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BonaireArt brings you the arts and culture of island of Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean, including listings of current exhibits and events, and galleries as well as information about local artists and their work.

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Pure Bonaire 2013 Photographic Essay

For those visitors who made their annual pilgrimage to Bonaire in 2013, now there’s a photo book chronicling the year’s events of life on Bonaire.  Pure Bonaire 2013, a pictoral annual book, is now available for ordering.  The book focuses upon events on Bonaire in 2013–Karnival, Dia di Rincon, kiteboarding and windsurfing events, as well […]


Bonaire–The Island Time Forgot, a Photographic Journey Around Bonaire

There is a new coffee table book just released entitled Bonaire:  The Island Time Forgot.  This pictorol essay highlights Bonaire’s nature, its landscapes, flora, and fauna, as well its history, culture, and annual events, and of course, Bonaire’s famous underwater marine life. This newly released book is 34 pages, in hardcover, with images in full […]


Pure Bonaire 2014 Calendar

The Pure Bonaire 2014 Calender features stunning photography encompassing a wide variety of life on Bonaire…….from its topside or underwater nature, to sports, and to the island’s culture and people.  By looking at this calendar every day, those who wish for more time on Bonaire can spend it vicariously through the colorful imagery of life […]


Kaminda di Arte 2012-2013

Kaminda di Arte kick-off event is Saturday, November 17th between 3pm and 5pm at Boudoir Restaurant in the Royal Palm Galleries. Kaminda di Arte 2012/2013 starts on Sunday, November 18th. Participating artists will be opening their homes and/or studios between 11am and 4pm, every third Sunday of the month through March. Flyers with artists’ names […]


Bonaire Art & Craft Market New Web Site

Bonaire Art & Cruise Market introduces its new web site www.bonaireartandcraftmarket.com. They have a list of participants as well as their complete schedule for 2012 and 2013. As usual, they will continue be open for the high season cruise ship visits at Wilhelmina Plaza in downtown Kralendijk. In addition, they have a weekly Happy Hour […]


Wil Dijkstra Offers Art Lessons

Wil Dijkstra is now offering private and group lessons as well as workshops in painting, drawing, and watercolours. Wil is a participant in Kaminda di Arte. Wil can be contacted on island at tel. 788-4487 or via email wildijkstra@flamingotv.net, web site www.wildijkstra.com


JanArt Gallery

JanArt Gallery – Fine Art of Bonaire – Art Supplies – Framing New location at Kaya Grandi 14 Art classes and workshops will still be held at the Kaya Gloria 7 location. Contact: Janice Huckaby Baillie – JanArt Gallery – www.janartbonaire.com


Dutch Caribbean Art Diary 2011 – 10th edition

The Dutch Caribbean Art Diary 2011 was presented by Bonaire’s Gezaghebber Thode on January 24, 2011. The agenda includes artworks from artists in the Dutch Caribbean, Aruba and Suriname. The artists from Bonaire are Ronald Verhoeven, Linda Richter, Jake Richter (not pictured), Jackie Bernabela, Janice Huckaby, and Henk Roozendaal. The cover is a milk chocolate […]


Richter Art Calendar 2011

The 2011 Richter Art Calendar is an art wall calendar featuring 12 images of Linda Richter’s oil paintings and Jake Richter’s digital paintings. Each month’s image is protected by a gloss varnish. Jake’s Images include: ~ Pelicans on Pilings ~ Glowing Orchid ~ Rincon Woman ~ Bonairean House ~ Spirit of Bonaire ~ Bee Getting […]


Dutch Caribbean Art Diary 2010

The Dutch Caribbean Art Diary 2010 was presented to Lt Governor of Bonaire, Glenn Thode on December 28, 2009. The agenda includes artworks from artists in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. The artists from Bonaire are Ronald Verhoeven, Jake and Linda Richter (not pictured), Jackie Bernabela, Janice Huckaby, and Henk Roozendaal. The Dutch Caribbean Art […]