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VISITING ARTIST : ANDREA DEZSÖ BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!

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VISITING ARTIST : ANDREA DEZSÖ

Residency: January 17 – February 9 at Room 302
Gaffing Sessions: Sundays, January 22 + 29t, 10-2 at Room 117
Public Lecture: Tuesday, January 31, 5-6 at Room 101

Dezsö will also be creating a series of stone lithographs and glass sculptures with the assistance of ART students Robert Flowers, David Harada and Yoshimi Teh.

Andrea Dezsö is a visual artist who works across a broad range of media including drawing, painting, artist’s books, embroidery, cut paper, animation, sculpture, site-specific installation and public art. Dezsö’s permanent public art has been installed in two New York City subway stations, at the United States Embassy in Bucharest, Romania and at CUNY BMCC Fiterman Hall in Lower Manhattan. Community Garden, Dezsö’s mosaic in the New York City subway was recognized as Best American Public Art in 2007 by Americans for the Arts.

Dezsö is Associate Professor of Art at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA and maintains studios in NYC and in Western Massachusetts. She exhibits internationally and is represented by the Nancy Margolis Gallery in New York and Pucker Gallery in Boston.

Dezsö’s instagram feed + website

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KENT NISHIMURA + ATIS PUAMPAI IN PHOTOSPIVA

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KENT NISHIMURA + ATIS PUAMPAI accepted into 2017 PhotoSpiva – a national photographic competition and exhibition.

above image by Atis Puampai – “UH Art Department at 970MPH”, Archival Pigment Print from Fujifilm FP100-C Instant Picture, 17″x22″, 2016

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ART AT LARGE IS DONE!

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ART AT LARGE : taking art out of the studios
Please check out the murals created by 13 UH artists on Dole Street between the Law and Music buildings.
EMILY BOEHM
KAINOA GRUSPE
TOMMY HITE
KIMBERLY GIEGERICH
TAYLOR JOHNSON
ALINA KAWAI
ZOE LIU
KANA OGAWA
KHARI SAFFO
BOZ SCHURR
GEOFF SIU
SHEANAE TAM
IRA VILLAFRANCA

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FUTURE ARCHAEOLOGY / BRYAN CZIBESZ + SHAWN SPANGLER

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BRYAN CZIBESZ + SHAWN SPANGLER continue their collaborative work in exhibition FUTURE ARCHAEOLOGY
at Jane Hartsook Gallery in Manhattan NYC on 27th street
February 17 – March 17, 2017
Reception Friday, February 17 at 6-8pm

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WENDY KAWABATA IN UNDER THE GUM TREE

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WENDY KAWABATA featured in the current issue of UNDER THE GUM TREE

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SHAWN SPANGLER CO-FOUNDER OF OBJECTIVE CLAY

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An article in Ceramics Monthly will feature a story on OBJECTIVE CLAY, a collective that SHAWN SPANGLER co-founded with a group of like-minded artists. The group successfully created a different model for ceramic artists to represent themselves and sustain a successful career making utilitarian objects in clay. Read the article HERE.

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REEM BASSOUS + KAINOA GRUSPE at ARS

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REEM BASSOUS + KAINOA GRUSPE are included in a 3-person show at ARS Art Gallery

ARS @ 3116 Monsarrat
Opens Thursday, Jan. 5th from 6pm-9pm

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UPDATE : WHORL BY JACQUELINE RUSH LEE

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JACQUELINE RUSH LEE‘s site-specific installation WHORL has been brewing at the ART building for just over three months. Eight more months to go before we see how the tree stumps and inserted books will interact. In the meantime the exterior evolutions has been exciting to observe. Come check it out over the holidays!!

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SUPPORT ART + ART HISTORY

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END OF 2016 IS UPON US.
PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ART + ART HISTORY.

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AMBER O’BRIEN / GLASS ART ENERGY / HONORABLE MENTIONS

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BFA student AMBER O’BRIEN wins two honorable mentioned at the Annual Undergraduate Showcase for her project GLASS ART ENERGY, a platform for her research project that encourages energy efficiency in the glass community and establish a network of resources to actualize future research and promote sustainable glass making practices.
Congrats Amber!!

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University of Hawai'i at Manoa
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