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Feb 12 - Local Artist’s Successful Second Exhibition

gail francis art Yesterday evening, former Miss Gibraltar 1985 Gail Francis Tiron held an extremely successful launch for her second solo exhibition Day 11: Part 2, which featured works by local artist David Formica-Corsi, Gail’s son Casey Azopardi Francis and budding young artist, 8 year old Emma Dalmedo.

Following her first exhibition Day 11, which propelled Gail into taking her artwork to a higher, more public level, she asked the Fine Arts Gallery whether they had a booking for her second exhibition. Coincidentally the gallery had an opening on the second anniversary of Day 11.

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Feb 12 - Gibraltar Hosts First International Face & Body Painting Festival

facepiaintThis April, Gibraltar will see the launch of its first Annual Face and Body Paint Festival. The event will run from 12th of April to 15th and will see a mass of competitions, workshops, trade stands, face exams and nail art exhibitions.

The idea of the promising event came to Hamish Dalmedo following a small meet up at a friend’s house in Malaga where a group of face and body painters practiced a number of technique and designs on each other. The original idea saw the group meeting in Gibraltar for a day for a chance to mingle with local painters. The event gained more interest both locally and from Spain, leading to Hamish rethinking the concept.

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