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© DOONGALIK STUDIOS ART GALLERY NEWSLETTER

April 2010—
2010—Volume 4, Issue 4—
4—Happy Easter/Springtime greetings !!
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PROMOTING THE VISION: ”By the Year 2020 more visitors will be attracted to The Bahamas by Bahamian Art, Culture and
Heritage than by sun, sand and sea.”

“EARTH TO FLIGHT” OPENING / WALK & TALK PHOTOS

The ‘Earth to Flight’ exhibition was officially opened with


an enthusiastic audience of all ages on hand! The art-
ists, Toby Lunn and Averia Wright conducted a “Walk
and Talk’ throughout the Show which gave viewers an
‘up close and personal’ insight into the inspiration and
production of the art.
The Exhibition will remain on display until Friday, May
28 and is open for viewing Monday to Friday 9am –
5pm.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
“Earth to Flight” OPENING PHOTOS 1
TRANSFORMING SPACES REVIEW 2

NEW ADDITIONS & DOONGALIK NEWS 3


Page 2
ART TOUR REVIEW
The Transforming Spaces In addition to having the oppor- Photos
. of the other 8 spaces (listed in para-
Committee announced an- tunity to view and purchase art, graph 2) that took part in the Tour this year
other highly successful Art patrons were also treated to a
Tour which allowed 300 pa- variety of food and drink at
trons the opportunity to ex- each stop.
perience local art at its best
“This was our sixth event”,
over the two day weekend
stated Chairperson Jay Ko-
last month!
ment, “and the Committee
The Tour whisked persons in agreed that this year the level 1 & 2
above
air conditioned buses pro- of presentation at the Spaces
vided by Bahamas Experi- was the best ever! We are look-
ence Travel to 9 Art Spaces ing seriously at the suggestions
this year: Doongalik Studios to offer the Tour twice during
Art Gallery at Village Road, the year as well as promoting it 3
Ladder Gallery at NPCC (3) to more visitors. We wish to
(Saturday)/National Art Gallery thank our sponsor, Bahamas
of The Bahamas (Sunday), New Experience for their continued
Providence Art & Antiques (4),
and professional support – we
Pink 'Un (2), Popop Studios (1),
could not do this without them -
Post House Gallery (8), PRO 4
Gallery at COB (7), StingraeStu- as well as all of the media
dio (5) and The Hub (6). houses who promoted the
event!”
A knowledgeable Tour Guide
was provided on each bus to Part proceeds from the Tour
provide information about the will be donated to World Relief
local art scene during the 5 to be used towards humanitar-
5
hour tour. At the spaces pa- ian aid in Haiti. Further infor-
trons were able to meet and mation on Transforming
converse with the artists Spaces 2010 can be obtained
whilst experiencing the widest by logging on to the website
diversity of art forms to date
www. transformingspacesbaha-
which included paintings, 6
mas.com
sculpture, ceramics, collage,
furniture, literature, installa-
tions, photography, and elec-
tronic media. Based on the
positive comments received
from the survey forms, the
majority of the participants 7
were not only amazed that
such creative talent of all
ages existed in the country,
but were also happy to dis- Doongalik was happy to host another
art class from the Lyford Cay School who
cover that so many art spaces
visited the Exhibition as a part of their
were showcasing the work! Art study class 8
Page 3
DOONGALIK NEWS
NEW ADDITIONS
DOONGALIK
B A M B O O
STICKS—These
decorative bam-
boo sticks can
add a colourful
accent to any
room! In fact we
are using them
effectively in the
MARLON store by hanging
HUNT– This them horizontally
popular art- in order to display
ist in the some of the art-
Gallery Mar- work!
lon has sent
in an inter-
esting selection of acrylic and
FAMILY MATTERS—Doongalik Manager Pam
mixed media paintings. Burnside, along with her sister, Stephanie
Roberts (left) had the privilege of cutting the
ribbon at the Opening of the new D’Aguilar
DOONGALIK NEWS Art Foundation this week. The beautifully
renovated building was originally the
INTERNATIONAL homestead of their grandparents and father,
ACCLAIM—We and they are also first cousins to the
are thrilled to D’Aguilar Art Foundation matriarch, Marina
report that art- D’Aguilar (right). We will tell you more about
ist Jane Wa- this important new Bahamian institution in
terous was next month’s newsletter. Visit the website at
a w a r d e d www.daguilarartfoundation.com
JOANN BEHAGG—We welcome “BEST IN SHOW” at the re-
back ceramicist Joann who has cent New York Art Expo
an exciting new line of work for which featured many artists
sale in the Gallery! from around the world!! She
sold all of her
JESSICA— Jessica’s ‘whimsical
artwork!! Kudos
bowls’ are an interesting addition
to this excep-
along with the espresso cups.
t iona l a rt is t
whom we are
proud to repre-
sent at the
Doongalik PI *************************
Gallery! DOONGALIK FACT
Jane’s art work, espe- Did you know that Doongalik Studios has
cially her ‘People series’ been promoting Bahamian Art for over 30
(right) is always a cus- years?
tomer conversation
stopper *************************