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Osmond Watson

Born, 1934 in Kingston, Jamaica. Died, 2005

The following biographical entry on Osmond Watson appeared in the catalogue Ten Jamaican SculptorsCommonwealth Institute Art Gallery London, September 4 - 28 1975: “Born Kingston, Jamaica 1943 [Note, this is likely an erroneous notation of Watson’s correct year of birth, 1934] Early training at art classes, the Junior Centre, Institute of Jamaica . Further studies at the Jamaica School of Art and St. Martin’s School of Art, London. Has received many awards for both painting and sculpture including gold medals in the Festival exhibitions in 1969 and 1972. Major commissions; “Madonna and Child” - Kingston Parish Church. His work is represented in many private and public ciollections in Europe, the United States, the Caribbean and Jamaica. Lives and works in Kingston.”

Related items + view all 8

click to show details of Back to Black - catalogue

»  Back to Black - catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2005

click to show details of Back to Black: art, cinema and the racial imaginary

»  Back to Black: art, cinema and the racial imaginary

Review relating to an exhibition, 2005

click to show details of Black Art: Ancestral Legacy

»  Black Art: Ancestral Legacy

Book relating to a publication, 1989

click to show details of Caribbean Art - book

»  Caribbean Art - book

Book relating to a publication, 1998

Related exhibitions

»  Black Art Ancestral Legacy

Group show at Dallas Museum of Art. 1989 - 1990

Related venues + view all 6

»  Commonwealth Institute

London, United Kingdom

»  The New Art Gallery Walsall

Walsall, United Kingdom

»  Royal West of England Academy

Bristol, United Kingdom

»  Spelman College

Atlanta, United States of America

»  Whitechapel Art Gallery

London, United Kingdom