Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase & Gift Recommendations (December 2017)

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 in Acquisition Award Selection Committee, Art in Public Places, Art in Public Places Collection, Blog Post, Enews, Relocatable Works of Art

The SFCA Board of Commissioners considered the following SFCA Recognition Awards artworks as purchase recommendations for the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the General Meeting of November 15, 2017. All purchase recommendations were approved.

Exhibit: Abstract Only! 7th Juried Competition
Exhibit Location: Wailoa Center, Hilo (Hawaiʻi Island)
AASC VACs: Mary Begier, Meidor Hu, Pam Barton
SFCA Board: Jane Clement, Sherman Warner
SFCA Staff: Karen Ewald, Jonathan Johnson, Elizabeth Baxter
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Mark Tanabe, “Izanagi Izanami,” wood
  • John Strohbehn, “Beautifully Broken,” wood and stone sculpture

Artist Studio Visit: Charlton Kupaʻa Hee (selected works from the Honolulu Biennial 2017 exhibit)
Studio Location: Oʻahu
AASC VACs: Katherine Love, Sean Browne
SFCA Board: Noelle Kahanu
SFCA Staff: Karen Ewald, Elizabeth Baxter
SFCA Recognition Awards (all artworks by Charlton Kupaʻa Hee):

  • “Kanehekili,” ceramic, aerosol enamel, paracord
  • “Kuʻula,” ceramic, aerosol enamel, paracord
  • “Sons of Oʻahu,” ceramic, paracord
  • “For the Insta’z,” ceramic, paracord
  • “Kamapuaʻa Flees to Kahiki (A.K.A. Reef Walkers),” ceramic, sgraffito, paracord
  • “Hoʻiole (A.K.A. Taken in the Night,” ceramic, sgraffito, paracord

Exhibit: Beauty of Mokuhanga: Discipline & Sensibility
Exhibit Location: University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, The Gallery (Oʻahu)
AASC VACs: Gaye Chan, Carol Khewhok, Deborah Nehmad
SFCA Board: Noelle Kahanu
SFCA Staff: Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Elizabeth Forrest, “The Reflective Unconcious,” woodblock
  • Yoonmi Nam, “Promise,” woodblock
  • Mia O, “Red Landscape,” woodblock
  • Valerie Syposz, “That is All,” woodblock
  • Margaret White, “Luminous: Luna,” woodblock

Exhibit: Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui Fiber Journeys
Exhibit Location: Honolulu Museum of Art School (Oʻahu)
AASC VACs: Deborah Nehmad
SFCA Board: Dean Sakamoto
SFCA Staff: Karen Ewald, Jonathan Johnson, Elizabeth Baxter
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Unknown, “Foster Garden, Memory Rug,” fiber
  • Jean Williams, “Sparkling Yardage,” fiber
  • Linda Taylor, “Survival of the Fittest,” fiber

Exhibit: Hawaii’s Woodshow 2017
Exhibit Location: Honolulu Museum of Art School (Oʻahu)
AASC VACs: Sean Browne, Mamoru Sato, Wayne Morioka
SFCA Staff: Karen Ewald, Elizabeth Baxter. Jonathan Johnson (observer, no vote)
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Cliff Johns, “Pele’s Poi Bowl,” wood sculpture
  • Jon Ogata, “Hollow Form Within a Form,” wood sculpture

Gift Recommendations
AASC Location: Oʻahu
AASC VACs: Shigeru Miyamoto, Rick Mills, Maile Yawata
SFCA Board: Karen Tiller Polivka
SFCA Staff: Elizabeth Baxter, Jonathan Johnson
Artwork:

  • Jean Charlot, intaglio print. From the “Hawaiian Petroglyphs” series.
  • Huc M. Luquiens, “Night Scene in Paris,” oil painting
  • Huc M. Luquiens, “Parisian Park Scene,” oil painting

For more information on AASCs, including how to invite a committee to an exhibit, or to volunteer as a visual art consultant: Art in Public Places Relocatable Works of Art. For more information about specific exhibits, please contact the exhibit host organizations.

Read about other recent purchase and gift recommendations: Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase and Gift Recommendations (September 2017).

Read about recent and upcoming exhibit visits: Art in Public Places: Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits (December 2017).

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