Jamaica Biennial 2017 – Invited Artists: Rex Dixon

Rex Dixon – Flowers for Cecil (2016)

Rex Dixon has exhibited in the National Gallery’s biennials and annual national exhibitions for many years. He is again represented in the Jamaica Biennial 2017 and his work can be seen at the National Gallery in Kingston until May 28.

Rex Dixon was born in 1939, in London, England. He attended the School of Art in Newton Abbot, the Stourbridge College of Art and the School of Art Education in Birmingham. He has lectured at the Stourbridge College and the New University of Ulster in Belfast. In 1985, he joined the faculty at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts and served as the Head of the Painting Department between 1991 and 1993. Primarily an abstractionist, Dixon has been a regular participant in the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Annual National and Biennial exhibitions. Recent solo exhibitions include Seventeen Colours (2010) held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Trinidad Perspective: New Paintings by Rex Dixon (2013), held in South Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dixon currently resides in St Joseph, Trinidad.

More on Rex Dixon here.

Rex Dixon – September Song (2016)

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One thought on “Jamaica Biennial 2017 – Invited Artists: Rex Dixon

  1. ‘ Flowers for Cecil’ was in memory of Cecil Cooper who died last year and with whom I taught at E.M.S.V.A. IN THE 80’s & 90′- a friend greatly missed.

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