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Nhuri Bashir Nhuri Bashir is one of Bermuda’s leading contemporary commercial photographers and the co-founder of Burnt House Productions. A self-taught photographer, 10 years ago Nhuri swapped a corporate career for one in the arts and is passionate about creating opportunities through art for residents in the neighborhood in which he grew up. He approached us with an idea for
5K Run and Walk Join us on Sunday, April 23 for the inaugural BNG 5K Run for the Arts, sponsored by Chubb. The project – a collaboration between the Bermuda National Gallery and photographer Nhuri Bashir – aims to encourage and engage the local community through excercise, art and education. Funds raised will be used to support both the North
With Abi Box Join artist Abi Box for a 2-hour monotype printing workshop on Saturday, March 18 from 2pm to 4pm, to accompany her exhibition Identical Days, on display in the BNG Project Space. Enjoy a private artist-led tour of the exhibition after the gallery closes to the public and then learn to make your own monotype, a process in
Photographs by Richard Saunders As Black History Month comes to a close, explore the work of Bermudian photographer Richard Clive Saunders (1922-1987) in A Personal Perspective: Photographs by Richard Saunders on display in the Ondaatje Wing. Born into segregation, the realities of institutional racism in Bermuda propelled him to leave the island and shaped the direction of his photographic career.
Wins 2023 Driskell Prize Congratulations to BNG Trustee Ebony G. Patterson, who has been awarded the 2023 David C. Driskell Prize by the High Museum in Atlanta in recognition of her contributions to the field of African American art. Ebony, who is based between Chicago and Jamaica, has been on the board of the Bermuda National Gallery since November 2011.
Simplicity of Form Join fellow BNG members for a memorable and interactive private tour of the Bermuda National Gallery’s newest exhibition Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction. BNG Trustee Mitchell Klink will be hosting exclusive members tours on Saturday, February 25 at 10:30AM and Saturday, March 4 at 12:30pm. Bringing together an unparalleled selection of works by artists such as Frank Stella, Kenneth Noland, Bridget
Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction Thank you to everyone who joined us for the members’ opening of Simplicity of Form: Unfolding Abstraction. The exhibition is produced in partnership with the Green family and we would like to extend a sincere thank you to them for the generous loan of these artworks. This exhibition represents the third in a series that
Call to Artists Abi Box is the first artist in the 2023 BNG Project Space Series, a new programme, which acts as an incubator for local artists, giving those who have previously been selected for the Bermuda Biennial the opportunity to present a new body of work, or works in progress. New exhibitions are presented quarterly and afford artists the chance to develop
Abi Box “I’m interested in the fundamentals of painting — the process of it all, the countless ways in which paint as a material can be used, all the ways that a mark can be made,” says Abi Box. In this exhibition, the British artist, who has been based in Bermuda for five years, explores the possibilities of monotype printing,
Dr Edwin M.E. Smith Turning a private practice into a public one, Dr Edwin M.E. Smith created one of his signature duct tape works live at the City Art Fest. It was an important moment for the artist and educator, who is passionate about the importance of creating opportunities for the audience to witness, and interact with, artists as art
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