Another nice outing

We attended the Pen Women Art Exhibit at the Honolulu Country Club yesterday.  What an eye opener!  We came away learning what appealed to the juror, David Behlke, who is the director of the Koa Gallery at Kapiolani Community College:

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A number of awards were presented, but I am posting photos of just the top three.

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First Prize:  “Escape Now,” Mixed Media, by M. Zina Mager.

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Second Prize:  “Croton,” Watercolor, by Yasuko Abeshima.

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Third Prize:  “Five Lollipops,” Glass, by Sabra Rae Feldstein.

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Here are the winners!

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These are some of the people who attended the art show.

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There was musical entertainment, also, but we left after the guitar piece and drove to Ryan’s Grill for a quick supper, consisting of ribs and salads.

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David and I toasted each other with California champagne, and we both said, “OUR LOVE IS OUR RICHES!”

14 Responses to “Another nice outing”

  1. DrumMajor Says:

    Looks like fun! (I think I understand my lollipops when they are round, though.)
    Grapes should grow well in Hawaii. Any Hawaiian champagne? (I like how you each drank an entire bottle!) DrumMajor

    • gigihawaii Says:

      There’s Aloha Hawaiian Beer, but no champagne. I know you were just kidding, but those bottles were splits, each containing only 1-1/2 glasses of champagne.

  2. Christine Says:

    Looks like so much fun gigi, thanks for sharing. The art is interesting too.

  3. SchmidleysScribbling Says:

    Lovely event. What fun. I finally uploaded the photo of the Pele iris. Check out the Sunday post for the photo.

    PS the ‘Croton’ painting is my favorite. I like bright bold colors. I’d buy that painting. Dianne

  4. Suzanne Says:

    Escape Now is super cute. What a great way to spend the day.

  5. Jeanie Says:

    I am glad you felt good and got to get out and have such a delightful day.

  6. Denise Says:

    A fun time, enjoyed all the photos and I did like your hat and pretty green outfit.

  7. L...w Says:

    Such a talented and colorful group of women. I must remember “our love is our riches” and repeat it to husband one day lol


  8. Beatrice Says:

    Art rules 🙂 ✿ ;*

  9. Linda Reeder Says:

    Those are some colorful artist ladies!

  10. Mage Bailey Says:

    What a fun evening. I always feel blessed after having such fun.

  11. The Laughing Housewife Says:

    That watercolour is gorgeous.

  12. Grannymar Says:

    It must be very difficult to judge with so many different disciplines to choose from.

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