We have been featured!

The amazing Corrie Scott of Barbados puts out this art and event guide every month.  We are so appreciative that she included our recent show at Art Medellin in Colombia. Click here to to see the great coverage!  You can also see some of the great art and photography happening in Barbados. November 2016 Arts…

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…

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…

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…

A little run-a-way to Barbados

Contemporary Caribbean Art — an unexpected rise. Grenadian artists Susan Mains and her son Asher Mains and a few artist friends took a trip to Italy in 2013 to see the Venice Biennale. It was a look see. Could Grenada possibly participate in this world famous art event. It was a dream—a day dream. Fast…

Benoit Builds with Bricks of Identity

Oliver Benoit’s “Anima Externalised” Approaching Oliver Benoit’s solo show titled, “Anima Externalised”, viewers will see familiar elements of Benoit’s paintings but Grenada’s foremost abstractionist offers new and provoking material based on Grenada’s collective identity and heritage. “Anima” is a psychology term coined by Carl Jung that is an archetype of collective unconsciousness. The paintings, depicting…

Sea Lungs

Originally posted on Asher Mains:
Context As someone who has grown up in the island environment, particularly Grenada, it is apparent how crucial our connection to the sea is. Whether the sea is feeding us or attracting visitors, we are in constant dialogue with and our health and well-being is in constant relation to the…