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Alicia Brown was born (1981) St. Ann, Jamaica. She is a practicing fine artist and art educator. She has participated in a number of art exhibitions both international and locally. She attained her BFA, and a Diploma in Art Education from the Edna Manley College of the Visual Performing Arts in 2003/2009. She graduated from the MFA program of the New York Academy of Art in 2014, where her awards included a residency scholarship offered by the academy in collaboration with LIA in Leipzig, Germany in 2012. She was awarded the Dawn Scott Memorial Award at the 2017 Jamaica Biennial. Alicia currently works and lives in Kingston, Jamaica. 

Alicia Brown

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Education:

2012 - 2014 Masters in Fine Arts ( MFA) New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2007 - 2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing                       Arts, Kingston, Jamaica
1999 - 2003 Diploma in Art Education,  Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts,                             Kingston, Jamaica


Solo Exhibitions:

2016  "Copy and Placed", Studio 174, Kingston, Jamaica


Group Exhibitions: 

2017  'Jamaica Biennial 2017', National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

2015  "Young Talent", National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

​          "LCU fund for women's education, fundraising Gala", New York Academy of Art, New York,                NY.
2014  "NYAA Summer Show", Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
          "MFA Thesis Exhibition", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
          "Painting at the Metropolitan Museum Show", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
          "Hudson Rising Project", New York, NY
          "LCU fund for women's education , Student Mixer", New York, NY
2013  "Leipzig Residency Show", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
           "LIA Summer Show", Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
           "Extreme Drawings", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
           "Deck the walls", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
           "Experimental Show", New York Academy of Art, New York, New York Academy of Art,  

            New York, NY 
2012  "Biennial", National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica
          "Single Fare", RH Gallery, New York, NY
          "Show of Heads", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

          "Deck the Walls", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
          "Shout and 4play", Studio 174, Kingston, Jamaica
          "Art Fresh", Mutual Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica 
2011   Two Person Show, "Passion", Pegasus Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica,
          "Quartet", Bolivar Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica
          "Group Show", Betty Bolivar Gallery, Sarasota, Florida, USA 
2010   "Rejuvenate", Studio 174, Kingston, Jamaica

          "Question me Black", Studio 174, Kingston, Jamaica 
2009  "Impressions in Blue", Studio 174, Kingston, Jamaica 
2003   "Thesis Show", Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica
2002   "First Time", Pegasus Gallery, Jamaica 

 
Awards - Residencies - Grants:       
2017  Dawn Scott Memorial Award, Jamaica Biennial 2017
2014  Student Service Scholarship, New York Academy of Art

            LCU Foundation for Women, Grant, New York Academy of Art

            LCU Foundation for Women, President’s Nominee, New York Academy of Art

2013   Residency Scholarship, LIA, Leipzig Germany/New York Academy of Art

            LCU Foundation for Women, Grant, New York Academy of Art

            Joan Brady Award for drawing/New York Academy of Art



Press/Publications:

2017  Jamaica Biennial 2017 – Bulletin 2: Installation in Progress, February, 8, 2017

 https://nationalgalleryofjamaica.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/jamaica-biennial-2017-   awards/​ ,     March 2,2017

 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ENTERTAINMENT/History-created-at-Jamaica- Biennial ​,

 Sunday, March 05, 2017 

 Jamaica Report: A Biennial, Bragging Rights — and the World’s Largest Drum?​, Edward M. Gomez,  March 11, 2017

 http://www.tallawahmagazine.com/2017/03/visual-power-action-packed-history.html​, March 4, 2017

 http://jamaicans.com/top-7-jamaican-caribbean-news-stories-week-ending-march-3rd-2017/#ixzz4bjuk5ucD​, March 3, 2017

2016  " Exploring and exposing Jamaican culture through art ",Gavin Luke, Loop Jamaica, April 22,                2016

 2016  Art, Music and Sunset Bring KOTE 2016 to a Vibrant Close"​ , Tanya Batson-Savage,                         Susumba, July 3, 2016

2016   Alicia Brown solo exhibition at studio 174" , ​Kori Solomon, House of the Arts, May 2, 2016

2015   " Young Talent" highlights social message" , Amitabh Sharma, Gleaner Jamaica, August 30, 2015   " Young Talent 2015" , National Gallery of Jamaica blog spot, August 22, 2015

2014   " Best of MFA Grads: New York Academy of Art " , Kate Messenger, The wild Magazine, May               29,2014

2013  Diversity, dynamism at the National Biennial " , The editor, Pree Jamaica, January 20,2013

2013   " A burst of Biennial magic" , Petchary's Blog, February 20,2013
2012
  " Art Fresh 2012 at Mutual Gallery
​" , The editor, Pree Jamaica, March 22, 2012

2012   " The Mutual Gallery's Art Fresh presents a new crop of Jamaican artists"​ , Karin, March 7,                   2012

      



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