Black Pony Gallery is welcoming artists Dede Brown from the Bahamas and David Bridgeman from the Cayman Islands.
A spokesperson stated, “Black Pony Gallery is pleased to welcome artists Dede Brown [The Bahamas] and David Bridgeman [Cayman Islands]. These artists increase new strength and kinds of expression to the gallery group, which has grown to fifteen artists representing ﬁve islands in the Atlantic.
“Bridgeman will launch with an on the net solo exhibition featuring unique combined media paintings. Entitled David Bridgeman: Discovering the Way, the exhibition runs October 2 to October 23, 2020.
Mr. Bridgeman stated, “The will work, although abstracted images, are rooted in some way to an object, position or emotion. They have a perception of position or belonging. They are not planned.
“There are no preparatory sketches. They evolve intuitively. And although there may have been some unique memory or plan, that notion is extended long gone as the get the job done progresses. The system of the image-making can take over and the image results in being something pretty diﬀerent and surprising. I like that aspect of shock.
“This experimentation lends to a perception of playfulness in the artwork. Whilst the viewer may find to ﬁnd that means, abstractions enable our imaginations to wander, just as considerably as the artist provides authorization for the artwork making to have its personal existence power.
“I use regardless of what supplies and paints are at this time readily available at the time and these dictate the image. A variety of supports are applied: plywood, canvas, paper, aluminum, plastic. The images are designed in a variety of methods by means of the use of acrylics, oils, collage, charcoal, oilstick, printmaking. There is considerably remodeling. Just about every piece struggles to ﬁnd its way.”
The spokesperson stated, “Born in Oxford, Uk, Bridgeman moved to the Caribbean to educate in the nineteen eighties. His like for the visible arts formulated aYer assembly with a quantity of artists in the Cayman Islands. He is self- taught and has studied painting with numerous effectively-regarded artists.
“He has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Cayman, London Uk, and Dominica Republic, and now has artwork in the Deutsche Lender Worldwide Artwork Selection, New York, and in the permanent assortment of the Nationwide Gallery of the Cayman Islands. Bridgeman life in West Bay, Grand Cayman and will work from his studio in George Town.
“Artist Dede Brown was born in Freeport, Grand Bahama and grew up in Nassau. She studied at The Savannah Higher education of Artwork & Style and has a BFA in Interior Style, with a minimal in Photography. For the earlier 10 a long time she has practiced as a freelance artist and photographer.
“Brown’s get the job done is really usually figurative with a powerful emphasis on woman and androgynous kinds. Through social encounters and observation, her curiosity has taken her to examine social stigmas surrounding gender roles, sexual and racial identity in The Bahamas and, a lot more broadly, throughout The Caribbean.
“She works by using numerous procedures such as screen printing, picture transfers and painting, usually merged with other supplies to develop thorough, intimate portraits that expose the tension among our psychological fragility and energy.
“Brown has permanent sculptures in the Nassau Airport and at BahaMar Vacation resort, and she has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Nassau and in two intercontinental residencies. She resides in Spanish Wells, Eleuthera and will work from her property studio. She joins Black Pony Gallery with three powerful artworks that forecast what is to occur in her solo exhibition later this calendar year.”
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