Water is the focus of the latest artwork by Tim Garcia and Robena, featured in a new exhibit opening with a reception at 5 this evening at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao. The ocean is the inspiration for the artists, providing inexhaustible inspiration for their brush and chisel.
Robena, known for her large-scale paintings, has titled her show "The Delicate Sea" and sculptor Tim Garcia has titled his efforts "Ocean Rhythms - Feminine Forms."
Both artists are also surfers and are dedicating a portion of their proceeds to the educational nonprofit Project S.E.A. Link.
Viewpoints Gallery photo
Robena and Tim Garcia celebrate the sea in their new Viewpoints Gallery show
Lahaina Arts Society/Lahaina Arts Association celebrates its 42nd birthday party and silent auction under the historic Banyan Tree from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
On tap are free cake and Starbucks coffee at noon, along with the LAS Banyan Tree Art Fair with art, jewelry, photography and more. The silent auction and giveaways will feature local art, with all proceeds going to the LAA Children's Art Outreach program for disadvantaged Maui youths. The LAA High School Scholarship Awards Ceremony will take place in the Old Jail Gallery from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jaybird will show photographic montage works that morph photographs into other-worldly images in a solo exhibit titled "Symmetrix," opening with a reception at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Cafe Marc Aurel. The photographer flips landscape images on an axis to create a radial symmetrical background, allowing the scene to "take on a whole new dimension, revealing the patterns, and hidden symbols or portraits" according to a press release.
Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center hosts its third annual free Portfolio Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The program is designed for high school students interested in pursuing careers in the arts and features one-on-one consultations with representatives from fine arts colleges. Participating this year will be Cari L. McIalwain of Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts, Robynne Royster of San Francisco's California College of the Arts and Sarah Kamsler of Portland's Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portfolios should include a student's best and most recent work, works in progress, sketchbooks and other samples. Parents, teachers and school counselors are also encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Kelly McHugh at 572-6560.