The Gate of No Return – Jan Francke

The Gate of No Return – Jan Francke

Jan Francke considers himself both from Middelburg, The Netherlands and Curaçao. He has viewed the history of the slave trade from both sides of the ocean. With the exhibition ‘The Gate of No Return’, Gallery Alma Blou wants to commemorate the Rebellion of the Slaves...
Tesoronan hexagonisá – Avantia Damberg

Tesoronan hexagonisá – Avantia Damberg

Avantia Damberg has been fascinated with the hexagon for a long time. Considered a sacred geometrical shape that has the ability to be repeated and remixed, the hexagon – or 6-pointed star – is a common icon used in many religions and cultures around the world. This...
Floating Bridges – Various Artists

Floating Bridges – Various Artists

We started the year 2020 very optimistic, with lots of ideas to prepare for the celebration of our 25th Anniversary of Gallery Alma Blou. By March we settled into a lockdown to open again in June with the solo exhibition of Bianca Berends. This has been a very...
Beach Life – Bianca Berends

Beach Life – Bianca Berends

It is with great pleasure that Gallery Alma Blou and Bianca Berends invite you to celebrate the opening of her solo exhibition with an open day on Saturday May 30, 2020 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Meet and greet the artist who painted 20 portraits during our lockdown and...
Ancestral Whispers – Emly Fransisca

Ancestral Whispers – Emly Fransisca

It is an honor for Gallery Alma Blou to exhibit the work of Emly Francisca after many years. Emly has had a formal fine art education at the Art Academy in Tilburg, but has not been part of the artistic scenery of Curaçao for quite a while. She is a mixed media artist...
Terug naar Bullenbaai – Jeannette Turpijn

Terug naar Bullenbaai – Jeannette Turpijn

Book Presentation The book “Terug naar Bullenbaai” (“Back to Bullenbaai”) is about the childhood memories of a daughter of Shell employees, born on Curaçao. The family lived on the island until early 1962 when they were transferred to Pakistan. In this book, Jeanette...