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The Visible Hand: Hawai’i Craftsmen Statewide Exhibition

AUGUST 30 - OCTOBER 4, 2019
HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART SCHOOL, MAIN GALLERY

OPENING RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY: 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 6:30-8:30 PM

JUROR EMILY ZAIDEN,
DIRECTOR AND CURATOR, CRAFT IN AMERICA CENTER

As part of The Visible Hand: Hawai’i Craftsmen’s Statewide Exhibition we are excited to announce a series of free presentations, workshops, and panel discussions to be held across the state.

VISIBLE HAND EVENTS

CALL TO ARTISTS

Emerging and established artists from across the state are encouraged to submit up to six completed artworks for jurying.

KEY DATES

Online Registration is Closed

REGISTRATION, PROSPECTUS & FAQ

Building on Hawai’i Craftsmen's 51 year tradition of exhibiting new and established artists from across the state, this exhibition will explore the visible presence of the maker’s hand in contemporary art and craft. Free workshops, panel discussions and artist talks will give a hands-on and intimate look at how the tradition of craft is reflected in the world of art around us.

Raku Ho'olaule'a 2019

The Raku Ho'olaule'a annual community Raku ceramics workshop and camp out will be preceded by The Japanese Tea Ceremony and The Tea Bowl Wet Clay Workshop on September 7th and Hands On Raku: The Community Kiln at the Honolulu Museum of Art School on Sunday September 8th. The camp out will be followed by a juried exhibition at Gallery `Iolani from November 8th to December 5th.

RH at Camp Mokuleia (Mark Mitsuda)

Potter Ed Higa tea bowl demonstration (Terry Savage)

Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration 
Saturday, September 7, 10 am -12 noon.  Free to the public
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, East-West Center Garden

Japanese Tea Bowl Workshop
Saturday, September 7, 12 noon - 5 pm  Free to the public
Registration is Full
University of Hawaii-Manoa Art Department Ceramics Studio

Community Kiln Raku Firing: Hands on Raku
Sunday, September 8, 10 - 3 pm. 
Materials fee: $15 per bowl
Honolulu Museum of Art School

Raku Hoʻolauleʻa Community Workshop, Firing and CampoutThursday, September 19 through Sunday, September 22
Registration in advance required
Camp Mokule'ia on Oahu's beautiful North Shore

Raku Hoʻolauleʻa 2019 Exhibition
Friday, November 8 through Friday, December 5.  Free to the publicGallery ‘Iolani at Windward Community College
Opening reception Friday, November 8, 4 - 7 pm

We hope you are having a great summer and are busy making new work for the September Raku Ho`olaule`a ceramics festival at Camp Mokule`ia.  It won’t be long before the free public activities that precede the festival begin so please review all the details in the prospectus.  We are happy to announce that well-respected Hawaii artist and educator Bob McWilliams will serve as juror for works in the contemporary raku category this year.  We are also pleased that the $500 Ginny McGargahan Award of Excellence, sponsored by the Timothy Y. C. Choy Fund of Hawaii Community Foundation, will be once again be presented to a deserving artist for an artwork created at during the festival.  

If you would like to join the fun but are not currently affiliated with one of the six participating groups of potters, please contact us by email or phone...the more the merrier!

Valerie Yokoyama and Terry Savage, Co-Chairs
2019 Raku Ho`olaule`a

Val:
808-372-1151
vonizuka@hawaiiantel.net

Terry
808-382-2919
tsavage39@gmail.com


HAWAII CRAFTSMEN IS SUPPORTED BY THE HAWAI’I STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS,  THE HAWAII COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, THE ATHERTON FAMILY FOUNDATION, THE COOKE FOUNDATION, THE MCINERNY FOUNDATION, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, THE LAILA TWIGG-SMITH ART FUND, SEVERAL PRIVATE FAMILY FOUNDATIONS AND OUR MEMBERSHAWAI‘I CRAFTSMEN 1110 NUUANU AVE, HONOLULU, HI 96817info@hawaiicraftsmen.org • 808-521-3282

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