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194 Kilauea Ave. #101
Hilo, HI 96720

Michael Shewmaker



Exhibition and Acquisition History

Michael Shewmaker, Sculptor

October 20, 2017 Two works installed in Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton Township, New Jersey. They are Vita, a monumental tight spiral and Leviatano a muscular open spiral sculpture. Both pieces are over 8' in height, constructed of high grade, polished stainless steel.

December 2nd to December 6, 2016 exhibited as part of Spectrum Miami during Art Week, Miami, Florida

October 2016 'Hilo' (translated as a braid or a twist) permanently installed on Kilauea Avenue in Downtown Hilo, Hawaii

October 2015 to March 2016 selected for the Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, South Carolina

August, 2015 'Leviatano' purchased for the permanent collection by Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Dowell, Maryland


June, 2015 'eXe' selected for purchase and permanent display afront the Pikes Peak Performing Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado by the Downtown Partnership, Colorado Springs


February, 2015 to July 2015 'Vita' selected for display in 'Cosmos' an exhibition at Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Dowell, MD. Received Juror's Award.


December, 2014 Work featured at Spectrum Miami, Miami, Florida Art Week


November, 2014 Work featured at Art San Diego, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA


October, 2014, Participated in World Wide Art LA, Los Angeles Convention Center, LA, CA


September, 2014 - 'Ricerca' selected for display in the Sculpture Lobby, Hawaii State Art Museum


May 2014 to May 2015 - 'eXe' on display adjacent to the Pikes Peak Performing Arts Center, Colorado

Springs, Colorado as part of the Art in the Streets program.


Nov. 2013 ‘Ricerca’ selected for Purchase Award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

Sept. to December 2012 Public Art Exhibition, Hilton Head Island, SC

2011 to 2012 Washburn University, Topeka, KS Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

2009 ‘Brace’ selected for purchase award and permanent installation by Simpsonville Arts Foundation, Simpsonville, SC

2008-2009Simpsonville, South Carolina One Year Loan for Public Space

2008Blaine, Washington Outdoor Sculpture One Year Loan for Public Space

Jan to Mar, 2008 idspace Sculpture Garden and Gallery Show, Kurtistown, Hawaii

May to Oct., 200710th Annual Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition

2007-20087th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition

2007-2008Twenty First Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

January, 2007Idspace Sculpture Garden and Gallery Show, Kurtistown, Hawaii


public sculptor

Born April 7th, 1953, I am originally from Illinois and received a BA in Fine Art from Southern Illinois University in 1975. I did graduate work in Art History at the University of Florida and San Diego State University. 


My studio and sculpture garden are in Pepeekeo, Hawaii.  Visitors are welcome with an appointment.

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