Selling Your Art

The SFCA acquires artwork from across the state of Hawaiʻi for the Art in Public Places Collection.

General Information

Most purchases for the Art in Public Places Collection are artworks nominated by committees that visit curated and/or juried exhibits in the state of Hawaiʻi. Learn more about how to invite a committee to a visit. Exhibits approved for a committee visit are listed below, and also published in the SFCA email newsletter.

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) calls for artists for Art in Public Places Commissioned Works of Art are also posted on CaFÉ, CallForEntry.org, and published in the SFCA email newsletter.

Current Calls for Artists

As of January 1, 2021, there are no SFCA open calls for artists. Please check this page or subscribe to the email newsletter to be notified of future calls.

2021 Approved Exhibit Visits

IslandCityVenueExhibit TitleExhibit OrganizersTypeExhibit Dates
MauiMakawaoHui Noʻeau Visual Arts CenterHui Noʻeau Annual Juried Exhibition 2021Hui NoʻeauMixed media, juriedJanuary 15 - February 19, 2021
Hawaiʻi IslandHiloUniversity of Hawaiʻi-Hilo2020 Pacific States Biennial North American Juried Print ExhibitionUniversity of Hawaiʻi-HiloPrint media, juriedOriginally scheduled for November 6 - December 31, 2020. Postponed by organizers to 2022.
OʻahuHonoluluHonolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona GalleryResilience-ceramic, curatedOriginally scheduled for September 18 - October 16, 2020. Exhibit postponed by organizers.
OʻahuHonoluluHonolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery (virtual exhibit online during pandemic)Transparency in TranslationHawaiʻi Watercolor Society and Glass Fusion Collectivewatercolor and glass, juriedOctober 31 - November 27, 2020
OʻahuHonoluluHonolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian CenterA Deeper Shade of Soul: Sculpture by Jonathan SwanzHonolulu Museum of Artsculpture, curatedJuly 23, 2020 - January 8, 2021
OʻahuHonoluluHonolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian CenterIncipit: Paintings by Tom WalkerHonolulu Museum of Artpaintings, curatedJuly 23, 2020 - January 8, 2021
MauiKahuluiMaui Arts and Cultural CenterAbstractionx3Paintings, curatedJanuary 30 - April 24, 2021
MauiKahuluiMaui Arts and Cultural CenterO KalaniPaintings and sculptures, curatedMay 15 - August 29, 2021
Hawaiʻi IslandHiloWailoa CenterMidsummer Art Celebration, 4th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibit 2021Hawaiʻi Island Art Alliance (HIAA)mixed media, juriedJune 4 - 30, 2021
Hawaiʻi IslandKamuelaFirehouse GalleryEruptions and Interruptions, Hawaiʻi Artists Interpret Experiences of Living on the EdgeWaimea Arts Councilmixed media, juriedAugust 4 - September 26, 2021

Fall/Winter 2020 Approved Exhibit Visits

Hawai‘i Island

  • 2020 Pacific States Biennial North American Juried Print Exhibition, University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo, Hilo. Print media, juried. November 6 – December 31, 2020. This exhibit has been postponed by the organizers to 2022.
  • Kipaipai Fellows 2020, Kahilu Theatre Galleries, Waimea. September 25 – November 8, 2020.
  • Abstract Only 2020, Wailoa Center, Hilo. Mixed media, juried. October 2 – 28, 2020.
  • Hawaii Nei 2020, Wailoa Center, Hilo.  Mixed media, juried. November 6 – 27, 2020.

Kauaʻi

  • Art Kauaʻi, Kauaʻi Society of Artists, Lihue. Mixed media, juried. September 19 – October 30, 2020.

Maui

  • Mālama Wao Akua, Hui Noʻeau Visual Art Center, Makawao. Mixed media, juried. September 18 – November 6, 2020.

O‘ahu

  • Resilience, the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery, Honolulu. Ceramic, curated. Scheduled for September 18 – October 16, 2020. This exhibit has been postponed.
  • Transparency in Translation, the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery, Honolulu. Watercolor and glass. October 31 – November 27, 2020. This exhibit is now virtual: Transparency in Translation Virtual Exhibit.
  •  Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition 2020, Downtown Art Center, Honolulu. 
  • A Deeper Shade of Soul, Sculpture by Jonathan Swanz, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu.  Curated. July 23, 2020 – January 8, 2021. 
  • Downtown Drawing, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu. Drawings, curated. July 23, 2020 – January 8, 2021. 
  • Incipit: Paintings by Tom Walker, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu. Paintings, curated. July 23, 2020 – January 8, 2021.
  • Why are you painting?, the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery, Honolulu. Paintings, curated. August 7 – September 4, 2020.