The Theresa Roberts Artwork Assortment” – •

[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] Curated by Emma Roberts, the exhibition “Jamaica Making: The Theresa Roberts Artwork Assortment” can be on view on the Victoria Gallery and Museum (Ashton Road, College of Liverpool, Liverpool) from February 19 till July 9, 2022. The accompanying guide can be revealed by Liverpool College Press in February 2022. [Also see previous post CFP: Jamaica Making.]

Description: This guide accompanies the primary exhibition totally of Jamaican artwork to happen within the north-west of the UK. The exhibition, Jamaica Making: The Theresa Roberts Artwork Assortment, is sited on the Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool in 2022, and is a complete presentation of the most effective of Jamaican artwork because the Nineteen Sixties.

The Theresa Roberts Artwork Assortment is the non-public assortment of Theresa Roberts, a Jamaican-born businesswoman and philanthropist, who has made the UK her residence. This assortment affords an essential perception into the event of Jamaican artwork because the nation gained Independence in 1962. Certainly, the exhibition additionally acts to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of Jamaican Independence in 2022.
Included within the guide are the next: an official welcome from the Prime Minister of Jamaica; an essay by the collector, exhibition donor and philanthropist, Theresa Roberts; an introduction by eminent British-Jamaican artwork historian, Edward Lucie-Smith; essays by Emma Roberts, the exhibition curator, (Liverpool John Moores College), Davinia Gregory, author, educator and researcher, (Columbia College, USA) and Sireita Mullings, arts practitioner and visible sociologist (College of Bedfordshire). The ultimate part of the guide is the complete visible catalogue of the Jamaica Making exhibition – a novel report of this historic exhibition.

Emma Roberts is Affiliate Dean (World Engagement) at Liverpool John Moores College.

[The painting above—”Ethan the Faun,” 2014, by Christopher Lawrence—was posted by Edward Lucie-Smith (one of the contributors of the Jamaica Making book) in Art Jamaica.]

Jamaica Making: The Theresa Roberts Artwork Assortment
Roberts, Emma
Liverpool College Press, February 18, 2022
96 pages
ISBN 978-1-800-85620-2 (pb)
https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/books/id/55530


Contact Dr. Emma Roberts (Liverpool John Moores College) at e.e.roberts@ljmu.ac.uk
Supply: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/bulletins/8961388/jamaica-making-international-symposium

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