A Warm caribArt Thank You!
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude for your attendance at ‘The caribArt Project’ Launch on 24th October 2017 at Elizabeth James Gallery, London. The event was a huge success and we could not have done it without your support!
On 24th October, 2017 we made history by launching the first regional platform for Caribbean artists to access global markets from their homes in the Caribbean. We were pleased to have in our presence His Excellency Orville London High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago, representatives from Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK Pageant, Notting Hill Carnival Trust, Soca News, illustrators, other high profile artists, international photographers and well-wishers.
We had an exciting week of events which included:
The Kids Caribbean Folklore Experience which fused storytelling and art expression for children 3-12 years,
Collage Creation with the Oasis Academy Arena school celebrating famous black personalities ,
The Teen Macafouchette Experience with Year 11 Art students from Harris Academy,
Interview with Philip Bronte whose Arnos Vale, Tobago estate was the main subject in the piece titled, ‘Relics of Days Gone By’,
Interview with Maeva Drumeaux, University of Westminster, Tourism Department who is conducting a Master degree study on the caribArt Project,
Croydon Council Representatives who are excited about the project and working with us.
Visit from Labour Councillor for South Norwood, Patsy Cummings who is interested in working with us as we continue to reach out to the community.
Visitors from 24 different countries which include: Antigua, Guyana, Jamaica, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Barbados, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ghana, England, Sweden, Poland, China, Dominica, Mauritius, Hungary, Germany, South Africa, Angola, Kenya and Bulgaria
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Thank you again and join us as we positively re-brand and transform the Caribbean experience with Caribbean stories told creatively by the people who know them best!
caribArt Project Lead