I had the honour to share the Int. Reggae Poster Contest vision with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the “Luncheon and Discussion with the Honourable Andrew Holness, M.P. Prime Minister of Jamaica” organized by the Jamaican-American Chamber of Commerce.
Posing next to my poster on Alpha Boys’ School of Kingston, Jamaica. On the left, Maria Hudson, wife of the late Michael Thompson.
Palaver International Literary Festival honours lifetime achievements of Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, Carlos Malcolm and Dr. Rita Cox and acknowledges the role of cultural development being played by Dwayne Morgan. The recipients received commissioned art of Maria Papaefstathiou, presented by Dr. Pamela Appelt on Saturday August 6.
Below are images of the 4 portraits (Louise Bennett, poet Dwayne Morgan, Storyteller Rita Cox and composer, arranger & orchestra leader Carlos Malcolm) and the award ceremony.