En Plein Air Artists Showcase Their Skills

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The historic architecture of Speightstown, the sparkling azure waters on the west coast and the rugged terrain of Chalky Mount, all provided panoramic views for local artists who participated in CARIFESTA XIII’s En Plein Air Painting event. En plein air is the act of painting outdoors. In French, it means “open air” or “outside”. This form of painting has been …

Boost For Visual Arts & Fashion Sectors

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Barbados’ fashion and visual arts sectors will soon receive a further boost. This was revealed by Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, at the official launch of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)/Cultural Industries Development Authority (CIDA) Project, entitled: Enhancing the Export Capacity of Cultural Entrepreneurs in Barbados, last Friday. The project is designed to improve the competitiveness and export-readiness of the …