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2018 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions

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


March 4 – April 6, 2018

The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


All events are free and open to the public.

Opening reception:

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Thesis Defenses:

Friday, March 9, 11:00 a.m. Terra Keck

Friday, March 9, 1:00 p.m. Atis Puampai

Friday, March 23, 11:00 a.m. Terra Keck

Friday, March 23, 11:00 a.m. Robert Flowers

Friday, April 6, 11:00 a.m. Chiho Ushio

The graduate program at the Department of Art + Art History, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a comprehensive and diverse center for the graduate study of the visual arts and Asian and Pacific art history. The exciting thesis exhibitions are part of a demanding course of study, production, and review. MFA candidates concurrently present new and engaging works that demonstrate each artist’s caliber of ideas, skills, awareness of the global context within which art is created and circulated, and critically engaged artistic practice.

The artists, the titles of their exhibitions, and their areas of specialization are:

Robert Flowers, "Self Portrait: You and I," glass

Terra Keck,"Secondhand Smoke," printmaking

Nisha Pinjani, "Transgressing Boundaries," printmaking

Atis Puampai, "Ancient Light," photography

Khari Saffo, "Cool Kool Shirts Presents: Thot Collection Series 1 by Dana Jones," sculpture

Chiho Ushio, "響 (Hibiki) – Resonance," printmaking

SPONSORS: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Department of Art + Art History and College of Arts + Humanities; and supported by Waikiki Parc Hotel – Hospitality Sponsor for the Arts at UH Mānoa; Student Activity and Program Fee Board, UHM; and anonymous donors.

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.

Ticket Information
Hours: see above

Event Sponsor
Art + Art History, Mānoa Campus

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

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