Jamaica Art Scope

Updates on Jamaica’s art scene – artists, their work, etc


Photography is definitely not just about pointing and shooting, that is, if you move beyond experimenting with the features of the camera.
Photography in its truest sense is really painting with light, with your camera as your paintbrush, and the film, as your canvas, when likened to a painter.

ART CAREER: Art critic

The art critic is one of the most sought after persons in this creative field. For one, its always good to have someone to bounce your ideas on. On the other hand, critics sometimes reflect the views of the public or potential client.

Artists to stroke in Jamaica’s history as one

Jamaican artists are being given opportunity to add their strokes to the pages of Jamaican history in a national way. Through the eyes of the visual artists, Jamaica history and art history will be documented by yet another person who realises the value of the country

Caradise, caribbean paradise on display!

Following is an excerpt from an article by the Gleaner’s Georgia Hemmings, on the first solo exhibition of Anthea McGibbon.

“VERY SUCCESSFUL” is how photographer and graphic designer, Anthea McGibbon, describes her first solo exhibition, held recently in the United States (U.S.).

Jamaica’s Hoyes Takes a Bit of Africa in Europe Tour

Jamaican born visual art master, Bernard Stanley Hoyes has been enjoying a powerful year. Upon the recent New York installation of his six-foot blue fin tuna sculpture, titled “The Grand Catch”, which he crafted from granite in Fuzhou City in the Fujian Province of China, one might think the acclaimed artist might be ready to rest on his laurels for a bit.

Skalnik’s ‘Art and Freedom’ in Jamaica

Themed ‘Art & Freedom’, it is a touring exhibition brought to Jamaica through the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic, James Joseph.