The deadline for entries in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Jamaica Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition is Friday, October 18, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Entries from Kingston & St. Andrew should be dropped off at Shop 25 Kingston Mall, Orange Street, Kingston, Mondays to Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Entries from all other parishes should be taken to the respective JCDC parish offices.
The JCDC Jamaica Visual Arts Competition is open to youths 6-18 years old and adults 19 years old and over, Jamaican citizens and persons residing in Jamaica for a period not less than two years at the closing date for entries. The competition welcomes entries in various categories including ceramics, painting, fibre arts, photography, sculpture/assemblage, video art and works on paper.
Entrants will vie for attractive prizes such as trophies, cash, exhibition & training opportunities and art supplies and equipment.
Entry forms, rules and other details are now available online at www.jcdc.gov.jm , at the JCDC Head Office, 3-5 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 10 and all JCDC parish offices island-wide.
JCDC, an agency of the Ministry of Youth & Culture, celebrates its 50th Anniversary, this year under the theme: “Celebrating Cultural Excellence: Through Preservation and Innovation” and continues to enhance national development through cultural practices by creating opportunities that unearth, develop, preserve and promote the creative talents and expressions of the Jamaican people.