Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Holiday Fine Art Festival November 29, 2014


Women Artists of Kauai presents their 6th Annual Holiday Fine Art Festival on Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p. m. at Hanapepe United Church of Christ (next to the library).

Great holiday fun, food, live music, and shopping at this free, family event featuring original paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture, mixed media and more. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to HUCC's community free lunch program.

This event also features a Holiday Concert with Easy Living Jazz and the soothing guitar music of Dr. Matthew Miller. The HUCC Lanai Cafe will be serving pizza, goodies and beverages.

For more info, please call Marionette at (808) 631-9173.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

2014 Women Artists of Kauai Open Studio Tour

The Women Artists of Kauai will be having their 2014 3rd Annual Open Studio Tour on the weekend of November 8 and 9, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This is a free, self driving tour.  Visit each artist's studio at your own pace and talk story with them and/or their guest artist about their artistic process.  Many of the artists will also be demonstrating in their studio.  This event is a fundraiser for the Zonta Club of Hanalei, and we will be donating 20% of our sales to their scholarship fund.

2014 OPEN STUDIO TOUR - Nov. 8 & 9:


Marionette Taboniar and Anna Skaradzinska will be showing at Marionette's studio, Painting Paradise, in Waimea Town at 9814 Kaumualii Hwy.  Follow the main highway west into Waimea.  The studio is located on the ocean side of the highway between Halepule and Moana Roads.  Call (808) 631-9173 for directions.

Anna Skaradzinska:  Her art is a series of mirrored images reflecting her soul's journey through life.  She works with acrylic paint, using wood, plexiglass, and palm fronds as her canvas. (808) 639-2652 www.annaskaradzinska.com 

Marionette Taboniar:  Marionette is a full time art instructor and teaches watercolors, silk painting, acrylics, encaustics and more at her studio, Painting Paradise.  She is known for her paintings of tropical flowers, plantation cottages, Kauai landscapes, hula dancers, roosters, and turtles.  www.kauai-artist.net
(808) 631-9173.

Patrice Pendarvis will be showing at Patrice Pendarvis Studio located at 5120 Kua Road in  Lawai Valley.  At the traffic light at Koloa Road and Kua Road, go towards the mountains a little over one mile.  It is the last house on the right.  Go into the property, turn immediately left at 5120A, drive on grass, park at sign.  Walk up cement drive to studio entrance on left. Call (808) 635-2930 for directions.

Patrice Pendarvis: Through visual messages, ultimately from nature, Patrice embraces and captures the essence of her subject, the Hawaiian islands, her home for over 40 years through her primary medium, watercolors.  Patrice is also known for her multi media collage technique using watercolors with rice paper. http://www.patricependarvis.com/   http://patrice.fineartstudioonline.com/ (808) 635-2930


Debbie Barklow and Caylin Spear will be showing at Debbie's Gallery of Inspiring Images in Lihue.  It is located off Kuhio Highway between Hilo Hattie's and Walmart.  Turn mauka (towards the mountain) on Ehiku Street and go one and a half blocks down to the only building on the left side of the street. Call (808) 635-5971 for directions.

Debbie Barklow: Debbie is known for her photography fine art.  She captures the beauty of God's ever changing light and shares it with others.  The beauty of Kauai is her inspiration.  www.barklowimages.com barklow@hawaiiantel.net (808) 635-5971

Caylin Spear:   Nature is a constant inspiration for Caylin Spear in her mixed media, oil, and watercolor paintings.  Surfing and being in the ocean has given her a physical freedom and joy that she shares with others through her artwork.  www.caylinspear.com (808) 639-7324.

Suzy Staulz will be showing at her studio located in Wailua at 188 Lilia Place.  It is located 2.2 miles up Kuamoo from the main highway at Coco Palms.  Turn left at Lilia Place.  Call (808) 651-4563 for directions.

Suzy Staulz:  Suzy's acrylic paintings highlight the spiritual presence of the island.  Kauai's ocean, rainbows, clouds, skies, and sunsets give her inspiration. www.mysticalkauai.com   info@mysticalkauai.com (808) 651-4563

Leslie HagenHelen Turner , and Jennifer Rutt will be showing at Leslie's studio (just a short drive up the road from Suzy's) at 6581 Kuamoo Road.  It is about 4 miles up from Coco Palms on the left.  Look for the black mailbox with white flowers.  Call (808) 822-1558 for directions.

Leslie Hagen: Leslie is known for her ceramic sculptures, wall masks, and functional ceramics.  Her style is whimsical, goofy, humorous, thought provoking, with occasional political satire and sometimes just plain bizarre.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/uturn (808) 822-1558

Helen Turner: Helen is a pastel and oil painter, mainly painting the natural beauty of Kauai in land and seascapes. She will have available framed and unframed pastel and oil paintings, both studio and plein air. http://www.helenturner.com/ (808) 346-9357

Jennifer Rutt: Jennifer Rutt's artwork is a feast for your senses.  She loves to express herself through the use of color and light which gives her oil paintings a life like feeling. http://www.jenniferruttstudio.com  (808) 635-1084


Ibbie White Alshamma and Donia Lilly will be showing at Ibbie's studio in Kilauea at 4620 Kapuna Road. From the main highway, turn mauka(towards the mountain) on Kapuna Road. It is near mile marker 19.  Go 0.3 miles to 4620.  Park and walk in gravel driveway through the copper gate.  Call (808) 828-0354 for directions.

Ibbie White Alshamma: Ibbie loves expressing in watercolor on paper and canvas, relishing the glory of blooming flowers, beaches, and the glory of Kauai.  http://www.ibbieart.com/ (808) 828-0354

Donia Lilly: Donia is known for her ocean, moon, abstract, and travel memory paintings.  She often works in pastels, acrylics, and watercolors.  She also has metal prints, giclee prints, and greeting cards available of her work.  (808) 647-0478  http://donialilly.com/

The Women Artists of Kauai Preview Exhibit will be available for viewing at the YWCA Women's Center from October 10 through November 12, 2014.  There will be one piece of art for sale from each of the artists participating in our 3rd Annual 2014 Open Studio Tour and 20% of the proceeds from any sales at the YWCA will be donated to the YWCA's wonderful programs for women and families.  There will be information about the Studio Tour available at the YWCA.
The YWCA Women's Center is located at 4410 Hardy Street, Lihue, Kauai.  For more information on their programs please visit: http://ywcakauai.org/