Jamaican Artists

The contradiction in Nakazzi’s work is her desire to move away from materiality towards a greater sense of spirituality, and to do this, she sets up a tension between the object and the space around it. Even as she is constructing her... read more
O'Neil Lawrence is a trained photographer and a graduate of both the University of the West Indies and the Edna Manley College of The Visual and Performing Arts. His work questions the new World experience and what it means to be Jamaican. Because... read more
Judy Ann MacMillan is one of Jamaica's foremost academic painters. Born in Kingston but trained in Scotland she brings to her work a unique synthesis of technical ability and subjective intimacy that only a Caribbean artist can achieve.Returning... read more
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, W.I., Patsy Mair studied Painting as an adult, beginning seriously in the 1970s tutored by George Rodney, one of Jamaica's master artists. Certification in the discipline was gained in 1996 with the award of the Diploma in... read more
Born in Yorkshire England, Edna Manley's mother was Jamaican, from the prominent Shearer family. She met her cousin Norman Manley who had come to England as a Rhodes scholar to study at Oxford. He was later conscripted and fought in WW1, while Edna... read more
The late Honorable Alvin Tolman Marriott is considered a national Jamaican treasure. He was born in 1902 to a family of artists, his mother a playwright and musician and his father a craftsman who made and sold straw items. It was his mother who... read more
Born in Kingston, raised in Claremont, St. Ann, Ewan McAnuff received his early education at Claremont All Age School. He then attended Ocho Rios Secondary School where he met his first Art tutor, Frank Brown, who was to be a great inspiration to... read more

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Art Bytes

Grosvenor Galleries invites teens and adults to their two hour guided macrame class on January 27th, 2018 at 4pm. All class materials will be provided. Class admission is $3000. For further information visit...

The 2018 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest themed “Draw Your Dream, Drive Your Future” is accepting entries through February 16, 2018. This year’s competition is challenging students up to 15 years old to submit their...

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...

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