HiSAM Exhibit: In Hawaii

Posted on Aug 28, 2019 in Art in Public Places Program, Blog Post, Current Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Hawaii State Art Museum

About the Exhibit

This exhibition reflects the rich diversity of creative vision found in Hawai`i, exploring themes of inspiration, influence, insight, innovation, and inquiry through over sixty-five artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Inspiration from the natural and built environment, Influence from modernist era artists, foundational contributors to the Art in Public Places Collection, Insights gained from living with, understanding and assimilating root culture values, Innovation evidenced in artworks exemplifying inventive, new approaches to artmaking through the decades, and Inquiry-inspiring narrative artworks drawing us into thinking, exchanging ideas and learning about ourselves and each other through “talk story.”

Artwork mediums in the exhibit include painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and glass.

Exhibit Opening Reception

Opening reception at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum on Friday, September 6, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. during the free, all-ages First Friday event, featuring live music and hands-on art making. The opening reception is free and open to the public. Additional information about the First Friday event, including activities and entertainment, are on the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum calendar.

The museum cafe, Artizen by MW, and the museum gift shop, HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI will also be open. The Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum will be hosting a bar with wine and beer. Valet parking is available at the Richards St. entrance to the building.

Exhibit Dates

EXHIBIT DATES: September 6, 2019 – TBA (exhibit will be on display for at least one year)

Artists in the exhibit

Pio Abad and Frances Wadsworth Jones, Satoru Abe, Lalepa Pi’ikoi Ah Sam, Ruthadell Anderson, Mary Babcock, Carol Bennett, Elizabeth Bennett, A. Kimberlin Blackburn, Allyn Bromley, John E. Buck, Mark A. Chai, Jean Charlot, Joey Chiarello, Lucille Cooper, Bryan Czibesz, Isami Doi, Betty Tseng Yuho Ecke, Christopher Edwards, Matthew Egan, Margaret Ezekiel, Dorothy Faison, Scott Fitzel, Juliette May Fraser, Sally French, Ka-Ning Fong, Francis Haar, Susan McGovney Hansen, Todd Herzberg, D. Howard Hitchcock, Pegge Hopper, Diana Nicholette Jeon, Anne Kanahele, Jun Kaneko, John Tanji Koga, Wayne Levin, Huc Mazelet Luquiens, Clarence Maki, Martha Marques, Marques Marzan, Mazatl,  Marie McDonald, Marcia Morse, Terry Holokai Murata, Tetsuo Ochikubo, Carl Franklin Ka‘ailā‘au Pao, Margo Ray, Franco Salmoiraghi, Tadashi Sato, Shawn Spangler and Bryan Czibesz, Donna Stoner, Bruna Stude, Jonathan Swanz, Toshiko Takaezu, Reuben Tam, Madge Tennent, Harry Tsuchidana, Maika‘i Tubbs, Robert Dick Tynes, Phil Uhl, Lionel Walden, John Wisnosky, Suzanne Wolfe, Daniel Wooddell.