Colette Jones-Chin

Collette graduated from the Burrowes School of Art (BSA), Guyana, with a Diploma in Painting and Graphic Arts and with Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Art Education and Painting from the University of Guyana’s (UG). She is as an Educator, Writer, Artist, Dramatist, Arts Therapist, Interior, Set & Costume Designer who has performed and mounted several one-woman and group exhibitions across the Caribbean Region and in North & South America. She is an Educational Youth and Community Development Expert who possesses additional experience in Programme Development and in Human Resource and Operations Management. She was instrumental in the establishment of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama in Guyana where she served as the first Director of Studies, Lecturer of Design and Production Management and Festivals Director.

Collette is presently the Director & Executive Producer of her own company SENOJ CREATIONS. She is the recipient of many Awards in the Theatre & Visual Arts as well as in Playwriting. Mrs Jones-Chin is currently residing in Anguilla where she established a Community Drama Club for Youths called “Stages”.

Mahaica Belle Rings (ISBN 978-976-95897-0-4) is her first novel and highlights most of her childhood memories of growing up in the country-side of Guyana. These memories she says, assisted in shaping her existence and equipped her with the tools needed to carve her path along life’s challenging roadways.