LaVanda Mireles, Solo Exhibit: Contact Lens

By Susan Mains Gallery (LaVanda Mireles, far left and Susan Mains far right. Photo credit: Susan Mains Gallery) Thursday evening at Spiceland Mall, Susan Mains Gallery featured the opening reception for LaVanda Mireles’ new work in a solo exhibit titled Contact Lens. Grenada’s creative community was out in force to celebrate and support this new,…

Free 3-day portrait workshop

Asher Mains will be doing a free portrait workshop at Spiceland Mall as he finishes the 8th portrait in his cocoa farmer series. Come and work with other artists/hobbyists/students and others as he shows you his process from start to finish and helps you do your own portraits in oil or acrylic. Donations are welcome but otherwise just…

Asher Mains’ 10 Rules of Painting

I nearly put “rules” in quotations in the title because it comes across a little more hard and fast than I mean it to. There is something to the idea that given infinite options, creativity is limited. Give yourself constructive boundaries and flourish within your bounds. These “rules” are things that I’ve learned over the…

The Gift of Art

It’s that time of year when we think of gift giving to friends and loved ones. The hard economic times we are currently experiencing in Grenada may cause one to wonder if there is really enough to buy gifts for all those to whom you wish to give.  So when you make your choices, you will…

What’s Your Story?

Maybe you have had the experience of walking into a gallery, and feeling a little confused.  So much to see, so many paintings,  and some are quite confusing.  Maybe as you are doing this gallery walk you gaze at a painting, and you say to yourself “ I don’t see why this is on the…