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…

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…

September show for Art and Soul Gallery

We rehung the gallery today–have a look!  New work by Oliver Benoit, Maria McClafferty, Asher Mains, Susan Mains, Marie Messenger.   We think it looks really sleek and elegant–what do you think? Oliver BenoitSusan MainsThe archives The archivesMarie Messenger raku ceramicsits on a glass plain by Maria McClafferty Asher Mains with portrait, “Istra with 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…