The Visible Hand: Hawai’i Craftsmen Statewide Exhibition
AUGUST 30 - OCTOBER 4, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY:
JUROR EMILY ZAIDEN,
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.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Emerging and established artists from across the state are encouraged to submit up to six completed artworks for jurying.
Online Registration Opens: Monday, July 15
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.
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. Prospectus forthcoming.
RH at Camp Mokuleia (Mark Mitsuda)
Potter Ed Higa tea bowl demonstration (Terry Savage)
Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration
Japanese Tea Bowl Workshop
Community Kiln Raku Firing: Hands on Raku
Raku Hoʻolauleʻa Community Workshop, Firing and CampoutThursday, September 19 through Sunday, September 22
Raku Hoʻolauleʻa 2019 Exhibition
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 that will be online shortly. 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