Opening events for "Harry Tsuchidana: Works on Paper"

August 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Art Building, The Art Gallery Add to Calendar

The public is invited to attend the opening events for the art exhibition "Harry Tsuchidana: Works on Paper"

Sunday, August 26, The Art Gallery

2–3 pm, Talk Story with Harry Tsuchidana

3–5 pm, Combined opening reception for "Harry Tsuchidana: Works on Paper" and "Emily McIlroy: Noctuary" at The Commons Gallery, UHM

Live music by guitarist Christopher Hopper.

Harry Tsuchidana (b. 1932 Waipahu, O‘ahu) is one of Hawaii’s noted and prolific living artists. This exhibition features over 80 works on paper from the artist’s personal collection. While his paintings have received much-deserved attention in several solo and group exhibitions, this is only the second presentation that foregrounds his works on paper.

Rod Bengston, as curator, selected the works in this exhibition. In conversations with Tsuchidana, Bengston identitifed seventeen themes and expressions—some of which the artist returned to again throughout decades of his investigations.

Image: Harry Tsuchidana, "Two Figures," 1997–2007, tempera, pencil, and wash on paper. Collection of the artist.

Sponsors: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Department of Art + Art History and College of Arts + Humanities; Intersections Visiting Artist + Scholar Program; Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai‘i and by the National Endowment for the Arts; and supported by Waikiki Parc Hotel – Hospitality Sponsor for the Arts at UH Mānoa; Student Activity and Program Fee Board, UHM; Women’s Campus Club, UHM; and anonymous donors.


Ticket Information
Gallery hours: Mon. – Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sun. 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Closed Sat., & Labor Day, Sept. 3.

Event Sponsor
Art + Art History, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Sharon Tasaka, (808) 956-8364, gallery@hawaii.edu, http://www.hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions+events/exhibitions/?p=3163

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