The Hawaii Craftsman Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition will take place from Oct. 10 to Nov. 2 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery.
Jurying for Maui artists will take place Wednesday at Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao. Artists may drop off their works from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a lecture and reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Taryn Alessandro, winner of Ho‘ola Spa Maui’s art competition, holds her $3,000 prize.
A scene from last year’s Malama Wao Akua exhibition at Viewpoints Gallery.
The new Ho'ola Spa Maui at Honua Kai Resort & Spa has announced the following winners of its art competition: Taryn Alessandro earned first place and a $3,000 prize; Pua Logan earned second place and a $1,500 prize; and Kim Mosley earned third place and a $500 prize.
In addition, jury fees totaling $800 were donated to the Lahainaluna High School Foundation to support art education on Maui.
The annual juried exhibition, Malama Wao Akua, will open Friday at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao. Hosted by the gallery and East Maui Watershed Partnership, the exhibit celebrates Maui's native species, while raising awareness about Maui's watersheds.
Opening night schedule is as follows:
4 p.m.: Jurors walk through.
5 p.m.: Blessing by Richard Deleon and hula by students of Gordean Bailey.
5:30 p.m.: Awards for juror's choice in all divisions, rarest find, and best depiction of conservation at work.
6 p.m.: Hawaiian slack-key music by Job Cabato and the Honokohau Band.
Various events will be held throughout the exhibition to further educate the community about environmental efforts on Maui.
For full details, visit www.eastmauiwatershed.org.