The 5th Edition of CaFA Fair - Barbados will return to the Historic Spirit Bond Building, Bridgetown, from March 11 - 15, 2015. We are planning an exciting event program including distinguished symposium presenters, fashion, spoken word, and film; with daily gift surprises for our patrons.
2014 continues to be an exciting year for CaFA Fair and our participating artists. Beyond the success of CaFA Fair Barbados 2014 both in terms of art sales and visiting patrons, artists will be featured at the following upcoming events:
CaFA Fair Barbados will partner with Anchor Strategy Group to present the work of acclaimed Caribbean artists Sir Roland Richardson of St. Martin and Jamaica’s Bernard Hoyes at the Go Caribbean Business and Investment Expo, which will be held September 22-23, 2014 at the Brooklyn Marriott Hotel, Brooklyn, NY. Sir Roland will be on hand to speak in one of the sessions featuring the role of the arts as a vital tourism vehicle and economic engine. Visit gocaribbeanexpo.eventbrite.com for further details.
We are pleased to be associated with Patron of the Hearts Organization, based in Jacksonville, FL which provides urgent cardiac surgery and medical care for children across the Caribbean and Latin America who do not have access to the needed treatment at home. "Caribbean Tales, One Heart at a Time" will feature the work of 6 CaFA Fair artists, among others, and will be held at a local art gallery in Jacksonville TBA, opening October 2. Meanwhile the actual Patron of the Hearts benefit will be held on October 24, 2014. For further details on how you can attend or contribute please visit www.patronsofthehearts.org for more information.
December 2012 saw the first product of an agreement between CaFA Fair and the producers of Art Africa Miami Art Fair under which CaFA Fair selected Caribbean artists who were showcased during Art Africa Miami 2012, part of Art Basel Miami week. Renamed Prizm in 2013, we have agreed to work in partnership to develop the exposure of artists of the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and the Americas to a global audience. CaFA Fair Barbados and its artists will again be featured at Prizm Art Fair in Miami from December 4-8, 2014. Visit www.prizmartfair.com for updates.
Exhibitions are in planning stages for the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem and Strivers Gardens Gallery, also in Harlem, which will take us into 2015. Stay tuned to this space for further details.