Maui ceramic artist, Tracy Lamon is the featured artist at the Maui Crafts Guild in Paia from Aug. 28 through Sept. 10. Meet the artist during an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the gallery. Festivities will include refreshments and live music.
Lamon has been working with clay for 25 years, and her current clay obsession is making three-dimensional sculpted tiles with a watercolor look. Her tiles can be used in any architectural project including kitchens, baths and swimming pools.
The gallery is located at 69 Hana Highway and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Sculpted tiles by Tracy Lamon
For details, call 579-9697 or visit www.mauicraftsguild.com.
From a shofar at Makena to a mezuzah in Huelo's bamboo forest, photographer Jessica Pearl has captured the natural beauty of Maui and intertwined it with Jewish symbols to create the Jewish Congregation of Maui's new 2009-20010/5770 calendar.
Calendars cost $36 and are available at Beit Shalom, 634 Alulike St. in Kihei or may be mailed for $40. All prints are available at www.intertwinningmaui.com. They may also be viewed at www.jessicapearl.com.
A portion of all sales will benefit The Jewish Congregation of Maui. For details, call 874-5397.
Throughout September, Lahaina Arts Society will feature 23 paintings by Shirley Hartley produced on her trip around the world.
Using palette knives and oil paint, the arwork was created while Hartley and her husband, Dave, traveled by cruise ship to exotic ports including Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Oman the Seychelles and several ports in Africa.
The show will be available for viewing from Aug. 31 through Oct. 4 at the Old Jail Gallery, located under the historic Banyan Tree, with an artist's reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 4.
Maui artist Jim Kingwell will present a collection of his recent oil paintings throughout September at his gallery, Kingwell Island Art. A reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Refreshments will be served.
Kingwell Island Art is located at 126 Lahainaluna Road in Lahaina. For details, call 667-6782