August 2011 ARTS HAPPENINGS
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.
MONTHLY ARTS EVENTS MAGAZINE
August 2011 Arts Events magazine just out! 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/august_2011_arts_event_magazine
The response to this arts directory was so enthusiastic from the creative world in Barbados that we have decided to pre release the book during Crop Over giving you a very big taste( 160 pages so far) of what is to come with the images and information we have received up to this date. There are many more artists who have registered who are still to send their images and information, and so by December when the book is officially due for release it will be a marvellous reference book which encompasses many art forms: Art, photography, sculpture, installations, pottery, craft work, original handcrafted jewellery and more.
To view the ‘taster’ of the book so far please click on
The full book will be viewable online at no cost, and hard copies will be available for purchase directly from publisher by December 2011.
To be a part of this you will need:One image of your work in HIGH RESOLUTION ready for printing. If you need your work photographed
Corrie will set up a time and do it for you for free. And a photograph of yourself ( just head and shoulders like a passport photo) Scott
Bio/Artist statement (up to 150 words which includes your contact information)
Deadline for submissions is
September 30th, 2011
Cost is $30Bds per page. Please make cheque out to
. Address: The Palms, Festival Art Gallery , Woodside Gardens Bay Street, St . Michael
For more information please contact
July 12th- August 13th ‘Crop Over Celebration' Group Show To view some of the pieces on exhibition please click on this online album https://picasaweb.google.com/corriescott/BACCropOverCelebrationExhibition2011
August 14th - September 3rd ‘Abstract’ Group Show
September 4th - September 17th ‘Photography’ Group Show
September 18th-October 8th ‘Little Gems’ Group Show
October 9th- November 5th ‘Our
Caribbean’ Group Show
November 6th- December 10th ‘Independence Group Show
December 11th- January 14th, 2012 ‘
BAC 54th Year Celebration’ Group Show BAC Gallery,
Fine art and also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs, and cards.
Pelican Craft Centre,
Bridgetown (246) 426 4385
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
Original paintings and gift items at 2 galleries.
at Champers Restaurant. Wall Art Gallery
at Earthworks in Wall Art Gallery . St Thomas
Tel 234 9145
NEW IN www.onthewallartgallery.com ART
FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
will be taking part in Festival Art Gallery Market, July30 to August01. Bridgetown
is a mobile art gallery showing in excess of 50 local Barbadian artists who are painters, ceramic artists, photographers and sculptors. Festival Art Gallery
. Bringing Kathy Yearwood Art To The People
SIDEAWALK EXPRESSIONS COMPETITION ( On
) Swing Bridge
Below are guidelines / rules for the competition (don’t worry they aren’t hard to follow )
The competition will take place on the 6th of august .
•The mural should be related to the charity (remember :children affected by cancer, whether the ribbons, words etc) be creative.
•You can work in teams of up to 5 ( that means as little as one person but no more than 5)
•You are allotted an approximate 6.5 feet x 4 feet space (one of those sections bordered by the orange stone in fig 1, so you can go to town and check it out)
•The murals MUST be done in CHALK.
•You will have 6 hours to draw your mural.
•Be on site for ( being early is important, not to mention you get to choose the best squares)
•No profanity or rudeness in your murals
•No littering please! Or do not throw anything into the careenage.
•The press will be there! And you may be filmed periodically.
Other bits of info;
If you want to uniform your group you can! (I really encourage it)
Tell other artist you know. To apply they just need to email me with their name, age, contact information and two photos of original work.
There’s room for 18 teams.
Feel free to email me with any questions, ideas, anything."
‘Próximo’. This exhibition highlights the work of twelve artists:
, Alicia Alleyne , Risee Chaderton, Allison Callendar , Emma Chapman , Andrea Cumberbatch , Julie Ann Gill , Cy Hutchinson , Raquel Marshall , Simbah Pile, Gail Pounder-Speede , and Melanie Springer . Golah Smithen-Victor
A mixture of colourful paintings, intriguing illustrations, bold black and white mixed media, 3D sculptures and stunning portrait photography spans the various arenas for our emerging artists to try and conquer.
Until Aug 20th.
tel 271 2839 or 231 0335 Juliana Inniss
Sun to Sat . The
, The Crane, Crane Village St . Philip
MILKING PARLOUR STUDIO
FRESH MILK is pleased to host ARC founders Holly Bynoe and Nadia Huggins at its inaugural event on Saturday August 13th 2011 from 5pm til 8pm at the Milking Parlour Studio, Walkers Dairy, St. George,
The event includes an exhibition of photography, sculpture and video works co-curated by ARC and Projects & Space. This event will showcase the works of emerging and established contemporary artists from
and the region, including Barbados , Sheena Rose , Mark King , Russell Watson Ramesar, Yao , Joanna Crichlow and more. Phillip Nanton
All are invited, please RSVP at email@example.com
The event will launch ARC Magazine Issue
III in and provide a platform for the Vincentian publishers to speak to the birth of this publication (January 2011) from their position as independent artists functioning within an informal network. Barbados
ARC Magazine is a
Caribbean Art & Culture magazine dedicated to highlighting emerging & established artists. ARC Magazine’s aim is to foster and develop dialogues and opportunities for individual and collaborative artists across the region, while stimulating sharing and nurturing creativity by providing outlets for self-expression and critical engagement.
Copies of ARC
III - hot off the press - will be available for purchase for 40 BDS. Students and annual subscribers will be offered discounts and the chance to collect the entire suite, as back issues will be also available.
To coincide with the launch, ARC also announces an Open Call to all artists. Works may be submitted on a
MAC compatible CD/ DVD. Please include: i. Biography ii. Resume iii. Artist Statement iv. 10 images in jpeg format @ 72dpi, no larger than 1000px on the longest side, maximum size of each file 2MB. Performance or new media artists send video links no longer than 5 minutes. v. Image list: Please submit an image list with the CD/ DVD ensure that the image list has your name, title of each piece, proper captions: date, medium and size of works.
FRESH MILK aims to be an informal gathering space to discuss ideas related to the practice of contemporary art. Founded by visual artist,
, FRESH MILK is located at the Milking Parlour Studio, Walkers Dairy, Annalee Davis . All are invited, please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org St. George, Barbados
NCF (NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION)
The Crop Over Visual Arts Festival July7th -Aug.6th
The dates and times are the same for all locations. On Opening night, patrons will be invited to tour the three locations. 1. Wednesday July 6th - Aug. 6th 2. The Fibre arts and Jewellery on
Broad Street, where was located next to the BNB building.Mon. to Sun. . July 7th -Aug. 6th 3. Three Dimensional work at Bagnal's Point. Mon. to Sun. July 7th -Aug. 6th Harrisons
For more information please contact the NCF or QPG tel.#
427-2345 NCF tel.# 424-0909
QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
427-2345 NCF tel.# 424-0909 Queen’s Park Gallery is in Queen’s Park on Constitution Road.
Have a look at album to see this well loved artist’s work. New pieces.
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 email@example.com website www.tidesartgallery.com
ITALIA COFFEE HOUSE
Mini gallery with local prints by
Corrie (plus the coffee shop has free wi fi ). Offset lithographic reproduction prints and giclees from $20Bds up Scott
opposite First Caribbean National Bank, Sunset Crest.
Barbados Conference Services Limited (BCSL), which manages the LESC, has launched an initiative “Meet Fantastic
Art at LESC. Interested persons may contact:
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.
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
Centre, Art Splash Hastings, (Pink building opposite the Board Walk Christ Church
GRAND SALLE, CENTRAL BANK
Two Dimensional art at the
. Exhibition opens to the public Thursday 7th, open daily between . Grande Salle
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cavehill.uwi.edu/ebcci
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 . www.fch.org.bb
WEST WING GALLERY AT PARLIAMENT
(hoping there will be an exhibition there soon)
Northern Business Centre,
Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados
The range of products offered includes paintings, limited edition prints, home decor, installations, objects and several more.
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 email@example.com
COMMITTEE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
Visit www.nagc.bb website for the
Committee in National Art Gallery . This site includes the latest happenings and NEWS from the artists. Check out ArtistNet the database of visual artists in Barbados . Visual Artists are invited to join ArtistNet. For details e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the NAGC at Barbados +1(246) 310-2700. ArtistNet is a free service for all visual artists in . Barbados
Three dimensional artist
invites you to join her on any Tuesday between (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, Rafza Nehaul . Open Day Tuesday or Tel 421 8188 or email email@example.com for viewing Brighton Beach
GANG OF 4
The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St.
Andrew . tel 438 7883.
The Cottage , Springvale Plantation .St.
every day except Sundays.
Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa,
. St. Peter (246) 422 5026 firstname.lastname@example.org
By appointment please contact: Catherine Forter-Chee-A-Tow Curator/Artist
246 262 6238 or 246 262 6241 email@example.com
Westmoreland, St & The Mews Restaurant, Holetown James
CLASSES. Every Thursday from Barbadian artist Fielding Babb and BARP invites people to join ART 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
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 -
of art from our gallery -Digital photography workshops. Tel 231 3002. Sale
ART FRAMING LTD,
St Michael (246) 426 9994 email@example.com
AA FRAMING & DECORATION.
Tel: (1-246)-435-0513 Fax: (1-246)-426-6004 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
At the Best of
Head Office, Welches Barbados , Plantation H’way 2A, Large selection of frames and matt boards. We also repair paintings, stretch canvas and laminate. Open weekdays. Call Patrick or Elvina 421-6900 ext 29
Arts Council) members will receive between 10% off art supplies on presentation on their membership card. Barbados
Art Den # 437 1019, ask for Marcia, Sandra or Elsa, email email@example.com
There will be half an hour after each session for questions. Please book your your space now.
Sample products will be given to all who attend.
1. Acrylic technology
2. Paint making/formulation
3. Pigment review
4. Heavy Body palette design
5. Interference Pigment review
6. Iridescent Pigment review
7. Fluid viscosity review
8. Water media with Acrylics
9. OPEN Acrylics review
10. Digital Mixed Media review
11. Gels, Molding Paste, review
13. Special acrylic polymers and additive review
14. Varnishing review
15. Esoteric products, conservation products, custom products
16. Health and safety review
This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. Learn the unique properties of Fluids, Heavy Body, and the OPEN acrylics. Discover Interference and Iridescent paints for unusual effects. Get a grip on the many gels and mediums and how they can change texture, saturation and intensity of color, used for sculptural effects and more. Check out the amazing new grounds to prepare truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, digital printing and mixed media. Discover how acrylics can simulate oil and watercolor, even gouache, yet are infinitely more versatile. Each lecture includes an array of examplesand samples of these materials put to use. Attendees leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting! Canvases, paints, brushes, stretchers, bars, mediums.
163 Amaryllis Row,
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Wonderful Website www.bajanreporter.com You can reach
Ian at either his Mobile (246) 266-1866 or BB PIN: 24ABD995
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