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UTech Centre for the Arts Unsheaths 'Creative Edge'

Utech Centre for the Arts

The University of Technology, through its Centre for the Arts, is getting ready to unsheathe its creative side with the inaugural staging of Creative Edge. The exhibition will feature the works of 13 artists, some emerging and others already fully formed, and will comprise combinations of solo exhibitions, duets.

Creative Edge will be opened on Thursday, 26 September, 2013 by Cecil Cooper and will feature the works of Tanya Davies and Onieka Russell who comprise Ehtoh. Russell is currently a PhD candidate at the Kyoto Seika University where she is studying Film, Video and Media Arts. Davies, is a writer as well as lecturer at the UTech. Ehtoh will be showcasing hand-painted lampshades, designed using water colour and mixed media.

The slate of artists come from a diverse field and each exhibition will take centre stage in the Centre for the Arts for three to five days at a time.

Pamela Hunt-Bromfield, graphic designer, businesswoman and teacher will exhibit her pieces from 1-5 October after which the space will be taken over by self-taught
artist and MBA student of the University of the West Indies, Anne- Teresa Birthwright. Birthwright’s exhibition runs from 7-9 October.

Brenton and Eugene Campbell, two brothers, will pair their creative traits as they share the space from 14-18 October along with sculptor Warren Buckle, whose ‘Recycle Organism’ is one of the pieces in the UTech’s Caribbean Sculpture Park.

Late October will take a turn toward fashion as designer and UTech lecturer, Jill Becker, creates a fashion installation 21-23 October followed by works from Garfield Morgan, lecturer at the Caribbean School of Architecture. Morgan’s exhibition will run from 24-30 October.

The show closes with the works from six students in the Visual Arts programme, including emerging artists, Richard Nattoo, Kalisse Kelly and Antwain Clarke.

Creative Edge takes place at the Centre for the Arts at the UTech's Papine campus and is slated to run through to 22 November, 2013.