Saturday, May 28, 2016

Exhibition: Glen Roopchand's “Vande Mataram: I Bow To Thee, Mother” - show runs through Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Horizons Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

Glen Roopchand's “Vande Mataram: I Bow To Thee, Mother”
May 17-28, 2016 at Horizons Art Gallery
Exhibition: Glen Roopchand's “Vande Mataram: I Bow To Thee, Mother” - Opening Reception on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm; show runs through Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Horizons Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Horizons Art Gallery; Location: 37 Mucurapo Road, St. James, Trinidad, WI; Tel: (868) 628-9769 and (868) 297-5105; Email: info@horizonsartgallery.com; Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:30pm; Sat: 9:00am-1:00pm
Event Description: “Next up, Horizons Art Gallery presents 'Vande Mataram' (I bow to Thee, Mother), the new exhibition of mixed media paintings by Glen Roopchand. With East Indian inspired artwork by special guest Dr. Anu Androneth Sieunarine. Opening night is Tuesday 17th May, between 7:00 and 8:30pm at Horizons Art Gallery. Please call 628-9769 for further details ...”  — Read more: https://www.facebook.com/Horizons-Art-Gallery-143825462465477/ and http://horizonsartgallery.com/
About the Artist: “Growing up from humble beginnings in Trinidad and Tobago, Glenn Roopchand was influenced by renowned artist, Carlisle Chang, with whom he worked and developed his skills in the areas of painting, mural, costume and stage designs. A desire to pursue a professional career in painting led him to being awarded a scholarship to study art at Pratt University NY and Art Students League NY. He returned to Trinidad in the late 1970’s and spent years teaching art at high school level. Glenn exhibited his works at various galleries and two of his paintings are in the permanent collection of the National Museum of Trinidad and Tobago. He received honours and awards, namely winner of the Trinidad and Tobago leg of the Caribbean art competition and first runner up in the finals held in Barbados. One of his paintings tiled 'Jana Gana Mana' mixed media was featured in the International Review of African American Art, Vol 8, #3, 1989 ... Currently Glenn has his studio in Montclair NJ and holds a B.F.A. in studio art from Montclair State University ... Glenn continues to work diligently exploring and creating mixed media pieces consisting of found objects, textural surfaces, a harmony of colours and forms representative of his Caribbean heritage. He believes that all living entities are incarnates of a universal feminine principle, called nature, which ignite cosmic overtones of pride, dignity and spiritual affinities ...”  — Read more: http://horizonsartgallery.com/index.php/art-gallery/category/78-roopchand-glen and http://horizonsartgallery.com/
About Horizons Art Gallery: “Arrive at the blue building with the purple door and as you enter you are greeted by friendly and courteous staff, willing to assist and offer competent advice. Visit the Art Gallery next door and soak up the ambience of being surrounded by beautiful art work. On view are paintings by some of Trinidad's top artists, with prices to suit any budget. And visitors to these sunny shores need have no worries about transporting a precious acquisition as packaging and shipping of art can easily be arranged at Horizons ... So do come by, call or email for information. We are always glad to be of service.”Read more: http://horizonsartgallery.com/
For further information about the gallery: http://horizonsartgallery.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Horizons-Art-Gallery-143825462465477/. For further information about the Artist: http://horizonsartgallery.com/index.php/art-gallery/category/78-roopchand-glen.

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