Asher Mains getting ready.

Asher Mains Re \ Vision   Asher paints; inspired by the Shakespeare mas of Carriacou.  Just one of the faces that informs his work.  Show opens 12th July, 6 pm, Art and Soul Gallery, Spiceland Mall, Grenada.  

Mains and Mains to Exhibit in Barbados

If you’ve ever felt like there wasn’t a word for something you were trying to describe, perhaps you should have asked the plants.  Susan Mains and Asher Mains have done just that. Bringing a veritable garden of new paintings and installations from Grenada, Susan and Asher Mains will be divulging the plants’ secrets at the…

Mains and Mains to Exhibit in Barbados

Asher Mains and Susan Mains will unveil new work at the Gallery of Caribbean Art, opening February 15, 2014 in Speightstown, Barbados.   These some 40 works take the human form, and tell a story of flora being wound and twined into the life of human kind. Stemming from experience, Susan’s work is more personal,…

5 Ways to Find Art Online

In 2012 I posted an article titled “10 ways to develop your own artistic style”. Many of the points involved seeing other artists’ work and since then I have realized that it may be helpful to talk about how to get other people’s art in front of you. Exposing yourself to more art opens all…

In honour of Nelson Mandela

Asher Mains paints Nelson Mandela Asher Mains painted this iconic hero portrait a number of years ago–when he was still in this three colour stage of yellow, red, and purple. The emphasis for this series is that the colour of skin doesn’t make the man–and certainly Nelson Mandela’s life is an example of that philosophy.…