Besides its justly famous scenic beauty, Kauai has also the reputation of being a home for the fine arts. Kauai vacation rentals bring you Aloha E komo mai! Po’ipu Fine Arts in Poipu Shopping Village welcomes all lovers of art – from the casual collector to the avid art connoisseur. Providing; Originals, Editions, Commissions and Commercial Residential Projects. They are proud to showcase the best contemporary artists in Hawaii: Grant Pecoff, the exquisite woodcraft by Ki of Kaua’i, sculptures in cast bronze by Scott Hanson, and Victor Issa; The art of knife making by William Henry, and the collection by the most influential Marine Life Artist of our time, Wyland. Their welcoming and knowledgeable staff would be pleased to assist you in your selection, and provide the expertise they have gained from their years of professional experience in the arts. Poipu Fine Arts offers guidance through the entire art selection process, from the initial consultation to the final purchase.
From Kauai condos it’s a short hop to the well-known Art and Soul Gallery, which showcases a different artist on the third Saturday of each month along with a reception beginning at 4 PM. You will find the Ship Store Galleriesin Kapa’a, at the Coconut Marketplace- the island’s largest and oldest fine art gallery – they invite you to explore the most expansive collection of marine art in the Hawaiian Islands during its upcoming exhibition season. Among other well-known artists, Ship Store showcases the whimsically adorable art of Rosalie Rupp Prussing. The 83 year old grandmother is Hawaii’s most colorful and best known folk artist. Her prints are visually appealing, quite affordable and somewhat habit forming. The gallery is also exhibiting bronze sculptures by Dale Evers and Joseph Quillan. Other exhibits featured in the gallery include: Janice Darr Cua, Hisashi Otsuka, Caroline Young, Steven Power, Lance Fairly, Michael Protiva, Dee Kirby N. Jonas Englund and introducing the intriguingly beautiful watercolors of Kauai’s Ric Madden. The gallery also boasts the finest collection of marine antiques in Hawaii along with many other exceptional antique items from the Pacific region. The collection is so extensive that even museums have been known to shop at Ship Store; imagine the treasures you can bring back to your Kauai vacation rental. Ship Store Galleries is located in the Coconut Marketplace in Kapa’a.
Hawaiian Scene’s Treasure Hut, found at the Aloha Center Marketplace in Nawiliwili by the harbor, is special place presenting some of Kauai’s best local artists in oil and water color. These are stand alone pieces of our island’s scenic beauty, the local people and culture surrounding Kauai vacation homes. Featuring Ric Madden’s water colors accented with a fresh Eastern Flair touching and expressing the island’s aloha spirit. They also exhibit the largest collection of locally turned wood bowls, and endless boxes and collectibles of Koa wood treasures. Definitely stop by and visit Hawaiian Scene’s Treasure Hut at the Aloha Center Marketplace to enjoy one of the largest selections of local art and Koa wood keepsakes found on Kauai!