Sally and I were invited to participate in CONTACT this month, an exhibition and community programming project that explored the notion of “contact” as it relates to the Hawaiian Islands, its people, and their experiences. The show took place at the Honolulu Museum of Art School from April 10 – April 20, 2014, but our installations were asked to remain up through the middle of May.
Militia was reviewed today by David A.M. Goldberg, noted special contributor to the Honolulu Star Advertiser. His critical take on the Hawaii art scene is razor sharp and Keith was stoked David chose to check out his work. “In his first solo show, the inaugural exhibit at the newly opened SPF Projects, Hawaii island artist Keith Tallett’s “Militia” mixes this language of raw, often stereotyped, popular visual culture with his personal practices of surfboard design, tattooing and critical reflection on contemporary Hawaii.”
Keith is honored to be included in the June edition of Ka Wai Ola – the monthly newspaper published by the The Office of Hawaii Affairs (OHA). Mahalo to Mary Alice Ka’iulani Milham for writing the article! Learn more about OHA at their website – http://www.oha.org/ Link to the article online here – http://www.oha.org/ka-wai-ola/iune-2013 – […]
Keith is a recipient of a 2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. He was one of 25 artists in the United States to receive this prestigious award in the amount of $25,000 each. It’s an immense honor to receive the Mitchell Award and to be included with the outstanding artists that have been […]
AGGROculture Collective offered its first residency in March, to Canadian graduate student, Arthur Ostrowski. Keith Tallett instructed the two week course, which covered theory and practice of surfboard shaping and included the examination of materials and processes in the context of contemporary art. Keith is a founding member of AGGROculture Collective and second generation surfboard […]
Check out our show at Fishcake in Oahu – April 12-June 2, 2012. Artist Reception April 2 – 6 – 8pm. AGGROroadshow is a pop-up traveling caravan presented by the Big Island based art collective AGGROculture. Included artists are Scott Yoell, Keith Tallett, Sally Lundburg, Margo Ray, Ethan Froney, and Shelby B. Smith.