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DOONGALIK STUDIOS ART GALLERY NEWSLETTER
April 2016 — Volume 10 Issue 4— Spring has sprung!
20 Village Road Open Mon, Tues, Wed 10am – 4pm / Sat 9am—1pm

P.O. Box N-1207▪ Nassau, Bahamas ▪ Tel (242) 394.1886 ▪ Email:pam.burnside@doongalik.com
Website: www.doongalik.com ▪ We are also on Facebook—facebook.com/doongalik
PROMOTING THE VISION: ”By the Year 2020 more visitors will be attracted to The Bahamas by Bahamian Art,
Culture and Heritage than by merely sun, sand and sea.”

Katrina Vanderlip’s ‘THEN & NOW’ Opening photos

IN THIS ISSUE
“THEN & NOW” OPENING PHOTOS
UPCOMING EVENTS & NEW ITEMS
CREATIVE NASSAU

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UPCOMING EVENT Sunday, May 1

NEW ITEMS
DAVE SMITH ‘Limbo’
One of the original master Bahamian artists,
Dave Smith’s mixed media depiction of The Bahamas’ tourist offerings is
a throwback of then and
now in his signature
style.

DAVE McGORRIN
‘Window’ from his
recent show is an
amazing
wood
sculpture
which
can be positioned
in a variety of ways
for striking effect.

BRIGITTE
BOWYER
CAREY
‘Honeymoon
Cottage’ - A lovely watercolour of a traditional
Family Island clapboard
house in a tranquil setting,
bicycle included!

Doongalik is happy to be hosting Penny’s Birthday Charity Fundraiser once again this year and we invite you to attend to support
this worthy event! You can see pictures from the 2014 event along
with details of this year’s event at: https://www.facebook.com/
events/885388454908343/?active_tab=posts

DOONGALIK FARMER’S MARKET
We are happy to have new vendors this season (handmade sausages, meals, and Bahamian honey)….along with our popular
regulars…..please check our facebook page weekly for updates...
ALEXIA ROACH – This
young, dynamic artist who
is now a fashion student in
Chicago, has produced this
evocative portrait using a
tissue paper collage technique with a driftwood
hanging element.

DOONGALIK SENDS CONGRATULATIONS TO KATERINA KOVATCHEVA WHO IS THE BAHAMIAN REPRESENTATIVE, ALONG WITH THE
WORKS OF OTHER BAHAMIAN ARTISTS, AT THE FABRIANO, ITALY
INTERNATIONAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY (IWS) EXHIBITION!

BAHAMIAN STRAW DOCUMENTARY
Creative Nassau will be launching the Bahamian Straw
Documentary in early May—please stay tuned for the
date and time so that you can join us for this momentous event! DVDs will also be available for sale.
The BAHAMIAN STRAW DOCUMENTARY was written
and produced by Patricia Glinton-Meicholas at The
Counsellors Limited (TCL). Sincere thanks is extended
to Joan Albury (pictured below left) at TCL for the Company’s expert assistance, the Cable Bahamas Cares
Foundation for their kind donation and support, as well
as the Jackson Logan Burnside III Design Library and
Research Centre and Arawak Homes Limited for funding assistance towards the project!

CREATIVE NASSAU MARKET—Our CN Markets are now taking place TWICE A WEEK—each Wednesday and Friday—in Pompey Square from 9am—5pm. The CN
artisans produce and ell ‘true-true’ Bahamian hand made
items. Please check our Creative Nassau facebook page for
more photos, courtesy of Rosemary C. Hanna!

CN RADIO—Creative Nassau Radio is proud and
thankful to announce its new sponsor: ESSO
BAYSHORE at Bay and Fowler Streets; and ESSO
WINTON at Fox Hill and Prince Charles Drive. Esso
Manager and arts enthusiast, Mr Lawrence Bascom
(pictured below centre) has been the Show’s guest
this month discussing his vision for the establishment
of a Charter School in Nassau. Tune in to Island FM
102.9 on radio or Cable TV12 on Tuesdays at 7—
7.30pm, for the re-broadcast on Sunday from 55.30pm, or log on at www.islandfmonline.com!