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Edna Manley SVA Exhibition 2015 - From the Artful to the Ordinary

Designs by 2015 Final Year Students at Edna Manley School of Visual Art

The Edna Manley School of the Visual Arts recently graduated its largest, if not its most striking, cohort in a decade. The exhibition curated from the students’ final art projects opened on Saturday, June 6, 2015 and features the work of 55 artists.

A Gallery of Her Own: National Gallery of Jamaica Presents Seven Striking Female Artists

Two women examine Jasmine Thomas-Girvan's Grow Wings My Love, Grow Wings

The National Gallery of Jamaica opened Explorations 3: Seven Women Artists last Sunday. The subtitle ‘Seven Women Artists’ is awkward and shambles uncomfortably off the tongue. This discomfiture evident in the very name is deliberate.

National Gallery of Jamaica West Presents Xaymaca

Colin Garland's In the Beautiful Caribbean in the Xaymaca exhibition NGJ West

The National Gallery of Jamaica are invoking Jamaica’s original name Xaymaca (land of wood and water) for new exhibition headed for National Gallery West, the NGJ’s outpost in Montego Bay.

The Poet Paints Philosophy: An Earl McKenzie Exhibition

Earl McKenzie's exhibition currently at the UWI

Every Sunday morning Earl McKenzie listens to the Mass in B Minor, a symphony composed by the famous Johann Sebastian Bach.

Institute of Jamaica Reintroduces Saturday Openings with 'Paint It'

Institute of Jamaica - East Street, Kingston

The Institute of Jamaica is reintroducing its Saturday openings with a touch of colour.

Insides: New Works by Camille Chedda, Phillip Thomas, Prudence Lovell and Oneika Russell

Insides a New Visual Art Exhibition at NLS

While most of the country focused its attention on the young athletes rivaling for domination in the 2015 Boys and Girls Athletic Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, just across the road NLS was opening its latest exhibition dubbed Insides.

National Visual Arts Exhibition 2015: Valiant Effort in the Face of Scant Regard

The public mural for the 2015 National Visual Arts Exhibition

The Jamaica Visual Arts Competition and Festival 2015 staged by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission and currently running at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston is intended to be a celebration of the visual arts being produced by the country, yet, it may well be

Ebony G Patterson Cops Aaron Matalon Award, Camille Chedda and Kemani Beckford Tie for Dawn Scott Award

Ebony G Patterson (left) Kimani Beckford and Camille Chedda

Ebony G. Patterson copped the prestigious 2014 Aaron Matalon Award, finally snagging the medal which has been eluding her, as she had been nominated for three times.

National Museum Jamaica Seeks Bustles, Batty Riders and Everything in Between

The inimitable batty rider as worn in L'Acado's exploration Dancehall culture

The National Museum Jamaica (NMJ) has issued a call for bustles, batty riders and everything in between.

Jamaica Biennial 2014: Rebranded and Expanded

Cosmo Whyte's Head Boy

The National Gallery of Jamaica has rebranded and expanded its art biennial. By relinquishing the National in the former title and becoming the Jamaica Beinnial, the seminal art event on the island now benefits from international input.