February 24, 2016
March 17, 2016
Honolulu Museum of Art School
See prints by artists from all over the state in the 88th annual juried exhibition of Honolulu Printmakers at the Honolulu Museum of Art School.
Juror: Paul Mullowney. Longtime Don Ed Hardy collaborator Mullowney will be in residence in February to select work for the Annual Exhibition. Paul is an experienced educator and a Crown Point Press-trained master printer with a broad and deep skillset in printmaking. The former print studio director of Maui's Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center and a past Gift Print Artist, Paul is now based in San Francisco where he runs Mullowney Printing, where this year’s Gift Print is being editioned.
2015 Gift Print Artist: Don Ed Hardy. Well known as a highly influential tattoo artist who was instrumental in bringing about the vibrant, diverse contemporary tattoo scene, Hardy also has deep roots in print culture. He earned his BFA in printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1967, and since the early nineties he has been producing prints and editions with master printers and publishers such as Trillium Graphics, Shark’s Ink, and Mullowney Printing. Hardy has been a Honolulu resident since 1986.
Opening reception: Feb 24, 5-7pm
Gallery hours: Tues-Sat from 10am-4:30pm and Sun at 1-5pm
Don Ed Hardy Gift Print
Since 1928, Honolulu Printmakers has commissioned an artist to produce a limited edition that the organization may sell to its members and the public to raise funds for its activities.
The print is available for a special presale price of $85, with members getting a discount and paying $60. When the print is unveiled at the Honolulu Printmakers' Annual Exhibition opening reception on Feb. 24, the price will rise to $100 for all.
The 2016 Gift Print is a two-color direct gravure handprinted at Mullowney Printing in San Francisco. The edition is limited to 75 impressions. You can purchase the 2016 Gift Print online starting Jan 4 at 8am. This one will go quickly—don't wait!
All buyers are limited to one print only.
Paul Mullowney technical workshop in chine colle techniques: Info TBA.
A Conversation with Paul Mullowney + Don Ed Hardy:
Sunday, Feb 21, 4pm, Doris Duke Theater, FREE
Enjoy a moderated discussion between the two artists