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#TBT | Due West 2019 Highlights

TBT ● This week’s throwback features highlights from the official opening of our second staging of our Due West exhibition in January 2019. Due West is an initiative aimed at discovering and showcasing the work of artists who live or are from Western Jamaica. After adjudication, 14 artists represented by a mixture of paintings, photography, audio visual art, Fibre art, mixed media and Sculpture, were selected: Indie Allen, Greg Bailey, Krystal Ball, Esther Chin, Andrea Jadusingh, Kate Moyston, Andrew Duhaney, P.J. Stewart, Ivorhod Walters and Trisannia Watson.

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#TBT ○ This week’s throwback highlights a snapshot of students from Mount Alvernia High School, expressing their fascination with one of the most intricate installations featured in the ‘Seven Women Artists’ exhibition, titled, ‘Grow Wings My Love Grow Wings’ created by Artist, Jasmine Thomas Girvan.

#MakeArtMondays | Tracing Boards

This week’s craft will help develop your child’s motor skills, precise grip skills, eye-hand coordination and the ability to concentrate. The board gives possibilities to learn through play in many different ways.

*Parental Supervision Required

Track: Patience by Jay Someday

#TBT | Twins of Twins Visit to NGW

Today’s #TBT features snapshots of comedians and Dancehall sensations, Patrick “Curly Lox” Gaynor and Paul “Tu-Lox” Gaynor more popularly known as Twins of Twins visit to National Gallery West during their tour of the Spiritual Yards exhibition in 2018.

#TBT | Young visitors from John’s Hall Primary

Today’s throwback features Assistant Curator, Monique Gilpin engaging students from John’s Hall Primary in National Gallery West’s Art Supply Initiative activities after their tour of ‘The Art of Jamaican Sculpture’ exhibition in 2018 . We hope to be able to engage with our youth again some day.

#TBT | NGW Guests

It was a pleasure to have had Senior Curator, O’Neil Lawrence alongside Trinidadian Artist, Curator & Writer Christopher Cozier, Jamaican Artist Cosmo Whyte and London Based Curator & Lecturer Paul Goodwin visit and view our Marcia Biggs exhibition at National Gallery West in 2017.

Surreal Black with Carla Moore

National Gallery West is pleased to present Surreal Black with Carla Moore. Tune in to Activist, Consultant and Influencer, Carla Moore in conversation with Assistant Curator, Monique Gilpin as they discuss topics surrounding the systemic racism faced by people of colour, and how the exhibition and its featured artists explore the physical and psychological violence that continues to plague the black body on a global scale through their works.

Surreal Black with Carla Moore premieres on July 10, 2021 @ 1pm.

#MakeArtMondays | Rubber Band Bracelet

We’re back with another #MakeArtMondays post. This week we’re featuring rubber band bracelets. This is a very simple craft idea that can be shared as a gift to a friend, you could make matching bracelets or wear it as a fashion statement.

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Track: Someday — Roa [Audio Library Release]
Music provided by Audio Library Plus
Watch: https://youtu.be/GTjQgOwbNPo
Free Download / Stream: https://alplus.io/someday

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