Alanis Forde

Cogitation of the Promised Land

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    • Oil on canvas  
    • 22 x 28 in. 
    • © 2021
  • Alanis Forde is a contemporary Barbadian artist who specializes in expressionistic realism portraiture. She works mainly with oil paint and collage. Alanis attended the Barbados community College and attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Studio art.
     
    She’s been in a number of group exhibitions at Vermont Studio Center, The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, The Crane Gallery, Gallery of Caribbean Art and a few other non-conventional spaces. Forde has just completed her second residency at the Chautauqua Institution Visual Arts Program in New York. She’s also been featured in publishing’s such as Sugarcane Magazine and Barbados Today online newspaper.

     In the years she’s been creating, Alanis’ concepts are based primarily on the black female identity in an idealized, exotic, paradisiacal Caribbean space. Through her proxy she navigates life through paradise.

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