About

John McCaskill                                                 

·     40 years of involvement in fine arts commercial graphics. Practical understanding of printing processes, including lithography,

offset, photogravure, rotogravure, serigraphy, woodcut, linocut and digital printing.

·     Coordinated & facilitated print and graphics projects for top ad agencies, graphic design companies and major corporations.

·     Exhibited artwork in New York, Bolton, England, New Orleans, SF Bay Area and Hawaii.

·     Artist/owner Studio Jomac in Honolulu, HI 

WORK AND BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:

   2018 -                Artist/Owner, Studio Jomac    Honolulu, HI

   2003 – 2017     Artist/Owner, Studio Jomac     Kailua-Kona, HI

   2003 – 2017     Owner/Operator, Kona Sugar Shack, Tiki Condo & Coconut Condo     Kailua-Kona & Honolulu, HI  

    1986 – 2003     President/Founder, Jomac Graphic Communications Inc.     Alameda, CA

    1984 – 1986      Sales Manager, Bel Aire Displays     Emeryville, CA

    1983 – 1984      Account Executive, Identity Services     Penngrove, CA

    1981 – 1983      Account Executive, Foster & Kleiser Outdoor Advertising     Oakland, CA

    1980 – 1981      Account Executive, Trend Graphics     Mountain View, CA

    1974 – 1980     Printer, Production Mgr., Account Executive, Outdoor Posters Inc     Reno, NV

PUBLICATIONS: 

     2018               "Imago Mundi, Contemporary Artists of Hawaii"  publisher Bennetton,  Lucano Bennetton Collection   

     2017               "Hokule'a, Malama Hokua"  Woodcut Illustrations for cover & chapters,  published by Patagonia and the Euclid Shop

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS:

    2016                 "Suicide Prints"   Reductive Woodcut, Brue Bar, Honolulu, HI 

    2012                “Look Into My Eyes"  Portraits in Paint & Print, Luana Gallery    Kohala Coast, HI 

    2010                 “Sun Salutation" A Celebration of Life, Luana Gallery     Kohala Coast, HI

                             "Sun Salutation" preview, Peaberry & Galette     Keauhou, HI

    2009                “Impressions in Printmaking", ING Direct     Honolulu, HI

                             "Impressions in Printmaking", Peaberry & Galette    Keauhou, HI

    2008               "Adaptations" Luana Gallery, Fairmont Orchid    Kohala, HI

                             “Adaptations", Perrin Benham Gallery     New Orleans, LA

    2007                Paint & Print, Studio Jomac     Kailua-Kona, HI

                             “Re-occurrence of Memory” Red Rock Gallery    Reno, NV        

                             “Re-occurrence of Memory” Spritzers    Alameda, CA

                             “Re-occurrence of Memory” Peaberry & Galette    Kailua-Kona HI

    2003                 “Stigmata” Spritzers     Alameda, CA   

    2001                  East Bay Open Studio, Studio Jomac    Alameda, CA

 SELECTED GROUP & JURIED SHOWS:  

2018                  Honolulu Museum of Art, Spaulding House, Art Instructors’ Show, Honolulu,Hawaii

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Exhibiton, Honolulu, Hawaii

90th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI

“Art at the Capitol” Capitol Building, Honolulu, HI

2017                  39th "Commitment to Excellence", Japanese Chamber of Commerce. Honolulu, HI  

                          "Graphically Observed" California Society of Printmakers Juried Exhibition 2017,  

                           Isabelle Percy West Gallery at CCA, Oakland

                           Printmaking Now,  National Competition, UVARTS, Portland, OR

                           September 30th National, the Alexandria Museum of Art, LA  

                           Texas National 2017, Stephen F Austing Univ. Austin, TX

                           "Urban Collage & the Collage City" Feral Factory,  Denver, CO

                            Hilton Head Art League 2017 Biennale,  Hilton Head, SC

                            89th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art School    

                            Brownsville Museum of Fine Art National Competition, Brownsville, TX

                            Truner 11th National Print Competition, Chico, CA

2016                    From Block to Book,  Maona Public Library, Honolulul, HI

                           "Build" National Juried Exhibition, Charlotte, N.C.  

                            Neo:Printprize2016, International print competition, Bolton, England

                            California Society of Printmakers Annual Exhibition, Oakland, CA

                            88th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art SchoolHonolulu, HI "The MIll" purchased by Hawaii Foundation

for Culture and the Arts

                            "Enduring Wiliwili"  Coffee and Tea Company, Kailua-Kona, HI

   2015               “Enduring Wiliwili” Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel    Kohala Coast, HI

                “Mirrored Strands” HPM & Sonnenimmer Honululu HI

“Enduring Wiliwili” Volcano Art Center   Volcanoes National Park, HI

                  87th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art School     Honolulu, HI 

    2014                 Pacific Island Printmakers, Frog & Lotus     Kailua-Kona, HI

                             “We’ve Got STYLE”, Living Arts Gallery     Hawi, HI

                              86th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art School     Honolulu, HI

    2013                 "Jigsaw" Honolulu Museum of Art School     Honolulu, HI

                             “Jigsaw” Wailoa Art and Cultural Center,     Hilo, HI

                              85th Honolulu Printmakers “Salon des Refuses” Ektopia Gallery     Honolulu, HI

    2012                 "Lei of Diversity" 5th Annual Exhibition, Fairmont Orchid     Kohala Coast, HI

                             Honu’ea, Volcano Art Center     Volcanoes National Park, HI  

                             84th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art School     Honolulu, HI

                             (Award for Excellence in Printing)    

    2011                 "Lei of Diversity" 4th Annual Exhibition, Fairmont Orchid    Kohala Coast, HI

                             East meet West, Woodblock Prints & Teapot Exhibition Donkey MIll Art Center Kailua-Kona, HI

Holualoa Foundation for Art and Culture Exhibition, Four Seasons Resort     Kailua-Kona, HI

                            "Embracing Ohia" Volcano Art Center    Volcanoes National Park, HI

                             83th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show, Museum of Art School     Honolulu, HI

    2010                 "Lei of Diversity" Luana Gallery, Fairmont Orchid    Kohala Coast HI

                             82nd Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show    Honolulu, HI

                             Living Arts Gallery, Selected works,     Hawi, Hawaii

    2009               "Na Makana O Ke Au Hou" Luana Gallery, Fairmont Orchid     Kohala Coast HI

                             “Memory of Water, East Hawaii Cultural Center    Hilo, HI

                             Faculty Exhibition, Donkey Mill Art Center    Holualoa, HI

                             81st Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show    Honolulu, HI

                             Donkey Mill Art Center, 2009 Annual Art Auction    Holualoa, HI  

    2008               "Na Makana O Ke Au Hou", Luana Gallery, Fairmont Orchid    Kohala Coast HI

                             "Tropical Fusion", Horace Mann School    Bronx, N.Y.

                             80th Annual Honolulu Printmakers Show    Honolulu, HI   

"Prints 2008” Honolulu Printmakers    Honolulu, HI          

                              "East/West" East Hawaii Cultural Center    Hilo, HI

                               "Abstract Only", Wailoa Art Center    Hilo, HI

                               Spring Arts Festival    Hilo HI

    2007                 "Visual Telephone" Monterey Peninsula College    Monterey, CA

                              "Current Voyages", Monterey Peninsula College  Monterey, CA   

                              79th Annual Printmakers Show    Honolulu HI

  2003                  Preview Exhibition, East Bay Open Studio, ProArts Gallery    Oakland, CA

    2001                  "New Visions Introductions", ProArts, Gallery    Oakland, CA

    2000                 Student Exhibition, (painting) University of California, Berkeley     San Francisco, CA

                              Student Exhibition, (drawing) University of California, Berkeley    San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED WORKSHOPS:

    2017                 Amze Emmons,  Laser Printer: Laser Cutters and Traditional Print Media

    2016                 Karen Kunc Master Class // From Block to Book   Honolulu, HI

                             Paul Mollowney, Chine Colle', Honolulu Printmakers   Honolulu, HI  

    2015                 Sonnenzimmer Workshop, Honolulu Printmakers    Honolulu, HI

    2013                 “Things That Fly”, Honolulu Printmakers      Honolulu, HI

    2010                 Art of Tea, Donkey Mill Art Center    Holualoa, HI  

    2007                Crown Point Press – Summer Workshop, Etching,     San Francisco, CA

                             Crown Point Press – Summer Workshop, Photogravure    San Francisco, CA

                             Printmaking – Dry Point & Monotype, Donkey Mill Art Center    Holualoa, HI

    2005                Woodcut Printing in Reductive Process, Donkey Mill Art Center    Holualoa, HI

                             Bamboo Weaving & Sculpture, Donkey Mill Art Center    Holualoa, HI

   2003                   A Passion for the Figure, Figurative Sculpture Workshop     Holualoa, HI

   2000                 “Fundamentals of Drawing, UC-Berkeley,     San Francisco, CA

                             “Fundamentals of Painting II”, UC-Berkeley    San Francisco, CA

                             “Provocative Figure Painting” San Francisco Art Institute    San Francisco, CA

TEACHING & LECTURES:

    2017                 Linocut Magic, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI

    2016                The Art of Suicide Printing, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI 

    2015                 Contempo, Honolulu Printmakers, Relief Printing, Spalding House     Honolulu, HI

                             HISAM First Friday, Honolulu Printmakers, Relief Workshop    Honolulu, HI

    2009                ING Direct/Reach Screen Printing Program for Children     Honolulu, HI

Instructor -Intro to Screen Printing, Donkey Mill Art Center    Holualoa, HI

    2008                Fall Arts Festival, Keiki Screen Printing Workshop    Holualoa, HI

                             Guest Speaker, Monterey Print Club, Monterey Peninsula College    Monterey, CA              

GALLERIES:                                                                                                  

                             Volcano Art Center    Volcanoes National Park, HI

                             Kohala Mountain Gallery    Hawi, HI

                             Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel    Kohala, HI   

ORGANIZATIONS:

                             Pacific Island Printmakers    Big Island, Hawaii

                             California Society of Printmakers    San Francisco, CA

                             Honolulu Printmakers    Honolulu, HI

                             Holualoa Foundation for Art and Culture    Holualoa, HI  

 

 

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