Thursday, November 10, 2016

Exhibition: Jackie Hinkson's “Esquisses d'Europe (Sketches of Europe)” - show continues through Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Alliance Française T&T — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Esquisses d'Europe” Oct 27-Nov 10, 2016
at Alliance Française T&T
Exhibition:  Jackie Hinkson's “Esquisses d'Europe (Sketches of Europe)” - Opening Reception on Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 6:30pm-9:00pm; show continues through Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Alliance Française T&T — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: Alliance Française of Trinidad and Tobago; 17 Alcazar Street, St. Clair; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 622-6119; Email: info@alliancetnt.org.
Event Description: “Official Opening Night of Jackie Hinkson's New Exhibition: 'Esquisses d'Europe, Sketches of Europe' at the Alliance Française of Trinidad & Tobago. A retrospective on the work of Jackie Hinkson, inspired by his journeys across the European continent on Thursday 27th of October, at 6:30pm. The exhibition runs until Thursday 10th of November. Admission free. RSVP: 622-6119 or info@alliancetnt.org. Space is limited.”Read more: Alliance Française T&T-Facebook and Jackie Hinkson Esquisses d'Europe-Event Page
About the Artist: “Over the past 20 years Jackie Hinkson has expanded his repertoire of subjects and his range of media. In addition to the numerous (some 75) sketch pads that he has filled with sketches and visual notes on people, places and events, he has produced " in which he has depicted events from the life of Christ in a contemporary Trinidadian context. These works exhibited in 2002 ­and 2003 and have received wide national acclaim. In 2002 the Unit Trust Corporation sponsored a retrospective of Hinkson's work covering some 40 years. It included exhibitions of drawings and sculpture, watercolours, oils and murals (including the Life of Christ series). This retrospective was the impetus for a book published in December 2003 on Hinkson's drawings, 'Drawing for Days' -­ 40 years of Drawings by Jackie Hinkson. Hinkson continues to draw extensively and to paint plein-air watercolours and oils. He has begun a new series of figurative wood sculptures and is currently working on a 8 1/2 foot by 100 foot mural entitled 'Masquerade' in which certain aspects of Trinidad society are portrayed through the metaphor of Carnival. This work reflects an increasing tendency in Hinkson's work towards social commentary ...” Read more: Jackie Hinkson-Bio
For further information: Alliance Française T&T, Alliance Française T&T-Facebook and Jackie Hinkson Esquisses d'Europe-Event Page.  For further information about the Artist: Jackie Hinkson-Bio.

Honorary Graduate, Jackie Hinkson – UWI St. Augustine T&T http://sta.uwi.edu/

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