Saturday, May 20, 2017

Exhibition Event: The NAGB presents a “Frame Building Workshop with Thierry Lamar” on Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 10:00am-1:00pm; the exhibition “Love, Loss and Life” continues through Sunday, September 10, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Frame Building Workshop with Thierry Lamar” May 20, 2017 @ The NAGB
Exhibition Event: The NAGB presents a “Frame Building Workshop with Thierry Lamar” on Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 10:00am 1:00pm; the exhibition “Love, Loss and Life” continues through Sunday, September 10, 2017 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: “As a part of his retrospective, 'Love, Loss and Life,' artist Thierry Lamare will share frame building techniques at a three-hour workshop at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Many of Lamare’s frames are built from found driftwood and crafted with a skill and attention to detail that is virtually flawless. The workshop will begin with a brief tour of Lamare’s 'Love, Loss and Life,' where participants will be able to closely examine the frames that in many ways echo the aesthetic that the artist brings to his work. Materials are included in the costing for the workshop, however, participants are invited to bring any viable reclaimed wood that they would like to use ...”Read more: Frame Building Workshop with Thierry Lamar and The NAGB-Facebook
Exhibition Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas presents a retrospective of Thierry Lamare's work entitled, 'Love, Loss and Life.' The exhibition opened on April 27th and runs through September 10, 2017 and features over 90 works from several local, regional and international collectors ...” Read more: NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
About the Artist: “Painter and transplant Thierry Lamare has called The Bahamas his home for almost thirty years. Over that period, he has become a keen observer of the Bahamian landscape, its people, customs, and traditions, some of which are slowly fading, others shifting quickly like the dying light which he captures so evocatively. Lamare’s artistic journey began at the early age of 13 years, and although he deviated during his college career when he studied math and later, interior design, his love for painting was a constant and eventually led him to The Bahamas. In 1996 he visited Long Island where he met Ophelia and Joyce, his muses. Lamare continued to visit the island every year thereafter and cultivated a rich, deep relationship with these women whose lives and personalities are captured so evocatively in his work ...” Read more: Frame Building Workshop with Thierry Lamar, NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: Frame Building Workshop with Thierry Lamar, NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.


Thierry Lamare // Those From Shallow Waters from Settler's Cove Productions on Vimeo.

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