Tuesday, 31 January 2012

February Arts Events Magazine 2012

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.

Februaryy 2012 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/february_2012_arts_event_magazine_barbados

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 ‘Caribbean Colours’ Group Show Exhibition January 22nd – February 25th
Feb 27- Mar 17              ‘Spring’ Group Show
Fine art  and also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs, and cards.
Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown  (246) 426 4385 
website   www.barbadosartscouncil.com         email:  mail@barbadosartscouncil.com 

Susan Mains 29th Jan - March 2nd
Asher Mains Exhibition March 4th - March 30th
Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados 
Monday – Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm and Saturday, 9.30am to 2.00pm www.artgallerycaribbean.com     Tel: (246) 419-0858

‘Hello Havana’ exhibition of pieces from Sao Paolo Biennalle. Opening reception Feb 12th., 6.30pm-8.30pm
Exhibition ends March 10th. The Gallery is located beside the Harbour Road not very far from the Barbados Arts Council. The closest parking areas are in front of the Arts Council or in the back by Fine Art Framing. We are not at Bagnal’s Point Gallery. Gallery Opening hours are Mon. to Fri. 9am -4.30pm and on Sat. 9am -2pm.  QPG tel.#’s remain 427-2345 and 429-3117.

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

‘RED’ GROUP SHOW . Opening reception Friday night, Feb 10th, 5pm-8 pm
Every work of art submitted must have at least a splash of red in it to be considered.  Every work of art must also be ready to hang on the wall to be considered.  We will accept paintings on Wednesday Feb 1st and Thursday Feb  2nd between 11 am and 7 pm. We will have a small form to be filled out and signed by the artist that reconfirms the information that appears on the tag attached to the painting.
Sheraton Mall upstairs on the second floor, at the top of the escalators, across from the radio station.  9am to 9pm daily   230-1750 or MarthaBerry@hotmail.com.

This year's Street Market will be on the 18th and 19th of February.Many artists and crafts people participate in this event. www.visitbarbados.org/Event.aspx…

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

Original paintings and gift items at 2 galleries.
On The Wall Art Gallery at Champers Restaurant.
On the Wall Art Gallery at Earthworks in St Thomas
Great gifts that reflect the color and vibrancy of Barbados can be found in the Very Vanita line of products available at On The wall Galleries both at Earthwork and Champers and a few specially selected stores. Choose from the very popular throw cushions, tote bags, prints and assorted stationery totake home as a lasting memory of Barbados. A new line of kitchen, table
accents and scarves will be available for the 2011 winter season. Items can be ordered on line at onthewallartgallery.com or veryvanita.com
Tel  234 9145     NEW ART IN   www.onthewallartgallery.com

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

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

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, 8am - 4pm. Tel (246) 432 2084 or (246) 432 8356. email tidesart@sunbeach.net           website   www.tidesartgallery.com        

‘Alive & Kicking’ exhibition by artist Michael Jackson from Feb 18th .- 27th
Monday to Saturday 10am to 7pm, Sunday: 11am to 6pm      Tel 246 620 5463

‘The Bill Grace Collection’ exhibition of well know artist Bill Grace
Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter(246) 422 5026   info@sugarcaneclub.com

Gallery available for exhibitions $300 per week. To apply please contact Elayne at The Art Splash Centre, Hastings, Christ Church (Pink building opposite the Board Walk
(246) 228 0776            artsplashbarbados@gmail.com  , Hastings, Ch Ch   

Every Sunday at the Holders Farmers Market from 9am. – 2pm. stalls with healthy delicious foods, fruits and vegetables, arts and crafts tables, delicious coffee, brunch and so much more. More info at www.holdersfarmersmarket.com

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

Introducing collage into your work Wed February 8 – 29 or Sat Feb 11 – March 3 3.     Experimenting with Texture    Wed March 7 – 28 or  Sat Mar 10 – 31
Cost: $200 (weeks)  http://heidiberger.com

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   shaunelledurham@hotmail.com     Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262 or 5259

Painting Workshop with Jack Richardson. 5 days of painting on Barbados     Feb. 6th – 10th, 2012        9am to 1pm daily. Painting in Oistins for 2 days then various locations around the island. Painting/teaching for 45 years. All levels of experience are welcome.   Fee is $250.00US for all 5 days.

For further information please contact our office or visit our website at fch.org.bb
Joanna Hinds, Frank Collymore Hall, Church Village, BRIDGETOWN
(246) 436-9083  Fax: (246) 228-2703   Email: Joanna.Hinds@centralbank.org.bb

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   ebcci@cavehill.uwi.edu              www.cavehill.uwi.edu/ebcci

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

A monthly programme is produced of all lectures, music and theatre events . www.fch.org.bb

(hoping there will be an exhibition there soon)

Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm
#12 (upstairs) Town Square Mall, Speightstown, St Peter
246 422 6816 or 246 252 0184     queen_7tiyi@yahoo.com      www.tiyibydesign.com  

The range of products offered includes paintings, limited edition prints, home decor, installations, objects and several more.

Visit www.nagc.bb website for the National Art Gallery in Barbados. 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 contact@nagc.bb or call the NAGC at +1(246) 310-2700ArtistNet is a free service for all visual artists in Barbados.

The studio/gallery, 6, Brighton Beach.  Open Day Tuesday or Tel   421 8188  or email  rnehaul@caribsurf.com for viewing

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

By appointment please contact: Catherine Forter-Chee-A-Tow Curator/Artist
Tel: 246 262 6238 or 246 262 6241  c.forter.cheeatow@caribsurf.com
Royal Westmoreland, St James & The Mews Restaurant, Holetown


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.

Pelican Industrial Park, Bridgetown, Barbados - (246) 426-5325

Dayrell’s Road, St Michael (246) 426 9994   shaka@fastframefactory.biz

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

At the Best of Barbados Head Office, Welches Plantation, H’way 2A, 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

Many and various wood and metal frames for sale. at Tings Bajan,
Pelican Village 249-2103.

Art Supplies. Stretched canvases, 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      

BAJAN  REPORTER   supporter of the arts in Barbados
Wonderful Website   www.bajanreporter.com     You can reach Ian at either his Mobile (246) 266-1866 or BB PIN: 24ABD995

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