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Artist’s Work Used During Counter-Protests In VA

Artist’s Work Used During Counter-Protests In VA

Aiming to make a point at the recent ‘Unite the Right’ white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, one man used a sign featuring a painting by Bermudian artist April Branco, using her work to help present a message of love and equality. Mark Martin contacted Ms Branco a few weeks ago asking permission to use a print of her painting... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Ami Zanders, Chan Richardson, Kyle Simmons, Mikayla Wilson, and Shona Maule are the recipients of this year’s Bermuda Arts Council Student Grant Awards, a programme which awards grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to help support Bermudian artists. Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva met with the recipients, saying: “It was such a... Read more of this article

Sand Castle Competition Set For September 2

Sand Castle Competition Set For September 2

The public is invited to the Bermuda Sand Castle Competition, set to be held on Saturday, September 2 at Horseshoe Bay Beach. Organizer, Hannah Strang, tells Bernews of her unlikely career rooted in the competition.Hannah says she grew up building sand castles on the beach with her friends and after graduating from University with an art degree, she... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Naked Canvas’ Art & Fashion Show

Photos: ‘Naked Canvas’ Art & Fashion Show

Fashion and art merged at the ‘Naked Canvas’ fashion showcase, which showcased the work of local fashion designers Desiree Riley, James Lee, and Raffine Whaley; along with local artists Chakara Burrows, Talisa Dyer, and Calix Smith. In describing the event, a spokesperson said, “October 18, 2016 was the date of the conversation between... Read more of this article

Fashion Illustrator’s Bermuda Inspired Drawings

Fashion Illustrator’s Bermuda Inspired Drawings

Bermuda has proven to be a popular source of artistic inspiration for fashion illustrator Holly Nichols, with the artist’s Bermuda-inspired illustrations garnering more than 40,000 ‘likes’ after being shared on Instagram Ms Nichols visits her roommate from college in Bermuda each year, and told Bernews these visits have been the inspiration... Read more of this article

Artists To Be Showcased At Caribbean Festival

Artists To Be Showcased At Caribbean Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced the lineup of local visual artists whose artwork has been selected to represent Bermuda at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados, which will take place from August 17 to August 27. This follows a previous announcement earlier this month revealing the lineup of local participants taking part in CARIFESTA... Read more of this article

Mirrors 10th Anniversary Art Competition Exhibit

Mirrors 10th Anniversary Art Competition Exhibit

Premier David Burt and the Minister of Social Development & Sports Zane DeSilva attended the opening of Mirrors’ 10th Year Anniversary Student Art Competition ‘Reflections of Bermuda,’ which is on display in the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks. Mirrors Programme Manager Mrs. Kimberley Jackson gives a tour of the exhibit to Premier... Read more of this article

BSoA To Open Two New Exhibits On Friday

BSoA To Open Two New Exhibits On Friday

The Bermuda Society of Arts will open two new exhibits on Friday, July 28th from 5-7pm, with all exhibitions set to run until Tuesday, August 29 2017 Onions Gallery: Plastics Gone Wild “Help raise awareness about plastic pollution in our ocean and the serious threat it poses to marine life,” BSoA said. “In conjunction with KBB and... Read more of this article

Video: Lusher Performs With Chance The Rapper

Video: Lusher Performs With Chance The Rapper

On July 5, NPR released an installment of their popular ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ series featuring Chance the Rapper. Behind Chance, Bermudian Ben Lusher and his fellow ‘Thirdstory’ band members, Richard Saunders and Elliot Skinner, performed as background vocalists on the small stage in the middle of an NPR office. The set featured... Read more of this article

Masterworks Museum Celebrates 30th Birthday

Masterworks Museum Celebrates 30th Birthday

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. What started out as a nomadic collection has grown into a purpose-built Museum, which opened in 2008. Masterworks has come a long way from its humble beginnings – adding more cultural and historical treasures to their collection over the years. “We have... Read more of this article

Three New Exhibits Opening At the BSoA

Three New Exhibits Opening At the BSoA

There are three new exhibits opening at the Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) in City Hall on Friday, July 7th. Showing in their Onions Gallery is ‘Practice What You Teach’ displaying works by teachers from primary, middle and senior schools in various mediums.In their Edinburgh Gallery, they will be displaying ‘This Side of the Reef’ by... Read more of this article

Three BSOA Exhibits To Open On July 7th

Three BSOA Exhibits To Open On July 7th

The Bermuda Society of Art is hosting an opening reception on Friday, July 7 from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, with the exhibitions to continue until Tuesday, July 25. A spokesperson said, “Showing in our Onions Gallery is ‘Practice What You Teach,’ displaying works by teachers in various mediums. It seemed time for the teachers to get an opportunity... Read more of this article

Student Turns Personal Project Into School Effort

Student Turns Personal Project Into School Effort

After being given the challenge of building a Sierpinski Pyramid last year, Purvis Primary student DaShawn Vickers has seen his initial effort turn into an art project that has encompassed the entire student body, leading him to win the People’s Choice Award at the Annual Primary School Art Show this year. A spokesperson said, “Last year, as a primary... Read more of this article