JCDC, Patrick Kitson Launch Dual Art Exhibition In Kingston

Pictured here from left is Patrick Kitson, a 3 decade veteran Master pen and ink artist and Maia Chung Jamaican visual artist who received a national merit award for painting at the August 12 event.

The Definitive Collection In Kingston Jamaica

A dual exhibition consisting of the works of Jamaican Master Pen and Ink artist Patrick Kitson, as well as 70 of Jamaica’s visual artists who received national awards for their works, from the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)…was officially launched and opened to the public on Sunday August 12 2018.

The launch which was co-ordinated and organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), in tandem with the national Culture Ministry; forms a part of activities constructed to commemorate the 56th year of Jamaica’s independence from colonial rule by the British in 1962.

In addition to Jamaica’s 56 years of Independence, the occasion marked the 55th year anniversary of the JCDC.


The event took place at the Jamaica Conference Center (JCC) in downtown Kingston, Jamaica. The exhibits will be housed there for their duration.

The exhibitions; feature works by u 70 nationally awarded artists…who received awards in various mediums as a part of the JCDC’s annual visual art competition.

Mr. Kitson has a solo exhibition as a part of this year’s commemorative activities. If sold, all the funds will go to The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation’s Cancer Outreach program.

The exhibitions are open free to the public and end on August 31 2018.

Contact: 1-876-435-5961 

Acrylic on canvas Phoneville by Jamaican visual artist Maia Chung was nationally awarded by the Jamaican Cultural Development Commission in 2018

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