Artists wanted for exhibition


The City of Hamilton is inviting all artists, from amateur to professional, including students, to submit artwork for an upcoming exhibition of ‘all things Hamilton’. In partnership with the Bermuda Society of Arts, the exhibition is one of many events planned for 2020 that will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the Corporation of Hamilton. The show is due to open on Friday, January 17th.

In January 1795, the first elections took place in the then ‘town’ of Hamilton. The first Mayor, Daniel Tucker, along with his 8-member council were elected by the freeholders of Hamilton and the newly minted Corporation of Hamilton took the helm and has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City ever since.

Chief Operating Officer of the City, Dwayne Caines, said of the celebratory exhibition, “The anniversary next year is a significant one. This is a celebration for the entire community and we really want to include everyone in some way. An art show is a perfect way to kick off the celebrations and to give everyone in the community and opportunity to be a part of the revelry. We are excited to see the varied pieces, depicting Hamilton in some way, that are submitted.”

All artwork must be representative of Hamilton in some shape or form. Landscapes, portraits, buildings, the Harbour, in any medium from painting and photogtaphy to mosaic, sculpture and more are welcome. Artwork that does not meet the criteria will not be accepted. Artwork will be for sale unless otherwise stated by the artist. The Bermuda Society of Arts welcomes artwork from members as well as non-members of the gallery but in order to sell their work at the exhibition artists must be a member of the BSoA. Click here for gallery membership information. All artwork must be submitted to the Bermuda Society of Arts by Wednesday, January 15th at 4:00pm.

As an added bonus and incentive, a panel of industry experts will judge the artwork and award cash prizes in three categories – Professional, Amateur and Student. Artists are asked to indictate their category upon submission of artwork.

Press release from the City of Hamilton

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Nov 15, 2019 at 2:31 pm (Updated Nov 15, 2019 at 2:31 pm)

Artists wanted for exhibition

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • What sport do you most prefer to read about in the RG?
    • Athletics
    • 7%
    • Boxing/Martial Arts
    • 16%
    • Cricket
    • 7%
    • Football
    • 22%
    • Golf/Tennis
    • 5%
    • Rugby Union
    • 19%
    • Sailing
    • 12%
    • Swimming/Cycling/Triathlon
    • 11%
    • Total Votes: 3826
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts