January 28 to February 18 2005
February 25 to March 16 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Black & White – Members’ Show Catalogue
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “Bermuda, The Quiet Years” by Theresa Airey
LIMITED EDTION PRINTS FROM THE BOOK, “BERMUDA, THE QUIET YEARS”.
Negatives from Edward Marshall’s Archive. Printed and Hand-Colored by Theresa Airey
All images were printed on archival papers (either Lumijet’s Preservation Papers or Epson’s Fine Art papers) with the Epson 4000 printer using the new ultra chrome pigmented ink set. These prints should last between 100 and 200 years with the proper care. As with any piece of fine art, the prints should be framed under glass and not hung the direct sunlight.
The color reproduction prints were also sprayed with “Premier” print spray to further protect them from pollutants in the air.
The hand-colored prints were sprayed with Krylon’s Crystal Clear to further protect the pastels and also to protect the print from pollutants in the air.
About Theresa Airey
Theresa Airey, international photographer and author of “Creative Photo Printmaking”, “Creative Digital Printmaking”, “Digital Photo Art”, “Beginner’s Guide to Digital Photo Art”, “Bermuda, The Quiet Years” and “Bermuda Then and Now” has shown her work extensively with separate exhibitions in eighteen of the 50 U.S. states.
Abroad, she has held major shows in Spain, Italy, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. Her work has been featured at the Bermuda National Gallery in the Biennial for two years: 2007 and 2008. Theresa’s work has been published in numerous Art and Photography Magazines. She was one of six international photographers featured in “The Yearbook” of 1999. Recently her work is featured in a new book published by Delmar Learning entitled, “Photography in the 21st. Century”, of which she also has the cover image. Theresa holds a MFA in Photography and Fine Art and has instructed Photography at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus, Towson
State University and at the Maryland Institute, College of Art. She teaches private workshops in her studio in the states and hosts workshops each year around the globe.
She currently sits on the advisory board for Freestyle Photographic Suppliers. She is best known for her skill in restoration, infrared photography and “crossing the boundaries” between traditional printmaking, painting, drawing, photography and digital art by using the computer as a tool to begin to integrate, orchestrate, and create new images.
March 18 to April 6 2005
Artist’s Statement: I live in Bermuda and oil paint full time for a living. At a glance, my paintings clearly reflect the vibrant colors and dramatic landscape of Bermuda. However, the island’s unique terrain is not its strongest connection in my paintings. At a young age I had to leave the island, out of necessity, for higher education. It was difficult leaving my home and adapting to different places; it affected me greatly and the impact can be seen in my paintings. I began to examine how I would remember Bermuda through my artwork and began painting scenes from memory. The landscapes are based on actual places but embellished in my mind. It is an interesting reflection that people often remember things in an exaggerated manner. In my case, the paintings became a combination of fact and fiction creating a dreamlike effect.
I begin by taking photographs of various areas around the island. I will often paint the same scene. I become attached to certain areas of the island such as Ferry Reach, Gibbets Island and Two Rock. I will crop the photographs and then take them to my sketchbook where I will do a five-minute gesture sketch. The sketch comes to the canvas, but I don’t look at the photograph when I paint. I try to remember the place in my mind as I paint the undercoat on the canvas. Recently I have incorporated a new technique into my painting. I take the same sketch and cut out canvas free hand of the shapes I have sketched. I glue these pieces of canvas on to the stretched canvas. It creates a layered 3-D effect. I then paint on top of the layers.
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “New Oils” by Dan Dempster
April 8 to April 27 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Bermuda College Art Show
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “Shadows and Shapes” Drawings by Emma Mitchell and Watercolours by Karen Philips Curran
April 29 to May 18 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Annual Photographic Exhibition Sponsored by Alea
This year there will also be a constructive critique of the works given by Linda B. Meyerriecks , Photo Editor for the National Geographic Traveler magazine. This is a great bonus to the exhibition that is open to both Amateur and Professional Photographers.
A juried members show. Prizes awarded as follows”
Best Black & White – “Havana” by Meredith Andrews
Best Series – “Bermuda”, “London”, “South of France” and “Grafitti” by Jon Legere
Alea Prize – “Unfinished Church” by Robert Rogers
Best Colour Photograph – “Untitled (Horse & Cart)” by Nicole Miller
Best in Show – “Untitled (Horse & Cart)” by Nicole Miller
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “50 Years of Travel Photography” by deForest Trimingham
May 20 to June 8 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Artists of the Caribbean presented by the West Indian Association
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “A Change of Style” Acrylic Paintings by Andrea Carter
June 10 to June 29 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Summer Members’ Show
An unuried members’ show without a theme.
Artist William J. Gringley is best known for his oil paintings on canvas. Born in Bermuda in 1967, he was educated at Saltus Grammar School. He is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art and has also Studied at Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy.
William has been exhibiting widely in the local art community since an early age. In recognition of his efforts William has collected numerous awards and prizes. His interpretations of Bermuda are sought by collectors from St. Davids to Tokyo.
“The Snapshot as Social Memory” from an article by Weston Naef
Paintings numbered 1 to 15 were inspired from anonymous slides dated from 1953 to 1960. If all human existence is essentially social, then snapshot photography has become the chief visual instrument of social memory. There seems to be a profound gulf between the kind of photographs usually collected by art museums and amateur photography. To many, snapshots which were often separated from their owners and then rediscovered by others, present a mystery to be solved. The important role of artists and writers as hoarders and exploiters of snapshot imagery is not surprising, as artists are often instrumental in the process of discovering meaning in lost, abandoned ,and overlooked artifacts in search of the raw material of art. We are drawn to the snapshots because of the unknown past, the living present of the picture itself, and the unknown future that occurred after the picture was made. Found snapshots compel us to silently speculate on the unknowns.
ONIONS GALLERY – Emerging Artists : Exhibition Committee Invitational
New works by Gabriella Brunner, Rebecca Payne, Frank Dublin, Marita Idh-Gauntlett, William West and Antoine Hunt
EDINBURGH GALLERY – Emerging Artists Members Show
July 22 to August 17 2005
A group show of mixed media work. Invitation
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “Colours” Paintings by Stella Shakerchi
August 19 – September 1 2005
Onions Gallery – Open Members’ Show
September 2 to September 21 2005
A diverse group of artists including, Kok Wan Lee, Karen Dyer, Laura Bell, Peter Lapsley and Julie Hastings-Smith, team up to present this eclectic show.
Bermuda Sun September 2 2005
September 23 to October 5 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – “Night Time”
An open Members’ Show with a “night time” theme. Featured artist Bruce Stuart
EDINBURGH GALLERY – BAMZ Photo Competition Show
October 7 to October 26 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Fall Members’ Show
EDINBURGH GALLERY – “Two” Photography by Meredith Andrews
October 28 to November 16 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – “New Work” by Paul Doughty
EDINBURGH GALLERY – Oil on Canvas by Kathy Zuill & Pastel on Paper by Lesa Stovell Royal Gazette Article
November 18 to December 7 2005
ONIONS GALLERY – Computer Generated Art Show (CGA)
Digital photography and art produced on computer.
EDINBURGH GALLERY – Janet Percy
December 9 2005 to January 2006
ONIONS GALLERY – Winter Members’ Show
An unjuried members’ show without a theme