Rain didn’t stop the artists from preparing for the Freak Dancing exhibition, in fact it added a creative element. James Cooper (Bermuda) and Mia Taylor (UK), along with Bahamian artists John Cox, Blue Curry, Heino Schmid and Tessa Whitehead, have created site specific works in the garden at Popopstudios.
The Bahamas will be maintaining its reliably strong presence at VOLTA NY this year with the participation of three visual artists and National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) Director Amanda Coulson.
While most New Yorkers would welcome a getaway to the islands right now, seven artists from the Caribbean—or at least their artworks— are heading to the snowy city this week to the Volta Art Fair (March 5 – 8) at Pier 90 on the icy Hudson River.
A vanguard of Abstract Expressionism in the Bahamas with over five decades of evolving form in his retinue, Kendal Hanna’s recent career achievements include last year’s art documentary Brigidy Bram.