A report from Jamaica’s Observer.
The small home goods company Antillean was recently granted a place at the prestigious 14th International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which took place July 13 – 16. The highly competitive International Folk Art Market is recognised as the number 1 arts festival in the United States. Jamaica was one of only 52 countries able to secure a place out of 600 applications from around the world.
Not bad for a company founded just two years ago by the visual artist, writer and academic Jacqueline Bishop, who, with the creation of Antillean, finally indulged a long-held wish to generate products that would see homes enveloped in the warmth and magic of the Caribbean.
According to Bishop, who makes her home in the United States, “Antillean draws its primary inspiration from the colours and vibrancy of the Caribbean. Our products will create…
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