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April 25, 2004 – The Artists Association of St. John is opening a new art gallery.
The gallery is on the second floor of the Market Place, taking over the space previously occupied by Mapes de Monde.
"It's a perfect spot for us, and we are very excited about the potential," St. John artist Kimberly Boulon said.
Boulon, association president, added there are big plans for the gallery.
"We will now be able to include group, solo, and special theme shows year-round, and Marketplace Saturdays where live art demonstrations, workshops and special events will take place." A reference library is in the works.
The association was formed three years ago and is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and promotion of the Visual arts on St John. Its Web site is St. John artists
It holds shows twice a year at The Battery and claims, in a recent press release, to have "Exhibited some of the most talented artists in the Caribbean today."
The association has as it goals "artists helping artists" and the promotion of St. John as an art destination. The association has a youth fund to aid and fund special art programs for children.
The grand opening of the gallery at the Marketplace will be Saturday May 1, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony is planned at 5:30.

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