The British Council just announced that Jamaican-based visual artist Camille Chedda has begun her residency at Hospitalfield in Scotland where she will be based for eight weeks.
Camille Chedda was born in Manchester, Jamaica. She graduated from the Edna Manley College with an Honours Diploma in Painting, and received an MFA in Painting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her works have been featured in major exhibitions at the National Gallery of Jamaica including the Materializing Slavery, New Roots and the 2017 Jamaica Biennial. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Albert Huie Award, the Reed Foundation Scholarship and the inaugural Dawn Scott Memorial Award. She has been an artist in residence at Alice Yard in Trinidad, Art Omi in New York and has been awarded a residency at Hospitalfield in Scotland as a part of the inaugural group of artists in the TAARE program. Chedda lives and works in Kingston.
[Top photo: Artist Camille Chedda’s; second photo: Camille Chedda’s “Catastrophe of Liberation,” Charcoal on paper, 2016; Source: https://caribbean.britishcouncil.org/2017-british-council-taare-artist-camille-chedda.]
For more information, see https://caribbean.britishcouncil.org/2017-british-council-taare-artist-camille-chedda