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<<2015 The Baneys

PRESS RELEASE

8.5.15

The Baneys - Vera and Ralph- Works from their Studios

Artwork from the private collection of Trinidad and Tobago cultural icons and world renowned artists, Drs. Ralph and Vera Baney make their appearance once more in Trinidad, on 6 June 2015 at the 101 Gallery in Port of Spain.

On exhibit will be several recent works and many classic pieces by Vera and Ralph Baney.

Masterpieces by Dr. Vera Baney, master ceramist, will feature her sculptural pots with her signature blue coloured glaze that few ceramists achieved.  Master Sculptor Dr. Ralph Baney’s recent works will be featured; some of his last works as recent 2013, as well as his classic pieces that highlight his signature style of smooth, elegant, and organic forms.

Both artists made significant contributions to the cultural landscape of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as to the art world in general. Ralph Baney's works are in public and private collections throughout the world. Public collections include the National Museum in Trinidad and a Regent of the University of Maryland, USA. Private collections include her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Vera's work is in the collection of Scotia Bank, Trinidad, and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Maryland, USA. A mosaic mural of Vera's is in the Chapel of Bishop Anstey High School.

Both artists hold honourary doctorate degrees from the University of the West Indies for their contributions to art and their achievement in their creative work as artists.
Ralph passed away, suddenly and unexpectedly, at his home in Ellicott City, Maryland, USA last year January. His wife, Vera, predeceased him in May 2008.

Visit  http://101artgallery.com for more details on the June 2015 exhibition and http://ralphandrerabaney.com to see more of the Baney’s art work.