Monday, May 2, 2016

Exhibition: “New Works by WENDY NANAN” - show runs through Monday, May 2, 2016 at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“New Works by WENDY NANAN” April 7-May 2, 2016
at Medulla Art Gallery
Exhibition: “New Works by WENDY NANAN” Opening Reception on Thursday, April 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm-10:00pm; show runs through Monday, May 2, 2016 at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Medulla Gallery; Location: #37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain; RSVP: Tel: (868) 740 7597 / Email:
Event Description: “MEDULLA is pleased to invite you to the Exhibition of 'New Works by WENDY NANAN.' Since the days of the ‘Bamboo Pyramid’ being built on the exhibition floor of the Central Bank in the Art Society Annual Exhibition 1987,and the handmade paper ‘Ackee Flowers ‘of 1988, Wendy Nanan has continued to make sculptures based on found objects. From nature, from organic forms observed in situ, as they grow and blossom and die, in the changing light and shadow of the day, she observes and draws. Taking these objects to the studio and making works from them ...”Read more:
About the Artist: “Wendy Nanan,having entered her 60th year, can be considered to be one of Trinidad’s senior artists, primarily because she has been working and showing consistently since 1984, after her return home from completing her BFA in England. She has shown, in group and solo exhibitions, in the Caribbean and abroad, and her work is held in national and private collections. Nanan works in various media, including printmaking, painting and sculpture. Her viewpoint is unique to Trinidad and Tobago, and the Caribbean, as it considers feminist and East Indian issues, and how these integrate in contemporary West Indian society. She is represented in two recent histories of West Indian art, Caribbean Art by Veerle Poupeye, and Art in the Caribbean by Anne Walmsley ...”Read more:
About the Gallery: “Medulla Art Gallery has been established to carry on and develop the traditions of Aquarela Galleries. Medulla, as the name implies, will provide a core space for art education with public participation through exhibitions, forums and workshops. Geoffrey MacLean, Martin Mouttet and Isabel Brash hope to use Medulla to demonstrate art, not only as a social expression, but also as a medium for therapy and growth. Medulla seeks to produce and promote exhibitions and ancillary events of established and emerging artists.”Read more:
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