We are delighted to announce that Ivanna Gaitor was awarded the Curatorial Opportunity.
Gaitor will be developing her project to exhibit at The D'Aguilar Art Foundation in June 2023.
Ivanna Gaitor is a multi-hyphenate creative from Abaco, The Bahamas. Gaitor is currently completing a MFA in Graphic Design and Visual Experience program at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). She earned a BFA in Graphic Design from SCAD and an AA in Fine Art from the University of The Bahamas (formerly College of The Bahamas).
The D’Aguilar Art Foundation is pleased to announce the acquisition of the two pieces from the show Salt and Earth, from artists Shacqeel Coleby and Dyah Neilson.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of F. Marina D’Aguilar on March 31, 2022 at age 87.
On Thursday 20 May, Mrs. Patricia Minnis, Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister, opened our new exhibition at The D'Aguilar Art Foundation, featuring the artwork of the students of Uriah McPhee.
We are delighted to acquire two photographs by Bahamian artist Melissa Alcena. 'Mango 1' and 'Mango 2' will be the first artworks by Alcena in the collection, however we supported her work at the gallery in a group exhibition entitled 'Diversions' in 2017. The pieces were purchased from Central Bank (2019), from a solo exhibition by Alcena that featured portraits of people that were specifically looking away from the camera or hiding their face, in this case concealed with huge banana leaves.
This artist book was recently acquired by the DAF from the fundraising exhibition in support of Letitia Pratt's studies, a garden. Sonia Farmer so generously donated the piece to the exhibition, and for this we truly appreciate her! Here's what she says about the work: