Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger hosts TOMA surf art exhibition
Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger introduces TOMA – Terrace of Modern Art, a summer series featuring celebrated artists who draw their inspiration from the beach.
This vibrant, surf-art exhibit kicks off on June 1, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger. The hotel pool deck adjacent to Hawaiian Aroma Caffe will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery – featuring the work of internationally renowned artist Eduardo Bolioli this month, with more to follow. Guests can look forward to meeting the artist in an upbeat atmosphere with a live DJ, handcrafted drinks and delicious bites.
Terrace of Modern Art (TOMA) was brought to life as part of a new “Crafted Experience Program” at Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger and will provide a monthly platform for local talent to showcase their art in an exhibition-style environment and for art-lovers to find new pieces to fall in love with. This crafted experience is designed to support emerging and established local artists. The event strives to construct shows that cultivate creativity and promotes originality. This monthly cultural experience will showcase a wide array of unique art, ranging from paintings and photography to printmaking, illustrations and more.
The first 100 guests will receive a canvas tote featuring Bolioli’s artwork, filled with fun amenities from event sponsors. TOMA is free and open to the public. Validated parking at Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger for up to four hours is provided. Event sponsors include: Hawaiian Aroma Caffe, Maui Brewing Co., Aloha T-Shirt Factory, Hawaiian Paradise Coffee, Sun Bum, Volcom and Young’s Market Hawaii.
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For attendees looking to make a weekend out of the event – special rates are now available at WaikikiBeachcomber.com – including the Beachcomber Experience Package that offers a $50 credit each night for merchandise, locally sourced cuisine and craft beers from Maui Brewing Co.
About the June 1 Featured Artist:
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay – Bolioli moved with his family to New York where he studied at the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York. Initially he made a living painting surfboards for pros in Hawaii and then designing for big surf brands, including Quiksilver, Billabong and Gotcha. Following, his colorful and distinctive art could be seen on concert posters for Miles Davies, UB40, Aerosmith and Seinfeld and in an ad campaign for ABSOLUT HAWAII that appeared in USA Today, Newsweek and Time. Bolioli has been showing his work around the world including New York, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Tokyo, Seattle, Kona, Scotland, Caracas, Lima, Bogota, Quito, Uruguay, Miami, San Francisco and New Jersey, and his paintings are in private collections and published in books.