2015 Student Art Exhibition “Celebrating Hawai‘i with My Family and Friends”Posted on May 29, 2015 in Exhibitions, Past Exhibitions
The 2015 Student Art Exhibition at the Convention Center is an exhibit featuring artwork from 96 students, from kindergarden through sixth grade, from public and private schools in Hawai‘i. Now on display at the Pa Kamali‘i Courtyard of the Hawai‘i Convention Center until April 2016, the 2015 Student Art Exhibition showcases the shared dreams and broad diversity of Hawai‘i through the art of its elementary school children whose work reflects the theme, “Celebrating Hawai‘i with Family and Friends.”
Established by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to recognize and display student artwork in accordance with the state’s mandate, the annual Student Art Exhibition is funded through the Works of Art Special Fund and sponsored in collaboration with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, the Hawai‘i State Department of Education, and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. Permanent display facilities were designed and constructed for the Pa Kamali‘i Courtyard at the convention center.
Schools that enter submit works for jurying by distinguished judges. This year’s judges were Sarah E. Bremser, Professor of Art and Visual Arts Coordinator at Kapi‘olani Community College, and Victor Nobuo Kobayashi, Professor Emeritus of Educational Foundations at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.