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…

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…

Bio: Marie Messenger

Marie Messenger breaths life into lumps of clay. Her delicately modeled figures seem to be mid-sentence, pausing pensively before going on. Messenger uses a Raku method for firing her ceramic figures. Mostly self taught, Messenger moved from the UK to continue her art work in Grenada in 2002. Since then she has been an active…

Bio: Rene Froehlich

René Froehlich started to paint when he was 14 years old and studied Art and Sculpture in Germany. “Here in The Caribbean, I have come to realize how intense human beings and their social problems fuse with nature. Here, the powerful energy of the people and nature have stimulated my thoughts and spirit. It has…