January 2018 visual arts magazine barbados 3

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January 2018

Cover Art Photography Asher Mains

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. Updates as news of arts events comes in each month may be viewed on http://corriescott.net/page28.htm Published by Corrie Scott



Welcome to Barbados Monthly Arts Events Thank you to the Gallery of Caribbean Art and The Art Hub who have teamed up to pay for an upgrade for this magazine through 2017. This means The Visual Arts Barbados Magazine may now be viewed with no ads and downloaded. This is a completely free magazine created out of the need to inform so that we can get to exhibitions, artist talks, workshops and more, rather than hearing about events after they have taken place. I encourage anyone with a creative event to get in contact with me at corriescott@gmail.com and I will add a free page for you. Let’s get the arts out there! Please, pass this magazine on to others and so help the creative side of Barbados get all the exposure possible. Corrie

GALLERY OF CARIBBEAN ART The Gallery Of Caribbean Art Galleries presents the works of a variety of artists Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter www.artgallerycaribbean.com

Tel: (246) 419-0858

Specialising in art supplies for the professional to student level. Offering a wide range of products OILS ACRYLICS WATERCOLOURS Golden Paints and mediums, Gamblin, Cotman, Liquitex, Reeves, Galeria, Sargent. Plus a wide range of drawing and colouring equipment. Prisma, Derwent, Reeves, Sargent, Charcoal and Pastels. Easels, Canvases, Watercolour paper, Drawing and Pastel paper. Screen printing and lino block printing supplies.Fabric paint and dyes. Waxes, pottery tools, stencils and more. Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm Saturday 8.30am – 3pm. Sunday Closed. Telephone/Fax (246) 436 2950 James Fort Building, Hincks Street, Bridgetown arthub.barbados@gmail.com


TRACEY WILLIAMS Tel (246) 436 2950 (w), 435-0736 (h) or (246) 231 6847/46 (m) #28, Glen Acres, Ellerton, St George

The Frame & Art will once again will be hosting the Anonymous Charity Art Show benefiting Jabez House . Show opens Dec 8th. 5:30pm ­ 8:30pm. Over 100 original paintings created in diverse styles and subject matters will be featured on 12" x 12" canvases to be sold anonymously. The artist remains a mystery, until after the purchase. Purchased paintings will be taken off the wall and the artists name will be revealed. All paintings will be sold for $375.00 BBD. For more information, contact 271­6509 .

Alison Chapman Andrews ‘Landscapes of Barbados’ featuring The Mark Hunte Collection

Opening reception of Queens Park Gallery Sunday 14th February 6pm Exhibition ends 24th February On show will be 40 landscapes, mostly borrowed from collectors and included are the 12 paintings which were a bequest to the Art Collection Foundation in 1990

RONNIE CARRINGTON http://www.ronniecarrington.com/

Art interprets, engages, stimulates and enrages It refreshes and teases, questions and pleases Art colours, confuses, enchants and amuses It records and inspires and heightens desires Art infiltrates and influences, penetrates and re-uses It will sometimes offend... but will be there to the end Through the use of materials, tools, and skill - either innate or learned - human beings have brought into existence things that appeal to our senses. These are the things we can see, read, smell, taste, touch, listen to, or wear. Our senses bring us either pleasure or pain. It is the goal of creators to share their creations, mostly in a manner that will bring us pleasure, but also often in a manner that may bring us pain. These are the people we refer to as artists. These are the dreamers. These are the constructors. These are the right-brain thinkers who work, not in linear fashion, but rather in meandering mode. These are the people whose thoughts climb to the peaks of imagination and descend into the darkened crevices of despair when the stream of thought seems to dry up. The concept that true art is defined by creation of what did not exist before, defies the theory that there is nothing new under the sun. How many paintings or sculptures are created from existing likenesses? The re-arrangement of words and the juxtaposition of flavours, colours and patterns all serve to create new works from already existing elements. That all music is created from just seven notes is perhaps the ultimate example that artists are basically re-arrangers of existing elements but in more or less clever ways. As random a process the creation of art appears to be though, there is always a set of ground rules that govern the various forms of creation. It is when we have learned those basics and skillfully employ them or when are able to successfully challenge and bend those rules, that we truly create new and avant-garde works. Ronnie Carrington

CURATORIAL STATEMENT SHATTERED – From Anguish to Rebirth The word ‘shattered’ could sum-up the condition of the world in 2017. Many of us felt our own insignificance and inability to change world events, but these happenings fuelled us to change ‘our own world’ with a call to life, love and compassion. We raised funds, we protested and stood in solidarity, we cried for the loss of life, we prayed for healing and we meditated in hope of better days. For many artists the notion that things were broken beyond repair felt real. We expressed it in our work, using our art to continue the conversation on being fractured, being pained, and the growth and rebirth that emerges, that is, LIFE. This is highlighted in the works of this exhibition. Some of us discuss all aspects, some of us parts, but collectively we explored the idea that all humanity has its challenges, that we experience differently. We choose our own several ways to work through them. ‘Mushin’ is the Japanese philosophy of "no mind" ( 無心 mushin), which encompasses the concepts of non-attachment, acceptance of change and fate as aspects of human life. It is deployed in the Japanese Ceramic Art form ‘Kintsugi’ as the art of broken pieces that treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object rather than something to disguise. Finding the beauty in damage is one of the concepts that this pop-up exhibition aims to relate. In choosing the location for this show, we thought about the physical spaces we go to when shattered. They are many, but not all suitable for the showing of Art. The St. George Parish Church topped the list. The church has been one of the main patrons of The Arts through the centuries. Through the stained glassed windows, the paintings of enlightened beings, the amazing floral decorations and epitaphs we can feel the connections between anguish, beauty, God and Art. Oneka Small 822-3694 Artists Alliance Barbados

31 January 2017

ASHER MAINS “Sea Lungs consists of 8 paintings on sail cloth or ripstop measuring approx. 5 feet by 8 feet. Each figure has a corresponding sea fan to represent the lungs of each figure. Sea Lungs was last seen on Nov. 14th in the Grenada National Pavilion at 417 Dorsoduro, Venice close to the Zattere vaporetto stop. We are clear that this is not the fault or liability of La Biennale di Venezia or our hard-working and professional guardians. If you have any information leading to the reclamation of the work please contact me at ashermains@gmail.com “


For the 57th La Biennale di Venezia I had the privilege of representing my country as part of an Official National Pavilion at the world’s oldest and largest stage for contemporary art. The event, lasting from Mid-May to late November 2017, saw hundreds of thousands of the world’s most attentive visitors as they came to this sort of “Olympics of Art”. The Grenada National Pavilion welcomed over 60,000 visitors who made their way away from the central Arsenale and Giardini to see and dialogue with Grenada and its contemporary art in this global conversation. I showed proudly along with fellow Grenadian artist, Milton Williams and our headliner for the pavilion,Jason deCaires Taylor who is world renowned, of Caribbean descent, and the creator of Grenada’s Under Water Sculpture park. Our offering of art on behalf of Grenada as a nation was noticed and commended by many international publications and we have been received warmly by the international art community. Sea Lungs, my installation of 8 pieces of sail cloth measuring 5’ x 8’ each with figures sprayed onto them and made complete with a sea fan to represent the figures lungs, were highly visible on social media and a visitor favourite. A lesser known fact about such high profile art events is that while it is an honour and a privilege and prestigious to show, it is also costly. The venue has to be rented for the 6 months as well as attendants (called guardians) to make sure it is open every day and to answer any questions visitors may have. With up to 500 visitors a day, our guardians were on their toes and we appreciate their multi-lingual abilities and interest in art! There are also regulatory costs to comply with Venice codes not to mention variables like getting literature printed, a banner in front of the pavilion, advertising in Venice, cost of equipment and equipment failure etc. This is all besides the cost of actually making the art and bringing it to Venice. All of the sail cloth I used, spray paint, paper to cut stencils, time and energy cutting stencils, and “model appreciation” of course comes out of the artist’s pocket before they have to buy a plane ticket to Venice to show the work! All this to say – there is a lot of investment and I am grateful to the institutions in Grenada who contributed including Grenada Ministry of Tourism, Grenada Tourism Authority, National Lotteries Authority Grenada, Laluna Resort Grenada, ACT Art and Design Grenada, Art and Soul Gallery Grenada, Century 21 Grenada, Grenada Arts Council, Insurance Consultants Ltd. Grenada, as well as several individual contributors and a few international funders who made it possible!

Grenada is the 11th smallest country in the world and appearing 2 consecutive times at the Venice Biennale is a feat matched only by it’s much larger Caribbean neighbour, Cuba. I personally feel a sense of this smallness as my personal income has not exceeded $11,000 USD a year in the last 6 years. We do not have institutions in Grenada for art such as museums or cultural agencies that ensure Grenada’s consistent involvement at the highest levels of cultural dialogue in the world. Everything we are doing at this stage is an investment and with intention to develop our own art scene as well as the art scene of the region. We are Davids in consult with Goliaths. Even the theme of the unified work of Williams, deCaires Taylor and myself deal with the very real and pertinent issue of our planet as David – the impact on our coral reefs as a result of varied environmental realities. My figures were posed as if to personify the reef responding to its own demise and then creating the correlation with the sea fan to remind us that our own breath begins in the sea and the life of the reef is correlated to our own life. In spite of the cost and investment involved in showing in Venice, our artists still drew humble attention to the reality affecting our marine ecosystems, showing a form of activism through art at the highest level that it could be consumed. All of this is what makes it sting that at the end of the Venice Biennale, Sea Lungs is missing. While reflecting on it, maybe this is a bad omen for the state of our reefs that the work that was created as a symbol of the reef would disappear like our reefs if nothing changes. I had multiple people who were responsible for packing up the art and returning it home to Grenada but when they arrived to the locked pavilion the work was not there. I would not have been able to afford to travel to Venice myself and so I relied on locks, keys, and agents to secure my work. Aside from any monetary value that the work may have, (sale of work is not typical or expected at the Venice Biennale), I am missing the hours of labor that depicted these figures, many of them people I grew up with, and the actual art work that I would not be able to propose to any more shows or exhibits. Regardless, Sea Lungs represents critical work in the art history of Grenada and the region and no one is sure if it is in a basement, the bottom of a canal in Venice or staged to sell at an art fair to an unaware buyer. My hope is that we can get to the bottom of this art heist because while it is a personal loss it also feels like a fight against something greater. We are fighting for the Davids of the art world to continue to exhibit and create waves. We are fighting for awareness and personal/corporate responsibility as far as the life of the reef and marine ecosystems. One of the most apparent fights is to encourage young artists to continue to strive towards greatness in their field, artist or not, without the fear that their work will go missing or plagiarised or any number of professional deplorable reactions. What has not gone missing from me as an artist is the ability to continue to work, continue to question and to imagine a better way for the world to be. While I originally directed the models in Sea Lungs to pose as if they are going through the 5 stages of grief, looking at the images of the work now they look like they are longing. These are faces I recognise and materials I know and when I look at them now, they look like they want to come home.

SEA LUNGS consists of 8 paintings on sail cloth or ripstop measuring approx. 5 feet by 8 feet. Each figure has a corresponding sea fan to represent the lungs of each figure. Sea Lungs was last seen on Nov. 14th in the Grenada National Pavilion at 417 Dorsoduro, Venice (close to the Zattere vaporetto stop). We are clear that this is not the fault or liability of La Biennale di Venezia or our hard-working and professional guardians. If you have any information leading to the reclamation of the work please contact me at ashermains@gmail.com .

PETER SHEPPARD "Landscapes in Miniature" Mid January into Feb 2018 At La Casa del Habano, Limegrove Lifestyle Center Holetown, Barbados Peter Sheppard, a Trinidadian Artist, with a niche in Miniature Painting. A member of The Hilliard Society of Miniature Painters in the U.K. President of the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago. Peter will be exhibiting his miniature paintings which will depict flavours of the cocoa and coffee lands of his native, Trinidad. For more information and to be added to the mailing list please contact Peter Sheppard at petersheppartart@gmail.com

Peter Sheppard, born in 1967 in Trinidad and Tobago to parents both of whom were landscape painters. Grew up looking and learning from them and was exposed to the scenic beauty of the two islands via lengthy road trips of discovery. Now the newly elected President of the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago and a member of international groups such as The Hilliard Society of miniature painters and engravers in the UK and the Miniature Art Society of South Florida . Peter is a self taught artist despite attending the international fine arts college in Miami in 1983. He was awarded the opportunity to produce a Christmas stamp Issue for T& T post in 2001 and is the recipient of the best in show, the Sue Burton award for his sepia miniatures in the Hilliard society’s 2013 exhibition in Wells, Somerset, UK. He has been successfully exhibiting in Trinidad and Tobago for the past 25 years at the 101 art gallery and Y Art Gallery. Internationally takes part in group exhibitions and volunteers as an arts administrator in Trinidad as a mentor and curator for many visual arts projects including judging visual art and carnival competitions.





CORRIE SCOTT corriescott@gmail.com www.corriescott.net

MIKE EVANS https://www.facebook.com/MikeEvansPhotos/


Photography by Ahmad Desai https://www.facebook.com/BOOKS-ETC-Church-Gap-Barbados-679452242199828/



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Masters- History & Infinity exhibition CARIFESTA XIII, August 2017, Barbados Queen's Park Gallery Featured Stanley Greaves ( Guyana)


Online album https://goo.gl/photos/pV4fpctaKgV5pd9j6 Photography of Art by Corrie Scott Curated by Therese Hadchity (36 artists) Nick Whittle; Denyse Menard­Greenidge; Edmund Gill; Arthur Atkinson; Ann Rudder; Albert Chong(Jamaica); Oneka Small; Kenneth Blackman; Alison Chapman­Andrews; Patrick "Killy"Ganthier (Haiti); Marcia Nurse; Gail Pounder­Speede; Joyce Daniel; Arlette St Hill; Sonia Tuleja; Rodney Ifill; Virgil Broodhagen, Neville Crawford; Wayne Branch; Jacqueline Hinds; Neville Legall; Kit­Ling Tjon Pian Gi (Suriname); Amanda Trought; David Gall; Juliana Inniss; Jason Hope; Walter Bailey; Oswald Hussein (Guyana); Rhea Small; Lian Sten­Nicholson; Ken Crichlow(Trinidad and Tobago); Brandon Saunders (Cayman Islands); Kaitlyn Elphinstone (Cayman Islands); Shane "Dready" Aquart (Cayman Islands);Simon Tatum (Cayman islands); Nasaria Suckoo­Chollette (Cayman Islands)


TIYI BY DESIGN www.tiyibydesign.com


SIAN PAMPELLONNE https://www.facebook.com/Sian-Pampellonne-Artist Website: http://www.saatchiart.com/pampellonne Instagram: sianpampellonneartist

JULIANNE GILL info@juliannegill.com www.juliannegill.com https://www.instagram.com/studioj2/



SUSAN MAINS www.susanmains.com

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom “ Anaïs Nin

50 I 50 - Two possibilities - One choice Rachel Mouttet 50/50 Miniature Collection rmouttet@icloud.com


3 day Visual Arts FUNDRAISER held for hurricane struck Dominica Fri Nov 10th ­ Mon Nov 13th. Artsplash Gallery

Over 30 artists exhibited: Ann Rudder, Arlette Sthill, Andy Peirce, Barbara Pickering, Cathy Alkins, Cathy Cummins, Cathy Gill, Cheryl Hutchinson, Corrie Scott, Heather Dawn Scott, Hebron Chism, Heidi Berger, Henderson Reece, Indra Rudder, Ras Ilix Hartman, Jackie Philips, Julia Seymour, Juliana Inniss, Julianne Gill, Kraig Yearwood, Lois Crawford, Lorna Wilson, Margaret Herbert, Martina Pile Zahles, Oneka Small, Simbah Pilé, Stewart Brown, Winston Edghill, Yasmin Vizcarrondo, Mario Porchetta, Sarah Venable. Full album may be viewed here https://photos.app.goo.gl/grq6sC1OfEl6iVXy1 Working with 2 Charities: "United Caribbean Trust" and "UrtheRootz Restore Dominica" Curated by Martina Pile. (246) 268-6850 • Mobile


ANDROMEDA BOTANICAL GARDENS GALLERY Talented artists and artisans! Do you want to display and try to sell your work? Pay a small rent BD$50, 100 or 200 for wall or shelf space at our Gallery Lounge and show your work to the world! Call Judith 433 9384 or email judith@andromedabarbados.com

‘Divine Offerings’ Fri, Dec 1st, ­ Feb 6th ArtSplash Gallery

Featured Artists, Julia Seymour, Andy Pierce, Jenny Gonsalves, Cathy Cummins, Maria Stanford, Sian Pampellone, Heather Dawn Scott, Lorna Wilson, Gordon Ashby, Catherine Chee­A­Tow, Margo Atkinson, Natasia Rollock, Yasmin Vizcarrondo,. The Gallery opens daily 8am to 3pm Curated by Lois Crawford.

TANDEM "where function, form and meaning coexist ". This cooperative project and design store showcasing contemporary design by Barbados resident designers and artists continues at The Colonnade Mall, 1st Floor, East Wing, Broad Street, Bridgetown, Barbados. Monday ( by appointment). Tuesday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM. https://www.facebook.com/tandemovement/

NIKOLAS SEALY nsdesigns74@gmail.com www.facebook.com/pages/NS-Desig ns/446661088688420?ref=hl

THE BARN ART CENTRE The Barn Art Centre. A new art space. "We are offering approximately 650 sq. ft. of space for short term rentals for art and craft related workshops, classes, events, summer camps, yoga, etc., in an old plantation yard at Small Ridge in Christ Church. Juliana Inniss - 231-0335 Jo Anne Johnson - 253-8702 Email - thebarnartcentre@gmail.com

Created in 2016, The Barn Arts Centre is dedicated to the promotion and development of art-based learning. Our mission is to provide a unique learning environment for diverse audiences to experience a range of art based programs. The Centre provides a space for the community and local resource persons to offer and conduct classes and workshops in painting, drawing, pottery, and textiles. We are dedicated to providing an environment that is meaningful to the arts in Barbados. Located on the breezy Small Ridge Plantation in Christ Church, (just ten minutes away from Sheraton Centre. The Barn Arts Centre offers an escape from the quickening pace of life. Here you can be immersed in an environment that fosters your creativity. Our 570 square foot studio is equipped to provide more than adequate space to conduct a variety of classes and workshops. The studio is well lit and ventilated and can comfortably accommodate up to 15 persons. We offer a variety of opportunities for learners, including exhibitions, artist lectures, and single workshops, as well as adult and youth classes. Our artistic programming continues to be essential to our goal of inspiring creativity, fostering self-discovery, and nurturing an appreciation of the arts. The Founders of The Barn Arts Centre are Jo- Anne Johnson and Juliana Inniss. Jo Anne started doing ceramics as a hobby in 1982 and has operated a ceramics studio since 1987, providing services and supplies to people who wished to do slip casted ceramics as a hobby. She has taught many different finishing techniques to her students and learnt many more through experimenting, and trial and error. Juliana has been working with pottery and ceramics since 1992. She began by hand-painting local pottery with bold and colourful designs. After graduating University she made the decision to pursue her passion for art through the medium of ceramics. Juliana has worked with a number of techniques such as casted ceramics, handbuilding, surface decoration and raku firing. Juliana was first introduced to Raku in 2006 during a two week residency in St. Thomas USVI, with this exposure Juliana began mixing her own glazes, constructed her own kiln and has been Raku firing since then. https://www.facebook.com/thebarnartcentre /

Barbados Bu'n-Bu'n This amazing book by Rosemary Parkinson is on island. Two hard cover coffee table books, with a sleeve that encloses both, 656 pages and 1400 plus photos filled with history, tradition, culture, stories and recipes from Barbados. Book Set Price (2 books): US$150 or Bds$300 plus shipping for those overseas. Payment via PayPal, Western Union or cash.

ROSEMARY PARKINSON www.rosemary-parkinson.com www.facebook.com/BarbadosCulinaryJourney

Barbados Bu'n-Bu'n has been called "a national treasure" and is being used by our BTMI and BIDC as gifts for dignitaries. The book costs BDS$300 ( $150USD) in Barbados, and is available at Cloister Bookstore, Relish Limegrove, Sandy Lane Golf Club, Cafe Coffee at Washington House, Barbados Golf Club (Durants), Holders Farmers Market (Sunday), Artsplash Gallery (Hastings), just to name a few. For wholesale enquiries (3 or more) call HILARY KNIGHT at 246 432-1169 OR MESSAGE ROSEMARY PARKINSON ON Facebook. BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLAND.

ABOVE BARBADOS Have a look at the higher resolution image (and zoom around) at http://www.abovebarbados.com/sites/default/files/batts_rock_panorama.jpg Would you believe this is a reduced/resized image - the original is double the width/height! Above Barbados offer high-definition aerial photography and video, packages available from $500BDS. Contact Above Barbados today on 231-9583 to discuss your requirements and let us get those stunning shots from a new perspective! Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AboveBarbados Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AboveBarbados Join us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/+AbovebarbadosPhotography

BAC Gallery Schedule 2018 (Subject to change. Please call the Gallery to confirm) All Work must be at the gallery 3 days before opening

Executive of the Barbados Arts Council 2017-2018. President Neville Legall 1st Vice President Markley Clarke 2nd Vice President Raymond Maughan Past President Rasheed Boodhoo Hon. Secretary Patricia Browne Assistant Secretary Jill McIntyre Hon. Treasurer Allan Ashby Alex Daniel Floor member Larrie Belgrave Floor member Virgil Broodhagen Floor member Wayne Collymore-Taylor Floor member Glenroy Jordan Floor member The Barbados Arts Council Gallery is available to rent at cost of $150.00 per week. (Non Members $300.00) Please apply to the President of the BAC

BARBADOS ARTS COUNCIL BAC Gallery, #2 Pelican Craft Centre, Bridgetown (246) 426 4385 thebarbadosartscouncilgall ery@gmail.com

ICIL PHILLIPS’ Theatre Eyes Very up to date on both local theatre and overseas happenings. Link here https://www.facebook.com/groups/354529934596080/964541386928262/

ON THE WALL ART GALLERY On The Wall Gallery at Champers A charming gallery and throughout the restaurant at Champers Restaurant, located on Accra Beach, Rockley, Christ Church has been fully renovated. Monday - Friday Noon-4pm and 7pm-11pm . Please call for weekend hours. 246 234 9145 Champers gallery is accessible during Restaurant hours. Actual gallery operations are 12noon to 4pm and 7 pm to 11 pm all year November to April On The Wall Gallery At Earthworks. Earthwork continues to be the mainstay of our operations as we continue to add new lines to our already eclectic mix of hand made crafts, jewellery and fine art. Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday 9am - 1pm Closed Sunday Vanita Comissiong

tel 246 234 9145




FRANGIPANI ART 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 All galleries open every day except Sundays from 9am to 5pm, closed for lunch 1 to 1.30 pm., with the exemption of Almond which is open on Sundays also. marilda@bernmar.com www.frangipani-art.com

THE FRAME & ART COMPANY & GALLERY Millhouse, Canewood • St. Michael, BB 11005 • Phone (246) 271-6509 • Cell (246) 266-9432

Fresh Milk supports excellence in the visual arts through residencies and programmes that provide Caribbean artists with opportunities for development and foster a thriving art community. Founded in 2011, the organization offers professional support to artists from the Caribbean and further afield. Fresh Milk seeks to stimulate critical thinking and cultivate excellence in contemporary visual art. Its goal is to nurture artists, raise regional awareness about contemporary arts and provide Caribbean artists with opportunities for growth, excellence and success. Website: http://freshmilkbarbados.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/FreshMilkBarbados Twitter: http://twitter.com/FreshMilkBdos Instagram: http://instagram.com/freshmilkbarbados Youtube: http://youtube.com/FreshMilkBarbados Tumblr: http://freshmilk-books.tumblr.com

Tides Gallery Tides Restaurant Balmore House, Holetown, St. James Tel : (246) 432-2084 Email: tidesart@caribsurf.com

Cell (246)230-1968

Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, UWI For further information, contact De Carla Applewhaite at 417-4776 decarla.applewhaite@cavehill.uwi.edu www.cavehill.uwi.edu/ebcci

THE CRANE GALLERY The Crane Gallery is the centre piece of the historic Crane Resort and hosts the work of an eclectic mix of established and up-and-coming Barbadian artists. For more information call 423-6220 or email gallery@thecrane.com.

Museum of parliament The Museum is open on: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guided tours are conducted subject to availability. Barbadian students with ID have free admission to the Museum. http://www.barbadosparliament.com/page.../show_conte nt/59

BLACK ART STUDIOS Durants Village, Holder's Hill St. James www.facebook.com/oneka.small

Purple Palm is a local business supplying homes and businesses with the highest quality Print and Mirror furnishings. Using the artwork of many local artists in Barbados and the Caribbean plus work from around the world. We have been supplying to the hotel and villa industry for ten years, including prestigious clients such as Sandy Lane, Coral Reef, The Crane Beach Resort, Sugar Cane Club and Sandridge among others. We have also supplied numerous private villas, and work closely with local interior designers. Being directly affiliated with a 40,000 sq ft framing factory our prices are very competitive. Appointments to view our gallery at Rockley Resort can be made through Paul Hoad or Karen McGuire. 246-2332173 paulhoad@caribsurf.com

THE ARTSPLASH CENTRE Paint * Draw * Create & Have Fun! artsplashbarbados@gmail.com www.artsplashbarbados.com

To boldly and brilliantly pursue the adventure in everything artistic and to be a vital and uncommon cultural force in Barbados. www.artsetcbarbados.com


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Our Mission To fuel the development of culture through training, research and the creation of opportunities in cultural industries. The Role of the NCF The NCF’s two major roles are: developmental and commercial. In its developmental role, the Foundation uses culture as a tool for national development fostering and supporting the various art forms and new cultural products. In its commercial role, the Foundation is responsible for the promotion, production and hosting of cultural festivals and associated events that are considered economically viable or socially acceptable. A key part of this function now includes the responsibility for the staging and execution of major governmental and national events. In addition, as culture becomes more pivotal to national and international policy, the National Cultural Foundation continues to re-assess its responsibilities in light of all its functions. FUNCTIONS of the NCF are: To stimulate and facilitate the development of culture generally To develop, maintain and manage theatres and other cultural facilities and equipment provided by Government To organize cultural festivals Assist persons interested in developing cultural expression. OBJECTIVES of the NCF are: To provide opportunities for Barbadian artists/artistes to showcase their talents with the end result being an increased demand for local work To educate Barbadians concerning their heritage To offer Barbadians and visitors alike a high quality product that informs, educates and entertains To equip our cultural workforce with technological skills and training to excel in their particular art forms To strengthen the local cultural product and in the process increase profits to the shareholders To create high quality products that will be competitive on the local, regional and international markets To maximize the role of the cultural sector in the tourism industry Rodney Ifill, Cultural Officer Visual Arts 424-0909 ext.234 rodney-ifill@ncf.bb www.ncf.bb Annette Nias Cultural Officer - Film and Photography 424-0909 Ext 238 annette-nias@ncf.bb

FRAMING YOUR ART FINE ART FRAMING LTD, Pelican Industrial Park, Bridgetown, Barbados - (246) 426-5325 FAST FRAME FACTORY, Dayrell’s Road, St Michael (246) 426 9994 shaka@fastframefactory.biZ FRAMING STUDIO At the Best of Barbados Head Office, Welches Plantation, H’way 2A

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THE FRAME & ART COMPANY Millhouse, Canewood • St. Michael, BB 11005 • Phone (246) 271-6509 • Cell (246) 2669432 ART SUPPLIES THE ART HUB James Fort Building, Hincks Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael. Tel: 436-2950Monday - Saturday 8.30am - 5.00pm (Easy access to parking by the old Heliport Pad) LAURIE DASH, Bay Street, Bridgetown.

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