These are paintings I did as part of the Niu World art collective while I was living in Utah. They reflect my Hapa Maoli experience. You can see more of my paintings, comics, sculpture and other work at www.willvarner.com
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aloha will! just wanted to say hello and let you know that jarrett keohokalole and i live in brooklyn (bensonhurst) and ikaika told us about you and your work! we also got to spend the day with kris kato taking pics of our maoli presence in NY. hope we can meet you soon! malama pono.
Mahalo Nui for the art that you share with all.It is very interesting to see the ancient ways and timeless wisdom of our kupuna that in your art show's the Ho'ailona that most have thought they have lost.Nui mana. Mahalo e Ke'akua.Mahalo e Kupuna,Makua e Keiki. Insperation can come from many ways. Our ancestors have way's to sharing things that we need to share for that we can learn the basic things in life that drives us all to progress.It is in our art,chants,hula,ol'i,pictures that our kupuna has left. Mahalo Nui Will for all of your blessings and talent.This is one of many pictures that i would like to share.
Wow! Great work! Your art work reminds me of this book I read a long time ago BLACK RAINBOW by Albert Wendt.
Well definitely join Halawai if you haven't already.
I believe they could also help get word out for any exhibitions or publications you may have in the future.
Hope to catch up with you sometime.
A Hui Hou
Hey, yeah, I am in Brooklyn! Small world but I'm glad you contacted me. I'm actually trying to organize a gathering/party for filmmakers and artists who are connected to Hawai'i somehow for this summer. Would love to add your name to the invite list. More of a networking and support for each other's work kind of thing. Stay in touch and cool work...
me ke aloha, Lisette