The Charman Prize is a unique art level of competition and exhibition impressed by Bermuda, held biennially at the Museum. Proven to honor and help area and resident artists, it is sponsored by patron, Mr. John Charman, a outstanding determine in area and international business, and avid artwork collector.
“The Masterworks Museum would like to particularly thank Mr. Charman, for his continued patronage and commitment to the visual arts. Each individual other yr, his assistance allows Bermuda’s local community of artists, below and abroad, as well as their good friends, spouse and children and art fans to occur jointly and support artwork and artists of Bermuda,” a spokesperson said.
John Charman states, “I am as soon as once more delighted to see how our wonderful community of artists proceeds to surprise, encourage and delight us all. The uncertain worldwide landscape of the past two decades was highlighted by this year’s topic, “Bermuda, Our Island, In a Modifying Environment,” decided on to stimulate artists to consider both of those what has altered, and what persists, on our lovely Island. Our knowledge of “change” is multifaceted, ad this year’s artists have illustrated that fact, highlighting individual, historic and cultural stories in their function.”
Risa Hunter, Director, states, “This Charman Prize, in its tenth yr, reminds us once once again of the creative imagination, electrical power, and expertise of our artists, and why exhibitions like this are so precious to the community. Considering that its inception, the Charman Prize has been an anchor competition and exhibition in Bermuda, allowing us as viewers and individuals to reflect on our particular person and shared ordeals and link with our island heritage. And this previous 12 months, following numerous challenges, art has additional so than at any time been a guidepost for artists to examine what it suggests to are living a human existence, to specific their exceptional voices, and to deliver thoughts with each other.”
“There are 5 successful groups for the Charman Prize, with total prize monies of $18,000. The types are, Style and design and Composition, Use of Elements, Distinct and Convincing Type, and Inspiration, each individual receiving $2,500, and the all round Charman Prize Winner who receives $10,000.
“The Charman Prize will open to the public on Monday Oct 11, at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Artwork. The gallery is open up Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm.”
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