ARC Artists

Antoine Hunt – A Critical Reflection

Antoine Hunt shares an introspective look at the evolution of his multidisciplinary practice, which has included photography, sculpture and video. He  reflects on coming to terms with being referred to as an artist and redefining what that means to him, as well as his resistance to certain labels which can...

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Christopher Cozier

  • http://christophercozier.blogspot.com/
Christopher Cozier is an artist and writer living and working in Trinidad. He has participated in a number of exhibitions focused upon contemporary art in the Caribbean and internationally. Since 1989 he has published a range of essays on related issues in a number of catalogues and journals. He was...

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Elia Alba

  • Dominican Republic
  • http://www.eliaalba.net/
Elia Alba received her B.A. from Hunter College in 1994 and completed the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 2001. Has exhibited at Studio Museum in Harlem, El Museo del Barrio; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Science Museum, London; ITAU Cultural Institute, Sao Paolo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid...

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Mark Jason Weston

Country: Portland, Jamaica Residence: Philadelphia, USA Education: English Literature and Creative Writing, Central Connecticut State University. Website: http://instagram.com/markjasonweston Twitter: https://twitter.com/colstonstrutt Mark Jason Weston was born in the Portland parish of Jamaica and now lives and works in Philadelphia. He studied English Literature and Creative Writing...

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Wayne Lawrence

Country: St. Kitts and Nevis Artist Type: Photographer Website: http://waynelawrenceonline.com/ Residence: NYC Monograph: Orchard Beach (b.1974) Wayne Lawrence is a St.Kitts born documentary fine art photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. His work represents a visual diary of his life’s journey and focuses...

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Tirzo Martha

Country: Curacao, Netherlands Antilles Year: 1965 Profession: Director of The Instituto Buena Bista (IBB). Website: http://tirzomartha.com/ Education: 1985-1986 Akademia di Arte Korsou, Curacao 1987-1989 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, The Netherlands 1989-1991 Molenaar Fashion School, The Netherlands 1999 Training and refreshment course dealing with problem children Biography: Tirzo Martha was born on Curaçao in 1965....

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Andrew Lyght

Country: Guyana Residence: New York, USA Collaborating Writer: Carl E. Hazlewood Website: http://www.kingstonx.com/tag/andrew-lyght/ Biography "Every genuinely original artist’s expression is inspired by an obsession that gives birth to a new vocabulary of form.  These unique forms originate in the specific and individual experience of the individual artist...

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Satch Hoyt

Country: Jamaica Residence: Germany Website: http://www.satchhoyt.com/ Collaborating Writer: Claudia Hucke   Satch Hoyt employs various media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, and installation that often incorporates sound. Also an accomplished musician and composer, he foregrounds musicality and aurality in his visual art. Using music as a lens, he investigates issues the ways in...

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Simone Leigh

Country: Jamaica Residence: USA Education: 1990 BA in Art and Philosophy, Earlham College, Richmond Website: http://www.simoneleigh.com/ Exhibition REVIEW: 10 Black performance artists you should know, Huffington Post, October 9. 2013, by Katherine Brooks Simone Leigh's practice is an object-based on-going exploration of black female subjectivity. She...

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Olivia McGilchrist

Country: Jamaica Education: London College of Communication Profession: Assosicate Professor at Edna Manley College Website: oliviamcgilchrist.com Born in Kingston (Jamaica) in 1981 to a French mother and a Jamaican father and educated in France and the U.K., Olivia McGilchrist moved back to Jamaica in 2011 after completing a Photography...

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