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ARTHUR JOHNSEN, artist

12-130 Kipuka Street, Pahoa, Hawaii 96778

Tel. (808) 965-7642

e-mail: arthurjohnsen@hotmail.com

 

EDUCATION

University of Hawaii, 1978-79. Painting classes with Helen Gilbert, Mary

Bonic & Les Buller; Drawing with Ken Bushnell

Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1977. Louis Pohl, instructor

University of California at Berkley, 1970-74. A.B. in Graphic Design.

Graduated with honors, Phi Beta Kappa.

Punahou High School,Honolulu, 1966-70. National Merit Scholar.

EXHIBITIONS

May1999: One-man show East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo

October1998: One-man show at Island Arts Gallery, Honolulu

1998: One-man show at living Green Showroom, San Francisco.

1992- 97: Big Island Artists Guild, Spring and Fall Shows.

1986: Volcano Art Center, two-man show.

1984: Modern Art Waikiki, one-man exhibition space;

One-man show at the Croissanterie, Honolulu.

1979- 83: Pacific Handcrafters' Guild group exhibitions and crafts fairs.

1979: "Discoveries" show, Honolulu Hale, nominated by Francis Haar.

RESIDENCIES, APPRENTICESHIPS AND EMPLOYMENT

1989 to present: Kalani Honua Conference and Retreat Center, residency;

instructor of figure drawing, painting and screen printing. Graphic

design and illustration. Costume design for Tau Dance Theater.

1992: Rugg Road Papers and Prints, Boston. Residency in paper-making

and monotype.

1989: Lcgian, Bali, rediency in fabric printing and design.

1984- 89: free-lance design work in Los Angeles garment industry; Ocean

Pacific Sportswear, Jamilla, Robin Caldwell, VMR, St. La Roche.

Freelance costume design: Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Taste of

Honey, Siegfried and Roy.

1977- 84: free-lance graphic design, Honolulu; Paul Brown Designs.

1975- 78: apprenticeship with Paul Degen, New York illustrator.

Volcano Art Center, residency in screen printing. Designed and

constructed scrigraphy studio.

1974- 75: graphic design assistant to Momi Cazimero; Illustration

apprenticeship with Herb Kane for Bishop Museum Press.

ARTWORK ON DISPLAY

Philpotts and Associates, Honolulu. Fine Art Associates, Honolulu. Living

Green Showroom, San Francisco. East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo. Kona

Village Resort (fabric furnishings). Plantation House Restaurant, Kapalua

(entrance painting and 30' x 5' mural). Seawatch Restaurant, Wailea (20' x 5'

mural). Model Villas at Koele, Lanai (showroom paintings). Waikele Golf

Clubhouse, Waikele (lobby painting). Hale Anuenue Restorative Center, Hilo

Hospital (lobby paintings). J.B.L Corporation, Honolulu (staircase painting).

Orchid Hotel, Maunalani (lobby paintings). Kapiolani Hospital for Women

and Children, Honolulu (monotypes in maternity wards).