Jamaican Artist

Lloyd Hoffstead

 
Lloyd Hoffstead Piece

World-renowned Jamaican artist Lloyd Hoffstead was born in Lucea, Jamaica. From his earliest days, he was very creative, and showed a keen interest in art. Lloyd was a naturally gifted student, and at the age of 18, was accepted to the Jamaica School of Art (now the Edna Manley School of the Arts) in Kingston. Lloyd studied painting, sculpture, jewel craft, graphic design, textiles, and ceramics before graduating in 1982. The same year, he opened Gallery Hoffstead 1 in his home town of Lucea - the first graduate of the School of Art to set up a gallery in Jamaica. In 1986, Lloyd opened Gallery Hoffstead 2 in Negril - and became the fist artist in Jamaica to own two galleries.

Art Bytes

Ebony G Patterson has a new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art in a show titled “An Intervention…made for kids.” Her designs of 150 hand embellished toy guns are installed in the permanent galleries of the museum...

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts presents Nine Night directed by Elizabeth Montoya Stemann at the Dennis Scott Studio theatre, 1 Arthur Drive, Kingston 5. 

October 12th, 13th, 14th...

MBJ invites children to think critically about the environment by entering their Mosaic Art & Collages, 3D Compositions and/or poster Art competition. Submission deadline is no later than November 16, 2018....

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