Savannah Gallery

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Thanks for stopping by for a visit.  The Gallery has enjoyed a web presence for over a decade now, and although often overlooked through the years, we promise to keep our new site fresh and interesting, with new works uploaded at the same time they are hung on the Gallery’s walls.

Please don’t hesitate to email or call (264) 497-2263 to request additional photos of specific artists’ works, detail photos of works on the site, or information relating to these artists.  Drop a note to say hello – it’s always my pleasure to touch base.

I’ve had this quite beautiful Victor Hempel sculpture in the gallery for a little while now, and I just had it mounted onto a base, and I think it looks great.  Titled “The Chase”, the subject matter comes from Victors ocean travels.  Basically, that marlin is chasing a school of tuna for lunch.  That little tuna at the bottom is slowing down to have a look back, and well….  Mahogany sculpture on a mahogany base.

Sublime Sunset

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Just in with Liam and Lucy.  Saharan dust sits high in the sky the last few days, making for some stunning sunsets.

First flowers

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Well, the Island is greening up again, and I delighted to see these 2 flowers bloom back on trees that were stripped clean a month ago.  The cordia tree (orange flowers) is crammed with hummingbirds and bananaquits.  

Art is everywhere

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Driving around the Island today, and came across this quite wonderful mural painted on the side of a barbershop in South Hill.  The artist is Moreno Francesca, a gentleman on Anguilla from the Dominican Republic, whose works I’ve known for many years.  ¡Me gusta!  Oh, I’m posting blog pics from my phone till my electricity’s back, so to see the entire mural, just tap in the detail above.

Hurricane Irma’s aftermath

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I guess everyone on Island will have their own stories of the passing of Hurricane Irma.  I hunkered down in my house, listening to the roar, with new sweet puppy Liam basically on my head.  That next day, I hitched into town, as my exit road was blocked.  Just about fell to my knees in prayers of thanks when I saw the gallery intact and unscathed.  Shocked to see beautiful old Rose Cottage next door demolished by the winds!   The clean up and rebuilding are well under way, and I notice great strides forward daily.

A really quite perfect day.  Boat racing on the horizon (part of Summer Festival), a group of great friends at the table, and these really quite remarkable lobster, shrimp and mahi tacos.  A ‘ti punch to start, some lovely rose wine with, and a swim after…..

The best waiting room

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I had to wait a minute or three for someone to arrive at their office this week, and was delighted to pass the time under this absolutely gorgeous mango tree.  I have been sworn to secrecy not to reveal its’ location!

Eugene Jacques – metal masks

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Francis Eck – new work

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Serge Jolimeau – new works

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