Opening Sunday October 25th is the Alumni Invitational Exhibition . The show will feature works from 24 artists and art historians who are alumni. These 24 artists are recognized for their work as artists, educators, designers, researchers, and museum professionals. The artists featured in the upcoming show are: Maile Andrade, Reiko Brandon, Sean Browne, Momi Cazimero, Willa Cox, Allen Hori, Grant Kagimoto, Harold Koda, John Koga, James Kuroda, Mary Philpotts McGrath, Jason Minami, Wayne Miyamoto, Wayne Morioka, David Naito, Aaron Padilla, Abigail Romanchak, Gordon Sasaki, Laura Smith, Noe Tanigawa, Inger Tully, Junko Wong, Shige Yamada, Carol Kouchi Yotsuda. The opening reception is Sunday October 25th from 3 - 5 pm and the exhibit will be up until December 11, 2009. Gallery Hours are Monday through Friday 10:30 - 5:00, and Sunday from 12:00 - 5:00.
Every Sunday beginning November 1st there will be gallery tours from 2:00 - 3:00, admission is free.
Also be sure to attend the following special events that are in conjunction with the exhibition:
Sunday October 25th - Panel Discussion- Artists Who Work in Museums
UHM Art Auditorium from 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Panelists : Willa Cox, James Kuroda, Aaron Padilla, Gordon Sasaki, Inger Tully
Wednesday October 28th - Visiting Artist Talks by Jason Minami and Gordon Sasaki
UHM Art Auditorium Art Building 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday November 17th - Lecture- Behind Blythe: Creative Direction Behind Pop Icon and Book Signing of Na Wahine 'Auili'i by : Junko Wong
UHM Art Auditorium, Art Building 6:00 pm