Capitol Modern: The Hawaii State Art Museum

Altered States

August 6, 2021December 12, 2021

Virtual Tour

Highlighting unique and alternative visions of the world through twenty-three artworks from the SFCA’s Art in Public Places Collection.

Artists have always been known for their unique perspectives and alternative visions of the world. Curated by Elizabeth Baxter, Altered States explores a variety of imaginative and unusual realms, through painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, fiber and sculpture. The artworks reflect transformations and changes, as well as critiques, questions, and concerns, while delving into such themes as death, spirituality, global warming, politics and the COVID-19 pandemic.


Andrew Binkley, Sachelle Dae, Isami Doi, Francis Dubois, Sally French, Ryan Higa, Renee Iijima, Sarah Martinsen, Lloyd Menard, Hiroki Morinoue, Michelle Schwengel, Madeline Soder, James Surls, Masami Teraoka, Lauren Trangmar, Tom Walker, Donna Westerman, William Williams, and Scott Yoell.

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