Islands Art Information

“Islands Arts” is a grassroots initiative that provides a digital platform for Caribbean artists to showcase and sell their art at no cost. Their mission is to connect artists with art fans across North America, broadening the market and making the artists pursuits more financially viable.

Any artists who are interested may register on the Islands Arts website.

 

Caribbean Art Galleries” by Dawuud Nyamekye

Dawuud is a talented artist that works in many different mediums. He specializes in painting local landscapes and historical edifices of cultural aesthetics from our history.

Join us on Friday, June 14 for “Caribbean Art Galleries” by Dawuud Nyamekye!

Alayna Caraballo Wins USVI Congressional Art Competition

Alanya Carabollo, a student of the St. Croix Central High School, won the Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide annual art competition initiated by members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, that allows high school students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories to showcase their artistic ability.

The winning piece of art from each Congressional district is displayed in an eleven-month exhibit in the Cannon tunnel that leads into the U.S. Capitol.

The VI Council on the Arts provides funding for cash prizes and a trip to Washington, D.C. for the winner and one guardian.