Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by paularath

About eight years ago, before we traveled to Turkey in person, Jerry and I visited the Global Caravan Bazaar in Chinatown. We bought the beautiful Turkish carpet you see above. It’s a “village carpet,” with a unique regional style. We always wondered if perhaps we paid too much for it, although it seemed really reasonable
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Posted on September 25th, 2014 by paularath

We’re rapidly heading toward the holidays so the special trunk shows and sales will start coming fast and furious. Saturday marks one of the best – and most fun – sales of the year, Nui Mono & Friends.┬áNui Mono is always a treasure trove of hand crafters and designers, and they pull out all the
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Posted on August 19th, 2014 by paularath

When Lynda Sakraida is the featured artist at The Gallery at Ward Centre, you know there’s a treat in store for anyone who loves textiles, notions, fashion and accessories. Right now, Lynda is madly sewing Hadji Baba Bags for an upcoming show called “Bags with Histories.” ┬áInitially, the show was to be called “Haute Totes.”
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Posted on August 12th, 2014 by paularath

  TEMARI, Center for Asian & Pacific Arts, is looking for new crafters to give a fresh look to their Trash & Treasure Fundraiser Craft Fair. If you or someone you know is interested in “trying out,” all it takes is three to five digital photographs. Send them to TemariTnT20124@gmail.com or mail hard copy photos
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Posted on July 29th, 2014 by paularath

  One of my favorite art shows of the year opens today at the ARTS at Marks and will run through August 10. It’s called the Small Kine Show and it’s put on by the Hawaii Watercolor Society. The paintings have a maximum size of 80 square inches and they must be priced between $35
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