Stix and Pics — Jason Crew Built a Boat!

First look Friday Feb 2 5 pm.  Spiceland Mall Grand Anse Grenada    Out of one piece of plywood and some sticks.  Jason is a transplant sailor to Grenada from Alaska.  He is also an artist, and a maker.  So he made this boat from one piece of plyboard and some sticks.  Thats why he…

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…

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…

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…