Nestled in Jack’s Hill with a view of the capital, Kingston, is Kingsworth Hostel. Kingsworth is a Bed and Breakfast that caters to travellers looking for affordable and peaceful accommodation with an interest to explore other places in Kingston and Jamaica as well as attend various cultural events.
Owner and Manager of Kingsworth Hostel, Courtney Minors wanted to add signage to the rooms to differentiate them and also update the website. He saw GW Art’s preparation for Wedding décor and remembered he could commission GW Art to do his signs.
Here’s a look at various rooms the Hostel offers, uplifted by some GW Art!
‘Natty Music 2’ was painted by Gabby from GW Art last week as a commissioned piece from the GW Art original ‘Natty Music’ that had ‘Rasta’ colours in the background, red, yellow and green. Some acrylic texture was added to this black and white version as well!
GW Art’s Inspiration for Painting Natty Music:
Jamaican men with dreadlocks are sometimes called ‘natty dreads’. From their youth or as early as in the womb, music is already a part of them because it is a part of their families. As they mature, some become songwriters, as creative words are used to make natural, mystical music flow from their head.
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Today’s spotlight hails from Kingston, Jamaica! I tease Gabrielle all the time because I seriously don’t know what she can’t do. Read how she’s managed to escape to her creative side while still working in the hardworking medical field.
Growing up, I always wanted to be a Doctor (Obstetrician) and do Art on the side. I eventually realized that even though the income would be great after the initial struggle of paying off a hefty student loan, I would not have the time on my hands that I would desire to be the Free Spirit that I am. I still entered the field of Health Care as a Radiologic Technologist. It’s a skill and I enjoy the field. But it wasn’t enough for me as a young adult who just started working in 2010, that used to be the President of at least 2 service Clubs, while sitting on the committee of others, also engaging in modern dance and other sporting activities. I felt like I also started life 3 years behind my high school peers who did not do a 2nd Degree and who were fortunate enough to have their parents pay their way through tertiary education for them. While I had not one, but two degrees worth of Student Loans.
My walls were empty when I moved out on my own into my apartment and I said, ‘Why buy paintings when I can paint them myself?’. I officially started my company, GW Art with seasonal Collections, that has grown so much since then and still has some way to go.
I started to help a friend train her Boot camp (aerobics) class in 2011 too. She had to leave the country for a year and I did so well administering and training classes that I eventually branched out on my own. I got certified in both Personal Training and Sports Nutrition. After a timid start to do this on my own, I thrived by seeing positive results in my clients and being a part of and changing person’s lives. I am now confident and in demand in the Fitness Industry in Jamaica.
I currently find ways to express my 3 fields along with Hobbies, which include Restaurant Reviews, Sports and more on my Website, http://www.sugalifestyle.com. This continuously inspires me and makes me feel like I can branch out even more! #blackentrepreneurship #blackexcellence
By: Gabrielle Burgess
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