An art gallery will open in Dominica this weekend as a space to showcase local talent.
The first of its kind on the island, the gallery, located at 87 Hillsborough St., is celebrating its Grand Opening with a champagne reception, beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday November 6th, 2009, under the theme “Creole Vibes.” The opening show highlights the look and feel that makes Dominica a unique island. Some artists featured include Earl Ettienne, Ellingworth Moses, Petros Meaza, Gabriel Jno Baptist, and John “Bope” Victorin). The participating artists will be there to discuss their work, and the public is invited to come and celebrate this new venture.
The Gallery was created to provide a local venue for artists to show and market their work. A website will accompany the new project, where artists will have the opportunity to showcase their work.
The gallery has been founded by Eustace and Theresa Hector and Mary Ann Fleming.
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Image: painting by Earl Ettienne