Young Talent V Opens Sunday at National Gallery


Young Talent V is the fifth in a series of exhibitions that was inaugurated in 1985 and seeks to give national exposure to some of Jamaica’s most promising and exciting young artists.

The 2010 edition features the work of Marvin Bartley (photography); Stefan Clarke (photography and sculpture); Phillip Thomas (painting and drawing); Michael Elliott (painting); Marlon James (photography); Ebony Patterson (painting, printmaking, installation and textiles); Keisha Castello (painting and assemblage); Oliver Myrie (painting); Caroline “bops” Sardine (painting and assemblage); Oneika Russell (drawing & video animation); Leasho Johnson (painting, installation and fashion design); Megan McKain (jewellery and textiles); Christopher Harris (painting); and “Sand” (painting).

The exhibition is curated by David Boxer and Veerle Poupeye, with O’Neil Lawrence as assistant curator.

The opening function will take place on Sunday, May 16 starting at 11 am.

The exhibition will be opened by the Hon. Olivia Grange, M.P., Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture.

More information on the exhibition and the artists can be found at National Gallery.

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