From Jamaica to China, a new evolution
Exhibition Dates: September 6 - October 1, 2011
Reception: Thursday, September 8, 5:30 - 8 pm
From Jamaica to China, A New Evolution curated by Bryan McFarlane, examines the work of three Jamaican artists. In addition to four artists who have lived in China since childhood: Two who currently has residence in New York City. The other two artists, currently live and work in Beijing. All have studied formally in the United States as well as their home country with diverse international „profiles‟; garnering unique critical perspectives by noted writers and critics. Works executed range from large scale paintings, drawings/conceptual video narratives and New Media. These artists travel back and forth to far flung geographical -locations that they each call “home”. Their travels and unique cultural perspectives have impacted their work with a fresh for life. Participating Artists: Ebony G. Patterson, Camille Chedda, Lily and Honglei, Liu Wentau, Wang Baoju and Bryan McFarlane.