Jamaican Artists

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
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
Born in rural St Thomas, McLaren went as far as the 6th grade in primary school, then left to take up an apprenticeship in coach building. At the turn of the century this would have been a viable profession but with the introduction of the motor car... read more
Born in Kingston to a well-to-do family, Moody left Jamaica at aged 23, initially to pursue a career in dentistry. This was not necessarily his first choice, he was already widely read in Chinese and Indian metaphysics and showed an aptitude for the... read more

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Art Bytes

Are you an estabilshed or upcoming Musician, Singer, Filmmaker, poet, or creative group? Will you be on tour within the next 3-6 months? Then Apply for the Ministry of Toursim and Entertainment's Artist Ambadassor...

Ebony Patterson is so hot the critics can't find words to describe her stylized interpretation of Dancehall culture. In a New York Times piece on what to see in New York art galleries this week writer Holland Cotter...

The event ‘Poetry Night’ will be held at Redbones Cafe, 1 Argyle Road, Kingston 10, St. Andrew on every month the 4th Wednesday.  Admission is Free!
 

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