December 31, 2017

Two years ago I was invited to contribute a weekly column to this newspaper. At the time of the invitation I had just completed my undergrad studies abroad and had no real idea what my life back home would look like or how I would begin to use the knowledge I had gaine...

December 24, 2017

For those unfamiliar with the subject, The Adoration of the Magi, in visual art it is the name typically given to the Nativity scene that features the three kings who followed the Star of Bethlehem to baby Jesus and his mother, Mary.

Following the procession and subsequ...

December 17, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, artists are (for the most part) relatively easy to please. It usually doesn’t require much effort to work your way into our hearts during the holiday season. It’s really quite simple actually: if you love us, buy art material for us! We can...

December 10, 2017

With Art Basel Miami now in full swing, several art fairs have opened their galleries and booths to eager audiences. Earlier this week Prizm presented ‘Universal Belonging’, its fifth edition of global programming that unravels and explores complexities inherent in tra...

December 3, 2017

As the international art world prepares for Art Basel Miami later this year, The Fearless Artist Pop Up (TFAPOPUP) is preparing for their much-anticipated exhibition 'Noise', which is scheduled to coincide with next month’s festivities. 'Noise', a group show intended t...

November 26, 2017

Fringe Projects last month presented Reversal of Fortune, one of the latest series of site-specific work by internationally acclaimed London-based Guyanese artist, Hew Locke. The work, which is visible from the storefront windows of an empty jewelry store in Miami’s hi...

November 19, 2017

In last week’s article I wrote about the importance of network building for creative practitioners and touched on one aspect that I felt makes it perhaps the most beneficial component of any artist’s practice. This week I’d like to tease out that point and elaborate on...

November 12, 2017

There is a pervasive image of the starving/tortured/clinically insane artist working for hours on end in complete isolation that, to this day, remains tied in the perception of creative practitioners across the world. And while there is no definitive way of measuring t...

November 5, 2017

Following last week’s article about the value of receiving a formal art education, I thought it would benefit readers if I outlined some of the career options available to persons who choose to venture down this path with the hope of creating a sustainable practice for...

October 29, 2017

For as long as art has been practiced there have always been arguments for and against formal art training. In recent years, however, this debate has intensified after steadily increasing costs have pushed tuition fees to as much as US$100,000 and even twice that amoun...

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