Maui’s art scene around the island

“A Maui Moment” by Amanda McCumbee. Photo courtesy LAS

LAS Banyan Tree Gallery’s May artist

Lahaina Arts Society’s Banyan Tree Gallery is featuring artist Amanda McCumbee in the show, “Moments in Color” through May.

“Anytime I speak to people about my art, the most common response is, ‘It’s so rich and bold in color!’ “ offered McCumbee. “Maui is full of such spectacular views . . . it’s color that makes them so memorable.”

McCumbee will be in gallery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23.

LAS Banyan Tree Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call 661-0111, visit lahainaarts.com or email info@lahaina-arts.com.

“Sunset Nocturn Charley Young Beach” by Diane Appler. Photo courtesy Maui Hands Gallery

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Maui Hands May artists in-gallery

Maui Hands Gallery at 612 Front St. in Lahaina features plein air painter Diane Snoey Appler from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays in May.

Every Wednesday at the Front St. location, watercolor artist Luana Kama will be in gallery from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For information, call 667-9898.

Mixed media artist Christine Halton will be in gallery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and May 31 at 1169 Makawao Ave. and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 24 at 84 Hana Hwy. in Paia.

In addition, during Makawao’s Third Friday Town Party May 18, oil painter Steve Rinaldi will be in gallery from 5 to 8 p.m.

For information, call 572-2008 for the Makawao gallery, and 279-9245 for the Paia gallery.

Finally, fine artist Ariel Quiroz is artist in residence at the Maui Hands Gallery in the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali. He is a talented portrait artist and will create an image for a visitor while they wait.

For information, call 667-7997.

For more information about the artists or Maui Hands Gallery, visit www.mauihands.com.