The name Anna Correia-Bevaun is a familiar one in the local art scene. Known in the early stages of her career for the exceptional ceramic work she developed under the guidance of her mother (the late ceramic pioneer Stephanie Correia), she admitted that her start in the creative field was a reluctant one. During a recent interview she explained that while all of her siblings pursued art at varying levels she shared neither their interests nor her mother’s in doing the same.
Beverly Reynolds spent the formative years of her life in a small fishing village on the island of Jamaica. In a recent interview she recalled fondly the memories of her time spent there and how she came to embrace the duality of water as one of several integral components of her creative practice. “The sea was about fifty yards away [from us]. Towards the Christmas and hurricane season when we would get storms and the water would get choppy I would wonder if the sea would co
Although there isn’t a readily accessible database of artists from the Caribbean region who have participated in the Vermont Studio Center’s residency program, I was informed that the number is far greater than the nine I had incorrectly estimated in the first article of this series (it could be well over fifteen). This number is expected to increase as two more artists from the region prepare to join the program in the very near future. Stepping up to the platform to share t
Guyanese born U.S. based artist Dudley Charles recently opened his latest solo exhibition in Washington DC, after accepting an invitation from the Ambassador at the Embassy of Guyana to mount the show in celebration of Guyana’s 47th Republic Anniversary. In a recent interview Charles explained that since there was no curator for the exhibition, he shouldered the daunting task of putting together a cohesive collection of works that echoed the spirit of the occasion. Neverthele
It was through a chance encounter last September at a Night Cap event that I was first introduced to the work of Godlyn. I knew in that moment I needed to have a conversation with her about some of the overarching themes prominent in the compelling works she made. Although I took her contact information the same night, it wasn’t until recently that I finally managed to make that long overdue conversation happen. During our sit down we spent about an hour and a half discussing