PRESS RELEASE – “LEGACY”, an art and fashion exhibition, in tribute to internationally renowned Saint Lucian Artist, the late Honourable Sir Dunstan St. Omer, was launched at the Alliance Francaise Pyramid at Pointe Seraphine, last evening.
It was a magical setting with family, friends and art enthusiasts as they gathered for a cocktail reception to celebrate the launch of the new exhibition. In attendance was the Governor general Dame Pearlette Louisy, Members of the Diplomatic corp, Officials of the Alliance Francaise, Honerable Derek Walcott, Senator, Kentry Jn Pierre and lady Cynthia St Omer. The Exhibition showcases the fantastic paintings of Sir Dunstan’s eldest sons Alwyn and Luigi St Omer and the innovative Crochet fashion by Crochet Goddess and Daughter in Law Marcella.
The Amy Winehouse Steel Pan Orchestra from the Boys Training Centre also featured along with a mini exhibition of Art and Craft and a Fashion show. LEGACY is an exhilarating tribute and must see exhibition, an attempt in painting and fashion, to capture the beautiful landscape and culture of St Lucia, whilst also introducing abstract themes on Climate Change in tribute to a St Lucian legend.
LEGACY is for one week only. The exhibition opens daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm from Tuesday the 15th to Thursday the 17th December and from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Friday. LEGACY was sponsored by TEPA, LIME, Alliance Francaise, By Charlie, House of St Omer and St Omer Art Institute.
Art is Life, Art is immortal…….. “Peace and Love”