An Island Is the World: Inspired by Sam Selvon

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On Friday, January 6th at 6pm the Gri Gri Project at Bajo El Sol Gallery will be hosting the opening of its January exhibition entitled “An Island is a World,” named for the 1955 novel by Trinidadian writer Sam Selvon. The show opens at6pm and features work by eight artists working on St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix.

The painting, photography, performance and site-specific sculpture included in the show depict subtle and surprising moments of beauty that often reveal themselves on small islands whose natural borders are the sea. Participating artists are David Berg, Janet Cook-Rutnik, Luca Gasperi, Mitch Gibbs, Livy Hitchcock, Mark Isaacs, Lucy Portlock, and Brenda Sylvia. Special guest artists at the opening will be Amy Gibbs and Shary N. Cruz. The show will run until Jan. 28.

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