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   Tommy Hite is a contemporary artist from Honolulu Hawai'i, currently based in Brooklyn New York. Hite's work begins with the overlooked. The work's strong representative imagery paired with its open ended quality and repetitive whimsical motif coaxes the audience to produce their own transcription. Hite emulates objects and vistas that resemble his surroundings and employs the concept of fine and classical art upon them. Found objects are often adhered to the two dimensional work as represented relics, the result is both a construction of expressions and statements of culture as well as an effort to enable escapism.

    Tommy Hite received his BFA in the area of painting from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa in 2017 and has since continued his professional career as a contemporary artist, participating in various group shows in addition to producing multiple solo exhibitions.

2023

 

    “Wow Look At That”

    Solo Exhibition at Kaiao Space Gallery, Chinatown, Honolulu

 

    “Flesh and Bones”

    Group Exhibition at Mori Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai’i

 

    “artXchange”

    Group exhibition at the Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki, Honolulu

 

2020

 

    “Stock Keeping Unit”

    Solo exhibition at Manifest wall Gallery, Chinatown, Honolulu

 

    “Quo Vadis”

    Group exhibition at Van Dar Plas Gallery, New York City, New York

 

    “Why Are You Painting”

    Group exhibition at Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i 

 

2019

 

    “Artropocene : iBiennale MMXIX”

    Group exhibition at the Y center for Visual Arts, Iwilei, Honolulu

 

    “Honolulu Social Realism pt.2”

    Solo exhibition at Ars Gallery, Kapahulu, Honolulu

 

2018

 

    “Contact Zone”

    Group exhibition at Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu

    

    “Art In Time”

    Group exhibition at Hawai’i State Art Museum, Honolulu

 

    “Semi-Neoclassical”

    Solo exhibition at Aupuni Gallery, Kaka’ako, Honolulu

2017

 

    “Contact 3017”

    Group exhibition at Honolulu Museum of Art School

 

    “Systems: BFA 2017 Show”

    Group exhibition at The Art Gallery, UH Manoa

 

    “Urbanity Honolulu”

    Group exhibition at Aupuni Place Gallery, Ward Warehouse, Honolulu

 

    “More Cops Than Rainbows”

    Solo exhibition at Information’s wall Gallery, Chinatown, Honolulu

 

    “Untitled”

    Solo exhibition at Manifest’s wall Gallery, Chinatown, Honolulu

 

2016

 

    “Honolulu Social Realism”

    Solo exhibition at Hound and Quail’s Outpost Gallery, Chinatown, Honolulu

2013

 

    “T-Galleria” 

    Group installation at the DFS Galleria, Waikiki Honolulu

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