NEWS & UPDATES

Expressions of Freedom Final Showing – Cane Roots Art Gallery

September 25, 2022

The walls were lined with red dots as a familiar crowd laughed, reminisced, and shared their final thoughts on the 13 artists who showcased their “Expressions of Freedom” at Cane Roots Art Gallery in Christiansted on Friday.
 

The celebration was summoned for the artists to share their visual expressions of freedom through acrylic, mixed media digital, portraits, fabric, photography, found material, and more.

First Leo Carty Fine Art Scholarship Award Winner Announced

August 20, 2022

Cane Roots Art Gallery partnered with Carty Fine Arts Studios to announce the first recipient of the Leo Carty Fine Art Scholarship Award.

We are elated to announce the winner and recipient of a $2,500 scholarship:

  • Mr. Karim Henry of Frederiksted and a graduate of Complex High School this past summer as well as the valedictorian of class.

Source: Carty Fine Arts Studios

Art Meets Healing Among Survivors

July 1, 2022

At Cane Roots Art Gallery, Diane Hampton, VI Breast Cancer Project Founder and Art Therapy Coordinator, organized a bust sculpture event at the Cane Roots Art Gallery in downtown Christiansted, St. Croix, on a quiet Friday afternoon in June. A breast cancer advocate, Diane, strives to increase awareness and build camaraderie amongst breast cancer survivors, which, surprisingly to many, also includes males.

“Expressions of Freedom” Opens at Cane Roots Art Gallery June 23

June 22, 2022

Expressions of Freedom’s major group show of 15 artists opens at the Cane Roots Art Gallery on Company Street in downtown Christiansted. The preview on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. is a “sneak peek” before the opening reception on Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Leo Carty ‘Legacy’ Exhibit Opens at Cane Roots Art Gallery Art Thursday

April 23, 2022

The Leo Carty “Legacy” exhibit opened at Cane Roots Art Gallery in downtown Christiansted during Art Thursday and will continue through May 27, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

John Obafemi Jones Opens ‘Revelations’ Exhibit at Cane Roots Art Gallery

April 9, 2022

John Obafemi Jones opened his ‘Revelations’ exhibit at Cane Roots Art Gallery in downtown Christiansted on March 17 to a crowd of 100 art enthusiasts. He shares 19 diverse works in his solo show that takes the viewers to the blues musicians in his hometown in Ellaville, Georgia, and to jazz at the Blue Moon Cafe in Frederiksted.

‘Virgin Islands Contemporary’ Exhibit Opens Friday at Cane Roots Art Gallery in Christiansted

February 3, 2022

Cane Roots Art Gallery on Company Street in downtown Christiansted will open its doors Friday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. when the synergy of Virgin Islands contemporary artists Lucien Downes and Augustin Kelvin Holder come together at its opening reception.

‘We Ready for deh Road’ Photo Exhibit Opened Dec. 9 – Cane Roots Art Gallery

December 16, 2021

“We Ready for deh Road” photo art exhibit lit up Company Street in downtown Christiansted in celebration of the Crucian Christmas Festival Season. Feathers and costumes and glitter adorn the walls of the Cane Roots Art Gallery, surrounding the photography of three Crucian artists.

Crucian Artist/Author Opens Exhibit at Cane Roots Art Gallery Friday

September 28, 2021

Crucian artist and author Judith Lordi’s new exhibit is a visual testament to her years of growing up on St. Croix, and her return to “the beauty and the colors that are nowhere else but on this island.” 

A Tribute to Leo Carty Opens Friday at Cane Roots Art Gallery on STX

July 28, 2021

“Remembrance – A Tribute to Leo Carty” is a living legacy exhibition of the late artist, opening Friday at Cane Roots Art Gallery on Company Street in downtown Christiansted.

Cane Roots Art Gallery Hosts ‘Women Alone’ for Grand Opening

December 28, 2020

Cane Roots Art Gallery’s grand opening during December’s Art Thursday gave the west end of Company Street in downtown Christiansted “new life,” with visual artist Niarus Walker’s “Women Alone” exhibit.