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Category: Recent Work

IGAA 2016 Gathering, Contemporary Glass from the Heartland, promotional image

Ebanks wins 2nd Place at GATHERING: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland, with one of his recent granularé glass

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation will launch the 22nd National Arts and Culture Awards ceremony, held during Cayfest ’16 on Thursday, 25th of Feb, 2016.

Luminescent Forms: Art Under the Microscope

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) new exhibition bridges the gap between art and science, inspired by microscopic foraminifera.

This work is about the tension between the solid, volumetric forms of the catboat ‘columns’ and the lucid, patterns glass facade. The challenge…

Checking for Fair

Although my great-grandfather was a boat builder—having built and fished three catboats—and the desire to build boats may run in my blood, that doesn’t mean the know-how is genetic.

Resting after moving materials into studio.

Luckily I was able to sub-let a nearby studio/warehouse space quickly, and only for the required three months of the project construction…

Adjacent: Working Model [Wood]

Original maquette for Adjacent (pictured below in black) needed to be remade in a more sturdy material to be a working model.

"Adjacent" [Artist's proposal: digital rendering.]

Davin Ebanks’ interpretation of an iconic Caymanian symbol, the catboat, is the winner of National Gallery’s Cayman sculpture competition. The

Portrait of the Artist: Redaction: 13.05.15, Pterois volitans (detail) [Blown and Hot Sculpted Glass, Stainless, Aluminium, 18"H x 8"W x 8"D, 2013.]

The new series receives recognition at Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery. Garnering 3rd Prize in a field of 28 was validating.

Hot-sculpted Glass, Tree, Earth -- Memento Mori: Plumeria Wraith (detail) [30"H x 27"W x 27"D, 2012.]

NeoNatural: Botanically Inspired Glass Hot sculpted glass installation at the Garfield Conservatory Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. On display January 21 – March 18, 2012, the hot sculpted glass flowers in this installation are models of plumeria, the traditional flower of Hawaiian leis and one almost exclusively planted in the cemeteries of my homeland. The flower has […]