Wednesday, 18 March 2009

March 2009 Arts Happenings

March  2009 Arts Happenings
Corrie Scott     

All information correct at time of publishing. Please phone or email relevant galleries to confirm dates of events.


Barbados Arts Council  

1.Feb. 8th  - March 21st  Group Show .  

2. March 22nd – April 4thEverick Lynton solo show.

The Barbados Arts Council website

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


#17 Art Gallery 

Corrie Scott’s studio/gallery. Original fine art and photography, limited edition lithographs, prints and cards.   Tel (246) 424 3965 or 233 6078, email:    for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing).   website     

Caribbean whimsy, colour, beauty and the beast of change in Corrie’s new blog ‘Caribbean Serendipity’


The Gallery at Lancaster Great House,

 St James. The Galleries and Gardens at Lancaster Great House are now available for viewing Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 4pm and by appointment on all other days. Tel (246)  432 0458, 432 0019  or  2342494.   Please phone to confirm dates of shows.  Website   showing gallery schedule for 2008 – 2009

Newly opened the Gallery Shop features distinctive fine art and fine art photography, hand madequality crafts and curiosities.

1. Jerome Radigois, Martinique. Sculpture in the Garden. Until May 30th .  Some of his pieces may be viewed on

 If you are interested in this highly individual art form and would like to discuss portraiture or specifically created objects please contact Jerome Radigois direct (831-2466) or visit the Galleries at Lancaster Great House. Portraiture and specially commissioned works start from $750 US.

On the newly designed Great House Verandah is a selection of works created by him in coral stone and coral plaster together with coral plaster additions of some of the smaller garden sculpture pieces.

Sculpture Workshop at Lancaster Great House. Come & join French Sculptor from Martinique, Jerome Radigois to a 3 days sculpture workshop March 20th, 21st, 22nd, 2009 from 9.30am-4.30pmDuring this 3 days workshop you will learn: How to make the stand and structure for your sculpture. How to model a portrait with clay from a life-model, using your hands as only tools. How to cast a plaster-mould of your masterpiece. How to remove the mould from its support.  How to build the final sculpture. How to apply finishes.  Price Bds$ 650, includes refreshments, daily  lunch, material such as clay, plaster, pigments & metal for building structure and pigments.The workshop is limited to 15 participantsTo register   Contact:  Martina, Email:   


2. Saturday, March 21st – A talk by British artist Andrew Hewkin on his new acrylic workswhich will be displayed in the main Gallery from March 17th until Sunday, March 22nd.


3. ‘Colours of Hope’ highlighting the photography of Andre Williams has been extended to Saturday, March 14th and as from Tuesday, March 3rd, will include a selection of works by Dennis de Caires, Boscoe Holder, and Peter Springer.  To view a few of the pieces on show please click on             


Monday, March 30th – Gala Preview – Barbados Furniture 1680 – 2009. 

Paradise Lost – an exhibition highlighting the plight of Barbados’ architectural heritage has beenpostponed until December 29th, 2009.


Artist’s Club Meeting, ( to be announced) For more information please email  Mar Tina Pile at   


Holders Season 2009

March 14th – April 8th.  As ever arts patron Wendy Kidd is supporting the local arts while she presents the theatrical events during Holder’s SeasonThe Gallery of Caribbean Art will have their gallery shop with local art, including art from the islands. John Burgess will again grace the grounds and buildings with his whimsical iron and copper installations and light elements.Louise Porter with her fine art photography. Rebecca Ali will display her fine art photography, prints, cards and gifts.  Jerome Radigois, artist in residence at Lancaster Great House Gallerywill be displaying his sculpture and also be creating busts from live models and will be available for commissions. Bill Grace with his graceful installations.  Corrie Scotts art in the champagne tent.  More art and craft which will be announced as confirmed.

Holders Season March 14th to April 4th 2009.   Sat 14th  Comedy Olé’.  Mon 16th  Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Wed 18th   Bravissimo!  Fri 20th  The Classics Meet Jazz.  Sat 21st   The Sounds of AfricaWed 25th   A Tribute to Sinatra Night.  Thurs 26th  An evening with MarkTwainSat 28th   Café Holders. Tue 31st   Classical piano Recital. Sat 4th   Gala Night.  April 7th& 8th   Dancing Under the Stars

Full theatrical programme may be viewed on


Tides Art Gallery

The Tides Restaurant, Holetown, St James.  Vibrant gallery featuring local and Caribbean fine art and photography. Open 7 days a week, 9am - 11pm. Tel (246) 432 2084 or (246) 432 8356. email        website        


Zemicon Gallery

March 15th – opening reception of ‘Every Island Is Different, Every Island Is The Same’ 6pm-8pm . A collaboration between Caroline-bops-Sardine and Philip Nanton. Show ends March 31st

Zemicon Gallery(430-0054)   James Fort BuildingHincks StreetBridgetown Email    tel: 430 0054 or 432 0222 . Opening hours: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday:10am-4pm  Wednesday: 10am-2pm .


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

Frank Collymore Hall & Grand Salle

A monthly programme is produced of all events. To receive it by email or post please contactSharon Brewster at     or   

The National Art Gallery Committee 

Visit the NAGC website at   To peruse the ArtistNet database of Barbadian artists click 'Artists'. The database is a free NAGC service for all visual artists in Barbados. For information to join the NAGC ArtistNet database for Visual Artists call the NAGC Secretariat at 310-2700 or send an e-mail to

To view a few of the photographs from the NAGC Black Diaspora Visual Art Barbados held in February please go to


National Cultural Foundation  ( see Queen’s Park Gallery also)

 Queen’s Park Gallery

Opening reception of an ‘Exhibition of Recent Paintings’ by Heidi Berger on Sunday March 8th,6.30pm. Show continues to March 28th.

Queen’s Park Gallery is in Queen’s Park on Constitution Road. Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm Monday to Saturday. Call: Queens Park Gallery - 427-2345

Barbados Museum and Historical Society  St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael BB14038


On The Wall Galleries  

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.  On The Wall  Art Gallery featuring Martin Superville # 10 Chattel Village Holetown St James

 (246)422 0401 or 234 9145   Website


Gang of 4 Gallery ,

The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St. Andrew . tel 438 7883.  


Barbados Community College  

There are workshops, lectures and events. For more information please    or Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262 or 5259


Gallery of Caribbean Art  

March 3rd - April 3rd 2009 features Suzy Voltzenlogel and Larry Catanzaro.  Suzy Volzenlogelarrived in Barbados in 2004 with a broad and colourful painting style which contained more than a suggestion of the influence of Gauguin. The paintings of Larry Catanzaro are vibrant, textual works that characterize forces of Gods and spirits in our most primitive, blameless and innocent enviroments.

Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown St. PeterBarbados Tel: (246) 419-0858. Opening hours  Monday - Friday 9.30am to 430pm. Saturday  9.30am to 2pm.


Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination 

Encompassing all the arts with theatre, film, dance, fine art, fine art photography, the written word, workshops and much more.



 The Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) in collaboration with Legacy Barbados Inc. is organising a series of creativity workshops, Creative Barbados 2009March 15-21, 2009, in partnership with Legacy Barbados Inc., the Ministry of Culture and Community Development, and National Cultural Foundation (NCF).  


The Workshop targets the following groups of participants:

“Building a National Creative Environment in Barbados”, CEOs Breakfast Forum (Senior Executive of Private and Public Sectors of Barbados), Monday, March 16th9:00 a.m.,

“Strategies for Creativity and Innovation”, Business Community (Senior Government Officials, BTA, BTI, BCC, UWI, BIDC, NCF; SBA, TVET Council, Invest Barbados, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Family, Youth and Sports); Tuesday, March 17th, 9:00 a.m.,

“Re-tooling the Creative Sector to Stimulate Creativity and Innovation”, the Creative Sector (Artists, Artists Management), Wednesday, March 18th9:00 a.m.,

“Stimulating the Creative Imagination in Schools and Communities”  Principals, Community Leaders, Youth Leaders, Thursday, March 19th9:00 a.m.,

“Creativity and Innovation in the Management of Barbados’ Creative Sector: Building Cultural Industries”, National Cultural Foundation, Cultural Officers, Friday, March 20th9:00 a.m.,

Living and Working in a World of Creativity.” Barbados Youth Leaders, Youth Ambassadors, Saturday, March 21st9:00 a.m.


Consultant K. Brian Dorval, will be the lead presenter for the workshops.  Brian is the President & CEO of Think First Serve, Inc. Brian’s company specializes in using creative-thinking, imagery and problem-solving methods to enhance performance. He has over 20 years experience helping individuals, teams and organizations significantly improve both personal and business results.



The Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) in collaboration with Legacy Barbados Inc. is organising the Second Annual Regional Workshop on Heritage Tourism, March 30-31, 2009, in partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Ministry of Tourism, Barbados Tourism Investments (BTI) and Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA). We anticipate approximately 100 persons from Barbados and the CARIFORUM member states will attend the meeting. During the workshop, Dr. Michael Scantlebury of the Rosen School of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida will present the findings from last year’s conference in a paper entitled, “Challenges of and Opportunities for Heritage Tourism in the CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean As this year’s conference focuses on community tourism, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation will make a presentation on “Best practices in Community Tourism in the Region” and the experiences of a global award-winning Community Tourism entrepreneur, Ms Diana McIntyre-Pyke, will be shared during her presentation on “Country StyleJamaica”.


Cave Hill Campus. For more information  Tel: 417-4776 or email:  


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:    


Constant Gallery Fine Art  

 Sculpture and fine art (by appointment only), Christopher Robinson (246) 429 2654 and 232 7830. email:             


Waterfront Café Gallery, Group Show. Waterfront Cafe Restaurant, Bridgetown  


Frangipani Art Gallery, Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter phone (246) 422 5026


Bagnall’s Point Gallery   Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown


A Gallery, Royal Westmoreland, St James.


Calling All Artists !  *April 2009*

Exhibit at the Oistins Fish Festival  2009 With ‘The Festival Art Gallery’. Grasp This Opportunity To Display And Sell Your Original Art In A Safe Structured  Environment. ‘The Festival Art Gallery’ aims to create a greater awareness of the quality and variety of original art that is produced byBarbadian Artists.The Modest Price of $50.00 BDS  Entitles You To Exhibit A Maximum Of Two Original Pieces. The ‘Festival Art Gallery’ seeks  to bring a variety of affordable original artwork to the people attending  the Oistins Fish Festival. The Oistins Fish Festival, Saturday 11th to Monday 13th April 2009 . ‘Featuring Wine And Cheese Opening On Sunday April 12th’ For Registration Forms Please Contact  Kathy Yearwood  Telephone 4285299 / 2657102,  Arlette St.Hill   Telephone 4368547


Fine Art Framing Limited   Pelican Industrial ParkBridgetownBarbados - (246) 426-5325


Fast Frame Factory, Dayrell’s Road, St Michael  (246) 426 9994


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