Dominica Hosts CXC Visual Arts Exhibition

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Visual Arts Exhibition will be hosted in Dominica from March 18th-22nd.

The exhibition will be hosted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development at the Old Mill Cultural Centre in Canefield and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Education Minister Petter Saint-Jean will address an opening ceremony on Monday March 18th to declare the exhibition officially open to the public.

The CXC Visual Arts Exhibition features the work of students from across the Caribbean, submitted for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.

The art on display will include Regional Top Award winners in Visual Arts two-dimensional and three-dimensional work. They will also include pieces which achieved Grade I in the Visual Arts examinations.

Among the works on display will be that of Dominican students who have also excelled in the Visual Arts CSEC examination.

The objectives of the Visual Arts Exhibition are to highlight the creative work of Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Visual Arts students; to expose students in the host country to what examiners consider art of a high standard; to promote Visual Arts as a feasible career choice; to showcase the work of CSEC Visual Arts students to the public and to promote CSEC Visual Arts as a CXC subject.

The exhibition will be divided into several categories including Drawing, Imaginative Composition, Graphic Design, Ceramics, 3-Dimensional Design, Surface Decoration, Print Making, Leather Craft and Fibre Art.

The CXC Visual Arts Exhibition was started in 2003 and is held in a different CXC participating country each year.

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