Rosemary works in a wide range of styles and media, and specializes in Hawaiian, tropical, asian, and ethnic art. Her oceanfront gallery / studio in Kailua Kona offers a variety of original art and archival prints for collectors in Hawaii, and beyond.
Browse the website to see the broad scope of Rosemary's artistic talents, and make an appointment today visit the gallery and see more in person. Seaside Art Gallery is in a stunning setting that overlooks the turquoise waters of Hawaii's Big Island, on Kona's famed Ali'i Drive.
This collection showcases art inspired by the rich culture and history of Hawaii and Polynesia. Featured is Rosemary's extensive and unique collection of handmade kapa art, block prints, art with petroglyph motifs, and wall-hangings incorporating original Polynesian artifacts.
Rosemary loves to explore color, texture and composition that falls outside the bounds of representational subjects. Her Modern and Non-Figurative art collection includes work in acrylic, encaustic and collage mediums. These works are made with paintbrush, pallet knife, torch and any means necessary to create one of a kind art with a contemporary sensibility. Her eco-collage work incorporates organic materials, handmade paper, found materials like bark, rafia and feather medallions, and many other exotic materials.
Rosemary has appreciated and studied Chinese and Japanese traditions and motifs, and loves to incorporate Asian influences in her art. She paints in a Chinese brush painting style on silk and handmade bamboo paper, and creates one of a kind collages from antique artifacts, papers and prints collected in her travels throughout Asia.
Rosemary has lived in Hawaii for decades, and the tropics influence much of her art. This collection includes florals and seascapes that celebrate the natural world in Hawaii and the tropics.
The rich colors and patterns in glass provide a perfect medium for unique wearable art jewelry and tableware that combine decoration and function. Rosemary cuts, assembles and fuses many types of glass to make one of a kind earrings, necklaces, platters and tableware. The styles range from Art Deco to cutting-edge modern.
Silk has a rich history, and Rosemary incorporates traditional methods of hand-dying silk to create fresh, modern takes that delight the eye, and are invigorating to wear. Her silks range from simple scarves and sarongs, to complete sets with tank tops and camisoles that combine with matching silk chiffon jackets.