Elizabeth, Jamaica and lived there for the first 8 years of her life before following the rest of her family to live in London. The works date from to the present. Thank you for your recent message. Although represented in the foreground, the market woman is characterized as primitive, backward, childlike, barefooted, picturesque, tropical, and full of queer superstitions. Theresa is tremendously proud of her cultural heritage and is a keen advocate of Jamaican art. This autumn, the New Hall Art Collection at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, will be hosting an exhibition of modern and contemporary works by Jamaican women artists.
On her return to Jamaica, Theresa was tremendously impressed and proud to discover the quality and sophistication of the Jamaican visual arts scene.
Jamaican artists are more interested in states of feeling than they are in exploring stylistic conventions. After Pearl Harbor, H. Severino uses this family to mock the megalomaniac fantasies of middle and upper classes of the Caribbean. The exhibition celebrates elements of Jamaican culture which are world class, but rarely exposed outside of Jamaica. South Carolina Sold by: Yet, for a small island nation, it possesses an astonishingly large number of artists, and a supportive community of collector.