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  • Ras Akeym-i Ramsay (bio)

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Horse-men and Chariots (detail), 2003 Acrylic and collage on canvas, diptych, 12 x 10 ft. National Art Collection, Barbados.

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. . . and a Mule, 2005. Acrylic and collage on canvas, 48 x 48 in. Private collection.


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Brown-skin Maid, 1999. Acrylic on canvas, 32 x 32 in. Private collection.

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Negus, 2001. Acrylic and collage on canvas, 32 x 48 in. Private collection.

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Another Messiah, 2005. Mixed media on canvas, 48 x 48 in. Private collection.


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Toxic, 2004. Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 36 in. Private collection.

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Dead-Stone, 2005. Acrylic and charcoal on canvas, 52 x 36 in. Private collection.

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Ras Akeym-i Ramsay

Ras Akyem-i Ramsay studied at the Edna Manley School of Visual Arts, Jamaica, and the Instituto Superior de Arte, Cuba. His work has been exhibited at the Havana Biennial (fifth and sixth); the Biennial of Caribbean and Central American Painting (first, second, and third; winning a gold medal in 1996); “Arte del Caribe,” Madrid; “Caribbean Visions” (traveling, United States); and “Carib Art,” Curaçao. In addition to several solo exhibitions in Barbados, his numerous joint shows with Ras Ishi since 1986 include “Personal Views” (Barbados Museum), Susalito Art Festival (California), “Vexx” (Queen’s Park, Barbados), “Havana Antes y Después” (Kirby Gallery, Barbados), and “Caribbean Connections” (Islington Arts Factory, London). His artists’ residencies include the Bag Factory, Johannesburg (2005), and Winona State College, Minnesota (2009).

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ISSN
1534-6714
Print ISSN
0799-0537
Pages
pp. 143-147
Launched on MUSE
2009-07-11
Open Access
No
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