Tag: Art & artists

Somersfield Student Creates Yousafzai Mural

Somersfield Student Creates Yousafzai Mural

Selaah Stephenson, a 15-year-old Somersfield Academy student, has created a mural with a powerful message as part of her Personal Project, offering a 10-foot-image of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Created out of words, the mural depicts the story of Ms. Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban for promoting education... Read more of this article

Chewstick Finds New Home On Front Street

Chewstick Finds New Home On Front Street

The Chewstick Foundation has found a new home on 81 Front Street, Hamilton, the former home of Carole Holding Studios. The move follows after they received notice from the landlord at their Elliot Street headquarters late last year. Chewstick Foundation Executive Director, Gavin Djata Smith, said: “Chewstick has had many homes, from Hilly’s on Front... Read more of this article

Chewstick Installs Dr. E.F. Gordon Mural At BIU

Chewstick Installs Dr. E.F. Gordon Mural At BIU

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the 1965 BELCO strike, the Chewstick Foundation Community Art Program installed the first of a series of murals that will decorate the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] headquarters last night [Feb 2], with the mural featuring the late Dr. E. F. Gordon. The mural features a portrait of Dr. Gordon, as well as the slogan... Read more of this article

Community Invited To Take Part In BIU Mural

Community Invited To Take Part In BIU Mural

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the 1965 BELCO strike, the Chewstick Foundation will be continuing its Community Art Program by installing the first of a series of murals that will decorate the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] headquarters. The mural will aim to celebrate “the incredible history and leadership of this esteemed organization,”... Read more of this article

Call For Submissions For Charman Prize 2015

Call For Submissions For Charman Prize 2015

Masterworks has announced an open call for submissions for the seventh Charman Prize. Established in 2008 with the opening of the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, the Charman Prize awards cash prizes totaling $21,000. The Prize is open to all artists who have been residents of Bermuda for at least six months and to Bermudian artists who reside overseas.... Read more of this article

First Phase: Airport Nature Art Project Launches

First Phase: Airport Nature Art Project Launches

LookBermuda is officially launching the first phase of its Airport Art project, which will showcase large scale themed installations on open wall spaces throughout the L.F. Wade International Airport, designed to enhance the travelers experience. In this first phase, LookBermuda will focus on photographic installations that highlight Bermuda’s natural... Read more of this article

Masterworks Set To Present “A Stitch In Time”

Masterworks Set To Present “A Stitch In Time”

Masterworks is getting set to present a show by fabric artist and quilter Nancy Frith, dubbed “A Stitch In Time.” The show will take place at Masterworks from January 23 through February 18, 2015. The Masterworks newsletter said, “Nancy Frith is a Canadian/Bermudian fabric artist and quilter. Working with printed cotton and hand-painted... Read more of this article

“Art of Life” To Get Underway At Arts Centre

“Art of Life” To Get Underway At Arts Centre

The Bermuda Arts Center is getting set to host “Art of Life,” with the show highlighting “life itself” and the “art of living.” The show opens today [Jan 11] from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, with wine and food to be on hand. A spokesperson said, “The show revolves around life itself and what our member artists perceive... Read more of this article

Photos: Pink & Chameau’s “Au Natural” Art Show

Photos: Pink & Chameau’s “Au Natural” Art Show

Artists Ronnie Chameau and Donna Pink recently hosted an exhibit called “Au Natural” at the Bermuda Arts Centre, with Ms. Chameau saying of her pieces on display that “most of them sold.” Both of the artists’ works were created with only natural materials, including banana leaves, palm fronds, palmetto leaves, bay grape... Read more of this article

Ikebana Workshop To Be Held On Island

Ikebana Workshop To Be Held On Island

A workshop is being arranged at Masterworks in order to teach people in Bermuda about ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, with 16 spaces available to attend. The event flyer said, “Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is more than simply putting flowers in a container. It is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement... Read more of this article


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