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Jamaican Art

Religion and Spirituality in Jamaican Art at the National Gallery of Jamaica

Explorations II: Religion and Spirituality at the National Gallery of Jamaica

Jamaica is known for being a country in touch with the spirit, whether it be that which is poured from a bottle, or which comes fourth from the Bible and other sacred texts.

UTech Centre for the Arts Launches Creative Edge Exhibition Series

The Creative Edge exhibition opened at the UTech Centre for the Arts recently

The Centre for the Arts at the University of Technology launched its Creative Edge exhibition series on Thursday night, September 26, 2013. The exhibition features works by 13 emerging and established artists and artisans.

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.

KOTE 2013 Brings 'Renewal'

KOTE 2013: Renewal

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

High Grade Love for 'Natural Histories'

Colin Garland's 'In the Beautiful Caribbean'

The acoustic sound of the Skygrass band provided the musical sound track for the opening of the Natural Histories exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston.

Jamaica's Biennial 2012 Closes With Insightful Artist Talks

Storm Saulter (right) discusses his short film 'Tied'. O'Neil Lawrence looks on

As the 2012 Jamaica National Biennial prepared to close, the National Gallery of Jamaica invited Hope Brooks, Jasmine Thomas-Girvan, Duane Allen and Storm Saulter, four of the artists whose works are featured in the exhibition, to participate in an extended tour and artist talks.

Jamaica Biennial - From the Daring to the Conservative

A woman examines Phillip Thomas' 'Upper St. Andrew Concubine'

If Jamaica’s national biennial can be viewed as the pulse of the Jamaican heart world, then it seems that art on the island is showing wonderful signs of health.

NGJ to open National Biennial 2012

Veerle Poupeye Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica

The National Gallery of Jamaica, downtown Kingston will unveil the 6th National Biennial on December 9. The 2012 Biennial will feature 126 works by 86 artists. According to Veerle Poupeye, Executive Director of the NGJ the exhibition will be reflective of the state of contemporary Jamaican art.

Brooks & Khouri Cop top prizes at JCDC Visual Arts Competition 2012

Hope Brooks accepts her prize of a cellular phone from LIME

Hope Brooks’ painting ‘Slavery Trilogy Sequel: Where Have We Come?

From Human Trafficking to Partying - SVA Final Year Exhibition

'Mandines' from Lychelle McFarlane's Human Trafficking installation