Jamaican Artists

Albert Huie was born in Falmouth Trelawny in 1920. At 16, he relocated to Kingston, joining the ‘Institute Group’ at Institute of Jamaica, where he received formal training under Koren der Harootian. He worked as an assistant to Edna Manley before... read more
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
Eugene Hyde (1931-1980) was born in Cooper’s Hill, Portland, Jamaica. His father was a leading photographer in Port Antonio and his mother encouraged him as a child to draw and paint for local venues. Hyde attended Titchfield High School before... 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
Michael Lester, was born Michal Antoni Leszcynski in Poland in 1906. His mother was a painter who had graduated from St Petersburg academy. He graduated with degree in Marine Studies from the Polish State Nautical Academy and had a brief stint at... 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

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Art Bytes

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...

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...

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