Visiting Artists

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Gold Leaf & Illumination w/ Visiting Artist Rose Adare #825

In this class for oil painters who are seeking a little light in their life, students will learn how to lay out and prepare their materials to implement gold, copper, or silver leaf in the most effective way possible. Tutorials will include how to incorporate gold leaf with under-paintings and over-paintings, how to work highlights and shadows into oil paintings, the distinction between warm and cool light, and how to seal gold leaf.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Rose Adare
Days: Wednesday, 1 day
Dates: October 1
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Print Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Rose Adare is a graduate of the San Francisco Academy of Art. During her time at the academy, Adare’s work was featured at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor for a Toulouse Lautrec retrospective. Adare began her Fine Art career at the Muse Studio, founding the annual Muse Showcase: A Celebration in Art and Music, in Berkeley, CA. Expanding throughout the Bay Area, Adare took on two solo shows, the first at the Sutter Gallery in San Francisco followed by another at Epic Arts in Berkeley. Struck by a municipal train in 2005, Adare spent the following years in physical rehabilitation and retaught herself how to paint. Returning to the art scene in 2009, Adare’s work was selected in the Schaefer Portrait Challenge in 2012 and won second place at the Wyland Galleries’ “Best of the West” in 2013. Adare’s portrait series Restraint & Revolution is currently featured as part of a three woman solo show at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. roseadare.com

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Collagraphic Printmaking Processes w/ Visiting Artist Charlie Cohan #826

Inexpensive and readily available materials, sustainable and re-purposed supplies, and the ability to make prints at a larger scale all inspire new discoveries of the printed matrix. In this workshop, students will explore a combination of mainstream and alternative mark making tools and techniques. The class will examine both constructive and reductive processes in the development of the printing matrix while utilizing a topographic approach mirrored by the ability to print in both relief and intaglio methods. Students will use non-traditional tools for the inscription of marks upon MDF and plywood and will practice carving, hammering, grinding, stamping, sanding, burning, collaging, and varnishing. Students will develop surface textures on printing plates using a multitude of materials and tools. Inking processes and press setup will be thoroughly covered. Daily demonstrations, technical assistance and conceptual feedback from the instructor is paired with studio work time. Prerequisites: some prior printmaking experience**This class is now full. Please call the registrar at 572-6560 if you would like to be put on a waitlist. Mahalo!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Charlie Cohan
Days: Friday – Sunday, 3 days
Dates: October 10 – 12
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Printmaking Studio
Tuition: $195 ($244 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $55

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Charles Cohan received his MFA in printmaking from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has taught workshops at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Pilchuck Glass School, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Pyramid Atlantic, Whanganui Polytechnic in New Zealand, Canberra Glassworks/Megalo Printmakers and the University of South Australia. He has received research grants from the US Department of State, the Helpmann Foundation, and the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. He currently chairs the printmaking area at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. charlescohan.com

Non-Toxic, Multilayered, Color Monotypes w/ Visiting Artist Barbara Elam #827

Students will learn valuable printmaking techniques that can by done by novices to pros! After demonstrating her techniques, Barbara will guide students through the creation of several color monotypes using simple non-toxic materials. Each student will make simple drawings or designs to use as a matrix under a plexiglas plate. Students will learn the magic of using color in layers to create any color needed from just the three primary colors. This class is a great lesson in color theory! Drawing skills are helpful, but not required.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Barbara Elam
Days: Monday – Wednesday, 2 weeks (6 days)
Dates: November 3 – 5 & 10 – 12
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Printmaking Studio
Tuition: $195 ($244 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $45

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Barbara Elam is a Professor Emeritus of Art at Rockford College and DePauw University. In 1989, she received the honor of Bunting Institute Fellow of Radcliffe College at Harvard University where she was an artist in residence. Her work has been included in over 250 national exhibits and a few international exhibits. Her pieces are included in museum and university collections including The Fogg Museum of Harvard, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and Art Institute of Chicago. Barbara Elam received her BFA from the University of Texas at Dallas and her MFA from East Texas State University, along with advanced studies in printmaking at the University of Dallas at Irving. barbaraelam.com

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Artist Chat w/ Visiting Artist Adam Field

Friday, December 12 / 5:00 pm
Join Adam Field in the Hui’s solarium for an image presentation and discussion on the inspirations and motivations behind his intricately carved porcelain pottery.

About the Teaching Artists

Born and raised in Colorado, Adam earned his BA in Art from Fort Lewis College. For two years, he immersed himself in the culturally rich art scene of the San Francisco Bay Area where he began his full time studio practice. From there, he relocated to Maui, where he established a thriving studio business. He spent most of 2008 in Icheon, South Korea, studying traditional Korean pottery making techniques under 6th generation Onggi master Kim Il Mahn. In 2013, he created and debuted HIDE-N-SEEKAH at the NCECA conference in Houston, TX. After maintaining his studio in Durango, CO for 5 years, Adam recently moved to Helena, MT where he is currently a long-term artist in residence at The Archie Bray Foundation. His works are included in private collections and kitchen cabinets internationally. adamfieldpottery.com

Nature Tradition: Cultivating Inspirations in Clay w/ Visiting Artist Adam Field #828

In this two-day demonstration-based workshop, Adam Field will demonstrate his methods for carving intricate patterns on a variety of wheel-thrown porcelain forms. He will demonstrate traditional Korean Onggi coil and paddle pottery techniques. From traditional techniques to innovative solutions for timeless problems, participants will develop a new perspective on creating and decorating functional pottery. Participants will learn new skills for mapping out and carving geometric patterns and will have a hands-on opportunity to try out Field’s techniques and tools for themselves. Generous discussions about studio practice, aesthetics, materials, ceramic history, and promotion and marketing strategies for the studio potter are certain to encourage individual discovery, growth, and development of fresh ideas. Participants will gain the skills and confidence to create and decorate work in their own voice. This class is open to all skill levels! Note: Please bring a notebook/sketchbook and pen/pencil.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
December 13 & 14 /10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Adam Field
Location: Ceramic Studio
Tuition: $135 ($168 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Born and raised in Colorado, Adam earned his BA in Art from Fort Lewis College. For two years, he immersed himself in the culturally rich art scene of the San Francisco Bay Area where he began his full time studio practice. From there, he relocated to Maui, where he established a thriving studio business. He spent most of 2008 in Icheon, South Korea, studying traditional Korean pottery making techniques under 6th generation Onggi master Kim Il Mahn. In 2013, he created and debuted HIDE-N-SEEKAH at the NCECA conference in Houston, TX. After maintaining his studio in Durango, CO for 5 years, Adam recently moved to Helena, MT where he is currently a long-term artist in residence at The Archie Bray Foundation. His works are included in private collections and kitchen cabinets internationally. adamfieldpottery.com

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All About Earrings w/ Visiting Artist Luana Coonen #830

Fun to make and wear, beautiful earrings can be made simply and easily. In this class (just in time for holiday gift making!), students will learn how to make handmade ear wires, functional clasps, and fun closures. French wires, handmade hoops, and soldered and cold connection mechanisms will also be explored. Students are welcome to bring items that they would like to incorporate into their earrings.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Sunday, 1 day
December 21 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Luana Coonen
Location: Jewelry Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $25

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

The Hui is proud to welcome Luana Coonen back to the Hui! Luana was one of our core jewelry Teaching Artists from 2010-2013 and now lives in San Francisco, CA. She is known for her art jewelry inspired by natural materials and created with precious metals and plastics. She holds a BFA in Jewelry/Metal Arts from California College of the Arts and has traveled and created jewelry around the world. Luana enjoys teaching, exhibiting art jewelry, and running her jewelry business. luanacoonen.com

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Cuff Bracelets Workshop w/ Visiting Artist Luana Coonen #829

Cuff bracelets are the perfect project to learn how to make an easy wearable piece of jewelry from scratch—and they make great handmade gifts! Students will learn how to saw, texture, form, finish, and patina cuff bracelets in this fun one-day class. This is an ideal workshop for students with no experience or for those wanting to get back into metalsmithing. Students are encouraged to bring design ideas to class so they are ready to work. Cuffs will be made out of brass and copper to encourage experimentation; students are welcome to bring silver or purchase some in the studio if desired. Note: Soldering will not be taught in this class.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Luana Coonen
Day & Duration: Monday, 1 day
December 22 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Jewelry Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $20

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

The Hui is proud to welcome Luana Coonen back to the Hui! Luana was one of our core jewelry Teaching Artists from 2010-2013 and now lives in San Francisco, CA. She is known for her art jewelry inspired by natural materials and created with precious metals and plastics. She holds a BFA in Jewelry/Metal Arts from California College of the Arts and has traveled and created jewelry around the world. Luana enjoys teaching, exhibiting art jewelry, and running her jewelry business. luanacoonen.com

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Hui No‘eauʻs Visiting Artist Program features professional local, national and international visual artists teaching specialized sessions integrating lecture, slide demonstration, films, group critiques and panel discussions with hands-on workshops. Through short-term residencies, the program provides in-depth, repeated contact between artist and student that offers new perspectives and helps foster our standing as a place where the arts are vital and diverse. Sessions are designed to be interactive and to expose and educate students by broadening their understanding of the arts through interaction with professional artists from various cultural and artistic backgrounds.