Friday, November 9, 2012

Prime Minister Christie visits Art Exhibition in Freeport

The large group of art enthusiasts attending the opening night of the Thanksgiving Art Exhibition received a surprise opportunity to mix and mingle with Prime Minister Perry Christie.

The Prime Minister met and had his photo taken with the many artists and visitors who were attending the Grand Bahama Artists Association’s annual Exhibition at the Glory Banks Gallery in Freeport.

The eclectic array of artworks from twenty five artists was augmented with an auction of member’s donated art works and a wine and cheese reception.

Grand Bahama Artists Association (GBAA) is a non-profit organization that works to bring art awareness to the community with art exhibitions, art lectures and art workshops. Donations to the GBAA fund a variety of community art programs.

The Thanksgiving Art Exhibition continues until November 30th with the works of member artists Alisa Streathers, Angelika Siska, Ashley Murphy, Boryana Korcheva, Del Foxton, Dugie McNab, Gail Woon, Ishbel Macdonald, Jacki Boss, Johanna Willis, Jo Morasco, Ken Heslop, Kino Coakley, Leslie Duncombe, Lou Lihou, Natalie Willis, Portia Colebrooke, Robert Tarzwell, Rupert Watkins, Sheldon Saint, Steve Stubbs, Suzie Baker, Teresa Lord Rolle and Tony Rolle.

Art talks and Student visits to the Thanksgiving Art Exhibition are available and new members are welcomed.

The Rand Nature Center on East Settler’s Way is open Monday to Friday 8.30 to 4.30 and Saturday 8.30 to 2 pm.

For more information on the GBAA or to book a private viewing with the artists please visit or call 242 353 4333.

Del Foxton