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Artist in Residence Exhibition by Eduardo Bolioli
4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Four Seasons Resort O'ahu at Ko Olina
Date: December 08, 2018 to December 08, 2018
Where: Four Seasons Resort O'ahu at Ko Olina, 92-1001 Olani Street, Kapolei, Hawaii, United States, 96707
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Born in Uruguay, raised in New York, living Aloha. Please join us as we welcome Eduardo Bolioli as Four Seasons' 2018-2019 Artist in Residence "My Surreal Island Life"Pop-Up Art Exhibition and Artist Meet & GreetSaturday, December 8th4:00 pm - 5:30 pmThe Bar at Hokulea, Off of the Four Seasons Lobby Free Admission, Validated Valet Parking through Four Seasons Oahu. Learn more about Four Seasons Oahu's Artist-in-Residence Program here.  _________________________________________________________________________________________ When asked to speak to his influences, Uruguayan born, Oahu based artist Eduardo Bolioli will quote his travels through South America, New York Street Art, Pop, the Eighties and "an era of fearless color." Nowhere is this more evident than in a new exhibition at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina called "My Surreal Island Life." Here Bolioli explores themes from the surreal wonder of underwater life to the human need to dominate to our individual ability to overcome and "resurface." Two of eight new works in the Artist's inaugural installation explore the calm and freedom of submersion (inspired by free diver Kimi Werner and surfer/model Malia Murphy) and Bolioli sets his imagination free with the concept of an open ocean rodeo in "Ride the Wild Au" a surrealistic protest against dolphins in captivity that inspires the title for the collection.  "In Hawaii, I found both color and Aloha," says Bolioli, "and that is what binds everything together." Dolphins, honu, hammerheads, spotted eagle rays, malolos (flying fish) and the ama`ama (the silver mullet so abundant in west side waters) feature prolifically in "My Surreal Island Life."  The environment is doubtless the other great influence in Bolioli's work, reflected in two paintings commissioned by Guess? that celebrate the richness of sea life as a response to worldwide environmental concerns.  The patterns "Pacifico" and "Indico" are applied by the iconic brand in a serie
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