Jamaican Artists

Alexander Cooper, a renowned and respected Jamaican artist, was born in Enfield (St. Mary) Kingston, Jamaica (West Indies) in 1934. His work has been displayed in exhibitions around the world, including New York, Mexico, Canada, London, and Germany... read more
Keisha Costello is a Jamaican artist living and working in Kingston. She studied painting and graduated from the Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts. Since then her work has been shown at the National Gallery of Jamaica and in other... read more
Born in Point Hill, St. Catherine in 1930, Daley began painting in the 1960s. Unfortunately, none of his works from this era have been preserved. His earliest surviving works are from 1979, when he first came to the attention of the Jamaican art... read more
Although few details are known about this Henry Daley's life, his paintings many of which are self-portraits, provide insight into his short, poignant career as an artist. Even so, Daley's paintings are highly personalized depictions and for this... read more
Graham Davis, born in Kent in 1944 and educated at Maidstone and Chelsea Schools of Art, Graham Davis has lived in Jamaica since 1970, has exhibited widely there and abroad, is represented in the permanent collection of the National Gallery of... read more
Born Javier Dayes on April 7th, Manchester, Jamaica. He spent his high school years at Munro College in St. Elizabeth. Javier, architecture student turned artist works predominately in the medium of painting but... read more
Erwin De Vries (1929-2018), was born in Paramaribo, Suriname. He studied in the Netherlands, where his work is displayed at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. He was commissioned by the Dutch government to create the Nationaal monument... read more