Kalani Ware is a visual artist from Oakland, CA, with roots in Hawai'i. He creates, experiments and explores his creativity in color. He strives to create works that will inspire others. The variation of colors, shapes and textures he uses not only represents the diverse and multiculturalism society we live in, but our connection to society and each other. His current body of work focuses on these same ideas, sometimes incorporating people. What he loves most about abstract art is that it is subjective. Kalani hopes that people can engage, ask questions and find happiness in his work. Everything begins as a thought for him, then it becomes a visual sketch in his mind. In the beginning, the process is very organic and natural, he creates and revises, then reflects

 


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EDUCATION

 

University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI

BA studio art | graphic design (2014)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 |  Organize. Deconstruct / Good Mother Gallery. Oakland, CA

 

FESTIVALS

 

2018 | KAABOO Music Festival. San Diego, CA  ( upcoming )

2017 | KAABOO Music Festival. San Diego, CA  

2016 | Life is Beautiful Music Festival. Las Vegas, CA ( art selected for entire vip lounge )

2016 | KAABOO Music Festival. San Diego, CA 

2016 | Outside Lands Festival. San Francisco, CA ( art selected for entire vip lounge )

 

Past Opportunities

2017 | City of Dublin Utility box art project

2016 | SFWA Street Banner competition winner. San Francisco, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2018 | East Bay Express. Bay Area, CA

2016 | Strange Ways Magazine. Miami, FL 

2016 | TrapxArt magazine. Bay Area, CA

2015 | Metro hnl. Honolulu, HI