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Debunking Preconceptions: Art from Hawaiʻi

Lectures are free and open to the public. Seating may be limited. For inquiries about accessibility, please contact Sam Levy at slevy@nyss.org.

Courting the Infinite, acrylic, latex and charcoal on canvas, 72 x 120 inches, Reem Basous, 2019

Reem Bassous received her BA from The Lebanese American University and her MFA from The George Washington University. She is currently an instructor at Leeward Community College at the University of Hawaiʻi. Bassous’ work is in permanent collections which include the Honolulu Museum of Art and Shangri La Museum.

Hadley Nunes holds a BFA from Smith College—including a year at the San Francisco Art Institute—and earned both her Certificate and MFA from NYSS. Her current solo show with the Honolulu Museum of Art ​Into the Fourth​ repositions ​the landscape​ into new contemporary form. She has been collected by The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation and earlier this year she was an inaugural artist-in-residence at Google.

Sister, acrylic on canvas, 54 x 60 inches, Hadley Nunes, 2019



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