D’Aguilar Art Foundation (DAF), launched in 2008, is the culmination of
Vincent D’Aguilar’s vision for Bahamian art. The Foundation is a
not-for-profit gallery and is home to the most comprehensive public art
collection in The Bahamas. With over 2000 artworks in our collection, we
recognize the DAF’s role in the community as a repository of knowledge
on Bahamian art and art history. We aim to provide an educational
resource for artists, scholars, collectors, and students, while also
providing early career assistance to young artists and artworkers.
DAF seeks a dynamic new team member that will primarily assist with the
curation, production and promotion of 5 to 6 exhibitions throughout the
year. As a part of the DAF team, you will be involved in all aspects of
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 selected applicant will curate an exhibition at the D'Aguilar Art Foundation (DAF) that will open June 22, 2023.
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.
conjunction with his current solo exhibition, titled 'Wading in The
Shallows, Plunging in The Deep', we are delighted to share an interview
with John Paul Saddleton.
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.
Today we highlight the work of Bahamian artist Nastassia Pratt
ZNS visited the DAF today to interview K Smith about his current exhibition TWO CENTURIES OF SMITH. The interview will air this Thursday, 5th December at 7pm, during the nightly news.
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.