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KVA Member Artists

Jennifer Azarone
Image Transfer
Thomas Carey
Wood Turner
Kathleen Carr
Stefanie Culbertson
Betty Gerstner
Watercolor, Hand
Painted Porcelain & Colored Pencil. Specializing in Pet Portraits
Pat Hedden
Pallet Knife Painting (oil)
Bill Jaeger
Stained Glass
Kathleen Jaeger
Mosaics, Acrylics, pen and ink, painting on glassware
Christal Nylin
Linda Savell


KVA Guest Artists

Frank Andrews
Welded Copper
Rachel Baker
Fused Glass
Brad Lewis
Scott Pincus
Silversmith - Jewelry
Bill Twibell
Located in Kona, on the Big Island, Hawaii

Original Art Created Exclusively by Big Island Artists
Kailua Village Artists began in 1987
It is now the oldest surviving artists Co-operative
in the State of Hawaii.

  • Glass: Blown Glass, Fused Glass, Glass Jewelry, Stained Glass

  • Paintings: Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Colored Pencil

  • Photography: Ocean Life, Scenes around Hawai'i, Hawaii Volcano

  • 3 Dimensional Art: Ceramic, Concrete, Mosaic, Porcelain and Wood

  • Reproductions and Cards also available

Click on the name of an artist (left column) to see examples of their art.  
The art of some of our artists is not available yet.  
The name of artists for whom there are examples will be a "hot link" (usually underlined) in the column to the left.

 Check back often as we add more examples of our artist's art.

Kailua Village Artists Featured Artist in March is

Porcelain, Watercolor and Silk Painting Artist, Betty Gerstner

Betty Gerstner has been a porcelain artist since the late 1970's. She has been teaching this art form since 2004. In 2000, shortly after moving to Hawaii, Betty began studying watercolor with some of the better known watercolor masters on the Big Island.

In 2016, Betty renewed her interest in silk painting. She now divides her time between the mediums of porcelain, watercolor and silk painting. The beautiful scenery, tropical atmosphere and wonderful people are an inspiration to Betty's artistic talents. Her diverse subjects range from tropical birds, fish and honu (turtle) to the colorful flowers and points of interest of Hawaii. She also paints pet portraits by commission.

In recent months Betty has made use of canvas for her watercolor paintings. She applies a watercolor ground, coating the canvas, and then paints with regular watercolors. After the watercolor painting is complete, she sprays several applications of a clear protective coating to protect the watercolor surface.
Betty's most recent creations; a porcelain wave sculpture and a watercolor on canvas painting, titled “Tree of Life, Ocean,” will be on display for sale in the gallery in March.

If you would like to meet the artist, Betty will be working at the gallery on March 18 and March 29, 2019.


The Kailua Village Artists held an "All Member Artists Reception," on Friday, March 8, 2019, from 5 to 7 pm, at the Kailua Village Artists Gallery. Visitors were able to meet and mingle with the member artists and enjoyed pupus and refreshments.

We are located in the
Kona Marketplace
75-5729 Ali'i Drive, Suite C-110
 (on the walkway between Sunglass Hut and Sam's Hideaway)
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

The gallery is open 7 days a week from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Kailua Village Artists is a Cooperative organization. The gallery is managed by the members.

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