Saturday, February 24, 2018

Exhibition: “Landscapes of Barbados” Alison Chapman-Andrews featuring The Mark Hunte Collection - show continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Queen's Park Gallery — Bridgetown, St Michael, Barbados, West Indies

“Landscapes of Barbados” Jan 14-Feb 24, 2018 at the Queen's Park Gallery
Exhibition: “Landscapes of Barbados” Alison Chapman-Andrews featuring The Mark Hunte Collection - Opening Reception on Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 5:30pm-8:00pm; show continues through Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Queen's Park Gallery — Bridgetown, St Michael, Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Queen's Park Gallery; Location: Queen's Park, Bridgetown, St Michael, Barbados; Tele: (246) 427-2345; Website: Queen's Park Gallery
Event Description: You are invited to the Opening Reception of the Queen's Park Gallery's new Exhibition entitled 'Landscapes of Barbados' the newly renovated Queen's Park Gallery in Queen's Park. This is a retrospective of the landscapes of Barbados by well-known artist, Alison Chapman-Andrews. On show will be 40 landscapes, including 12 paintings which were a bequest from The Mark Hunte Collection to the Art Collection Foundation in 1990. There will be an Artist Talk on Wed 24th Jan, from 6pm-8pm. Normal gallery opening hours are: Tues-Sun 10:00am to 6:00pm. The exhibition closes on Feb 24th. For more information, please call 427-2345 and 429-3117. Start time: 5:30PM; Admission: Free ...” — Read more: Queen's Park Gallery
About the Venue: “The Queen’s Park Gallery first played a significant role in the development of Visual Arts in Barbados, since it was traditionally a venue for the Visual Arts displays during the Annual Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition. This continued when it was one of the exhibition venues for CARIFESTA Visual Arts in 1981 and later became a full time gallery. Queen’s Park is unique in that it provides the services of a curator, gallery attendants, a guard, the organization and publicity of the exhibition with the Gallery taking a commission on sales. This facility has allowed many artists, who would not otherwise have been able to mount exhibitions and sell their work, to do so. The Gallery plays a major role in the development of the Visual Arts in several ways. One of these ways is in having a Curator, who consistently meets with artists to view and discuss their work, offering technical and aesthetic advice. This contributes in a strong measure to the sustainability of a local Art Market ...” — Read more: Queen's Park Gallery
For further information: Queen's Park Gallery.

Rediscovering Queen's Park Art Galley with Janice Whittle
 - video by Gine On Magazine

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