Art Exhibition: “Growth” at CMCArts in Frederiksted, St. Croix


“Growth,” a group exhibition featuring works selected from the international public art collection of Thru Contemporary Arts. The exhibition will be on view from May 29 through June 27, 2015, at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (CMCArts) in Frederiksted, St. Croix (U.S. Virgin Islands). An opening reception will be held from 5:00-8:00pm on Friday, May 29, at the Museum Center.


“Growth” is intended to expand conversation about the nature and boundaries of art in the Caribbean by exposing the public to a variety of approaches to creating contemporary art. It features a specially selected collection of contemporary art by artists from countries around the world. From mixed media art to photography, embroidery and digital works of art — all are represented in the exhibition.

“Growth” includes works by Judith Ganz, GA Gardner, Beata Obst, Adele Todd, Clary Estes, Georg Gatz, Ute Bartel, Lap Yip, Christop Bartolosch, Almuth Baumfalk, Julia Neuenhausen and Sarah Knight.

Thru Contemporary Arts is a project of GETTHRU, a non-profit arts organization based in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: The project is dedicated to showcasing contemporary artists and their work in countries that lack access to nontraditional art forms and techniques. Thru Contemporary Arts focuses on exhibition, education and the preservation of contemporary arts, and it houses and maintains a juried collection. The project acquires and promotes the artworks of prominent contemporary artists at various stages in their careers. This public collection is exhibited at museums, galleries and other spaces with the goal of educating and introducing underserved communities to various forms of contemporary art. As part of this project the organization publishes and prints arts catalogs and books on various contemporary arts subjects. Thru Contemporary Arts is a collaboration of artists, writers and curators.

To learn more, visit or contact:
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
10 Strand Street and 62 King Street
Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI 00840
Phone: 772-2622/ Fax: 772-2612 (

[Images: First, “Untitled” by Judith Ganz; second, “Passive Aggressive” by GA Gardner.]

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