February 2010 ARTS HAPPENINGS
compiled by Corrie
All information correct at time of publishing. Please phone or email relevant galleries to confirm dates of events as they may be subject to change.
NEW ISSUE of Online Monthly
Arts Magazine full of news, receptions, galleries and artists work. With direct access to websites and email links. To view Issue please click on http://issuu.com/corriescott/docs/february_2011_arts_event_magazine Barbados
Scott’s studio/gallery. Original fine art and photography, limited edition lithographs, prints and cards. Tel (246) 424 3965, email: email@example.com for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing). Website www.corriescott.net Blog “Caribbean Serendipity” http://caribbeanserendipity.blogspot.com/ HEATHER-DAWN SCOTT COLLECTION
Have a look at album to see this well loved artist’s work . New pieces.
ARTS COUNCIL BARBADOS
Group Show. Fine art and also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs, and cards.
Gallery Schedule 2011
January 24th - February 26th Group Show
February 27th - March 19th Spring Group Show
March 20th- April 9th Bajan Vibes
April 10th - May 14th Watercolour Group show
May 15th- June 11th Group Show
July 12th- August 13th Crop Over Group Show
August 14th - September 3rd Group Show
September 4th - September 17th Available
September 18th-October 8th Little Gems Group Show
October 9th- November 5th Group Show
November 6th- December 10th Independence Group Show
January 14th, 2012 Christmas Group Show
BAC Gallery, Pelican Craft Centre,
Bridgetown (246) 426 4385 TIDES ART GALLERY
Local and Caribbean fine art and fine art photography. The Tides Restaurant, Holetown, St
James.. Open 7 days a week, - 4pm. Tel (246) 432 2084 or (246) 432 8356. email firstname.lastname@example.org website www.tidesartgallery.com
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
Original paintings and gift items.
at Champers Restaurant. Wall Art Gallery
at Earthworks in Wall Art Gallery . St Thomas
Tel 234 9145 NEW and UPDATED website www.onthewallartgallery.com
ITALIA COFFEE HOUSE
Mini gallery with local prints and the artwork of Corrie
Scott, and Margaret Rodriguez (plus the coffee shop has free wi fi ). Lithographs and giclees from $20Bds up Fred Odle
opposite First Caribbean National Bank, Sunset Crest.
FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
At the Holetown Festival Feb 18th,19th, 20th.
An idea whose time has come
. Bringing Kathy Yearwood Art To The People
www.festivalartgallery.com ( site is a work in progress)
NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION
(see Queen’s Park Gallery and also Frank Collymore Hall & Grand Salle below)
The popular Writers’ Clinic offers, free-of-cost writing advice, critique, and general guidance re the business of writing. The clinic is open to Writers of all ages and at all stages.
Sessions are facilitated by writer
and meet at The St Nailah Folami Imoja (usually form 1A1) between and the second and third Saturdays of each month. Michael School
QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
Feb 13th – Mar 6th Group Show:
Photographic Society exhibition ‘People Places and Things’ opening reception, Sunday, Feb13th, . It is an exhibition of about 30 photographs by members of the Barbados Photo Society. The exhibition varies in style and subject matter with work by well-known as well as emerging photographers, so prices and sizes will vary. Barbados
The locations are local as well as such exotic places as
. In this exhibition you will have everything: architecture, flowers,people, abstracts, colour and black and white. Several of the photographers have won local and international awards. Morocco
The exhibition closes on March 6th. The Gallery opening hours will return to Monday to Saturday.On Mondays and Saturdays, only one Attendant works so we must close for lunch. If you intend to visit the Gallery on those days, please call first. Lunch is generally , but may vary according to how busy the Gallery is.
427-2345 NCF tel.# 424-0909
Queen’s Park Gallery is in Queen’s Park on
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday. Tel -
‘Palette Knife’ Exhibition of Fielding Babb. Opening reception Sat, Feb 12th, .
Exhibition ends March 5th
Artist Talk Feb 26th,
‘An All Female Cast’ Exhibition continues to February 5th Gallery open 10am-6pm Curator Juliana Inniss tel 271 2839 or 231 0335 The Crane Village, The Crane, St Philip Sun to Sat 10 am to 6pm. The
, The Crane, Crane Village St . Philip
Telephone 271 2839. email@example.com
PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY BARBADOS
Feb 13th – Mar 6th Group Show:
Photographic Society exhibition ‘People Places and Things’ opening reception, Sunday, Feb13th, . Exhibition ends March 6th. It is an exhibition of about 30 photographs by members of the Barbados Photo Society. Barbados
The BPS has among its aims & objectives: the fostering of the art and craft of photography and the encouragement of the appreciation and enjoyment of photography.
A wide variety of activities are currently offered and nurtured: local & overseas field trips; Open Walls; Workshops conducted by members and experts; Exhibitions; Assignments and Competitions; Facebook communications/dialogues/postings and social get togethers. The BPS also conducts Workshops for young children in it’s Schools programs. Membership Cards are issued and attract discounts at participating businesses providing photographic services.
THE MAIN GUARD
ART CLASSES. Every Thursday from Barbadian artist Fielding Babb and BARP invites people to join Fielding at The Main Guard ( building with clock tower) Verandah, The Garrison for an opportunity to get creative juices flowing. People need to bring an hb pencil, a 3B pencil and a sketch pad and participate in what will be and enjoyable, enlightening and creative experience. To confirm this and for more information please contact BARP or Fielding Babb firstname.lastname@example.org
ERROL BARROW CENTRE FOR CREATIVE IMAGINATION
‘HERITAGE CHRONICLES’ a solo photographic exhibition by
. Opening reception February 6th, Exhibition continues until Feb 27th Rasheed Boodhoo
Encompassing all the arts with theatre, film, dance, fine art, fine art photography, the written word, workshops and much more. For further information, contact
De Carla Applewhaite at 417-4776 or email her at email@example.com Tel. (246) 417- 4776 Fax (246) 417-8903
THE BRIDGETOWN GALLERY
exhibition ‘Image Projection’ Oliver Benoit
Opening reception February 20th, .
Exhibition ends March 11th
You Tube video of the artists from January show ‘The Line’ at Bridgetown Gallery http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brfw0td0tKo
10am to 4pm. or by appointment.
Tel 430 0054, 826 4875 and 249 1750.
firstname.lastname@example.org Bridgetown 246 430 0054
CRAFTS at BIDC
Pelican Craft Centre,
Princess Alice Highway, . For more information call St. Michael 427-5350
FRANK COLLYMORE HALL AND GRAND SALLE
A monthly programme is produced of all lectures, music and theatre events . To receive it by email or post please email
(Mrs.)Secretary,Frank Collymore Hall Dale A. Christie-Bourne
Ext 6639 Direct Line: 227-8371 Fax1-246-228-2703
Email: DAChristie-Bourne@centralbank.org.bb ,
WEST WING GALLERY AT PARLIAMENT
(hoping there will be an exhibition there soon)
Caribbean Woman; Paintings’ exhibition of . Opening reception Sunday Jan 30th, Show runs until Feb. 17th. Heidi Berger
Northern Business Centre,
Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados
(246) 419-0858 AT THE OLD PHARMACY GALLERY, ISLAND ART GALLERY
‘Conceptual Group Show’ . Opening reception Thursday 10th,
The gallery will be open from Tuesday to Friday from to . On Saturdays from 10.30am to
Contact Number: 268 6850. curator
email@example.com MarTina Pile
SCULPTURE TERRACE & STAR BAR MOVIE NIGHTS
For revised February schedule of screenings
Tel 234 2494 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or iticksetsbarbados.com or telephone Sher on 826 2266
A candle lit table for two including a complimentary bottle of wine are available at $150 Bds for Movie Nights. Picnics are welcome and please contact us on 234 2494 for further information regarding the Season
BOOKING Please contact iticksetsbarbados.com or telephone Sher on 826 2266
There are substantial discounts available for Season tickets for all movies.
BELVEDERE CONSULTANTS LTD. T
(246) 432 0458 C (246) 234 2494
THE GALLERIES AT
GREAT HOUSE LANCASTER
The gallery is showing a wide selection of watercolours, photographs and Oil paintings together with an interesting selection of Antique furniture throughout the summer season
Viewing strictly by appointment tel 423 0458
The Winter Season of Exhibitions and events will be announced shortly
For any further information please contact email@example.com or telephone
432-0458 and 234 2494. Website www.lancastergreathousegallery.com AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY BARBADOS MUSEUM
An exhibition of art from the
and H. Richard Sonis Collection will be on display at the Nancy S. K. Sonis from January 10 to February 27. This exhibition, entitled “Homecoming”, is curated by Barbados Museum to display work from this significant collection, which was recently donated to the Museum. Allison Callender
Monday to Saturday, . to and Sundays . St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael , Tel:
1-246-427-0201/ 1-246-436-1956 Fax: 1-246-429-5946 email firstname.lastname@example.org CENTRE LLOYD ERSKINE SANDIFORD
‘BLACK HISTORY MONTH – FREEDOM LINKS’ Opening Ceremony on Fri, Feb 4th,
Several of the foremost artists in
will be exhibiting award winning pieces, some from the National Collection, some from private residences and some of which are not for sale. Confirmed artists are: Ras Akyem Ramsay, Ras Ishi Butcher (showing his internationally-renowned 8ft. x 5ft. piece (Trans-Atlantic Crossing), Arlette St.Hill, Ann Rudder, Ras Ilix Heartman, Alison Chapman-Andrews, Heidi Berger, Sylvester Ade Clarke, Rasheeed Boodhoo, Martina Pilé, Ireka Jelani, Dawnay St.John, Edmund Gill, Multiple, International and Lifetime Achievement Awardee, Joyce Daniel and Hartley Alleyne. Barbados
As part of the Opening Ceremony.Prof. Alvin Thompson is to present his latest book, *Confronting Slavery – Breaking through the Corridors of Silence.
Monday, February 28th, 2011.
Barbados Conference Services Limited (BCSL), which manages the LESC, has launched an initiative “Meet Fantastic
Art at LESC”, which will commence on Thursday, July 1 2010 and run until June 30 2011. Interested persons may contact:
Peter Layne, Senior Manager, Operations at
(246) 467 8252 email@example.com
Monday to Friday
Once contact is made, the artist will be advised on the months which are available.
‘Treasures From Another
Island’ at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre.
Cuban curator Marilyn Sampera Rosado selected 52 works of eight well known Cuban painters and sculptors whose works come from a wide variety of genres, styles and schools, by artists spanning various generations to mount them in this premier exhibition.
Mon – Sat
246 620 5463 BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
There are theatre happenings, workshops, lectures and events. For more information please contact: Shaunelle Durham firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:
426-2858, ext.5262 or 5259
COMMITTEE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
Visit www.nagc.bb - website for the
Committee in National Art Gallery for NEWS on current happenings. The site includes ArtistNet, the database of Barbadian visual artists; a click on ‘Artists’ will take you there. Visual artists are invited to post their profile and images on ArtistNet. Barbados
Artists already on ArtistNet are reminded to send in their profile updates and new images. ArtistNet is a FREE NAGC service for artists.
For further information contact the NAGC at
+1 (246) 310 2700 or e-mail email@example.com ART CLASSES IN BARBADOS ART CLASSES HEIDI BERGER
“I offer half day sessions at my studio on Wednesdays and Saturdays. It is an introduction to, or review of, the elements of composition design and experimentation with various watermedia techniques and collage. I will work with you where you’re at, helping you to find your own direction.”
Wednesday morning -
Where: my studio...phone for address (246-427-8023)
Cost: $50 per morning, pay as you go
SUMI-E CLASSES WITH LEANDRO SOTO IN CLOUD’S NEST ART
“Hello Art Lovers! People are asking me about when I will open a course in Sumi-e art in my studio. Mondays from 7:00-9:00PM at Clouds Nest Art Studio, St.George, Gun Hill.
Phone 429 0496. Call me at 429 0496 Best Regard to all,”Leandro
PLEIN AIR WATERMEDIA WORKSHOP I February 2011
Once again join Canadian artist Ariel Lyons on location in Barbados, to explore buildings, water and tropical foliage in watercolours or acrylics. Some painting skills are required. Ariel’s workshops are very popular and spaces are limited, so reserve your place early! February 17, 18, 19, 2011.
Thursday Feb 17, 2011: Speightstown — chattel house/ buildings of old town, working with two point perspective.
Friday Feb 18, 2011: Bathsheba— panoramic view or creating movement from the study of moving water working with contour line, pattern, pastel resist and yupo paper.
Saturday Feb 19 2011: A botanical garden— Tropical foliage: Making a variety of greens and creating a pattern working from plein air study.
Materials A supply list is available. Cost: $250 per day or $650 for all three days (entrance fees and picnic lunches included).
TO REGISTER: Contact Heidi Berger at 427-8023 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ariel Lyons, CSPWC, Canadian artist and teacher has been conducting art workshops for more than thirty years and has led many art travel tours to Europe. Her work is represented in numerous international exhibitions. Check out her website at www.ariellyons.ca.
WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASSES with JOAN BORYTA
BEGINS JANUARY 17 EVERY MONDAY MORNING 10am – 1pm
BEGINS FEBRUARY 12 EVERY SATURDAY MORNING 10am-pm
Watercolour, simple , soft, pristine. Learn how with a hands on experience. Any level, even a beginner is welcome. You will take home your own masterpiece from each class. Materials are needed ( some can be purchased from Joan): Tube paints, palette box, soft pencil, soft eraser, brushes: 1”flatwash brush, #8 round, #6 round, #4 round, thin rigger or script brush, tissues or paper towels, water container ( palstic), razor blade, masking tape, small board to paint on ( approx 12” by 16”). Good paper is important, so consider no less than #140 cold press Arches/Winsor Newton/or similar.
Call with questions and to reserve your space 436 8803 or email email@example.com
MARK MAYNARD ART CLASSES ON SATURDAYS. All Year Through. Re opens Saturday January 9th. Under the tutelage of Mark Maynard. Tel - 828-7869/432-0762
TONYA WILES PRIVATE ART LESSONS in her studio at 4 Lancaster Estate, St.James. For more information or for a private consultation about YOUR creative challenge.Tonya 234 7766 firstname.lastname@example.org
Manipura Inc. provides a unique Caribbean experience through imagery and discussion on Caribbean society. The company manages two artistic brands - Annalee Davis, a contemporary body of work that looks at universal issues through a Caribbean lens and Manipura, a commercial line that celebrates the beauty of the Caribbean. The range of products offered includes paintings, limited edition prints, home decor, installations, objects and several more.
HOLDERS SEASON 2011
19th March - 2nd April
An unique experience at one of the world’s most attractive ‘boutique’ festivals - eight exquisite and varied events in The Little Theatre, Holders. All of the variety associated with Wendy Kidd’s renowned Season of performance in the grounds of Holders House - jazz, blues and classical music, theatre and comedy to die for...Once again there would be something for everybody at the Holders Season, all of which will resound throughout the unbelievably beautiful and atmospheric grounds of Holders House. If you haven’t been before, give it a go. You will not regret it! Stewart Collins Executive Director
March 19th to April 2nd 2011
Sat 19th Mar String Fever & Blake
Mon 21st Mar Comedy Night - Ranier Hersch
Wed 23rd Mar An Audience with Jim Dale
Fri 25th Mar ART. - A play by Yasmine Reza
Sat 26th Mar The African Music Night
Mon 28th Mar Craig Ogden and Escala
Wed 30th Mar Comedy Night 2 - Ruby Wax: Losing it
Sat 2nd Apr TBC. Details to follow shortly
(Programme subject to change)
RAFZA NEHAUL STUDIO/GALLERY
Three dimensional artist Rafza Nehaul invites you to join her on any Tuesday between 10am-3pm (or by appointment). Rafza is a multi media and mixed media artist who works with organic materials and is environmentally sensitive. The studio/gallery, 6, Brighton Beach. Open Day Tuesday or Tel 421 8188 or email email@example.com for viewing
SARAH’S ART SALON
Sarah’s Chelsea Dinners, resume on 3 Saturday nights a month. Most of the art on the walls is for sale, although most people are more engaged in the lively social life at these events. This will soon include occasional readings, performance art, salons, and happenings, courtesy of certain literary suspects, some of the more antic patrons, and Sarah herself. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
OPEN AIR FILM SCREENING UNDER THE STARS AT OCEAN SPRAY
Please contact directly for October films to be shown.
Ocean Spray, Inch Marlow Christ Church Tel: 428-5426 www.oceansprayapartments.com
GANG OF 4
The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St. Andrew . tel 438 7883.
CONSTANT GALLERY OF FINE ART
Sculpture and fine art (by appointment only), Christopher Robinson (246) 429 2654 and 232 7830. email: email@example.com
FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY,
Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter. phone (246) 422 5026 firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal Westmoreland, St James
The Art Splash Centre, Hastings, Christ Church (Pink building opposite the Board Walk
(246) 228 0776 email@example.com , Hastings, Ch Ch
ArtBeat services include:-Archival digital printing on paper & canvas for sizes over 8.5” x 11”. We can print on media up to 24” wide. -Stretching and matting -Copying of artwork for giclee printing -Sale of art from our gallery -Digital photography workshops. Tel 231 3002.
FINE ART FRAMING LTD,
Pelican Industrial Park, Bridgetown, Barbados - (246) 426-5325
FAST FRAME FACTORY,
Dayrell’s Road, St Michael (246) 426 9994 firstname.lastname@example.org
AA FRAMING & DECORATION.
#4, 1st Avenue Belleville, St. Michael,
Tel: (1-246)-435-0513 Fax: (1-246)-426-6004 | E-mail: email@example.com
At the Best of Barbados Head Office, Welches Plantation, H’way 2A, opposite Automotive Art. Lovely setting, easy parking, good prices and a large selection of frames and matt boards. We also repair paintings, stretch canvas and laminate. Open 8am- 3.30pm weekdays. Call Patrick or Elvina 421-6900 ext 29
THE ART DEN
Art Supplies. Stretched canvases ranging from 14”x10” to 30”x24”; acrylic paint, tear off palettes, painting boards, sketch books & sketchpads, portfolios, matboard, black & white only & presentation boards in two sizes.
BAC (Barbados Arts Council) members will receive between 10% off art supplies on presentation on their membership card.
Art Den # 437 1019, ask for Marcia, Sandra or Elsa, email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ART HUB
Canvases, paints, brushes, stretchers, bars, mediums.
Sumi supplies: Rice paper 8 by 20 Hosho, Unryu 24 by 36, Variety bamboo brushes, sumi ink.
Watercolour paper, charcoal paper, pastel paper, various drawing media, willow charcoal, graphite compressed woodless (2B,4B,6B,8B) watersoluble, India ink, fixative, textile paint, dyes, fabric markers, silk lino, block printing ink, cutters, brayers, plus more
Art supplies. BAC (Barbados Arts Council) members will receive between 5% - 10% off most art supplies on presentation on their membership card. tel: 432 2328 mobile: 266 5016
163 Amaryllis Row, Cordia Avenue, Sunset Crest, St James
BAJAN REPORTER supporter of the arts in Barbados
Wonderful Website www.bajanreporter.com Also has a blog imparting opinions and uncovering Barbadian and Caribbean Arts and News. Bajan Reporter who has been a wonderful patron to the arts in Barbados by giving all art forms exposure in his news and so helping our culture get out there.
For emceeing Calypso Tents, voice-over Crop Over spots, freelance Tent reviews, marketing strategies, etc. You can reach Ian at either his Mobile (246) 266-1866 or BB PIN: 24ABD995
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On The Wall Art Gallery www.onthewallartgallery.com ( this site has been totally revamped and updated)
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Corrie Scott www.corriescott.net
Want to have your own website but don’t have the time or the inclination to build a website yourself but would like to have a presence on the web to look professional? And be able to sell your work via your website? And be able to have your own domain name? Specialising in artists and homes and creative sources Corrie Scott will build you a website designed specially for you and your business. As an artist and with financial means usually very low for these kinds of ventures, and knowing how important it is to have a presence in the world wide web for clients and friends to be able to see your latest work, Corrie has special prices for creative people. Some sites cost in the thousands to build but you can have one built for a few hundred. Why not have a look at a few built recently to get an idea of what you too can have: Click on http://corriescott.net/page24.htm
Wynslo Philips Will be conducting classes in web page design, for those who wish to create their own web pages or maintain or update their existing ones. The address for this information is – www.islandart57.com.bb/gallery21.htm