Honolulu Biennial Artist Talk Hosted at The Hub

March 11, 2019

The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) presents Wahi Pana: Sense of Place Wahi Pana: A Sense of Place will expand the eyes of kama’aina, kanaka ma’oli and malihini alike as they rediscover familiar locales through different eyes, learn new history, and nourish a sense of curiosity and respect for places not yet seen. Facilitated by Kamaka Pili, kanaka ma’oli, Aloha Authentic talk show host, KHON2 reporter. Speakers: ‘Uncle Joe’ kanaka ma’oli from Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association, Kimberly Howsley President ofRead More

Wahi Pana: A Sense of Place

“Wahi Pana” means a pulse of a place and many understand it to mean a place of reknown or historied place such as the site of the birth of Kamehameha in Kohala. But I also believe a wahi pana can also be a place that creates the sense of belonging, especially if it is one that is tied to the place of your birth or where you feel a connection to as part of your ohana (family). I wrote aRead More

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

2018 HWS Member Show

April 3, 2018

The annual juried member show for the Hawaii Watercolor Society will open on April 3rd at Arts at Mark’s Garage as part of the First Friday festivities. The juror and workshop instructor will be Tom Hoffman, a nationally recognized watercolorist. This showcases the best in watercolor painting with diverse techniques from traditional to experimental. HWS strives to present watermedia as a vital, enduring and expressive medium through education and exhibitions. The show is open to all HWS members statewide. IRead More

Bezalel Calling at Gallery on the Pali 2/24-4/12-2018

February 26, 2018

Mo I Rana Norway II. Copyright. DawnYoshimura2017. Join me at the Opening Reception for “Bezalel Calling” at the Gallery on the Pali at The First Unitarian Church   March 3 2018 from 5 to 9pm. The show will be open to the public from February 25 through April 12 2018. Bezalel was the first artist named in the Bible, who God told Moses to find and entrust the commission of designing and building the Tent Tabernacle. At a week-long retreatRead More

HWS ‘Celestial Realms’ Invitational Show

July 31, 2017

This will showcase the work from HWS members who have served on the board or other programs sponsored by HWS. I am thankful for the strong support of the Palama Settlement Afterschool Enrichment program which we provide 5-week watercolor sessions during the school year alternating with clay sponsored by the Hawaii Potters Guild. We provide about 5-6 sessions per school year and have anywhere from 8-20 kids who come every Wednesday for our classes. I will be showing 2 paintings–oneRead 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