Art

Crowd-pleaser Greg LaRock is returning to Maui for this year’s invitational. Photo courtesy event organizers

Plein air painting event starts Saturday

The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational begins Saturday and will feature 21 artists from the Mainland and Australia along with five Hawaii artists who will spend a week painting island scenes in oil and pastels. Invitations to the “en plein air,” or in full air, event were extended to ...

MACC announces dates for ’18 portrait challenge

Maui Arts & Cultural Center has announced application and jurying dates for its signature triennial exhibition, Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2018. Entry dates and locations are 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 19 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School on Oahu; 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 1 at the Wailoa ...

“Hale Honu” by Todd Kawasaki; Photo courtesy Lahaina Printsellers

Photographer featured at Lahaina Printsellers

A Maui photographer was recently awarded second place in the International Photography Awards with his photo “Hale Honu,” taken on the upper west side of the island and offering a unique glimpse into the mysterious world of Hawaii’s beloved green sea turtles. Todd Kawasaki’s photo ...

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Crowd favorite picked for Malama Wao Akua

The Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center has announced the winner of the People’s Choice Award in this year’s Malama Wao Akua exhibit. Maui artist Wendy Romanchak was recognized for her piece titled “ ‘Ohelo” in the exhibit that concluded Nov. 10 at the Makawao arts center. “I love ...

A panoramic photograph of a wharf in Mexico from a previous work by Peter Lik

PETER LIK

Peter Lik, whose work can be seen in 13 galleries across the United States bearing his name, began capturing the wonders of nature as a young boy in his native Australia and never stopped. In 1984, Lik migrated to the United States and discovered his passion for panoramic ...