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…

One Year Open….and counting.

  A year ago, in very slow economic times, we closed our eyes and made  a leap of faith.  To take Art and Soul Gallery to another level we expanded our space in Spiceland Mall. The new space is large, welcoming, well lit, modern, cool, and best of all, filled with the work of some…

Late comers for the June show

So of course Susan’s work is the last to come in. Maybe the oil paint was still drying–yes thats it, the oil paint was still drying! See at Art and Soul Gallery now.               Remember you can purchase any of these paintings using our 6 month no interest payment…

Asher Mains’ 10 Rules of Painting

I nearly put “rules” in quotations in the title because it comes across a little more hard and fast than I mean it to. There is something to the idea that given infinite options, creativity is limited. Give yourself constructive boundaries and flourish within your bounds. These “rules” are things that I’ve learned over the…

Work Boat Rainy Day

So could it have rained any more on the Saturday of the Grenada Sailing Festival 2013?  I suppose so. We may not have had those 5 minute bursts of sunshine that created all the drama in the skies.  The sailors didn’t mind the rain, they were wet anyway.  And I was wet.  I didn’t mind–no…

A Trio of Grenadianism

 “Harvest” 20″ x 10″ Acrylic   “Donkey Darius” 16″ x 12″ Acrylic  “Bluggoe Boy”  16″ x 12″ Susan Mains, Little paintings with a local theme The simple ways still exist–still feed the body and the spirit.

Carenage on a Sunday Morning, Grenada

There are those moments that transport you instantly to another time. This moment in the early morning on the Carenage in St. George’s was one of those. The church with its newly restored roof, the Georgian architecture, the reflection in the water, and most of all, the quiet portray a story from 100 years, or…

Always a Critic

So there are always the critics–those who stand back and analyze, then gesture, then declare that they could have done it better. But look at the concentration on these ladies’ faces. Young and old, they have been there, done that, and can recognize it even looking sideways. I wouldn’t want to be the topic of…

At rest…

  Patiently, she sits and waits for her captain.  The small wooden boat, built with skillful hands, used and abused,  often repaired, layers of different coloured paint showing through the nicks and bumps, she carries her load.  Ever faithful.