Grenada Contemporary 2017 Set to Open

The doors will open 27th October, 5.30 pm at Susan Mains Gallery. A relatively young annual art exhibit, the Grenada Contemporary, hosted at Susan Mains Gallery has been growing rapidly; this year showing the work of 30 artists from 11 countries. In the exhibit’s inaugural year, 2014, 8 artists work were shown and since then,…

Restoration — Susan Mains and Rene Froelich

Join Susan and Rene for the opening of this truly intriguing exhibition.  Susan shows the paintings from the very start of her “Restoration Series”, never before seen in Grenada  Added are the paintings and photography of Especias Raras (Rare Spice) that made their debut in Medellin, Colombia.   Rene’s sculptures are elegant.  Light and form take…

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…

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 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!…

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

Call to Artists — Contemporary Grenada 2015

Contemporary Grenada 2015 Open call for artist participation. The Contemporary Grenada Art Exhibition in September of 2014 was a historic moment in the lives of Grenadian artists; two curators from Cuba assessed the work, and had interviews with the participating artists. Several opportunities arose from this exhibition in 2015, including the Grenada National Pavilion at…

Art and Chocolate–Great Connector of People

    Christina Cornier writes about her experience participating at the Art exhibition of the Grenada Chocolate Festival. My husband and I moved to Grenada, West Indies at the beginning of the year for him to attend medical school at St. George’s University. As the significant other of a medical student I was on my…

Meet our newest artist, Richard Jack

Richard Jack was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, 1949.  He began his career as an artist in 1976 in South Africa, painting and sculpting and exhibiting in Johannesburg and Durban.  He returned to newly independent Zimbabwe in 1981 and then began working with wood, stone and steel.  Due to the political unrest and economic uncertainty, in…

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…