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Kingwell to sign official Lahaina Posters

By Staff | Jan 8, 2021

LAHAINA — Village Gallery will host Lahaina artist Jim Kingwell on Friday, Jan. 8, for the release and signing of the official 2021 Lahaina Poster.

The signing will be held on the large front lanai of the 120 Dickenson St. gallery between 5 and 8 p.m. during Friday Night is Art Night.

“Village by the Sea,” a watercolor by Kingwell, was chosen as the official Lahaina Poster image by juror and esteemed artist George Allan from a field of 36 entries.

The Lahaina Poster Contest Show will conclude on Jan. 8 at Village Gallery.

Kingwell has been painting in oil and watercolor for over 30 years and maintains a gallery in Lahaina just a few steps back from Front Street, across from Kimo’s restaurant. He calls his style “Romantic Realism.”

Lahaina Restoration Foundation will produce a numbered, signed, limited edition of 1,000 posters that will be for sale at Village Galleries and other locations around Lahaina.

Proceeds from the sale of the poster will fund promotional efforts for historic Lahaina Town.

The poster will be printed at Island Printing and Imaging in Lahaina. The poster is 16” x 20″ with the year 2021 printed beneath the image.

Price is $30; shipping, if desired, is additional.

With 21 art galleries located in a walkable four-block area, Lahaina has often been called the “Art Capital of the Pacific.”

Friday Night is Art Night in Lahaina, ongoing since 1989, is currently celebrated every Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. in 18 of the town’s art galleries.