Contact

phone

808.342.6414

email

kainoagruspe@gmail.com


Exhibitions

2019

“Five People Offer Things for Viewing” Pacific Guardian Center, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Songs From a Backyard Near You” Aupuni Space, Honolulu, Hawaii (Solo)

“iBiennale MMXIX: Artropocene” Ycenter For Visual Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Some Paint to Look at” ARS Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii (Solo)

“Finger Paintings” Treehouse, Honolulu, Hawaii (Solo)

2018

“Good Paintings” Aupuni Space, Honolulu, Hawaii (Solo)

“Raw Material” Aupuni Space, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Contact Zone” Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group, Featured Artist)

2017

“Drawings” ARS Cafe Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Small Wonders” Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art. Annapolis, Maryland (Group)

“Maybe Later” Art Gallery, Hawaii Pacific University. Kaneohe, Hawaii (Two Person)

“Cuz We Bored” Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii. (Group)

“Systems: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition” The Art Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. (Group)

“I Don’t Know How I Feel, But I Feel You” Windward Community College, Kaneohe, Hawaii. (Group)

“Contact 3017, Hawaii in a Thousand Years” Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group, Featured Artist)

“Kino: Depictions of the Body” Apuni Place, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“ARS Presents: Reem Bassous, Kainoa Gruspe, Maya Caldwell” ARS Cafe Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Readymade Place” Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

2016

“Politic’d” Gallery 214, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Mixed Media Miniature No.19” Koa Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Across Generations” Artisan Cafe, Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Hawaii Humane Society Fund Raiser” Satoru Abe Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii (Group)

“Aimless and Indifferent” The Outpost Gallery at Hound and Quail, Honolulu, Hawai’i (Solo)

2015

“Underexposed” The Outpost Gallery at Hound and Quail, Honolulu, Hawai’i (Group)


Education

2017

BFA - University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History (area of specialization – Painting)

Current:

MFA - Slade School of Art, University College London 


2019

“Kainoa Gruspe and Tommy Hite” FLUX issue 36: Utopias

Print Publication


Web Based Publication

Web Based Publications

2019

“Kainoa Gruspe: Hello! Here’s Some Paint” Hawaii Public Radio. https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/kainoa-gruspe-hello-here-s-some-paint#stream/0

2017

“Young Guns: Brushes Loaded” Hawaii Public Radio. 

http://hawaiipublicradio.org/post/young-guns-brushes-loaded

“Systems: 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition” Hawai’i Public Radio. 

http://hawaiipublicradio.org/post/systems-2017-bachelor-fine-arts-exhibition

“100 Layerz: Discussion Between Jan Dickey and Kainoa Gruspe” The Dematerializer. https://www.thedematerializer.com/single-post/2017/05/21/100layerz

“This New Exhibit is Putting Art on the Menu at Artizen by MW” HonoluluMagazine

http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/February-2017/This-New-Exhibit-is-Putting-Art-on-the-Menu-at-Artizen-by-MW/

2016

“People of Manoa: Kainoa Gruspe” Kaleo Web Newspaper.

 http://www.manoanow.org/kaleo/features/people-of-m-noa-kainoa-gruspe/article_0616f32a-17c1-11e6-b6ee-7fde6cd395b9.html

“Kainoa Gruspe” Contrast Magazine

http://contrastmagazine.com/kainoa-gruspe/

 


Awards

Awards    

2017  

Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Painting, University of Hawaii at Manoa

2017 Yoko Radke Award for Figurative Painting