Part 1 of ART-TIVITY got off to a great start on Saturday! Suga Lifestyle (GW Art) in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of New Kingston is conducting an Art initiative with students from the Lister Mair/Gilby High School for the Deaf. They will be Painting, Tie-Dying, Jewellery making and learning customer service, marketing and entrepreneurship skills.
The children were quite excited and motivated, absorbing everything that was signed to them as they produced items from how they were guided. This project not only allows us to learn and communicate via sign language, but also aims to create awareness of the deaf community thereby reducing
stigmatization within the society at large. We want to create
new friendships through socialization and art and wish to inspire students to be more comfortable pursuing their dreams and goals without boundaries.
Their items reflecting the Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s 2019-2020 theme, ‘Impact through Unity’ will be showcased amongst other talented, local artisans at Suga Lifestyle’s Valentine’s Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday, February 8th at The Jamaica Pegasus from 12 noon – 7pm, where all proceeds will go towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure.
Please save the date to support a great cause, buy local and buy Jamaican.
By: Gabrielle Burgess
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‘Millennial Expectations’ was premiered at GW Art’s Exhibition a month ago at The Jamaica Pegasus. It peaked the interest of many. Guests wanted to know more about her and even her family. Check out the artist’s perspective here:
If a Millennial Woman (1981 – 1996) chooses to have a child during the beginning or building stages of her career, she often looks like her usual self with a bigger stomach until she is about 8 to 9 months pregnant. The artist sees her as one that is strong, who eats healthy. She does recommended exercises even up to 7 months and goes for walks at 8 to 9 months. She remains quite fashionable and works right up to the point where she may be forced to take time off.
‘Millennial Expectations’ is available for purchase now or if you would like to treat yourself or a loved one this Christmas. The place to be is Suga Lifestyle’s Christmas Connection on December 15th at The Jamaica Pegasus, where GW Art will showcase and sell pieces from the Exhibition’s Collection as well as a few new ones.