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© DOONGALIK STUDIOS ART GALLERY NEWSLETTER

July 2017 — Volume 11 Issue 7- Happy 44th Independence Bahamas!
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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.”

Happy 44th Independence Bahamas!! In honour of this birthday, attached are photos of
our recent Independence installation in the US Departure Lounge at the Lynden Pindling
International Airport! Many thanks to artisans Kimberly Roberts of Abaco, Claudette
Dean of Freeport, Audrey Marie Deveaux, Beverly J. Taylor, Dandria Miller, Margaret
Finlayson, and Kevin Knowles for their truly 'true-true' products!! We have so much to be
proud of - let's celebrate our people, our talents, and our achievements - together!!

The 44th Independence Installation features
the Bahamian flag, flag-coloured products, and
National Symbols (flamingo and blue marlin).

IN THIS ISSUE
LPIA INDEPENDENCE INSTALLATION 1
DOONGALIK NEWS 2
CREATIVE NASSAU 3
DOONGALIK NEWS DOONGALIK FARMER’S MARKET
Held every other Sat. from 9am—1pm - next Markets: July15 & 29th.
Check the Doongalik Studios Art Gallery facebook page for a listing
of the week’s featured products!

EASTERN SACRED LADY GETS HER SIGN
Many thanks to Nadine at the Craft Cottage!!
Artist Ryan Turnquest (right) presents Nikita Shiel-
Rolle, Founder of the Young Marine Explorers,
www.ymebahamas.org with a cheque from part pro-
ceeds of his sales at his Exhibition “A Whole New
World: Journey to Neverland’ held earlier this year.

The Marina Village Art Walk at Atlantis,
Paradise Island—The next event will be held
on Saturday, July 22—please join us for the fun
and festivities!

FAMILY REUNION AT DOONGALIK
Members of the McKinney-Fawkes family from all
around the world assembled at Doongalik this month to
celebrate and honour the family’s matriarch, Coral
(Fawkes) Taylor who celebrates her 95th birthday
today—Happy Birthday Aunt Coral!! Photo by Steve Norman
CN RADIO SHOW IslandFM 102.9 Last week’s radio show highlighted two amazing examples of Bahamian creativity: Guests
Rosemary Hanna & Guilden Gilbert talked about The Bahamian Project www.bahamianproject.com which is on display at the Central
Bank until July 29, and Fr Shazz Turnquest on the St John’s College Solar Car Challenge www.greenlightningsolarcar.org ,where our
talented high school students will be competing for the first time in Dallas, Texas this week! Please log on to their websites and support!
You can listen to the radio programme on our Creative Nassau website www.creativenassau.com!

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference was held in Enghiens-les-Bains, France this year and unfortunately the City of
Nassau did not have a representative attend this year, but we were happy to thank and congratulate Rosemary Hanna, Guilden Gilbert,
Derek Smith, LPIA,/NAD and Paulette Mortimer for providing the striking photographs used in the Crafts & Folk Arts Cluster publication
on the City of Nassau page, as well as Patricia Glinton-Meicholas for the text! Below is the first of the two pages of the publication!

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