Over the past 6 weeks, the young ladies from The Women’s Centre and Young Women’s Christian Association that dubbed themselves, Phenomenal Women United, showed significant growth in their approach towards art, their appreciation for their talents and the understanding that their efforts are what will yield results. Of course, there were some who learned faster than others, but in addition to learning artistic techniques, tips on entrepreneurship and customer service skills, they learnt how to have a sound work ethic and an appreciation for time management. They should never forget Suga telling them, “Time is money”.
Suga is extremely happy to report that the ladies’ artwork sold out at Craft Cart Jamaica’s Pop Up Village last Saturday at Campion Auditorium. The young ladies were grateful and felt a great deal of accomplishment for their weeks of hard work and efforts. The project was definitely a success reaping in a bit over $50,000JMD, of which the young ladies kept all the proceeds.
Thanks to the Rotaract Club of Kingston for choosing me to help spearhead this impactful project via GW Art, which falls under my brand Suga Lifestyle.
Many thanks to all who assisted with training the young ladies, helped in the marketing and promotions of this project and to those who stayed glued to our social media accounts, kept it buzzing with compliments and to all who supported the project with your purchases. You have contributed to the financial empowerment and independence of six young women with a promising future.
What’s next for them? They will continue their studies and a few plan to continue exploring the field of art.
Keep up with the New Kingston Rotaract Club by following them on Instagram @nkrcjamaica and if you are between the ages of 18-30 see how you can join them!
By: Gabrielle Burgess
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Thanks to everyone who came out to my GW Art exhibit! I truly appreciated the overwhelming support and enjoyed every moment of it.
Thanks to all who purchased GW Art pieces for themselves and loved ones.
For those who didn’t get the opportunity to view and shop the New Collection, today is the last day for the GW Art exhibit at the Reggae Mill, Devon House until 8pm.
For those who have their eyes on GW Art for Christmas…it’s coming! Stay tuned for more news on that!
I would like to say a big Thank You to Alexx Antaeus for providing such a great opportunity and the perfect space to exhibit at the Reggae Mill Bar.
Kudos to Alexx for being inspired by Swizz Beatz’ No Commission Movement. Swizz Beatz along with The Dean Collection team are “by the artists, for the artists, with the people.” All sales go to GW Art and the complimentary space will be provided to another artist for the next two weeks.
Remember some eye-catching GW Art Paintings are still available such as ‘Dance Tempo’!
Thanks for coming out and Supporting Art Wednesdays and GW Art! The link to the Skkan album for both Wednesdays featuring GW Art are up on the Suga Lifestyle Facebook Page.
GW Art’s exhibition runs until October 1st at the Reggae Mill Bar, Devon House. You can view any evening as you please. You can also get a chance to chat with me, the Artist over a drink tonight from 7-11pm at The Reggae Mill Bar.
The exhibit features a Brand New Collection including a Preview of what is in store for Christmas and also showcases a few old faves.
Sneak Peak of ‘Dance Tempo’ that Debuts Tonight!
Today the Reggae Mill turns into a Gallery. All sales go to GW Art and this event was inspired by Swizz Beatz’ No Commission movement.
Please come out and Support Art Wednesdays and GW Art!
Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), one of the premier business support organizations in Jamaica, has distributed GW Art Tabletop/Desktop pieces at their Things Jamaican store locations islandwide for sale and décor.
Things Jamaican represents products that have been produced in Jamaica and serves as the marketing support services unit of the JBDC. Gabby a.k.a Suga is extremely happy to have GW Art amongst other products representing Brand Jamaica for tourists to take a piece of Jamaica back home with them.
GW Art tabletop/desktops are compact (5×7)”, (8×10)” and (9×12)” pieces convenient for souvenirs, gifting and travel and are in Things Jamaican stores near you!
Buy Jamaican and Build Jamaica
Things Jamaican Locations
Devon House . Norman Manley International Airport . JBDC’s Corporate Office (14 South Camp Road)