When Grenadians Come Home

  August is the traditional month when Grenadians who live abroad come home to visit.  Considering that there are more Grenadians who live in the United States, Canada, and Europe than there are in our island, it is quite an overwhelming homecoming!  Family reunions, School reunions, Carnival, Carriacou Regatta, Emancipation Celebrations, all compel travelers to…

Suelin Low Chew Tung — The Island Bagatelle

Suelin Low Chew Tung is a Grenadian artist with many years of exhibitions and art activism. “The cornerstone of my work philosophy uses art to address historical ideas as part of our cultural dialogue and identity. This series speaks to the many calls from the Caribbean, including Grenada for UK reparation.” Using Adrinkra symbols from…

Call to Artists– Contemporary Grenada 2016

Grenada  Contemporary 2016— Art Exhibition Open call for artist participation. In its third edition, the Contemporary Grenada Art Exhibition aims to continue exposing the contemporary work being done in Grenada to local and international audiences by focusing on themes that are relevant not only to our context, but also the international contemporary art arena. Grenada is…

Asher Mains and “Sea Lungs” on the go.

Susan Mains Gallery will feature the work of Asher Mains at the Rhy Art Fair in Basel, Switzerland June 16-19.  Watch this video of Asher talking about “Sea Lungs”  the work shown in the Trio Bienal in Rio di Janeiro Brazil in 2105.  This is the work that will be featured at the fair.

Susan Mains Gallery travels to Switzerland

RHY ART FAIR is a young international contemporary art fair, developing the artist-to-public relationship during the great art week in Basel. RHY ART presents from 16 to 19 June 2016 works of newcomers and established artists: paintings, sculptures, art photography, digital art, and much more in the Rhypark Hall Basel. In June 2016, Rhypark Basel…

Grenada Chocolate Fest Art Exhibit

In a word, the work that Grenada’s artist brought for the Grenada Chocolate Festival exhibit was delicious.  Much like chocolate itself, it was complex, sweet, dark, grounded in Grenada, and totally alluring .  From Rene Froelich’s sculpture of a woman stepping out of a cocoa pod, to the figurative paintings of Michael Paryag portraying Grenada…

Grenada Chocolate Festival Art Exhibit

  If its nice, do it twice!  Actually this is the third time.  Multiples.  Art and Chocolate.  Paintings, Sculpture, Video–Grenada’s artists using all of the creative force to express this powerful component of our culture.  Don’t Miss it!  Tuesday, 17th May 5:30 pm at Susan Mains Gallery at Spiceland Mall.  See you there with smiles!…

Xandra Fisher Retrospective in Textile

Xandra Fisher will open her 10 year retrospective exhibition March 18th at the Susan Mains Gallery.  A graduate of the Chicago Institute of Art, she brings a wealth of experience to the cloth.  Inspired by colour and movement, influences of both Grenada and California can be detected in the details.  She cites the Gees Bend…

Review of Asher Mains Society: Cocoa

By Deborah Root The three figures standing tall in Keepers of the Earth greet us as they invite us into their world. Substantial and strong, delighted with the produce they offer, they become iconic images of cocoa production in Grenada. The large size of the canvas (96” x 88”) ennobles these cocoa workers, transforming individuals…