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The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), is requesting qualifications from individual artists for consideration for several commissioned works of art project sites within the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE). Through this Request For Qualifications (RFQ) we intend to establish a qualified pool ...
Read More Call for Artists: RFQ for Department of Education

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

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. UPCOMING EXHIBIT VISITS The SFCA ...
Read More Art in Public Places: Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits (December 2017)

Nā Kālai Ola (Life Voyagers), a mixed-media sculpture installation by Stuart Nakamura, was dedicated at Innovations Public Charter School in Kailua-Kona (Hawaiʻi Island) on October 2, 2017. For this Art in Public Places – Artists in Residence Program project, the artist, Stuart Nakamura, was selected by an Art Advisory Committee, who also assisted with the ...
Read More “Na Kalai Ola” at Innovations Charter School

The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), is requesting qualifications from individual artists for artwork to be commissioned for a monument to commemorate the Filipino veterans of World War II who fought alongside the Allied forces. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a qualified ...
Read More Artists: Call for Entry – Filipino Veterans of WWII Monument

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts urges visual artists to register with CaFÉ (callforentry.org), a website developed by the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) to facilitate calls for artists and artwork. The CaFÉ registration is free, secure, and offers access to visual arts opportunities nationwide. There is no charge to artists registering on ...
Read More Artists: Prepare for Upcoming Calls for Entry

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. UPCOMING EXHIBIT VISITS The SFCA ...
Read More Art in Public Places: Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits

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 September 20, 2017. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: “An Affair in the Islands” Exhibit Location: Kukui`ula, Kaua`i AASC ...
Read More Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase Recommendations (September 2017)

Please join the Pacific Policy Research Center (PPRC) for a Kaua‘i Island session regarding the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) 2019-2023 Strategic Plan. The purpose of these sessions are to collect broad, public input on how the SFCA should prioritize its time, efforts and resources to help arts and culture flourish ...
Read More Strategic Planning Listening Session: Kaua`i

The State Foundation on Culture and Arts in collaboration with the Pacific Policy Research Center is engaging the public in Strategic Planning Listening Sessions to collect broad public input on how the SFCA should prioritize its time, effort, and resources to help arts and culture flourish in Hawai‘i. A Strategic Planning Listening Session was recently ...
Read More Strategic Planning Listening Sessions (September 2017)