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Location:
Halifax NS

"I hope that my art fills a void out there in the mainstream art venues where you don't usually get to see depictions of black persons in the arts and culture. That's one of the reasons that I paint specifically black subject matter."

Born in Dominica, raised in Toronto, and moved to Halifax to study at NSCAD

Education:
Business and French courses, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS 1998
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax NS 1999

Selected Exhibitions, Awards:
"Within Boundaries", solo, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax NS 2001
"Cultural Memory", Far & Wide 2000, University College of Cape Breton Art Gallery, Sydney NS 2000
"Home: The Art of Preston", Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax NS 2000
"Beyond 2000: The Legend From Music to Visual", touring exhibition - Halifax NS, Toronto ON, Harrison Hot Springs BC, Montreal PQ 2000
Nova Scotia Arts Council Creation Grant, 1999
Effie May Ross Scholarship, Recognition for High Achievement and Contribution, 1998

 

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