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Tech Essentials: Jasper Wong

EditorialComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Every year on Valentine’s weekend, the art world descends upon Honolulu, Hawaii for POW! WOW! – a week-long art and music initiative founded by Hawaiian artist Jasper Wong. Inspired by art as a means of expression, POW! WOW! continues to...

Jasper Wong – The Simple Beauty of Just Coloring

ArtsComments ⋅ May 1, 2013
Born in Hawaii, Jasper Wong was exposed to a beautiful natural landscape growing up, yet left to pursue his passions in illustrations, drawing and art when given the first opportunity. After a 10-year absence, Wong returned to Hawaii to contribute to...

Essentials: Jasper Wong

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 12, 2013
The “process.” This has long been an important notion for artist, curator, POW WOW founder and father, Jasper Wong. Having grown up in Hawaii amongst a healthy diet of cartoons, he eventually left the confines of home to attend art school...

POW WOW Hawai’i 2013: The Island’s Biggest Creative & Cultural Event

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 22, 2013
POW WOW Hawai’i is a gathering of contemporary artists that engages with the broader community in the process and creation of art. From February 9-16, Honolulu will host over 100 international and local artists, feature a slew of satellite even...

POW WOW Hawai’i 2012 Video: Part III

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Having already uncovered POW WOW’s founding ethos in Part I as well as its featured Earth-inspired artwork from February’s show in Part II, Director Michael Inouye presents the finale to his three-part retrospective video compilation. ...

POW WOW Hawai’i 2012 Video: Part II

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2012
After learning the ethos behind Hawaii-based art project POW WOW from Part I, we now present you with POW WOWs Hawai’i Video: Part II. In this edition, we see further into what the project has to offer with comments from an array of internation...

POW WOW Hawai’i 2012 Highlights Creativity and Community

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
As the unifying collective behind POW WOW Hawai’i gear up for its fourth showing in early 2013, Director Michael Inouye presents Part 1 to a video compilation highlighting February’s week-long art exhibit. With confessions from founder Ja...

Tiger Beer Artist Series featuring Jasper Wong, Will Barras, Kozyndan and Gisele Scanlon

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 4, 2012
Sourcing the talent of four unique artists from all corners of the globe, Tiger Beer introduces its latest series of collectable beer glasses. Commissioning Will Barras, Jasper Wong, Gisèle Scanlon, and husband and wife duo Kozyndan, each of the glas...

Day Job? POW WOW Hawai’i 2012 Photo Exhibition @ Loft in Space

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 1, 2012
After its initial showing in April of 2010, Day Job? the photo exhibition returns for a second showing alongside this year’s blockbuster POW WOW Hawai’i 2012. The show’s concept is to lend a platform for amateur photographers within...

Jasper Wong “My Little Shop of Wonder” Exhibition @ Loft in Space Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2011
Over the course of two days, artist, illustrator and curator Jasper Wong has transformed a storefront into a giant coloring book. Best known for his idiosyncratic sketches that would often include comical-like characters, rainbows and laser beams, Wo...

POW WOW Hawai’i Event Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 20, 2011
Today marked the fourth and final day of POW WOW Hawai’i. Originally conceived and launched in part by Jasper Wong approximately one year ago in Hong Kong, the event made its second stop in Wong’s native Hawai’i. The event’...

POW WOW HAWAI’I

EventsComments ⋅ Jan 28, 2011
Following a successful start in Hong Kong, the art and music event known as POW WOW will change venues to the sandy beaches of Hawaii. The event conceived in part by Jasper Wong will occupy his hometown of Honolulu starting Feb. 16th through the...

POW WOW: A Meeting of Creative Minds

FeaturesComments ⋅ Mar 3, 2010
Last weekend, we had the pleasure of attending a series of events thrown by a handful of friends which operated under the moniker of POW WOW. We spoke with some of the artists involved, including Jasper Wong, Yue Wu, Will Barras and Pat Lee, over a s...

POW WOW Day 2 Recap: GARAGEWORKS

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 3, 2010
To cap off the artistic side of things, the second day of the Hong Kong event POW WOW last week involved a gallery showing at GARAGEWORKS. A stone’s throw away from the Above Second gallery, the show included the likes of Britain’s Wi...

POW WOW Day 1 Recap: Above Second

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2010
Just recently, a mix creative minds from throughout the world congregated in Hong Kong for the launch of the inaugural art and musically-minded POW WOW affair. Headed by the minds over at Double Knot, things kicked off with the “WHAM BAM TH...