San Pedro House of Culture features New Exhibition
Friday, January 8th, 2016
The San Pedro House of Culture (SPHC), under the auspices of The National Institute of Culture and History, has launched a new exhibition titled “Art Show and Reception.” The exhibition is the art work of Katrina Samuels Ancona, an artist originally from Greenwich Village in New York who has been on the island for over two decades. The art collection includes seventeen pieces of beautiful paintings on canvas, fish plates and colorful gold vases. It was officially launched on December 22nd just before the Christmas holidays.
According to Ancona, the beauty of Belize has influenced her work, along with her Christian life on which she reflects in most of her work. At the SPHC, the different artistic creations vary in forms, from acrylic on canvas and murals, to furniture and work on three-dimensional objects. Some of the paintings featured were themed with names such as Belizean Leaves, Purification, Sleeper, Coral Garden, The Colors of You, Roaring like a Lion and even the Simplicity. Most of the pieces are for sale at a special price.
Everyone is invited to visit the exhibit during normal working hours at the SPHC. This is an opportunity to appreciate Ancona’s art work, which is thought provoking and serves to relate the many sentiments and challenges of life.
The Arts Show and Reception exhibit will be open for view till Friday, January 22nd. Those interested in viewing or purchasing products can visit the SPHC on Angel Coral Street.
Please help support Local Journalism in Belize
For the first time in the history of the island's community newspaper, The San Pedro Sun is appealing to their thousands of readers to help support the paper during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1991 we have tirelessly provided vital local and national news. Now, more than ever, our community depends on us for trustworthy reporting, but our hard work comes with a cost. We need your support to keep delivering the news you rely on each and every day. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Please support us by making a contribution.Click to Donate