Member, International Academy of Ceramics.
Lecturer (ceramics), Etna Manly Visual and Performance
Rodney Harrack, potter, artist, lecturer, a graduate of
the Jamaica School of Art and the University of the West
Indies in Heritage Studies, is recognized as one of the
outstanding leading potters of Jamaica.
potter, she has been the recipient of several awards:
She was awarded a gold medal in the Jamaica Festival of
Arts in 1974 and again in 1981. The Prime Minister's
Certificate of Recognition in 1988. In 1993, she was
awarded the Silver Musgrave Medal by the Institute of
Jamaica for her outstanding contribution in the field of
pottery and ceramics. In 2002 she was the recipient of
the Aaron Matalon Award National Biennial, National
Gallery of Jamaica.
Rodney Harrack has exhibited in numerous galleries
locally and participated in severaI overseas
exhibitions. In 1993, her work was exhibited in the
World Triennial of Small Ceramics in Zagreb, Croatia. In
the same year, her work was accepted in the juried
exhibition at the Faenza International Art Competition,
Italy, where all three entries were selected among the
163 pieces accepted from the 2181 entries. In 1999, her
works were exhibited in “Traditions in the Sun”, a solo
exhibition at the Burlington Art Center, Ontario,
Canada. She has also exhibited in Cairo-Egypt,
Frechen-Germany and Athens-Greece.
work was featured on a special issue of Jamaican postage
stamps in 1993.