Tuesday, 2 September 2008

September arts happenings

September 2008 Arts Happenings

compiled by Corrie Scott

The Gallery at Lancaster Great House, St James. The Galleries and gardens at Lancaster Great House are now available for viewing from Monday to Friday between 10 am till 4pm Monday to Friday and weekends by prior arrangement (tel 4320458/ 2342494) Please phone to confirm dates of shows. Website http://www.lancastergreathousegallery.com/ showing gallery schedule for 2008 – 2009

1. 'Exposure' Fine Art Photography . Featuring the work of Louise Porter, Dan Christalga, Bob Kiss, Andrea De Silva, Adrian Richards, Anton Best, Rebecca Ali and Corrie Scott. Show ends October 18th. An online catalogue of some of the pieces on show may be seen at : http://picasaweb.google.com/corriescott/ExposureFineArtPhotography

2. Artist’s Club Meeting will take place at Lancaster on Tuesday September 9th, 6.30pm. Please note that your contribution towards our 'Buffet n' Bar' is always appreciated. For more information please email Mar Tina Pile at pilezahles@hotmail.com

#17 Art Gallery Artist Corrie Scott's studio/gallery. Original fine art and photography, limited edition lithographs, prints and cards. From $15 up. Pavilion Court, Hastings, Church Church. Tel (246) 424 3965 or 233 6078, email: corriescott46@hotmail.com for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing). website http://www.corriescott.net/

Tides Art Gallery at The Tides Restaurant, Holetown, St James. Tides Art Gallery will be closed from Sept 1st – Sept 16th for refurbishment. On show at the Tides Art Gallery is a collection of exciting, new work by Trinidad based artist Sarah Beckett. The collection, entitled “Rhapsody in Red” is a series of eight pastel drawings and two poems that reflect Beckett’s intense connection to musical inspiration, both visual and emotional. August 8th – October 31 2008. Plus a vibrant group show of local fine art and photography also from Trinidad, Canouan and St Lucia. Open 7 days a week, 9am - 11pm. Tel (246) 432 2084 or (246) 432 8356. email mailto:thetidesrest@sunbeach.net website http://www.tidesartgallery.com/

Zemicon Gallery James Fort Building, Hincks Street, Bridgetown Email zemicon@caribsurf.com tel: 430 0054 or 432 0222 opening hours: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 10-4 Wednesday: 10-2 .

Barbados Arts Council Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown. Group Show. Also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs and cards. From $15Bds up. (246) 426 4385.

Italia Coffee House, opposite First Caribbean National Bank, Sunset Crest. Mini gallery with local artwork.

Frank Collymore Hall & Grand Salle The Frank Collymore Hall Facilities will be closedfor its annual maintenance programme during the month of September 2008. For more information please contact Sharon Brewster at SMBrewster@centralbank.org.bb

National Cultural Foundation ( see Queen’s Park Gallery)

Queen’s Park Gallery ‘Inside the Box’. Ingrid Persaud, Denyse Maynard-Greenidge, Wayne Hinds, Nick Whittle, Natalie Atkins, Arlette St Hill, Ras ishi Butcher, William Cummins, Martina Pile, Ras Akyem Ramsay, Norma Joyce Daniel, Bill Grace, Hartley Marshall-Alleyne. Curator Janice Whittle. Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm Monday to Saturday. Call: Queens Park Gallery - 427-2345,

Barbados Museum and Historical Society & The National Art Gallery CommitteeCrop Over’ Exhibition extended through September 15, 2008. Crop Over is a multi-screened video and sound work by British artist Sonia Boyce, which premiered at Harewood House in Leeds, England. The video installation features two large screens, and is accompanied by photographs taken by Barbadian artist William Cummins. Check the NAGC website at http://www.nagc.bb/ more information on this very exciting exhibition. The Council of the BMHS announces a 75th anniversary gift to the nation - all Barbadians will be given free entry to the Museum upon presentation of ID! This new policy takes effect from June 23, 2008 and continues indefinitely. St. Ann's Garrison, St. Michael BB14038

The National Art Gallery Committee has just released their new site http://www.nage.bb/ now in the public domain and live to the world. Artist’s who have not signed up may do so now. It is free, The website for the National Art Gallery Committee is now live. You are invited to view the site at http://www.nagc.bb/ The NAGC site includes the ArtistNet database with profiles and images from Barbadian artists. To view click 'Artists' . Artists who wish to be included in the ArtistNet must complete the NAGC artist's profile. The completed profile and a CD of 5 images with matching descriptors should be submitted to the National Art Gallery Committee. The profile form and instructions can be downloaded from the website. Forms can also be requested by e-mail at nagc1998@yahoo.com or sebain@live.com or collected at the NAGC Secretariat, Ministry of Community Development and Culture, Bay House, Bay Street , St. Michael. The database is a free NAGC service.

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

On The Wall 1. Gallery at Champers Restaurant, South Coast. 2. Gallery at Earthworks in St Thomas. 3. The Gallery at Southsea, The Restaurant at Southsea, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church. 4. Beth & Tracie Boutique, No 2 Chattel Village, Sunset Crest, Holetown, St James, (246)422 0401 Website http://www.onthewallartgallery.com/

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

Barbados Community College For more information please contact: halleyne@bcc.edu.bb or Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262 or 5259

Gallery of Caribbean Art Group Show 1. Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown St. Peter, Barbados Tel: (246) 419-0858. 2. Group Show also at Second gallery at: Hilton Barbados, Needham's Point, St. Michael, Barbados Tel: (246) 434-5765

Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination The University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus. For more information Call: 417-4776 or Email: ebbci@uwichill.edu.bbemail cspringer@uwichill.edu.bb or dsquires@uwichill.edu.bb Gallery opening hours are 11am to 7pm.

Chelsea Fine Arts Collection Tuesdays at 6:30pm at Treasure Beach Hotel at the General Manager’s cocktail reception. Curated by Terry Scott Clarke. For further details and enquiries Tel: (246) 417 5757 Mobile: (246) 239 2693 Email: villasource@aol.com

Constant Gallery Fine Art is a unique gallery offering sculpture, fine art and Persian carpets (by appointment only), Christopher Robinson (246) 429 2654 and 232 7830. email: tradersrealty@caribsurf.com

Waterfront Café Gallery, Waterfront Cafe Restaurant, Bridgetown Group Show

Frangipani Art Gallery, Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter phone (246) 422 5026 http://www.frangipani-art.com/

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

A Gallery, Royal Westmoreland. 9am – 6pm.Tel 246 262 6238 email c.forter.cheeatow@caribsurf.com

Van Art , Chattel House Village, Sunset Crest

2009 Barbados Pictorial Collection Nock Associates Ltd, great supporter of the arts who have been creating their art stationary using local artists and photographers have begun their corporate sales for the 2009 Barbados Pictorial Collection, featuring images of Barbados by Sue Holder. This useful, Bajan, premium stationary collection of diaries, desk calendars, monthly pocket planners, wall calendars and desk pads make them ideal gifts at Christmas. See the website for Sue Holders images http://www.nockassociates.com/ for more information about the 2009 Barbados Pictorial Collection or contact Margaret Rodriguez at 246 432 3987 or diary@hfcb.net

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