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Tag Archives: painting

  1. “Hustles and Scams: How the art scene does not work” by Lilian Sten-Nicholson

    Let me introduce myself. I am a painter, printmaker and freelance writer. Painting is my main gig. I have been a painter for as long as I can remember. But, I have also been involved in the visual arts in many other capacities, as a curator, administrator, consultant, tertiary level art tutor and art critic […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  2. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN PAINT FOR THE CURE HEADED TO ST LUCY

    Despite heavy rains and Covid-19 protocols, 35 aspiring artists set out for the Animal Flower Cave, St. Lucy to Paint for the Cure and raise funds for cancer awareness. The dragonfly symbol was chosen as it signifies the ability to overcome times of hardship and acts as a reminder to take time to reconnect with […]

    November 8, 2020PaintingNo comments
  3. Arts drive needed for Bermuda

    Bermuda must embrace the arts to help ditch its reputation as a “staid, boring and uninspiring” destination, the Premier said yesterday. David Burt, who added tourism to his portfolio this month, said a drive to boost film, fashion, arts and entertainment would restore “a buzz and a sense things are happening”. Mr Burt claimed the […]

    July 25, 2020GalleriesNo comments
  4. Artists Stamp Their Names On History’s Page: We Gatherin’ FutureSPACES Mural

    Three Barbadian women have emerged as the winners in the FutureSPACES competition which posted a $30,000 prize purse and attracted dozens of entries. Using the moniker ‘A3’, the winning group is composed of Alanis Forde, Akilah Watts, and Anna Gibson. The FutureSPACES competition attracted entries from a bevy of skilled artists who pitched progressively creative […]

    February 15, 2020PaintingNo comments
  5. INCREASING NUMBERS COME OUT TO PAINT FOR THE CURE

    Scores of amateur painters gathered recently at the Radisson Aquatica Hotel to show off their artistic talents and to raise funds for a worthy cause. The popular Paint for the Cure fundraiser 2019 was a sold-out event when close to 50 people turned up to paint this year’s picture – the Tree of Life. The […]

    December 8, 2019PaintingNo comments
  6. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN HELPS A MICRO-BUSINESS

    In 2017, Aldrin Jordan was selling newspapers and LPG gas from a shed along Thorpe’s Main Road in St. James. Today, he is operating what he described as a community hardware from a building located over the other side of the road from his former station. The move to what now proudly wears the signage, […]

    March 25, 2019BusinessNo comments
  7. Harris Paints Using Knowledge to Fight Climate Change

    Harris Paints, the longtime Caribbean leader in paint solutions is providing its partners and stakeholders with solutions to help reduce the impact of hurricane activity and potential increases in environmental phenomena due to climate change. Harris organized a workshop series recently, entitled “The Value of High Performance Coatings” led by Martin Criado, Coatings Manager for […]

    October 1, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. ‘WALK FOR THE CURE’ COMMITTEE MOUNTS “DOLLAR DRIVE” AND “PAINT FOR THE CURE”

    As fund raising efforts intensify for the upcoming 2018 edition of the Walk for the Cure National Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, the public will be invited to join the employees of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank in the various branches as they mount the Pink Ribbon Dollar Drive. On Friday 31st August, clients visiting the […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PaintingNo comments
  9. Harris Paints Set for Further Growth as it Increases Caribbean Stake with Antigua Purchase

    The Harris Paints Group has extended their reach throughout the Caribbean with the recent purchase of the assets of Lee Wind Paints. The acquisition gives the company, sole manufacturing rights in Antigua. Harris Paints is a well-known brand in Antigua and has been the established market leader for many years supplied through Paints Plus, located […]

    August 26, 2018BusinessNo comments
  10. Private sector urged to support primary schools with ‘Conceive, Create, Cultivate’

    The Barbadian private sector is being urged to unite in support of “Conceive, Create, Cultivate“, a new initiative seeking to harness the power of a cheerful and colourful environment to stimulate greater achievement in Barbados’ primary schools. “Berger believes that creating a positive, cheerful environment, full of beautiful colors that create lasting beauty and protection, […]

    June 10, 2018BusinessNo comments
  11. Alison Chapman Andrews’ major retrospective at the newly renovated Queens Park Gallery!

    This Sunday 14th at 5:00 pm? A retrospective of the landscapes of one of Barbados’ best known artists, Alison Chapman-Andrews… It’s at the newly renovated Queens Park Gallery, which is fabulous, beside St Michael’s Cathedral downtown… an overview of 40 years of her iconic landscapes, some not seen in thirty years!

    January 13, 2018Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. IDB extends deadline for open call for artists

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is extending the deadline for artists to participate in an open call that is aimed for those who want to provoke, innovate and offer new perspectives on the development challenges of the region, as well as to demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of Latin America and the Caribbean. Artists from […]

    January 13, 2018Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. THREE MEN IN CIBC FIRST CARIBBEAN’S “PAINT FOR THE CURE” HELPING TO RAISE MORE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING

    “Paint For The Cure,” organised by the CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure Committee, concluded Breast Cancer Awareness month, with all proceeds going to the Barbados Cancer Society’s Breast Screening Programme. Patrons were treated to delicious treats including canapes, pink cupcakes and pink ribbon cookies compliments the Radisson, Dainty246 and Sugar and Spice Custom Cakes. […]

    October 29, 2017PaintingNo comments
  14. BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT SALE AT ART SPLASH IN HASTINGS! July 16, 2017Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. ANSA McAL SET TO ACQUIRE LEWIS BERGER (OVERSEAS HOLDINGS) LIMITED (LBOH)

    The ANSA McAL Group disclosed their wholly-owned subsidiary ANSA Coatings International has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lewis Berger (Overseas Holdings) Limited (LBOH) from Berger International Private Limited (BIPL), in an all-cash transaction, for an undisclosed sum, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in the third […]

    June 18, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Major Home Renovations as Bajan Reality TV – ‘Home Sweet Home’ Makeover TV Show!

    Nominate a deserving family for a MAJOR HOME MAKEOVER through the Arawak Cement Company “Home Sweet Home” Makeover TV Show. Click now for your applications forms today!

    May 31, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Harris Paints Introduces New Brand Formulated for Professionals

    The island’s leading paint company recently unveiled their newest line of decorative paints designed to help Barbadian professionals work within tight maintenance or renovation budgets providing a cost effective alternative where there is considerable pressure on prices. This innovative new line of Pro Speed Cover water-based, interior/exterior products is the first commercial paint specially designed […]

    March 13, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Coming Up at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination? February 12, 2017Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Exhibition Opening of “WE PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE” at Manor Lodge

    “WE PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE“ is an extraordinary exhibition, curated by Oneka Small, featuring more than 50 Bajan artists, past and present, in 8,000 square feet of space graciously made available by the Elcock Family, in celebration of Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence! “WE PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE” is one of the most comprehensive art exhibitions ever seen in […]

    November 13, 2016Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Calling all Interior Decorators and Contractors? Harris Commercial Centre in Wildey ready to serve, earlier than most!

    Sandwiched in the Wildey Industrial Estate close to Sanitation, the professional version of Harris’ products and services had a soft opening for members of the ancillary services of construction and interior decorating…

    November 6, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Harris Commercial Centre is the answer to every Contractor’s prayers…

    No dialing “F” for Frustration, an actual human being is present to assist in finishing those urgent orders to complete the finishing touches for that project, open from 7:30 for those in Construction, armchair renovators are under regular opening hours. 😉 Opposite the Sanitation Service Authority’s Wildey depot!

    November 6, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Early renovations? Harris Commercial Centre to the Rescue…

    If you’re a contractor and hate having to queue behind a Bajan version of Tim The Tool Man (Home Improvement) then you need to aim for Wildey bright and early in the morning for the Commercial Centre which is strictly for contractors and professional renovators, they even have coffee while you wait to fill your […]

    November 6, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. “My Dead Boyfriend” (2016) – Heather Graham, Comedy Movie

    A woman discovers who her couch potato boyfriend really was after she finds him dead at home.

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: J24 (Repeat Victory)

    Esperanza captained by Ian Mayers (yellow cap) once again pulls the most coveted spot in the Regatta…

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  25. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: St Lucia & Grenada Sailors

    This year saw Frederick Sweeney from St Lucia (represented at Extreme Left) and Dr Robbie Yearwood from Grenada in “Die Hard” (extreme right with Harris Paints CEO Ian Kenyon at Centre) making this event multi-national for the first time in a while…

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments