The experience with the green sea turtle happened during Tanya Haynes’ first visit to Bonaire, a sister island of Curaçao. Tanya had studied the turtle swim along the reef without a care in the world for 60 to 70 minutes. The sun was setting and there were sun rays behind him and he was just swimming […]
Series of etchings by Jan Toeter on the history of Curaçao: ‘Eindelijk een leider’ (At last a leader).
Series of etchings by Jan Toeter on the history of Curaçao. #7: ‘Je kon vluchten’ (‘You could escape’).
Artwork by Ria Houwen.
Painting by visual artist Ariadne Faries titled ‘Creating Momentum’.
‘Pink Mountain’ by Brigitte Wawoe. Photo collage on foamboard, 45 x 60 cm. This collage by visual artist Brigitte Wawoe is made with pink pieces of paper and a picture of the quarry of the Tafelberg, a table top mountain where her studio is located. In 2016 she held her last exhibition in Landhuis Bloemhof, titled ‘Cause & […]
‘Drumi’ by Brigitte Wawoe. Mixed media on foamboard, 50 x 70 cm. This collage by visual artist Brigitte Wawoe is made of many small pieces found during her walks in nature, or at the quarry of the Tafelberg, a table top mountain where her studio is located. In 2016 she held her last exhibition in […]
Ariadne Faries, ‘The black nun’, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 134 x 120 cm. Painting made after the artists’ personal struggle and coming to terms with the church and her Roman Catholic background. It was selected for three exhibitions. In 2010 it was displayed in the large group art event ‘Antepasado di Futuro’ in the Curaçao […]
Ariadne Faries, ’10-10-10 Labyrinth. Dedicated to Curaçao’. Acrylic on canvas, 2010/2011. Made on the occasion of October 10, 2010. On this date Curaçao became a constituent country within the Dutch Kingdom. . Her painting ‘The black nun’ was made after the artists’ personal struggle and her coming to terms with the church and her […]
Carl Ariza, Uncertain flight.
‘Flirtatious’ (2013), Queen Angelfish painted by Tanya Haynes. . . . . . Watercolor on canvas. From the series ‘Under H2O’, which Tanya Haynes painted for her exhibition in the Curaçao Maritime Museum in January 2014. For more information on this exhibition: click here. Images below are examples of Tanya Haynes’ watercolors […]
Tony Monsanto (1946 – 2014), ‘Welcome to Paradise’, 2008. Acrylic on canvas, 300 x 220 cm.
Philippe Zanolino, ‘God Bless. Dedié to mother’, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 158 x 210 cm. Residing in a remote part of Curaçao the artist lives to paint. His home is a shrine, dedicated to the visual arts. Philippe is a spiritual person and works to spread his message of life, love and truth.
Boeli van Leeuwen by visual artist Midzy Longuevergne. Portrait of the Curaçao writer and poet Willem Cornelis Jacobus ‘Boeli’ van Leeuwen (Curaçao, 1922-2007). His hat became one of the characteristics of his personality. His novels are popular in the Dutch literature but the writer shunned publicity and was rarely seen in public.
Midzy Longuevergne, Tender Lie II, 2009. Oil on canvas, 100 x 100 cm.
Wall paper (2013). Painting by visual artist Herman van Bergen.
He sees perfection in failure, meaning in senselessness and beauty in decay. Through is art he invites us to share his view. Fluid Liquid, painting by Herman van Bergen. Visual artist in Curaçao, Dutch Caribbean.
‘Harmonia di Bida'(Harmony of Life) by Suzet Rosaria. 2007, mixed media, 44 x 61 cm.
‘The Walk’ by Babette de Waele is one of the paintings in the exhibit ‘Back to Nature’ ,a homage to our mondi, at Landhuis Bloemhof. “My interest goes out to capture human interaction in paintings, drawings or photographs, emotion in portraits or landscapes with vibrant colors. I want the colors to have an active part in […]
Roald Schotborgh: Caprileskade (2006). Caprileskade with part of the floating market on Curaçao, seen from the back. The picturesque floating market is a popular with city scape artists. Schotborgh painted the floating market as part of a larger city scape and chose a viewpoint from the opposite site of the Waaigat.
Blue & Green (2013). Photograph by Ellen Spijkstra.