Jynell Osborne: social commentary through art

By Jairo Rodrigues

Jynell Osborne expresses her deepest thoughts in magnificent works of art. A painter by nature, an expressionist by heart, her style as an expressionist and an abstractionist causes her brushes to swirl in a balance of colours and life as she depicts social issues and cultures of Guyana. The techniques she uses are scumbling, glazing, wet-into-wet or a combination.

“I am not a very public person but I have things to say, so I express them through my art,” Jynell told The Scene in an interview. “I look at things through an expressionist light and manner. I try my best to express it, produce work that is going to reflect my thoughts on a specific issue. I am not concerned with correctness – just expression. The forms I use are very strong and I simplify and eliminate  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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