Kihei artist Jay Wilson recently captured top honors at The Brooklyn Internationale for his computer art, "The Sandman." The competition is sponsored by the Museum of Computer Art, a major online museum with a physical gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y. Local art lovers may remember Wilson's work as part of this year's Art Maui exhibition at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Schaefer International Gallery.
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Sargent's Fine Art will host Maui artist Roman Czerwinski from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Czerwinski emigrated to Maui from Poland and has developed a unique impressionist style that captures the lush beauty and vivid colors of Maui. Meet this artist and view his originals and limited editions while listening to the music of Kurt Lee. The gallery is at 802 Front St. in Lahaina. For details call, 667-4030.
by Jay Wilson
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California artist Deborah Crone will be the featured artist at Images Fine Art Gallery during this week's Friday night Art Night, and again on July 31. Crone is known for her fresco style of applying paint over plaster. Her process combines new art concepts and materials with the oldest known form of painting to create a unique quality within her designs.
Wine and pupu will be served from 7 to 9 p.m. both Fridays. Live music by Scott Baird. The gallery is located at 900 Front St., behind Hard Rock Cafe in Lahaina Center. For details, call 622-0884.
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The first Maui Photo Festival & Workshops will celebrate the beauty of Hawaii as captured by local photographers. If that includes you, here's how to get involved:
The opening reception for the four-day festival, slated for Sept. 16 to 20 at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, will include an multimedia show produced by MPF presenter and Canon Explorer of Light Eddie Tapp. Tapp is asking for images of Hawaii by Hawaii photographers, highlighting the diversity of our island home. The presentation will include images of island culture, scenery, environment and people - aerials to underwater, landscapes to action, wide-angle to macro - from the perspective of local residents.
The Maui Photo Festival & Workshops celebrates digital photography by bringing world-class photographers to one of the most photogenic places in the world. From novice to pro - attendees will learn from classroom sessions, location shoots, demonstration sessions and photo excursions led by pro photographers.