sculpture, pictured above from its lighting at the
Trellis Bay Full Moon
Parties, captures and enlivens the
Haitian "running man" figure which the artwork weaves in
steel (photo: Aragorn Studio).
creates exquisite copper wall sculptures.
At Great Mountain, artist
Reuben Vanterpool, in the frame above, appears almost as a work of art himself,
immersed in his work as he paints his
sixty-foot mural of BVI traditional life.
BVI shops carry works of art in various forms.
Art galleries include the
Sunny Caribbee Gallery on Road Town's
Main Street, with Caribbean inspired
painting by Karl Merklein, the
Bay Plantation Art Gallery at Josiah's Bay and
Nan's Gallery at Apple Bay.
Tortolan artist Lutai Durant paints and writes about a modern farmer in Page from the Past.
Morgan, co-owner of the Sugar Mill Restaurant and Hotel, creates
reflecting the Caribbean's strong sun, brilliant light and fresh colors to
depict its easygoing life.
David Thrasher does paintings,
illustrations and graphics like the one seen below. Also, see David's
Painting of a Carrot Bay Church.
The Green Throated Carib hummingbird feeding on an
Hibiscus flower is portrayed in
Green Throated Carib
Artist's Studios include
(see border at left) at Trellis Bay. Among other
artwork, Aragorn creates copper wall sculptures such as
Mangrove Life. Some
shops are listed here (to).
In his small West Indian styled
Flukes Workshop at Trellis Bay, Roger Ellis, an artist and
cartographer, produces pictorial maps drawn in pen and ink and painted in watercolors,
such as this exquisite map of the
has its ceramic workshop in the back of the retail shop.
See also Famous
Swiss Painter Captures "Nature's Little Secrets" On Canvas.
Muddiman Gray creates original batiks and watercolors depicting
seascapes, marine life and tropical flowers (see
of The Gallery on
Main Street, her shop and web
site features original artwork and limited-edition prints by a wide
variety of BVI and other artists (photo:
at its studio at Nanny Cay, makes beautiful sconces and hanging
lights, glazed and hand-painted vases, bowls, candle lanterns, platters,
dishes and mugs.
The piece at the right is a traditional sconce with a
Caribbean turtle theme and finished with a mango glaze.
Amanda Baker is a
brilliant photographer who has an
extensive collection of her own photography at her
on Main Street. The above photo is not Amanda as a child ,
but is merely an example of her talent (photo:
Allamanda Gallery blog).
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