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MAYA LEA PORTNER / WINNER OF CATHARINE EB COX AWARD
May 14, 2015

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MAYA LEA PORTNER, MFA alum and Lecturer, is the Honolulu Museum of Art 13th recipient of the prestigious Catharine E.B. Cox Award for Excellence in Visual Arts, and honored with a solo exhibition there from June 11, 2015 – September 13, 2015. Read more about her project here and a glimpse of her work in progress here.

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FIBER STUDENTS GOODWILL HUNTING
May 14, 2015

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FIBER STUDENTS do window display at Kaimuki Goodwill. Read all about it here.

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MFA ALUM ALLISON BIANCO WINS RISD PURCHASE PRIZE
May 7, 2015

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MFA ALUM ALLISON BIANCO WINS RISD PURCHASE PRIZE!! See more of Allison’s work.

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ALL THREE NACF AWARDEES IN THE VISUAL ARTS CATEGORY ARE ALUMS!
May 7, 2015

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The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) announced 12 awardees for its inaugural 2015 NACF Native Hawaiian Artist Fellowships yesterday. All 3 of the awardees in the Visual Arts category are UHM_ART alums – Bernice Akamine, Abigail Romanchak and Maika’i Tubbs. Alum Marques Marzan also receive one of the two awards for Traditional Arts. Congrats all for the wonderful accomplishment! More info on the artists.

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WHAT’S GOING ON WITH ABI GOOD
May 7, 2015

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MFA Alum ABI GOOD is leaving the island this July to embark on a four-month long trip across the US continent. Starting with a LAND/ART Site residency in Albuquerque, New Mexico supported by a Puffin Grant. The project will involve sculpting soil figures with the concept that immigration is a main function in the relationship between humans and the land.

The remainder of the journey will be spent zig-zagging the western US pursuing a new media-fusion project called Through the Oblivion Tube (performance/sculpture/photography). Bon Voyage ABI!

more on ABI GOOD

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PHIL JUNG INTERVIEW IN FOTOTAZO
April 30, 2015

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Announcing the exciting news that PHIL JUNG is staying for another year as Visiting Professor in Photography. Here is a recent interview of his ongoing project O‘AHU in Fototazo.

more info

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ALUM NEWS – ALLISON BIANCO (UTTLEY)
April 29, 2015

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ALLISON BIANCO: A CURIOUS TIDE a solo exhibition at CADE TOMPKINS PROJECTS
May 2 – June 19, 2015
198 Hope Street, Providence, Rhode Island
more info

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CERAMICS + GLASS SALE / MAY8-10 / COME ONE COME ALL!!
April 29, 2015

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CERAMICS + GLASS SALE

May 8 to 10, 2015
10am to 4pm daily
ART Building

questions? ask Rick Mills rlmills@hawaii.edu or 808-956-5258

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FREE LUNCHTIME GUITAR CONCERT ON MAY 6
April 21, 2015

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Jelly-Beans-A  ART EVENT

MUSIC @ART!!
A partnership between the departments of Music and Art+Art History, featuring Ian O’Sullivan and his students.

FREE LUNCHTIME CONCERT
(ART Building groundfloor breezeway by the Galleries)
Wednesdays, May 6 @noon to 130pm

to learn more about Ian and his Guitar Program guitar@hawaii.edu

more about ART PARTNERSHIPS

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ANALOG SUNSHINE RECORDERS / CHRIS ROHRER CURATES WAIKIKI
April 17, 2015

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BFA alum CHRIS ROHRER of ANALOG SUNSHINE RECORDERS presents Waikiki, a group show of street photography in Waikiki.
exhibition from 4/18 to 5/15
opens Saturday, 4/18, 7-9pm
at Treehouse Shop
250 Ward Ave., Suite 233
808-597-TREE (8733)
contact@treehouse-shop.com

artists:

Joseph Abad Jr.
Kara Akiyama
Bobby Asato
Aaron Van Bokhoven
Christian Cook
Alex Delapena
Aj Feducia
Ara Feducia
Keli’i Grace
John Hook
Samantha Hook
Lenny Kāholo
Austin Larson
Nathan Nachtigall
Natalie Nakasone
Aaron Nicholson
Eric Ordorica
Chris Rohrer
Andrew Rose
Travis Sasaki
Tommy Shih
Bronson Kyu Shimabukuro
Eric Wehner Read more

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DEPARTMENT OF ART & ART HISTORY
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
2535 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822

DEPARTMENT OFFICE
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Open M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Email:  uhart@hawaii.edu
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Phone: 808.956.8251


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