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Hawaii Noon
High Noon Prints
Parallel 2000-2004
Case 1992-1999
Pointer (prints) 1994
Flowers & Eden 1987-1991
To White Space & Sunya 1981-1986
Prints 1973-1986
Early Work 1973-1977
Installations 1969 -1972
Public Art
Selected Reviews
Contact Agents & Artist


Upcoming Exhibitions:

Shingo Honda:  TRANSIENCE

Saturday, May 28 to June 24, 2016
Opening Reception Saturday, May 28 from 2:00 to 5:00pm

East Hawaii Cultural Center / Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art
141 Kalakaua St., Hilo, HI, 96720, Phone (808) 961-5711
Gallery Hours: Wed - Fri 12-6pm, Sat 10am - 4pm

Thank you for visiting my website and allowing me to talk about my work. Iíve been making art for 40 years, and each series is different from another, but not.

Iíve made installations, prints, paintings, sculpture, and public works. Iíve been influenced by the different places where Iíve lived or visited, and by becoming a Zen priest, but it all goes back to a moment in childhood which crystallized my ongoing theme.

I was born in Northern Japan ó snow country. As a child I was fascinated by the thin ice which formed on a puddle of water. Iíd pick up the ice, so shiny and beautiful, reflecting the sunlight, but, in a moment, it was gone. It had melted in my hand.

I liked that transient, ever-changing world and it has always been what Iíve wanted to express. The word ďpermanentĒ is unrealistic. Thereís no such thing. I want to melt an irrational concept.

Iíve worked in wood, concrete, rope, bronze, stone, canvas, paper, pencil and paint, but always, somewhere, deeply in my mind, is the fleeting sparkle of a thin sheet of ice.


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