Jamaican Artists

In an era when pottery was still regarded as a lesser art form Cecil Baugh was a pioneer in educating Jamaican art lovers and gaining their respect for its fine art status. Cecil Baugh first developed an interest in clay making and ceramics as a... read more
Born in Scotland, Valerie Bloomfield studied in Glasgow and moved to Jamaica as a young artist. She began to exhibit regularly in group exhibitions and quickly established a name for herself because of her unerring sense of realism and ability to... read more
As an influential artist as well as the Chief Curator (Director Emeritus) of the National Gallery of Jamaica, David Boxer has had a significant impact on Jamaica's art and its artists. He has consciously steered Jamaican art in new directions.... read more
Everald Brown's art and spirituality are intricately bound together. His painting, sculptures and patterned musical instruments, become more vivid as his understanding of his environment, the world and his place in the universe matures. His complex... read more

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The Jamaica Biennial opens February 24 at the National Gallery West in Montego Bay and on Sunday, February 26 at the National Gallery in Downtown Kingston. The Biennial will feature more than 160 works by 90 artists...

An artwork competition seeking creative responses to the theme of Caribbean In/Securities is being run by the CARISCC network of universities. The network hopes to get artwork submissions that address how the...

The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) has implemented several measures aimed at promoting the island’s museums. These include opening museums to the public on Saturday to allow more people to view the large collections of...