Wednesday, August 7, 2013

August HPS Meeting Announcement

Date:  August 13, 2013, 6 – 8 p.m.
Place:  Makiki District Park
Guest Speaker: Alison Beste
Title: Visual Explorations

Alison Beste is an artist, photographer and educator based in Honolulu.  Her current projects revolve around the human impact on and relationship with the environment.  Some projects are photographed at night, utilizing low light and long exposure. In her words, “Photography is a means to connect to your environment and to others.  A camera is a license to explore, learn and create relationships.”
Alison received her BA in art from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg Virginia.  Currently she is a Masters of Find Art low-residency candidate at the Art Institute of Boston.  For the past eight years, she has taught photography and graphic design at Assets High School with her students’ work winning numerous community awards and exhibiting at local galleries.  Alison also enjoys working with adults and instructs photo-related workshops at Pacific New Media at the University of Hawaii.  Her next course is “Capturing Dynamic Images at Night” on August 15 & 22, 2013.  To see the course description, click on the following link:
A gallery of Alison Beste’s artwork can be viewed at

Her blogspot documents her projects as she pursues her MFA in Visual Art.


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