89th ANNUAL Honolulu Printmakers Annual EXHIBITION Opening

  • 1111 Victoria Street Honolulu, HI, 96814 United States

MARCH 1-22, 2017

Honolulu Museum of Art School

1111 Victoria Street                                                                                                                     Honolulu, Hawaii 96816

Honolulu Printmakers announces it’s 89th Annual Exhibition at Linekona, the Honolulu Museum of Art School. This exhibition presents a carefully juried selection of the best print work from artists around the state of Hawaii working in traditional printmaking media as well as contemporary forms and hybrids.

OPENING RECEPTION: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 5-7 PM, FREE!  awards ceremony, food/drink, meet the artists, enjoy electronic sounds by Doc Congo/Aesthetic Surplus Kompany!

Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am - 4:30 pm & Sunday 1-5 pm

Artist’s Talk: Juror Amze Emmons talks about his work and his jurying process. Sunday February 26, 4 pm, Honolulu Museum of Art School, free

Panel Discussion: Members of Honolulu Printmakers share thoughts on the future of printmaking in light of new technology. Sunday, March 12, 4:30 pm, HMAS, free

2017 Juror: Amze Emmons Honolulu Printmakers welcomes artist, educator, and writer Amze Emmons to our studio in Spring 2017 to select work for our Annual Exhibition and to teach a technical workshop in laser cutting for printmakers. Amze’s work has been widely exhibited and evokes a sense of magical/minimal realism informed by architectural illustration, comic books, cartoon language, information graphics, news footage, consumer packaging, and instruction manuals. An Associate Professor at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, Amze is one of the three co-founders and co-editors of printeresting.org, an influential printmaking blog started in 2008.

2017 Gift Print Artist: Sally French Every year since 1933, the Honolulu Printmakers has commissioned a local printmaker to produce an edition of prints that the organization makes available to its members and the public to raise funds for its activities. Kauai-based artist Sally French is known for her dark humor and exploration of diverse materials. Originally from California, French came to Hawaii in the 1970s and set up a studio that she has maintaned for over 30 years. Having worked and taught throughout the U.S. and completed multiple mural commissions, she is currently focusing on the monotype process, as well as on hosting artist residencies at her Double Dog Dare studio.

This exhibition is free and open to the public. School groups are encouraged to visit and may arrange in advance for a guided tour.

For more information, contact:

Duncan Dempster / 536-5507 / duncan@honoluluprintmakers.org