Sheena Rose: Another Bajan Export Making Big Moves in the US

A report by Tamara Best for the New York Times. Almost every room in Sheena Rose’s family home, tucked away on a quiet street here, has played host to her paintings and live performance art. In 2015, for “A Bit of Gossip, a Bit of Privacy,” Ms. Rose invited both the public and people from the […]

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‘The bubbly Ms. Rose, who is passionate about art advocacy, teaches visual arts at Barbados Community College in St. Michael. Still, she is grappling with whether to remain in Barbados or move abroad to a city like New York, which she said was like her second home.

“Some people say: ‘Man, Sheena, you have so much going on for yourself. Why are you studying Barbados so much?’ And I say: ‘Barbados is my home. I can’t help it.’ I have this anxiety of ‘Should I leave? Will things be bigger and better for me?’”

Those questions — and possible answers — will no doubt continue to play out in her art.’

via The Artist Sheena Rose Is Reaching Beyond Barbados — Repeating Islands

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