State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 in Acquisition Award Selection Committee, Art in Public Places Collection, Art in Public Places Program, Blog Post, Email Newsletter

The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition. The AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and visual arts consultants.


The HSFCA sent AASCs to these exhibits in April 2017:

The SFCA sent an AASC to this exhibit in May 2017:


The HSFCA Board of Commissioners has approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these upcoming exhibits:

HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Abstract Only! 7th Juried Competition, Wailoa Center Gallery, Hilo.

KAUA‘I – Art Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i Society of Artists Gallery at Kukui Grove Center, Līhu‘e

O‘AHU – Angels and Transgressors, Koa Art Gallery, Kapi‘olani Community College, Honolulu

O‘AHU – Beauty of Mokuhanga: Discipline & Sensibility, International Mokuhanga Conference, The Gallery, University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa, Honolulu

O‘AHU – Fiber Journeys – Hawai‘i Handweavers’ Hui, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu

O‘AHU – Hawaii’s Woodshow 2017 Na La‘au o Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu

An AASC for selected works from the 2017 Honolulu Biennal has also been approved by the SFCA Board of Commissioners.

For more information on AASCs, including how to invite a committee to an exhibit, or to volunteer as a visual art consultant, please visit our website. For more information about specific exhibits, please contact the exhibit host organizations.

The Art in Public Places Collection can be viewed online and searched by artist name, artwork title, type of media, and more. Click here to begin browsing. You can also search the Public Art Archive for permanently installed artworks in the collection, such as sculptures at public buildings.