Gretel White is a young Jamaican Artists who works mainly with Acrylic paint mediums. Her style of work falls under Expressionism and Surrealism. Gretel is also a graduate of the Edna Manley College of the Visual Arts in Jamaica. Her aim is to express her own battles and point of view though her work. She always uses the tortoise as the subject matter in her work because she relates physically with the adorable land dwelling creature. Her body, limitations and conduct are definitely turtle-like.