Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Exhibition: “Craft Flowering” by Susan Dayal - show closes with an Artist’s Talk on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 7:00pm at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Craft Flowering” by Susan Dayal Nov 22-Dec 6, 2016 at Medulla Art Gallery
Exhibition: “Craft Flowering” by Susan Dayal - Opening Reception on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 7:00-10:00pm; show closes with an Artist’s Talk on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 7:00pm 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: medullaartgallery@gmail.com
Event Description: “Medulla Art Gallery is pleased to invite you to 'Craft Flowering' by Susan Dayal - Opening Reception on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 7:00-10:00pm; show closes with an Artist’s Talk on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 7:00pm at Medulla Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies. This is an exhibition of Decorative Art Objects, some of which have a function. They are handmade with hand tools using an indigenous craft technique known as wire bending. Reservations & more information: Tel: 680 1041, 622 1196. Email: medullaartgallery@gmail.com ...”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery

About the Artist: “Susan Dayal was born in Trinidad on November 8, 1968. In 1992, Susan graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee Scotland, with a degree in Fine Arts – Sculpture. In 1993 Susan began developing two intertwining creative paths, one as a conceptual artist and the other as a craft maker. Thematically, Susan’s artwork is influenced by Trinidad Carnival, costume, fashion, feminism, folklore, tropical flora and fauna. The technique that she uses to make her work is known locally as wire-bending. Wire-bending is a traditional folk technique originally used to create elaborate, large-scale, Carnival costumes for the annual Trinidad Carnival. Her work differs from traditional wire bending, in that she does not cover the wire structures but instead considers these wire forms as 3D drawings in space ...”Read more: Medulla Art Gallery
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: Medulla Art Gallery
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