The National Cultural Foundation
St. James, Barbados
AUGUST 2022 issue of the BARBADOS VISUAL ARTS MAGAZINE
Cover graced by Andre Donawa
+ ‘In Two Places’ print show exhibition at The Brightson Storeroom gallery Barbados and Print London Gallery, Canada.
+ Artist Davison Crichlow Portraits
+ ‘Future FRWD’ exhibition at Queens Park Gallery.The Central Bank Visual Arts Crop Over exhibitions.
+ Remembering Leandro Soto
+ News on the workshops at the Barbados Visual Arts Hub at Andromeda
Plus many visual artists.
AUGUST 2022 ARTS EVENTS LISTINGS BARBADOS
Originally Published by Corrie Scott
artist. photographer. publisher. dreamer. email@example.com
‘BARBADOS ARTS EVENTS’ 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. Updated daily.
FREE ARTS DIRECTORY BARBADOS
FREE online book of over 300 pages of artists and galleries. With direct links to email and websites. Marvellous reference book which encompasses many art forms. For desktop, laptops etc click on
NCF QUEENS PARK GALLERY
‘Our Land Exploring Resposibility and Self Reliance’. Wed August 10th – Wednesday August 31st.2d, Ceramics, Basketry, Jewellery, Wood and Stone.
Hosted by the Central Bank Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibitions
Curatorial team – Rodney Ifill, NCF, Oneka Small, Guest Curator.
Monday to Saturday 10am – 6pm. Closed on Sundays. (The gallery will not close for lunch) Queen’s Park, Bridgetown 427-2345 and 429-3117.
‘In Two Places’ An Exchange Between Barbados and London, ON Canada. The Brighton Storeroom exhibition opens on Saturday, June 18, 7:00am – 10:00am . ‘In Two Places’ will open at The Brighton Storeroom in St. George, Barbados and the Satellite Project Space in London ON and run simultaneously at both galleries.
EXHIBITING ARTISTS: Sandie Collins, Carol Cooper, Dennis de Caires, Alysa-Beth Engel, Joscelyn Gardner, Phyllis Gordon, Laine Groeneweg, Jen Hamilton, Versia Harris, Mark King, Gosia Martyniak, Eric Mummery, Bethany Pile, Cindi Talbot, Estelle Thompson, Kraig Yearwood
1 (246) 231 6775 or 1 (246) 231 1901
BARBADOS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
The Barbados Photographic Society theme for the month of August is ‘Summer Fun’
Do click on the hashtag #bpssummerfun and see the submissions by photographers throughout the next 31 days.
We are happy to officially announce that Variety – the Children’s Charity of Barbados is the selected charity for the inaugural AKC GFA 10x10x10 AI (Artist Initiative) fundraiser.
KAC GFA will be selecting 10 artists to create new works on 10”x10” wrapped canvases. Each peace is offered to sell for $100USD ($200BDS), with half of the sale proceeds (or more than half, if the artist wishes) going to Variety — the Children’s Charity.
(Art buyers will also cover any delivery or shipping fees.)
Artists interested in being considered can express so by messaging through FB or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org “
-Kerry Aalaric Cheesboro
“UNIQUE VISUALS”, exhibition at Artsplash Gallery. Friday, 29 July – Monday 8th August
A collective of creative works by past students of Springer Memorial School.
Featured Artists are: Samya Jones, Aneeka Phillips, Kamisha Craigwell and Serena Lowe.
The Gallery opens daily: 9 am – 3 pm. Curator by Lois Crawford.
ARTISTS ALLIANCE BARBADOS
Artists Alliance Barbados presents ‘Waves of Colour’ exhibition at Norman Centre. Opening reception Saturday, July 9th, 3pm – 5.30pm Show Dates: Saturday, July 9th 2022 – Tuesday, August 30th 2022. An exhibition of original work and their reproductions celebrating artists. Paper, canvas, textile, ceramic, other specialised materials, cushion covers, printed bags, mugs, bookmarks,bookcovers and more.
OLD SPIRIT BOND
Artist Ras Daniel’s Exhibition ‘The Retired Slave Apartheid 1937’ . Opening reception July 26th, 6pm. Exhibition ends August 27th.
At the Old Spirit Bond, Bridgetown.
Maria Stanford’s exhibition ‘A Flower Show’. April 9th – Sept 25th
Roundhouse Restaurant and Gallery, Bathsheba. https://www.facebook.com/roundhousebarbados
GALLERY OF CARIBBEAN ART
Group Show Exhbition
Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm Saturday 10am to 2pm
Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, Barbados
(246) 419-0858 www.artgallerycaribbean.com
SUMMER CRAFT FAIR AT LIMEGROVE
Summer Craft Fair at Limegrove. Saturday, August 6th, 10am – 4pm
Palm Courtyard & 1st Floor at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre
Celebrating creativity and community with a wide selection of local vendors,handcrafted items, live music and more.
Visit www.limegrove.com for more details
THE FRAME & ART COMPANY & GALLERY
“The 2022 Frame and Art Collection” group show
BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL
‘CROP OVER 2022’ Art Exhibition, 4th July – 20th August
Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4:30 pm. For more info call (246) 426 4385# 20 Pelican Craft Village, Bridgetown, Barbados. (246) 426 4385 email@example.com
ON THE WALL ART GALLERIES
Group Show Exhibitions at two galleries
The Grove Gallery at Limegrove.
The Gallery at Champers
Tues – Sat 11am -3pm
Curator Vanita Commissiong
BATHSHEBA VISUAL ARTS HUB
1. Bathsheba Visual Arts Hub painting workshop with an ‘Introductiin to Expressive Painting with Oils’ . Workshops are held on 2 consecutive Sundays. 31st July and 7th August or 21st and 28th August. 10am -4pm. BB$300 MATERIALS INCLUDED. Lunch available from the cafe or bring your own. For more information Joanne Reed 250-3943
2. Bathsheba Visual Arts Hub at Andromeda Painting Workshop. TUESDAYS FROM JUL 26th – AUG 23rd, 9 AM – 12 PM. BOTANICAL ART. ACRYLICS. KIDS AGES 5-13. BB$50. MATERIALS INCLUDED. In this course kids will have the opportunity to interact with the garden and choose their favourite plant to paint. Then it’s time to paint! We will go through a step by step process on how to execute the chosen work of art. Kids will learn more about the plant of their choice, colour theory and basic drawing tips and tricks.
MORE INFORMATION: STEFFANI JEMMOTT 231 5578
OCEAN ACRES ONLINE ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER
Ocean Acres Animal Sanctuary Spay and Neuter Project ONLINE ART AUCTION
Starts: 1st August 2022 6:00am Finishes: 31st August 2022 3:00pm
Bid online for artwork by local artists, who have are donated 50% of their sale to support this vital cause. All bidding is in $USD and the starting bid on all items is $50 USD. Pay by credit card.
Artwork to be collected from: 3 Bamboo Ridge, St. James.
Bid Online: www.32auctions.com/oaas
BARBADOS NATIONAL ART GALLERY
Barbados National Art Gallery website is up. https://barbadosnationalartgallery.com/
At the moment the BNAG website just features works that were acquired into the BNAG collection (formerly the National Art Gallery Committee or NAGC), not the entire National Collection.
Written by: Info NCF