Renowned Jamaican graphic artist and visual designer, Neville Garrick has died.
Garrick’s family shared in a statement that he passed away yesterday (Tues), in California, after a very brief fight with cancer.
He was most known for his award-winning work as art director for Bob Marley, creating timeless artwork covers and designs that are still being recognized globally today.
Garrick was also a founder and executive director of the Bob Marley Museum.
Garrick’s journey through a 50-year art career left an indelible mark on the realm of music album covers, posters, logos, and staging designs.
His artistic genius was most vividly seen in the more than 100 album covers he crafted for legendary reggae artists such as Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Burning Spear, The Wailers, Steel Pulse, and the I-Three, among others.