HOPE BROOKS, Painter - Born June 22, 1944, Kingston, Jamaica.
Qualifications: DA (drawing and painting) Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland UK, 1967,
MFA, (art education) Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore USA,1982.
She is retired Vice Principal of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston Jamaica having joined the staff of the College in1967 and rose to the position of Vice Principal of the College in 2005. She has had eleven one person exhibitions and participated in many group exhibitions in the past forty years the most recent being the XI Florence Biennale in 2017.
Her awards include the Institute of Jamaica Silver Musgrave Medal for contribution to the development of art in Jamaica. Her work has been published in the Thames and Hudson World of Art series titled “Caribbean Art”, amount others.
A multi panel painting in three parts
left: Kings and Princes
centre: Bakra Pinckney
right: Ape to Zebra
42 panels ea. panel 18" X 18"
acrylic and modeling paste on board
The mystery and the majesty of the full moon appearing from behind the mountains after dark.
4 panels ea 24" X 24"
Acrylic and paper on canvas
The Night Blooming Cereus produces exquisite white flowers that only bloom at night and attracts the Giant Blue Mountain Moth, endemic to Jamaica that feed on the nectar of the flower.
The painting is comprised of 16 panels ea. measuring 18" X 18".
Blooms large white flowers that only open at night and attracts the Giant Moth endemic to Jamaica that feeds on the nectar.
Size: 16 18"X 18" panels
Medium: Chinese ink and modeling paste on board
Collection: Wallace Campbell