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Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s New Art Mural

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s New Art Mural

Dennis Joaquin has created another beautiful mural, this time an animal themed artistic creation he called the ‘Savanna.’ Mr Joaquin – who created an underwater mural on the wall surrounding his home in Warwick during the lockdown last year — told Bernews that the mural “has occupied my time during this lockdown”... Read more of this article

Masterworks Encourages Charman Prize Entries

Masterworks Encourages Charman Prize Entries

Masterworks is encouraging all artists – “local and resident, newcomers and professionals” – to participate in the 10th Biennial Charman Prize. A spokesperson said, “Since 2008, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art has hosted the Charman Prize, an art competition created to support local and resident arists. 2021 marks the... Read more of this article

Photos: Artist’s Installation At The Birdcage

Photos: Artist’s Installation At The Birdcage

Floral artist Nicky Gurret recently designed an installation at the Birdcage on Front Street in Hamilton for the 100th anniversary of the Bermuda Garden Club. Ms Gurret was assisted by Camille Chin-Gurret, Carol Sims, and Rosemary Holmes from the Bermuda Garden Club in installing the exhibit. Flowers were purchased from Carla DeSilva from M. DeSilva... Read more of this article

STEP Bermuda Talk To Be Held Thursday

STEP Bermuda Talk To Be Held Thursday

STEP Bermuda will be holding a STEP Talk webinar on Art Finance on Thursday [April 8]. A spokesperson said, “In the recent CNBC article ‘The wealthy are borrowing billions against their art collections,’ Freya Stewart explained how ‘a lot of our clients are entrepreneurs, and they use leverage across their businesses and personally.’ “In... Read more of this article

DYAN Art Auction To Benefit Family Centre

DYAN Art Auction To Benefit Family Centre

Artist Diane Maughan, also known as DYAN, will be auctioning two original paintings, with the proceeds to benefit the Family Centre. A spokesperson said, “Artist Diane Maughan, known in the art world as DYAN, knew she wanted to help children and families in need. According to the artist, the pandemic has deeply affected children and families worldwide,... Read more of this article

Bermuda National Gallery Launches Virtual Tour

Bermuda National Gallery Launches Virtual Tour

The Bermuda National Gallery has partnered with Burnt House Productions to launch a new 360-degree immersive digital walkthrough of their current exhibitions, which allows visitors to explore the different galleries housed within BNG with the click of a mouse.“As Bermuda’s premiere arts institution, Bermuda National Gallery continually strives... Read more of this article

Masterworks Closed, Offer ‘Art At Home’ Online

Masterworks Closed, Offer ‘Art At Home’ Online

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is temporarily closing due to the new government regulations — which mandated that all museums close due to a spike in Covid cases — however they plan to “bring you art at home” via their website and social media. An email sent out by the organisation said, “Dear members, friends, volunteers... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Centre’s “Sea And Sand” Show

Bermuda Arts Centre’s “Sea And Sand” Show

The Bermuda Arts Centre is getting set to open a members’ show titled ‘Sea And Sand’ on Sunday [March 28] at the Gallery. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Arts Centre is excited to announce the opening of their new show ‘Sea and Sand’. Opening this Sunday, March 28 at the Gallery.“A members’ show featuring... Read more of this article

Artistic Collaboration To Benefit Hospice

Artistic Collaboration To Benefit Hospice

Twelve local artists created a unique piece of artwork — which involved them all painting one square which were then combined together — with the art to serve as a fundraiser to benefit the Friends Of Hospice, with people asked to take part in an auction to sponsor the squares. A spokesperson said, “Michele Smith, Chairperson of the... Read more of this article

Ocean View Student Logo Contest Extended

Ocean View Student Logo Contest Extended

Ocean View Golf & Country Club is extending the submission date for entries for its logo rebranding competition to April 9, with college students now invited to join high school students in submitting their work. The winner of the competition is set to receive an iPad, a junior membership for one year at Ocean View, and two complimentary golf lessons. The... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy To Open ‘Persona’ Art Exhibit

Warwick Academy To Open ‘Persona’ Art Exhibit

The Warwick Academy International Baccalaurate Visual Arts class of 2021 is getting set to open an art exhibition entitled “Persona” tomorrow [March 19] at the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks. A spokesperson said, “The Warwick Academy International Baccalaurate Visual Arts class of 2021 is pleased to open their exhibition this Friday,... Read more of this article

Wilson, Richardson Awarded Arts Council Grants

Wilson, Richardson Awarded Arts Council Grants

Rory Wilson and Rick Richardson each received $5,000 to assist with their respective film projects, with Mr Wilson working on a short film called Coerce, while Mr Richardson is producing a documentary on the Labour movement in Bermuda. A Government spokesperson said, “Today the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. the Hon. Ernest Peets, JP,... Read more of this article

$3,000 Prize: City Marquee Sign Design Contest

$3,000 Prize: City Marquee Sign Design Contest

The City of Hamilton is inviting local artists and groups to participate in the “Bermuda” Marquee Sign Design Contest, with the winner set to receive $3,000, with the contest portion for the design element only, not for the fabrication or installation of the art. A spokesperson said, “Could you be the designer of Bermuda’s most iconic... Read more of this article