Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Jasmine Thomas-Girvan made art history, by being the first artist to win the Jamaica Biennial’s Aaron Matalon Award, twice.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 4th, 2016
As the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sunday’s programme slowly and steadily ingrains itself into Jamaica’s artistic calendar, with each installment it is becoming the place and space to discover (possibly in that Christopher Columbus sense of the word) new
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 8th, 2016
The National Gallery of Jamaica pays homage to the increasing use of digital tools in creating art with their latest exhibition Digital, which opened recently at their Downtown Kingston location.
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 | Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
Since the introduction of the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programme, one of its most intriguing elements has been how they strive to match the day’s entertainment with the exhibition. Sometimes the link is casual, even tenuous.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 13th, 2015
An exploration of Jamaican masculinity, or more accurately, masculinities, now covers the walls of the National Gallery of Jamaica.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 6th, 2015
Once again the downstairs galleries of the National Gallery of Jamaica in downtown Kingston are crackling with the vibrant energies of ten of Jamaica’s emerging artists.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Ten emerging visual artists have been selected for Young Talent 2015, which, bouyed by the musical stylings of Jah9, will open at the National Gallery of Jamaica on August 30, 2015. First staged 30 years ago in 1985, Young Talent is growing up.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
To close off the Explorations III: Seven Women Artists exhibition which is now facing its final few days, the National Gallery of Jamaica created an ‘Artist Talk’, allowing five of the seven women to share the ideas and motivations behind their eloquent works, as well as provide a bit
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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.