Students from Mt. Alvernia High School took time out to view Judith Salmon’s ‘Twenty Benches’ installation at National Gallery West during the opening of the ‘Seven Women Artists’ exhibition in 2016.
#TBT | Today we highlight a snap shot of the inaugural JCAY summer workshop group who were intrigued during their tour of Xaymaca: Nature and the Landscape in Jamaican Art exhibition in 2015.
#TBT | Today’s throwback features a snapshot taken during a group tour of the inaugural ‘Due West’ exhibition in 2019. Here, guests were viewing a video installation titled ‘Dancehall Duel’ by one of the 14 featured artists in the exhibition, Robin Clare.
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Today’s #TBT post features a group shot of students and their teachers from St. James Preparatory School after their tour of David Gumbs, ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ interactive installation. ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms’ was featured in The Jamaica Biennial 2017, which was the National Gallery of Jamaica’s flagship exhibition, shown at three locations, namely at the National Gallery and Devon House in Kingston and at National Gallery West in Montego Bay.
To read more about the Jamaica Biennial 2017 and David Gumbs ‘Xing Wang – Blossoms, visit: https://nationalgallerywest.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/jamaica-biennial-2017-at-national-gallery-west-features-david-gumbs-xing-wang-video-installation/
Today’s throwback highlights a snapshot of artist and Lecturer, Prudence Lovell at the opening reception of the abridged version of ‘Explorations 3 – Seven Women Artists exhibition infront of her featured artwork, ‘Untitled (Connected III)’, 2015 at National Gallery West in 2015.
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TBT ● Today’s throwback features a snapshot of reporters from South Florida Caribbean News accompanied by Kirk White from the Jamaica Tourist Board, posing with Assistant Curator, Monique Gilpin (left) for a photo op, after their tour of the second staging of our past Due West exhibition in March 2019.
TBT | Today’s throwback back is a snapshot of a group of visitors from a Japanese cruise who were elated to soak up the culture while in Montego Bay, posing next to Kimani Beckford’s ‘Affirmation’ painting after viewing the ‘Affirmation Tour’ Exhibition in 2019.
This week’s throwback highlights a snapshot of students from Chetwood Primary School, posing with life after their tour of the Caribbean in Motion exhibition. Caribbean in Motion: Improving Lives through Artistry and Animation, an exhibition of work by Caribbean animators, 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 and opened for viewing at National Gallery West in October 2016.
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.
#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.