Thursday, 4 October 2012
OCTOBER 2012 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.
FREE MONTHLY ARTS EVENTS MAGAZINE
October issue of Arts Magazine Barbados just published. FREE issue of Arts Events Magazine Barbados October 2012. Help show the world the arts in Barbados by sharing this magazine with others.
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BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL
September 17- October 8 'Little Gems' Group Show. Album of over 60 of the pieces showing here https://picasaweb.google.com/105714821715531443977/LittleGemsAtBAC2012
October 10- November 3 Group Show ( work may be submitted between Mon Oct 1st – Sat Oct 6th)
November 5-December 8 'Independence' Group Show
December 10-January 19, 2013 'Christmas' 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: email@example.com
GALLERY OF CARIBBEAN ART
Opening reception of Newcomers exhibition Oct 28th. 5.30pm. Exhibition ends Nov 14th
Large selection of local and Caribbean art.
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
BRIDGETOWN GALLERY AT SHERATON
‘Gotta be Bajan’ Exhibition on until October 17th
ARTHUR ATKINSON Opening reception Thursday October 18th, 5pm - 7 pm. Exhibition ends Nov 10th
‘COLOURS OF MEXICO’ .. The Mexican Photographic Exhibition Opening reception Thursday October 18th, 5pm - 7 pm. Exhibition ends Nov 10th
3. DECEMBER (from Bridgetown Gallery about Carmichael Prize) firstname.lastname@example.org
The Carmichael Prize sponsored by Gold Corp exists to encourage the creation, sale and promotion of fine art painting in Barbados. Paintings will be accepted for the prize in Mid-November . This non-acquisitive prize offers 3 chances for competing artists -
$1000 for each of the following categories:
Best Painting by an Emerging Artist
Best Painting by an Established Artist
The Public Prize
The submissions for the Carmichael Prize must be original works of art, painted in any medium, on any subject inspired by Barbados. They must be signed by the artist, painted within the last calendar year, and never have been shown in Barbados before
Participating Artists must be residents of Barbados
All submissions must be for sale to the public
There will be a non-refundable fee of $25 for each painting submitted payable to the Bridgetown Gallery
No drawings or collage is acceptable for this competition
The minimum size is one foot square; the maximum is five feet square
More details and registration forms to follow
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 email@example.com
NCF (NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION) QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
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. Gallery Opening hours are Mon. to Fri. 9am -4.30pm and on Sat. 9am -2pm. QPG tel.#’s remain 427-2345 and 429-3117.
QPG CALENDAR 2012
Oct. 7th - Nov.3rd SCULPTURE GROUP EXHIBITION
Nov. 11th - 24th THE BLUE AND WHITE SHOW
Dec.2nd - 29th ART SUPERMARKET
SAVE QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY !
VERSIA ABEDA HARRIS RESIDENCY
Versia has received an acceptance letter to a residency at the Vermont Studio Center. They are giving Versia a partial grant which covers half of the residency fees and a work exchange award. She still has to cover the other expenses; the rest of the fees, airfares, materials and transportation. In seeking funding Versia has put up her portfolio of art for sale.
Link to portfolio https://picasaweb.google.com/105714821715531443977/VersiaAbedaHarris2012
Versia may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Morningside Gallery, Division of Fine Arts, Barbados Community College email@example.com Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262
VENEZUELAN INSTITUTE FOR CULTURE & COOPERATION
FREE ARTS DIRECTORY BARBADOS
FREE online book of over 300 pages of art, artists and galleries. With direct links to email and websites. Marvellous reference book which encompasses many art forms: Art, photography, sculpture, installations, pottery, craft work, original handcrafted jewellery and more.
For desktop, laptops etc click on
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Hard copies will be available for purchase directly from publisher in a couple of months.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
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
Alberta Whittle will be coming to the FRESH MILK Platform from October 1st to take part in an eight to ten week residency under the title ‘Second Armour.’ Her time will include a series of open forum discussions surrounding race, workshops with the Fine Art students at BCC, and finally an exhibition/intervention stemming from her experiences and research undertaken during her time with Fresh Milk.
Alberta is a Barbadian artist, currently based in Glasgow. Her practice is concerned with the construction of stereotypes of race, nationality and gender, considering the motivation behind the perpetuation and the different forms in which they are manifested. Alberta will join Fresh Milk via skype from London - where she is installing a new work at an exhibition at the London Museum - to speak to her experience as a graduate student in an MFA programme in the UK.
Shanika Grimes Off-Site Performance. Shanika is a 2012 graduate of the Barbados Community College’s BFA Fine Art Programme. She is keen to develop her work as a Performance Artist. Shanika is working to produce one performance every month over a six month period, and will be receiving feedback from an esteemed review panel, using their guidance to further her practice and build a solid body of work. The panel consists of Barbadian artist Ewan Atkinson, curator and art history professor from Rutgers University Tatiana Flores, Trinidadian artist Michelle Isava, and Venezuelan artist Sandra Vivas, all of whom have extensive experience either critically or practically with performance art.
Bibliography of The Colleen Lewis Reading Room now available online. The list of books FRESH MILK has in The Colleen Lewis Reading Room is now available online! http://dl.dropbox.com/u/38727381/deliciouslibrary/index.html . We welcome you to book a session in the library by emailing email@example.com.
for directions and more information Follow on Facebook: FreshMilkBarbados
FRESH MILK, The Milking Parlour Studio, Walkers Dairy, St. George (M. 230 8897)
Gallery NuEdge Fine Arts Ltd is pleased to present ‘Café XV: The Journeys of Cuban Artists’. Opening reception on Friday, October 26th from 6pm to 8:30pm. Exhibition runs from Friday, October 26th to Saturday, November 10th, 2012. Featuring Baruch Salinas, José Bedia, Israel León Viera, Carlos Cárdenes, Yovani Bauta, Pedro Portal, Fermín Fleites Morffi, Reynaldo Loyola, Agustin Rolando Rojas, Leandro Soto, Alexander Poll Doval & Kadir López.
This exhibition explores the art of the Cuban Diaspora and gives a voice to Cuban artists who are living and working abroad in different countries. CAFÉ’s main objective is to explore how artists deal with issues of displacement and dislocation, and how they weave together cultural elements from both their original and their host countries.
Mon –10am – 7pm. Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Gallery NuEdge Fine Arts Ltd, Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, Holetown, St. James, Barbados
Tel: (246) 621- 0067 Fax: (246) 621- 0069 galerienuedge.com
THE FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
Hastings Farmers Market on the first Saturday of each month.
Festival Art Gallery is a mobile art gallery showing in excess of 50 local Barbadian artists who are painters, ceramic artists, photographers and sculptors. The Festival Art Gallery is owned and operated by Kathy Yearwood who lives in Bridgetown, Barbados. Kathy brings her mobile art gallery to various festivals on the island and is regularly in touch with numerous artists in Barbados. These artists are painters, sculptors, photographers and ceramic artists and, while most are well known, Kathy also seeks out those whose work is developing. As Kathy's home is centrally located, she can reached to show other works by the artists on this website by contacting the above telephone number or by email. Phone: 1-246-429-0296
Bringing Art To The People firstname.lastname@example.org www.festivalartgallery.com
#17 ART GALLERY
Corrie 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
HEATHER-DAWN SCOTT COLLECTION
Have a look at album to see this well loved artist’s work. New pieces.
TIDES ART GALLERY
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 firstname.lastname@example.org website www.tidesartgallery.com
YOUNG CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS WORKSHOP & DISCUSSION….- FREE
Young? Creative? Entrepreneurial? Interested in building your export opportunities or leveraging more from your network? Ready to help inform a report on how to build wider entrepreneurship in Barbados's creative sector? The session lasts for five hours from 10.00 to 15.00 and includes lunch. Just 12 places - you need to be 35 or under
Thursday 4 October at Fresh Milk, St George - workshop will focus on working internationally
Friday 5 October at Bagnall's Point Gallery, Pelican Village - workshop will focus on working internationally
Monday 8 October at Bagnall's Point Gallery, Pelican Village - workshop will focus on leveraging more from your network
Tuesday 9 October at Fresh Milk, St George - workshop will focus on leveraging more from your network
Just 12 places at each - To register please send an email to email@example.com
Andrew Senior, the internationally respected expert on entrepreneurship and business development in the creative sector, is looking for up to fifty young (35 and under) Barbadians, who are both creative and entrepreneurial, to help shape his report on "Developing wider entrepreneurship in Barbados's cultural and creative industries". He wants to hear from you about the challenges of building a creative business in Barbados, through a group conversation over two hours in the morning. In return he'll share his expertise with you in a two hour workshop focussed either on leveraging more from your networks or working internationally.
Just 12 places at each - To register please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating:
your business name
when you set the business up
the sector that you work in
a brief description of the business and/or a link to your website or blog
which Parish you live in
which of the four sessions you would like to attend
The sessions are FREE and include a FREE lunch and a FREE workshop - the catch is that we want to know all about the issues that you faced in setting up a creative business in Barbados
The report Developing wider entrepreneurship in Barbados's cultural and creative industries is being produced for the Ministry of Culture, through a UNESCO programme, funded by the European Union.
ARTS SPLASH GALLERY
Hastings Farmers Market 8am-11am every Saturday.
email@example.com – call 228-0776
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 firstname.lastname@example.org , Hastings, Ch Ch
GRAND SALLE CENTRAL BANK
For further information please contact our office or visit our website at fch.org.bb
Joanna Hinds, Frank Collymore Hall, Church Village, BRIDGETOWN
Tel: (246) 436-9083 Fax: (246) 228-2703 Email: Joanna.Hinds@centralbank.org.bb
BARBADOS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL
Ronnie Carrington, Pelican Village, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies
Phone: (246) 426 0830 Cell: (246) 230-8273 Email: email@example.com
ART SESSIONS with HEIDI BERGER
ART CLASSES WITH MARK MAYNARD
Saturday and evening classes.
Tel 271 2985 or 828 7869 for further information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. (246) 417- 4776 Fax (246) 417-8903 email@example.com www.cavehill.uwi.edu/ebcci
LLOYD ERSKINE SANDIFORD CENTRE ( Sherbourne Centre)
CRAFTS at BIDC
Pelican Craft Centre, Princess Alice Highway, St. Michael. For more information call 427-5350
ARTS & CRAFTS AT HOLDERS FARMERS MARKET
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
‘POP’ ( from Sheena Rose)
“Pop!” . I believe this show will be interesting with performance too because the performers can interpret pop music, dance, etc for the opening night so it will be interesting to see art and also performances. to show.
PROJECTS & SPACE
FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY
Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter. (246) 422 5026 firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ART HUB ( 2 locations)
Art Hub New location from the 7th September Retail Store and Gallery James Forte Building Hincks Street Bridgetown, Convenient Parking (Old Zemicon space), Open Monday- Friday 8am- 4.30 pm, Saturday 8am-1pm. Tel: 436 2950 cell 231 6847
Sunset Crest will still be open for your convenience Monday 9am- Noon, Tuesday 9am-3.30pm Thursday 9am-3.30pm Saturday 9am -1pm. # 163 Amaryllis Row,Sunset Crest, St. James.
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
BARBADOS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
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.
WEST WING GALLERY AT PARLIAMENT
(hoping there will be an exhibition there soon)
TIYI BY DESIGN ART JEWELRY STUDIO
Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm
#12 (upstairs) Town Square Mall, Speightstown, St Peter
246 422 6816 or 246 252 0184 email@example.com www.tiyibydesign.com
Paintings, limited edition prints, home decor, installations, objects and several more. Manipura Gallery at the Milking Parlour Studio has closed. It remains as a virtual gallery and continues to work on a commission basis.
www.manipurainc.com firstname.lastname@example.org or 230 8897
THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
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 email@example.com or call the NAGC at +1(246) 310-2700. ArtistNet is a free service for all visual artists in Barbados.
RAFZA NEHAUL STUDIO/GALLERY
The studio/gallery, 6, Brighton Beach. Open Day Tuesday or Tel 421 8188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for viewing
GANG OF 4
Springvale to the Hope Sanctuary, Newcastle, St. John. 246 822 3461.
By appointment please contact: Catherine Forter-Chee-A-Tow Curator/Artist
Tel: 246 262 6238 or 246 262 6241 email@example.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.
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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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