Watch the video! Art House 473

Great report from Curlan Campbell at NOW Grenada! Watch the video here–just click. We are so excited to open our doors!  Susan Mains Gallery has taken up residence.  What was big in the space at Spiceland Mall now looks just average size.  You have to see it to believe it! See you there! And we…

It’s BIG!

Susan Mains Gallery has invited 10 local artists to each create a big work of art. Join us for the first look.  Thursday March 29th 5:30 – 7:30 at Spiceland Mall. Just a small preview of big things to come! Asher Mains Amy Cannestra Oliver Benoit Rene Froehlich Kristianne Buxo Fred Grissom John Henry LaVanda…

Amy Cannestra’s closer look.

The lively and appreciative crowd who came for the opening  of Amy Cannestra‘s “Horizon”  Friday evening was intrigued by art that demands a closer look. Entering the gallery on the far wall is a line of objects—upon closer inspection, conch shell shards.  The shiny metallic bases appear to be aligned so that there is a…

Horizon: Amy Cannestra

The measure of an artist residency cannot be made in dollars.  It is the invaluable input into the life of an artist  of an experience that is totally outside of their own frame of reference.  The value to Grenada is being able to see the work of a world-class artist right here.  It inspires and…

Grenada Contemporary 2017 Set to Open

The doors will open 27th October, 5.30 pm at Susan Mains Gallery. A relatively young annual art exhibit, the Grenada Contemporary, hosted at Susan Mains Gallery has been growing rapidly; this year showing the work of 30 artists from 11 countries. In the exhibit’s inaugural year, 2014, 8 artists work were shown and since then,…

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,…

Making art is like cooking food

Originally posted on Asher Shares:
This is an analogy I find particularly useful, especially when talking to young artists about how the process and product of their art-making. It involves situating what we know about food, cooking, and the sale of food and how closely linked it is to art, art-making and the sale of…