The Jamaica Biennial 2017 continues until May 28 at the National Gallery of Jamaica and Devon House in Kingston and at National Gallery West in Montego Bay. Carol Crichton’s work is featured at the National Gallery in Kingston.
Carol Crichton was born in 1943, in Kingston, Jamaica. She attended the School of Visual Arts in New York, USA. Since the 1970s she has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions, locally and internationally. Notable exhibitions include the Annual National and Biennial exhibitions at the National Gallery of Jamaica, as well as Curator’s Eye II (2006) and Curator’s Eye III (2009) and Materializing Slavery (2008), also held at the National Gallery of Jamaica. In 2016, she participated in the Going Green show at the Grosvenor Galleries and held a solo show at the Olympia Gallery entitled Carol Crichton Paintings. Her work has been featured in major publications on Jamaican Art, including The Art of Jamaica, A Prelude (2010) by Wayne Lawrence, and is part of several major public and private collections. Crichton lives in St Andrew, Jamaica.