apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Stanford Watson
Fellowship Program
Stanford Watson
artist, Kingston, Jamaica
January 6 - February 7, 2004 

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  Thematically, Stanford Watson's topics are cryptic and personal. Like his classmate Omari Ra, Watson works in the raw style of figurative painting described as neo-expressionism. Watson insists his paintings be looked at as objects, not windows, by incorporating nontraditional materials on his canvases (such as paint mixed with sand and dirt).

Watson graduated from the Jamaica School of Art in 1983, and lives and works in Kingston, Jamaica.

Mr. Watson was recommended to apexart's residency program by Dr. Catherine Amidon, Director of Exhibitions at Karl Drerup Art Gallery at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire. Dr. Amidon was the commissioner for the first Jamaican Pavillion at Venice [2001 Biennial].

Catherine Amidon, Stanford Watson, Elaine Bowen, NYC (l-r)