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HELP SUPPORT THE REVITALIZATION OF THE HURRICANE DORIAN-DEVASTATED RAND NATURE CENTRE.

Rand Nature Centre is a 100-acre pine forest on the island of Grand Bahama. An outdoor classroom for thousands of students annually to learn about protecting the environment.
The Centre houses a variety of bird species that can be seen year-round and has a 2,000-foot trail that winds through natural coppice and pine forest. The Nature Centre protects wildlife and wildlands. Help the Rand Nature Centre recover.

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Artist & Artisan Profiles

View the offerings of our 2020 artists and artisans!

Love What You See? | To inquire about a piece/offer, reach out to the artist through the contacts provided.

BRISTOL WINES & SPIRITS

Festival Noel Wine Packages. Shop at your nearest Bristol location, a portion of the profits from all sales goes towards the revitalization of Rand Nature Centre.

Contact

Tel: (242) 601-9333
Website: bristol.bs

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ALISA STREATHER ROBINSON

A Bahamian female artist residing on the island of Grand Bahama. I love to capture Bahamian culture at Junior Junkanoo, underwater scenes and the beauty, spirit and resilience of the islands on canvas and walls.

Contact

Tel: (242) 727-4577
Email: alisastreather@hotmail.com

ASHLEY COMARCHO

Born In Victoria British Colombia, Canada, Ashley Comarcho has been living in Grand Bahama for the past 15 years. Ashley never received any formal training in art and is completely self taught. Her painting style is a form of Abstract expression using acrylic paint, resin and pigment powders.

Contact

Tel: (242) 805-1661
Email: acomarchart@gmail.com

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BRENDAN McCARTHY

I have taught P.E., Geography and coached basketball at the Eight Mile Rock High School for 28 years. Tried my hand at wood turning and retired in 2015 – Self-taught using Youtube

Contact

Tel: (242) 352-8282 or (242) 442-7112
Email: bandm223@gmail.com

CANDICE WOON

Candice Woon studied Visual Effects at Savannah College of Art and Design. It was through the support of her mother, Gail Woon and her grandfather, Maurice Woon that she was able to become an artist. She utilizes a variety of mediums. Displayed here are some of her acrylic and gouache pieces, but she also works in digital media as a 3D modeler.

Contact

Tel: (912) 663-9127
Email: cawoon20@gmail.com

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DEL FOXTON

I am a paper sculptor. The mound of paper waste produced by my family instigated my eco journey. My inspiration was the ancient form of hand paper making that begun in China circa 105 AD.

Contact

Tel: (561) 332-0346
Email: delfoxton@gmail.com
Website: delfoxton.com/

GAIL WOON

Gail Woon was inspired by Art teachers from Mary Star of the Sea School, Joy Augenbaum and David Bierk in her primary years. Her favourite medium is acrylic on canvas. Being a biologist, many of her paintings are of nature.

Contact

Tel: (242) 374-4945
Email: gailwoon.gw@gmail.com

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KEN HESLOP

I am a retired school teacher who has been producing artwork in the Bahamas for over three decades.

Contact

Tel: (242) 441-4831
Email: kenisa@batelnet.bs

MARINA GOTTLIEB SARLES

Marina Gottlieb Sarles is a writer, healer and singer, who recently discovered a new talent for painting with inks, mixed media and watercolor. Her art is inspired by the grace of the natural world, with works reflecting both detailed figurative elements as well as free flowing intuitive energies. The daughter of two of Grand Bahama’s early pioneers (the first doctor and nurse), Gottlieb Sarles makes her home on the island along with her husband, James Sarles, and their son, Nikolai.

Contact

Tel: (242) 727-8889
Email: marinagottliebsarles@me.com

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RUPERT WATKINS

Self-taught painter and sculptor. I enjoy abstract and Bahamian Folklore art with acrylics and mixed media.

Contact

Tel: (242) 533-8865
Email: roopi@coralwave.com

SYLVIE CAREY

My family migrated to the Bahamas in 1969 from Canada. Freeport High School is my Alma Mater. I am a retired banker of 46 years, and started crafting 5 years ago.

Contact

Tel: (242) 441-7335
Email: suncrafts56@outlook.com

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Other Ways to Help Rand Nature Centre

GIVE US A CALL

(242) 813-5913
Speak to our team and make a gift securely over the phone.
8am-8pm EST

DIRECT BANK TRANSFER

Account Name: BAHAMAS NATIONAL TRUST
Account Number: 05285-1032531
Bank: Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Grand Bahama

EMAIL US

Email: rnc@bnt.bs

VOLUNTEER

Email: rnc@bnt.bs
Call: (242) 813-5913

Thank you to this year’s sponsors

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EXPLORE GRAND BAHAMA PARKS.

Did you know that Grand Bahama is home to 3 of your national parks?

 

Our wardens have been hard at work to ensure that these special places are ready for your return.