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GLENMUIR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WINS US EMBASSY PHOTO COMPETITION

 

Jason Tomlinson, of Glenmuir High School won the US Embassy Black History Month Photo Competition with his black and white photo of a crossing guard securing the safety of pedestrians outside Clarendon’s May Pen Primary School. The competition highlights community unsung heroes. Tomlinson, who shoots with a Nikon D5600, got a MacBook Air at an Exhibition and Reception for the 10 finalists at the US Embassy in Kingston. Second place went to Sherard Little, who had two photos among the 10 finalists; while third place went to Kabian Davidson.

 

Tomlinson began taking photos six years ago he told Loop News he enjoys all types of photography including sports, portraits and photojournalism.

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CBC Arts names Jamaican-Canadian Clement Virgo one of the architects of Black filmmaking in Canada.

 

Three Jamaican artists will show their work at “The Island Imprint: The Art and History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County”, an art and historical exhibition from June 15th to

Kingston Creative’s monthly Artwalk festival experience goes virtual March 29th, thanks to  sponsors Sagicor, tTech and the Tourism Enhancement Fund.

Developed together with Steve Madden, the collection was designed for warm weather with the use of bright neon colors with rope, rhinestones, and buckle embellishments.

The work of photographer Nadine Ijewere is featured in the March 2020 issue of American Vogue.

Dr Rachel Moseley-Wood, head of the Department of Literatures in English at UWI, Mona recently launched her 254-page book, Show Us as We Are: Place, Nation and Identity in Jamaican Film.

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