Saturday, March 18, 2017

NE8 Exhibition Event: “The Canvas is my Pulpit” Workshop and Tour with Steffon Grant on Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 10:00am-1:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

NE8 Event: “The Canvas is my Pulpit” on March 18, 2017 at The NAGB
NE8 Exhibition Event: “The Canvas is my Pulpit” Workshop and Tour with Steffon Grant on Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 10:00am-1:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details - Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “Participating NE8 artist Steffon Grant’s work 'The Canvas is My Pulpit' explores the idea of understanding and appreciating a product through the process of creation - from sketching to selecting the wood and paint types to the final presentation. The intricacies of this process are often overlooked and is rarely a factor when evaluating the finished piece. Grant invites you to participate in his process through a workshop, tour and short discussion on Saturday, March 18. Participants will learn to stretch their canvases, mix secondary colours and create work inspired by Grant’s 'The Canvas is My Pulpit' - Maximum Participants: 15; Age: 12 +; Price: $10 kids 12- 17, $25 for adults (18+) ...”Read more: NE8 Event-The Canvas is my Pulpit
About the Artist: “A Grand Bahama native, Steffon Grant lives and works in his hometown and is the sole proprietor of the small art business, Conception Ink. He attended the College of The Bahamas where he initially enrolled in the Mathematics programme but later switched to Art Education. After obtaining a BA in Art Education, Grant worked with The Bahamas Ministry of Education as a high school teacher for two years before leaving the classroom to mobilize his start-up business, which until then had been a part-time passion. He continues to work with children in Grand Bahama through his afterschool art programme, Club INK. Grant regularly utilizes his mathematical skills in his work and is inspired by artists Leonardo da Vinci, Jackson Burnside and Frank Stella. He has participated in numerous local exhibitions and enjoys working in a variety of mediums ...”Read more: NE8 Event-The Canvas is my Pulpit
For further information: NE8 Event-The Canvas is my Pulpit, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

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