Monday, 1 October 2007

October Arts Happenings

October 2007 Arts Happenings
by Corrie Scott

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

Lancaster Great House Artists Club Tina Puckerin will be the host. She invites you to "Happy go lucky", an evening of performing Art and Drama. She plans among others, to take you behind the curtains and explore with you what actors do to become good actors! So dress comfortably for an evening of fun. As usual, your contribution towards the "Buffet & Bar " is very appreciated. Guests and non-members will have to pay to Rosie Hartmann, our treasurer, a $10.- fee which will go towards the club's expences. 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 email;

Barbados Arts Council Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown (246) 426 4385. ‘Cropover’ 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 "Mud and Flowers" for Winston Kellman. Opening on Sunday the 14th - paintings and drawings. Talk with the artist on the 21st from 4-6pm. 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 1. at Champers Restaurant, South Coast . 2. On The Wall at Earthworks in St Thomas. 3. The Gallery at Southsea, The Restaurant at Southsea , St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church.

Fine Art Framing Limited Pelican Industrial Park, Bridgetown, Barbados - (246) 426-5325

Queen’s Park Gallery Bridgetown. Recent work by Gail Pounder-Speede from Oct. 21st (Opening at 6.30pm) until Nov. 17th. Gallery opening hours Mon. -Sat. 10am to 6pm. 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 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 Oct.6th Saturday 5-7 PM Private Champagne Reception . ‘Bajan Roots’ by Desmar Walkes. Show ends Nov 23rd. Second gallery at Hilton Hotel on South Coast with Group Show.

Atlantis Hotel, St Joseph The walls of the historic Atlantis Hotel, in St Joseph, are bursting with colourful watercolours by Margaret Rodriguez and nostalgic acrylics and prints by Christine Taylor. For more information tel: Margaret Rodriguez at 432 3987 or 432 0060 or The Atlantis Hotel at 433 9445 or Christine Taylor at 423 3646 or 231 5055

Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination. The Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination is exploring the option of offering a number of exciting classes for your benefit but first we want to hear from you!!! If you are interested in any of the topics mentioned below, just drop us an email with the name of the course you would like to get involved in. Once we have heard from you, we will attempt to get that session up and running, but this will be based on the total number of interested persons. These classes are proposed to run for 8-10 weeks on average. They will also be designed for you to learn something new, expand your current skills, show-off your talent and creativity, but most importantly, for you to have some FUN!!!Proposed Programming: Screenwriting - From the idea to the first draft. Drawing & Painting – The many shades & forms of you. Belly Dance – Time to make those tummies & hips move!!!! Pre-production - The value of careful planning. Sculpture – Mold & shape your creative side. Creative Writing – From poetry to playwriting… bring out the storyteller in you!!! Latin American Dance – Salsa anyone??? Interior Design – Learn to make your home look brand new!!! Pilates Sculpting – Body conditioning aimed at strengthening the core muscles and toning for a longer, leaner look. Or if you have your own list of suggested classes that you would like to become involved in, please let use know…It’s all up to YOU!!! Please contact 417-4776 or email or for more information.

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

NAGC 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

Gregory Wilkie

Art Cards Fund Raiser for Children. Christmas is around the corner once again.... If you have not yet made arrangements to buy your Christmas cards please Help Save Our Babies …… support the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the QEH. Cards may be viewed at ; , or go to and then click on 'Xmas Cards Save The Babies'. Last year, through the funds raised from the sale of our cards, prints and diaries, along with many generous donations from local businesses, friends and acquaintances, we were able to purchase 3 new infusion pumps and various parts to repair equipment in the NICU. We are introducing 5 new card designs this year:“Mother and Child”, “Sea Grapes”, “Bajan Blues”(Prints from original watercolours by Margaret Rodriguez) “Dukes Bridge in December” and “Christmas Reds” Our note cards are left blank inside so you can write your personalized holiday message. We can supply quotations for overprinting your company logo and holiday message. Until Christmas, or while stocks last, our NEW card designs are available at the special price of $28+ VAT/doz or $225.00 + VAT/ 100 All other designs are $36.00+VAT/doz or $300+VAT/100 Delivery by courier $10.00 To order note cards, email us at or call us at 432 3987.

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