December 2013 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.
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GALLERY OF CARIBBEANART ( 2 Galleries)
‘ ! BEHOLD ! Women's Work’. Powerful statements by 12 Caribbean women artists.
Opening Reception: December 15th 2-6pm. Exhibition ends Dec 16th
1. Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados
Mon – Fri, 9.30am - 4.30pm. Sat 9.30am - 2.00pm
2. NEW LOCATION! Gallery of Caribbean Art At The Tides Restaurant, Balmore House, Holetown, St. James Daily 10am – 3pm & 7pm – 11pm
Large selection of local and Caribbean art.
www.artgallerycaribbean.com (246) 419-0858
THE FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
1. Collaborating with BCSI Gallery Exhibition at BCSI headquarters.
2. At 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. 3 Dunlow Lane St Michael. Phone: 1-246-429-0296 email@example.com www.festivalartgallery.com
NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY
DEC 1 -28 Roslyn Watson Retrospective Roslyn Watson is a Barbadian design icon known for her sculpture, fibre art, designed objects, fashion accessories and signature mixed media tapestries. The exhibition continues until dec 29th at both The Grand Salle and Queens Park gallery at Pelican.
The Gallery is located beside the Harbour Road near the Barbados Arts Council.. Gallery
QPG tel.#’s remain 427-2345 and 429-3117.
ARTS SPLASH GALLERY
‘Under a Yellow Sky’ Exhibition of paintings by Elayne Greene (Director of ArtSplash)
Friday 29th November – December ?
"Affordable Art Sale, Fundraising Charity Event" (Caring for a Cause) . Saturday, December 7th, 9am-1pm.
Gallery available for exhibitions. 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
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
NEW ART IN www.onthewallartgallery.com
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 available at On The wall Galleries both at Earthwork and Champers. Items can be ordered on line at onthewallartgallery.com or veryvanita.com
BCSI ART GALLERY BCSI, their members, and The Festival Art Gallery have collaborated and have an exciting exhibition space at their new headquarters.
BCSI, Unit 2B, Building 3, Harbour Industrial Estate, St. Michael, Barbados.
Monday to Friday from 9am- 5pm. email email@example.com . website www.bcsi.org.bb
This album shows just some of the work that is hung and about to be hung. https://picasaweb.google.com/105714821715531443977/BCSIGalleryFestivalArtGallery?authkey=Gv1sRgCKi7yNSOy-3LBg
THE FRAME & ART COMPANY
‘The Small Works Holiday Show’. This show is designed to invite customers to give the gift of original artwork and to encourage new collectors to support the arts. Nov. 22nd - 4th of January.
Millhouse, St. Michael, Barbados BB11005
Phone (246) 271-6509 Website www.frameartco.com
BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL
BAC Gallery Schedule 2013 -2014
(subject to change. Please call gallery to confirm dates and events)
Dec 15 - Jan 4, 2014 Christmas Group Show Exhibition
Jan 06 - Jan 25 'BAC 57th Anniversary' Group Show
Jan 27 - Feb 15 'Rural Barbados' Group Show
Feb 17- March 07 'The Art of illustration' (Group Show)
March 08 - March 29 Neville Legall (rental)
March 31 - April 26 'Textiles (Group Show)
April 28 - May 16 'Heroes & Cricket (Group Show)
May 18 - May 30 'Wood & Calabash Art (Group Show)
June 1 - June 21 'Our Heritage' (Group Show)
June 23 - July 05 Guest Curator or Photography
July 07 - July 31 'Crop Over Show' (Group Show)
Aug 05 - Aug 15 'Barbados Fast Forward' (Group Show)
Aug 17 - Sept 1 Dr Raymond Maughan Photography (Rental)
Sept 02 - Sept 30 'Little Gems' (Group Show)
Oct 05 - Oct 31 'One Love' (Group Show)
Nov 02 - Nov 30 'Independence show' (Themed group Show)
Dec 01 - Dec 30 'X-Mas Show' (Group Show)
The Barbados Arts Council's Gallery is available to rent for an exhibition at the rate of $150Bds per week. Please apply in writing to the President of the BAC, BAC Gallery, #20, Pelican Craft Village, Bridgetown, Barbados. Or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fine art and also available is a large selection of limited editions, lithographs, and cards.
Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown (246) 426 4385
'Roslyn' A retrospective. Opening reception Mon, Dec 2nd, 6.30pm at The Grand Salle, Central Bank.
Roslyn Watson is a Barbadian design icon known for her sculpture, fibre art, designed objects, fashion accessories and signature mixed media tapestries. The exhibition continues until dec 29th at both The Grand Salle and Queens Park gallery at Pelican.
The Drift Art Gallery features works by local and international artists.
December - Stu Jenkins
February - Rasheed Boodhoo
March - Yasmin Vizcarrondo
Drift, Ocean Terrace Lounge, Holetown, St. James, Barbados.
GEORGE WASHINGTON HOUSE
The inaugural Barbados Artisan & Heritage Festival takes place on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at George Washington House, The Garrison. This Festival is designed to build a creative, educational, dynamic new forum for the sale and exposure of the superlative crafts and art produced on the island. Taking place on the historic property of George Washington House, a venue that speaks to the rich heritage of Barbados, the Festival will reflect several Barbadian traditions including crafts, cuisine, rhythms and libations. email@example.com
ST PETER’S BAY
Chattel House Realty is sponsoring an exhibition by Andrew Hewkin titled ‘Barbados Revisited’ at Saint Peter’s Bay and will run for 5 weeks from December 22nd.
Go to the following website for a review of the Barbados Revisited collection.
ERROL BARROW CENTRE FOR CREATIVE IMAGINATION
BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
A gateway to the BCC Division of Fine Arts. PUNCH Creative Arena is more than a gallery... it's a new home for creative action, bridging the gap between students, faculty and the wider community. PUNCH aims to showcase and interrogate creative practice with a multi-disciplinary focus on local, regional and international creativity.
Division of Fine Arts, Barbados Community College firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 426-2858, ext.5262
PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH JACK RICHARDSON 40 yrs experience
2 sessions of 5 days each painting on the island in various locations. All experience levels welcome. Feb. 10th to 14th and 24th – 28th.
Each 5 day session from 9 am to 1pm will focus on designing the painting with the viewfinder, getting the composition down quickly and capturing the light and color.
Registration forms upon request at email@example.com
More information at the website: www.jackrichardsongallery.com/workshops
SAVE QUEEN’S PARK GALLERY !
Keep up to date with exciting workshops, residencies and exhibitions at Fresh Milk.
BRIDGETOWN GALLERY AT SHERATON
Sheraton Mall upstairs on the second floor, at the top of the escalators, across from the radio station. 12 noon to 7 pm Monday to Friday.or by appointment. Tel 230-1750 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
BARBADOS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL
For more information contact Ronnie Carrington at email@example.com
Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, Holetown, St. James
17 ART GALLERY
Corrie Scott’s studio/gallery. Original fine art and photography, limited edition lithographs, prints and cards. Tel (246) 424 3965, email: firstname.lastname@example.org for viewing appointment (as Corrie may be out painting or photographing). Website www.corriescott.net
PROJECTS & SPACE (on Facebook)
Keep up to date daily with creatives in Barbados.
For more information please contact Sheena Rose email@example.com
VENEZUELAN INSTITUTE FOR CULTURE & COOPERATION
MEET THE ARTIST JILL WALKER
Tour with visitors coming to meet Jill Walker and Sue Trew at Jill’s beautiful plantation house home, see her studio of 45 years and view her lovely garden. Bookings are preferred 421-6900 ext 0 or at firstname.lastname@example.org as they would like to keep the group small and personal. Price per person is US$15.00. Tours at the same time every week for the time being.
FREE ARTS DIRECTORY BARBADOS
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Hard copies will soon be available for purchase.
BARBADOS MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
‘80 - The BMHS' 80th Anniversary Exhibition’ continues through to November 29, 2013
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 email@example.com
FRANK COLLYMORE HALL & GRAND SALLE AT CENTRAL BANK
A monthly programme is produced of all lectures, music and theatre events . To receive it by email or post please email fchmail.com or telephone 436 9083 or 84
CONSTANT GALLERY OF FINE ART
Constant Gallery is in a 350 year old plantation house. Original local/international fine art and Persian carpets. By appointment only (246) 429-2654
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. www.holdersfarmersmarket.com
PROJECTS & SPACE
Creative Facebook Group page
FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY
Sugar Cane Club, Hotel and Spa, St. Peter. (246) 422 5026 firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ART HUB ( 2 locations) Art Supplies
1. James Forte Building Hincks Street Bridgetown. Mon- Fri 8am- 4.30 pm, Sat 8am-1pm. Tel: 436 2950 cell 231 6847
2. Sunset Crest Mon 9am- Noon, Tues 9am-3.30pm Thurs 9am-3.30pm Sat 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
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
THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
Visit www.nagc.bb website for the National Art Gallery in Barbados.
RAFZA NEHAUL STUDIO/GALLERY
The studio/gallery, 6, Brighton Beach. Open Day Tuesday.
Tel 421 8188 or email email@example.com 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 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 -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 email@example.com
AA FRAMING & DECORATION.
#4, 1st Avenue Belleville, St. Michael,
Tel: (1-246)-435-0513 Fax: (1-246)-426-6004 www.aaframingartonglass.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
ART DEN Art Supplies
BAC (Barbados Arts Council) members will receive between 10% off art supplies on presentation on their membership card. 421 1019
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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