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HANA YOSHIHATA : BACK FROM VOYAGING

BFA alum HANA YOSHIHATA is back from serving as crew member of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, and translate her experience into artwork to be shown at Waʻa + Lewa: Reflections on Voyaging! Opening reception Friday, June 16th from 6-8pm at Aupuni Place, located in the old Nā Mea Hawaiʻi space in Ward Warehouse.

Hana’s BFA project also dealt with water.

READ about HANA’s voyaging


GAYE CHAN IN NEW YORK CITY

Faculty and Chair GAYE CHAN has two works in FOUND at New York’s Leslie Lohman Museum. FOUND is curated by Avram Finkelstein. Gaye says, “AVRAM!!! As in Silence=Death Grand Fury Avram! Can you believe it?!!?”
June 10 – September 10 @26 Wooster
Public Opening & Block Party: June 10, 1 – 4 PM


CINDY IODICE IN THE NEWS

BFA alum CINDY IODICE is Director of Photography of MY EYES ADORE YOU Cannes Film Festival Official Selection- Cannes Short Film Corner 2017.

MY EYES ADORE YOU has already premiered as an Official Selection in New York at the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival 2017.


ANDREW YAMAUCHI NEWS

BFA student ANDREW YAMAUCHI is featured in The American Scholar, a quarterly magazine of Phi Beta Kappa, published since 1932.


BFA ALUM ZOE LIU IN HPU 2-PERSON SHOW

New works by BFA Alum ZOE LIU are on view in a 2-person Exhibition with Alison Beste.

Exhibition Dates: May7 – June30
Opening Sunday, May 7, 4-6pm
HPU Art gallery (45-045 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe)

More about ZOE


JAMES JACK NEWS

MA Alum JAMES JACK – TWO EXHIBITIONS

Dirt Restaurant
WORLD DIRT ASSOCIATION
Sommelier : May 3-7th + May 13, 14 : 13:00-16:00

Artists Shotaro Yoshino, James Jack and Yoshitaka Nanjo serve drinks from the special dirt menu during these exclusive open sommelier hours during golden week and the final week of the exhibition.

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Upcoming Solo Botanical Lessons in Idleness
(Curated by Leonhard Bartolemeus) at Jakarta Art Council Gallery
A newly created art installation based on stories of botanical specimens that have migrated to and from Java via maritime pathways. What lessons can we learn from botanicals which are re-imagined in the complexities of the sea today?

More about JAMES


AARON KATZEMAN IN KA LEO

Read Aaron Katzeman’s review of Artists of Hawai‘i on Ka Leo.


Mother’s Day Ceramic and Glass Sale


Finding Futures…. Art Writing for Summit Magazine!

Jaimey Hamilton Faris collaborated with her art history students Aaron Katzeman and Leilani Portillo to write online reviews of CONTACT: Hawaii 3017, shown at the Honolulu Museum of Art School.

Envisioning human life below the waves
by Leilani Portillo

Three houses our descendants might one day live in
by Aaron Katzeman

Finding futures for Hawaii
by Jaimey Hamilton Faris


LAYNE KLEINART / DIRTY LAUNDRY

ZINC contemporary (Seattle, WA) presents new works by UHM alum Layne Kleinart in her solo exhibition “Dirty Laundry” from May 4 – 27, 2017. Through the subject of youth and animals, “Dirty Laundry” seeks to explore the transient nature of innocence and memory in gestural paintings on second-hand bedsheets and pillow cases. The opening reception will be held on May 4, 5 – 8pm during Pioneer Square’s First Thursday Art Walk.

ZINC contemporary
119 Prefontaine Pl S, Seattle, WA
Hours: Wed – Sat 11 – 5 and by appointment



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

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