Sunday, April 2, 2017

Exhibition Event: 13th Annual “Transforming Spaces 2017” - an Islandwide Art Gallery Tour ENDS on Sunday, April 2, 2017 — Nassau, The Bahamas, West Indies

Transforming Spaces 2017” April 1-2, 2017
Exhibition Event: 13th Annual “Transforming Spaces 2017” - an Islandwide Art Gallery Tour on Saturday, April 1, 2017 and Sunday, April 2, 2017 — Nassau, The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: Galleries Islandwide; Location: Nassau, The Bahamas, West Indies; Contact: Mrs. Pamela Burnside, Doongalik Studios Art Gallery; Phone: (242) 394-1886; Email: pam.burnside@doongalik.com and info@tsbahamas.com; Websites: Transforming Spaces 2017, Transforming Spaces-Facebook and Bahamas.com-Transforming Spaces
Event Description: “This annual ​​​​​​​​​​​​event has redefined the perception of Bahamian art and creativity, and provided exposure for hundreds of local artists. The format continues to evolve and now also features live performances and visits to non-traditional galleries in order to attract a varied audience, including locals and visitors. This island-wide weekend experience showcases a number of Bahamian art galleries in Nassau and features a curated selection of the best in contemporary visual art from The Bahamas. You'll get the opportunity to view, engage with, and purchase artwork from both emerging and established Bahamian artists, as well as those abroad. In addition to the tour, there will be a lecture series where artists will discuss the thought process behind their work, and how they deal with the challenges in their work. Art spaces to be visited this year include Hillside House, the D'Aguilar Art Foundation, Popop Studio, and Doongalik Studios Art Gallery. Each one will be specifically transformed for the occasion and patrons will be driven on an air-conditioned bus accompanied by a knowledgeable Art Tour Guide ...”Read more: Transforming Spaces 2017, Transforming Spaces-Facebook and Bahamas.com-Transforming Spaces
Transforming Spaces 2017” April 1-2, 2017
About Transforming Spaces: “Transforming Spaces began with a core group of participants—the late Jackson Burnside III, John Cox, Antonius Roberts, Tyrone Ferguson, Jay Koment and Erica James — who shared one common goal: to get artists to work together to expose Bahamian art. It was an exciting time at the turn of the century — The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas opened its doors with an Inaugural National Exhibition in 2003, finally formally spotlighting Bahamian visual art in the eyes of the country and the region. This sparked a series of artistic projects and new galleries that continue to develop Bahamian visual art at a rapid pace to this day. Transforming Spaces is proud to be a defining voice in this conversation. Year after year, the tour has proven to be a great success as artists and art-lovers alike look forward to that weekend in spring where participating galleries curate their spaces to present innovative displays of Bahamian art ...”Read more: Transforming Spaces 2017, Transforming Spaces-Facebook and Bahamas.com-Transforming Spaces
For further information: Transforming Spaces 2017, Transforming Spaces-Facebook and Bahamas.com-Transforming Spaces.

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