Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on September 21st, 2015 by paularath

Gone are the days of waiting until Black Friday for holiday shopping. Some of my favorite events for gift shopping happen in September and October. Leading the way is the wonderful Nui Mono and Girlfriends sale this weekend. Expect to find original one-of-a-kind wearable art, handbags, handcrafted jewelry and fabric remnants perfect for quilters. The
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Posted on September 11th, 2015 by paularath

Riding on the success of last year’s Indigo Show, fishcake presents Indigo Indigo, featuring the work of three textile artists: Ann Asakura, Akemi Cohn and Donna Miyashiro.  Fishcake reached out to the three artists, asking them to take their creative impulse a step further and to play, challenge themselves and experiment with indigo. Curator for
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Posted on August 17th, 2015 by paularath

My dear friend Timothy Ojile, an extraordinary artist with a unique style of painting, has moved permanently from Honolulu to Minneapolis. The move might seem odd, but Timothy is originally from Minneapolis and most of his family is there. In addition, he has a loft in the city that is absolutely perfect for producing the
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Posted on June 20th, 2015 by paularath

With the closing of so many galleries and boutiques in the past few years, artists and designers are finding it increasingly difficult to land venues to show their work. So these creative folks are expanding their creativity to develop new venues and formats to show their work, and the work of their friends and colleagues.
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Posted on June 18th, 2015 by paularath

Carol Moore is one of those people with a whole slew of abilities and she’s not afraid to use them, even if it requires changing jobs, businesses or professions. I remember her from my days at the newspaper when she was the head of Moore Ideas, an ad agency. She is also an appraiser of
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