Trinidad Express Newspapers- Press Release  25.2.14- click here

Baltimore Sun, February 7, 2014- Ralph Baney dies- click here

Eulogy by Dr Clarence Madhosingh- click here


Saturday 5 September 2009



Express Woman
Tuesday 9 December 2008


Thursday, 21 June 2007

Trinidad ceramic artist, Vera Baney, will be receiving an honorary doctorate ( Doctor of Letters) from the University of the West Indies at the Institure's graduation ceremonies in October and November 2007.

The recognition is for her pioneering  work and outstanding lifetime achievement as a ceramic artist.
She had the first show of ceramics in Trinidad in 1967 and her work kept on moving forward. She later went to the US where she moved from pots to sculptural pots and then to sculpture in clay. She had one person shows and took part in group shows as well as juried shows. Scotia CentreIn Trinidad her commissioned 16' mural can be seen at Scotia Centre. A 6'x 8' mosaic mural is in the chapel of Bishop Anstey High School and other works are in the Central Bank collection.

Vera Baney returned to Trinidad for shows at Art Creators gallery, 101 Art Gallery and Scotia Centre.








Saturday, April 21st 2007

On April 21 Dr. Baney was presented with the HOWIE Award by the Howard County Arts Council for Outstanding Artist of the year at its 10th Annual Celebration of the Arts.


Wednesday, April 18th 2007

Ralph baney with V. Naipaul sculpture

Dr Ralph Baney was commissioned by the University of the West Indies to create a sculpture to present to Sir Vidia Naipaul for his 75th birthday celebrations at St. Augustine.

The sculpture was presented to Sir Vidia on Wednesday evening, April 18th  2007.

The sculpture symbolized Sir Vidia’s precarious early life as a writer, his journey, growth and the jewels in his career (recognition with the Trinity Cross, Knighthood and Nobel Peace Prize).