Art Thursday is back again this season and there is a new gallery in town. Niarus Walker and educator and influencer of many young budding artists is showing her new cultural work.
Madras Dress designed by Niarus Walker made from
I heard a story about Niarus from Twila Wilson, our premier interior designer. While Niarus was in college she got a grant to study Batik making in Indonesia. The natives did not frequently have the opportunity to meet such stunning spunky person of color before and because of her knobby hairstyle they mistook her for Tracy Chapman. Twila spoke of the enthusiasm of this young budding artist. Get more information about Niarus’ work at
Meet Sonia Deane, the owner of Cane Roots Art Gallery. Cane Roots is the newest gallery in Christiansted and are located at 14 Company St.