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Art Events Postponed or Virtual

Until there is an ease of government restrictions because of the pandemic we will cease posting information on art events on this site unless they are virtual. We will return wiser and stronger when this is all behind us. Blessings, and stay safe.

ArtServe Gets a Jamaican Curator

 

Jamaican-born Ludlow Bailey, Founder and Managing Director of Contemporary African Diaspora Art (CADA), has been appointed Consulting Curator for the 30th anniversary of ArtServe, South Florida’s leading arts incubator. The curator and art historian has served as art advisor to museums, galleries, and private collections in the US, London, Africa, and the Caribbean.  According to Jamaicans.Com, Bailey plans to enhance diversity at CADA by bringing in more African Diaspora artists, multidisciplinary and multimedia projects, and experimental works.

“The new Director really wants to engage the community in the biggest issues of our time. And, in the United States, race relations definitely is a huge one,” he says. “Although I deal with black culture and black art generally, I try to develop programmes for all. I consider what I do to be relevant and global. As a Guest Curator I get a chance to take the lead on about six of the shows for the next season.”

 

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?

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 wri

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!
 

Art classes for adults at the Wine Shop, create your masterpiece while you sip a glass of wine. All supplies are provided. Every Tuesday at 5:15pm. See flyer

Nassau-born, London based artist Blue Curry has taken Paradise, his installation project for the Jamaica Biennial, into the heart of downtown Kingston.

Radiant Earth, a new interactive book by sculptor Laura Facey,is now available at iBooks.

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