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Steven Kean

in North Shore

Carving Clarity

PRESENTED ON FEB 17, 2017
IN HONOLULU @ VOL 29

A Pennsylvania native residing on the North Shore of O‘ahu since 2008, Steven Kean is an artist working primarily in the woodcut method of relief printmaking.  His work is driven by a passion for the process and a love affair with the ocean.

Kean holds a B.S. in Art Education from Temple University and is a current member of the Honolulu Printmakers.  He teaches art to 4th and 5th grade students at Mililani Mauka and Sunset Beach Elementary Schools, and in the Museums outreach program.

In 2016 he was chosen as the featured artist of the Haleiwa Arts Festival and this year he is the official artist for the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach

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Skin Equality

BY SONNY GANADEN
@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Sonny Ganaden is a printmaker, writer, and a lawyer. His talk is on skin and race as a sociological creation and the application of critical race theory to art as a way to deconstruct institutional racism and advocate for equality.

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Gardens of Winter

BY HANNAH SKOONBERG
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Hannah Skoonberg recently graduated from the Univeristy of Tennessee with an MFA in printmaking.  She is currently teaching printmaking classes at WKU. Here she speaks on her most recent exhibition, which explores the ideas of memory and object.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 19, 2014.

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Drive By Press

BY KATE DEDLOW
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

Drive by Press is a woodcut design and woodcut printed apparel store. Kate Dedlow shares about their carve and design process for t-shirts, posters, and accessories. 

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Binding and Printing

BY JENNIFER KNOWLES
@ VOL 18 ON DEC 09, 2015

The work of a print binder

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Alder St. Workshops

BY DAVID RANDALL
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

David Randall works primarily in printmaking and sculpture using dark themes tied to social and economic status. He is currently a teaching artist at the Honolulu Museum of Art and a teaching assistant at the University of Hawaii at Manoa printmaking studio. David's talk will touch on The Honolulu Printmakers and the Hale Hilina’i aka Alder St. Facility, collaborated to create a printmaking workshop for at risk youth. 

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A Fledgling Press

BY MELISSA SCHLOBOHM
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Melissa Schlobohm of Fledgling Press discusses her transition from sculpture to printmaking and her love of birds, bugs and multiples.

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The Story of Water in Hawaii

BY ERIC JOHNSON
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 10, 2016

"The window of wonder into the world of water."

In "The Story of Water in Hawaii" from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 27, Eric Johnson led a journey through the process of creating an original theatrical production in collaboration with artists, activists and multiple community partners. Eric is Artistic Director of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. His production - "H2O: The Story of Water in Hawaii" - performed for over 20,000 students, teachers and families on Oahu this Spring and will tour to five Neighbor Islands this fall. 

This was "PechaKucah of the Day" on Thursday, October 27th, 2016.

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Big Printing

BY BETH WEINTRAUB
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Beth Weintraub talks about her large scale intaglio prints in this lively and funny talk.

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A Printmaking Dreamatorium

BY MARY MILLER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.