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…

Bio: Oliver Benoit

Oliver Benoit is a Grenadian artist who has been painting for over 35 years. Oliver began as a landscape and still life painter before devoting his time to the abstract genre. His paintings are in oil, acrylic, and encaustic. His multilayered and thus multidimensional work seeks to provoke the viewer, imploring them to question their…

Bio: Susan Mains

In a word, Susan Mains paints with passion. The resonance of vibrant colour, the broad, gestural stokes of the brush or knife, and the mystery of the tale she spins in each painting convincingly portrays her passionate love for the Caribbean. Born of American parents, Susan came to the Caribbean in 1970 while yet a…

Bio: Stephen Mains

Oldest son of Susan Mains, Stephen’s work represents a lifetime of experience in the Caribbean and the subsequent conceptual process of environmental extraction. His minimalist approach to the canvas creates a meditative locus similar to a Rothko painting. His ‘Newman-sharp’ horizon lines bisect his two palettes of color, each simultaneously placid yet quietly tumultuous. Stephen’s…