Edna Manley College gets 4.9M for Rex Nettleford Arts Conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) has received donations amounting to $4.9 million for the staging of the 2015 Rex Nettleford Arts Conference

The sum includes $2.9 million (US$24, 928.61) from the United States Embassy and $2 million from the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund.

The conference was first held in 2011 to celebrate the late Professor’s significant contribution to Jamaica’s performance arts.

Vice President of Academic Affairs at Edna Manley and Conference Co-Chair,

Young Artists on Showcase at EMCVPA Final Year Exhibition 2015

Final year 2015 invite_16Kingston, 3 June 2015. A curated exhibition from 55 final year student artists at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) will be on display for two weeks at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) hosts SVA Final Year Exhibition 2015.

The exhibition opens on Saturday, June 6, 2015 with an official ceremony starting 6:00 P.M. at the Vera Moody Concert Hall, EMCVPA. Guest speaker for this year’s event is renowned writer,

Alexis Peskine and The Acu-Painting Workshop in Jamaica

10406900_798841360190359_8748686050004238522_nALEXIS PESKINE, a French-Brazillian artist who is well known for his Acu-Painting Technique, has teamed up with AYA CONSULTANCY & TRAINING SOLUTIONS to bring his series of multidisciplinary workshops across the African Diaspora to Kingston, Jamaica for the very first time at EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS along with the support of the BRAZILIAN EMBASSY, THE FRENCH EMBASSY and SUPER VALU HOME CENTRE.

“A vision that would take 18 months to become a reality…”

Read the latest issue of Collage Magazine.

Read the latest issue of EMCVPA’s Collage Magazine.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

School of Music: Crucible and Social Vessel

Dr. Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson discusses Dance in the Primary Level Curriculum

Is Dance Training Important? Barbara Requa and Barry Moncrieffe Reflect

Meet The Artists of Paint Jamaica

ON THE COVER: Raging Fyah, Reggae sensation and past student band, (L to R) Anthony Watson, Courtland White, Kumar Bent, Delroy Hamilton and Demar Gayle

Read it here: http://issuu.com/collagemag/docs/collage_magazine__vol_10_issue_1_/1