A group show of work by 40 artist in all media who directly reference existing art, objects or found materials as sources was recently on view art galleries of Saint. Maarten-St.Martin Island.
The Grand Case Cultural community Centre will be showcasing most of the work of artists on island. The viewing will open at 6:00 pm on Friday but the main opening of this year’s Art lover’s will be at 10:00 am until 6:00pmon Saturday, March 23, until Wednesday, March27.
One of the most well known artist on St. Martin Tumay Erman will have her works displayed at Escale des Iles and at the Roland Richardson Gallery and Museum. Beauty, desirability, fragility do not translate into durability Ceramic objects break, durability depends on how diligent we are at protecting them and Tumay says; My ceramic process gravitates towards experimentation and material failure; this vulnerability translates in to survival as narrative.
Roland and Laura Richardson are opening their Marigot gallery on Saturday March 23-March 27. Its the 15 th anniversary of Roland Richardson Gallery and Museum is hoping to obtain World Heritage status. It’s always joyous gathering at the gallery when the youth participate in learning about art and history. Everyone becomes involved in discussions and stories, not only about Art but about the heritage that finds on St.Martin –St.Maarten from the Fort; the ships that sailed here in the old days; knights, kings, plantations .