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National Gallery of Jamaica Dawn Scott Award

 

This year, the National Gallery of Jamaica will present the Dawn Scott Award to a participating artist in its Summer Exhibition 2019, which runs from July 28 to October 27, 2019. The presentation was previously part of the Jamaica Biennial. The Dawn Scott Memorial Award comes with a monetary prize and is sponsored by art critic, art historian, and curator Edward M. Gómez to honour the memory and legacy of his close friend and colleague, the late Jamaican artist Alison Dawn Scott.

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Jamaican director Isabella Issa’s short film Yellow Girl and Me has been racking up several awards at the Black Film Festival of New Orleans, getting Best Director, Best Writer, Best Film

 

British artist Joy Gregory, of Jamaican parentage, has become an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. The award recognizes her body of work in photography.

Aspiring Jamaican film-maker Danielle Mullings will intern for the Creative Minds in Film and Television programme at the Sundance Film Festival 2020, the largest independent film festival in the U

Creative agency ESIROM has awarded Jamaican film-maker Danielle Russell the Sama-Sama Fellowship for a short residency in Indonesia.

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport and the Kingston and St.

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