Art Exhibition To Benefit Chewstick Foundation

February 17, 2014

IWC logoMembers of the International Women’s Club [IWC] of Bermuda will be exhibiting artwork for purchase with the proceeds being donated to Chewstick Foundation. The exhibition will be showcasing a variety of mediums featuring painting, photography, quilting, clay work, and jewelry.

“The artists’ experiences in Bermuda are the source of their inspiration for their creations”, a spokesperson said. “An opening reception will mark the beginning of the exhibition and will be held in the ACE Gallery on Friday, March 7th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served during the event which is open to the public.

“50+ works of art have been donated by IWC members and will be available for purchase with the proceeds going to Chewstick. All works are available for purchases during the reception and a silent auction on pieces donated by Friends of the IWC and can be paid by cash or cheque.

“To purchase works after the reception, please contact or The ACE Group has generously donated its gallery for the exhibition and is a sponsor of the opening reception.

“The ACE Gallery, located in the ACE Building, 17 Woodbourne Avenue, Hamilton, is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am – 2pm or by appointment for groups. Groups should call in advance to book an appointment on 295-5200. The exhibition will run until March 21, 2014.

“The event will be held in March to coincide with Women’s History Month which highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.”

A Chewstick Foundation spokesperson said, “The International Women’s Club of Bermuda an organization focused on promoting intellectual growth, encouraging social fellowship and assisting in the integration of newcomers to Bermuda, will hold a an Art Exhibition Fundraiser “Bermuda – And Everyday Life” on Friday March 7th, 2014, at the ACE Gallery.

“The IWC and The Chewstick Foundation invite members of the community to bid on over 40 pieces donated by the members of the IWC, Friends of the IWC and artists affiliated with The Chewstick Foundation.

“The pieces will be a mix of media including photography, painting, drawing, quilting, clay work and handmade jewelry. Proceeds will be donated to The Chewstick Foundation.

“The Chewstick Foundation welcomes this partnership as the IWC’s focus is on integrating newcomers to the island in the spirit of mutual growth and understanding, thus furthering the vision of breaking down barriers to uplift the community consciousness.

“The Chewstick Foundation whose mission is to empower storytelling, creative expression and social justice to enrich youth, arts, culture and community will also provide entertainment and a talent auction alongside the installations so that attendees can also bid on performances of poetry, steel pan singing or DJ services at your next event.

“Please join the members of the IWC and The Chewstick Foundation at the opening reception Friday, March 7th from 5:30 – 7:30pm at the ACE Gallery on 17 Woodbourne Avenue in the City of Hamilton.

“Artwork will be available for viewing and bidding until March 20th; ACE Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 11:00a.m. to 2pm. For more information email the IWC at or Visit for more information on The Chewstick Foundation.”

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  1. Darlene Fortin says:

    Thank you for reporting our Art Exhibition, we are very proud to be working with Chewstick to raise funds for their Organization.

    Darlene Fortin
    International Women’s Club of Bemruda