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.
Nassau, Bahamas – On December 10th at Sapodilla Restaurant, the Charitable Arts Foundation hosted a gorgeous night under the stars to bring in the festive season and raise thousands of dollars to support arts in The Bahamas, with a special allocation to Hurricane Matthew relief fund.
Our beloved Setella Cox passed away on December 8th, 2016 after a brief illness.
The work of Bahamian artist Dominique Knowles is currently being showcased in “Neo Global: A House for Mr. Biswas” – a curated snapshot of art, film, fashion and design within the contemporary Caribbean community in Miami presented by _space caribbean.
I want to thank everyone that came out to CAT4 this weekend at The Island House. I was humbled by the show of support and enthusiasm for the cause. Popopstudios ICVA has been a significant artistic landmark for many artists in the Bahamas and the region.
The Pro-Gallery at the University of The Bahamas will soon play host to an exhibition of work by emerging artist Jodi Minnis, on the eve of her temporary departure from The Bahamas in pursuit of higher education.
. . . Popopstudios ICVA has long played host to creating the environment for this cross-pollination of established and emerging artists.