Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Celebrating the Arts 2010 - Sunset Beach Elementary School

Marine Artist Hilton Alves celebrated his 30th birthday, on February 19th, creating art with students at Sunset Beach Elementary School. Hilton worked together with the students to create 3 large ocean themed panel murals as part of the school's Supporting the Arts Program that is aimed at funding art and music programs at the school. Other artists such as Wyland, Jake Shimabikuro, Paula Fuga, Clark Little and Clark Takashima will be volunteering their time and resources for Kids Art Days where students will learn and create photography, printmaking, ceramics and painting. The week ends on Sunday, February 26th with a fundraising gala at Waimea Valley Pikake Pavilion from 6 - 10 p.m. The event will feature live music, pupus, cash bar and a silent auction and is open to the public with a $10 cover charge.

This week Hilton will also travel to Brazil to promote his new paintings and a Surf Art Kids event in his hometown. Upon his return in March, Surf Art Kids will be planning for it's Earth Day mural at Kahuku High School. The first of several Kahuku High murals will be painted from April 19th thru the 26th and will depict a monster wave with racing dolphins. Stay tuned for more Surf Art Kids news to come! Article -

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