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National Gallery seeks artists for new exhibition

National Gallery seeks artists for new exhibition

| 10/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is calling on local artists to submit work for an exhibition that will examine the role women have played in the development of early modern Caymanian society from the 1800’s through the mid-20th century. About 15 contemporary artists will be selected and commissioned to […]

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National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery has opened a new exhibition, called “Tropical Visions”, which explores the evolution of landscape painting in the Cayman Islands. Drawing entirely on artwork from the National Collection and spanning a period of 50 years, the exhibition encompasses some of the earliest paintings in the collection as well as recent […]

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Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are presenting an exhibition of student artwork created during the Walkers Art Club programme, which runs at the gallery for the full school year. The five weekly afterschool art clubs support 75 public and private school students comprising foundation, primary (in Grand […]

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‘Biennial’ art project installed on Cayman Brac

‘Biennial’ art project installed on Cayman Brac

| 14/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of its inaugural tri-island Cayman Islands Biennial exhibition, “Cross Currents”, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands recently set up a multi-site project on Cayman Brac, which consists of a public art installation by Kaitlyn Elphinstone entitled “Coral Tiles (Contemporary Anthropocentric Tile Design) (2019)”. The installation follows the launch of […]

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Artists honoured at Biennial Awards

Artists honoured at Biennial Awards

| 11/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nasaria Suckoo Chollette took home the Bendel Hydes Award and Paige Jordison was honoured as Emerging Artist at the inaugural Cayman Islands Biennial Awards ceremony organised by the National Gallery. The event, held 10 April, was designed to formally recognise four of the artists – two winners and two runners-up – who […]

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Artists let ‘trash talk’ at new exhibition

Artists let ‘trash talk’ at new exhibition

| 09/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Utilising a range of techniques and a variety of discarded materials, a group of local visual artists, in collaboration with Plastic Free Cayman, are creating works of art from trash while raising awareness about waste and its environmental impact. The resulting art is being presented in an exhibition, “Trash Talks”, which is […]

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Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

| 28/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has donated artwork from its permanent collection to display throughout Owens Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to celebrate the reopening of the redeveloped facility. The gallery developed the “Art at the Airport” initiative, which is being implemented in partnership with the Cayman Islands Airports Authority […]

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National Gallery exhibition opens in Little Cayman

National Gallery exhibition opens in Little Cayman

| 20/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An extension of the National Gallery’s (NGCI) Cayman Islands Biennial exhibition, “Cross Currents”, was formally opened at the Little Cayman Museum by Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, on Friday 15 March. This latest showcase is a continuation of the partnership between NGCI, Little Cayman and the Cayman Islands Legacy Fund […]

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Culture ministry acquires art for National Gallery

Culture ministry acquires art for National Gallery

| 24/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Four new works of art have found a home at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) through the support of the Ministry of Culture. As part of NGCI’s acquisition strategy, significant works of art by Cayman artists are identified annually by NGCI’s Collections & Exhibitions Committee with the hope that […]

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National Gallery to showcase contemporary artists

National Gallery to showcase contemporary artists

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery is launching the Cayman Islands Biennial, and a related art awards scheme, to showcase the latest developments in the contemporary art scene every two years. Following an open call for participation, announced in September 2018, the gallery received submissions from 71 local artists, with 40 selected for the inaugural […]

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