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Lagan Opens at NLS

Lagan featuring new works by Wilmer Wilson IV opened at NLS on Aug 10

The term lagan refers to cargo thrown into the sea with expectations of retrieval. Borrowing from that concept, interdisciplinary artist Wilmer Wilson IV has been exploring Kingston’s flotsam and jetsam, not from the sea, but rather the sea of flyers to be found across the city.

The Beach House Residency Open Day in Montego Bay

O'neil Lawrence, photographer & curator at NGJ is on the resident artists

For most of the year, The Beach House Jamaica, Montego Bay, is an idyllic villa beckoning those who want to get away from it all.

Wilmer Wilson Creates A Window Into Two Cities

Wilmer Wilson IV

For some, a party flyer is nothing more than a bothersome nuisance cluttering windscreens as they vie for the attention of potential patrons. However, for Wilmer Wilson IV, they provide a window into a city.

New Roots: 10 Young Artists 'Shoot' Bold Statements at National Gallery of Jamaica

McCarthy's work promises the baring of 'new fruits"

“Put dis pon page 2” declared the graffitied statement on the wall of the National Gallery of Jamaica.

NLS Presents 'Lagan' with Wilmer Wilson IV

Lagan - a solo exhibition by Wlimer Wilson IV

In a contemporary exploration of the age old adage one man’s garbage is another man’s treasure, the New Local Space (NLS) will be presenting a visual reading of Kingston and Washington DC through its “submerged cargo”, its discarded elements.

'New Roots': Young Artists Take 'Root' at the National Gallery of Jamaica

Walls of NGJ transformed being by 'new roots' - art by Matthew McCarthy

The writing is on the wall, and not just the Facebook Wall, it is actually being plastered all over the walls of the National Gallery of Jamaica: there is a new breed of artists coming up and they are taking root.

Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné Launches Solo Exhibition

Images from Criatura by Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

Artist and poet Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné is about to embark on her first solo exhibition. Dubbed Criatura, the exhibition will feature 44 previously unreleased pieces and opens on Saturday, June 29, at the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Federation Park.

'Art It Up' - Children's Art Exhibition 2013

Art' iT

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.

KOTE 2013 Brings 'Renewal'

KOTE 2013: Renewal

Kingston on the Edge, the 2013 edition is ready to roll out.

SVA Unveils Diverse Works in Final Year Exhibition 2013

New Jamaica questions through music and street art

At the opening of the 2012 National Biennial at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Veerle Poupeye pointed to the breadth of strong entries from young artists, many of whom were recent graduates of the School of Visual Arts, Edna Manley College.