Art Maui ... annual exhibition celebrates island art
Celebrating its 31st year exhibiting Maui's extraordinary growing community of visual artists, Art Maui brings forward a wide range of contemporary work, including drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and digital technology in this popular annual juried exhibition.
This year's juror, Lisa Yoshihara, will lead a walk-through from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. If you would like to hear firsthand what a juror looks for in selecting artwork for a fine art exhibition, you won't want to miss this opportunity. This event is free and open to the public.
“Beyond the Threshold”
by Robert N. Suzuki
by Kathleen Kastles
“Totem Poles of Toontown”
by Jefferson Stillwell
Returning this year is the Art Game, an interactive scavenger hunt that encourages children to look at artwork, find elements and match them to a close-up fragment on a card. Larger groups are welcome; call 243-2787 to coordinate a visit.
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Glass sculptor Jupiter Nielsen is the featured artist at the Maui Crafts Guild through June 18. His work includes delicate depictions of birds, sea life, and plants and flowers of Hawaii.
Dates: now through July 5
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; and before Castle Theater events and during intermission
Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Schaefer
Details: call 243-2787 or visit www.artmaui.com
The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and is located at 69 Hana Highway in Paia. For details, call 579-9697 or visit www.mauicraftsguild.com.
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Receiving day for the Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center's upcoming exhibit, "Altered Forms: A Ceramic Arts Exhibition," will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will run from June 19 to July 25, with an opening reception June 19.
This themed exhibit focuses on the altered ceramic form. Installation submissions are welcome, as well as collaborative projects. Artists must submit a detailed sketch of the installation and provide the installation materials specific to the piece. Artists may submit up to three entries and there is a $10 fee per entry for members and $20 per entry for non-members. For details, visit www.huinoeau.com.
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The public is invited to visit Village Galleries, located off the lobby at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, and meet four of Hawaii's leading artists during the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival:
* George Allan will present an oil painting demonstration from 4 to 6 p.m. today
* Cindy Conklin will present a watercolor painting demonstration from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday
* Shauna Morrison will display her hand-made island jewelry from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
* Betty Hay Freeland will present an oil painting demonstration from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday