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First International online Fair on Artsy for the Caribbean

It is with proud that Gallery Alma Blou invites you to join us from June 1 to 21, in the inaugural Atlantic World Art Fair at Artsy and explore the talents of contemporary artists from the Mid-Atlantic World.

The Atlantic World Art Fair presents an under-represented, dynamic region of innovation, featuring nine galleries and curatorial agencies with decades of investment in artistic talents and practice. The artists’ creative expressions reflect intertwined histories, relations and cultures informed by Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe, showing work from over 250 top-tier from Aruba, Azores, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, St Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, US Virgin Islands, and their diaspora.

The Atlantic World Art Fair is initiated by Lisa Howie of Black Pony Gallery, based in Bermuda.  It’s hugely important for our local and regional artists to be taken to a global audience, not only for the artists, but for the continued scholarship and knowledge production in our contemporary art ecosystem and our art history.

It originates out of a shared vision: the collective work of art professionals dedicated to the cultural capital of mid-Atlantic islands and the wider Atlantic World region.
Importantly, this online fair transcends barriers of travel and cultural access that are today exacerbated by the global pandemic. Our island artistic ecosystems are fragile and so this engagement with the global art market will generate critically necessary cultural capital.

The Atlantic Art World Art Fair inaugural iteration presents nine exhibitors, all women, from the mid-Atlantic region

  • Black Pony Gallery (Lisa Howie; Bermuda)
  • Sour Grass (Holly Bynoe and Annalee Davis; Barbados)
  • Suzie Wong Presents (Susanne Fredricks; Jamaica)
  • TERN Gallery (Amanda Coulson, Lauren Holowesko and Jodi Minnis; The Bahamas)
  • ReadyTex Art Gallery(Monique Nouh and Chaia Sookdew Sing; Suriname)
  • Olympia Gallery (Rosemary Thwaites and Jessica Jones; Jamaica)
  • Gallery Alma Blou (Lusette Verboom; Curaçao)
  • Frame Center (Charmaine McIntosh and Dominique McIntosh; Jamaica)
  • Gallery Monnin (Gael Monnin; Haiti)

Artists to be featured at Gallery Alma Blou are José Maria Capricorne, Nelson Carrilho, Evelien Sipkes, Carlo Wallé, Iris Pérez Romano.

You are invited to explore the artwork on this fair and become a collector of the artists of our region
 For more information on the Atlantic World Art Fair visit the Artsy website

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