Saturday, 5 March 2011

March 2011 Arts Happenings


MARCH 2011 ARTS HAPPENINGS
compiled by 
Corrie Scott

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. For easy reference new events, receptions etc. are highlighted. Highlights in green are for future months.


Arts Events Updated throughout the month on Facebook Arts Events pages https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=141775599207550&index=1


MONTHLY ARTS EVENTS MAGAZINE
March 2011 Arts Events magazine just out! Featured artists with a sneak peek at Akyem's latest pieces and a feature on Jason DeCaires Taylor and his underwater sculptures in Grenada. Full of new art, photography and more. Gallery receptions. You can explore further by clicking on direct links to artist websites embedded within the magazine. To view Issue please click on  http://issuu.com/corriescott/docs/march_2011_arts_event_magazine


#17 ART GALLERY 
Corrie Scott’s studio/gallery. Original fine art and photography, limited edition lithographs, prints and cards. Tel (246) 424 3965, email:  corriescott46@gmail.com     for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing). Website  www.corriescott.net


HEATHER-DAWN SCOTT COLLECTION 
New series on monkeys. Have a look at album to see this well loved artist’s work. New pieces.
 http://picasaweb.google.com/corriescott/HeatherDawnScottRecentArt        


BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL
Group Show. Fine art  and also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs, and cards.
Opening reception of ‘ BAJAN VIBES’ March 20th   5pm-8pm. All Male Group Show of Fine Art in Oil, Watercolour, Acrylic and Fine Art Photography featuring : Everick Lynton, Denzil Mann, Glenroy Jordan, Ron Lucas, Rasheed Bhoodoo, Neville Legall. Exhibition ends April 9th.

BAC POETRY & LITERARY EVENING.  Wednesday 30th March, 6pm at the BAC Pelican Art Gallery. “We wish to thank all those who attended and participated in our inaugural session in January 2011 which was a highly inspirational and successful event. Looking forward to seeing you there on March 30th.” Zan McDowell, BAC Honorary General Secretary,

April 10th - May 14th    Watercolour Group show
May 15th- June 11th    Group Show
June 12th- July 9th    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
December 11th- January 14th, 2012    Christmas Group Show

BAC Gallery, Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown  (246) 426 4385 
website   www.barbadosartscouncil.com         email:  mail@barbadosartscouncil.com 


TIDES ART GALLERY
Opening reception of ‘Bits & Pieces’ art by Melanie Blomgren Sunday March 27th , 4pm-7pm.
Local and Caribbean fine art and fine art photography. The Tides Restaurant, Holetown, St James.. Open 7 days a week, 8am - 4pm. Tel (246) 432 2084 or (246) 432 8356. email   tidesart@sunbeach.net           website   www.tidesartgallery.com        


ON THE WALL GALLERIES
Original paintings and gift items.

On The Wall Art Gallery at Champers Restaurant.

On the Wall Art Gallery at Earthworks in St Thomas
Tel  234 9145     NEW ART IN   www.onthewallartgallery.com


ITALIA COFFEE HOUSE
Mini gallery with local prints and the artwork of Corrie Scott, Margaret Rodriguez and Fred Odle (plus the coffee shop has free wi fi ). Lithographs and giclees from $20Bds up
opposite First Caribbean National Bank, Sunset Crest. 


THE FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
The Festival Art Gallery will be the the Orchid Society Show to be held at the Barbados Horticultural Society at Balls on 19th and 20th March.
An idea whose time has come
Festival Art Gallery is a mobile art gallery showing in excess of 50 local Barbadian artists who are painters, ceramic artists, photographers and sculptors. 
Curator    Kathy Yearwood.    Bringing Art To The People
kathyyearwood@hotmail.com      www.festivalartgallery.com   ( site is a work in progress)


QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
Feb 13th – Mar 6th  Group Show: Barbados Photographic Society exhibition ‘People Places and Things’ The exhibition closes on March 6th.

EXHIBITION  '1.1.11'   OPENING RECEPTION SUNDAY MARCH 13th at 6.30pm
The Curator Janice Whittle invited artists and writers to participate in the March exhibition, '1.1.11'. The exhibitors are asked to produce a work of art e.g. painting, photograph, poem, drawing, textiles etc during a 24 hour period before January 31st 2011. The presentation aspects, such as framing and so on can be done later, but the creation must be complete in one day. This is an exhibition of the results.

The Gallery opening hours will return to 10am -6pm 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 2-3pm, but may vary according to how busy the Gallery is.
QPG tel.#
427-2345  NCF tel.#424-0909 Queen’s Park Gallery is in Queen’s Park on Constitution Road.


AWEIPO GALLERY
‘Palette Knife’ Exhibition of Fielding Babb. Opening reception Sat, Feb 12th, 5pm-7pm. Exhibition ends March 5th

‘Group Show’ Opens March 12th

Gallery open 10am-6pm
Curator Juliana Inniss    tel  271 2839 or 231 0335
Sun to Sat 10 am to 6pm. The Crane Village, The Crane, St Philip.


BARBADOS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
Feb 13th – Mar 6th  Group Show: Barbados Photographic Society exhibition ‘People Places and Things’. It is an exhibition of about 30 photographs by members of the Barbados Photo Society.

Barbados Flower Arranging Society In conjunction with Barbados Photographic Society present  -PHOTOFLORA  Floral art interprets photography and more. 12th -13th March 2011    10am – 6pm.  Admission $20.00. Grande Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre,Church Village, Bridgetown. Tickets available at the door and at Flower Fantasy, Berbice #2 Road, Fitts Village, St. James Tel.: 438-8200

A non-profit organization run by volunteers since 2003. 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.


ERROL BARROW CENTRE FOR CREATIVE IMAGINATION

‘Craftswomen of Our Fate’ Opening reception Tuesday March 8th, 6pm featuring Annalee Davis, Ayissa Burnett, Azizah Onifa, Gloria Chung, Ireka Jelani celebrating International Women’s day. Exhibition ends April 8th.

Welcome to the third Barbados edition of this Festival of African and African-diaspora documentary film. The full programme is available on www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/SpecialEvents/AfricaWorld.htm
Screenings run 6-10 pm on Wednesday 9, Thursday 10 and Friday 11 and 4-8 pm on Saturday 12 March in the EBCCI Cinemateque. The closing event with Akin Omotoso is 4-7.30 pm on Sunday 13 March in the Arts Lecture Theatre. All events on the schedule are free of charge; please arrive punctually, as space is limited. Please e-mail local curators, Jane Bryce or Ian Craig, for further details: jane.bryce@cavehill.uwi.edu; ian.craig@cavehill.uwi.edu.
The Festival is based in St. Louis, Missouri, where it was founded by filmmaker, writer and educator Professor Niyi Coker. As well as the St. Louis and Barbados events, the Festival also runs in Bermuda and Cameroon.

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 decarla.applewhaite@cavehill.uwi.edu   Tel. (246) 417- 4776 Fax (246) 417-8903


THE BRIDGETOWN GALLERY
Grenadian artist Oliver Benoit exhibition  'Image Projection'
Exhibition ends March 11th

10am to 4pm. or by appointment.     Tel  430 0054, 826 4875 and 249 1750.
Hinck’s Street, Bridgetown    zemicon@caribsurf.com


CRAFTS at BIDC
Pelican Craft Centre, Princess Alice Highway, St. Michael. For more information call 427-5350


FRANK COLLYMORE HALL AND GRAND SALLE 
Barbados Flower Arranging Society In conjunction with Barbados Photographic Society present  -PHOTOFLORA  Floral art interprets photography and more. Admission $20.00
12th -13th March 2011    10am – 6pm . Tickets available at the door and at Flower Fantasy, Berbice #2 Road, Fitts Village, St. James Tel.: 438-8200

Russell Watson's critically acclaimed, award nominated debut film ‘A Handful Of Dirt’ will have it's Barbados Premiere as the OPENING GALA on March 16th 2011 at the Frank Collymore Hall

A monthly programme is produced of all lectures, music and theatre events . To receive it by email or post please email Dale A. Christie-Bourne (Mrs.)Secretary,Frank Collymore Hall
Tel: 246-436-9083/84 Ext 6639 Direct Line: 227-8371 Fax1-246-228-2703
Email: DAChristie-Bourne@centralbank.org.bb , 
Joanna E Hinds JEHinds@centralbank.org.bb      website www.fch.org.bb


WEST WING GALLERY AT PARLIAMENT
(hoping there will be an exhibition there soon)


GALLERY OF CARIBBEAN ART
The Gallery Of Caribbean Art will be celebration their 10th Anniversary Show on Sunday, March 20th  11am to 2pm.  Featuring 15 Artists. Exhibition ends April 23rd  

Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados 
Tel: (246) 419-0858


ISLAND ART GALLERY AT THE OLD PHARMACY GALLERY,
The Exhibition X'pressions at ISLAND Art Gallery, which was scheduled to end on March 5th, will be extended until March 12th.  You Tube video of the show may be seen on  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wb0cu5ejkc

'WOOD BASH FIBER' a group show featuring the work of Rafza Nehaul, Derek Went, Adrian Compton, I-Sage, Kenneth Blackman, Marlon Skeete and Martina PilĂ© will open on March 17th. The exhibition will continue until April 6th. 

The gallery will be open from Tuesday to Friday from 10.30am to 4pm. On Saturdays from 10.30am to 2pm
Contact Number: 268 6850.
curator MarTina Pile     pilezahles@hotmail.com 


MANIPURA
March Mania at Manipura. Beautiful art at amazingly low prices. Up to 50% off
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.


SCULPTURE TERRACE & STAR BAR MOVIE NIGHTS
SALE OF WIND SCULPTURES At Star Bar Terrace, Speightstown (opposite Island Art Gallery)
Visit and view the amazing Wind Sculptures by American Sculptor Lyman Whitaker. A few more images may be seen on   picasaweb.google.com/corriescott/WindSculptures#
Tel Roger Chubb 234 2494 for further information.

STAR BAR MOVIESMarch 2011
For revised March schedule of screenings please contact Roger Chubb
Tel 234 2494         Email  belvedereconsultants@gmail.com
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


BARBADOS MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Monday to Saturday, 9am. to 5pm. and Sundays 2pm. to 6pm.  St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael , Tel: 1-246-427-0201/ 1-246-436-1956  Fax: 1-246-429-5946  email museum@caribsurf.com


LLOYD ERSKINE SANDIFORD CENTRE
Opening reception, Monday March 7th, 5.30pm at LESC ( old Sherbourne Centre). 'Meet Great Art At LESC'. Chris Alleyne Fine Art Photography, Reggie Medford of Medford's Mahogany, and Jackie Hinds who has some fascinating abstracts. Chris Alleyne will also be signing his fine art photography book 'Into The Light'.

CaFA Fair     Caribbean Fine Art FairBarbados March 31 – April 3, 2011

Pre-opening Celebration: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Caribbean Concert for the Arts: Wednesday, March 30, 2011
50% of proceeds to benefit displaced Haitian artists

Press Preview & Gala Opening: Thursday, March 31, 2011

Caribbean Art Symposium: Saturday, April 2, 2011

6 exciting days combining art, music and performance
Event Info: www.cafafair.com  Anderson M. Pilgrim      Diaspora Now Inc.      www.diaspora-now.com

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:
Mary M. Rose, Quality Service Officer at (246) 467 8288   mary.rose@bcslbarbados.com or
Peter Layne, Senior Manager, Operations at (246) 467 8252   peter.layne@bcslbarbados.com  
Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Once contact is made, the artist will be advised on the months which are available.


GROVE GALLERY
‘Treasures From Another Island  at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Cuban curator Marilyn Sampera Rosado selected 52 works of eight well known Cuban painters and sculptors in this premiere exhibition.
Mon – Sat  10am -6pm   Tel 246 620 5463   


BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
There are theatre happenings, workshops, lectures and events. For more information please contact:   Shaunelle Durham  shaunelledurham@hotmail.com     Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262 or 5259 


THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY COMMITTEE 
Visit   www.nagc.bb   -  website for the National Art Gallery Committee in Barbados 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. 
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 contact@nagc.bb


ART CLASSES IN BARBADOS


HEIDI BERGER ART CLASSES
“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  9:30 am - 12:30 noon
Saturday afternoon 1:00 pm  - 4 pm
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
(From Leandro)
“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


WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASSES with JOAN BORYTA
EVERY MONDAY MORNING 10am – 1pm
EVERY SATURDAY MORNING 10am-pm
Watercolour, simple , soft, pristine. Learn how with a hands on experience. Any level, even a beginner is welcome. Call with questions and to reserve your space  436 8803  or email joanborytaart@hotmail.com


MARK MAYNARD   ART CLASSES ON SATURDAYS. All Year ThroughTel - 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   tonyawiles@hotmail.com


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

Sat 19th Mar OPERA         The Well- Clipped Barber (CAN) & Blake (UK)
Mon 21st Mar COMEDY    Rainer Hersch (UK)
Wed 23rd Mar THEATRE  ART A play by Yasmina Reza (FR)
Fri 25th Mar COMEDY       Ruby Wax - Losing it! (USA)
Sat 26th Mar AFRICAN MUSIC NIGHT  Sekou Keita Trio (Senegal) & Muntu Valdo (Cameroon)
Mon 28th Mar CLASSICAL           Craig Ogden (guitar) & Rosey Chan (piano)
Wed 30th Mar JAZZ            Joe Stilgoe Trio (UK)
Sat 2nd Apr GALA NIGHT            Hallelujah Hollywood (USA) & String Fever (UK)
(Programme subject to change)
$185, $125, $65,  $35 ( incl VAT) 
Gala Night Tickets          $200 & $140  (incl VAT)
All Performances commence at 7pm.
For More Information - Contact Holders Box Office:
Telephone: 246-432-7338  Fax: 246-432-6461  E-mail: theseason@holders.net
www.holders.net


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  rnehaul@caribsurf.com for viewing


CARIBBEAN TALES FILM FESTIVAL
The CaribbeanTales Film Festival 2011 @ Island Inn, Barbados runs from March 14- 20, 2011 commencing with the Opening Night Film,“A Hand Full of Dirt”, directed by Russell Watson at The Frank Collymore Hall, March 16th.
The festival will also include an Incubator Programme for Caribbean audio-visual content development starting on March 14,  a Symposium,  Marketplace and workshops as well as screenings of films from the Caribbean and diaspora. 


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: tradersrealty@caribsurf.com            


FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY
Bill Grace will be on show at Frangipani Art Gallery from Sunday March 20th ,11 am to 1pm. Exhibition ends Saturday, April 2nd
9am to 5pm every day except Sundays. 
Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter.  (246) 422 5026   info@sugarcaneclub.com

A GALLERY,
Royal Westmoreland, St James


ARTS SPLASH
Pre-opening Celebration: Tuesday, March 29th .  Artists such as Tonya Wiles, Nakazzi Tafari, Maureen St Clair among others will be showcasing their art. Please phone gallery for time of opening.
The Art Splash Centre, Hastings, Christ Church (Pink building opposite the Board Walk
(246) 228 0776            artsplashbarbados@gmail.com  , Hastings, Ch Ch   


THE MAIN GUARD
INTRODUCTORY ART CLASSES. Every Thursday from 1pm – 3pm 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  fieldinggallery@yahoo.com 


ART BEAT
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   shaka@fastframefactory.biz


AA FRAMING & DECORATION.
#4, 1st Avenue Belleville, St. Michael,
Tel: (1-246)-435-0513 Fax: (1-246)-426-6004 | E-mail: aaframing@caribsurf.com


FRAMING STUDIO
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  krackerjackkids@gmail.com      


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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NEW WEBSITES
On The Wall Art Gallery  www.onthewallartgallery.com    
Norma Talma     www.normatalma.net
Gregory Paul     www.gregorypaulbarbados.com 


UPDATED WEBSITES
Barbados Arts Council    www.barbadosartscouncil.com
Corrie Scott   www.corriescott.net


WEBSITE BUILDING
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