J. Jay West • Hawaii Artist, Land and Seacape Abstracts

Exhibitions & Awards

J. Jay West

Exhibitions and Recognitions

 

                                   

One-Person Shows

2011 – Trashformation 

2005 – Altered Matter

2004 – Emulsified Obsession

2002 – Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art

2001 – Almost Wasted

2000 – Breaking Barriers

 

Awards - Juried group shows

Hawaii

2020 – 36th Annual Founders Juried Art Show, Third Place

2018 – Abstract Only! Juried Art Show, Honorable Mention

2014 – 25th Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, First Place

2013 – Trash Bash Art Show, First Place

2013 – Recycle Art Contest, “Bunka No Hi”, Honorable Mention

2008 – 24th Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, Honorable Mention

2008 – 20th Annual Hawaii Artists Recycle: The Trash Show, Honorable Mention

2007 – Artists of the Big Island, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, Honorable Mention

2007 – Spring Arts Festival, EHCC, Hilo, Honorable Mention

2006 – 22h Annual Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, Second Place

2003 – 19th Annual Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, Second Place

2003 – Big Island Photo Expo, Hilo, HI, First Place

2000 – 12th Annual Hawaii Artists Recycle Trash Art Show, Honorable Mention

2000 – Big Island Art Guild Spring Art Festival, First Place

1999 – 11th Annual Hawaii Artists Recycle Trash Art Show, Invited guest artist

1998 – 10th Annual Hawaii Artists Recycle Trash Art Show, Honorable Mention

1997 – 9th Annual Hawaii Artists Recycle Trash Art Show, Honorable Mention

1996 – The Trash Show, Honorable Mention

1996 – 12th Annual Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, First Place

1995 – 11th Annual Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, Second Place

Kansas

1981 – Topeka Crafts Annual Exhibition, Honorable Mention

1978 – Central Kansas Annual Art Exhibition, Third Place

 

 

Invitational Group Shows

2021 – 10x10x10 Artist Challenge, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI (installation)

2021 – Mosaic Artists of Hawaii, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI

2020 – Annual Juried Fine Art Show, Kahilu Theatre

2019 – Founders Annual Juried Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI

2019 – 10x10x10 Artist Challenge, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI (installation)

2019 – Portal, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI

2019 – Annual Juried Fine Art Show, Kahilu Theatre

2018 – Founders Annual Juried Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI

2018 – 10x10x10 Artist Challenge, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI (installation)
2018 – Small Solos, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI

2017 – Annual Juried Fine Art Show, Kahilu Theatre

2016 – 10th Annual Trash Bash Art Show, Hawi, HI

2016 – Annual Juried Fine Art Show, Kahilu Theatre

2011Artists of the Hamakua Coast, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI           

2011Hamakua Artisans’ Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI

2007 – Fiber Art Invitational, East Hawaii Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo, HI

2007 – Five Artists, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI

2007 – Self Portrait, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI

2005, 2004 – Glass Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

2003 – Fiber Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

2002 – A Body of Work, Hilo, HI

1990 – Annual Jazz Festival, Kailua-Kona, HI

 

 

 

Acceptance in Competition Juried group shows

 

Hawaii

 

 

2020

  • 5th Annual Juried Show, "Call + Response", Kahilu Theatre Gallery, Kamuela
  • Founders Annual Juried Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela

2019

  • Founders Annual Juried Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela
  • Juried Show, "Transformative Forces: Creation through Destruction", Kahilu Theatre Gallery, Kamuela
  • All-Island Juried Art Show "Portal" theme, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela          

 

2018

  • Founders Annual Juried Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela
  • 3rd Annual Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo
  • Abstract Only!, Wailoa Center, Hilo      

 

2017

  • Helen Cassidy Annual Art Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela           
  • 2nd Annual Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo
  • Annual Juried Show, "A Climate of Change", Kahilu Theatre Gallery, Kamuela

 

2016

  • UpCycle 2016, Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art, Hilo           
  • Helen Cassidy Annual Art Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela           
  • Art Off The Wall, Kahilu Theatre Gallery, Kamuela

 

2015

  • 26th Annual Trash Art Show, Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art, Hilo           
  • Big Island Falls Arts Festival, Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art, Hilo
  • Contemporary Fiber Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo

 

2014

  • The Trash Art Show, Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art           
  • 35th Annual Big Island Falls Arts Festival

 

2012 - Abstract Only! Juried Art Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo           

 

2010 - Abstract Only! Juried Art Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo           

 

2008

  • Helen Cassidy Annual Art Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela           
  • Abstract Only! Juried Art Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo           

 

2007

  • The Trash Art Show (Recycled Art), East HI Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo
  • Helen Cassidy Annual Art Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela
  • Hawaii Photo Expo, Wailoa Center, Hilo

 

2006

  • The Trash Show (Recycled Art), East HI Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo
  • Abstract Only! Juried Art Exhibition, Wailoa Center, Hilo
  • Spring All Hawai’i Fall Juried Art Exhibition, East HI Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo           

 

2005

  • Fall All Hawai’i Juried Art Exhibition, East Hawaii Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo           
  • Women Artists of the Big Island, Wailoa Center, Hilo
  • The Trash Show (Recycled Art), East HI Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo
  • Arts Pacifica’s Bi-Annual Show, Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela

 

2003

  • Hawai’i Juried Art Exhibition, East HI Cultural Center Gallery, Hilo
  • Arts Pacifica’s Bi-Annual Show, Wailoa Center, Hilo
  • Fiber Hawaii, Gallery ‘Iolani, Honolulu           

 

2001 - Goddess Show, Wailoa Center, Hilo           

 

1985  - Hawaii Craftsman Annual Show, Honolulu           

 

Kansas

1982 - Kansas Arts & Crafts Exhibition, Wichita

1981 – Topeka Crafts Annual Exhibition, Topeka

1978 – Central Kansas Annual Art Exhibition, Great Bend,

 

 

Invited Featured Guest Artist

2015 – Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, Featured Art/Artist Kamuela, HI

1999 – The Trash Show (Recycled Art), Hilo, HI

 

Artist in Resident

2003 – Artist-in-Resident Kea’au Recycling & ReUse Center, Kea’au, HI

 

TV Appearance

2001 – Artist Featured in “Morning TV Talk Show” Honolulu, HI

1999 – Featured Recycled Art, w/Henry Kapono, Hawaii State Dept of Business and Economic Development, Clean Hawaii Center. TV Public Service Announcement, Honolulu, HI

 

 

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