Posts Tagged "Jamaican arts & crafts"

Liguanea Art Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Sunday April 21, 2013

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican crafts, Liguanea Art Festival | 0 comments

Liguanea Art Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Sunday April 21, 2013

Enjoy an Art-Filled Day at Liguanea!   On Sunday, April 21st, the parking lot at Liguanea Plaza in Saint Andrew will once again be transformed into the 10th Annual Liguanea Art Festival, and filled with booths containing beautiful works of art, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, photography and jewelry. It's a true feast for the eyes! The Liguanea Art Festival (pronounced lig-a-knee ) is organized by (and the brainchild of) Tony and June Wong of Liguanea Drug & Garden Centre. This is Jamaica's largest outdoor art festival, and has become the largest single-day art...

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Assn of Jamaican Potters Hosts Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend

Posted by on Dec 12, 2011 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Art, Jamaican crafts, Kingston Jamaica | 0 comments

Assn of Jamaican Potters Hosts Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend

Jamaican Arts and Crafts on Sale This Weekend! This weekend (December 17th and 18th), you can find some excellent pottery and other beautiful Jamaican arts & crafts at the annual craft fair hosted by the Association of Jamaican Potters. The Craft Fair is held on the grounds of the Forestry Department, 173 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8. (This is just below the Tax Office and Constant Spring Post Office.) Jamaican Arts & Crafts - Great Variety on Display Aside from the beautiful pottery on sale, many local artisans and craftspeople attend and offer paintings, prints, jewelry,...

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Trip Report: Port Antonio woodcarver, “Rock Bottom”

Posted by on Jun 22, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican crafts, Port Antonio Jamaica, Shopping in Jamaica | 1 comment

Trip Report: Port Antonio woodcarver, “Rock Bottom”

I love art & crafts, but in Jamaica it can be a challenge to find truly locally-made items. Meet my friend, Rock Bottom. He's a talented wood carver with a very large stall in Port Antonio's Musgrave Market, the big market in the center of town on West Street between the Main Square (with the lovely NCB Bank in the old courthouse & the clock tower) and the Port Antonio Square. You can't miss Musgrave Market - there are always ladies sitting out front selling fruits, vegetables, shoes & other stuff. To find Rock Bottom, walk inside and all the way back to the craft market section...

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