Artwork contest educates keiki about honest housing
Hawaii Realtors, a number one statewide skilled commerce group for the actual property business, has launched the 2021 Keiki Artwork Contest to assist kids find out about honest housing.
With the theme of “Honest Housing: Have fun Range,” the competition celebrates the significance of the Honest Housing Act, which turned regulation in April 1968. The regulation helps forestall discrimination in housing by making certain equal entry when renting or shopping for a house, securing a mortgage, in search of housing help or partaking in different housing-related actions. Nationwide Honest Housing Month is acknowledged every April to assist increase consciousness of honest housing rights.
The Keiki Artwork Contest is free and is open to all Hawaii college students from grades 1-8, with two classes: grades 1-4 and 5-8. Winners will obtain $100, second place $75, and third place $50. Honorable mentions may also be chosen. The deadline to submit paintings is April 30, and winners will likely be notified by Might 31. Choose paintings will likely be featured in a printed 2022 Hawaii Realtors calendar.
Submissions have to be unique and should not exceed 8.5-by-11 inches in dimension. Acceptable media contains paint, pencil, markers, ink, crayon and watercolor. Entries could be submitted digitally or mailed. For the official entry type and pointers, go to HawaiiRealtors.com/artwork.
KVA declares April featured artist
The Kailua Village Artists featured artist for the month of April is watercolor artist J.D. Nelson.
Initially from Illinois, Nelson obtained his bachelor’s diploma in structure from the College of Illinois. He has efficiently mixed his profession in structure with the humanities. He developed and ran his personal architectural and design firm situated in Chicago. Concurrently, he continued his creative pursuits and confirmed on the Button Gallery in Saugatuck, Michigan.
Nelson relocated to Hawaii in 2015 the place he devotes his time to watercolors with an emphasis on Hawaiian landscapes and buildings of character. He has proven each on the Kohala Mountain Gallery in Hawi and the Gallery of Nice Issues in Waimea. Nelson joined the Kailua Village Artists as a working member in December 2019. Nelson continues to develop his use of colour and to attain a luminous high quality to his work. Amongst his featured watercolors are “Little Blue Church” and “Kailua Kona”.
Nelson will likely be working on the gallery on April 15 and 29. The Kailua Village Artists Gallery is situated within the Kona Market, 75-5729 Alii Drive, Suite C-110, in Kailua-Kona. It’s open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
For extra data, name (808) 329-6653, or go to www.kailuavillageartists.com.
Rochkovsky is BSA artist of the month
The Blue Sea Artisans Gallery will likely be that includes plein air oil painter Richard Rochkovsky in April.
Richard Rochkovsky grew up on the seashores of the Jersey Shore the place he dreamed of changing into a painter, attended the College of Virginia in Charlottesville, and have become an architect as a substitute, practising in New Jersey, Virginia, Washington state, and at last in Hawaii. After the completion of Alii Park Place condominium undertaking in Kailua, he throttled again on structure and redefined himself as a painter.
Just lately, he was the juror for the annual Plein Air Exhibit sponsored by the HIAA within the Wailoa Middle in Hilo and confirmed greater than 40 works within the Fountain Gallery at the moment. Presently, and for the final decade or so, he has been the coordinator of PaintingOutThere, the plein air portray group on the Kona Coast, displaying his work on the Blue Seas Artisans Gallery the place he’s accessible to “discuss story” Monday afternoons from 1 to five p.m.
The Blue Sea Artisans Gallery is situated within the Keauhou Purchasing Middle, 78-6831 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona. For extra data, name the gallery at (808) 329-8000. The gallery is open 1 to five p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to five p.m. on Saturday.