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Current Events

Hui Holidays 2014

November 24 – December 24

Finding that perfect, one-of-a-kind gift is a breeze when you shop at our annual holiday artisan showcase! Twinkling with holiday charm, the Hui’s gallery will be filled to the brim with works in jewelry, ceramic, print, fiber, photography, glass, and painting. By shopping local, you’ll be making a creative investment in our community, in your neighbors and in yourselves!

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Hui Holidays: First Night Celebration

Wednesday, December 3 / 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the grand opening of Hui Holidays 2014! Do your holiday shopping in style and celebrate the grand opening of Hui Holidays 2014! This special evening event is the perfect opportunity to shop for exclusive treasures to share with family and friends. Surrounded by holiday décor of the dramatically decorated historic Kaluanui Estate, you’ll enjoy festive drinks and pupu, spirited music and an exciting selection of new and unique items from local artists and vendors. First Night will also mark the unveiling of designer/choreographer André Morissette’s imaginative “holiday window” installations.

Our Courtyard Vendors: Chad Durgan, Maggie Costigan, Lynette Pradiga, Maui Upcountry Coffee, Jana Lee Aspin & Steve Benjamin, Diane Ybarra (Sweet Betty Concections)

Anyone interested in submitting artwork for The Gallery Shop at Kaluanui or Hui Holidays 2014 can email Keri Meyer, kmeyer@huinoeau.com.

Pre-purchase Tickets: $30 (Call (808) 572-6560 or click the link below!)

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Upcoming Events

Art Affair 2015: Frieda & Diego- A Feast for the Senses

February 28, 2015

Art Affair 2015—a joyous festivity for our celebrated signature fundraising event of the year! Share in the passion that inspired Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, as the Hui showcases the rich artistic traditions of the Kaluanui estate and participating artists.

The evening fiesta features a live and silent auction, live music, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner, open bar, and an opportunity to gather and celebrate with a wonderful community of art supporters. Proceeds from Art Affair enable access to exceptional visual arts programming for all ages and abilities.

Let the fiesta begin! Purchase your tickets today!

Be sure to browse our event site http://www.artaffairmaui.com for more information, photos of past events, and details on our auction, menu, entertainment and more. Questions? Contact us at (808) 572-6560 and we’ll be happy to assist you in any way we can.

Individual Tickets

Premium: $250 ($170 tax-deductible)

Standard: $175 ($95 tax-deductible)

TABLES of 10

Premium: $2500 ($1700 tax-deductible)

Standard: $1750 ($950 tax-deductible)

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Maui Open Studios Weekend #2: Upcountry

Saturday-Sunday, February 14-15, 2015 / 11am – 6pm / FREE

Visit Hui artists and art demonstrations in our Glass, Jewelry, Ceramic and Printmaking Open Studios. MOS is a unique, vibrant event modeled after a very successful concept and tradition that has been enjoyed by the public for free throughout California and other art-appreciating states across the country for many decades. Experience the creativity that the art community on Maui has to offer at this very special event for both artists and art-collectors alike. The Hui welcomes 14 artists on property, be sure to stop by!

Participating in 2015—

NEW!!! Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Glass Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Jewelry Open Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Ceramic Open Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Printmaking Open Studio

Artist’s Cottage Studio: Stephen Hynson-Studio Furniture

Children’s Studio: Kathleen Alexander-Watercolors; Jim’s Wood N Glass

Children’s Studio Lanai: Bonnie Fox- Oil & Mixed Media

Courtyard: Roberta Ann Weisenburg- Jewelry; Carol Lee; Brian Persha

Garden Studio: Lynette Pradiga-Mixed Media Encaustics; Carolyn Quan-Photo Collage and Mixed Media Artist

Media Lab (Upstairs Main House): Bonnie Sol; Linda Peterson; Sarah Soward, Carol Preston

Photo Studio: d’Avignon d’esigns-Woven Beadwork with Gemstones and Pearls;

For more information on Maui Open Studios 2014 visit http://mauiopenstudios.com/.top

Past Events

8th Annual Wailea Food & Wine Celebration

Friday, November 14, 2014 / 5:30-8:30pm / Hotel Wailea

Tickets: $150; $250 VIP (Limited) — A portion of your ticket is tax deductible!

The Hui’s eighth annual benefit in support of community arts education, Wailea’s original food and wine event is a relaxing evening featuring the island’s top chefs and vintners. Held in Hotel Wailea’s elegant Anuhea Room overlooking the koi pond and beautiful hotel grounds, the evening includes generous tastes and samples — from crudo to curry and cabernet to chianti — plus an exciting array of auction items. Enjoy great company and a relaxed atmosphere for a worthy cause! Check out the website for updates on participating restaurants, wineries, silent auction items and more! http://huifoodwine.weebly.com/.

CALL FOR TICKETS: 808.572.6560

 

*Promo code for discounts on reservations at Hotel Wailea: hui2014

Hotel Wailea is very excited to have the opportunity to welcome you as their guest!  Below are step-by-step instructions on how to access the discounted rates.

Guests can also either call or e-mail: Reservations can be made at the resort directly at 808-874-0500; Email address:  guestservices@hotelwailea.com

To book a room on our website, please go to:   www.hotelwailea.com

Where the home page says “Choose Dates” enter the desired dates of stay, and enter “hui2014” (the rate code is case sensitive) in the field marked “Promo” and  click on “Check Availability”.

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Art Affair—The World of Monet: The Artist’s Garden

February 22, 2014

Open your parasol, put on your hat and take a walk amongst Monet’s stunning garden! A valued tradition of over 20 years, Art Affair is the Hui’s signature fundraising event that celebrates the importance of visual arts education in our Maui community. Held at the historical Kaluanui Estate, the evening features a live and silent auction, live music, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner, open bar, and an opportunity to gather and celebrate with a wonderful community of art supporters. Proceeds from Art Affair enable access to exceptional visual arts programming for all ages and abilities.

Be sure to browse our event site http://www.artaffairmaui.com for more information, photos of past events, and details on our auction, menu, entertainment and more. Questions? Contact us at (808) 572-6560 and we’ll be happy to assist you in any way we can.

Premium: $250 ($170 tax-deductible)

Standard: $175 ($95 tax-deductible)

TABLES of 10

Premium: $2500 ($1700 tax-deductible)

Standard: $1750 ($950 tax-deductible)

Maui Open Studios Weekend #1: North & Upcountry

Saturday-Sunday, February 8-9, 2014 / 11am – 6pm / FREE

Visit Hui artists and art demonstrations in our Jewelry, Ceramic and Printmaking Open Studios. MOS is a unique, vibrant event modeled after a very successful concept and tradition that has been enjoyed by the public for free throughout California and other art-appreciating states across the country for many decades. Experience the creativity that the art community on Maui has to offer at this very special event for both artists and art-collectors alike. The Hui welcomes 16 artists on property, be sure to stop by!

Participating in 2014—

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Jewelry Open Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Ceramic Open Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Printmaking Open Studio

Artist’s Cottage Studio: Stephen Hynson-Studio Furniture

Children’s Studio: Kathleen Alexander-Watercolors; Jim’s Wood N Glass

Children’s Studio Lanai: Bonnie Fox- Oil & Mixed Media

Courtyard: Roberta Ann Weisenburg- Jewelry; Jeanne Young- Oil Painter; Ana Francesca- Painter

Garden Studio: Lynette Pradiga-Mixed Media Encaustics; Mark Berry- Photography

Media Lab (Upstairs Main House): Holly Glenn (Mixed Media) & Joanne Harper (Painter); Tom Sawyer- Abstract Expressionist;

Photo Studio: d’Avignon d’esigns-Woven Beadwork with Gemstones and Pearls; Jennifer Throne-Whimsical Gourd Creations Sculpture, Mixed Media

Solarium: Carolyn Quan-Photo Collage and Mixed Media Artist

Upstairs Hallway Main House: Mystique- Montage Artist

For more information on Maui Open Studios 2014 visit http://mauiopenstudios.com/.top

10th Annual Hui No‘eau Print Collection & Calendar

Hot off the press! Thirteen of Maui’s top artists and printmakers are hard at work creating a collection of original prints fresh for the 10th Annual Hui No‘eau Print Collection & Calendar. Artists are donating their time to create a series of 8” x 8” prints with each artist’s work representing a month in 2014. All of the original artwork may be removed and framed, making the calendar a gift of thirteen collectable works. With only 35 sets for sale, this limited edition collection is available now by pre-sale. It makes a perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-for someone (and is a great way to treat yourself!). 100% of the proceeds benefit the Hui’s Open Studio program, which provides local artists with access to professionally-equipped studios. Calendars will also be available at Hui Holidays, although we strongly suggest you to secure your edition by purchasing in advance. At just $225, the Hui No‘eau Print Collection and Calendar is a wonderful way to support local artists and expand (or start!) your art collection this holiday season. This year’s artists include: Gwen Arkin, Tania Arens, Judy Bisgard, Tom Faught, Matt Foster, Tim Garcia, Honey Bun Haynes, Harriet Huff, Caroline Killhour, Keri Meyer, Casey Neumann, Julie Peterson, Jim Powlan, and Donnette-Gene Wilson. Reserve your calendar today by calling (808) 572-6560.

Sample 2014 images from Gwen Arkin, Honey Bun Haynes & Donnette-Gene Wilson:

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Hui Holidays

November 25 – December 24

Finding that perfect, one-of-a-kind gift is a breeze when you shop at our annual holiday artisan showcase! Twinkling with holiday charm, the Hui’s gallery will be filled to the brim with works in jewelry, ceramic, print, fiber, photography, glass, and painting. With holiday ornaments, Hui Print Calendars, and many, many more handmade items added to the mix, you’ll be sure to find a special gift for everyone on your list. By shopping local, you’ll be making a creative investment in our community, in your neighbors and in yourselves!

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Hui Holidays: First Night

Thursday, December 5 / 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the grand opening of Hui Holidays! This special evening event is the perfect opportunity to shop for exclusive treasures to share with family and friends. Surrounded by holiday décor of the dramatically decorated historic Kaluanui Estate, you’ll enjoy festive drinks and pupu, spirited music, door prizes (Hui print calendar, class gift certificate, and more!) and an exciting selection of new and unique items from local artists and vendors. Back by popular demand, First Night will also mark the unveiling of designer/choreographer André Morissette’s imaginative “holiday window” installations along with a dance performance with Adaptations Dance Theater (www.adaptationsdancetheater.com).

Tickets: $30

Our Courtyard Vendors: Chad Durgan, Maggie Costigan, Jennifer Rosenblad, Sharon Ransford, Jobst Frohbert, Ane Takaha.

Anyone interested in submitting artwork for The Gallery Shop at Kaluanui or Hui Holidays 2013 can email Keri Meyer, kmeyer@huinoeau.com.

7th Annual Hui No‘eau Wailea Food & Wine Celebration

Friday, November 15 / 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Hotel Wailea (555 Kaukahi St.)

The Hui’s 7th annual benefit in support of community arts education is a relaxing evening featuring the island’s top chefs and vintners. Held in Hotel Wailea’s elegant Anuhea Room overlooking the koi pond and beautiful hotel grounds, the evening includes generous tastes and samples — from crudo to curry and cabernet to chianti — plus an exciting array of live and silent auction items. Enjoy great company and a relaxed atmosphere for a worthy cause! ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED. TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE BY PHONE! PLEASE CALL 808-572-6560 TO PURCHASE TODAY!

Family Day: A Community Celebration of the Arts

Saturday, July 27th / 10 am – 2 pm / FREE / at Hui No`eau

AWESOME ALERT: You’re invited! Please join us on July 27th to celebrate our annual Youth Art Exhibition (July 13 – August 2), featuring artwork by 200+ artistic geniuses aged 5 & up. Event Features: Youth Art Exhibition in the Hui’s Main Gallery, Super Silly Scavenger Hunt (1st 50 guests only!), Hands-on Art Workshops, Fantabulous Face Painting, Hui2 Gallery Shop Art Sale + Art Vendors, Yummy Lunch & Snacks for Sale, and more!! top

Art Affair 2013, Camelot at Kaluanui: A Feast of Art and Merriment

Saturday, February 23, 2013 / 5 – 10pm

A valued tradition of over 20 years, ART AFFAIR is the Hui’s signature fundraising event, celebrating the importance of visual arts education in our Maui community. Held at the historic Kaluanui Estate, the evening features live music by Jimmy Mac & The Kool Kats, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner, open bar and vodka luge, a live & silent auction, and an opportunity to meet a wonderful community of art supporters. Proceeds from ART AFFAIR enable access to exceptional visual arts programming for all ages and artistic abilities.

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First Night

Thursday, November 29, 2012 / 5 – 8pm

Tickets: $30

This special evening event celebrates the grand opening of Hui Holidays and the perfect opportunity to shop for exclusive treasures to share with family and friends at our dramatically decorated historic estate. Enjoy festive drinks & pupu, spirited music, and browse an exciting selection of new and unique items from over 100+ local artists and vendors. Back by popular demand, First Night will mark the unveiling of designer/choreographer André Morissette’s imaginative “holiday window” installations.

First Night Featured Courtyard vendors:

Chad Durgan, Jewelry

Kevin Kamalu, Jewelry

Stanette Tanno-Kirchhof, Jewelry

Noryne Taylor, Pineapple Girl Bakeshop

December 1st Featured Courtyard vendors:

10am-4pm:

Marianne Klaus, ceramics

Katie Lutz, ceramics

Kimberly Treloar, glass

Jim Smith, glass/ wood

Hui Holiday Artists: Shawn Boen, Marge Bonar, Katie Brown, Evelyn Brown, Luana Coonen, Christina Dehoff, Jill Engledow, Brad Forsythe, Carmen Gardner, Teri Gleason, Heidi Howard, Aline Huntly, Fred Janvrin, Marianne Klaus, Anita Laviola, Allison Liddle, Devon Mastrich, Keri Meyer, Maryanne Mo, Monica Morakis , Julie Peterson, Shane Robinson, Kolea Schonwalter, Jim Smith, Elfriede Tavares, Kimberly Treloar, Jennifer Valenzuela, Linda Van Alstine, Aimee Watters, Briana Welker, Dee Wilkie, Daniel Wooddell, Diane Ybarra… plus Hui2 Gallery Shop Artists!

 

6th Annual Wailea Food & Wine Celebration

Friday, November 9, 2012 / 5:30-8:30pm / Hotel Wailea

Tickets: $150 ($100 tax-deductible)

The Hui’s sixth annual benefit in support of community arts education, Wailea’s original food and wine event is a relaxing evening featuring the island’s top chefs and vintners. Held in Hotel Wailea’s elegant Anuhea Room overlooking the koi pond and beautiful hotel grounds, the evening includes generous tastes and samples — from crudo to curry and cabernet to chianti — plus an exciting array of auction items. Enjoy great company and a relaxed atmosphere for a worthy cause! *Guests can use promo code “HUI12″ for a 20% discount on reservations at Hotel Wailea.

Artist-in-Residence Mural Program

with Eric Okdeh & David Goldberg

August 25 – October 27, 2012

Visit our AiR page to learn about our programs and activities!

Presentation by Artist-in-Residence Eric Okdeh

Friday, October 25, 2012 / 6:00 – 7:00pm / FREE

Join us for an informative presentation about creating community engagement through public works of art and mural making.

Artist Chat with Visiting Artist Dory Kanter

Thursday, November 1, 2012 / 5:30 – 6:30pm / FREE

Join Dory for an exciting lecture, demo of her work, and introduction to her liberating approach to watercolor painting. She will share the secrets to having fun and keeping it simple!

Opening Reception for “Infinite Blue”

Friday, October 5th, 2012 / 5:00 – 7:00pm / FREE

Join us for food and drink and the first look at our annual color themed show juried by Rich Richardson, Executive Director of the Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts, Chinatown Artists Lofts & The Arts at Mark Garage. Check out our exhibitions page for more information about the show and our juror.

Artist Chat with Visiting Artist David Ulrich

Thursday, September 27, 2012 / 5:30 – 6:30pm / FREE

100 Images: Four Decades of Photography

Join us for an evening of spectacular sights! David will share photographs from his archives from 1971-2011, including images from his ten years on Maui.

Artist Chat with “Infinite Blue” Juror Rich Richardson

Monday, September 24, 2012 / 5:30 – 6:30pm / FREE

The executive director of The Arts at Marks Garage will talk about how they’ve used art to change Honolulu’s Chinatown neighborhood.

Artist Walk-Through with Billy Welker

Saturday, September 8, 2012 / 12pm / FREE

Join Billy for a guided tour through his solo exhibition “Configuration”, featuring figure studies in oil — visit the Exhibitions page to learn more.

Dinner & Wine Pairing at the Kaluanui Estate

August 11, 2012

An exquisite 5-course meal will be catered by Bev Gannon with wine pairings by wine educator Jim Powlan of Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants. Guests will be amongst the first to set eyes on the Hui’s 2012 Solo Artist Exhibition. Just a few tickets remain for this very special event, which will benefit the Hui’s open studio program. Please call us at 572-6560 x26 to purchase your place today. Mahalo nui loa for your support!

Artist Walk-Through with Valerie Kim

August 11, 2012

Join Val for a guided tour through her solo exhibition “LIGHT SPEED MATTER, A STILL PLACE WAITING”, featuring color photographs, images in cast glass, and video — visit the Exhibitions page to learn more.

Solo Artist Exhibition — Members’ Opening Reception

August 10, 2012

Join us to celebrate the opening of 2012′s selected solo artists, featuring photographs by Valerie Yong Ock Kim and paintings by Billy Welker. See Exhibitions for a description of the show.

Artist Lecture with Visiting Artist Roger Whitlock

August 2, 2012

“Into-the-Light” and “Down-the-Light”: Two Ways of Looking at Subject Matter for Your Watercolor Paintings

Family Day: A Community Celebration of the Arts

July 28, 2012

All are welcome to enjoy the Hui’s annual summer festival celebrating the Youth Art Exhibition. The gallery will be transformed into a space for exploration and discovery, while the professional artist studios and main house will be buzzing with activity for all to visit, learn and play! Take a walking tour of the historic grounds, create an original work of art with your little one, spread out a picnic blanket, and check out our Affordable Art Sale, courtyard artist vendors, Ceramic 2nds, and much more!

Featured vendors:

Outrigger Pizza

Da Local Banana

Artist Lecture with Visiting Artist Ian Tremewen

July 5, 2012

Colouressence: The Art of Ian Tremewen

Artist-in-Residence Mural Program

with Shira Walinsky & David Goldberg

July 7-21, 2012

Visit our AiR page to learn about our programs and activities!

Annual Members’ Meeting

June 28, 2012

Come review the last year, learn about what’s in store for next year and chime in on new leadership prospects. All members welcome. Not a member yet? Join today at “Become a Member”.

Artist Lecture with Visiting Artist Casey Neumann

June 20, 2012

A Reason Rewoven: An Exploration of Process and Product in Visual Art

Artist Walk-Through of Reflections Glass Exhibition

with Shiori Abe, Paul Chryst, Anita Laviola, Karuna Santoro & Kim Treloar

June 9, 2012

Meet some of the artists selected for this beautiful exhibition of glass art and learn about their inspiration, process, and techniques in this informal discussion and gallery tour.

Artist Lecture with Photographer Daniel Sullivan

May 16, 2012

Join us for this special book release of Tribes of the Omo Valley and a lecture by photographer Daniel Sullivan. Daniel will present photographs of his experiences in the isolated villages of Ethiopia.

Reflections: Contemporary Glass Art in Hawai‘i — Members’ Opening Reception

May 11, 2012

Join us to celebrate the opening of this biennial survey of glass art, juried by Bob Flint, Hugh Jenkins and Lucia Rhodehamel. See Exhibitions for a description of the show.

Artist Lecture with Hugh Jenkins

May 3, 2012

Meet one of the jurors of Reflections: Contemporary Glass Art in Hawai‘i, on the eve of receiving day for the exhibition. After a 25+ year teaching career in Punahou School’s art department, Hugh moved his studio and opened Big Island Glass Gallery with his wife in Honoka’a. Hugh will present his innovative techniques for regaining heat & lowering fuel consumption in processes like ceramic firings, metal & bronze castings, and hot glass. He’ll finish with a brief overview of his own work from the ’70s to today. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a local master in glass!

Artist Walk-Through with Jennifer Owen

April 21, 2012

Join Jennifer for a guided tour through her retrospective of nearly 40 years of ceramic work — visit the Exhibitions page to learn more.

Artist Lecture with Jennifer Owen

March 26, 2012

The Hui Retrospective artist will present a slide show and discuss the work she has created during her 38 year career. From early conceptual and installation work, through nature-inspired pieces, to her current architectural ceramic sculpture, Jennifer will reveal her process-driven methods of creativity as well as the teachers, techniques, and influences that have inspired her.

Jennifer Owen: A Retrospective — Members’ Opening Reception

March 9, 2012

Join us to celebrate the opening of Jennifer’s retrospective at the Hui. See Exhibitions for a description of the show.

Artist Lecture with Esterita Austin

March 1, 2012

Join Esterita for a presentation on her fiber art with a focus on portraiture. She will explain her simple step-by-step techniques that add “POW” to portraits!

Art Affair 2012

Pompeii: An Evening of Muses & Myth

Saturday, February 25, 2012 / 5 – 10pm / $175 – $250

A valued tradition of 21 years, ART AFFAIR is the Hui’s signature fundraising event, celebrating the importance of visual arts education in our Maui community. Held at the historic Kaluanui Estate, the evening features live music by the Haiku Hillbillys, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner, open bar and vodka luge, a live & silent auction, and an opportunity to meet a wonderful community of art supporters. Experience life in ancient Pompeii under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius with delicious Italian food, colorful frescoes and festive Roman garb. Proceeds from ART AFFAIR enable access to exceptional visual arts programming for all ages and artistic abilities.

Maui Open Studios Weekend #2: North & Upcountry

Saturday-Sunday, February 18-19, 2012 / 11am – 6pm / FREE

Visit Hui artists and art demonstrations in our Jewelry, Ceramic and Printmaking Open Studios. MOS is a unique, vibrant event modeled after a very successful concept and tradition that has been enjoyed by the public for free throughout California and other art-appreciating states across the country for many decades. Experience the creativity that the art community on Maui has to offer at this very special event for both artists and art-collectors alike.

Participating in 2012—

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Jewelry Open Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Ceramic Open Studio

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center: Printmaking Open Studio

Carolyn Quan: Photo Collage and Mixed Media

Kathleen Alexander: Watercolors

Tania Arens: Printmaker / Tattoo Artist

Victoria Bakshi Yudis: Abstract Design in Ink & Acrylic

Eve Black Jewelry: Jewelry Artist

Cee: MFA / Painter

d’Avignon d’esigns: Woven Beadwork with Gemstones and Pearls

Christina DeHoff: Oil Painter

Stephen Hynson: Studio Furniture

Mike and Toby Neal: Woodwork, Lampwork Bead Jewelry, Photography

Lynette Pradiga: Expressionist, Impressionist, Abstract Painter

Jim Smith: Mixed Media Artist Wood and Glass

Janet Summers: Oil Painting

Kim Thomson-Kerr: Art Skirts Made from Recycled Fabrics

Jennifer Throne: Whimsical Gourd Creations Sculpture, Mixed Media

Lori L Wylie: Textured / Painted Aluminum and Stainless Steel

Artist Walk-Through #2 of 2012 Hui No‘eau Annual Juried Exhibition

February 11, 2012

Join artists represented in this outstanding exhibition, including Derek Bencomo, Jonathan Yukio Clark, Luana Coonen, Elizabeth Keller, John Shoemaker & Nelly Sorokko, for a walk-through of the gallery and an informal discussion of their work. Visit the Exhibitions page to learn more.

Artist Lecture with Jeff Juhlin

February 2, 2012

Jeff will be providing an overview of encaustic painting, including a brief history, explanation of basic techniques, and examples of his work and the work of other leading encaustic artists around the country.

Artist Walk-Through #1 of 2012 Hui No‘eau Annual Juried Exhibition

January 28, 2012

Join artists represented in this outstanding exhibition, including Connie Adams, Judy Bisgard, Cindy Edgerle, Christine Knowles, Mike Neal & Julie Peterson, for a walk-through of the gallery and an informal discussion of their work. Visit the Exhibitions page to learn more.

Artist Lecture with J.D. Hillberry

January 16, 2012

J.D. will discuss his methods, inspiration and philosophy behind his work. Although his primary medium is drawing, painters will also benefit from his observations on light. J.D. will also discuss the use of reference photos as a tool and many other tips!

Hui No‘eau Annual Juried Exhibition Members’ Opening Reception

January 6, 2012

Join us for the opening of 2012′s Annual Juried Exhibition.

Artist Lecture with Allyn Bromley

December 28, 2011

Meet Allyn Bromley, the juror of the Hui No‘eau Annual Juried Exhibition 2012, for a presentation on her recent retrospective at The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu.

First Night (Hui Holidays)

December 1, 2011

This special evening event is the perfect opportunity to shop for exclusive treasures to share with family and friends at our dramatically decorated historic estate. Enjoy festive drinks & pupu, spirited music, and meet the artists at our one-night-only Artisan Boutique (cash or check only), where a selection of Hui potters and jewelry artists will personally present their work for sale. First Night marks the unveiling of designer/choreographer Andre Morissette’s enchanting “holiday window” installations. This event will also feature a special locally-made tea & coffee tasting by Coffees of Hawaii.

Featured courtyard vendors:

Kate Eifler, Ceramics

Barbara Liniger, Ceramics

Katie Lutz, Ceramics

Robert & Linda Sajdak, Ceramics

Deb Zaleski, Ceramics

Galit Breman, Jewelry

Karla Scarlatti, Jewelry

Stanette Tanno-Kirchhof, Jewelry

5th Annual Wailea Food & Wine Celebration:

Li‘ulā i WaileaTwilight at Wailea

November 18, 2011

Join the arts community and honorary chairs Jack and Carolyn Schaefer Gray at the Hui’s 5th annual benefit in support of community arts education! Held in Hotel Wailea’s elegant Anuhea Room overlooking the koi pond and beautiful hotel grounds, guests will sample exceptional wines provided by Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants and taste the best in Maui cuisine from the finest local restaurants and chefs. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on fine art & fine dining auction items, as well as tickets to an elegant four-course dinner catered by executive chef Jennifer Evetushick of Hali‘imaile General Store & wine pairing by Chambers & Chambers for 18 at the Hui’s historic Kaluanui Estate. Enjoy great company and a relaxed atmosphere for a worthy cause!

Portfolio Day

November 9, 2011

High school students are invited to meet with admissions representatives from top art colleges and universities to get one-on-one critiques, discuss their work and interests, and find out about potential jobs in the arts. College and university representatives include Cari L. McIalwain, Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle; Robynne C. Royster, California College of the Arts in San Francisco; and Holly McVeigh, Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Ore. Students should bring examples of their best and most recent work, including works in progress and sketchbooks. They should be prepared to hear different opinions about their pieces and be able to explain the thought process behind their ideas, vision and execution.

Visualizing Green Artist Walk-Through

October 22, 2011

Join artists represented in this dynamic exhibition, including Jon Graham, Kathy Sakai & Tony Walholm, for a walk-through of the show and an informal discussion of their work inspired by GREEN! Visit the Exhibitions page to learn more about this multimedia theme show.

Visualizing Green Artist Walk-Through

October 15, 2011

Join artists represented in this dynamic exhibition, including Gabrielle Anderman (Juror’s Choice: “i’m so green”), William Worcester & Sidney Yee, for a FREE walk-through of the show and an informal discussion of their work inspired by GREEN! Visit the Exhibitions page to learn more about this multimedia theme show.

Stickwork Installation — volunteer to build with Patrick Dougherty!

September 5-23, 2011

Spend a week, a day or a few hours helping the world-renowned sculptor develop, plan & create a monumental work of art on the Hui grounds. Visit our 2011 Artist in Residence page for much more information, and sign up by completing our volunteer survey

Sculpture Blessing & Opening Celebration of Ho‘ololi

September 23, 2011

Join us as we bless the sculpture newly completed by Artist-in-Residence Patrick Dougherty and celebrate the official opening of the Hui’s Environmental Art Garden. Enjoy a glass of wine outdoors, meet the volunteers, partners, donors and staff (& artist!) that made the project possible, view the exhibition in the Kaluanui gallery, and order a pie from the Outrigger Pizza truck! This event is free to the public.

Sculpture Preview & Dinner with Artist Patrick Dougherty

September 22, 2011

Guided by our internationally acclaimed 2011 Artist in Residence, guests will experience an exclusive preview of his newly completed sculpture while enjoying pupu and cocktails under the stars. A catered sit-down dinner by Catering from Soup to Nuts, the beautiful setting of Kaluanui, and time to talk story with the Hui ‘ohana will top off a wonderful evening honoring the arts. This is a unique opportunity to engage Patrick in an intimate setting while also supporting the launch of the Hui’s new public art program and environmental art garden. Only 50 seats available!

2011 Artist in Residence Artist Talk & Panel Discussion

September 15, 2011

5:30–6:30pm

“Primitive Ways in an Accelerated World” with Patrick Dougherty

Please join us for a talk by Patrick Dougherty accompanied by slides of his work through the years with anecdotes and insights into his artistic inspiration and connection with nature.

6:30–7:00pm

Join us in this engaging dialogue about how artists & environmentalists can work together to promote social change. With a wide range of perspectives, this will be a great opportunity to learn from and contribute to a communal discourse about transforming individual creativity to collective activism.

Moderator: Keith Wolter, Executive Director of the Maui AIDS Foundation and host of the Maui Non-Profit Director’s Association Radio Show.

Questions By: Sara Tekula, Co-Founder of Plant a Wish and regular writer/ contributor to Maui Time Weekly

Panelists: Patrick Dougherty, Stickwork Sculptor & Hui Artist in Residence, Teya Penniman, Manager of Maui Invasive Species Committee, Ghalib El-Khalidi, Arts & Science Illustrator, Helen Nielsen, Founder and Board President of Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

Brown Bag Lunch & Live Exhibition

September 13, 2011

Picnic outside the Hui’s historic estate Kaluanui with a homemade lunch as you watch Patrick Dougherty and volunteers build a giant Stickwork sculpture beneath the towering Norfolk pine tree. See the design in progress, listen to an informal presentation on the artist, and lunch under the noontime sun with friends and family. Your brown bag lunch purchase helps make possible the construction of this awe-inspiring work!

Visualizing Green Exhibition Members’ Opening Reception

August 26, 2011

Join selected artists in celebrating their work inspired by GREEN! Visit the Exhibitions page to learn more about this multi-media theme show.

Family Day: A Community Celebration of the Arts

July 30, 2011

Mark your calendars! Hui No‘eau presents its annual FREE summer festival to help kick off the opening of its annual Youth Art Exhibition! All are welcome to come and enjoy hands-on workshops, live entertainment, kite flying, face painting, scavenger hunt, and more as we join our community in admiring the work of students ages 5-18. Featuring pieces from 200 children & teens participating in summer programming, the Hui gallery will be transformed into an interactive space for exploration and discovery while the professional artist studios and main house will be buzzing with activity for all to visit, learn and play! Take a walking tour of the historic estate of Kaluanui, create an original work of art with your little one in the Children’s Studio, pack a cozy blanket and plan to spend the day. Bring a picnic or get lunch from the Outrigger Pizza truck, and snacks & drinks at our Kaluanui Cafe! Sweet treats donated by Local Mocha Cafe.

Solo Artist Exhibition Members’ Opening Reception

June 17, 2011

Thank you for joining us at Friday’s opening of this year’s Solo Artist Exhibition with featured artists Sidney Yee, Kevin Omuro & Scott Groeniger.

Annual Members’ Meeting

May 26, 2011

Come review the last year, learn about what’s in store for next year and chime in on new leadership prospects. All members welcome. Not a member yet? Join today at “Become a Member”.

King Kekaulike High School Student Arts Integrated Showcase

April 15-16, 2011

The 2011 King K Showcase features dramatic and musical performances, creative writing, and a gallery exhibit of original student-made visual art including: drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, and fashion design. This collaborative effort, initiated and coordinated by King Kekaulike’s Fine Arts Department in conjunction with the Hui No‘eau takes place at the Hui’s Solarium Gallery on Friday, April 15th at 7pm. Free refreshments are provided while they last at this magical evening of fine arts appreciation under the stars. The event is open to the public and the gallery exhibit is open through Saturday April 16th in the afternoon.

Art Affair: The Black & White Ball

February 26, 2011

A valued tradition of more than 15 years, Art Affair is the Hui’s signature fundraising event, celebrating the importance of visual arts education in our Maui community. Held at the historic 1917 Kaluanui Estate, the evening featured live music, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner, live and silent auction, and an opportunity to meet a wonderful community of arts supporters. Serving Maui residents and visitors for more than 70 years, the Hui is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, community based arts education organization offering a wide range of programs that support lifelong learning in the arts. Proceeds from Art Affair enable access to exceptional visual arts programming for all ages and artistic abilities.

4th Annual Wailea Food & Wine Celebration: Li‘ula i Wailea

November 19, 2010

The Hui’s annual field trip to beautiful South Maui, this sunset event is an open call to sip fine wines, chat with top winemakers and savor food by Maui’s best chefs— all in support of community arts education. Live music and fine art sales were featured in this elegant evening, intimately situated on the lawn of the Hotel Wailea. “Twilight at Wailea” was sponsored by Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants.

Portfolio Day

November 15, 2010

Specifically developed for high school students interested in pursuing a career in the arts, this free program offers one-on-one consultations with experienced representatives from fine arts colleges. Portfolio Day encourages open dialogue about student work, addresses questions about college plans and supports exchange amongst all participants, offering so much more than your average college fair. This 4th annual program featured admissions representatives from Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts, Portland’s Pacific Northwest College of Art and San Francisco’s California College of the Arts. This is an unbelievable opportunity for potential college students to receive thorough, one-on-one critiques of their work as well as professional guidance for a future career in the arts.

The Great Makawao Paint-Out Invitational 2010

July 6, 2010

The premier Plein Air artists in the Islands competed for seven days from Crater to Coast, creating hundreds of paintings. On July 6th the artists spent their day on the grounds of Kaluanui, followed by a free lecture by Ronaldo Macedo. The Great Makawao Paint-Out is a Viewpoints Gallery-sponsored event that brings the talent and the process to the forefront, as Maui is revealed in oils and pastels, and is a must-attend for anyone interested in the creation of the finer arts.

Glass Day

March 27, 2010

Hui No‘eau hosted glass artisans on property for this one-day event, where visitors could meet the artists and learn about the unique glass artwork available.

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