Theo McClain has been flying under the radar in the world of Bahamian art, but with his poster design for the 2012 Bahamas International Film Festival, he’s set to become a household name – locally and abroad – for artists and film buffs alike, Sonia Farmer reports in this article for Nassau’s Guardian. His design was one of many submitted to BIFF’s poster design contest announced earlier this year.
After careful consideration by judges Dionne Benjamin-Smith, Lise Anderson and Logan and Lavar Munroe, McClain’s “Junkanoo Blower” came out on top for capturing the thrilling spirit of the BIFF for visitors and locals alike. “When it was announced I screamed here at work,” says McClain. “I was very excited, I got chills. It’s the first local competition I have won.”
“I think the image I did basically set a new standard for imagery for poster design in The Bahamas alone…
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