Curaçao World Longest Painting 2013

Curaçao World Longest Painting 2013

Curaçao visual artist Ashley Mauricia initiated the project Curaçao World’s Longest Painting 2013 to create a painting with a length of 2 KM. It will be the longest painting in the Dutch Kingdom and the Caribbean. The happening is taking place in the weekend of June 29 and 30, 2013. Many local artist are participating in this feat. Various artist from Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and The Netherlands have arrived to assist and preparations are well on their way. On friday evening will start laying out the canvas on the road of EEG-weg between Aqualectra and the roundabout at Piscadera.

Everyone is invited to participate. Do bring your own brush(es).

The following 3 pictures were taken early morning of June 30, at the start of the project.


Images below of the canvas by participating artists from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. Pictures were taken during the preparations on June 28, 2013.

Artists from Venezuela are: Luis Omar Borrero, Nicasia Dono, Jhomar Loaiza, Amilcar Alejo, José Jimenez and Edicta Pineda.
Artists from the Dominican Republic are: Alejandro Cabral, Alexander Miranda J. “Shandy”, Aram Musset, Carlos G. Baret “KBaret”, Carlos Hinojosa, David Gil, Genaro Reyes “Cayuco”, Ocre Reyes and Pedro Veras.

Participating artists from the Netherlands were preparing their work at the wharf in Otrobanda. These are:, Mike Freeke, Remko Koopman, Garrick Marchena, Gustave Nouel, Kenneth Olbina, Hubert Verhulst and ZEDZ. Next images are a few impressions of their work.

Curaçao visual artists participating in the event are: Yubi Kirindongo, Herman van Bergen, Marcel van Duijneveldt, Didi Dometilie, Fons Heijdens, Ced Ride, Pepe Lopez, Pito Polo and Babette de Waele.

The pieces of the canvas that were painted by the professional painters will be auctioned. All proceeds will be used for the founding of a new Fine Arts Academy in Curaçao.