Black Pony Gallery has announced the inclusion of local artist Richard Edson Sutton, an artist and art educator based in Bermuda.
Curator Lisa Howie said, “As a child he resided in several Caribbean Islands before moving to New York City where he experienced a culture shock.
“In the US, he was struck by the systems of inclusion and exclusion, which today inform his choice of subject matter. His paintings often address actual events of social injustice that he conveys realistically and allegorically.
“Sutton’s painterly style has been inspired by the Renaissance and Baroque periods, using light and darkness to bring the sitter to life and to qualify the situation depicted.
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