ARTISTS AND GALLERIES CURACAO
Curaçao has an active art scene with local and internationlly renowned artists. Most artists are represented at one of the local art galleries. The three leading galleries, Gallery Alma Blou, Landhuis Bloemhof and Mon Art Gallery are conveniently located and easy to reach. Artist also often exhibit their work at lesser known galleries, museums and other institutions.
Instituto Buena Bista. Curaçao Center for Contemporary Art. The Instituto Buena Bista or IBB offers an orientation course for young talents whom are selected through scouting and then guided and supported towards a future in the creative field. The institute is open for visitors on weekdays from 1 to 8 PM Mohikanenweg 8 t +5999 736 […]
The Curaçao artist foundation, Fundashon di Artista was originally founded in 1971 by the well known naive painter Ocalia (1916-1984). It supports local artists by creating awareness for the crucial role of art in every society. The foundation also aims to bridge the gap between different communities and the various art disciplines in the Caribbean. […]
Curaçao Art is a non-profit organization for promotion of the visual arts of Curaçao. The island has a rich and interesting art scene.
This website provides information about the visual arts of Curaçao. You are free to use the information provided you mention Curaçao Art as your source, and if possible, make a link with this site.
Copyright for all images of artworks on this website remains property of the individual artist.
President: Patrick Thissen
Treasurer: Shirliane Rondon
Secretary: Marjan de Visser
Josée Thissen-Rojer (art curator)
Rosa Marijnen (biography of Stella Fraai)
Julie Hengeveld (writer)
Victorine Stille (biography of Merly Trappenberg)
Nelly Rosa (biography of Felix de Rooy and Jean Girigorie)
Manon Hoefman (writer & photographer):
Biography of Annemieke Dicke, Omar Sling.
Since January 2014 events are photographed by Richmond Gijsbertha.
The following profile pictures of artists were made especially for Curaçao Art by photographer Hugo de Klerk (1962-2014):
Herman van Bergen
Marcel van Duijneveldt
Rien te Hennepe