Thursday, October 6, 2016

Exhibition Event: Special Discussion for Artists on the “Speak to Me” Exhibit on Thursday, October 6, 2016 @ 5:30pm-8:00pm; show runs through Thursday, January 12, 2017 at National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies

“Special Discussion for Artists” October 6, 2016 at National Gallery Cayman
(Image: Artist Randy Chollette discussing his work at NGC)
Exhibition Event: Special Discussion for Artists on the “Speak to Me” Exhibit on Thursday, October 6, 2016 @ 5:30pm-8:00pm; show runs through Thursday, January 12, 2017 at National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies; Event Details - Where: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands; Location: Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Grand Cayman; Tel: 345-945-8111; email: events@nationalgallery.org.ky
Event Description: “If you're an artist we want to hear from you! Join us tomorrow evening for a special talk just for artists from 6pm until 8pm at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands ... Join art critic and curator Emé Paschalides for a special discussion with artists. Using the National Gallery’s temporary exhibition, 'Speak to Me' as a platform for discussion, artists are invited to share their views on the language of art. This programme is free to attend and members of the public are welcome to sit in. Wine and nibbles will be served. For additional details or to RSVP please email education@nationalgallery.org.ky or call (345) 945 8111. Doors open at 5:00pm. Discussions begin at appx. 5:30-6:00pm ...” — Read more: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/whats-on/events/special-discussion-for-artists/ and https://www.facebook.com/NatGalCayman
About the Exhibition: “On view from 24 September 2016 through 12 January 2017 and curated by Emé Paschalides, 'Speak to Me' is an unusual examination of art as a language and the visual ‘dialects’ we mostly encounter, from paintings to installations. The title of the exhibition is a call to confronting art and all it expresses fearlessly, with the certitude that there is an idea in each work that real artists always seek to share, and that we should never abandon to find, develop or even invent. The show hopes to remind us what art history has demonstrated – that great works do not just communicate at a cultural level but transcend the particular to speak to our common humanity, and help us think. While works from private and public collections – from both Cayman and non-Cayman artists - constitute a large part of the show, the curator has also invited a handful of Cayman artists to create new works, including Wray Banker, Randy Cholette, Nasaria Suckoo-Cholette, Pippa Ridley and Simon Tatum, to explore how artists communicate, from the traditional language of sign and symbol to the language of abstraction and conceptual installations. This exhibition has been kindly sponsored by Mourant Ozannes. A special Members’ Preview will take place 23 September 2016 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm ...” — Read more: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/ExhibitionsGallery/event-SpeakToMe and https://www.facebook.com/NatGalCayman
For further information: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/, https://twitter.com/NatGalCayman and https://www.facebook.com/NatGalCayman.

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