OCTOBER 2014 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.
FREE MONTHLY ARTS MAGAZINE
Monthly issue of Arts Magazine Barbados just published.
'BARBADOS ARTS EVENTS '.NEW Facebook page.
Open 24/7. For creatives to post their events, art talks, gallery notices and workshops. And for lovers of the arts to enjoy. https://www.facebook.com/groups/175529135827747/
PUNCH CREATIVE ARENA AT BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Yearwood Opening reception was Wed 24th,(Exhibition ends October 8th)
The exhibition features work by Kraig Yearwood, who is the recipient of the first Butterworth Alumni artist's scholarship, intended to assist a former student in the production of an exhibition in the gallery.
Wednesday, October 1st, Kraig will be at the PUNCH Hot seat, the series of artist talks, 6pm
Gallery hours Mon -Fri 10am - 5pm Sat 1pm - 3pm.
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
NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION QUEEN'S PARK GALLERY
Wayne Smith's 'A Stitch In Time' at Queen's Park Gallery ( at Pelican) 27th September - 24th October - "During my childhood the universe threw several thing at me. There was an old sewing machine in the corner of my grandmother's house, my neighbours smocked panels for little girls dresses, my aunt crocheted, the girls in the needlework class were knitting..."
'OUTSIDE THE BOX' Group exhibition from November 1st-28th and Art Gallery at Sheraton (Bridgetown Gallery) Curator Janice Whittle invited over 20 Artists, Crafts persons and Designer to create innovative works for Art from a wooden box provided by the Central Bank of Barbados. Barbados dollars are delivered in these boxes. The Artists were invited to create a work of Art using the box and its lid. Other items could be added and the Artists were encouraged to be children again and just fun fun, but produce something interesting and creative.
Gallery Opening hours:
Queen's Park Gallery
Pelican: Tuesday - Saturday 9am to 4.30pm
Gallery on the top floor of Sheraton Centre: Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon to 7.30pm
427-2345 and 429-3117.
NCF Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BarbadosNCF
ON THE WALL GALLERIES
Featured artist is Raul Garcia
New pieces of many artist's work in both galleries. May be viewed online at 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
Tel 234 9145
THE FRAME & ART COMPANY
'Carrington's Signature Collection' Opening reception Oct 17th, 6pm-8pm. Brian Carrington's landscape, nature and architectural fine art photography. Exhibition ends Nov 14th.
Millhouse, St. Michael, Barbados BB11005 (246) 271-6509 www.frameartco.com
Featured artist is
Mon -Sat 10am - 7pm. Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, Holetown, St. James
BARBADOS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
1. 'My World to Share' is an online July 1st - August 15th exhibition. Visit their website BarbadosPhotographicSociety.com to view the online show.
It will also be a 'live' exhibition opening October 20th, 2014 at the Barbados Arts Council Gallery. Mounted by the members of The Barbados Photographic Society in celebration of its tenth anniversary. In addition to many exciting images by their members, they have invited photographers from around the world to participate and as such they bring you images from their neighbourhoods to yours.
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.
GALLERY OF CARIBBEAN ART ( 2 Galleries)
Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, Barbados
Mon - Fri, 9.30am - 4.30pm. Sat 9.30am - 2pm (246) 419-0858
Large selection of local and Caribbean art. www.artgallerycaribbean.com
THE REGGAE LOUNGE
Phone (246) 238-4924 Email email@example.com
The 1,300 sq. ft. Crane Gallery has thrown open its doors, giving local artists the perfect avenue through which to expose their art to both visitors and the Barbadian public. The Crane Village, The Crane, St Philip For more information call 423-6220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
The Drift Art Exhibition
Drift, Ocean Terrace Lounge, Holetown, St. James, Barbados.
ARTS SPLASH GALLERY
Festival Art Gallery at Market every Saturday.
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 email@example.com , Hastings, Ch Ch
Keep up to date with exciting workshops, residencies and exhibitions at Fresh Milk.
Friday 10th NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at Lester Vaughn School 6:00 p.m.
Friday 10th Meeting of Culinary Arts Participants at NCF 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 11th NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at Combermere 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 11th Best Bajan Cook Orientation/Workshop at NCF 2:00 pm - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12th NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at Combermere 6:00 p.m.
Friday 17th NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at at Combermere 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 18th NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at Combermere 6:00 p.m.Sunday 19th NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at Combermere 6:00 p.m.
Monday 20th Reserve NIFCA Performing Arts Semi Finals at Combermere 6.00 p.m.
Saturday 25th Best Bajan Cook Preliminaries at Dining Club 10:00 a.m.
Sunday 26th Best Bajan Cook Preliminaries at Dining Club 10:00 a.m.
Friday 31st Literary Arts - Balcony Book Fair at Frank Collymore Hall 6:00 p.m.
Friday 31st NIFCA Performing Arts Finals - Juniors Frank Collymore Hall 7:00 p.m.
BARBADOS VISUAL MEDIA FESTIVAL 2014
September 16, 2014 to October 16
2014 EVENTS CALENDAR
Thursday October 2, 2014: Screening of Keep Moving - A Skateboard Documentary and PAYDAY at Quarter Mile Sports Bar, St. Peter @7:00pm
Friday October 3, 2014: A Piece of Our Past & PAYDAY at Sam's Bar, Near St. George Parish Church, St. George @ 7:00pm
Saturday October 4, 2014: Screening of Forward Ever - the Killing of a Revolution & Auntie at St. Elizabeth Community Centre, St. Joseph @ 7:00pm
Wednesday October 8, 2014: Screening of Going Coastal by Melanie Springer, Keep Moving- A Skateboard Film & Keeping Up With the Joneses at Oistins, Christ Church @ 7:00pm
Thursday October 9, 2014: The Business of Visual Media -Monetising Content @ the BIDC starting at @10:00am
Thursday October 9, 2014: Screening of A Piece of Our Past, Auntie, Keeping Up With the Joneses at Gall Hill Community Centre, Gall Hill, St. John @ 7:00pm
Friday October 10, 2014 Screening of Years of Sacrifice by Winston "Jack" Dear & Chrissy at Rice's Pavilion, St. Philip.
Saturday October 11, 2014: Screening of A Handful of Dirt by Russell Watson & Lisa Harewood at Ocean Spray Apartments, Inch Marlow, Christ Church.
Thursday October 16, 2014: Barbados Visual Media Awards at the Frank Collymore Hall, Church Village, Bridgetown @ 7:00pm
ERROL BARROW CENTRE FOR CREATIVE IMAGINATION
FRANGIPANI ART GALLERY ( 4 Galleries)
1. Sugar Cane Club, Maynards, St Peter,Tel. 422 5026, Ext.5037
2. Savannah Hotel,The Garrison, St M.Tel. 228 3800, Ext. 3823
3. Almond Beach Resort.Heywoods, St. Peter.Tel. 422 4900, Ext. 5864
They are all open everyday except Sundays from 9am to 5pm, closed for lunch 1 to 1.30 pm., with the exemption of the one at Almond which is open on Sundays also.
THE FESTIVAL ART GALLERY
1. Collaborating with BCSI Gallery Exhibition at BCSI headquarters.
2. At Hastings Farmers Market every Saturday.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.festivalartgallery.com
HEIDI BERGER ART WORKSHOP
An innovative watermedia technique using wax resist. November 4th,
5th and 6th 2014 10am - 4pm. Venue
to be announced. Bds $500. (includes use of
wax equipment and some materials)
In this three-day workshop you will experiment with a non-traditional watermedia technique which uses molten wax as resist. If you want to loosen up your style in any watermedia (watercolour, ink or fluid acrylics) and at the same time reinforce your knowledge of design, then you will find this interesting. This technique can be as simple or as challenging as you like. (246) 427-8023 www.heidiberger.com email: email@example.com
BARBADOS MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
(246) 427 0201 or E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
SAVE QUEEN'S PARK GALLERY !
BCSI ART GALLERY
BCSI, their members, and
The Festival Art Gallery
have collaborated and have an exciting exhibition space at their new
BCSI, Unit 2B, Building 3, Harbour Industrial Estate, St. Michael, Barbados.
Monday to Friday from 9am- 5pm. email firstname.lastname@example.org . 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
L'ATTITUDE ART GALLERY
New art gallery in Speightstown. Opening
hours 10am until.... Tues-Sun
and evenings Wed-Sunday. Also available for private viewing by appointment.
Adjacent to L'attitude Restaurant. Queen street, corner or Prince Alfred Lane, Jordan's complex
Tel 231 8502 or 422 0296 Lattitudebar@gmail.com
BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL
Oct 6 - Oct 18 Group Show
Oct 19 - Oct 31 Barbados Photographic Society Show (rental)
Nov 3 - Nov 29 Independence Group Show
Dec 2 - Jan 3 (2015) Christmas Exhibition
Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown (246) 426 4385 email@example.com
LLOYD ERSKINE SANDIFOR CENTRE
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
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
CONSTANT GALLERY OF FINE ART
Constant Gallery is in a
350 year old plantation house. Original local/international fine art By
appointment only (246) 429-2654
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
TIYI BY DESIGN ART JEWELLERY 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
RENT ART BARBADOS
Rent local art at a fraction of the cost or ownership and
help local artists gain exposure. Our selection contains only original Barbadian paintings
in water colour, oil and acrylic, and the collection is diverse, with works of
art purchased from the top local artists.
Artwork is always available for sale, and if you decide to purchase a piece at the end of your rental contract we will apply 75% of the total rental fees paid for that particular piece towards its purchase. This allows you to sample various pieces of art with no commitment, and then to purchase if you wish.
The typical rental fee is from BBD $60.00 to $120.00 per month plus VAT.
(246) 435 4126 firstname.lastname@example.org
Free transportation and installation of all artwork. When your rental period is close to completion one of our
team members will contact you with a friendly reminder.
By appointment please contact: Catherine Forter-Chee-A-Tow Curator/Artist
Tel: 246 262 6238 or 246 262 6241 email@example.com
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.
tel: 432 2328 mobile: 266 5016
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.
THE FRAME & ART COMPANY
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 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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