Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, March 3rd, 2017
The vibrant, energetic interpretations of Jamaican history, lifestyle, and culture, especially music, that went into the late Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson’s distinctive designs, now greets passengers arriving at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Ba
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, April 28th, 2016
Images exploring the varying and varied definitions of masculinity in Jamaica will cover the walls of the National Gallery West, Montego Bay, as the exhibition Masculinities makes its way to the western end of the island. The exhibition will open at 4:00 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 17th, 2014
“You know where Fleet Street is?” we call to the driver in the car sitting beside us at the stoplight. My friend and I are trying to make it down to the Plant Jamaica and Paint Jamaica projects down in South Side, Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
The National Gallery of Jamaica provided a launching pad for the latest installation of the Jamaica Journal last Sunday. The striking image from Ebony G.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, June 20th, 2013
The National Gallery of Jamaica is getting ready to showcase the budding fruits of the artistic labour of participants in its Saturday children’s art programme, Saturday Art Time.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
“I'm an artist. I'm a DJ,” says Afifa Aza, creative director of Sounds of Life - So((u))l, which she operates with Georgia Love. Afifa’s affair with music has lasted a lifetime but approximately four years ago, to took it to another level.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Kingston is getting ready to showcase its artsy side with the return of the festival Kingston on the Edge (KOTE), under the theme Identity, The Opened I.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, April 7th, 2012
The exhibition Barrington: A Retrospective, currently underway at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston is beautifully timed for the commemoration of Jamaica’s 50th year of independence as Watson’s paintings provide a marvelous prism through which to gaze at the nation.