Monday, October 31, 2016

Workshop: “Sip N Sketch” ends on Monday, October 31, 2016 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies

“Sip N Sketch” Oct 31, 2016 at Bermuda Masterworks Museum

Workshop: “Sip N Sketch” ends on Monday, October 31, 2016 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies; Location: Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, 183 South Road, Bermuda Botanical Gardens. The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is located in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Paget. Bus routes 1,2 & 7. Signage in the Gardens will direct you to the museum; Tel: (441) 299 4000 | Fax: (441) 236 4402; Email: mworks@logic.bm; Website: Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Event Description: “Join us on Monday, October 31st for the last in this month's 'Sip N Sketch' events. Sketching and Art Journaling while enjoying a glass of wine. 6PM-7:30PM. To test a class they are $50 individually and you must register by 3PM the day of the course. All materials included except sketchbook. If interested in signing up please email mworks@logic.bm or call 299-4000 ...”Read more: Bermuda Masterworks Museum and Bermuda Masterworks Museum-Facebook 
About the Masterworks Museum: “Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is a not for profit organisation, which means that our funding comes from friends in the community and abroad. We rely entirely on the generosity of others, through donations, our volunteer programme and membership. Part of our mission is to build a major collection, not only of Bermuda art from the past, but also one that embodies the artists of today, as well as a vision for the future. By embracing all art forms, we hope to encourage artists from both Bermuda and abroad to develop their talents in our inspirational island setting. We also encourage the repatriation of works of art inspired by the island, and welcome any gift that may enhance our Collection.”Read more: Bermuda Masterworks Museum-About
For further information: Bermuda Masterworks Museum, Bermuda Masterworks Museum-Facebook and Bermuda Masterworks Museum-Twitter.

Exhibition: Ignacio Iturria's “Interformas” - show runs through Monday, October 31, 2016 at Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery — Dominican Republic, West Indies

Ignacio Iturria's “Interformas”
October 6-31, 2016 @ Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery
Exhibition: Ignacio Iturria's “Interformas” - Opening Reception on Thursday, October 6, 2016 @ 7:00pm-10:00pm; show runs through Monday, October 31, 2016 at Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery — Dominican Republic, West Indies; Where: Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery; Location: Gustavo Mejía Ricart, Torre Piantini Suite 1 & 2A, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Tel: 809-227-8361; Email: galeria.lyle@gmail.com
Event Description: “Lyle O. Reitzel Contemporary Art Gallery, founded in 1995 and with a new branch in New York, presents -- for the first time in Santo Domingo -- the renowned Uruguayan artist Ignacio Iturria, featuring his most recent individual exposition 'Interformas' or 'Intershapes.' The opening, which will be attended by the artist, will take place on Thursday, October 6th, since 7:00 p.m. in the first floor of Torre Piantini. The 'forge' of this exhibition project named 'Intershapes' is the result of more than a year of collaboration between the artist, the Iturria Foundation and Lyle O. Reitzel, the gallery owner, its curator, who selected a series of artworks, mostly unpublished, including drawings, paintings and art objets. Iturria is already in the country and has expressed his fascination with its people and the Caribbean idiosyncrasy, working in an idyllic place while producing new pieces to enrich this collection ... ”Read more: Artnet-Ignacio Iturria's Interformas and Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-Facebook
About the Artist: “Ignacio Iturria (Montevideo, 1949) is known for his expressive paintings full of cryptic and poetic allegories, whose frequent scenario is a private domestic space with deliberate disproportions. His work explores how the inner life of the individual can be expanded and fill the world around him. As Hucho Achugar says, Iturria is an artist who continues reinventing himself, an artist whose work is both mature and extremely fresh. With a career of more than 40 years, Iturria is considered one of the most important artists of Uruguay. He represented his country at the LVI Venice Biennale in 1995 receiving special award 'Casa di Risparmio,' and has also achieved a relevant number of other international awards. His work is part of important private and institutional collections around the world: Museums Jose Luis Cuevas and Rufino Tamayo, in Mexico; Fine Arts Museum and Sofia Imber Museum of Contemporary Art (both in Caracas, Venezuela); OEA National Museum of Visual Arts, Uruguay and Youngeun Museum, Korea, among others ... ”Read more: Artnet-Ignacio Iturria's Interformas and Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-Facebook
About the Venue: “Since 1995, Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery opens its doors in Santo Domingo and focuses its efforts in supporting the new artistic tendencies of the Dominican Republic, Latin America and the Caribbean. For the 2006-2010 period, it establishes itself at Wynwood Art District, Miami. For nearly two decades, being Santo Domingo its main platform, and faithful to its aesthetic proposal supporting the new, strange and extravagant, it has organised a series of exhibitions in galleries and museums in the great capitals of the world, while also taking part in several prestigious international art fairs like, ARCO 1997, Madrid, where the gallery was invited and its participation was curated by Octavio Zayas. It has also been part of ArteBa, Buenos Aires, Zona MACO, Mexico, CONTEXT Art Miami during Art Basel, and has been invited twice to VOLTA NY during the Armory Show, featuring a Solo Show by artist Gerard Ellis, as well as PULSE Miami, SCOPE Miami/New York, MiART, Milan, here the gallery featured two solo shows, by García Cordero and Bedia respectively. Also, KIAF, Korea, where it was invited to the Latin American Pavillion, and PINTA London, exhibiting “Black & White/ Rock n’ Roll”, by García Cordero, among other international participations ...”Read more: Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-About
For further information: Artnet-Ignacio Iturria's Interformas, Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery.com/ and Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-Facebook. Related Articles: http://www.artnet.com/galleries/lyle-o-reitzel/ignacio-iturria-interformas/ and http://arcthemagazine.com/arc/2016/10/lyle-o-reitzel-presents-ignacio-iturria-for-the-first-time-in-the-dr-with-interformas/.

Exposición "Obras Recientes" de Ignacio Iturria - video by Pequeño Baúl

Exhibition : "Island Obscura" new works by Meredith Andrews - show continues through Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies

"Island Obscura" September 30-October 31, 2016 at
Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Exhibition : "Island Obscura" new works by Meredith Andrews - Opening Reception on Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 5:30pm-7:00pm; show continues through Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies; Location: Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, 183 South Road, Bermuda Botanical Gardens. The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is located in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Paget. Bus routes 1,2 & 7. Signage in the Gardens will direct you to the museum; Tel: (441) 299 4000 | Fax: (441) 236 4402; Email: mworks@logic.bm; Website: http://www.bermudamasterworks.org/
Event Description: "Join us September 30th for the opening of "Island Obscura" an exhibition by Meredith Andrews in our Rick Faries Gallery 5:30PM-7PM ..."Read more: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Masterworks-Museum-of-Bermuda-Art/344923328583 
About the Masterworks Museum: “Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is a not for profit organisation, which means that our funding comes from friends in the community and abroad. We rely entirely on the generosity of others, through donations, our volunteer programme and membership. Part of our mission is to build a major collection, not only of Bermuda art from the past, but also one that embodies the artists of today, as well as a vision for the future. By embracing all art forms, we hope to encourage artists from both Bermuda and abroad to develop their talents in our inspirational island setting. We also encourage the repatriation of works of art inspired by the island, and welcome any gift that may enhance our Collection.”Read more: https://www.bermudamasterworks.org/about-us/history-of-masterworks/
For further information: https://www.bermudamasterworks.org/, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Masterworks-Museum-of-Bermuda-Art/344923328583 and https://twitter.com/MasterworksMOBA.

Exhibition: Featured artist, Dermot Punnett, is now on display at Gallery NuEdge — Barbados, WI

Featured Artist Dermot Punnett at Gallery NuEdge Barbados http://www.galerienuedge.com
Exhibition: CURRENT SHOW: Featured Artist, Dermot Punnett, is now on display at Gallery NuEdge Barbados — Barbados, West Indies; Event Details: Gallery NuEdge Fine Arts Ltd. is located in one of the most prestigious developments in Barbados, 1st Floor, Building B, the Limegrove Lifestyle Center, right in the heart of Holetown, St. James, Barbados. Contact Info – Phone: +1 246-621-0067; Email: gallerynuedge@galerienuedge.com
Artist's Statement: “My work oscillates between painting as image and painting as a material process. I'm concerned with the tension that exists between the illusion and the surface. Working from personal photography and found images, I utilise the effects of reproduction and pixilation on a painterly aesthetic. I start by painting the image in a representational manner, then apply dragging techniques, pushing and pulling the paint and causing ruptures in the image. Within this I use geometrical abstractions, playing on a sense of entropy and order; the impermanence of form, but also the crystalline nature of its emergence. Through this process I try to understand and internalise perception and experience, whilst reflecting on a sense of modern day anxiety.”Read more: http://www.axisweb.org/p/dermotpunnett/
About the Venue: “Gallery NuEdge features the most sought out contemporary artists from the local and international market. Exhibits include art in the form of multi-media, sculpture, painting, photography, and art installation.”Visit our website: www.galerienuedge.com and https://www.facebook.com/Gallery.NuEdge
For further information about the gallery: http://www.galerienuedge.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Gallery.NuEdge.  For further information about the artist: http://www.axisweb.org/p/dermotpunnett/ and http://www.dermotpunnett.com/

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Event: “Last Sundays, October 30, 2016” featuring the 'Tribute to Cecil Cooper' Exhibition and Music by Peter Lloyd @ 1pm-5pm at NGJ — Jamaica, WI

“Last Sundays, October 30, 2016”
feat. 'Tribute to Cecil Cooper' Exhibit at NGJ
Event: “Last Sundays, October 30, 2016” featuring the 'Tribute to Cecil Cooper' Exhibition and Music by Peter Lloyd @ 1pm-5pm at NGJ — Jamaica, WI; Event Details – Where: National Gallery of Jamaica; Location: 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies (Entrance is on Orange Street); Tel: 1-876-922-1561, 1-876-922-1563; Fax: 1-876-922-8544; E-mail: info@natgalja.org.jm; Opening hours: Tues-Thurs: 10am to 4:30pm; Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-3pm; Last Sundays: the NGJ is open every last Sunday of the month, normally 11am-4pm
Event Description: “The National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) will have special opening hours for its Last Sundays on October 30, 2016. The gallery will exceptionally be open to the public from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on that day and will feature the 'Cecil Cooper Tribute' exhibition and a special musical performance by Peter Lloyd, which will start at 2 pm. October 30 will be the final day to see the National Gallery’s special tribute exhibition honouring renowned Jamaican painter, singer, art educator and NGJ Board member Cecil Cooper C.D. who passed away on September 15, 2016. This exhibit features work that spans his artistic career, including two works from the National Gallery Collection. Cooper worked mainly in paint media, using gestural painting and drawing techniques, and his thematic preoccupation with the joys and anxieties of the human condition, and particularly the central roles of women in society, reflected a romantic temperament that was also evident in his musical work as a classical tenor. Also on view are Selections from the National Collection, the Pre-Twentieth Century Galleries, The Edna Manley Galleries, The Kapo Galleries and the A.D. Scott Collection, which provide a wide-ranging overview of Jamaica’s artistic and cultural history. International recording artist Peter Lloyd is one of Jamaica’s most respected entertainers. While he is best known as a singer and songwriter, he entered the creative industry as an actor and has also achieved a highly successful career in film and television and music production ...”Read more: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog
For further information: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog, National Gallery of Jamaica.org and National Gallery of Jamaica-Twitter

Event: “COCO Dance Festival 2016”continues through Sunday, October 30, 2016 @ 7:30pm-9:30pm at Queen's Hall — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

COCO Dance Festival 2016” Oct 28-30, 2016
Event:  “COCO Dance Festival 2016” from Friday, October 28, 2016 through Sunday, October 30, 2016 @ 7:30pm-9:30pm at Queen's Hall — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: Queen's Hall; 1-3 St. Ann's Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 624-1284; Email: qhinfo@queenshalltt.com.
Event Description: “You are invited to enjoy the 'COCO Dance Festival 2016' featuring: COCO AWARDS & MAINSTAGE FRIDAY - Dance Showcase; Fri 28 October 2016; 7:30 p.m. Queen's Hall - TT$120; COCO MAINSTAGE SATURDAY - Dance Showcase; Sat 29 October 2016; 7:30 p.m. Queen's Hall - TT$120; COCO MAINSTAGE SUNDAY - Dance Showcase; Sun 30 October 2016; 6:30 p.m. Queen's Hall - TT$120. COCO provides a platform for innovation and experimentation in contemporary dance for emerging and established choreographers in Trinidad and Tobago ...”Read more: COCO Dance Festival 2016-Facebook
For further information: COCO Dance Festival 2016-Facebook.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Exhibition: The Savanna Gallery presents “Destiny and Desire” by Beckett - show continues through Saturday, October 29, 2016 at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Destiny and Desire” by Beckett October 19-29, 2016
at The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago
Exhibition: The Savanna Gallery presents “Destiny and Desire” by Beckett - Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm; Private Viewings from Tuesday, 18th to Wednesday, 19th October; show continues through Saturday, October 29, 2016 at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago; Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave; Federation Park, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 622-9827 or (868) 738-8273; Email: exhibitions@artsocietytt.org or admin@artsocietytt.org; Savanna Gallery Email: juliana110@hotmail.com
Event Description: “The Savanna Gallery presents 'Destiny and Desire' by Beckett - Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm through Saturday, October 29, 2016; Private Viewings from Tuesday, 18th to Wednesday, 19th October; show continues through Saturday, October 29, 2016 at ASTT. Contact: Juliana - 678-9113; Email: juliana110@hotmail.com.”Read more at ASTT: For further information: The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago and The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago-Facebook
About Savanna Gallery: “A private and exclusive art gallery featuring Trinidad's and the region's most renowned artists located at 15 Long Circular Road, St. James, City Of Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Tel: (868) 678-9113.”Read more: The Savanna Gallery-Facebook
For further information: The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago and The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago-Facebook. For further information about The Savanna Gallery: The Savanna Gallery-Facebook.

Exhibition: “Double Dutch: the observer and the observed” featuring Artists Heino Schmid and Deborah Anzinger - show runs through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at NAGB — The Bahamas, WI

“Double Dutch” Sept 22-Oct 30, 2016 @ The NAGB
Exhibition: “Double Dutch: “Double Dutch: the observer and the observed” featuring Artists Heino Schmid and Deborah Anzinger - show runs through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) presents the exhibition 'Double Dutch: the observer and the observed.' Double Dutch brings together artists from the region and diaspora to produce provocative bodies of work through collaboration and exchange. The project works against ideas of nationalism and the insularity of our creative environs by creating an experimental hub to explore regional and diasporic culture, our creative acumen and sensibilities. 'the observer and the observed' features work by Jamaican artist Deborah Anzinger and Bahamian artist Heino Schmid, each of them exploring ideas around representation, the body and how the gaze in effect changes ideas of relation, security, eroticism and social awareness. The show runs through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at NAGB. The event is free and open to the public ...”Read more: NAGB's Double Dutch-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: NAGB's Double Dutch-Event Page, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Event: “Forza - Baroque” on Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm at T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce — Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.

Forza Baroque T&T” Oct 28, 2016
at Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Event:  “Forza - Baroque” on Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm at T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce; Columbus Circle, 499 Diego Martin; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 637-6966; Email: chamber@chamber.org.tt.
Event Description: “Guitarist Stefan Roach invites you to be part of the launch of his newest concert series, 'Forza.' This concept was inspired by his experience of live classical music while visiting Rome and Venice in 2015. This first chapter of Forza emphasizes the Baroque Era of music and Stefan teams up with Violinist Abigail Cooper and Bassist Aaron Lowchewtung to bring you their interpretations of some of the greatest pieces composed by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Scarlatti. Los Gitanos then provides the conclusion to the evening with an exciting repertoire of their lively instrumental favourites. Complimentary refreshments provided. SASU Music and Fresh Start Juices are the generous sponsors, helping to bring this experience to life. Tickets available at Horizons Art Gallery, Mucurapo Rd, POS, SASU Music, Shoppes of Maraval and Layali Café, Starlite Shopping Plaza, Diego Martin or call 487-1360 or 499-9202 ...”Read more: Forza Baroque T&T-Facebook
For further information: Forza Baroque T&T-Facebook.

Exhibition: "Plein Air 14 Group Show" - show runs through Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard — Bermuda, West Indies

"Plein Air 14 Group Show" Sept 11-Oct 28, 2016 at BACD
Exhibition: "Plein Air 14 Group Show" - Opening Reception on Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 5:30-7:00pm; show runs through Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard — Bermuda, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard; Location: Maritime Ln, , MA 01; General Hours: Tue-Fri 11:00am-4:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-5:00pm; Public Transit: Bus #7 or #8 to Dockyard, Ferry from Hamilton to Dockyard; Telephone: 441-234-2809; Fax: 441-234-0540; Email: artcentre@logic.bm; Website: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
Event Description: “After another year of Sundays, the unflagging Plein Air Painters of Bermuda return to the Arts Centre for the fourteenth installment of their annual show. Admission is free. The Arts Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact artcentre@logic.bm, or visit www.ArtBermuda.com. ”Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
About the Gallery: “There's always something new and different to see at The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard. Exhibits of original artwork by local artists change every 6 weeks and reflect the diverse creativity of the art community in Bermuda which the Arts Centre seeks to nurture. The historic character of the building set in the destination of Dockyard at the far western tip of Bermuda belies the contemporary art housed within. "Themed" shows encourage local artists to expand their knowledge with different subject matter and a variety of media resulting in an eclectic range of artwork. From experimental textile wall hangings to traditional scenes in watercolour, something is bound to capture your interest and imagination.”Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-About
For further information: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-Facebook.

Exhibition: “Women In Art: Recent Paintings” - show runs through Friday, October 28, 2016 at The Art Gallery — Tobago, West Indies

“Women In Art: Recent Paintings” October 15-28, 2016 at The Art Gallery
Exhibition: “Women In Art: Recent Paintings” - show runs through Friday, October 28, 2016 at The Art Gallery — Tobago, West Indies; Where: The Art Gallery; Location: Hibiscus Drive, Lowlands, Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 631-1424; Email: artgal2@hotmail.com;
Event Description: “The Art Gallery presents recent paintings by the group 'Women In Art.' Exhibition continues until 28th October 2016. Opening Hours: 10am to 5pm ...”Read more: The Art Gallery  and The Art Gallery-Facebook
For further information about the Venue:  The Art Gallery  and The Art Gallery-Facebook.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Event: NAGB Fall/Winter Film Series presents “The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists” on Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 8:00pm-10:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists” on Oct 27, 2016 at The NAGB
Event: NAGB Fall/Winter Film Series presents “The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists” on Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 8:00pm-10:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details - Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “American director Les Blank during his lifetime made forty documentaries, and none more lovingly captured the spirit of what it is to be an artist than his 1994 film 'The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists.' It is a look at an artist whose creativity and passion is unencumbered by commerce. In other words, he refuses to sell his artwork. The film also reveals a core theme of Blank’s films and career - don’t be afraid to be whatever it is you decide to be. Creativity and the artist go hand in hand with presenting films at the NAGB. For every artist the creative process is different, and whether it is a painting, sculpture, or whatever the medium, all artists start with a desire to create something from nothing. 'The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists' screens on October 27th at 8 pm. All films are free to attend and to make your experience that much more enjoyable, we will be offering popcorn and refreshments for sale ...”Read more: NAGB Film Event-The Maestro
For further information: NAGB Film Event-The Maestro, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (1994) Trailer 
- video by 'Films by Les Blank'

Lectures & Art Talks: Panel Discussion “Kingston: Filming The City” on Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 2:00pm; show EXTENDED through Saturday, November 5, 2016 at NGJ — Jamaica, West Indies

“Kingston: Filming The City” on October 27, 2016 at NGJ
Lectures & Art Talks: Panel Discussion “Kingston: Filming The City” on Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 2:00pm; show runs through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at NGJ — Jamaica, WI; Event Details – Where: National Gallery of Jamaica; Location: 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston, Jamaica (Entrance is on Orange Street); Tel: 1-876-922-1561, 1-876-922-1563; Fax: 1-876-922-8544; E-mail: info@natgalja.org.jm; Opening hours: Tues-Thurs: 10am to 4:30pm; Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-3pm; Last Sundays: the NGJ is open every last Sunday of the month, 11am-4pm
About the Panel Discussion: “On Thursday, October 27, 2016, starting at 2:00 pm, the National Gallery of Jamaica will be hosting a panel discussion entitled 'Kingston: Filming the City.' This event aims to explore the the work of filmmakers in depicting and interpreting Kingston life and its environs. 'Kingston: Filming the City' is part of the educational programming associated with the NGJ’s current feature exhibition 'Kingston, Part 1: The City and Art,' which opened on July 31 and will now close on November 5. The exhibition utilizes paintings, sculpture, ceramics, film and photography to explore the dynamic between Kingston’s growth as a major commercial as well as cultural centre and the development of Jamaican visual art practice and infrastructure. The focus on film for the panel discussion was inspired by the inclusion of two motion-picture works in the exhibition: Chaotic Beauty (2016), a video by emerging Jamaican digital artist Di-Andre Caprice Davis, and The Harder They Come (1972), the iconic Jamaican film directed by Perry Henzell and written by himself and Trevor Rhone. Both of these productions have featured Kingston not just as a backdrop to story-telling, but as a key location element that informs narrative progression and character development. Some have argued that The Harder They Come is also a portrait of Kingston and a time-capsule representation of urban life in Jamaica in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Kingston has featured in several other memorable, locally produced and international films, including the first James Bond film Dr No (1962), Rockers (1978), Dancehall Queen (1997), Third World Cop (1999), Better Mus’ Come (2010) and Kingston Paradise (2013). Kingston also serves as the locale and backdrop to numerous Jamaican and other music videos, such as Proteje’s Kingston Be Wise (2013). The discussion on October 27 will be moderated by lecturer of Audio-Visual History at the University of the West Indies (Mona), Dr. Julian Cresser, along with many distinguished panellists. 'Kingston – Part 1: The City and Art' is curated by National Gallery Assistant Curator Monique Barnett-Davidson and continues until Saturday, November 5, 2016 ...”Read more: National Gallery of Jamaica
About the Exhibition: “The National Gallery of Jamaica cordially invites you to the 'Kingston – Part 1: The City and Art' exhibition which opened on Sunday, July 31, 2016 and continues through Saturday, November 5, 2016 . 'Kingston – Part 1: The City and Art' is the first installment of a two-part exhibition series that explores the role of Kingston in the development of Jamaican art and, conversely, the actual and potential role of art in the development of the city of Kingston. Inspired by Kingston’s recent UNESCO designation as a Creative City of Music, the exhibition makes the case that Kingston has been the crucible for many other aspects of Jamaican culture, such as the visual arts. Featuring works of art from the late 17th century to the present as well as documentary photographs, the exhibition looks at how Jamaica’s turbulent but culturally fertile capital city has generated circumstances and opportunities that have propelled the development of Jamaican art, from the natural resources to the economic activities and institutions. The exhibition also explores how artists have been inspired in their work by the events, personalities and tales that have defined life in the city, starting with the 1692 Port Royal earthquake. 'Kingston – Part 1: The City and Art' is curated by National Gallery Assistant Curator Monique Barnett-Davidson and continues until Saturday, November 5, 2016 ...”Read more: National Gallery of Jamaica
For further information: National Gallery of Jamaica Blog, National Gallery of Jamaica.org and National Gallery of Jamaica-Twitter

Exhibition: "The Team Returns" featuring new work created by our four Artists - show runs through Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard — Bermuda, WI

"The Team Returns" October 9-November 18, 2016 at BACD
Exhibition: "The Team Returns" featuring new work created by our four Artists - Opening Reception on Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 5:00-7:00pm; show runs through Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard — Bermuda, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard; Location: Maritime Ln, , MA 01; General Hours: Tue-Fri 11:00am-4:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-5:00pm; Public Transit: Bus #7 or #8 to Dockyard, Ferry from Hamilton to Dockyard; Telephone: 441-234-2809; Fax: 441-234-0540; Email: artcentre@logic.bm; Website: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
Event Description: “The Bermuda Arts Centre Dockyard presents 'The Team Returns' featuring new work created by our four Artists. Opening Reception on Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 5:00-7:00pm; show runs through Friday, November 18, 2016. Admission is free. The Arts Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is wheelchair accessible. The Bermuda Arts Centre is the only gallery in Bermuda that has four working studios. This allows visitors to converse with local artists and witness forms of art being created. For more information, contact artcentre@logic.bm, or visit www.ArtBermuda.com.”Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-Facebook
About the Artists: Nahed Eid – Mixed Media: Nahed takes bits and pieces of discarded every day items and turns them into functional art pieces ... Christopher Marson – Watercolour/Gouache/Oil: Although known as one of Bermuda’s leading watercolourists, Christopher is not afraid to try any and every media ... Christopher Grimes – Oil: Known for his subject of ‘Old Bermuda’, Christopher takes us back in time. From the wreck of the Sea Venture, to the building of Hamilton City, his art work leads through the passage of time ... Chesley Trott – Cedar: Chesley Trott is our senior resident artist and has been created sculptures in cedar and bronze since our opening of the Arts Centre in 1984. The work found in the studio of resident artist Chesley Trott captures more than just the visual sense. It is hard to resist running a hand over the surface of one of his skillfully carved sculptures ...”Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-Facebook
About the Gallery: “There's always something new and different to see at The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard. Exhibits of original artwork by local artists change every 6 weeks and reflect the diverse creativity of the art community in Bermuda which the Arts Centre seeks to nurture. The historic character of the building set in the destination of Dockyard at the far western tip of Bermuda belies the contemporary art housed within. "Themed" shows encourage local artists to expand their knowledge with different subject matter and a variety of media resulting in an eclectic range of artwork. From experimental textile wall hangings to traditional scenes in watercolour, something is bound to capture your interest and imagination.”Read more: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-About
For further information: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard-Facebook. For further information about the Artists: Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Event: “Life Drawing Sessions” next on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Life Drawing Sessions” October 26, 2016
at The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago
Event:  “Life Drawing Sessions” next on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago; Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave; Federation Park, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 622-9827 or (868) 738-8273; Email: exhibitions@artsocietytt.org or admin@artsocietytt.org;  Hours: 10am-5pm daily.
Event Description: “Our next Life Drawing session is on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at ASTT Gallery; These are NOT lessons but just an opportunity to practice drawing or painting from a live model through a series of poses. Feel free to experiment with materials, however, oils are not allowed. TT$45 (exact change appreciated). Call (868) 622-9827 to book your space for the sessions. ASTT is Open Daily 10am-5pm.”Read more: https://www.facebook.com/artsocietyTT
For further information: http://artsocietytt.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/artsocietyTT.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Event: "Art with a Twist Workshop" on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 @ 6:30pm-9:00pm at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies

"Art with a Twist Workshop" October 25, 2016 at
Bermuda Masterworks Museum
Event: "Art with a Twist Workshop" on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 @ 6:30pm-9:00pm at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies; Location: Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, 183 South Road, Bermuda Botanical Gardens. The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is located in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Paget. Bus routes 1,2 & 7. Signage in the Gardens will direct you to the museum; Tel: (441) 299 4000 | Fax: (441) 236 4402; Email: mworks@logic.bm; Website: http://www.bermudamasterworks.org/
Event Description: "Painting and cocktails, what's not to like?! 🍸🖌🎨 Call 299 4000 or email: mworks@logic.bm for our Oil Painting workshop on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 @ 6:30pm-9:00pm at the Masterworks Museum — Bermuda, West Indies; spaces are running out fast so book early to avoid disappointment. All materials included! Enjoy a cocktail while you create and take home what you make! $100 for members and $125 for non members."Read more: https://www.bermudamasterworks.org/art-with-a-twist/ and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Masterworks-Museum-of-Bermuda-Art/344923328583 
About the Masterworks Museum: “Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is a not for profit organisation, which means that our funding comes from friends in the community and abroad. We rely entirely on the generosity of others, through donations, our volunteer programme and membership. Part of our mission is to build a major collection, not only of Bermuda art from the past, but also one that embodies the artists of today, as well as a vision for the future. By embracing all art forms, we hope to encourage artists from both Bermuda and abroad to develop their talents in our inspirational island setting. We also encourage the repatriation of works of art inspired by the island, and welcome any gift that may enhance our Collection.”Read more: https://www.bermudamasterworks.org/about-us/history-of-masterworks/
For further information: https://www.bermudamasterworks.org/, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Masterworks-Museum-of-Bermuda-Art/344923328583 and https://twitter.com/MasterworksMOBA.