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UH Hilo offers keiki art classes

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Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The Center for Community Engagement, formerly the College of Continuing Education and Community Service, at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, offers keiki art classes with Kellie Miyazu for ages 8-10.

Art for Keiki: Wiggles and Dots - Exploring Creative Mark Making will teach students fun and exploratory beginner-level drawing techniques. Subjects include traditional techniques such as shading and value, perspective, and drawing from observation as well as working on/with non-traditional mediums. Classes are offered Tuesdays, September 4 to October 30, with no class on October 9, from 4:30-6:30 pm in UH HiloÔÇÖs PB-5. Cost is $100.

In Art for Keiki: Drips and Smudges - Creative Painting, students will explore various painting techniques through guided projects as well as creating their own individual compositions. The class will utilize a variety of painting mediums and touch upon several iconic historical painting movements and time periods. Classes are held Thursdays, September 6 to November 1, with no class on October 11, from 4:30-6:30 pm in UH HiloÔÇÖs PB-5. Cost is $100.

Kellie Miyazu is a graduate of the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo with a BA in art. She is the Creator and Coordinator of the Youth Arts Series at the East Hawai╩╗i Cultural Center and also teaches art at Waiakeawaena Elementary School and E.B. DeSilvaÔÇÖs EdVenture after school enrichment program.

For more information and to register, contact CCE at 932-7830 or visit

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