Caribbean Fine Art Fair Barbados 2020
March 11-15, 2020
Join us at the 10th Edition of CaFA Fair Barbados which will be held from March 11-15, 2020 at the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle Gallery & Annex, Tom Adams Financial Center, Spry Street, Bridgetown, Barbados. The management, artists, volunteers and supporters are looking forward to our return to this wonderful venue at the home of the Barbados Central Bank, as well as our ever-expanding footprint in Historic Bridgetown.
Over 50 artists will exhibit their artwork, as well as our Caribbean Fashion Showcase, and presentations on Symposium Saturday focused on topics relevant to the arts in Barbados and the Caribbean. The documentary film, “The Fire this Time”, will debut at CaFA Fair Barbados on opening night, and a presentation of artwork by Barbadian students and live performances will be held at Norman Centre Mall, Broad Street on Friday and Saturday during the daytime.
An exciting itinerary of musical, spoken word and theatrical performances is on tap as part of the inaugural BRIDGETOWN INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday evening, March 14th and 15th, at the Grande Salle complex’s inner amphitheater.
These events will run concurrently with CaFA Fair Barbados as we continue to present a unique look at the region’s visual and performing arts including distinguished symposium presenters, fashion, spoken word, and film.
Please click the image below for pictures from 2019:
The organizers, partners and associates of CaFA Fair Barbados continue to provide opportunities for our participating artists to advance their careers and showcase their creativity:
On Friday, August 16, 2019, 6-9 pm, Newark, New Jersey’s Akwaaba Gallery hosted a reception for the opening of “Origins: Memories from the Metropolis”, an exhibition featuring 8 artists who all received their professional training in the metropolis of New York, but trace their origins to the nations of the Caribbean archipelago. Curated by CaFA Fair Director, Anderson M. Pilgrim, the paintings, designs and mixed media creations of Ademola Olugebefola, Carla Armour, Carlton Murrell, Diogenes Ballester, Francks Deceus, Kevin Darmarnie, Patricia Brintle, and Victor Davson presented a comprehensive and incisive exploration of Caribbean reflections from the major world capitals, London and New York City. 2 artists’ talks were held during the exhibition which ended on September 30, 2019.
The 2nd “Contemporary Art & Collectibles - At The Breakwater” opened on Wednesday, December 4 with a reception sponsored by Barbados Tourism and Mount Gay Rum at the Breakwater Hotel, Ocean Drive, Miami, FL. The Fair continued from December 5-9, 2019 with a phenomenal lineup of artists representing Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean. For further details and updates visit www.athebreakwater.com
Caribbean and Diaspora artists were represented at Prizm Art Fair in Miami, December 2019, during Art Basel Miami week. Visit www.prizmartfair.com for details and updates.
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