Patrick Ching...Hawaii's Nature Artist!.
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Awards and Achievements:
  • National Scholastic Art award 1979, 1980 among 3 Hawaii finalists
  • Otis/Parsons Art Institute Achievement Scholarship 1980
  • California College of Art and Crafts Portfolio Scholarship 1980
  • Youngest artist to design the state of Hawaii's Phone book 1986
  • One-man art show at Governor John Waihe'e's Office, Hawaii State Capital 1990
  • Selected out of an international pool to design Hawaii's first Wildlife Conservation stamp featuring the Nene goose in a Hanalei wetland setting 1996
  • Opened Naturally Hawaiian Gallery & Gifts in Waimanalo 1996

Television and Radio
Patrick Ching has been featured continuously for many years on all Hawaiian T.V. and news stations in regard to his art, books, gallery, and involvement in rodeo and community affairs. Currently, Ching is producing a T.V. series called Naturally Hawaiian that deals with art and hiking through the Hawaiian wilderness
Commissions include:
  • "Morning Glory" 5'x 7' mural at Kaiser Hospital, 1987
  • "Moanalua Memories" 5' x 100' Mural at Salt Lake Public Library, 1996
  • "Waimanalo" 16' x 20' ceramic tile mural at Pope Elementary, 2000
  • " Sea Dream" 4' x 12' Mural at Sea Gull School in Kapolei, 2004
Collectors include:
  • Smithsonian Museum in New York
  • Bishop Museum, Honolulu
  • International Recording Artist, Keali'i Reichell
  • Japan's Princess Michiko
Books Published:
  • "Sea Turtles of Hawaii" University of Hawaii Press 2001
  • "The Hawaiian Monk Seal" University of Hawaii Press 1994
  • "How ‘Fo Surf" Naturally Hawaiian Published 1995-
  • "Exotic Animals in Hawaii Coloring Book" Bess Press, Inc. 1988
  • "Native Animals of Hawaii Coloring Book" Bess Press Inc. 1988
  • "Beautiful Birds of Hawaii" Bess Press 1992
  • "Endangered Animals of Hawaii Coloring Book" Bess Press 1995
  • "The Story of Hina" Island Heritage 2003
  • "The Tale of Rabbit Island" Island Heritage 2003
Featured in magazines such as:
  • "National Wildlife" December/January 1994 pgs 26 & 27
  • "The Birds of North America" No. 272 cover 1997
  • "Spirit of Aloha" pg.8, 9 April 1997
  • "Aloha, The Magazine of Hawaii and the Pacific"- August 1992 pgs.36, 37, 38 & 39
  • "Pacific Art & Travel" Winter 1992 pg. 25
  • "Wildlife Art News" January/February 1991 pg. 45
  • "Birder's World" April 1993, pgs 56, 57, 58 & 59
  • "North Shore" Collectors Edition, Vol. III No. 2, 19989 pgs 42 & 43
  • "Antiques & Fine Art" January/February 1992, pg 46
  • "Spirit of Aloha" February 1999, pg 12
  • "National Wildlife" December/January 1998 pgs 46 & 47
  • "Driven", the Magazine for Hawaiis Nissan Owners Fall issue/2001 pg 10
  • "Hana Hou" Hawaiian Airlines Vol. II No 2 Spring 1999 pg 11
  • "Dollhouse Miniatures" July 2000 pg 46
  • "North Shore" Collectors Edition Vol. III No. 1 1988
  • "Cultural Climate" May 1983
  • "Honolulu September" 1996 pg 20
Featured in Newspapers Across the Country
  • From 1987 -- 1996 Patrick Ching wrote a column entitled "Naturally Hawaiian" for the Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Ka Wai Ola O Oha Newspaper
  • Star Bulletin Tuesday, March 5 1996 A9
  • Linn's Stamp News May 6, 1996 pg 12
  • Hawaii Hochi February 8, 1995 Book Review
  • Honolulu Advertiser February 12, 1995
  • Star Bulletin February 25, 1995
  • Molokai Dispatch -- February 5, 1995
  • Honolulu Advertiser -- Thursday, August 10, 1995 C1
  • Waimanalo News -- July 1995, pg 5
  • Press -- Telegram -- Sunday, April 5, 1992 K1 & K4
  • Star Bulletin -- 1991 Book Review
  • The Seattle Times/Seattle Post Intelligencer -- Sunday September 13, 1992
  • Star Bulletin and Advertiser -- November 15, 1992 F4
  • Star Bulletin -- Sunday October 7, 1991
  • The Kauai Times -- June 3, 1992 pgs 8 -- 14
  • Star Bulletin -- October 1991 G3
  • Honolulu Advertiser -- Thursday, March 24, 1989 A12
  • The Garden Island -- Sunday November 26, 1989 A12
  • Pacific Business News -- May 1983
  • Star Bulletin -- February 23, 1986 C7
  • Star Bulletin -- April 17, 1983 Art Reviewer
  • Star Bulletin -- February 6, 1995
  • Star Bulletin -- December 13, 1988 B1
  • Impressive Practices Vol I No. 2 June/August 1994 pg 1
  • Star Bulletin -- December 3, 1996 D5
  • Hawaiian Profressional Championship Rodeo -- 1996 Cover
  • Windward Oahu -- August 1999, Cover
  • Honolulu Advertiser -- Book Review 2002
  • Honolulu Advertiser -- December 5, 2002 B3
  • Midweek Islander -- 2002 December
  • Honolulu Advertiser -- June 22, 1996 B1
  • Honolulu Advertiser -- December 13, 1996 B4
  • Dispatch Newspaper of Molokai -- October 10, 1996 Cover
  • The Garden Island -- June 7, 1996 Cover
  • Star Bulletin -- July 23, 1998 B1
  • Midweek -- July 2, 2003 Cover & pgs 40, 60

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