MFA ’18 Sharon Norwood will exhibit two works in the 2017 Jamaica Biennial. The National Gallery of Jamaica is the largest and oldest public arts museum in the Anglophone Caribbean. The 2017 Biennial is curated by Dr. Veerle Poupeye, O’Neil Lawrence and Monique Barnett Davidson. This year’s Biennial was juried by Amanda Coulson, Director of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Christoper Cozier, artist, writer and curator from Trinidad and Tobago, Susanne Fredricks, exhibitions Director at Gallery 128, and Omari Ra, from the Edna Manley College. The 2017 Biennial will include 35 invited artists of Jamaican descent and 49 local, juried Jamaican artists with 7 special projects by invited Caribbean artists.
Sharon’s work will be featured at the historic Devon House mansion, alongside works by Artist Laura Facey, Andrea Chung, Deborah Anzinger, Leasho Johnson and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan. The exhibition is scheduled to run February 24-May 28, 2017.
For more information about theNational Gallery of Jamaica and the 2017 Jamaica Biennial, please visit their website.