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Artist’s worst nightmare?

What do you think? How do you understand the waivers you sign when entering a competition or exhibition? How do you ensure your work of art will survive transport and hanging in a show? I was recently happily juried into the Hawaii Watercolor Society Open Juried Show with respected  juror Don Andrews. The Heart of the Matter and Anchor was selected to be in the show of 58 works with 30 plus artists.  Anchor debuted at my solo show atRead More

How To Prepare for an Art Competition

April 7, 2018

Ever tried to enter or thought about entering one of your beautiful artworks into a competition but found the prospectus instructions confusing or difficult to follow? Come to this lecture workshop to learn how to prepare digital files suitable for sending in for judging. We will also touch upon framing and presentation of artwork dos and don’ts. This event will be led by Dawn Yoshimura, IPAP sponsored by AHA (Association of Hawaii Artists) at the Gallery on the Pali atRead More

AHA Annual Aloha Show on view at Honolulu Hale

March 21, 2018 Exhibits, Hawaii, New Work

The annual juried members show for the Association of Hawaii Artists went up this month and is on view at the Mayor’s City Hall. There is a wide variety of art styles and techniques and the awardees also reflect that. The juror was Tony Martins, an art professor at the Windward Community College in Kane’ohe Hawai’i. I really enjoyed coming to the opening reception to just wander and look at the other work, eat pupus and mingle with other artists.Read More

AHA 48th Annual Aloha Show

March 6, 2018

Association of Hawaii Artists is hosting its annual juried members show at Honolulu Hale from Tuesday March 6 through Friday March 22 2018. The juror was Tony Martin, professor of art at the Windward Community College in Kane’ohe. A pubic reception will be held on Thursday March 8, 2018 from 4-6pm. Parking in the City and County Parking Garage is free after 4:30pm. Pupus and refreshments will be served at the reception. The artwork on display is for sale, butRead More

AHA Aloha Show at Honolulu Hale

March 6, 2018

The Annual AHA Aloha Show opens on March 6 through 23 2018 at Honolulu Hale, the City and County of Honolulu’s beautiful main building. The show this year was juried by Tony Martins, professor of art at Windward Community College, a respected pastellist landscape artist whose work are in corporate and public collections and on display at the college as well as the Daniel Inouye International Airport. A public reception will be held on Thursday March 6 from 4-6pm atRead More

Bezalel’s Calling ready to receive visitors

Bezalel’s Calling is hung and ready for viewing at the Gallery on the Pali with the reception on Saturday March 3, from 6-8pm. It is my first solo show in Hawai’i and I was nervous about selecting the pieces and executing the concept itself. Luckily I had great support from framing and hanging and installation. Even if I have planned and done shows in the past, including solo shows, there is always so much planning and details to keep inRead More