Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase Recommendations (May 2019)

Posted on Jun 6, 2019 in Acquisition Award Selection Committee, Art in Public Places Collection, Art in Public Places Program, Blog Post, Relocatable Works of Art

SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved May 2019

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 May 22, 2019. All purchase recommendations were approved.

Exhibit: “Art Maui 2019”

Exhibit Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center (Lahaina, Maui)
Exhibit Dates: March 3 – 30, 2019
AASC VACS:  Deborah Nehmad, Scott Groeniger, Sidney Yee
SFCA Board:  Susan Browne
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter

SFCA Recognition Awards

  • Rebecca Lewis, “Evolving”, split leaf philodendron, natural fibers
  • Fiama Von Schuetze, “The Cock Fight (Diptych)”, natural fibers

Exhibit: “Annual Kahilu Juried Exhibition”

Exhibit Location: Kahilu Theatre Galleries (Kamuela, Hawaiʻi Island)
Exhibit Dates: March 14 – April 28, 2019
AASC VACS:  Margaret Shields, Sally French
SFCA Board:  Jane Clement
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald

SFCA Recognition Awards

  • Margo Ray, “Containment Landscape #21 – Makalawena”, layered paper, gouache, hand-cut inkjet prints on canvas
  • Dominic Tidmarsh, “Consumer of Roads”, watercolor and gouache on paper
  • Carl F.K. Pao, “KI`I KUPUNA: LOLI”, acrylic and shellac on canvas

Exhibit: “Honolulu Biennial 2019”

Exhibit Location: Ward Gateway (Honolulu, Oʻahu)
Exhibit Dates: March 8 – May 5, 2019
AASC VACS:  Sean Browne, Greg Northrup, Katherine Love
SFCA Board:  Allison Wong
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald, Jonathan Johnson

SFCA Recognition Awards

  • ʻImaikalani Kanahele, “#2” – Makana #3, koa, coconut rope
  • ʻImaikalani Kanahele, “#6” – Ele Ele Kane, para cord, wire
  • ʻImaikalani Kanahele, “#10” – Na Mea Kane, para cord, wire
  • ʻImaikalani Kanahele, “#11” – Hanau Kane, para cord, wire
  • Pio Abad and Frances Wadsworth Jones, “The Collection of Jane Ryan and William Saunders, 2019”, 3D printed plastic, brass and dry transfer text

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.

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