#encaustic

Island Treasures now carrying my work in Kailua

March 28, 2018 Hawaii, Living Aloha, New Work, News

My watercolor landscape work can be found at Brilhante Framing and Gallery in Kailua, but now you can also find some of my other work at Island Treasures. They are carrying my handbuilt porcelain urchins–my decorator urchins that also have a unique voice and adornment. They are found throughout the Pacific, but they have a special place in my heart from my years of diving and a connection to Kane’ohe. In 2011, they were planted in the bay to helpRead More

Matchbox Plus XIII- Last chance to see my work this year

Otsukimi-part of Hanafuda series. encaustic. 2.5×3.5in Last show of the year for me! I am honored and humbled to be included in Cedar Street Gallery’s Matchbox Plus XIII miniature show this year. There is SOO much good stuff and the the show is so well hung! For those of you who have designed and hung a show, you know the challenges, but to hang hundreds of pieces from diverse styles, themes, etc. I really am impressed with Michael Schenk’s eyeRead More

Matchbox Plus XIII Miniature Art Show

November 17, 2017

Miniature Art Show at Cedar Street Gallery I have 10 pieces in this show, 5 encaustic pieces in a series I call ‘Gohikari’ or 5 Bright based on the Japanese card game hanafuda which I loved playing as a kid and even in college. I switched out some details from the traditional Japanese to Hawaiian to reflect the nature I get to see everyday here in Hawai’i. The stork is replaced by the a’eo, or Hawaiian red legged stilt, theRead More

Small Wonders AHA Miniature Show at Ho’omaluhia

November 5, 2017

Ho’omaluhia en plein air watercolor 2.5×3.5in Note: this is hanging at Cedar Street Gallery, but this is the view from the gallery parking lot. Artists of Hawaii Association, the oldest arts appreciation association in Hawai’i is hosting its annual miniature show at Ho’omaluhia Botannical Gardens this month. Over 100 works by professional and amateur local artists are on view and for sale. I have 4 encaustic pieces, from my Jellyfish Float series. 2.5×3.5 inches framed in heavy koa 5x7in shadowRead More