HI Art Magazine is looking for a few good faces. The publication is once again hosting its Faces of Hawaii photo portrait competition, open to Hawaii residents of all ages. Entries must be submitted no later than July 15.
This year's juror is Kapulani Landgraf, instructor of Photography and Hawaiian Visual Art at Kapiolani Community College. The selected entries and artist's statements will be compiled into a book and published and be part of a gallery exhibition. For details, call 982-9104 or visit www.hiartmagazine.com.
Paia Tattoo Parlor will host a joint exhibition showcasing etchings and woodcuts by Nichol Markowitz and fiber art sculptures and installations by Casey Neumann at 6 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature a short discussion from both artists regarding their concepts and processes. The gallery is located at 120 Hana Highway. For details, call 579-8515.
The photo above shows the new Sabado Art Studio, School and Gallery, located along Market Street at the former Katsutani Hotel in Wailuku. For details, call 249-0980 or www.sabadostudios.com.
Images Gallery in Lahaina will host artist Sterling Ross from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. A lifelong resident of Maui, Sterling graduated from Maui High School and went on to earn a degree from the Art Institute of Phoenix. After moving to Australia, he began to integrate his design ideas with his fine art photography. Upon returning to Maui, he began to "blur the lines between photography and painting."
The reception will feature music, wine and pupu from Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. The gallery is located at 900 Front St. For details call 662-0884 or visit www.imagesinc.com.
The former Cafe Marc Aurel - the new Wailuku Coffee Company - is hosting a reception and photography exhibit by Joyce Chin beginning Saturday to July 31. An artist reception will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the coffee house, located at 28 N. Market St. in Wailuku. Chin's images are primarily inspired by nature. For details, visit www.joycechinphotography.com.