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ArtHappening on the Edge 2011

An exhibition of Gerard Hanson’s new work opens on today, Thursday 2 June at 7 pm at the Mutual Gallery. The public is invited to come to the official opening of the exhibition which is entitled “Fashioned Realities”. Drinks, courtesy of J. Wray and Nephew will be served between 7.00 and

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Jamagination is a website I stumbled upon recently that I thought I’d share for all those lovers of Jamaican art out there looking for an Xmas art splurge… According to the website, “Jamagination.com.jm is a one-stop shopping experience where visitors are exposed to the richness of Jamaican visual creativity”.

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This past Saturday, I ventured out with a group of art enthusiasts on the inaugural Kingston Art Trek- our mission, to visit a cross-section of Kingston’s galleries. The creation of Jamaica Cultural Enterprises (JCE), a new tour company specializing in cultural tours of Jamaica, the Kingston Art Trek is designed to

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The last exhibition for this year at Mutual Gallery will be “Into The Light” featuring paintings by Tina Spiro and photographs by Paul Stoppi. The guest speaker at the opening event on 18 November at 7.00 pm is Mr. Vivian Crawford, Executive Director of the Institute of Jamaica.

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2010

YardEdge had a chat with Douglas Reid of Grosvenor Galleries about his urban poster collection on now at the gallery, his upcoming show, the Dudus Chronicles, and the state of Jamaican art today. YardEdge: What got you started collecting these street signs? Douglas: From the first time I really noticed

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YardEdge welcomes a new guest blogger, Petrine Archer-Straw who will be profiling some of the up and coming young artists  to watch on the local scene. Petrine Archer-Straw is an art historian, lecturer and curator who currently teaches in the Department of Art History at Cornell University. Trained at the

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Here is part 2 of the interview with Jamaican artist Marisa Willoughby.  We thank Berette Macaulay of SeBiArt for traveling all the way to Purley, England to catch up with Marisa… Part 2 of a 2 part interview Marisa can be contacted via her website www.marisaartist.com

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Guest video blogger Berette Macaulay of SeBiArt speaks with Jamaican painter Marisa Willoughby while visiting her home studio in Purley, England. Part 1 of a 2 part interview

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  Robert “Toby” Grant, a recent graduate of the School of Art, Edna Manley College in Kingston has been invited to do an installation at the Philip Sherlock Center for the Creative Arts – University of the West Indies next month. However, he needs sponsors in order to purchase materials

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Fall 2008 Campaign shoot for Prizy Sebastian and MadBigFro Jewelry YardEdge: What inspires you? Berrette: Beauty, truth, and originality expressed in its purest form and with cojones! Keeps me pumped whenever I encounter it. And it can be in any form – visual art in all its forms, music, concert

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