Jamaican Artists

Eric Cadien attended the 'art school' during the dynamic seventies when self- reliance and self-determination became the political watch-words that guided Jamaica beyond independence towards self-government and Democratic Socialism. At the Jamaica... read more
The development of Ralph Campbell's career as a painter parallels similar developments in Jamaica's modern art history. It is not surprising that his maturation as a painter mirrors the same process of maturation in Jamaica's cultural institutions,... read more
There is something ethereal about Kereina Changfatt's work. They are tender fragile forms that speak to temporality and the difficulty of location. In many ways they represent the artist's own life experience and her sense of dislocation, at once... read more
Camille Chedda's talent is precocious. As a fairly recent graduate of the Edna Manley College (Dip.Hons, 2007) she has already established an enviable exhibition record, having her works appear in in two Jamaica National Biennials (2006, 2008) as... read more

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Art Bytes

Paddlin Spirit, a 30 minute documentary about Laura Facey's work, will be screened on Sunday, 28th January, at 1pm, at the Cove Cinema in Ocho Rios.

 

The documentary is being...

The National Gallery has restarted its Saturday Art-Time that will run until March 24, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  Saturday Art-Time immerses children between eight and fifteen years old in the world of art, through...

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...

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