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Charcoal Drawing

With Richard Sutton Thank you to everyone who joined us for the six-week charcoal drawing programme led by Richard Sutton. Classes, which took place in the gallery after hours, focused on figure drawing with both clothed and nude models. Richard shared an academic approach to charcoal drawing and the use of light and shadow. We had a great response from

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Work in Progress

Kinesis by Catherine Lapsley Catherine Lapsley first began working on her In My Life series a decade ago. The paintings, which follow a strict grid system infused with splashes of bold colour, began as an exploration of the contrast between structure and movement. Earlier this week Catherine began work on Kinesis, a project curated by BNG Trustee Mitchell Klink, which

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Andrew Stevenson

The Ocean They Inhabit Andrew Stevenson first began researching humpback whales almost two decades ago after he and his then two-year-old daughter Elsa spotted a whale breaching off Grape Bay, close to their home. She asked him why the whale had jumped out of the water. That simple question – one of the many whys thrown at parents daily –

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Exhibition Opening

The Ocean They Inhabit Thank you to everyone who joined us for last week for the opening of The Ocean They Inhabit. The photographs in the exhibition, which were taken by Andrew Stevenson over a two-day encounter with the same pair of whales, capture the majestic grace of the humpbacks in the wild. Andrew Stevenson was feet away from the whales

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Charles Lloyd Tucker

The Repair Shop A Bermuda painting was the focus of a recent episode of BBC One’s popular TV series The Repair Shop, watched by over 3 million viewers in the UK. The painting, which depicted a Bermuda house painted in the 1950s, was brought to the attention of presenter Jay Blades and art conservator Lucia Scalisi by Patricia Dangor, daughter

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Run for the Arts

2023 Thank you to everyone who joined us for the inaugural BNG Run For The Arts 5k, sponsored by Chubb. Over 240 runners and walkers came out for the unique North Hamilton route, which began and ended at the Parsons Road Playground on Sunday, April 23rd. The event was sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletics Association and timing was supplied by

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A Search for Understanding

Richard Sutton Artist and art educator Richard Sutton has been based in Bermuda for over ten years. When he first moved to the island from the United States, he was struck by how the art he saw exhibited in local galleries only reflected one aspect of the Bermuda he knew and did not tell “the whole story of the people

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Kids Workshop

With Abi Box Earlier this week, Bermuda-based British artist Abi Box held a private printmaking workshop for preschool students aged 3 to 5, inspired by her current exhibition Identical Days, which is on display in the BNG Project Space through to May 6.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀The children from Treetops Preschool enjoyed a look at the exhibition with the artist, who then showed them how to

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1,200 Students Visit BNG

Simplicity of Form With the generous support of the Green family and the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, almost 1,200 students and over 100 teachers have visited the Bermuda National Gallery to see Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction since the exhibition opened at the end of January. Bringing together an unparalleled selection of works by artists such as Frank Stella,

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Monotype Workshop

With Abi Box Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday for the monotype printing workshop with Abi Box, which was inspired by her current exhibition Identical Days, in which the British artist, who has been based in Bermuda for 5 years, explores the possibilities of monotype printing. Abi led the group on a private tour of her exhibition, before

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