Thursday, June 25, 2009

Our First Art Festival in Photos

Anna Skaradzinska's famous palm frond paintings.

More work from Anna.

Dava Shepherd's famous Beach in a Bottle.
A larger beach in a bottle by Dava Shepherd.
Dava Shepherd and her beautiful photographs.
Emily Miller and her lovely watercolors.
Helen Turner gives us a live demonstration of pastel painting.
One of Helen's gorgeous pastels.

Rocky Riedel's oh so colorful reverse acrylic painting on glass.
Rocky Riedel

Marionette's Silk Painting Demo.
Marionette having fun at the art festival!
We even had face painting by Aunty Steph!
Wonderful, soothing guitar music by Dr. Matthew Miller.
Just gotta have Shave Ice, no?
Making Shave Ice.
MMMMMM. With a menu like this, who can choose? I want them all!

A Big Mahalo Nui Loa to all the artists who attended this amazingly successful event, to the National Tropical Botanical Gardens for providing us with this perfect location, to Nani for all of her hard work organizing this event, to Dr. Matthew Miller and his wife for providing us with beautiful music, and to all who attended and supported the Women Artists of Kauai!!!!

7 comments:

Schar Freeman said...

Fantastic photos of a wonderful event Marionette!!! Mahalo for posting these and your mahalo's to all involved in making this a successful FIRST event for WAK!!

twostraycats said...

What an absolutely talented group!
Thank you so much for sharing with us :)

Lily

TreasuresFromHawaii said...

A big heartfelt THANK YOU to Marionette and Schar for all their hard work in getting this event together and to everyone else involved...It was a wonderful day and meeting such talented, kind artists was a treat!

Mahalo for this lovely post Marionette...I am just now getting back online(we have been moving the past three weeks and I haven't been on much)~ I will post my own on this gr8 day myself also...God bless and hugs! Dava

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michele said...

Looks like you all had such a gret time!

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cuteartworld said...

Thanks for stopping by and how lucky are you to live in Kauai! Lovely artist they have there too!

BN Farrington said...

It was wonderful of you to show all the great artist at the show..

Deslynn said...

Amazing work ladies. I'm inspired by your creativity. I just moved back to Kauai after being gone 15 yrs. to Oahu, Maui, and Japan. I hope to meet some of you someday.

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Happy holidays and much success. May God bless all of you.