Big Art Adventure!

The ultimate of art adventures, the Venice Biennale has for 155 years been the premier art exhibition in the world.  Grenada’s artists have not yet had the privilege of  representing their country in art at this prestigious event, nonetheless, a contingent of Grenada’s leading artists found their way to Italy to be inspired by the…

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…

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…

10 Ways to Develop Your Own Artistic Style

Here is an article I wrote a few years ago that I think is time to dust off and revisit. Enjoy! ———— The development of a personal artistic style or concept is crucial, not only to differentiate yourself from the plethora of other practicing artists but also to find fulfillment in expressing your own ideas.…

How to Collect Art in Grenada

                  Recently, I wrote an article on the socio-economic value of collecting art, especially when compared to other things you may spend money on. Some people may be excited about collecting art and converting their money into a timeless and never ending supply of beauty and inspiration but with the myriad of options may…