BWIC Students raise $1,632 at Amanyara’s ‘Exclusive Evening of Art’

28th January 2017, Amanyara Resort, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

Dessa Douglas in Grade 10, produced a fantastic painting of Koi Carp, using a combinative of a marbling technique and acrylic, which had so much interest, was entered into the’ Live Auction’ along with the Professional Artists work and sold for a staggering $1,000In support of Edward Gartland Youth Centre and British West Indies Collegiate Creative Arts Departments, BWIC Students had the opportunity to submit Art Work to be exhibited at Amanyara’s ‘Exclusive Evening of Art’.

British West Indies Collegiate Turks and Caicos Islands Art Display at Amanyara Resort fund raising event January 2016Year 9 produced collaborative and individual Linocut Prints inspired by shells, plants and coral forms from TCI. Their experiments with composition, colour and line resulted in vibrant and original pieces, which quickly sold.

Shaqueena Gibson in Year 9, produced an expressive acrylic on canvas painting of a conch shell, using bold brush strokes and fluid lines, which was quickly bought.

Dessa Douglas in Year 11, produced a fantastic painting of Koi Carp, using combinative marbling technique and acrylic. This piece garnered so much interest that it was entered into the ’Live Auction’ along with Professional Artists’ work. It eventually sold for a staggering $1,000.

British West Indies Collegiate Turks and Caicos Islands Art Display at Amanyara Resort fund raising event January 2016$1,632 was raised from BWIC Student Art work alone and the proceeds were equally split between Edward Gartland Youth Centre and British West Indies Collegiate Creative Arts Fund.

British West Indies Collegiate Turks and Caicos Islands Art Display at Amanyara Resort fund raising event January 2016This is an Annual Event, which gives students the opportunity to not only exhibit at such a ‘High Profile’ exclusive venue, but to support their school as well as children in need on the Island. As Head of Art, I am immensely proud and hope that our students will continue to participate and showcase their talent.

Charlotte Chapman
Head of Art
British West Indies Collegiate
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

 

 

British West Indies Collegiate Turks and Caicos Islands Art Display at Amanyara Resort fund raising event January 2016 for the Edward Gartland Youth Centre on Providenciales