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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts NOVEMBER 2017 Newsletter
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts November 2017 Newsletter
In This Issue
- Na Kalai Ola
- Call for Artists
- Poetry Out Loud
- Scholastic Art Awards
- Exhibit Visits
- It's Your Art
- EMPHASIZED exhibit
- HiSAM Event Calendar
- Arts, Music, & Culture Calendar
- SFCA Board of Commissioners
- Get Involved
- Holiday Closures
Na Kalai Ola at Innovations
Stuart Nakamura at Innovations Charter School. Additional photos can be viewed on our website.
Innovations Charter School: dedication ceremony for "Nā Kālai Ola (Life Voyagers)"
"Nā Kālai Ola (Life Voyagers)", a mixed-media sculpture installation by Stuart Nakamura, was dedicated at Innovations Public Charter School in Kailua-Kona (Hawai`i 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 selection of a location, the medium and theme of the work of art, and review of the design proposals. Innovations Public Charter School students and community members participated as part of the educational component, designed to include student and teacher participation in the conceptualization, design, construction, and installation of the commissioned work of art at the school.
Call for Artists: Filipino Veterans WWII
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 pool of professional artists for consideration. Additional information including eligibility and selection criteria are included in the Call Detail on CallForEntry.org (CaFÉ). Direct link to Call Detail on CaFÉ: SFCA Request for Qualifications. You can also search for the Call Detail by searching for State Foundation on Culture and the Arts on the Call Listings page. Applications will be accepted online only through CaFÉ: www.callforentry.org
Read more on our website: Call for Entry - Filipino Veterans WWII Memorial
Poetry Out Loud
Getting ready for Poetry Out Loud? Video tips and examples have been posted by Poetry Out Loud on YouTube: POL Tips and Examples
High school teachers of public, private, charter or home schools that wish to host official POL events should contact the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. December 20, 2017, is the deadline for schools to register to participate. The state final competition will be held in Honolulu on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Neighbor Island winners will have their airfare to Honolulu paid for. Call 808-839-9885 ext. 704, or email email@example.com. Program materials, poems, and resources are available at www.poetryoutloud.org.
Read more on our website: Coming Up: Poetry Out Loud 2018
"Poetry is important to me because it speaks on a different frequency than any other language. It talks more directly to your soul than words simply strung together." - POL Hawai‘i contestant
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Hawai‘i state legislators visiting the 54th AnnualHawai‘i Regional Scholastic Art Awards exhibit
Submissions open until December 14, 2017
Hawaii Art Region deadline: December 14, 2017, 5:59 PM Hawaii Standard Time (11:59 EST)
Hawaii Art Region contact: State of Hawai‘i Department of Education, Michelle Chun, (808) 305-9709, firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry instructions, forms, and additional information: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Guidelines & Deadlines
Check out this brief overview of the important changes you need to be aware of before submitting your work: Changes to the Scholastic Awards - What You Need to Know
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation's largest, longest-running, most prestigious visual and literary arts program recognizing accomplishments of students in grades 7 -- 12. It is a symbol of excellence that can bolster resumes, college applications and scholarship applications. All National Award recipients earn a place on the National Recipient list. Selected works will be featured in the National Catalog and The Best Teen Writing anthology. Works receiving Gold Key awards move on to the national level judging.
The Hawai‘i Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum displays artwork by students from across the state. The competition is open to all students (public, charter, home, and private) grades 7 - 12.
Art in Public Places: Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
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 Board of Commissioners has approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these upcoming exhibits:
HAWAI‘I ISLAND - Hawai‘i Nei 2017, Wailoa Center, Hilo.
MAUI -- Annual Juried Exhibition 2018, Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao
MAUI -- Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2018, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului
O‘AHU - Between Ocean and Sky: Hana Yoshihata; Petricher Fall: Dana Brewer/Feeling of Movement: Derek Bencomo; and Trees: Hiroko Sakurai Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu
O‘AHU -- Lift, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu
O‘AHU -- Sharing the Knowledge: Nicholas Carone & Noreen Naughton, Kapi‘olani Community College, Koa Gallery, Honolulu
EXHIBITS VISITED SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017
KAUA‘I - Art Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i Society of Artists Gallery at Kukui Grove Center, Līhu‘e
O‘AHU - Hawaii Craftsmen 50th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu
O‘AHU - Hawaii's Woodshow 2017 Na La‘au o Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu
O‘AHU - Masami Teraoka: Angels and Transgressors, Koa Art Gallery, Kapi‘olani Community College, Honolulu
For more information on AASCs, including how to invite a committee to an exhibit, or to volunteer as a visual art consultant, please visit our website: Art in Public Places Relocatable Works of Art. For more information about specific exhibits, please contact the exhibit host organizations.
AASC Exhibit Visits made earlier this year are posted on our website: Art In Public Places: Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits (July 2017) and State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits (June 2017).
Art in Public Places: It's Your Art
Left: Hōkūleʻa / Wright Bowman, Sr. / koa, lauhala sculpture / 1978. Right: Tongiaki of Tonga / Herb Kawainui Kāne / oil on canvas painting / 1972. Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
Two artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection are on loan to the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum for Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging exhibition. Hōkūleʻa by Wright Bowman, Sr. and Tongiaki of Tonga by Herb Kawainui Kāne will be on view in the exhibition at the Bishop Museum, which will celebrate the story of how a centuries-old ancestral practice has been re-awakened, re-activated, and re-envisioned by Hawaiian and Oceanic voyagers over the past five decades. The exhibit will be on display in the J.M. Long Gallery from Nov. 4, 2017 -- June 24, 2018.
For more information about the exhibition, please visit the Bishop Museum website: Holo Moana
Native Boy in Canoe / D. Howard Hitchcock / oil on canvas / 1896 / Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
Previously exhibited at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum in Honolulu, the He Makana exhibition is currently on loan to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC) in Kahului (Maui) and is on view in the Schaefer International Gallery. The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art was generously gifted to the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and is a part of the Art in Public Places Collection. The exhibition is on view through December 23, 2017, and admission is free.
For more information about the exhibition, please visit the Maui Arts & Cultural Center website: He Makana
The Art in Public Places Collection can be viewed online and searched by artist name, artwork title, type of media, and more. Click here to begin browsing. You can also search the Public Art Archive for permanently installed artworks in the collection, such as sculptures at public buildings.
Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)
EMPHASIZED: eye on scale
"EMPHASIZED: eye on scale" art exhibition opened at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu on Friday, October 6.
Through a selection of works from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, this exhibition explores the various ways that artists play with scale, and how this in turn affects the viewer's responses and understanding.
Artists in the exhibit: Carol Bennett,Pat Catlett, Lee Chesney, Christopher Cole, Dorothy Faison, Sally French, Dennis Hanshew, Claude Horan, May Izumi, Virginia Jacobs, Jun Kaneko, Paul Kodama, Freeman Lau, Cade Roster, Bruna Stude, Masami Teraoka, Allison Uttley, and John Wisnosky.
The Diamond Head gallery of the Hawaii State Art Museum has reopened! The ACCESSION exhibit and I Love Art gallery are now open, refreshed with refinished floors and fresh paint.
"EMPHASIZED: eye on scale" and "ACCESSION" are scheduled to be open through 2018. Admission is always free.
HiSAM Event Calendar
First Friday, James McCarthy ("modern troubadour" music & storytelling), Friday November 3, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Closed for Veterans' Day, Friday November 10
Second Saturday, Create in Clay, Saturday November 11, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed for Thanksgiving Day, Friday November 23
Art Lunch, presenter to be announced. Tuesday November 28, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
First Friday, Skylark (holiday music), Friday December 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Second Saturday, Lauhala Hui, Saturday December 9, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday December 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Presenter to be announced.
First Friday, Ron and Pomai Loo, Friday January 5, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Second Saturday, Passport to Imagination: Citizen of eARTh ID-making and Journeys into Art in the HiSAM galleries. Saturday, January 13, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Art Lunch, Kent Severson, Conservation - Restoring Cultural Heritage Sites Damaged by War, Tuesday January 30, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
The No. 1 Capitol District Building (the state office building which houses the SFCA and HiSAM) will occasionally be closed for building renovation work. This includes the front lawn, Sculpture Garden, cafe, and gift shop. These closures will be posted to the SFCA news blog (sfca.hawaii.gov) as well as the SFCA and HiSAM social media.
The Sculpture Garden and second floor courtyard are temporarily closed during building renovation activities and are anticipated to be temporarily open during the November First Friday event (if it is safe to do so).
Exhibits in the Hawai‘i State Art Museum galleries are of works that are either in the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts or are a part of an educational program through the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (such as the annual Hawai‘i Regional Scholastic Art Awards). Please note that exhibit dates may change - if you are planning a visit to a specific exhibit and would like to make sure it is still on view, please call the SFCA office at (808) 586-0300 or email email@example.com.
ACCESSION. A selection of recent additions to the Art in Public Places Collection from across the state of Hawai‘i.
EMPHASIZED: eye on scale. This exhibition explores the various ways that artists play with scale, and how this in turn affects the viewer's responses and understanding. Opens Friday, October 6.
HAWAI‘I: Change & Continuity. This exhibition tells a story of the past examining the overlapping influences of nature's bounty and human impact on a fragile environment. This is a long-term exhibition and is currently scheduled to run beyond 2018.
Process Under Pressure. Showcasing a diverse selection of prints, this exhibition focuses on traditional printmaking techniques. Scheduled to reopen mid-November 2017.
HiSAM Location & Parking
The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) is located at 250 South Hotel Street, corner of Richards and S. Hotel Street, in downtown Honolulu on the island of O‘ahu. Admission is always free! Parking available across the street in the Ali'i Place building (enter at 1099 Alakea St., cash only), metered parking at Iolani Palace, or metered street parking in the area. Several TheBus lines stop in front of or close to the building.
Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
The following events are sponsored in part by the HSFCA Biennium Grants program, providing public funding (through appropriations from the Hawai‘i State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts) to support projects designed to preserve and further culture, the arts, history, and/or the humanities beneficial to Hawai‘i, or in partnership with the University of Hawai‘i Outreach College Statewide Cultural Extension Program (SCEP). Program availability and information is subject to change without notice; please contact the hosting organizations to confirm program information.
KAUA‘I - Garden Island Arts Council. Mid-October 2017 Arts & Culture Calendar (includes November events)
MAUI -- Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Hula Ki‘i: Performance & Discussion.
11/04 McCoy Studio Theater. For more information: Maui Arts & Cultural Center
MAUI -- Portuguese Association of Maui. Informational history and culture segments on the Sounds of Portugal radio show (KEWE 1240 AM/95.5 FM/KEWE 1240.com).
O‘AHU - Chamber Music Hawaii, Musical Titans.
11/06 Paliku Theatre (Windward Community College)
11/13 Doris Duke Theatre
11/14 University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu Library
For more information: Chamber Music Hawaii
O‘AHU -- Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts (HAPA)/The ARTS at Marks Garage November 2017 Event Calendar
O‘AHU -- Hawaii Youth Symphony.
11/02 Blaisdell Concert Hall, Side-by-Side: Youth Symphony I & Hawaii Symphony Orchestra.
11/05 Windward Mall, Youth Symphony II free concert
For more information: Hawaii Youth Symphony
O‘AHU -- Kumu Kahua Theatre. The Wild Birds.
11/02 - 12/03/2017. For more information: Kumu Kahua Theatre.
O‘AHU -- The Leeward Theatre at Leeward Community College's 43rd Season.
November: Plantation Plays at Hawaii's Plantation Village, and She Kills Monsters. For more information: The Leeward Theatre
O‘AHU -- Manoa Valley Theatre. The Legend of Georgia McBride.
11/09 - 11/26 For more information: Manoa Valley Theatre
O‘AHU - University of Hawai‘i-Manoa, Department of Art & Art History. Symposium: "Tradition and Contemporaneity in the Arts of Asia."
11/09 For more information: UH-Manoa Department of Art & Art History
O‘AHU - University of Hawai‘i-Manoa. UH Gamelan Ensembles - Aloha, Pak Hardja Susilo.
11/18 7:30 p.m. For more information: UH Gamelan Ensembles
O‘AHU - University of Hawai‘i-Manoa. Department of Theatre & Dance. Taiko Drum & Dance: Hana Hou!
11/03 - 11/12 For more information: UH-Theatre & Dance
Coming up in 2017
O‘AHU - Chamber Music Hawaii, Annual Holiday Concerts.
For more information: Chamber Music Hawaii
O‘AHU - Diamond Head Theatre, 2017-2018 Season. For more information: Diamond Head Theatre
O‘AHU -- Jeff Peterson & Malama Aina. Concerto for Slack Key Guitar and Orchestra. For more information: Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
O‘AHU -- Hawaii Youth Symphony, Symphony Program Winter Concert. For more information: Hawaii Youth Symphony
O‘AHU - The Leeward Theatre at Leeward Community College. Fall Choir Concert and Fall Guitar Concert. For more information: The Leeward Theatre
Coming up in 2018
HAWAI‘I ISLAND - Hawaii Youth Symphony, Youth Symphony I, Kahilu Theatre (Waimea). For more information: Hawaii Youth Symphony
O‘AHU - Chamber Music Hawaii, The Russian Connection.
For more information: Chamber Music Hawaii
O‘AHU -- Hawaii Youth Symphony, Concert Orchestra.
For more information: Hawaii Youth Symphony
O‘AHU -- Manoa Valley Theatre. Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery; Fun Home; Shear Madness; The Princess and the Iso Peanut. For more information: Manoa Valley Theatre
SFCA Board of Commissioners
Next meeting: Wednesday November 15, 2017
Unless otherwise specified, the public is invited to attend SFCA Standing Committee and Commission Meetings. All meetings take place in the Multipurpose Room of the No. 1 Capitol District building, 250 South Hotel Street, Honolulu (Hawai`i State Art Museum), unless otherwise noted. Meetings and agendas are posted just prior to the meetings on the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events. Select "State Foundation on Culture and the Arts" from the search menu.
Advocacy for the National Endowment for the Arts
Better Together: Public and Private Funding for the Arts, a fact based piece to equip policymakers, philanthropists and advocates alike to make a case for public investments in the arts. (The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies)
Produced by Ovation TV, drawing on research from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies and the National Endowment for the Arts, Small Investment, Big Returns highlights the leveraging power of public arts funding.
Designed for civic leaders and cultural advocates, Why Should Government Support the Arts? invites conversation about the value of the arts to American communities. It includes extensive research citations to support fact based debate. (National Assembly of State Arts Agencies)
The Practical Advocate: Communicating about Arts Controvery
An update to the Practical Advocate series and new materials, this expanded edition was designed to help government arts agencies and cultural advocates address arts controversies and promote constructive dialogue about the arts in community life.The National Assembly of State Art Agencies (NASAA) has been publishing a Practical Advocate series, designed for state arts agency council members and grantees. Offering succinct guidance for promoting the community benefits of the arts, the most recent additions summarize talking points, debunking common myths regarding public support for the arts, and provide advocacy action recommendations (along with useful advocacy dos and don'ts). The Hawai`i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is Hawaii's state arts agency and has a NASAA membership. Read more on the NASAA website
The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) seeks volunteers, particularly on the Neighbor Islands, with expertise and knowledge in the visual arts field to serve as Visual Arts Consultants on Art Advisory Committees and Acquisition Award Selection Committees.The role of the Art Advisory Committee is to make recommendationsto the SFCA regarding the development and design of a given commissioned art project,including location, medium, distinguishing features of the artwork, and selection of theartist. The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committees is to review and makerecommendations regarding the purchase of works of art. The SFCA appoints thecommittee members -- generally composed of two SFCA commissioners, two staff members,and three visual arts consultants. The application form is available here:Visual Arts Consultants Application.
Contact Karen Ewald, Art in Public Places Manager, at (808) 586-9950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (Friends of HiSAM) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established to work effectively with the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), which operates the museum, and its professional staff to enhance and support the work of the museum, its ancillary programs, and amenities.
In supporting the mission of the SFCA, the Friends of HiSAM have four objectives: (1) expose and engage all grade school students at the museumto the arts in Hawai‘i, (2) encourage all high schooland college students who are focused on the arts through meaningful events and programs at the museum (3) expose, excite, educate and engage those living in and visiting our state to the art and artists of Hawai‘i through visits to the museum, and (4) assist the SFCA in the recognition of Hawaii's art and artists. Most recently, Friends of HiSAM has hosted exhibits of local artists in the museum restaurant, Artizen by MW: Harry Tsuchidana: Forgotten Paintings; Across Generations, featuring Satoru Abe, Hamilton Kobayashi, and Kainoa Gruspe; Across Generations II, featuring Ka-Ning Fong and Erin Marquez; Yvonne Cheng: Recent Works; The 2017 HiSAM Portfolio Artists Show; and Across Generations: Charles Higa and Michael Teruya. Friends of HiSAM has also hosted a soft opening for the new museum gift shop, HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI.
The museum cafe and museum gift shop are independently operated under a lease agreement between the Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Accounting and General Services.
The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (operated by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts) is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers to assist museum visitors and help offer a greater understanding of the exhibitions currently on view. If you have an interest or background in the arts, we encourage you to volunteer.
Volunteers are needed in the following areas:
- Gallery Attendant -- Assist visitors in the galleries.
- Info Desk Attendant -- Greet and orient visitors to the museum.
- Docent -- Conduct tours of the exhibitions.
- Education Assistant -- Assist with education programs.
- Special Events Assistant -- Assist staff in event coordination.
- General Clerical Help -- Assist staff in office chores.
Please download an application form:HiSAM Volunteer Application Form,and return completed form to: Visitor Services, HSFCA, 250 S. Hotel Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.
For more information or to request a Volunteer Application Form by mail, contact Scott Young, HiSAM Visitor Services Manager, at email@example.com or call (808) 586-9959.
Veterans' Day - Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 23, 2017
Christmas - Monday, December 25, 2017
The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum operate on the Hawai‘i State Government schedule.
The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is a government agency, established by the Hawai‘i State Legislature in 1965, to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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The mission of the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawaii. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawaii and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Hawaii State Art Museum
he Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.
To promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai`i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai`i and the National Endowment for the Arts. The HSFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services.
The musuem is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed State and Federal Holdays. Always free admission. For pre-recorded information call 586-0900.
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For pre-recorded summary information on the museum, call (808) 586-0900. For current museum program information, call the HSFCA Art in Public Places Program at (808) 586-0305. To arrange an educational tour of the museum, call (808) 586-9958.
For information on the HSFCA; the Hawai'i State Art Museum; HSFCA grants, programs, and services; Hawai'i arts and culture events; and USA and worldwide arts opportunities, visit the HSFCA website, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
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