All Exhibitions were curated by the Founder of Diaspora-Now, Inc.
Anderson Pilgrim President & CEO
Barbadian born Alfred Weekes has been creating wire figurines since 1979. His work
is sold throughout the Caribbean and North America. He first joined with wire artist
John Flavius and Anderson Pilgrim in a business partnership before merging with Mr.
Pilgrim to form WEEKES' WIRE CRAFT.
He has exhibited alongside the most talented artists and artisans in the Caribbean
and has been a perennial prizewinner in the Barbados' National Arts and Crafts Competition.
Mr. Weekes was also a prize winner at the 1993 All Community Arts Group Show in Brooklyn,
New York, and was judged BEST IN SHOW at the 1993 Manchester Art Association Show
in Manchester, CT.
In November 1993, he was part of a landmark exhibition with John Flavius held at
the New York offices of the Barbados Tourism Authority. Since then he has exhibited
at 479 Gallery, Soho, NYC, December 1994; and the Barbados Consulate, NYC, as part
of "Traditions", September 1995. His sculptures are held in private collections throughout
the Caribbean, Europe, and North America.