Charles, Dudley. (b. Guyana; active Guyana, 2011)

Bibliography and Exhibitions


Georgetown (Guyana). J. F. Kennedy Library.
Solo or group exhibition.

Nashville (TN). Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University.
Solo exhibition.


BROOKLYN (NY). FiveMyles.
Contemporary Expressions: Art from the Guyana Diaspora.
August 13-September 3, 2011.
Group exhibition. Curated by Carl E. Hazlewood. Included: Damali Abrams, Carl Anderson, Frank Bowling, Dudley Charles, Victor Davson, Stanley Greaves, Carl Hazlewood, Gregory A. Henry, Donald Locke, Andrew Lyght, Philip Moore, Bernadette Persaud, Arlingtton Weithers.

BROOKLYN (NY). Gallery 843.
Abstract Attitudes: Contemporary Guyanese Artists in America.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles, et al.

BROOKLYN (NY). Skylight Gallery, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.
Focus on Guyana.
Thru June 3, 1997.
Group exhibition. Included: Frank Bowling, Dudlley Charles, Stanwyck Cromwell, Pamilla Ekkins (dolls), Hazel Shury.

BROOKLYN (NY). Skylight Gallery, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.
Under One Sun: Paintings by Guyanese Artists Dudley Charles and Bernadette Persaud.
Two-person exhibition.

CARACAS (Venezuela). Castellani House.
Togetherness in Guyana.
May-August, 2001.
Group exhibition of 40 paintings and sculptures by 14 artists. Included: Philip Moore, Oswald Hussein, Desmond Alli, Winslow Craig, Maylene Duncan, Margaret Dookun, Merlene Ellis, Seunarine Munisar, Josefa Tamayo, Gary Thomas, Francis Ferreira, Doris Rogers, Morag Williams and Ron Savory. The additional works in the Caracas venue were those of Moore, Stanley Greaves, Hazel Shury and Dudley Charles. [Traveled to: Gallery Anauco Arriba, San Bernardino, Caracas, September 5-October 30, 2002.]

National Exhibition of Visual Arts.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles, et al.

National Exhibition of Visual Arts.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles, et al.

National Exhibition of Visual Arts.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles, et al.

GEORGETOWN (Guyana). National Gallery of Art, Castellani House.
Land of Many Waters.
Thru July 19, 2008.
Group exhibition. 47 works Guyanese art, dating from 1930 to 2006, selected from the National Collection. Included: Jerry Barry, Dudley Charles, Merlene Ellis, Cletus Henriques, Philip Moore, and Arawak artist George Simon. [Review: Alim Hosein, Stabroek News, July 13, 2008.]

GEORGETOWN (Guyana). Venezuelan Institute.
Myths and Life.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles, et al.

LAGOS (Nigeria). National Museum and Theatre.
Second World Black and African Festival of Art and Culture [FESTAC 77].
January 15-February 12, 1977.
64 pp. exhib. cat. Group exhibition. American participants included: Adger Cowans, Tyrone Mitchell, Gordon Parks, Noah Purifoy, Faith Ringgold, Haywood "Bill" Rivers, Vincent Smith, William T. Williams, Melvyn Ettrick (representing Jamaica). Also included: Dudley Charles (Guyana), Gizaw Tadesse, Mesfin Tadesse, Cherenet Tassew, and thousands of other participants, et al. [Reviews: African Arts Vol. 11, Issue 1 (October 1977); Black Scholar 9, 1 (September, 1977):34-37; and a recent evaluation by Denis Ekpo, "Culture and Modernity Since Expo '77," in Afropolis: City/Media/Art:149-157.]

Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture.
Art Services International, 1995-1998.
226 pp. exhib. cat., color illus., biogs., bibliog., exhibs., glossary. Curated by Samella Lewis; texts by Gloria Gordon, Samella Lewis, Mary Jane Hewitt, Derek Walcott, Rex Nettleford, Errol Hill, Peter Minshall, Gerald Alexis, Richard A. Long, Shifra M. Goldman. Includes 56 painters and sculptors: Ras Ishi Butcher, Jose Garcia Cordero, Annalee Davis, David Gall, Gwen Knight, Ras Akyem Ramsay, José Bedia; Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Tomas Esson, Lia Galetti, Wifredo Lam, Jose Garcia Cordero, Ines Tolentino, Frank Bowling, Karl Broodhagen, Dudley Charles, Stanley Greaves, Gregory A. Henry, Philippe Dodard, Edouard Duval Carrié, André Juste, Jean Claude Rigaud, Bernard Séjourne, Luce Turnier, David Boxer, Eric Cadien, Margaret Chen, Albert Chong, Christopher Gonzalez, Peter Wayne Lewis, Edna Manley, Alvin Marriott, Michael M. Milton, Ronald Moody, Keith Morrison, Petrona Morrison, Stafford Schliefer, Osmond Watson, Diogenes Ballester, Maria de Mater O'Neill, Arnaldo Roche Rabell, Nelson Santiago, Juan Carlos Toca, Ademola Olugebefola, Claude Fiddler, Francisco Cabral, LeRoy Clark, Christopher Cozier, Kenwyn Crichlow, Shastri Maharaj, Wendy M. Nanan, Shenga Ka Pharaoh. [Traveled to Miami, FL; New Orleans, LA; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Museo de arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico.] 4to (28 cm.), pictorial wraps.

LONDON (UK). Commonwealth Institute.
Caribbean Art Now: Europe's First Exhibition of Contemporary Caribbean Art.
June 17-August 4, 1986.
36 pp. exhib. cat., b&w illus., biogs. Intro. by Emma Wallace and James F. Porter. Group exhibition. Included: Emheyo Bahabba (Embah), David Boxer, Francisco Cabral, Dudley Charles, Earl Etienne, Laura Facey, Milton George, Christopher Gonzalez, Omari Ra, Norma Talma, et al. [Traveled to: Midland Group, Nottingham, October 18-November 30, 1986; and a selection was shown at New Walk Museum, Leicester, in conjunction with Caribbean Expressions in Britain, August 16-September 28, 1986.] [Review: Leigh Hatts "An Explosion of Colour from the Nine Islands," Catholic Herald, June 27, 1986:7.] Sq. 8vo (24 cm.), stapled pictorial card wraps. First ed.

NEW YORK (NY). Skoto Gallery.
December 8, 2011-January 31, 2012.
Group exhibition. Included: José Bedia, Dudley Charles, Vladimir Cybil Charlier, Victor Ekpuk, Richard Hunt, Osaretin Ighile, Michael Marshall, Uche Okeke, Ibrahim El Salahi.

NEW YORK (NY). Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba House.
Timehri Transitions: Expanding Concepts in Guyana Art.
January 23-March 9, 2013.
Group exhibition. Curated by Carl E. Hazlewood. Included: Damali Abrams, Carl Anderson, Dudley Charles, Victor Davson, Marlon Forrester, Siddiq Khan, Andrew Lyght, Donald Locke, Bernadette Persaud, and Arlington Weithers. [Review: Marcia G. Yerman, Arc Magazine, February 13, 2013.]

NEWARK (NJ). Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art.
Tribute to Martin Luther King.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles, et al.

SAO PAULO (Brazil). Fundação Bienal de São Paulo.
XII Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo.
Exhib. cat., color and b&w illus. Group exhibition. Included: Nina Squires (Trinidad), Dudley Charles (Guyana), José Maria Capricorne (Curacao), et al.

WASHINGTON (DC). Art Museum of the Americas.
Art for Life.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles.

WASHINGTON (DC). Art Museum of the Americas.
Caribbean Realities II.
Group exhibition. Included: Dudley Charles.