January 10, 2022 | Source: Downtown Art Center


ARCHITECTS AS ARTISTS On Display January 14 – February 12, 2022

For its first show of 2022, we are proud to host the Architects as Artists exhibition, with a public artist’s reception on First Friday, February 4 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Architects as Artists is an invitational exhibition featuring 34 architects and architectural designers in Hawaiʻi who are also active artists. The show aims to explore the sources of architects’ inspiration in their work and art, and attempts to stimulate and deepen the public’s interest and understanding for architecture and architects in Hawaiʻi and Downtown Honolulu. Notable architects/artists include: Francis Oda, Bonhui Uy, Stephen Haus, Daniela Minerbi, Dwayne Adams, Noel Hart, PhD in Architecture student Katelina Kim, and several University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa Architecture Department teachers and retired teachers, including Dennis Daniel, working in a variety of media, from 2D art such as paintings and drawings to 3D art like ceramics, sculptures, glass works, metal works, and mixed media.

Mahalo to this exhibition’s curators, Miyako Nishinakagawa and DAC’s own Carol Khewhok, and to special advisors, Randall K. Fujiki, FAIA, and Francis S. Oda, D. Arch., FAIA, AICP, LEED AP, Chairman of G70.