Yannick Pessoa

Montego Bay, Jamaica

A Multifaceted Personality and Trained Philosopher! I am also

  • history and social studies teacher
  • artist
  • cartoonist
  • graphic designer
  • grassroots organizer
  • community & social activist
  • newspaper columnist
  • writer
  • poet

I am focused on using my skills and Caribbean experience and injecting them into, projecting them onto modern media and design. Remixing and reinterpreting modern media and design ideas with Caribbean culture, ethos and cognitive elements.

I have intentions of venturing into the publishing market, and I am currently working on comic strips and children's books. As well as, currently editing the material for a poetry book and a chapbook.

I am a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, where I gained a bachelor's degree in philosophy.

My philosophy background has made me competent to:

  • generate ideas on a variety of problems
  • formulate and solve problems
  • uncover assumptions and suggest alternatives
  • distinguish subtle differences without overlooking similarities
  • analyze, develop and formulate logical arguments
  • make knowledgeable decisions, examining thoroughly the consequences of various actions
  • examine various angles of topics with aptitude
  • write and speak clearly and effectively
  • interpret and assess various thoughts and theories
  • do data analysis
  • Education
    • UWI Mona, Utech Western Ja, Cornwall College, Mt. Alvernia Prep