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Spring 2009 Programs

Ema Tavola, Leilani Kake, and Giles Peterson
March 3 to 6, 2009

Panel Discussion on Contemporary Pacific Art
March 4th Wednesday @ 6:00 PM
Mark's Garage

Ema Tavola, Leilani Kake, and Giles Peterson hail from South Aukland, NZ and will be here in conjunction with Pan Pacific: Contemporary Pacific Art, opening at Mark’s Garage on March 3rd through March 28th .  Tavola is a visual artist and curator of the Fresh Gallery Otara, a venue for contemporary Pacific Arts in  Manukau City.  Leilani Kake is an independent artist.  Peterson teaches at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

Patrick Nagatani
March 8 to 19, 2009

Public Lecture:
March 11th Wednesday @ 6:00 PM
UOH Manoa Art Building Auditorium

Patrick Nagatani is an established photographer and professor emeritus at the University of New Mexico.  Patrick Nagatani’s long and eminent career can be compared to that of a magician.  His images are spellbinding: full of color, multiple layers, wonder and whimsy.  But with a dexterous slight of hand, he reveals the fictions we call history and the blind faith we often have in science.  Whatever Nagatani is photographing --  people, subways, internment camps, excavations, nuclear test sites --  he concerns himself with exposing the paradoxical relationship of reality and illusion. 

Judy Fox
April 13 to 17, 2009

Public Lecture:
April 15th Wednesday @ 6:00 PM
UOH Manoa Art Building Auditorium

Judy Fox is a ceramic sculptor working in New York. She is represented by PPOW gallery in New York, and at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Europe. As an undergraduate Ms. Fox studied sculpture at Yale and Skowhegan, then received a Masters in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. She has been a guest lecturer at many schools and museums including Boston University, Yale, New York Academy of Art, New York, the Oslo International Ceramics Symposium, Bennington College, New York, International Sommerakademie fur Bildende Kunst, Salzburg, Austria, and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Judy Fox has received two NEA grants, and an award from the "Anonymous Was a Woman" foundation. She is a fellow of Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, and is a 2006 fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Her work is in the collections of the Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, the Penny McCall Foundation, New York City, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, California, and the Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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