'Elements of the Pool' by Laura Smith
‘Elements of the Pool’ by Laura Smith

HONOLULU, HI – Downtown coffee bar Brue Bar will host an opening reception for an exhibit by preeminent Honolulu printmaker Laura Smith. The reception will be on Wednesday, January 22nd, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The reception is open to the public, and is free of charge. Light pupus and cocktails will be served.

Smith’s exhibit, ‘Elements of the Pool, will be on display at the Brue Bar’s 119 Merchant Street location through the month of February.

Laura Smith has been active in the printmaking community in Hawaii for over 20 years. She is the former Executive Director of the Honolulu Printmakers and was one of the founders of the Honolulu Printmaking Workshop. Smith is an award winning artist whose works can be found in

numerous public and private collections, including the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Hawaii State Art Museum.

For further information about the reception or exhibit, please contact Richard Melendez at richard.melendez@honblue.com or (808) 441-4469.


Located at 119 Merchant Street within the iconic Stagenwald Building, the Brue Bar is a coffee bar serving hand-crafted coffee drinks and is an ideal setting for work, study and conversation. The Brue Bar is open Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Opened in 2013, the Brue Bar is part of the HONBLUE, Inc. family of companies, who have been providing quality print services for nearly 50 years.



Honolulu Printmakers is a non-profit organization which promotes the appreciation and understanding of printmaking and print production. Established in 1928, we are supported by our members, corporations in our community, and state and private foundations. Honolulu Printmakers provides the community with a variety of programs and services including exhibits, studio space, and education.