Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Current Exhibitions: “KBB Trash Art Show” and “Revealing Wonder Woman Show” - shows run through Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at BSoA — Bermuda, West Indies

“Trash Art Show” and “Wonder Woman Show” August 5-23, 2016
at Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA)
Current Exhibitions: “KBB Trash Art Show” and “Revealing Wonder Woman Show” - Opening Reception on Friday, August 5, 2016 @ 5:00pm-7:00pm; shows run through Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at BSoA — Bermuda, West Indies; Event Details – Where: The Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA); Location: The City Hall Arts Centre; 17 Church Street; Hamilton HM 11 Bermuda; Telephone: 441-292-3824; Fax: 441-296-0699; Email: info@bsoa.bm; Gallery Hours: 10am–4pm Mon–Fri; 10am–2pm Saturdays
Event Description: “The Bermuda Society of Arts will open two new exhibits on Friday, August 5, with a free opening reception to be held from 5.00pm to 7.00pm and the exhibitions to continue until Tuesday, August 23. Regarding the ‘KBB Trash Art’ exhibit, a spokesperson said, 'The Bermuda Society of Arts presents our annual art show created entirely from litter, trash and plastic beach debris. The purpose of this show is to bring attention to the plight of our island home by re-using discarded items to create works of art. Most of the plastic ocean debris does not originate in Bermuda, but is carried here by ocean currents' ... The second show is the ‘Revealing Wonder Woman’ exhibit, inspired to honor the wonder we see in the women we admire ...”Read more: http://bernews.com/2016/08/dd-bsoas-two-new-exhibits/ and https://www.facebook.com/thepeoplesartgallery
About BSoA: “The Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) is membership based organisation, directed by an 11-strong governing body who oversee policies and procedures. A Gallery Director and Assistant Gallery Director deal with the day to day administration and running of BSoA Galleries ... Affectionately known, as ‘The People’s Art Gallery,’ BSoA encompasses four separate galleries; the largest of which is the Onions Gallery, comprising of 2,000 sq feet, next is the Edinburgh Gallery, comprising of 650 sq feet and two smaller studios, Studio A and B, comprising of 450 sq feet each. With shows that change approximately every three weeks, BSoA usually hosts in the region of 50 shows a year and regular fixtures for member-artists include four members’ shows plus a members’ photographic show per year. In addition, the Society hosts an inspiring exhibition of art and sculpture by Bermuda’s school children and the Bermuda College each spring. Other regular features include the 'Mindframe' exhibit by clients from Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MAWI) and 'Timely Reflections' featuring art from Bermuda’s prisoners. At other times during the year, individual artists and groups of artists rent gallery space to display and sell their works. From time to time, the Society joins with other art organisations to host special exhibitions and events.”Bermuda Society of Arts http://www.bsoa.bm/about/
For further information: http://www.bsoa.bm/ and https://www.facebook.com/thepeoplesartgallery. Related Article: http://bernews.com/2016/08/dd-bsoas-two-new-exhibits/.

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