Since 1992, artist Bruce Cayonne has been painting fete signs. His influence on the visual landscape of Trinidad and Tobago spans generations. This website is an ongoing archive of his work and an audio-visual reference for students discovering his work.



#FETESIGN


Interviews






Signs

The thumbnails below include all the works from the Once Upon a Fete exhibition in February 2021.

Photos: Kibwe Brathwaite

By Fete

Alphabetically sorted. Thumbnails are not to scale.

Videos are archival footage of the fetes and/or artistes promoted in the fete signs.



Army Fete
2a.
Army Fete (small)
16" x 24"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

2b.
Army Fete (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021




Boxing Nite
3a.
Boxing Nite (small)
16" x 24"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

3b.
Boxing Nite (narrow)
24" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021





Brass Fest

4a. 
Brass Fest (small)
16" x 24"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

4b.
Brass Fest (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

4c.
Brass Fest (large)
32" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

4d.
Brass Fest (narrow)
24" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021





Burrokeets Fete

5.
Burrokeets Fete (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021





Cool Down
6a.
Cool Down (small)
24" x 16"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

6b.
Cool Down (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021





Fire Fete

7a.
Fire Fete (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

7b.
Fire Fete (large)
32" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021




Licensing Fete
8a.
Licensing (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

8b.
Licensing (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

8b.
Licensing (large)
32" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021





PNM Fete
9.
PNM Fete (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021



Short Pants Fete
10.
Short Pants (large)
32" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021


Soca By D Silos
11a.
Soca By D Silos (small)
16" x 24"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

11b.
Soca By D Silos (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

11c.
Soca By D Silos (narrow)
24" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021



Soca Flare
12.
Soca Flare (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021



Soca in D Balisier
13.
Soca in D Balisier (small)
24" x 16"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021


Smash Up
14.
Smash Up (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021


Wasa Fete
15a.
WASA Fete (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

15b.
WASA Fete (narrow)
24" x 48"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021






WITCO Fete
16a.
WITCO Fete (small)
24" x 16"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021

16b.
WITCO Fete (medium)
24" x 32"
Emulsion paint and hardboard
2021