Image by Daniel Perales, 2022

Bornin 1981, St. Ann, Jamaica. Alicia Brown is a contemporary realist painter. She holds a BFA in Painting, and a diploma in Art Education from Edna Manley College of the Visual Performing Arts and an MFA in Painting from the New York Academy of Art. She has been a recipient of the Dawn Scott Memorial award from the Jamaica Biennial 2017, two Elizabeth Foundation Grants  2019 and 2021, the Joan Brady Foundation Grant 2013 and LCU Foundation Grants 2012 and 2014. Alicia has attended residencies at the Leipzig International Art Program (Germany), Cuttyhunk Island Artists’ residency (Massachusetts) and Elsewhere artists' residency (Colorado). Brown has exhibited both locally and internationally in shows including the 2021 and 2017 Jamaica Biennial (Jamaica), Prizm Art Fair  (Miami), Jamaica making: Theresa Roberts Art Collection, Victoria Gallery and Museum (London)  Painting the Figure Now  Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art (USA). She has had a solo show at Studio 174 in Kingston, Jamaica (2016), Virago Gallery, Seattle Washington (2019) and UUU Art Collective, Rochester, NY (2022). Her work has been featured in Beautiful Bizarre magazine, American Art Collector, Painting the Figure Now 2019 magazine, SHOUT MIAMI magazine, ARTIT voice of Artists Magazine, Caribbean Quarterly Journal and other publications. Her work is in notable collections such as the Bennet Collection of Women Realists and other private collections. 

To learn more about Alicia's recent work please watch the video.

Video by Daniel Perales studio

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