We present an article on the fine arts, reviewing the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition which was revived in 2012. It is the major national competition in the visual arts in Guyana covering the field in six categories and followed by an exhibition of the work at the National Gallery in Castellani House. Entries for this year’s competition are open and interested artists are being asked to submit their work by May 27, 2017.
Alim Hosein is an artist, a linguist, a literary and art critic who has been the Dean of the Faculty of Education and Humanities at the University of Guyana. He has also been Head of Language and Cultural Studies there as well as a member of the Guyana Prize for Literature Management Committee.
By Alim Hosein
The Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition (GVACE) enjoyed two highly successful iterations in 2012 and 2014. Launched in July 2012 after the absence of the National Exhibition of the Visual Arts, which had ceased in 1994, the GVACE brought back an important …to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In.