Rich and diverse, Cayman's distinct culture is a reflection of its history, natural beauty, religious beliefs and more. The visual arts play a key role in Cayman’s cultural life and are prominent throughout the islands. The following profiles of three talented Cayman artists will have you browsing galleries in no time.
Bendel Hydes is one of the most prominent artists in the Caribbean. Working primarily in oil on canvas, his work can be seen in both National Gallery and National Archive collections. A co-founder of both the National Gallery and National Culture Foundation in the islands, Hydes studied in both Massachusetts and England. His work is featured in “Caribbean Art,” a Thames and Hudson-published book featuring many Caymanian artists.
Fathoms 1, 2012
Image: Fortress of Solitude