2010 Artist in Residence Program

July 13, 2010The Hawaii People’s Fund & the Laila Twigg-Smith Art Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation offer grant support to the 2010 Artist in Residence Program: The Politics of Paper/ Many Stories, Many Voices featuring artists Favianna Rodriguez & Orlando Reyes. Consisting of 147 students, the program offered intensive workshops for teens, adults, and teachers, culminating in a final exhibition featuring work by them and their students centered on social justice. “I will be able to use what I learned today in my high school art classroom- many students will benefit from what I learned here.” – Robin Currameng, Maui High School, student of Favianna’s “Teach the Teachers” workshop. “Before this class, I had experimented with printmaking small kine, but never had the correct tools and expert instruction. Favianna was great in instruction and at the same time allowing us to explore our own ideas. I am excited to continue printing when I go to art school this year.” –Elliott Cost, age 18, student of Favianna’s “Politics of Paper” teen intensive [hr top]