Thursday, May 26, 2011

Kumi Nakajima

MFA student Kumi Nakajima is a featured artist in the Glass Art Society's May/June 2011 Newsletter. See page 14.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Fatima Hoang and Janice Gomez's SummerCamp

Summercamp is a home in the neighborhood of El Sereno, Los Angeles. The homemade modern house, full of pass-throughs and secret spaces, currently functions as an artist live/work space and hosts ProjectProject. Founded by alum Fatima Hoang, Elonda Billera and near-alum Janice Gomez in 2009, the space showcases exhibitions, performances, lectures, workshops, screenings and events by activating multiple parts of the property – installing works in the sloping backyard, projecting videos on the living room ceiling, and showcasing musical performances in the old goat pen. Summercamp's ProjectProject's upcoming exhibition Start the ball rolling again, opening June 12th, will feature works by artists who re-purpose ideas and translate materials. Faculty member Gaye Chan is included in this exhibition.

Summercamp's ProjectProject 3119 Chadwick Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032
Opening Reception Sunday, June 12th from 5-8PM
Pickling Demonstration with Jen Smith from 4-6PM
Exhibition runs from June 12th to July 2nd
Hours by appointment, please contact

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Jen Thario at Core New Art Space

Incoming MFA student Jen Thario is having an exhibition entitle Rudimentary at Core New Art Space May 26 - June 12, 2011.

900 Santa Fe, Denver, Colorado
opening reception on Friday May 27th 6-9pm.

Monday, May 9, 2011

BFA students awarded at Windward Artist Guild 51st Annual Juried Exhibition

Yumiko Glover, 647 Per

Alexander Clinthorne, Mechanical Leaf Form

BFA students Alexander Clinthorne and Yumiko Glover were both awarded at the Windward Artist Guild 51st Annual Juried Open Exhibition.
Yumiko Glover's piece 647 Per received Best of Show Award, and Alexander Clinthorne's Mechanical Leaf Form recieved the 3D Award.

Brady Evans and Alisa Cooper

The UHM Honors Program provides opportunities for talented and motivated undergraduates to excel in their academic studies. Students complete a challenging inquiry-based curriculum that encourages learning through independent research and creative expression.

2 ART majors and Honors students, Brady Evans and Alisa Cooper received awards at the Spring Honors Symposium. Evans won 2nd place for his project The Sublime and Zen Painting. Cooper received Honorable Mention for her project Contemporary Art for Earth's Sake.

Robert Reed at Textile Art Center

MFA student Robert Reed is among the artists exhibiting in Play at the Textile Art Center in Brooklyn, NY. Reed will be performing Amber Alert: Who Stole the Baby Jesus from the Manger? at the opening reception and exhibiting the headpiece from that performance for the duration of the exhibition.
Opening reception: May 13, 2011- 7:00-9:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: May 13 - June 24, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011

Kaili Chun recipient of Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

MFA Alum, Kaili Chun was recipient of the 2010 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant " seeks to demonstrate that painting and sculpture are significant cultural necessities... By encouraging the ambitions of developing artists, the Foundation celebrates the unique legacy of Joan Mitchell as an American artist and seeks to empathize and draw attention to the important contributions of artists working today."

Scott Groeniger at Ferencvarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Assistant Professor of 2D Digital Imaging, Scott Groeniger, has work in the international juried exhibition 9x12 Works at Ferencvarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
exhibition dates: May 26 - June 21, 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Mother's Day Art Sale

Annual Mother's Day Art Sale
Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2011
from 10am to 4pm
new location - near the department office and the galleries

for more information contact Professor Rick Mills - 808-956-5258 or at