Jasmine Thomas-Girvan was born in Jamaica. She attended the Parsons School of Design in New York, where she received a BFA in Jewellery and Textile Design. Whilst at Parson’s Jasmine was awarded the Tiffany Honour Award for Excellence. Later she received a Prime Minister’s Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Jamaica, and in 1996 she was the recipient of a Commonwealth Foundation Arts award. Jasmine has also made a number of public commissions, one of which was presented to the Queen of England . Jasmine’s work has been exhibited in the USA, Jamaica, Trinidad, Venezuela and Mexico, and featured in Accessories Magazine, Skywritings, Shabeau and Caribbean Beat. Jasmine lives and works in Trinidad, West Indies.