We are pleased to announce the upcoming WAG Member show which will be on display for the public from October 2 – 28. It is the 58th annual exhibit – quite a long running show! Our members are encouraged to place 2 works in the show. Like last year, it will not be juried this year. Due to state policies, we are not allowed to show any nudity, otherwise, you are free to select quality work to show at the beautiful Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery.
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WAG board members Don Johnson, Suzanne Barnes, MaryAnne Long, Roger Tinius, and Wendy Roberts spent a couple of hours selecting awards, which was certainly a tough task – there were many talented artists in the display. The representatives from the board chose 12 young artists to award $50 each in order to encourage their development as artists.
Don Johnson gave out a special award to an incredible fashion piece in his wife’s honor, and he and MaryAnne Long matched WAG funds to assure we could grant more awards for encouraging our next generation of artists. Thank you Don and MaryAnne for the generosity extended to our next generation of artists!
Windward Artists Guild is holding its 57th annual Member’s show at the Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery October 2 – 28, 2016. Please join us at our reception Saturday, October 8 from 5:00 – 7pm.
Below is a preview/overview of the show. The works are beautiful especially in person, and each piece is carefully placed in order to harmonize with the art next to it. Cynthia Schubert (who organized the exhibit and directed the placement of art on the wall), MaryAnne Long (who assisted the entire day), and the members who helped hang the art did a wonderful job. Thank you to all our excellent volunteers and to the members who are displaying their talents. WAG hopes our visitors enjoy the show!
Aloha Windward Artists! There are plenty of shows coming up in the busy summer months. WAG will be holding one in July this year. The prospectus is pending. In the meantime here is another summer show to keep your paintbrushes busy:
Independence Art Exhibit
Independence Art Exhibit is coming up at Honolulu Hale in the John C. Lane Gallery from May 26 to June 30. They will be highlighting local artists in several media such as oil, acrylic, photography, mixed media, watercolor, pastel. This will be a juried show.
Deadline to email or mail images of your entries is Monday, May 9. Please download the prospectus below for all other info:
The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) announces its Fourth Annual Miniature Show opening November 2 through November 28 at the Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitor Center Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, HI. Exhibit hours are daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The public is invited to the opening reception on Saturday, November 14, 4-6 p.m. All artwork is 8×10 inches (without frame) or smaller and will be available for purchase.
Juror James Goodman is an Associate Professor of Art and Dean of Arts and Sciences, Leeward Community College.
Warren Stenberg will be the curator.
Linda Umstead will be chair of the show.
Pastel Artists of Hawaii will present their 2015 Juried Open Pastel Show on November 5, 2015, at Place, the WAG venue this Spring. The juror for this year’s show is Dawn Emerson ( http://dawnemerson.com/ ), who will also be presenting a four-day Pastel Workshop November 6 – 9 in Nuuanu. Entry deadline is September 14, and the PAH requires that submitted works be at least 80% soft pastels, and no oil pastels. Full entry details are in the prospectus.
Aloha WAG members, we know a lot of you are also AHA members, and we would like to share the AHA prospectus with you. Show runs July 13 – August 28 in the 1132 Bishop Gallery. Intake is Saturday, July 11, 9 – 11 am. Absolute deadline is 11:00 am. Late entries will not be accepted.
We have a new venue and a new show opportunity coming up. Our first 2015 juried Windward Artist Guild exhibition will be displayed at PLACE. A Design Atelier by Philpotts. Please note that there will be a sitting requirement for all accepted artists. Please review the prospectus by clicking the link below.