Jamaican artist Patrick Planter will have his debut exhibition in Switzerland displaying work from his portfolio.
The event is hosted by Experience Jamaique art gallery based in Geneva.
The show well be held on Saturday November 24 at 34 rue du nant, 1207 Eaux, Vives, Geneva, doors open at 3:00 – 8:00.
Planter got his scholastic start at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts where he trained with renowned Jamaican photographer Donnette Zacca who introduced him to the profession. Notably, he includes Zacca’s work as one of his main inspirations. He is the former Membership Coordinator and Artistic Director of the Edna Manley College Photography Club.
In 2016, he made his professional foray into photojournalism when he began his career at popular Jamaican newspaper publication The Jamaica Gleaner. There, Planter worked as a freelance photographer on assignments ranging from sports and news to human interest and entertainment, before migrating to Switzerland in 2017. Planter’s photographs have been published in publications including Sunday’s Outlook, The Flair Magazine, The Daily Gleaner and The Star.
One of his accomplishments was represented in The Jamaica Gleaner which included a byline in the paper’s Arts and Leisure section with the article ‘Firmly Planted in Art’, published in July 31, 2016.
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