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Tributes Paid To Artist Dennis Joaquin

Tributes Paid To Artist Dennis Joaquin

Tributes have been paid following the passing of Dennis Joaquin, with the art community noting he was a “creative talent” and “someone who had such a positive impact on our visual narratives as a country.” An artist of extraordinary talent, Mr Joaquin was well known for the vibrant murals that graced the wall of his Warwick... Read more of this article

Six Students Earn Bermuda Arts Council Grants

Six Students Earn Bermuda Arts Council Grants

The Ministry announced that Naimah Frith, Zihaire Adams, Nalani Dowling, Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Gherdai Hassell and DaeLyn Saint-Surin were awarded the Bermuda Arts Council [BAC] Student Grants. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. the Hon. Ernest Peets and the Bermuda Arts Council are pleased to announce... Read more of this article

Sharing Hope Through Letters & Drawings

Sharing Hope Through Letters & Drawings

Following their decision to suspend in-person preaching in response to Covid-19, Jehovah’s Witness have shifted to “sharing a positive Bible message with their neighbours through letters and phone calls.” A spokesperson said, “With her bouquet of colourful pencils and writing materials, 14-year-old Sarah Marshall finishes the letter... Read more of this article

2021 Bermuda Sandcastle Competition Winners

2021 Bermuda Sandcastle Competition Winners

The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition took place this past Saturday [Sept 4] at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with Abigail Kempe, Anna Balada, Adrienne Smatt, and Lindsey Cubbon of Team Monsters Inc winning the Best Overall Prize, earning $1,000. Posting the images below on the Bermuda Sandcastle Competition’s Facebook page, the organisers said, “Saturday... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Sandcastle Contest

Photos & Video: Bermuda Sandcastle Contest

[Updated with video] The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition took place today [Sept 4] at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with a wide array of examples of sand art on display, showcasing the talents of the sand sculptors.  We will update with the results and a video as able. Video for Bernews by Jroc Communications: Related... Read more of this article

Masterworks To Feature Jayde Gibbons Show

Masterworks To Feature Jayde Gibbons Show

Masterworks Museum will be featuring Jayde Gibbons’ solo show, “MNFR” this month, with the show focusing on “documenting Black Bermudian Men – their experiences, their stories, their truths.” A spokesperson said, “For the month of September, the Rick Faries Gallery, at Masterworks Museum, will be featuring local artist and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Centre’s ‘Sunrise Sunset’ Show

Bermuda Arts Centre’s ‘Sunrise Sunset’ Show

[Updated] The Bermuda Arts Centre is getting set to open a members’ show titled ‘Sunrise Sunset’ on Sunday [Sept 5] at the Seabreeze Lounge at the Elbow Beach Hotel. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Arts Centre invites you to an art opening and paint out on Sunday, September 5, 2021. “We are excited to partner with Seabreeze Lounge... Read more of this article

Sandcastle Prizes: $1,000, Hotel Stay & More

Sandcastle Prizes: $1,000, Hotel Stay & More

The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition will be held on Saturday, September 4 at Horseshoe Bay Beach, offering an array of prizes. A spokesperson said, “Planning for the event has had some tense moments this year, but organizer Hannah Emmerson is excited to announce that they have been given the green light to hold the annual event on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sandcastle Competition On Sept 4

Bermuda Sandcastle Competition On Sept 4

The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition will be held on Saturday, September 4th at Horseshoe Bay Beach, and the free workshops and tutorials will be held on Saturday, August 28th, Wednesday, September 1st, and Thursday, September 2nd. The event poster says, “Bermuda Sandcastle Competition Horseshoe Bay Beach Sat, Sep 4th, 2021. Due to Covid-19 regulations... Read more of this article

Halifax Magazine Features Duane Jones

Halifax Magazine Features Duane Jones

Duane Jones has been featured on the cover of the August 2021 issue of My Halifax Experience magazine. According to his website, “Art Pays Me is a lifestyle brand and podcast founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia by Duane Jones in 2011. Duane is an Artist and Designer who moved to Halifax from Bermuda in 2000 to attend the Nova Scotia College of Art... Read more of this article

Dr Edwin Smith Art Review Of Kok Wan Lee Show

Dr Edwin Smith Art Review Of Kok Wan Lee Show

Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] said they had “the pleasure of a renowned artist, Dr. Edwin Smith, review one of their current shows by Kok Wan Lee. This will be Lee’s final solo exhibition on until August 24, 2021.”There are lines everywhere. And with them, Kok Wan Lee has succeeded in his intention to stir emotions. His work, in what... Read more of this article

Christie’s In NY To Display Gherdai Hassell Art

Christie’s In NY To Display Gherdai Hassell Art

Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell will be auctioning her artwork at Christie’s Auction House at Christie’s New York. The work will be on display at the Rockerfella Center in Manhattan throughout the month of August. The report on the Christie’s website said, “Christie’s, in partnership with visionary curator Destinee Ross-Sutton, is proud... Read more of this article

Masterworks: “Dive In: The Art Of The Wreck”

Masterworks: “Dive In: The Art Of The Wreck”

Masterworks Museum is getting set to highlight late diver, explorer, and artist Teddy Tucker in ‘Dive In: The Art of the Wreck’ from August 6 to August 31. A spokesperson said, “For the month of August, the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks Museum will be dedicated to highlighting late diver, explorer, and artist Teddy Tucker in ‘Dive... Read more of this article