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…

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…

Christina Cornier — “Gaze”

Christina’s work makes a powerful feminist statement. She takes on the artist gaze–the interpretation of the female body that has historically belonged to the realm of male painters. Her women are strong, and look directly at you, the viewer. You do not want to miss seeing this exhibition of large paintings. You will be inspired.…

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…

Cocoa Tea with the Artist

Preview Christina Cornier’s exhibition by watching this video.  We had an intimate group at the gallery on December 31 sharing good Grenadian cocoa tea and good art talk! Christina’s exhibit opens Jan 14th, 5:30 pm at Susan Mains Gallery, Spiceland Mall, Grenada. Click here to Watch the Video  

Contemporary Art — Big Ideas Well Expressed

The Susan Mains Gallery at Spiceland Mall pulsed with Energy last Thursday evening as the exhibition of Grenada Contemporary 2015 was opened to the public. The work of the thirteen artists was found to be intriguing by the young, engaged minds of the many who came out to show support. The call to participate that…

Grenada Contemporary 2015– We invite you

  Artists: Christina Cornier, Oliver Benoit, Asher Mains, Andrea McCloud, Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe, Suelin Low Chew Tung, Jason Cambell, Frederika Adam, Tony LaHee, Rene Froehlich, Targhyl Thomas, John Henry Thursday, 10th December, 5:30 pm  Susan Mains Gallery at Spiceland Mall

Art Class — You Asked For It!

Asher Mains offers this first class in drawing.  Meeting once a week for six weeks, this is a perfect starter class for young people or adults. The three hour sessions give enough time to really delve into learning necessary skills.  Drawing is the foundation needed to explore many other areas of art–it is a starting…

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…