New Executive Committee elected to serve Barbados Arts Council

A new executive committee has been elected to serve the Barbados Arts Council (BAC).

They are President, Martina Pilé; 1st Vice President, Rasheed Boodhoo; 2nd Vice President, Sylvester Clarke; Immediate Past President, Denzil Mann; Honorary General Secretary, Gordon Ashby; Assistant General Secretary, Patricia Browne; Honorary Treasurer, Allan Ashby; Administrative Secretary and Gallery Assistant, Annette Warden and Gallery Assistant, Maureen Ifill.

The executive members are Glenroy Jordan, Dr. Raymond Maughan, Neville Legall, Wayne Collymore-Taylor and Corrie Scott.

President, Martina Pilé, is an award-winning visual and craft artist.

Standing (from left to right) Gordon Oliver Ashby, Raymond Patrick Maughan, Allan Ashby, Wayne Collymore-Taylor, Corrie Scott, Patricia Browne, Glenroy Jordan.   Seated (left to right)  Sylvester Adelabu Clarke, Rasheed Boodhoo, Martina Pile, Denzil Mann and Neville Legall.

Standing (from left to right) Gordon Oliver Ashby, Raymond Patrick Maughan, Allan Ashby, Wayne Collymore-Taylor, Corrie Scott, Patricia Browne, Glenroy Jordan.
Seated (left to right) Sylvester Adelabu Clarke, Rasheed Boodhoo, Martina Pile, Denzil Mann and Neville Legall.

Noting that it was an honour to represent the BAC, she said that the newly elected executive committee would seek to promote the artists of the BAC in new and creative ways, develop a stronger relationship with the media, and forge links with regional and international arts councils.

The BAC is one of the island’s oldest art institutions. It will celebrate its 55th anniversary in December.

Its mandate includes preserving, collecting and exhibiting art. The BAC also aims to generate a greater appreciation for art amongst the wider population by fostering an understanding of art.

Persons who wish to join the BAC should complete the registration form and return it to the BAC’s Art Gallery at Pelican Village, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown. The registration form is also available at the website www.barbadosartscouncil.com.

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