Monday, September 15, 2008

Artists of Hawai’i 2009

Deadline: January 2, 2009 by 12:00 NOON (ONLINE)

Artists of Hawai’i 2009

Honolulu Academy of Arts Juried Exhibition
May 14-August 16, 2009


The Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Artists of Hawai’i is one of the longest-running juried exhibitions in the country, showcasing the quality and diversity of art in Hawai’i.

• All artists living in the state of Hawai’i are eligible.
• Functional and nonfunctional works are eligible in any medium or combination of media: painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, collage, sculpture, film and video, light works, sound, ceramic, glass, fiber, jewelry, and other art forms.
• No work shown previously in a juried exhibition on O’ahu is eligible. All works must be original and created independently within the past two years.

• Juror will make selections of works to be included in the exhibition exclusively from digital images and information downloaded by artists on CaFÉ ( The Academy will notify all artists of jury results via e-mail.
• Of the artists selected for the exhibition, the juror will select 20 to 25 finalists as candidates for the special awards.
• A studio visit may be requested as part of the award selection process. The juror, accompanied by a representative from the HAA’s curatorial department, will conduct these studio visits. The museum will coordinate studio visits for those finalists during the month of February.
• Both works in progress and finished works may be presented during the studio visit.
• Award recipients will be notified after the selection process is complete.

Laura Hoptman is the Kraus Family Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York.

The Academy will conduct the submission process for Artists of Hawai’i 2009 online with all materials submitted in digital format through CaFÉ (

• You may submit up to 3 artworks for judging
• The jury fee is $15 per artwork. This fee includes one digital image submission
• Each additional digital image submitted is $5 (1 entry=$15; 2 entries=$20; 3 entries=$25; 1 entry+1 detail=$20; 3 entries+2 details=$35, etc.)
• You may submit a minimum of 1 digital image and a maximum of 6 digital images

Visit the website for complete details and for more information on the Honolulu Academy of Art

Rui Sasaki
Honolulu Academy of Arts
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI 96814