Two Popopstudios-based artists – Jeffrey Meris and Tessa Whitehead – will be exhibiting new works in an upcoming exhibition at The D’Aguilar Foundation, entitled: ‘This is Yours, That is Mine’.
Jeffrey Meris, an enterprising young artist who works out of Popopstudios, is leaping headfirst into the new year with some thought provoking new work.
Bahamian women are often thought of as being outspoken, strong, ‘biggity’ – dare I say – and perhaps it is a result of this legacy of women who won’t suffer fools gladly, that has lead to women being painted in a less favorable light. But can we be blamed?
Sun kissed her chocolate skin. White garments. Water, intended for purification, drenched her. A galvanized steel tub, one similar to the kind a woman washes clothes or children in, mimicked an auction block advertising her mystique to voyeurs.