Jamaica Street Artists at the RWA

RWA: Behind the scenes

Participating Artists

The RWA are delighted to introduce the stunning work of Jamaica Street Artists to the shop. 11 of Jamaica Street’s Artists have contributed prints for sale in the shop during the 162nd Annual Open. The work ranges from the colourful watercolour vistas of Bristol from Abigail McDougall, to the macarbe childlike imagery depicted in the works of Romina Berenice Canet.

JSA 5JSA Romina Berenice CanetJSA Adrian SykesJSA Dan Parry Jones

Emma Dibben

Emma Dibben specialises in food illustration, she has worked for a wide range of clients including Waitrose, The Guardian, Hodder&Stoughton, Penguin and Time Out. Her work has appeared in newspapers and magazines and on juice cartons, book covers, greetings cards, ceramics, jam jars, and a bottle of gin. Her work is enhanced by her love of all things natural, and her inspiration comes from time spent on her allotment growing fruit, vegetables, flowers and frogs

Emma also works on larger scale mixed media pieces incorporating oil…

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About jamaicastreetartists

Jamaica Street Artists is one of the largest artist-lead studios outside of London and has been established for over 15 years. The studio is housed in a grade ii listed former carriageworks, an iconic landmark in Bristol. Jamaica Street Artists is a unique and ambitious collective, holding an annual Open Studio and planning an exciting programme for the year ahead. In the past we have held group exhibitions at Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery and St George's, Bristol, and individual artists continue to find success exhibiting across the UK and abroad. Over the past year Jamaica Street Artists has run a dynamic fundraising campaign to safeguard our future, a new lease has now been secured, but the long-term aim remains to purchase the building in partnership. Looking towards the future Jamaica Street Artists plan to build on their success, continuing to contribute to Bristol's creative and cultural reputation and promoting the work of its artists.

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