28.01.14 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 / Full Artist Roster

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A week from now I’ll be headed to out to Oahu for Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 and doing my best to cover all that goes on out there. Feb 8th-15th artists from all over the world will be painting murals in the Kaka’ako district of Honolulu. There will also be music workshops for youth and lectures by artists (I’ll be giving one too).

Some of my closest friendships have come out of this event, and I’m looking forward meeting to all the new artists that will be there this year. Below is a list of confirmed artists.

 

Confirmed International Artists:

 

123Klan
Aaron De La Cruz
Apex
Andrew Schoultz
Bask
Brendan Monroe
Cope2
Cyrcle
Dabs Myla
Dave Kinsey
Defer
Gage Hamilton
Gaia
Glenn Barr
Hanasaurusrex
Hannah Stouffer
Indie 184
INSA
Inti
Jeff Hamada
Jessie Unterhalter
Katey Truhn
Know Hope
Kofie
Lady Aiko
Madsteez
Meggs
Mimi Pond
Norm
Nychos
Persue
Reach
Reka
Roids
Ron English
Seth Globepainter
Skinner
Spencer Keeton Cunningham
Tatiana Suarez
Tristan Eaton
Vhils
Wayne White

 

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23.12.13 by Jeff

Matthew and Roxanne Ortiz (Vers Hawaii)

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Matt and Roxy Ortiz are a husband and wife artist duo, based in Honolulu, making work under the name Vers Hawaii. The couple are becoming known for their paintings of fantastical tree top villages that feature half-pipes and bowls.

I’m sure their work will remind most people of the Lost Boys hideout in Peter Pan but it actually reminds me of something a lot more obscure. Has anyone read Babar Visits Another Planet? I’m probably alone on this one but the floating houses on different levels, and the slides, totally make me think of it.

Take a look at more of their work below!

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23.12.13 by Jeff

Honolulu-based Artist Yumiko Glover

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Paintings by Honolulu-based Japanese artist Yumiko Glover.

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06.02.13 by Jeff

POW WOW MINI MIX

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I made this mix for Pow Wow. It’s dedicated to all of you – all my friends in Hawaii, and all of you around the world. If you’re gonna be on Oahu I’ll see you soon! Otherwise open a window, turn this up, close your eyes, and imagine you’re coming too. Oh, and you better download it before it reaches the limit! Enjoy.

DOWNLOAD IT HERE: mediafire.com/?s24cg21ggkagf9i

I posted the full track list on Soundcloud, bonus points if you know where the two audio clips are from! If you like it, pass it along!

13.02.12 by Jeff

North Shore

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Sunset, just down the hill from our house. (sorry it’s off my iphone)

31.01.12 by Jeff

Pow Wow Hawaii 2012

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In a couple weeks I’ll be back on Oahu for Pow Wow Hawaii (aka the best event ever). This year’s event is gonna be different in a lot of ways, and by different I mean HUGE. For starters, the artist roster has tripled in size! Most of last year’s crew is returning and new faces include Kid Zoom, Mr Jago, Flying Fortress, Rone, Slick, Peap Tarr, Poesia, Angry Woebots, I think you get the idea. It’s gonna be nuts!

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19.02.11 by Jeff

POW WOW / Update

Everybody workin’ hard @ POW WOW HAWAII.

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