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…

Suelin Low Chew Tung — The Island Bagatelle

Suelin Low Chew Tung is a Grenadian artist with many years of exhibitions and art activism. “The cornerstone of my work philosophy uses art to address historical ideas as part of our cultural dialogue and identity. This series speaks to the many calls from the Caribbean, including Grenada for UK reparation.” Using Adrinkra symbols from…

Call to Artists– Contemporary Grenada 2016

Grenada  Contemporary 2016— Art Exhibition Open call for artist participation. In its third edition, the Contemporary Grenada Art Exhibition aims to continue exposing the contemporary work being done in Grenada to local and international audiences by focusing on themes that are relevant not only to our context, but also the international contemporary art arena. Grenada is…

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…

Grenada Chocolate Festival Art Exhibit

  If its nice, do it twice!  Actually this is the third time.  Multiples.  Art and Chocolate.  Paintings, Sculpture, Video–Grenada’s artists using all of the creative force to express this powerful component of our culture.  Don’t Miss it!  Tuesday, 17th May 5:30 pm at Susan Mains Gallery at Spiceland Mall.  See you there with smiles!…

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.…

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

Oliver Benoit “Anima Externalised”

OLIVER BENOIT “Anima Externalised” Art and Soul Gallery Spiceland Mall Invitation to the Opening Thursday 15th Oct 2015 6:00 pm Oliver Benoit has most recently represented Grenada at the Biennale di Venezia in Venice Italy for the 56th Biennale. His multi-faceted work explores ideas of identity, nationalism, and personal place. Collected internationally, this Grenada presentation…