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Atelier Hawaii Exhibition

September 11 - October 2, 2009 at Gallery ‘Iolani

Windward Community College
Bonnie J Beatson, (808) 235-7374
Marketing Director, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Aug 27, 2009

Cast drawing by Cherie Tsukayama.
Cast drawing by Cherie Tsukayama.
                Artist Reception: September 11, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Gallery hours: Mon.– Fri. and Sun., 1 – 5 p.m.;
Mon., Tues. and Wed. evenings, 6 – 8 p.m.

Gallery Web       Phone: 236-9155    

Location: Gallery ‘Iolani is located adjacent to Palikū Theatre at Windward Community College


KĀNE‘OHE –Gallery ‘Iolani presents Atelier Hawai‘i, an exhibition showcasing the work of students from the Atelier Hawai‘i summer program at Windward Community College over the past eight years since its inception. A special artist reception will be held on September 11 from 4–7 p.m. The exhibit will run until October 2. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.


Atelier Hawai‘i is the only workshop of its kind in the state that provides six weeks of intensive training in the same classical techniques of drawing and painting inspired by the traditional Italian atelier, or studio, approach to art education that developed in Europe during the 19th century. Portraiture and the human figure are the focus of instruction. Under the direction of Snowden Hodges and Norman Graffam, and guest artist Jonathan Busse, participants develop skills in sight-size/observational drawing and learn oil painting techniques used by the great European Masters.

For more information, contact Gallery Director Toni Martin at 236-9150.