March 24, 2023


Decoupage (or découpage) is the technique of sticking to the surfaces of objects made of glass, wood, metal, plastic or ceramic, items of paper cut-outs to make the objects look like painting or inlay work after each layer of paper has been sealed with varnishes. Often multiple coats of varnish are used until the ‘stuck […]

Big Art Auction

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has been actively working towards the construction of a new building located along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Upon completion, the new facility will provide a home for school children, artists, teachers, researchers, archivists, seniors and students and the wider public of all ages, becoming the central education […]

C-H-S Reunion

The C-H-S as it was known in 1949 Came about at a very crucial time When the Island was full of children galore Yearning for knowledge and ways to explore. The world out there in all its glory Was waiting to tell us another story. There were schools already on the Island I’m sure you’d […]

One + One exhibit is Full of Beans

Painter Sue Howe and her daughter, Hannah Howe, are the two artists featuring in the new “One + One” exhibition at Full of Beans in George Town. 13-year old Hannah’s photographs mainly depict the natural environment. There are some beautiful studies of ducks, and there are also some evocative landscapes and waterscapes. Not all, however. […]

Artists reveal Cayman’s cultural secrets at the National Gallery

A Day in the Life IV, the fourth in an in-house residency programme at the National Gallery, is a chance to see the complete process of creating an artistic masterpiece, from start to finish. It features the work of three Caymanian artists, Nasaria Suckoo-Chollette, Wray Banker, and Kerri-Anne Chisholm, whose final work was unveiled on […]

My View by Joan Wilson

Our town centre sparkles like a diamond Set in a velvet blue sea Tourists and locals all mingle together Under an umbrella of the sun shining free. Our streets are swept each morning By a caring hardworking crew Keeping our town so spic and span Pausing only to greet me and you. And I would […]

Embroidery Part 1: “Density, jump stitches, decorative fills”

I have always yearned to have a hobby for which I could sell products. The object of my desire was to own a home embroidery machine! My dream started when I saw a Singer embroidery machine demonstration one day in a fabric store in Miami, and I was mesmerized by what it could do! I […]

Memories of Ivan

Joan Wilson Now we are at that horrible time again – Hurricane Season – and watching the drama of Hurricane Irene it brought back my memories of Hurricane Ivan that hit us on September 11th 2004. This is the poem I wrote about that traumatic event and it happened the day after my 70th birthday! […]