Monday, 3 September 2007

September Arts Happenings

September 2007 Arts Happenings
compiled by Corrie Scott

Heather-Dawn Scott and Corrie Scott, sisters, will be again having their yearly SALE! until September 1st - 30th. 5% off all art, photography and lithographs, as Corrie & Heather-Dawn are starting to use unpaid bills as art paper, and hiding from landlords. Free delivery on island. Art, photography and prints by these two sisters may be seen at email tel (246) 436 8377

Atlantis Hotel. Margaret Rodriguez . To view a selection of the paintings hanging at The Atlantis Hotel as well as other artwork, check out Margaret’s website The Atlantis Hotel

The Morningside Gallery, Barbados Community College . Please contact Community College for details of shows.

Lancaster Great House Group Show featuring Peter Springer, Heather-Dawn Scott, Denis De Caires, Wayne Hinds & Corrie Scott. Available for viewing Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm. Tel (246) 432 0458

Artists Club monthly event at Lancaster Great House. Evening hosted by Kris Choy. Tuesday September 11th, from 6.30pm onward. As usual, contributions towards our Buffet & Bar are always welcome. Those who would like to renew their annual membership are welcomed to do so. Guests and non-members will have to pay a Bds$10.- contribution towards expenses. contact Mar Tina Pile for more details

Tides Art Gallery at The Tides Restaurant, Holetown, St James. 7 days a week. Group show of fine art and photography. tel: 262 6241m or 262 6238m

Barbados Arts Council Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown (246) 426 4385. Group Show. Also a large selection of lithographs and cards.

Bagnall's Point Gallery. , Pelican Craft Village (246) 228-5820.

Frank Collymore Hall & Grand Salle To be Announced

#17 Art Gallery Pavilion Court, Hastings , Church Church . Artist Corrie Scott's studio/gallery . Original fine art and photography, limited edition offset lithographic reproductions, prints and cards. From $5 up. Sale on website full of prints, art and photography. Tel (246) 424 3965 or 233 6078 , email: for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing). website

National Cultural Foundation to be announced

Zemicon Gallery ( closed August 3rd- Sept 5th ) THE CARMICHAEL ART PRIZES 2007, SPONSORED BY GREAT PACIFIC BANK LTD.1st CALL FOR WORKS. The Zemicon Gallery is pleased to invite submissions for the second awarding of the Carmichael Art Prizes, sponsored by Great Pacific Bank Ltd. The theme for the 2007 competition is “Food”. The works submitted must be paintings, not exceeding 36”x 48” (frame incl.), executed in 2007 and for sale (at a price consistent with the usual pricing of the artist’s work). Only one submission from each artist is accepted. If necessary (for reasons of space), the jurors will select the works for the final exhibition and competition. At the end of the exhibition, two prizes, each for BDS$ 1000, will be awarded. It should be noted, that the prizes are awards, and that the artwork remains the property of the artist, unless sold during the exhibition. The two prizes are:1) The public’s prize based on votes from visitors to the exhibition. And 2) The critic’s prize, based on the recommendation of three jurors. Artists are invited to submit works for consideration to the Zemicon Gallery in Hincks Street, Bridgetown (tel: 430 0054/432 0222) no later than November 23rd. The exhibition, during which visitors will be invited to cast a vote for their favorite piece, will open on December 2ndth. James Fort Building , Hincks Street, Bridgetown Email; tel: 430 0054 or 432 0222 opening hours: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 10-4 Wednesday: 10-2 .

Gang of 4 Gallery ,The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St. Andrew . tel 438 7883

On The Wall at Champers Restaurant, South Coast . On The Wall also has a gallery at Earthworks in St Thomas. Vanita Comissiong has just taken over The Gallery at Southsea at The Restaurant at at Southsea , St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church.

Fine Art Framing Limited Pelican Industrial Park, Bridgetown, Barbados - (246) 426-5325
Queen’s Park Gallery Bridgetown. Tel. #:427-2345(QPG) 424-0909 (NCF)

Constant Gallery Fine Art for floors and walls is a unique gallery offering sculpture, fine art and a diverse range of investment quality Persian carpets....situated on Hwy 4 between Bulkely Factory and the Essco roundabout. (By appointment only) , Christopher Robinson (246) 429 2654 and 232 7830. email:

Waterfront Café Bridgetown. Susan Walcott, owner of Waterfront Cafe featuring a group show featuring Heather-Dawn Scott, Virginia Trieloff, Ron Lucas, Margaret Rodriguez, Susan Alleyne-Forde, Corrie Scott, Darryl Kelly, John Stuart, Maggie Tainsch, Larrie Belgrave and Cheryl Lewis.

Gallery of Caribbean Art in Speighstown features Rebecca Ali. Second gallery at Hilton Hotel on South Coast.

Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination. Please contact 417-4776 or email or for more information.

Frangipani Art Gallery, Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter,

NAGC ( National Art Gallery Committee) 1. British artist Sonia Boyce returns to Barbados in August where she will work on a film production as part of the Bicentenary exhibitions and events in 2007 for the commemoration and celebration of the 1807 Bicentenary of the British Abolition of the Slave Trade. The project, a collaborative effort between the NAGC, the BMHS, and the Harewood House Trust in the UK. responds directly to the history of the Lascelles family association with Barbados starting in the 17th Century and Harewood House. The exhibition opens at Harewood House later this year and in Barbados in 2008. This project provides the opportunity to develop linkages between the NAGC, the BMHS and the Harewood House Trust for future collaborations and exchange of exhibitions, research and ideas. 2. Visual Arts Website design is complete. During August profiles and images received from 50 artists are being uploaded to the site. This free website services is available to all visual artists in Barbados. For more information on how to participate contact the NAGC Secretariat at 228-7523 3. CSME Guide to exporting for the visual arts – drafting is underway for completion by September 1st ; the Guide, a collaborative effort with the CSME Secretariat, will be available on the NAGC website and DVD.

Fine Art Portraits Gregory Wilkie

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