Michele Lee Lambert will be staging an art exhibition at Grosvenor Galleries from November 25th to December 10th. It will be the first encaustic ( beeswax and damar resin) art show to be staged in Jamaica. This art form predates oil and acrylic. It was invented by the Greeks and
Here’s an interesting video looking at the National Gallery of Jamaica’s recent National Biennial 2012: The Final Word. This short video documentary on the National Biennial 2012 was produced and contributed, as a special courtesy, by Marvin Bartley Studios Ltd. Hope you got a chance to see it! For more
This year the Super Plus Under 40 Artist of the year Competition is scheduled to open on Thursday 1st November 2012. The general public is invited to the opening on 1st November at 7 pm. Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. and Sat. from 10.30 a.m.
Check out this short documentary introducing Astro Saulter to the world. Astro Saulter (brother of Jamaican film makers Storm and Nile Saulter) is a 33 year old artist who lives and works in Negril, Jamaica. Astro is an amazing Jamaican artist overcoming his disabilities with a truly inspiring body of
Here are some of the sights from the Liguanea Art Festival 2012 held last Sunday in Liguanea, Kingston. This year things were a little different with some new artists present including well known Jamaican artist, Laura Facey, along with many other artists regularly seen at the fair. As usual, the
“Mystical Madonnas” by Jamaican artist Juliet Thorburn opened on Friday April 6th at the Willow On State Gallery in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA. Juliet’s collection of 22 vibrant and colourful oil paintings pay tribute to the female figure in all her true essence and glory. Many people turned out for this
This year, Jamaicans all over the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from Britain. The year promises to be full of myriad cultural events celebrating our 50 years of independence. Here’s the official Jamaica 50 website with a calendar of some of the events planned for the year so