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Artist CV

Steven Kean 
Modern Surf Artist, Printmaker, Art Educator
 

Education

Independent Study (Printmaking) University of Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, HI | 2015

B.S. (Art Education) Temple University Philadelphia, PA | 2004

Solo Exhibitions

  • ‘Mauka to Makai’ - Polu Gallery – Haleiwa, HI | 2022

  • ‘Frame Lines’ - Polu Gallery – Haleiwa, HI | 2019

  • ‘Surface Interface II’ - Polu Gallery – Haleiwa, HI | 2017

  • ‘Surface Interface’ - The Manifest – Honolulu, HI | 2016

  • ‘Surface Interface’ - The Beet Box Café – Haleiwa, HI | 2015

 Group Exhibitions

  • ‘Scenic’ - Online International Group Exhibit - Exhibizone | 2021  

  • ‘Something Fishy’ - Group Invitational Art Show - Honolulu, HI | 2021

  • ‘Hawaii Craftsmen Statewide Exhibition’ - Honolulu, HI | 2020

  • Punahou Carnival Annual Exhibition - Honolulu, HI | 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • ‘Just add Water’ Curated by Kelly Sueda - Honolulu, HI | 2018

  • ‘Hawaii’s Blue’ Group Exhibit - Spiral Garden, Tokyo | 2018

  • ‘Winter Swell’ Mori x HiSAM - Honolulu, HI | 2018

  • FLUX HAWAII General Store Group Exhibition - Sydney, Australia | 2017

  • Honolulu Printmakers Annual Exhibition - Honolulu, HI | 2015-2019

  • Honolulu Museum of Art Staff Exhibition - Honolulu, HI | 2012-2015

 Teaching

  • Hawaii State Art Museum / HI State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (Elementary Level) Teaching Artist - Oahu, HI | 2018 - Present
  • Sunset Beach Elementary School (4th-5th Grade Art) – Haleiwa, HI | 2016-2020
  • Mililani Mauka Elementary (4th-5th Grade Art) – Mililani, HI | 2013-2016

  • Honolulu Museum of Art Elementary (Elementary Art) – Honolulu, HI | 2011-2014

  • Washington Township High School (9th-12th Grade Art) – Sewell, NJ | 2006-2008

Commissioned Works

  • ‘Tsunagu Hawaii’ Japan Hawaii Tourism Association | 2022

  • Fairmont Kea Lani Luxury Hotel on Maui | 2021

  • Ohana Waikiki Malia by Outrigger on Oahu | 2021

  • ‘Wear Aloha’ Japan Hawaii Tourism Association | 2021

  • 'Honoli'i' premium leather sandal, Olukai | 2020

  • Kahala MKT by Foodland (Honolulu, HI) Store image and design | 2020

  • Rosewood Baha Mar Luxury Resort in Nassau, Bahamas | 2018

  • Vans World Cup of Surfing Triple Crown image Art for Sunset beach | 2017

Awards

  • Tori Richard Purchase Award at the 89th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition | 2017

  • Utrecht Art Supplies Award, Temple University – Philadelphia, PA | 2004