Jamaica News, March 16, 2018 – Renowned Ceramic Artist Gene Pearson Dies
Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Jamaica Renowned Ceramic artist and Sculptor Gene Pearson is now dead. Pearson who is known for his contributions to the nature of Arts in Jamaica will mostly be remembered for the role he played in the ancient Nubia and Rastafarian culture.
Pearson who died at hospital from a severe heart attack on Thursday, March 15, was educated at the Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts. He is also dubbed as the first student taught by world-renowned master Potter Cecil Bough.
In the year 2015, he was dubbed with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commanders Class and presented with the Silver Musgrave Medal for the Institution of Jamaica.
Over the recent years, Gene Pearson has made a mountain of contribution towards Jamaican Arts and has earned a name for himself as one of the greatest Ceramic Artist and Sculptors that Jamaica has ever seen.