Jamaican Artists

Graham Davis, born in Kent in 1944 and educated at Maidstone and Chelsea Schools of Art, Graham Davis has lived in Jamaica since 1970, has exhibited widely there and abroad, is represented in the permanent collection of the National Gallery of... read more
Born Javier Dayes on April 7th, Manchester, Jamaica. He spent his high school years at Munro College in St. Elizabeth. Javier, architecture student turned artist works predominately in the medium of painting but... read more
Ras Dizzy is vocal against the injustices he meets within Jamaican society. A temperamental artist, he will 'curse you' as readily as he will tutor you in his reading from the Bible. His uneven temperament is reflected in his painting but, in his... read more
John Dunkley is considered one of modern Jamaica's first and finest intuitive artists painters. Like so many self-taught painters that would follow in his wake, Dunkley emerged from that class of self-employed, skilled artisans who lived by their... read more
Gloria Escoffery's talents as an intellect and a painter were apparent from early. As a Jamaica Scholar, after gaining a Bachelor of Arts degree at McGill University in Canada, Escoffery went on to pursue her Masters at the Slade School of Art in... read more
Laura Facey is in an enormously productive phase of her work. Recently, she has completed some of the most challenging pieces of her professional life. Spirit Dancer 1999, Earth to Earth 1999, Christ Ascending 2000, Indigo Prayer 2000, and Still... read more
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... read more

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Berette Macaulay has landed an artist residency at the Vermont Studio Centre. She heads there in June 2018 to complete one of her projects, Women Who Raise Us, and to develop new photographic works and...

Jamaican born Multimedia artist,Ebony Patterson won the 2018 Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Awards with sculptor Jill Downen. The award was presented by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at...

Ebony Patterson doesn’t romp. In January, Jamaica’s hottest artist received a United States Artists Fellowship Award in the visual arts. Fellowships are unrestricted awards recognizing artists for their contribution...

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