Caribbean Fine Art Fair Barbados 2016
It is our pleasure to confirm that Divi Southwinds Resort, Christ Church, Barbados will host the 6th CaFA Fair Barbados from March 9-13, 2016. Over the past 5 years we have presented the works of over 75 artists representing 15 Caribbean nations, USA, Brazil and Africa. CaFA Fair Barbados will continue to present a unique look at the region’s visual and performing arts including distinguished symposium presenters, fashion, spoken word, and film. View images from our 5th Anniversary event, held from March 11-15, 2015 at https://www.facebook.com/CaFAFairBarbados/photos_stream
2015 continues to be an exciting year for CaFA Fair Barbados and our participating artists. Beyond the success of CaFA Fair Barbados 2015 both in terms of art sales and visiting patrons, artists continue to receive opportunities to advance their careers and showcase their creativity.
The Directors of Caribbean Fine Art Fair and the Dwyer Cultural Center invite you to attend "An Evening of Art & Elegance" Thursday, November 12, 2015 (NEW DATE), 6-10 pm at the Dwyer Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue (at 123rd Street), New York, NY 10027. Featured performers for the evening are the Eric Frazier Quintet with vocalists Pamela Cornelius and The Soyemi Sisters. Special guest appearance by K-Jil! The evening will also feature an auction of works donated by prominent visual artists including Ava Tomlinson, Diogenes Ballester, Patricia Brintle, S. Ross Browne, Charles Dey, J.W. Ford, Carl E. Hazelwood, Hedy Klineman, Beatrice Mellinger, Danny Simmons, and others TBA. Tickets are $75 each, including complimentary food and cocktails. Proceeds from "Evening of Art & Elegance" will benefit educational and creative programming at the Dwyer Cultural Center and Caribbean Fine Art Fair Barbados.
Tikhonova-Wintner Gallery in association with CaFA Fair Barbados presents "News from the Islands: 6 Caribbean Printmakers" from November 1, 2015 – January 17, 2016, featuring Diogenes Ballester (Puerto Rico), Pepe Coronado (DR), Francks Francois Deceus (Haiti), Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez (DR). Leslie Jimenez (DR), and Jamaica’s Ava Tomlinson. The gallery is located in historic Mount Morris district in Harlem, New York City. Opening reception: Saturday, November 7, 4-7pm. An Artist Talk moderated by Trinidadian scholar Daniela Fifi is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, 7pm. Visit TikhonovaWintner.com for further details.
From December 3, 2015 – February 3, 2016 the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem, NYC, will host “Contemporary Painting & Printmaking: Selections from CaFA Fair Barbados” an exhibition celebrating Caribbean culture, which will feature artwork by Ras Ishi Butcher (Barbados); Patricia Brintle (Haiti); members of the Coronado Print Studio (Dominican Republic); Bernard Hoyes (Jamaica); Jean Patrick Icart-Pierre (Haiti); Jamal Ince (Barbados); Alfredo Isaac (Panama); Hedy Klineman (Barbados); Beatrice Mellinger (Martinique); and Jesma Noel (Grenada); as well as video presentation and interaction with personalities who are shaping its programming. The Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2015. Visit www.dwyercc.org for more information on Dwyer events and rentals.
CaFA Fair Barbados will be represented by the paintings of Haitian American artist Francks F. Deceus at Prizm Art Fair in Miami, December 1- 11, 2015, during Art Basel Miami week. Please visit www.prizmartfair.com for details and updates.
Stay tuned to this space for more upcoming events and art news.