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EMILY PATACSIL NEXT UP AT PARC PROMENADE
July 29, 2014

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Emily Patacsil, recent BFA recipient, is the next up-and-coming young artist to be featured at the Promenade Gallery at the Waikiki Parc. Her recent glass and mixed media sculptures are highlighted in the new gallery as part of an expanded arts partnership of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, the Halekulani and its sister hotel, the Waikiki Parc.

September 4 – November 21, 2014
Reception: Thursday, September 4. 6-8pm

Parc Promenade Gallery, Waikiki Parc Hotel, 2233 Helumoa Road, Waikiki

Image: “Kalo Series.” by Emily Patacsil (image credit: Ikaika Akana, Chris Rohrer)

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ART 465 Student Projects showing in the Czech Republic
July 28, 2014

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Chae Ho Lee’s students’ projects, executed for their ART 465 Oral Histories assignment, have been included in the exhibition Taking a Line for a Walk, conceived by designer Nina Paim. This show is a part of the prestigious Brno International Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno, Czech Republic from June 19 to October 26, 2014.

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CHARLIE COHAN IN CANBERRA
July 17, 2014

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Charlie Cohan is conducting workshops in Australia at Canberra Glassworks and Megalo Print Studio + Gallery. [Read more]

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DIANE CHEN AT CAPE ANN MUSEUM
July 10, 2014

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MFA student Diane Chen continues to explore shards as material. She just completed “Strong Breezes and Passing Clouds,” a four panel artwork that will be on permanent display at the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester, Massachusetts. [more]

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ATIS PUAMPAI AT TREEHOUSE
July 8, 2014

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SLIT by Atis Puampai (BA 2014) at Treehouse from 7/12-8/9/14.

To created the images in his series SLIT, Puampai has modified his camera by employing a technology typically used for bullet forensics or finishing line photography where the film advance behind a narrow slit that acts as the camera’s shutter.

Opening reception on Saturday, July 12, 7-9pm. Live music by Silence the Giants in our courtyard.
treehouse-shop.com
250 Ward Ave. Suite 233

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JESSI DEVERA on Smithsionian
July 4, 2014

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BA student JESSI DEVERA is selected as a featured photographer on Smithsionian Online Exhibition.

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A DEBRA DREXLER SUMMER
June 29, 2014
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As usual Professor Debra Drexler spends her breaks from UHM busily working and showing in New York. This summer is no different and her numerous exhibition activities include:
- Feral Objects, group show at the Creon Gallery / April 16 – May 14
- A solo venue as a part of the Fridge Art Fair, May 8 – 11
- Defying Gravity, a solo exhibition at Java Studios Gallery / July 22- August 11.
And MOST impressively…
- The Intuitionist, group show at the Drawing Center / July 11-August 24

The Intuitionists is a collaborative artist project inspired by Colson Whitehead’s 1999 novel of the same name—a work of speculative fiction that explores the relationships between progress, technology, and difference. Participating artists are invited to submit artworks responding to a word or phrase from the novel. Drexler’s word was ‘silence’. The two images included in this post are her contributions to this exhibition, “To Believe in Silence” and “Speaking in Chemicals”, graphite and acrylic on mylar, 14″ x 11″(2014)

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Japan Times Reviews John Szostak’s Recent Book
June 23, 2014

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The Japan Times’ review writes of the importance of Professor John Szostak’s recently published book, “Painting Circles: Tsuchida Bakusen and Nihonga Collectives in Early 20th-Century Japan.” Szostak compellingly reminds us that before Tsuchida Bakusen’s work was written into the canon of nihonga (Japanese-style painting) it was considered transgressive at the time of their making. Read more…
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MFA alum Jean Pitman’s latest project at the Wexner Center for th Arts
June 23, 2014

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MFA alum Jean Pitman has been working as the youth programs educator at the Wexner Center for the Arts for a few years. Recently she has creatively applied her skills and experience as an artist to implement a public art project with Weiland Park’s teenagers, not to mention expanding art’s relevance to the broader society. [more detail]

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PROFESSOR EMERITUS CLAUDE HORAN PASSED AWAY ON JUNE 11
June 13, 2014 photo by Francis Haar 1973

Claude Horan (29 October 1917 – 11 June 2014) is responsible for establishing the ceramics area at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1947. After a sabbatical in 1967 during which he learned glassblowing, Horan also set up a glass blowing studio adjacent to ceramics in 1968. Horan’s students include Toshiko Takaezu, Henry Takemoto, Chiu Huan-tang and Harue Oyama McVay who later became a professor of ceramics at the department. In 1978, he retired as a Professor Emeritus.

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