Garrick attended UCLA where he played for the football team, reaching the National Collegiate Athletic Association finals in both 1971 and 1972. After returning to Jamaica he became art director for the Daily News.
He is best known for creating the art work for many Bob Marley album covers, and designed the backdrops for the Reggae Sunsplash festival for much of the 1980s. He has also worked with Burning Spear, Steel Pulse and many others. He is also the author of A Rasta's Pilgrimage: Ethiopian Faces and Places.
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