The National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) announces that Alon Braier is the winner of the First International Reggae Poster Contest for 2012. He will be one of the artists featured in the NGJ’s upcoming World-A-Reggae exhibition.
Alon Braier is a 28 years old freelance illustrator based in Jaffa, Israel. He graduated in 2010 from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, with one semester in Maryland Institute College of Art. In the last two years he has been working with a vast variety of clients, including several magazines, high tech companies, advertising agencies and design studios. Along with being a graphic designer, Braier is also a musician, skilled with both the saxophone and bass guitar. He played with several local Reggae bands and attended Reggae festivals and jam sessions in north Israel.