Gherdai Hassell Mid-way through 2021, it is clear that Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell is having an extraordinary year. In March, her first solo exhibition, I Am Because You Are, opened at the Bermuda National Gallery. The exhibition, which has been greeted with a rapturous response, led to her being named Visual Artist of the Year in the 2021 Best of Bermuda
Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection Cape Dorset, Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of Canada, is considered the epicenter of printmaking and contemporary Inuit art. Focusing on stone cut prints from the 1960s, this new exhibition presents artworks produced by the first generation of full-time Inuit artists based at the settlement, including works by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) and Pitseolak
Every Monday Looking for a respite from the heat? Start the week with a rejuvenating yoga class in the peaceful setting of the Bermuda National Gallery. Two-time Bermuda Biennial artist and Sivananda Yoga teacher Tiffany Paynter is leading a yoga class at BNG every Monday from 12pm – 1pm throughout the summer. Spaces are strictly limited (10) and must be booked in advance. Individual classes
Gherdai Hassell Earlier this year Gherdai Hassell held an Artist Talk at Bermuda National Gallery in partnership with the Department of Culture to celebrate the opening of her first solo exhibition, I Am Because You Are. In the talk, which has since accumulated over 1,500 views on social media, Gherdai eloquently took the audience through her journey from cutting out paper
Abi Box Abi Box recently moved to a new studio in Somerset, on the Western edge of Bermuda. Surrounded by water, the studio opens directly onto a dock where she often takes the large canvases that she is drawn to outside to work on. It is a marked change from the East London studio that she used to work from,
Exclusively for BNG Members Together with guest curator Mitchell Klink, Abi Box will be hosting a private tour of her studio exclusively for BNG Contributing Members on Saturday, July 10th at 2pm. This is an exciting opportunity to meet the artist and gain a unique insight into her process. The free event is open to BNG Contributing Members only (at the Friend level and above). If you would like
In Partnership with BNG We are pleased to present The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection, which opens to the public on Thursday, July 8th. The exhibition, which focuses on stone cut prints produced in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, in the Arctic territories of Canada in the 1960s, is the first in the Bacardi Collections Series, a new partnership between BNG and the largest privately held spirits
The Bermuda Collection The Bermuda National Gallery is pleased to announce the acquisition of new artworks by Gherdai Hassell and Jayde Gibbons to be included in the permanent collection. Both artists exhibited in the Bermuda Biennial, sponsored by Bacardi Limited, and Gherdai’s first solo exhibition, I Am Because You Are, is currently on view to the public. As part of the permanent collection, their artworks will
Theme Announced Next year is an important year for the Bermuda National Gallery. 2022 marks thirty years since the opening of the gallery and forty years since its genesis, the Bermuda Fine Arts Act, was passed in parliament. It also sees the opening of the 15th Bermuda Biennial – a critical platform for our island’s living artists – and, with it, a
With Tiffany Paynter Start the week off on the right foot with our new weekly lunchtime yoga classes, held every Monday in the peaceful setting of the Young Gallery. Classes will take place from 12-1pm and will be led by Tiffany Paynter. Tiffany, who is a two-time Bermuda Biennial artist, studied at the International Sivananda School and is a co-founder of the Peace Within Prison Yoga
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