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National Gallery appoints new Chief Curator

 

O’Neil Lawrence is the new Chief Curator of the National Gallery of Jamaica. Lawrence will oversee the Gallery’s exhibitions and be responsible for the development of Jamaica’s national art collection.

Chairman of the board, Senator Tom Tavares-Finson says: “His wide depth of knowledge of Jamaican and Caribbean art will serve him well as he begins this stage of his career.  His curatorial skills have been honed under many Jamaican and international curators including the late Chief Curator, the Hon. Dr David Boxer O.J. The Board of the NGJ joins me in welcoming our new Chief Curator and we look forward to great new developments at the NGJ.”

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Jamaican photographer Steve James will show his work at “Let There Be Reggae” from December 5th to 8th at The Lab (400 NW 26 Street) in Wynwood, Miami.

Jamaican multidisciplinary artist Jamilah Sabur’s work will be shown at the second annual Faena Festival during Miami Art Week 2019.

Two murals have recently been created for the Rose Town and Standpipe communities by partnership between the US Embassy’s Public Affairs Section and the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Perfor

Jamaican born quilt artist, Donnette A. Cooper, Esq.

Jamaican artist Renee Cox’s work will be featured in a group show entitled In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity at The African American Museum in Philadelphia running u

Jamaican born artist Renee Cox’s work is currently being featured in The SVA Biennial Alumni Exhibition in New York running until December 14th, 2019.

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