March 10, 2020

a spare bedroom void of all furnishings except a paint covered desk, small chair and large wooden easel.

A fish tank is the only non essential in the room, although this may be an unfair statement as the fish stare intently at the 4ft canvas on the easel, I think it’s p...

October 16, 2019

We are taught to look at something and give it a title, to understand and classify it to make sense of it and place it where it belongs in our world. Abstract art is often complicated for many because of exactly this. It typically offers very little in the way of struc...

September 12, 2019

Memento Mori, “Remember that you must die” is well captured in its classic form of still life at 101 Art Gallery’s recent Still There Is Life exhibition.

The traditional incorporation of memento mori in still life was alive and well (in its less than alive and well) sym...

June 4, 2019

‘Gathering Voices, the burgeoning of emerging artists’ opened at 101 Art Gallery May 25th. The show featured the work of four artists new to the gallery, Tyrel de Bique, Omar Jarra, Kriston Banfield and Christopher Ross Dick. Each artist brought bold artistic statement...

February 12, 2019

“I rell don’t need any art dealer or gallery to tell me about art nah. I know what I like, I know where I could get it, I know how much I should pay and dem dealers and galleries does hike up de price too much.”

I get it. I really do. You know art.

You spend the greater...

January 31, 2019

New artwork at the gallery comes in the form of fabric works from Alexander Guerrero. Portraits are crafted with material and stitch work is used for details to give the pieces a graphic finish. The pieces are Guerrero's 'Afrotino’ women, based on women close to him pe...

January 15, 2019

2018 saw the continuation of a movement of artists taking matters into their own hands. Markets and independently run exhibitions once again dominated the art calendar and artists opened their doors in more studio and home sales than in the past. This new approach to s...

December 17, 2018

"While locally, Grell explains, “it’s still a pioneering concept”, online art galleries are flourishing abroad. The art market has kept up with the trend of online shopping in other industries, offering the modern buyer the luxury of browsing and purchasing art on the...

November 30, 2018

There are many reasons to buy art as a gift, it's unique, personal, requires little maintenance, lasts forever (and even often appreciates in value while doing so), not to mention you are supporting local artists. Shopping online also has its perks, avoiding congested...

September 10, 2018

I visited Karen Hale Jacksons exhibition at Horizons art gallery on a quiet morning earlier this year. I had the gallery to myself and walked piece to piece taking in the show, looking back at my path behind occasionally seeing the work also as a collection and a progr...

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