Grenada Arts Council

We are working hard to make this a place where local artists and creatives can find helpful information about the art scene in Grenada! We are currently transitioning to a new executive body. The Grenada Arts Council (GAC) is a non-government volunteer body established in 1964 to promote creative potential in our Grenadian environment; encourageContinue reading “Grenada Arts Council”

Are the Art World’s ‘Peripheries’ Becoming the New Centers?

Politics Are the Art World’s ‘Peripheries’ Becoming the New Centers? Western museums are expanding their acquisition strategies. Nicola Trezzi, June 29, 2016 Fabrica de Pensule, Cluj. Courtesy Fabrica de Pensule In the Tate’s announcement of Frances Morris’s appointment as the new director of the Tate Modern this past January, the museum—whose new building has just opened—highlightedContinue reading “Are the Art World’s ‘Peripheries’ Becoming the New Centers?”

The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory

The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory Derek Walcott Felicity is a village in Trinidad on the edge of the Caroni plain, the wide central plain that still grows sugar and to which indentured cane cutters were brought after emancipation, so the small population of Felicity is East Indian, and on the afternoon that I visitedContinue reading “The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory”

Artist Profile: John Henry

John Henry born Grenadian, presently resides in Westerhall, St. Davids initially developed a interest in arts and design at the age of 13. Then after pursued it during Secondary and tertiary level education. In 2014 took the first step as a artist by joining the Art and Soul Gallery. After which participated in the uprisingContinue reading “Artist Profile: John Henry”

Grenada Arts Council New Executive Body

Grenada Arts Council, founded in 1964 as a volunteer organisation for the promotion, development, and education of our visual artists, has recently taken on a new executive body, conferred by the previous executive body. Led by Asher Mains, artist and educator, Grenada Arts Council will be looking for new ways to re-energize the creative environmentContinue reading “Grenada Arts Council New Executive Body”

What should I do with my creative child?

Originally posted here: How to Teach Art to Kids, According to Mark Rothko By Sarah Gottesman Jan 15, 2018 8:00 am Photo by Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images. If you’ve ever seen Mark Rothko’s paintings—large canvases filled with fields of atmospheric color—and thought, “a child could do this,” you’ve paid the Abstract Expressionist aContinue reading “What should I do with my creative child?”

What comes after being able to draw well?

I have seen a lot of talented young artists, mainly students, who have spent time learning how to draw well with graphite or charcoal on paper. This is a great discipline and good starting point for other avenues in art! Here are a few ways you can take your drawings to the next level. ExperimentContinue reading “What comes after being able to draw well?”