Arts & Society 2021 – Hawaii Company Journal

Through this event, they discuss the next matters: 

  • Strategies that arts and lifestyle can revitalize our communities and assistance our economic system recover
  • Appear at how artists and arts corporations have pivoted their business designs to endure the pandemic
  • The effect of meaningful cultural and put-based mostly design and style
  • Why it is critical to interact, assistance, and motivate nearby artwork and society in Hawaiʻi


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Kaili Chun, Sculptor & Installation ArtistKaili Chun, Sculptor & Installation Artist

A Native Hawaiian sculptor and installation artist Chun also is a lecturer at Kapi‘olani Local community University, serves on the Board of Trustees of HoMA (Honolulu Museum of Artwork) and since 2017 has been the Artist at G70.

Her will work address suggestions of containment and exposure, company and restraint. System and supplies renovate physical areas into exceptional environments commenting on modern day issues in her get the job done. She often constructs narratives by way of symbols and objects that address the impression of historic situations on the current day. Natural components are often integrated in her pieces, and the modifications they go through throughout the class of an exhibition metaphorically reference the character of culture as an evolutionary approach.

At G70 Chun has aided principals imagine and conceptualize the design of G70 tasks due to the fact she joined the group in 2017. Considering that then, Kaili has been instrumental in infusing G70 tasks with significant cultural and position-primarily based style and design factors that connect folks and group with a site’s cultural heritage.

Chun’s various instruction consists of getting her AB (Bachelor of Arts) degree in Architecture from Princeton College, in the course of which time she also analyzed with renown ceramicist Toshiko Takaezu a Master of High-quality Artwork diploma from the College of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and an apprenticeship with grasp canoe builder and woodworker Wright Elemakule Bowman, Sr.


Dave Moss, Executive Director, Hawai‘i Symphony OrchestraDave Moss, Executive Director, Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra

Acclaimed and boldly resourceful arts leader Dave Moss is only the 2nd government director of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra.

Ahead of coming to Hawai‘i, Moss was the govt director of Haymarket Opera Company, a person of Chicago’s most dynamic arts corporations having garnered intercontinental acclaim for its performances all through his tenure, even hailed as “finely performed, meticulously sung, loving detailed” by The New York Periods. He retains levels from the College of Chicago, The Juilliard College, and Oberlin Conservatory of New music. As effectively Moss was a violist who executed with noteworthy artists like Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Renée Fleming.

The executive director is also the cohost of a weekly on the net clearly show known as “Tuning Up with Iggy and Dave,” where by he and concertmaster Ignace Jang talk tale above a bottle of wine, at times with a guest. The shows give a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the orchestra and can help crack down limitations.

He lives in Kaimuki with his wife Dr. Katherine Lynch Moss and their Australian Shepard Poodle Lena Blue.


Seth Womble, MuralistSeth Womble, Muralist

Seth is an intercontinental mural painter, sculptor, designer, musician and instructor, making a colourful life on Kaua‘i. He is the inaugurating artist of NirMānāFest, a 7 days committed to the collaboration of Kaua‘i artists adorning local walls with murals in spots along Ewalu and Rice streets in Lihu‘e. His objective is demanding people today to get associated in encouraging to develop significant scale murals and community art jobs that will inform tales, each getting a one of a kind visual representation for communities to be very pleased of.

Born in North Carolina, he lived in Florida, Costa Rica, California, Australia, and Thailand in advance of landing in Hawai‘i.

Beginning to journey the entire world as a teenager, he made use of artwork as barter for room and board. Costa Rica, Australia and Thailand have all performed a significant part in his growth as an artist and waterman. The oceans are his most continuous supply of inspiration and unify his travels and lifestyle activities.

There are a couple items that set his type of creative imagination aside from some others -creative problem fixing, the potential to make really hard corners visually vanish and employing out there sources and recycled supplies as usually as possible. He has adopted an “anything but canvas” ideology, which helps make his art really distinctive and normally unprintable.

Locating roots on Kauai has reaffirmed a enthusiasm to perform on extra collaborative and community-centered general public initiatives. Above the past couple of a long time, he has come to be very lively in the Kaua‘i neighborhood, instructing art and tunes as nicely as functioning on a couple fantastic murals.


Amy HeadshotaAmy Kalili, Associate & Co-Founder, Pilina Very first LLP, Principal, Weloaloha Inc, Producer, Author, ʻŌiwi Television Network

Amy Kalili is a co-founder and lover with Pilina Initial, LLP a media and communications consulting organization that is effective with purchasers to provide a Hawaiian point of view to their messaging. Pilina First’s handling companions – Amy Kalili and Nāʻālehu Anthony – have worked in several capacities in aid of the Hawaiian neighborhood for over 35 many years cumulatively and have just as a lot of decades doing work in media and communications.

In 2019, Pilina Initially was offered the possibility to get the job done on Hawaiʻi’s major locally-produced television broadcast function that would meld their passions for amplifying the voice and tales of Hawaiʻi and employing media to do so, the yearly Merrie Monarch Pageant. When the 2020 party was cancelled mere weeks right before the occasion thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pilina 1st is actively working alongside management from the Merrie Monarch Competition and Hawaiʻi News Now to equipment up for what may well extremely perfectly be the most exceptional Merrie Monarch festival at any time, provided the ongoing impacts of the pandemic.

Amy is a 1989 graduate of the Kamehameha Educational institutions and obtained her BBA and BA in Hawaiian Scientific studies from the College of Hawaiʻi at Hilo in 1997 and 2001 respectively and her MBA from the College of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and her JD from the William S. Richardson School of Regulation in 2006. Amy is a fluent speaker of the Hawaiian language and is lucky to have been portion of the Hawaiian language motion due to the fact the mid-1990’s.


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