Hawai’i Watercolor Society 2017 Open Show

Join me at the reception on Tuesday October 24, 2017 from 6-8pm at the Honolulu Musuem of Art gallery Linekona at 1111 Victoria Street Honolulu Hawaii. Juror Katherine Love, Assistant Curator Contemporary Art for the Honolulu Musuem of Art selected 25 pieces from 20 artists in a national open call for entries in watermedia. The show is a ”showcase of the best in watercolor painting with diverse techniques from traditional to experimental. HWS strives to present watermedia as a vital,Read More

Queen Lili’uokalani Craft Fair at Hyatt Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa

I’ll be at this popup craft fair with local artisans who call Hawai’i home and celebrate the aloha spirit. My mission is that I want people to experience through my art the experience of natural divine beauty and living aloha through my work.  I’ll be offering for sale various handmade gift items as well as small original paintings and prints.  E komo mai!

Hurricane Harvey Relief response

The general coverage of this disaster has shown more moments of hope and the power of meeting with love difficult times. Many are sending donations in money and in kind to Texas, however, many are sending things, that, if they thought carefully for 1 minute, they would realize it is maybe not the right thing to send just now. The general concept of love, includes, to love others as ourself–so think about what you would appreciate just now, when youRead More

Mother’s words by Nancy Wood

August 1, 2017 Book Reviews, Exhibits, New Work

Evening in Mo i Rana looking toward the Swedish border From Spirit Walker, 1993, by Nancy Wood My most treasured book at home is Hollering Sun by Nancy Wood. It was published as a children’s book, but it is fit for any age. Wood gives words to that I fumble to find visually to describe my emotional state and relationship to nature and society. I’m still processing last summer in Iceland…and this latest road trip through Norway up to Mo iRead More

Daily Sketch Posted on Facebook page

July 31, 2017 Community

I received a wonderful Christmas present last year–a watercolor daily calendar and it gives me a Twitter sized morsel of info and challenge to sketch a watercolor and think a minute about past and present artists’ strategies to create paintings. See the post and Like to follow the remainder of the year.

Hawaiian themed ArTiki Reception at St Augustine July 22 2017

July 14, 2017 Exhibits, New Work

Moa Kane: King of the Park The 8th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibition at St Augustine’s Art Association will open on Saturday July 22nd and for those who can make it, it will be a Hawaiian themed luau reception with food, music, attire to open this show. I have my Moa Kane watercolor there on view and for sale. Proceeds from the sales at the show go to educational programs STAA conducts in the community.  ALOHA!   The torches areRead More

Vernissage 12 augusti på två olika galleri!

July 8, 2017 Exhibits, New Work, News, Sweden

En samlingsvisning tillsammans med KRA kollegor på Tofta Galleri med vernissage kl11 till 15 där jag ställa ut några verk och konsthantverk i porslin. Om du befinner dig nära till Göteborg, kom gärna till min annan solo uställning och vernissage senare på samma dag på Göteborg med mina tavlor i –morsord-min hyllning till min favorit poet Nancy Wood. Jag väljer ut tavlorna efter min -roadtrip- med Anders i Norge och norra Sverige men -morsord- ska vara en samling av minaRead More

8th Annual St Augustine Wildlife and Nature Juried Exhibit opens in July 22

July 1, 2017 Community, Exhibits, Hawaii, News

The gallery wide exhibition opens on July 22 through August 27 2017. All original works are for sale with proceeds going towards conservation and education projects in St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest city.  Here is a link of last year’s participants. I am happy that my Moa Kane was accepted into the show, because I was very fond of him but it seemed he was not as popular in Oahu as I had thought he would be. I painted himRead More

Hawaii Watercolor Society June 3-24 2017 at Ho’omaluhia Botannical Gardens

The Annual Hawaii Watercolor Society Member’s Show opened this week and is on view at Ho’omaluhia Botannical Gardens, a favorite spot for members to draw inspiration from. On online catalogue of the winners and artists showing can be seen here. HWS recently changed its focus to include water based media and to encourage experimentation and innovation in its membership. This means that acryllic paintings are now accepted and hopefully will change the breadth of both technique and approach to beRead More

Aloha Show Opens May 23-June15 at Honolulu Hale

June 8, 2017 Community, Exhibits, Hawaii, News

LESS IS MORE. Judging from the comments of visitors who sent me their photos and impressions of the show, I think it benefited from not having too many pieces hanging in the annual show, as has been the case sometimes in the past. The first place winner Jui-Lien Sanderson’s ‘Afternoon Glow’ also exemplifies the aesthetic that benefits from such a show–the simple, yet very personal view of the artist in depicting a cat in repose.  I was also pleased toRead More