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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


WENDY KAWABATA AT CICA MUSEUM (KOREA)

WENDY KAWABATA in
Abstract Mind: the 2nd International Exhibition on Abstract Art
CICA Museum
Part 2 April 21 – May 7, 2017 (2017 4/21-5/7)


MARY BABCOCK RECENT ACTIVITIES

MARY BABCOCK RECENT ACTIVITIES

A Climate of Change
April 7 -June 2 / Kahilu Theatre in Waimea
An exhibition on environmental, political and social change

Within/Without
Opening Reception Friday, April 7 / 530 – 7
April 7 – May 6 / Pegge Hopper Gallery

New work by Honolulu artists Mary Babcock, Reem Bassous, Katherine Love, Hadley Nunes, and Maya Lea Portner. The five artists have met regularly over the period of a year and a half to discuss themes, influences, and processes of working. This exhibition, organized by participating artist Katherine Love, is a result of that on-going collaboration.

The exhibition features new work in drawing, painting, fiber, and photography which address topics of political and social activism, the effects of violence and war, femininity and family history, and sense of place and identity.


DEBRA DREXLER + LIAM DAVIS’ NEW NEW YORK OPENS IN NEW YORK

The second iteration of MFA alum LIAM DAVIS and Professor DEBRA DREXLER‘s curatorial project New New York: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century opens in The Curator, a New York Chelsea Gallery, next week.

Join the curators Davis & Drexler for a walk-through of the exhibition on Tuesday, March 28th, 6-8pm.


JOHN SZOSTAK’S IMAYO OPENING IN TOKYO

Professor JOHN SZOSTAK‘s curatorial project IMAYO that opened at UHM last year is moving early next month to the Shoto Art Museum in Tokyo.


BATAAN MEMORIAL : KELLEY HESTIR

Documentary film “Bataan: The Making of a Memory” follows the creation of the Bataan Death March Memorial by MFA alum, KELLEY HESTIR. The film will be aired by NPR affliate KRWG-TV 22.

See TRAILER


DEBRA DREXLER NEW YORK SOLO

DEBRA DREXLER solo at Van Der Plas Gallery (New York) opens on March 29.



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