By Scott Whelden / Via Honolulu Museum of Art
If the films that Hollywood has churned out in recent years are any indication, we are living in an era of super heroes and villains. The classic stories of our childhood illustrate an eternal conflict between good and evil. They make us imagine what we might be able to do to change the world if given great power.
For the past five weeks our current Orvis Artist in the Museum Kahiau Beamer has brought the imagination of visitors to Spalding House to life by taking their sketches of heroes and incorporating them into a mural in the Surface Gallery for a project called ‘Flying off the Page.’
With one week left in his residency, we spoke to Kahiau Beamer about his thoughts on his experience so far.
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