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Molokai Artist’s Work on Display

MAC News Release

“Miyako Yamazaki, 1987 – 2012 — A Retrospective” will be on display in the ‘Ike Lihi Gallery at the Molokai Arts Center (MAC) from Sept. 21 to Oct. 21. An opening and birthday celebration will be held on Sept. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Miyako is a Contemporary Artist from Tokyo, who has been living on Molokai since 2004. She has worked in oil, acrylic, video and photography, as well as publishing two books; LOVE SPEAKS, 1999, Kourinsya, Kyoto, Japan, Out of Print, and Gift from Molokai, 2007, Sangyo-hensyu Center, Tokyo, Japan, and one DVD, Heavenly Brights, 2001, now on media, Tokyo, Japan. Samples of these works will be on display at the exhibition.

The show will feature earlier paintings Miyako made when she was a student in high school in Tokyo, as well as several of her newer paintings from her time on Molokai. Also featured will be works of Miyako’s daughters, Kira Kai Naeha (age 7), and Tamara Kai Hinanoe (age 4).

Located at the Coffees of Hawaii Plantation in Kualapu`u, the MAC is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact Levie Yamazaki-Gray, phone (808) 336-1151.


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