KHRISTINA GODFREY

 

Name: Khristina Godfrey

Phone Number: 18768292825

Email: khristinagodfrey@yahoo.com

Wizzidreadproductions@gmail.com

Website: www.wizzidreadproductions.com

 

Education

2015        BFA, Painting, Edna Manley College School of Visual and performing                     arts, W.I, Jamaica

2011         Wolmer’s Trust High School for Girls

 

Professional Experience

·         Interned at the National Gallery of Jamaica in 2014, program ran for eight              (8) weeks in Research and curatorial practice.

·         Freelance photographer for seven (7) years, contracted consultant to work             with un-women Jamaica, Digicel foundation, fashion designers, artists,                   campaigns in various capacities such as; stock photography, portrait                       photography, fine art photography, food photography, event and photo                   journalism.

·         Volunteer art instructor for Holy Trinity Cathedral 2015 & 2016 Art and                     literacy program that lasted for the duration of two (2) weeks.

·         Volunteer art instructor for Jacks hill primary and Reach academy                           Barrington Watson painting program 2016 for a duration of six (6) weeks,               where participating students exhibited pieces at the end of the program.

·         Acting information and records manager at the National Gallery of Jamaica          in 2016 overseeing art, information and relevant records for the collectors              and gallery.

·         Photography assistant instructor for Women Media Watch photography                   workshop September 2015.

Awards

2013             JCDC Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition 2013 Bronze awardee

2016           JCDC Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition 2016 Merit awardee

 

Exhibitions

2013            JCDC Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition 2013

2014            JCDC Visual Arts Travelling exhibition 2014, Mandeville

2014            Exhibited and co- curated in ‘Be Uncaged’ 2014 Edna Manley                                   Student exhibition.                                           

       

2014            Selected and exhibited in Ra Yard Exhibition, Painting                                               department exhibition                    

2015           Kingston on the Edge (K.O.T.E) group exhibition hosted at Grosvenor                      Gallery, Fete de la Musique

 2016          JCDC Visual arts Competition and exhibition 2016

2017           Curated solo exhibition for art initiative ‘HeavyMannaz’ launching                            ‘WestKingston17’ in collaboration with Weekly projects.

 

Print Media

Williams, A. ( 2016, June 30 ). Khristina Godfrey's life of photography. Retrieved from  http://jamaica-star.com/article/jobs-go/20160630/khristina-godfreys-life-photography   

Baines, S. ( 2017, February 1 ). Emerging Entrepreneurs | Khristina Godfrey - Merchandising Jamaica's Urban Culture. Retrieved from http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20170201/emerging-entrepreneurs-khristina-godfrey-merchandising-jamaicas-urban

Jathan, M. (2015, November 27). 16 Young Jamaican photographers & their stories. Retrieved from http://blog.eliteproductions.photography/2015/11/27/16-young-jamaican-photographers-stories/

 

McKnight, E. Hansen-. 2013. Kingston Style. December 4. Accessed  December 10, 2013.

http://www.kingstonstyle.com/2013/12/radar-black-vintage-wizzi-dread/.

 

—. 2013. Kingston Style. May 14. Accessed May 20, 2013.

http://www.kingstonstyle.com/2013/05/dhavia-summer-2013-collection/.

 

 

Radio/ Television

Empress Golding, Interview, RJR ‘Talk Up Yout’, Kingston, Jamaica, April 25, 2014

Kristeena Montieth, Interview, Nationwide ‘Talk up yout’, Kingston, Jamaica, July 30, 2016

Simone Clarke-Cooper, Interview, TVJ 'Smile Jamaica', Kingston, Jamaica, July 26, 2016