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#TBT | EXPLORATIONS IV – MASCULINITIES Opening Reception Highlights

National Gallery West was pleased to present an abridged version of ‘ Explorations IV: Masculinities exhibition which was shown at the National Gallery of Jamaica in Kingston. ‘Masculinities’ opened to the public on Sunday May 1, 2016 at National Gallery West.

The exhibition explored various masculine roles and identities, and the perceptions that surround them, and how they have evolved in the Jamaican context. The exhibition included works by artists from the nineteenth century to the present, such as Isaac Mendes Belisario, Albert Huie, Osmond Watson, Barrington Watson, Rose Murray, Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds, Ebony G. Patterson, Leasho Johnson, Wade Rhoden, Peter Dean Rickards, and Vermon “Howie” Grant.

#TBT Caribbean In Motion at National Gallery West

Caribbean in Motion: Improving Lives through Artistry and Animation, an exhibition of work by Caribbean animators, which was presented in Jamaica in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The exhibition highlighted animations and illustrations by Makesi Aquan, Danielle Blaize, Mathew Hudson, Alison Latchman, Anieph Latchman, Wendell McShine, Khia Poitier, Ansar Sattar, Steven Schmid and Marlo Scott.
Caribbean in Motion opened for viewing at National Gallery West in October 2016.
This exhibition debuted during FOROMIC, Latin America and the Caribbean’s most important annual event on microfinance and entrepreneurship, which will took place at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from October 24 to 26, 2016. FOROMIC is a space for business and financial innovations, and in particular a platform for microfinance, which has demonstrated that serving low-income households and small businesses is possible, sustainable and profitable. The cultural industries are an important area of focus at FOROMIC. FOROMIC is supported by the IDB and staged in association between the IDB Multilateral Investment Fund and the Jamaican Ministry of Finance and the Public Service.

To find out more visit: https://www.iadb.org/en/countries/jamaica/overview or
NGW blog: https://nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com/2016/09/23/caribbean-in-motion-to-be-shown-at-national-gallery-west/

Announcement: Virtual Summer Workshop Project 1 Winner.


Congratulations to our ‘African Mask Off’ WINNER Yolaini Magalhães!

Thank you to all the other participants who submitted their African Masks, judging was very hard.


We look forward to the submissions for Project 2!

MBCC Virtual Summer Workshop – Project 2 – ‘Bring Yuh Pot An Come’ (Yabba)

CRITERIA:

1. Bowl must be decorated.

2. No larger than 11 inches wide or tall.

3. Decoration on bowl must be inspired by the National Symbols of the Dr. Bird or Lignum Vitae Flower

4. Shows high level of individuality and creativity (make it your own)

5. Submitted Work by 5pm on Friday, August 21, 2020 via email: virtualsummerworkshopja@gmail.com.

*Parental Supervision Required*

*ONLY REGISTRANTS CAN SUBMIT COMPLETED ART WORKS*

Have Fun!

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MBCC Virtual Summer Workshop – Project 1 – ‘African Mask Off’

CRITERIA: – Your ‘African Mask Off’ MUST have the following:

1. Eye Holes.

2. Used AT LEAST 3 different materials.

3. Mask must cover at least half of your face.

4. Shows high level of individuality and creativity (make it your own)

5. Submitted Work by 5pm on Friday, August 14, 2020 via email: virtualsummerworkshopja@gmail.com

*Parental Supervision Required*

*ONLY REGISTRANTS CAN SUBMIT COMPLETED ART WORKS*

Have Fun!

Don’t forget to Like and Subscribe!