Seeking entries for 31st Annual Na ‘Opio Junior Juried Art Show

MARCH IS YOUTH ART MONTH – and the Waimea Arts Council is inviting students in Grade Levels 6 through 12 only, in schools or home-schooled, throughout the North and South Kohala and Hamakua districts, to submit works of art to be juried and displayed at the Firehouse Gallery, March 4 through 21, 2015. Interested students, teachers, or parents may contact Janice Gail, Youth Art Show Chair, at janicegailart@aol.com, or (808)936-1449.  For information and Rules of Entry, click here.   YOUTH ART SHOW RULES 2015

All entries must be submitted on or before Feb. 28, 2015 at 3 pm. The winners will be announced in the media on Monday, March 2nd. The public is invited to attend a Reception and awards ceremony for the young artists and their families on SUNDAY MARCH 8, 2015, 3 – 5 PM at the Gallery.

“Cherry Blossoms”

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New Artists Show

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Affordable Art

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WATER: Oceans, Rivers, Rainbows, Tears

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30th Annual Helen Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show

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Solo Show by Joe Laceby

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Asian Inspired Art and Visions of Hawaii

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Duet of Color – a tandem show by Lynn Chapman and Julie McCue

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Quilt and Fiber Exhibition

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