Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase Recommendations (March 2018)

Posted on Mar 23, 2018 in Acquisition Award Selection Committee, Art in Public Places, Art in Public Places Collection, Blog Post, 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 March 21, 2018. All purchase recommendations were approved.

Exhibit: Hawai`i Nei 2017 (Wailoa Center, Hilo – Three Mountain Alliance)
AASC VACS:  Michael Marshall, Margo Ray, Marilyn Nicholson
SFCA Board:  Jane Clement
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald, Jonathan Johnson (non-voting)
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Margaret Barnaby, “Five Birds,” multiple plate woodblock print
  • John D. Dawson, “Kipuka puaulu, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park,” acrylic paint on canvas

Exhibit: Between Ocean and Sky:  Hana Yoshihata (The Honolulu Museum of Art, First Hawaiian Center)
AASC VACS:  Kloe Kang, Carol Khewhok, Deborah Nehmad
SFCA Board:  Patricia Hamamoto|
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Hana Yoshihata, “Maniakalani II,” seawater, acrylic pigments, sumi ink, charcoal, pastel

Exhibit: In the Woods: Hiroko Sakurai (The Honolulu Museum of Art, First Hawaiian Center)
AASC VACS:  Kloe Kang, Carol Khewhok, Deborah Nehmad
SFCA Board:  Patricia Hamamoto
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Hiroko Sakurai “Woods (day),” ink, color, Japanese paper on recycled folding screen
  • Hiroko Sakurai “Prayer (border),” ink, gesso, color, wood, wax, found objects

Exhibit: Lift (Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery)
AASC VACS:  Reiko Brandon, Henry McMahon, Greg Northrup
SFCA Board:  Noelle Kahanu
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald, Jonathan Johnson (non-voting)
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Lori Uyehara, “Floating on Night Air,” mixed media fiber
  • Lori Uyehara, “Air Gods,” mixed media wood, acrylic
  • May Izumi, “Snatched from the River of Heaven,” mixed media

Exhibit: Nicolas Carone/ Noreen Naughton – Sharing the Knowledge (Koa Art Gallery, Kapiolani Community College)
AASC VACS:  Marcia Morse, Snowden Hodges
SFCA Board:  Clyde Sakamoto
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Noreen Naughton, “Thicket III,” oil on linen
  • Noreen Naughton, “Thicket V,” oil on linen

Exhibit: Hui Noʻeau Annual Juried Exhibition 2018 (Hui No`eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui)
AASC VACS:  Jay Wilson, Shige Yamada
SFCA Board:  Dean Sakamoto
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald
SFCA Recognition Awards:

  • Janet Davis, “Abstract #18,” oil on canvas
  • Brad Huck, “Morning Solace,” mixed media on wood
  • Daniel Pardini, “Sun-day 2017,” mixed media on Polaroid