She Rocks! Meet Ingrid Pollard – Photographer, Media Artist & Researcher

Ingrid Pollard is an artist and photographer who uses portraiture and traditional landscape imagery to explore social constructs such as Britishness and racial difference. She was born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1953 and moved to England when she was four years old. Ingrid became interested in photography when she took her father’s box camera on a camping trip. Some of her first photographs were of the sewage works and wood yards along the Lee Valley Canal, taken as part of … read more


She Rocks! Meet Nadia Thomas Winter – Visual Arts Educator & Talented Fashion Designer

Nadia Thomas Winter has spent most of her adult life focusing on the Arts, Fashion, and Education. As a child, she was influenced by her uncle, who is a self-taught artist. Her mother was born and raised alongside the banks of the Berbice River (Haraculi). The fact that she came from a generation of self-taught seamstresses was a major influence in her becoming a designer. Nadia spent her early days at her grandmother’s house (Haraculi and Ebini Ranch) Berbice River. … read more


She Rocks! Meet Denise Henley, Award Winning Portrait Artist

Born in Guyana, South America, Denise Henley first realized her artistic passion at the tender age of eight. She spent much of her young life immersed in drawing. As an adolescent, she moved to the United States to study art and after obtaining  a B.A in Visual Arts, went on to pursue a career as an artist. While she works in several mediums and subject-matters, Denise passion lies in capturing the beauty of the human figure. A constituent of realism, she … read more


The President’s Daughter: Meet Afuwa Granger, Visual Artist/Writer/Poet

Afuwa Granger is a visual artist, writer, and poet who uses her work to construct a visual language around intersections of identity, particularly race and gender. She was born in Guyana to current President, David Granger and First Lady, Sandra Granger.  Afuwa studied in Jamaica at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, and lives and creates her artwork in Vancouver, Canada. Afuwa’s  art is based on her family photos and the idea of the immigrant body. With many relatives across … read more


She Rocks! Claire Ann Goring, Graphic Design Artist, Cultural Promoter, Entrepreneur

There’s nothing better than finding the perfect greeting card  and Claire Ann Goring will add that personal touch to your message.  A multitalented graphic artist and the CEO Hybiskus Creations, Claire has developed her own line of handmade greeting, invitations and inspirational cards. Born and raised in Victoria Village, Guyana, the Bishop’s High School alumni works out of her studio in Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York. “I am inspired to create the most exquisite and exciting invitations and greeting cards with beautiful embellishments and accessories for your … read more