|Exhibit Dates: April 7 - June 2, 2017
Opening Reception: April 7, 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Dance of the Bees
Mydock, Mango vessel with pyrography
Dance of the Bees- The Exhibit is an invitational group exhibition in conjunction with the Kahilu Performing Arts Classes original multi-media dance show Dance of the Bees on Saturday, May 6 at 7pm and Sunday, May 7 at 4pm – 7. Dance of the Bees examines the life and plight of honeybees and the performance along with the exhibition will be both artistic and educational, based on a topic that is both relevant and urgent. The invited artists were asked to create works of art inspired by honeybees.
Epic Origami are creating a new origami installation with sunflower and honeycomb motifs.
Nationally acclaimed artist and beekeeper Garnett Puett will be exhibiting one of his sculptures in which he collaborates with honeybees to sculpt with wax honeycombs.
Kauai artist Sally French has used bee imagery in her artwork throughout her career, she will exhibit 2 large works on paper, one created as a reaction to 9/11 and a new piece for this show.
Mydock, an artist and woodturner who utilizes pyrography to intricately embellish the surface of his vessels is creating new, honeybee inspired work for this exhibit.
Fiber artist Shelley Hoist is taking inspiration from stories of honeybee goddesses in Greek mythology.
Hear No Evil
The Kahilu Galleries are free and open to the public, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 1pm, and during all performances. For more information, visit www.kahilutheatre.org or call (808) 885-6868
Sally French, wax, pencil, graphite over offset monotype on BFK Rives rag paper