August 8, 2022

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Younger Artists Commissioned Artwork Piece Unveiled at Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen-Wynwood

[MIAMI] – After tantalizing tastebuds within the Miami culinary scene for the previous three years, Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen ventures into 12 months 4 with a dynamic and daring creative assertion. The upscale eatery recognized for the gathering of unique artwork items gracing its partitions will unveil the inventive, youthful work of 17-year-old budding native artist, Niala Campbell in collaboration with 18-year-old Tyler Leighton. Each are of Jamaican lineage, and aren’t any strangers to the restaurant, its tradition, wealthy historical past, and creative choices.  The kids imagine that it’s as much as them to raise the tradition by creating an artwork piece consultant of what their eyes and coronary heart envisioned.

Rasta Imaginative and prescient

Niala drew on her interpretation of what the Rastafarian tradition means to her from tales handed down from household elders. Tyler provides new dimensions to the mural with the contemporary nuances and progressive picture concepts he plans to weave into the material of the colour stuffed design.

The younger artists’ work, named ‘Rasta Imaginative and prescient,’ is now a creative visible focus in the primary eating room. Guests new and outdated can take within the vibrant Rasta colours, have significant discussions of the Rastafarian tradition and swap tales of the visions and reminiscences it conjures.

“Rasta Imaginative and prescient is our interpretation of what I affectionately name the Rasta Flag; the crimson, inexperienced, and gold, clearly, is the inspiration for creating this piece,” mentioned Naila, a latest graduate of Nova Senior Excessive Faculty in Davie. She plans to attend Florida Gulf Coast College within the Fall the place she can be majoring in Artwork. In the end, plans are to parlay this diploma and talent right into a profession as an Artwork Therapist. Tyler plans to attend American College in Washington DC.

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Dukunoo’s husband and spouse group, Dr. Shrusan Grey and Roderick Leighton have been extraordinarily completely satisfied to fee the mural after being bought on the artist and her physique of labor by their son Tyler.

“Commissioning this murals was a no brainer,” says Leighton. There is no such thing as a higher strategy to contribute to the success of sensible younger minds than serving to to satisfy their desires. We count on extra thrilling work from Niala and can’t wait to see our patrons’ reactions to Rasta Imaginative and prescient. I’m positive there can be nice artwork discussions across the piece whereas sipping on our Rasta Vybzz cocktail. We invite you to return for the meals and keep for the vibes, Dukunoo Fashion as a part of your Independence Day celebration,” he concluded.


Plans are to formally unveil ‘Rasta Imaginative and prescient’ in the course of the celebration of Jamaica’s 60th Anniversary of Independence. The celebration begins at 7:00pm, Friday, August 5th. RSVP at