On view is a selection of work from two of Solomon Enos' recent shows: Mana Moana and NŪ: The Next 500 Years. Kauai Island friends can check out still life, abstract, and landscape paintings.
Solomon Enos joins 50+ artists and cultural practitioners from Hawai'i and the Pacific. Presented by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, 'Ae Kai will explore the meeting points of humanity and nature. On view at the former site of Foodland in Ala Moana Center in Honolulu.
Wa'a + Lewa: Reflections on Voyaging is a group exhibition that highlights artists' perspectives on ho'okele wa'a (wayfinding). Included in the show are three works on paper by Solomon Enos, in which he envisions the futuristic wa‘a (canoes) and their intrinsic forms, functions, and societies beyond our present reckoning.
at Ward Warehouse, 'ewa end
MON – closed
TUE-SAT – 12pm-7pm
SUN – 12pm-5pm
Radical Optimist is a collection of recent and never-seen-before paintings by artist Solomon Enos. In the face of anxiety and uncertainty, Radical Optimist embraces futuristic trajectories and indigenous knowledge to express the eternal optimism that is the hallmark of Enos' work.
Solomon Enos will be participating in CTRL+ALT, a creative convening of artworks, performances, and dialogues with artists and scholars who represent a range of backgrounds and identities. Presented by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Enos will be exhibiting artwork, live drawing commissioned work, and "talking story" with visitors.
Solomon Enos and fiber artist Marques Hanalei Marzan opened Reboot: Fashion Futures at the Fashion Annex in Ala Moana Center (Honolulu). Featuring a selection of garments by Marzan and artwork by Enos, the exhibits explores the evolution of culture in Hawai'i through fashion, and imagines a "future-past" in which self-fashioning is informed by indigenous traditions. Open noon to 5 pm; on view through Oct. 25, 2016.
See an eclectic and retrospective selection of Solomon Enos' oil paintings and works on paper from Polyfantastica to NŪ: The Next 500 Years. There's even a changing-room mural that Solomon live painted during the opening reception. It's an unconventional pop-up exhibit presented by DADA Salon Honolulu and organized by Pu'uhonua Society.
Located in Ward Warehouse, Nā Mea Hawai'i is a local destination for artisan-driven, culturally minded goods and objects made in Hawai'i. The store also is also a purveyor of Native Hawaiian artwork, including a collection of prints by Solomon Enos.