ISLAND IMPRINT: A CARIBBEAN HERITAGE MONTH EVENT PRESENTED BY Island SPACE www.islandspacefl.org
A Virtual Art Exhibit curated by Calibe Thompson (Jamaica)
“The Island Imprint: The Art and History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” is an exhibition that celebrates the work of some of Broward’s prominent Caribbean-American artists, and honors the history of Broward’s Caribbean constituency.
This second staging in the multiyear initiative includes the works of three artist-contributors. Photo artist and curator David I. Muir (Jamaica) shares a selection of photos from “The Caribbean-Americans” collection, printed on canvas and featuring Caribbean scenes around Broward county. Two-time photography participant Sonya Sanchez-Arias (Trinidad) shares pieces from her “Fragments” collection, in which images she has captured from the Caribbean region are digitally manipulated, printed on metal, and mounted on natural, reclaimed materials. Mixed media artist Krystle Sabdul (Jamaica) has included a variety of expressive, oversized portraits in mixed media
The historical aspect of the exhibition, curated by Calibe Thompson (Jamaica), traces the Caribbean community’s roots in Broward through news clippings, archival photos and information displaying the influence of diverse island people on the vibrant fabric of Greater Fort Lauderdale.
Funding for this project has been provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council, and the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, David and Francie Horvitz Family Fund, Ann Adams Fund, Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund, Blockbuster Entertainment Unrestricted Fund, Robert E. Dooley Unrestricted Fund for Broward, Harold D. Franks Fund, and Jan Moran Unrestricted Fund.
BRAVE, VISIONARY, & CARING: A STORY OF ENTREPRENEURIAL RESILIENCY
Presented by Unilatina International College.
The Ansin Family Art Gallery offers FREE, diverse art exhibitions that are thought-provoking, celebratory and creative. For more information, to book a group tour or arrange a “Classroom in the Art Gallery” experience to meet and learn from MCC staff and artists, Email our Arts and Education department or call 954-602-4537.