Ira Ono to discuss art and business
LAHAINA – Lahaina Arts Society will host “The Business of Art” with Ira Ono on Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Wharf Cinema Center.
His workshop covers every aspect of what it takes to be a successful artist in Hawaii. Topics include pricing your product for profit; creating a competitive edge for foolproof presentations to buyers at galleries, gift shops and department stores; creating multiples for increased sales; Internet marketing; and presentation for wholesale, retail and fine art gallery sales.
The cost is $75 ($60 for LAS members). To register, call LAS at 661-0111.
In related news, paintings by Christina DeHoff will be featured in Lahaina Arts Society’s Banyan Tree Gallery in the Old Lahaina Courthouse through May 3.
There will be a reception to meet the artist and view her art on Friday, April 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Photography by Blake Hill will be featured in the Old Jail Gallery through May 1. There will be a reception on Friday, April 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet the artist and view his photos.
DeHoff and Hill will be demonstrating in the galleries during April; for more information, phone LAS at 661-0111.
In addition, painter Amy Justen will hold a demonstration in the Banyan Tree Gallery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 14. Bring your friends and family to see how the magic is created by this local artist.
For more information, visit www.lahainaarts.com.