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Artwell, Albert. (b. Catadupa, Jamaica, West Indies, 1942; active Catadupa, Jamaica, West Indies, 2005)
 

Bibliography and Exhibitions

MONOGRAPHS AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Kingston (Jamaica). Bolivar Gallery.
ALBERT ARTWELL.
1978.
Solo exhibition.

Montego Bay (Jamaica). Half Moon Gallery.
ALBERT ARTWELL.
1979.
Solo exhibition.

Ocho Rios (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
ALBERT ARTWELL.
1984.
Solo exhibition.

GENERAL BOOKS AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

BALTIMORE (MD). Folk Art Gallery.
Jamaican Folk Art.
March, 1995.
Group exhibition curated by gallery owner Richard Edison including both 13 Jamaican folk artists and African American folk artists whose practice or technique theoretically relates to the Jamaican work. Included: Doloris Anglin, Albert Artwell, William "Woody" Joseph, Kofi Kayiga, Sam McMillan, Michael Parchment. Elizabeth T. Scott, Henry Simms, Samuel Wallace, John "Doc" Williamson, Sylvester Woods, et al.

BENDER, WOLFGANG, ed.
Rastafarian Art.
Kingston: Ian Randle, 2005.
viii, 130 pp., color illus., interviews with artists, chronol. of events, index of artists and works, bibliog.; also includes an essay on the Rasta in literature, another on Rastafarian music, and interviews and conversations with a selection of the artists featured. The artwork is accompanied by photographs that depict everyday life among Jamaican Rastas and scenes from the environment in which the artists live. Artists include: Albert Artwell, Ras Dizzy, Ras Daniel Heartman, Leonard Daley, et al. [English trans. of Rastafar-Kunst aus Jamaika which was published on the occasion of the exhibition at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, Feb./Mar. 1992, itself a revision of the earlier exhibition Rastafari-Kunst aus Jamaika, 1984.] 4to (28 cm.; 10.4 x 8.2 in.), pictorial wraps.

BOXER, DAVID and VEERLE POUPEYE.
Modern Jamaican Art.
Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 1998.
192 pp., 134 full-page color illus., 14 text illus. In color and b&w, exhibs., bibliog. Overview of the chronology and development of modern Jamaican art into the nineties, including biographical information on eighty-two artists (over 50 are of African descent). Artists include: Carl Abrahams, Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Hope Brooks, Clinton Brown, Everald Brown, Eric Cadien, Benjamin Campbell, Charles Campbell, Margaret Chen, Albert Chong, Alexander Cooper, Cecil Cooper, Makandal Dada, Leonard Daley, Ras Dizzy, John Dunkley, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, Milton Harley, Fitzroy Harrack, Anna Henriques, Albert Huie, Eugene Hyde, Alan "Zion" Johnson, William Woody Joseph, Kapo (Mallica Reynolds), Kofi Kayiga, Peter Wayne Lewis, Prudence Lovell, Edna Manley, Alvin Mariott, Errol Mckenzie, David Miller, Sr., David Miller, Jr., Ronald Moody, Petrona Morrison, Eugene Palmer, Winston Patrick, David Pottinger, K. Khalfani Ra, Omari S. Ra, Tehuti Ra, Roy Reid, Stafford Schliefer, Dawn Scott, Gaston Tabois, Nari Ward, Barrington Watson, Osmond Watson, Stanford Watson, Doc Williamson. 4to (30 cm.), red cloth, d.j. First ed.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). Museums of History and Ethnography and the National Gallery of Jamaica.
Materialising Slavery: Art, Artefact, Memory and Identity.
September 16-December 31, 2007.
Group exhibition. Curated by Wayne Modest and David Boxer. Parts one and two of the exhibition, titled Materializing Slavery and Art, Memory and Identity were mounted at the IOJ and included objects such as implements of torture, logs of the enslaved, ceramics to commemorate Emancipation as well as installation/performance works by leading Jamaican artists. Included: David Boxer, Camille Chedda, Laura Facey, Lawrence Graham-Brown, Christopher Irons, Kapo, Edna Manley, David Miller, Ronald C. Moody, Leonard Morris, Petrona Morrison, Michael L. Parchment, Khalfani Ra, Oneika Russell, Oya Toehimba,. A separate exhibition at the Institute of Jamaica Galleries: FRED WILSON: An Account of a Voyage to Jamaica with the Unnatural History of That Place (SEE separate entry.) And lastly The National Gallery will host Iconographic Reconstruction: The Black Image 1900-1980 and Art, Memory and Identity II, parts three and four of the exhibition. Iconographic Reconstruction included: Marvin Bartley, Christopher Clare, Renée Cox, Laura Facey, Petrona Morrison, among others

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1983.
1983.
Group exhibition. Included: Carl Abrahams, Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Everald Brown, Cecil Cooper, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, Albert Huie, William (Woody) Joseph, Kofi Kayiga, Omari Ra, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1984.
1984.
Group exhibition. Included: Carl Abrahams, Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Everald Brown, Cecil Cooper, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, Albert Huie, William (Woody) Joseph, Omari Ra, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1986.
1986.
Group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Everald Brown, Cecil Cooper, Leonard Daley, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, William (Woody) Joseph, Kofi Kayiga, Omari Ra, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1988.
1988.
Group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Everald Brown, Margaret Chen, Cecil Cooper, Leonard Daley, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, William (Woody) Joseph, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1989.
1989.
Group exhibition. Included: Carl Abrahams, Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Everald Brown, Leonard Daley, Ras Dizzy, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, William (Woody) Joseph, Kofi Kayiga, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1994.
1994.
Group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, David Boxer, Everald Brown, Margaret Chen, Ras Dizzy, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, Anna Henriques, William (Woody) Joseph, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Annual National Exhibition 1996.
1996.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Fifteen Intuitives.
July 12-October 31, 1987.
Exhib. cat., illus. Includes: Albert Artwell, Leonard Daley, Everald Brown, Alan "Zion" Johnson, William (Woody) Joseph, Kapo (Mallica Reynolds). [Review by Gloria Escoffery, "A personal response to Fifteen intuitives at the National Gallery," Jamaica Journal 2, no. 4 (November 1987-January 1988):101-8.]

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Jamaican Art, 1922-1982.
1983.
12 pp. exhib. cat., 17 b&w illus., exhib. checklist of 76 works by 40 artists (painting, mixed media, and sculpture.). Traveling exhibition from the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston; Washington, DC, S.I.T.E.S.; Canada, Haiti. Artists include: David Miller, Sr., John Dunkley, Edna Manley, Alvin Marriott, David Miller, Jr., Ronald Moody, David Pottinger, Gaston Tabois, Carl Abrahams, Everald Brown, Kapo (Mallica Reynolds), William (Woody) Joseph, Fitzroy Harrack, Albert Huie, Eugene Hyde, Namba Roy, Barrington Watson, Alexander Cooper, Osmond Watson, Milton George, Albert Artwell, Christopher Gonzalez, Kofi Kayiga, Hope Brooks, David Boxer, Clinton Brown. 4to, pictorial stapled wraps. First ed.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
The Intuitive Eye.
1979.
Exhib. catalogue. Artists include: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, Ras Dizzy, Alan Zion Johnson, Kapo (Mallica Reynolds), Anderson Pigatt, Woody Joseph, Errol McKenzie, Roy Reid, Gaston Tabois, Doc Williamson.

KINGSTON (Jamaica). National Gallery of Jamaica.
Third Jamaica National Biennial.
December 3, 2006-March 10, 2007.
Group exhibition of 178 works by 96 exhibitors, a mix of juried and invited artists. Included: Albert Artwell, Charles Campbell, Camille Chedda, Margaret Chen, Renée Cox, Lawrence Graham-Brown, Khepera Oluyia Hatsheptwa, Petrona Morrison, Oneika Russell, et al,

MIAMI (FL). Pan American Art Projects.
Outside the Box.
June 15-July 31, 2012.
Group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Charlie Bird, Seymour-Etienne Bottex, Etienne Chavannes, Burton Chenet, Leonard Daley, Schiller Dubellay, Levoy Exil, Gerard Fortune, Serge Jolimeau, Kapo, Georges Liautaud, Ruperto Jay Matamoros, Manuel Mendive, Madsen Mompremier, Antoine Obin, Philomé Obin, Telemaque Obin, Dieuseul Paul, Eric Phanord, Salnave Philippe-Auguste, André Pierre, Prospere Pierre-Louis, Jerome Polycarpe, Jonas Prophil, William Rhule, Robert St.-Brice, Louisianne St.-Fleurant, Buffon Thermidor, Pierre Joseph Valcin, Zion.

MORDECAI, MARTIN and PAMELA.
Culture and Customs of Jamaica.
Westport (CT): Greenwood, 2000.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1994.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1996.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1991.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1995.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1993.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1988.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1990.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1992.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1986.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1987.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1985.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1983.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1984.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1982.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1979.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, et al.

OCHO RIOS (Jamaica). Harmony Hall.
Intuitive Artists.
1989.
Annual group exhibition. Included: Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, et al.

POUPEYE, VEERLE.
Caribbean Art.
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1998.
224 pp., 177 illus. (70 in color), index. Artists include: Carl Abrahams, Carlos Jose Alfonzo (as Alfonso), Gesner Armand, Albert Artwell, Luis Azaceta, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Castera Bazile, John Beadle, José Bedia, Mario Benjamin, Rigaud Bénoit, Wilson Bigaud, Isaiah Boodhoo, Frank Bowling, David Boxer, Sonia Boyce, Marta Maria Perez Bravo, Ernest Bréleur, Murat Brierre, Hope Brooks, Everald Brown, Jackson Burnside, Stan Burnside, Dieudonné Cédor, Eddie Chambers, Margaret Chen, Albert Chong, LeRoy P. Clarke, Christopher Cozier, Kenwyn Crichlow, Leonard Daley, Annalee Davis, Roland Dorcély, Préfète Duffaut, John Dunkley, Edouard Duval-Carrié, Tomas Esson, Levoy Exil, Lafortune Felix, Amos Ferguson, Frido ((Wilfrid Austin), Claude Garoute, Milton George, Stanley Greaves, Boscoe Holder, Hector Hyppolite, Serge Jolimeau, Jasmin Joseph, Tam Joseph, Kapo (Mallica Reynolds), Georges Liautaud, Stivenson Magloire (as Stevenson), Ronald Moody, Keith Morrison, Petrona Morrison, Philomé Obin, Eugene Palmer, Dieuseul Paul, Bernadette Persaud, André Pierre, Prospere Pierre-Louis, Keith Piper, Omari Ra, Ras Akyem Ramsey, Pétion Savain, Bernard Séjourne, Robert St. Brice, Louisiane St. Fleurant, Juan Sanchez, Denis Smith, Hervé Télémaque, Tiga (Jean Claude Garoute), Luce Turnier, Patrick Vilaire, Bernard Wah, Nari Ward, Barrington Watson, Osmond Watson, Aubrey Williams, et al. 8vo, wraps.

WASHINGTON (DC). National Gallery of Jamaica and Smithsonian Institution.
Jamaican Art, 1922-1982.
1982.
88 pp., color and b&w illus. 100+ artists. Albert Artwell, Everald Brown, Leonard Daley, John Dunkley, Milton George, Albert Huie, Edna Manley, Alvin Marriott, David Miller, Sr., David Miller, Jr. Kapo (Mallica Reynolds), Namba Roy, et al. 4to (11 x 8.5 in.), pictorial wraps.

WINSTON-SALEM l(NC). Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University.
Redemption Songs: The Self-Taught Artists of Jamaica.
February 1-April 12, 1997.
56 pp. exhib. cat., color and b&w illus., bibliog. Text by Randall Morris. An exhibition of work by 17 artists selected from the Wayne and Myrene Cox collection. Artists include: Delores Anglin, Albert Artwell, Vincent Atherton, Everald Brown, Evadney Cruickshank, Leonard Daley, Ras Dizzy, John Dunkley, Alan (Zion) Johnson, William (Woody) Joseph, Kapo (Mallica Reynolds), Errol McKenzie, Leonard Franklin Morris, Zacchaeus Powell, Doc Williamson, Sylvester Woods, et al. [Also exhibited at Fondo del Sol Visual Arts Center, Washington, DC, 1999; Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, February 2001; Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York May 3-June 5, 2002.] 8vo (23 cm.), wraps.