Jamaican Artists

Basil Watson was one of the first students to benefit from the Jamaica School of Arts removal to its new campus as part of the Cultural Training Centre. He feels he was fortunate to be taught by a diverse range of tutor including Christopher... read more
There is something heroic about Barrington Watson's commitment to the painting of Jamaica and it's people. He paints for posterity. In the vein of French salon painters such as Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) or Alexandre Cabanel (1823... read more
Born in Kingston, Osmond Watson was a graduate of one of the first teaching programmes created by Edna Manley at the Jamaica School of Art and Crafts. In 1961, disappointed at the failure of plans for a West Indian Federation, he decided to travel... read more
Aubrey Williams was born in Georgetown, British Guiana. He received informal art tutoring from the age of three and joined the Working Peoples’ Art Class at 12. He trained as an agronomist, working for eight years as an agricultural field officer... read more
Donnette Zacca graduated from the Edna Manley College some twenty-five years ago and within that time she feels she has accomplished a lot in her career. She feels her training in both Graphic Design, Photography and Education has contributed... read more

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Jamaican-born artist Renee Cox was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University in New York. Her controversial work focusses on issues related to race and gender in America, offering a...

Jamaican visual artist Maia Chung has been invited to send her work for consideration for the Galleria Banditto's 10-day residency prize to be awarded this year, according to an article in Loop. ...

A solo exhibition by Jamaican artist Renee Cox at Carthouse Proper in Brooklyn, New York will feature her critically acclaimed 1993 large-format photograph piece Yo Mama and its counterpart David (...

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