Here are the official nominees in the category Visual Artist Of The Year for the Gine On People’s Choice Awards 2023! We encourage you to engage with the media and links of all the nominees as we celebrate them. NOW is the time for you to VOTE. Sound your voice and make the choice of who you believe should receive the award. You can choose only one nominee and you can vote ONCE PER DEVICE.
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And the nominees are…
Alanis Forde is a contemporary Barbadian artist who specializes in expressionistic realism portraiture. She works mainly with oil paint and collage. Alanis attended the Barbados community College and attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Studio art.
She’s been in a number of group exhibitions at Vermont Studio Center, The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, The Crane Gallery, Gallery of Caribbean Art and a few other non-conventional spaces. Forde has just completed her second residency at the Chautauqua Institution Visual Arts Program in New York. She’s also been featured in publishing’s such as Sugarcane Magazine and Barbados Today online newspaper.
Sheena Rose ( b.1985) is a visual artist who works in Barbados. Sheena is a Fulbright Scholar and holds an MFA in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Sheena has a multi-disciplinary practice such as paintings, drawings, performance art, new media, public art, and mixed media, Sheena has exhibited internationally.
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