Jamaican Artist

Lloyd Hoffstead

 
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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

Corporate Jamaica is doing its part in bringing art to downtown Kingston.

Coldwell Banker has sponsored the painting of a mural on a building at the corner of Water Lane and Rosemary Lane, transforming the...

This event on June 30, 2019, features the return of the International Reggae Poster Contest charity auction for the first time since its 2012. The professional and student images of the posters selected for auction...

The National Gallery of Jamaica has put out a document on how to view its exhibitions that includes its weekly schedules, its tour formats, costs for children and adults, and a step by step process on how to access...

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