Material Slip

March 4, 2018 - April 6, 2018
Mānoa Campus, Art Building, Commons Gallery

Reception and combined openings for:

"Material Slip," Commons Gallery, UHM

"2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions," The Art Gallery, UHM

"The Extended Hawaiian Body," John Young Museum of Art, UHM

"Material Slip" features Margery Amdur (Philadelphia, PA), Diana Baumbach (Laramie, Wyoming), Josephine Cachemaille (Auckland, NZ), Michelle Forsyth (Toronto, Canada), Wendy Kawabata (Honolulu, Hawaii), and Io Palmer (Pullman, WA). These artists isolate and subvert materials to pose questions about the role of materials and the handmade in the 21st century. In this exhibition the artists present work that has developed out of similar methodologies, but is visually distinct.

Sunday, March 4

2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Artist talk by Visiting Artist Io Palmer, Commons Gallery

3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Reception, The Art Gallery

Tuesday, March 6 at 3:30 p.m.

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Lecture "Between-My-Selves," by Intersections Visiting Artist Margery Amdur

Art Building, room 308

SPONSORS: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Department of Art + Art History and College of Arts + Humanities; Waikiki Parc Hotel; and supported by SEED IDEAS, UHM; and Student Activity and Program Fee Board, UHM.


Mon. – Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sun. 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Closed Saturdays; Prince Kūhiō Day, Mar. 26; Good Friday, Mar. 30; Easter, Apr. 1.

By appointment: Spring Break, Mar. 27 – 29.

Free admission. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply.


Io Palmer

"Chandeliers and Macramé," 2017

Cut and painted watercolor paper, glitter, marker and wood

168" x 72" x 72″ Courtesy of the artist

Ticket Information
Admission is free. Hours & parking: see above

Event Sponsor
Art + Art History, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Sharon Tasaka, (808) 956-8364,,

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