Elaine Matsuda teaches basic brush strokes, techniques, color palette, perspective and composition, for ages 12 and older. Five-week sessions, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 1 to 3 p.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays, Midori Art Studio, 1311 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 208, $100. Call 532-3989 or 295-8506.
Botanical drawing and painting
9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, 233-7323. Free classes; some experience in watercolor and drawing helpful. Reservations required.
Palette knife oil painting
Ongoing classes taught by Ed Furuike. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Moanalua Shopping Center; and 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays at 932 Sheridan St. Call 206-0901, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit http://www.furuikeart.com.
Watercolor Painting I & II
6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii. Call 247-3003.
”;Ho'omaluhia Paint-outs”;
Wednesday mornings at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, 233-7323. Flowers and plants are put out for anyone interested in non-instructional painting sessions. Presented by Hawaii Watercolor Society.
Drawing and painting nature
Self-directed sessions, 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Wahiawa Botanical Gardens, 621-5463. Renderings of plants, flowers and seed pods. Presented by Hawaii Watercolor Society.
Hawaii Handweavers Hui
6:30 p.m. second Wednesday of every odd month, Academy Art Center's Community Room. Call 591-8539.
Hawaiian Quilting Bee
Quilters of all skill levels welcome. Bring a quilt in progress or purchase a kit in the Mission Houses Museum store. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Fee: $6, plus starter kit. Call 447-3910.

Notices

Call to artists
The ARTS at Marks Garage is inviting artists to submit up to 3 works in any media for its “;Command-Option-Escape: Tough Times vs. Transcendence”; themed-show. Entry fee: $15 per piece. Send jpgs to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by tomorrow.
Call to Artists
Art Maui is seeking artists for Art Maui 2010. The juror for the exhibit is Kenneth Bushnell, University of Hawaii professor of Art Emeritus. On-line pre-registration is available through tomorrow, or register on “;Receiving Day,”; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Visit http://www.ArtMaui.com.
Call to Artists
The Windward Artists Guild is seeking entries for their “;50th Anniversary Juried Open Exhibition”; running tomorrow to March 19 at Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery. Inger Tully, a Contemporary Museum curator of exhibitions, will serve as juror. For deadlines and prospectus, call 261-0041 or visit http://www.hawaiiwag.org.
Call to artists
Seeking entries for Hawaii Forest Industry Association's 18th annual Hawaii's Woodshow 2010, which opens March 27 at Academy Art Center. Submission deadline is Friday. Call 532-8700 or 933-9411; or visit http://www.HawaiiForest.org.
Call to artists
Amateur photographers who are residents of Hawaii may enter the “;14th Annual Canon Amateur Photo Contest.”; Theme this year is “;Hawaii No Ka Oi - The Best of Hawaii.”; Photos must be maximum 5 x 8 inches in print format. Winners plus honorable mentions will be displayed at Canon Photo Gallery in April 2010. Submission deadline next Sunday. Contact Canon USA Hawaii or an authorized Canon camera dealer for details. Applications and rules: Visit http://www.krater96.com or http://www.nikkansan.net or http://www.lava.net.
Call to artists
Visual artists in all mediums invited to submit artwork for the nonjuried Gallery 563, formerly known as the 'Iolani Fair Art Show and Sale. Sale will be held April 14, 16 and 17. Works should be ready to hang and not exceed $500 in price or 3-feet-by-3-feet in size. To register or for more information, call Leilani “;Lei”; Fortuno at 943-3353 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by March 31.
Call to Artists
Bethel Street Gallery is accepting entries for its 4th Annual Hawaii Artists Exhibition, a juried exhibition. Artist from all media are welcome. Cost: $25 for the first three entries; $10 for each additional entries. Deadline: April 28. Call 524-3552 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Call to Artists
Bethel Street Gallery are seeking artists from all media to bring in work that relates to or depicts food and drink. Theme: “;All YOU CAN EAT.”; Cost: $25 for the first three entries; $10 for each additional entries. Deadline: April 28. For information or a prospectus, call 524-3552 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Call to artists
Honolulu Hipster is currently seeking online submissions from Hawaii artists, musicians and writers. Send inquiries and submissions to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Hawaii Craftsmen's “;The Window”; exhibitions at The ARTS at Marks
Showcase your own mini exhibit for a month to over 3,000 visitors. Approximate dimensions are 70 inches wide, 46 inches tall and 21 inches deep. E-mail Richard Duggan at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for details or to reserve dates for 2010.
Call to artists
Ugallery.com, an online art dealer specializing in works created by emerging artists, invites art students and recent graduates to submit works for consideration. All mediums welcome. Submissions accepted in digital form and Ugallery.com's board of curators will review works and respond within 48 hours. For more information and media interviews with founders, call Jenny Corsey at The Spizman Agency at (770) 953-2040 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).