Contemporary art

Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Amber Aguirre: What I’m working on now+

My work has most often focused on social commentary. As the child of a Holocaust survivor I was aware from...

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A glimpse into a day in the life of a curator+

From Curator of Contemporary Art James Jensen, who had a break from everyday curatorial duties: Usually an art museum curator’s...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: What I Make+

I’ve been an artist all my life, but when someone asks me, “What sort of work do you make?” I...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Roberta Griffith: Progress on ‘Debris Contained’+

A series I am working on for Artists of Hawaii 2013 consists of five hand-sculpted, small Keraflex porcelain boxes. Titled...

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The Artists of Hawai‘i 11 meet in the director’s office+

Last October, museum curators selected out of hundreds of submissions 11 artists to be part of Artists of Hawai‘i 2013....

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Opening reception for Cox Award recipient John Koga+

Last Wednesday, the museum held a small reception for the Catharine E.B. Cox Award Exhibition. This year’s recipient of the...

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And the winners are…+

Congratulations to Ailsa Horky of Kaneohe and Tyler Dos Santos-Tam of Honolulu for winning our Instagram and Twitter contests at...

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Congratulations Keith Tallett, Joan Mitchell Foundation grant recipient!+

The museum is excited to learn that Hawai‘i Island–based mixed-media artist Keith Tallett, whose work was included in Artists of...

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Seeing ‘Courage and Strength’ through the eyes of soldiers+

“I like this picture because if I had to guess, he was on patrol or had a long day of...

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Update on Artists of Hawai‘i 2013+

Yesterday was the last day to submit work for Artists of Hawai‘i 2013. Jay Jensen, curator of contemporary art, and...

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