Master Artists of The Bahamas

By in News on July 24, 2011

The Waterloo Center for the Arts is thrilled  to announce it will be hosting an exhibition and symposium featuring the Master Artists of the Bahamas this Fall.

Meet the artists and learn from them and other scholarly presenters during the exhibition opening and 2-day symposium. These artists are finding their voice, sharing their unique identities, and connecting with the world in the art that will be featured.

Exhibition and Symposium – October 14 & 15, 2011
Exhibition opening, featuring artist gallery talks and Symposium, featuring a gala opening, scholarly presentations, and cultural celebrations of art, food and music.

Experience  Bahamian life and culture through the art of the country’s leading artists.

From intuitive to trained, the Master Artists of the Bahamas’ works range from easel paintings to mixed media installations and  environments.

Featured in this exhibition and symposium are artists Amos Ferguson, Kendal Hanna, Max Taylor, Brent Malone, Dave Smith, Eddie  Minnis, Stan Burnside, Jackson Burnside, Antonius Roberts, John Beadle and John Cox.

This project supported in part by the Bahamian Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, the United States Embassy, Nassau Bahamas, the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Island Films, the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, City of Waterloo Hotel-Motel Tax Fund, the Friends of the Art Center, and the Iowa Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Cultural Affairs.