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Antonius Roberts - Born 1958, Nassau, Bahamas. Educated at Philadelphia College of Art, now University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Exhibitions & Installations

2006   (forthcoming) 'Off the Main' New York
2006   The 8th Changchun Sculpture Symposium, "Friendship, Peace & Spring
2006   Funky Nassau, National Art Gallery of the Bahamas 
2006   Art Off The Main 
2006   "Funky Nassau", Wiesbaden, Germany 
2006   PCC Welcome Centre, New Providence, Bahamas (work in progress) 
2005   "Sacred Space", New Providence, Bahamas (work in progress) 
2005   Transforming Spaces: "Gone Nuts" 
2005   The Jellyfish Exhibition 
2005   Discarded Stone 
2005   IPASE Pietrasanta, Italy 
2005   National Black Fine Art Show 
2004   One (work in progress) 
2003   The Inaugural National Exhibition, Nassau 
2003   One Man's Vision, The D'Aguilar Collection

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1998   "Making the Connection", Central Bank Art Gallery
1996   "Flight of the Spirit", Upstairs Gallery, Nassau
1994   "Splash, Scrape and Scrabble", Upstairs Gallery, Nassau
1992   Bahamian Art Gallery, Nassau
1990   Artists' Gallery, Nassau
1989   Post House
1984   Island Galleria, Freeport
1982   Temple Gallery
1980   Temple University Law Centre

Selected Group Exhibitions

1994   22nd International Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brasil
1994   IV International Biennial, Cuenca, Ecuador
1993   "500 Years After: Caribbean and Central American Painting"
1992   "Kindred Spirits", Art Museum of the Americas
1992   "Bahamian Masters", Central Bank Art Gallery
1992   "Rainbow of the Caribbean", Artworks of the 22nd General Assembly of the OAS, Nassau
1991   "Emerging Artists", Nagoya, Japan
1981   Carifesta, Barbados
1980   "Works on Paper", Philadelphia

Professional Experience

Art Lecturer, The College of The Bahamas 1992
Curator, The Central Bank of The Bahamas Art Gallery
Co-founder and Curator, Bahamian Art Gallery
Chairman of the National Arts/Museum Committee for The Bahamas
Quincentennial Commission, 1991-1992
Coordinator and supervisor of the FinCo Summer Art Workshop
Head of Art Department, The Government High School 1982-1991
Coordinator of The Central Bank of The Bahamas Annual Art Exhibitions and Competitions, 1984-present
Coordinator of the first Inter High School Junkanoo Competition
Manager of the Matinee Art Gallery, 1974-1976


2005   The E. Clement Bethel Award 
2001   The Cacique Award 
2000   The Silver Jubilee Award 
1991   U.S. 21 Day International Visitor Grant 
1983   Award for Outstanding & Dedicated Service to Junkanoo 
1981   Bocour Prize for Painting

Selected Private And Corporate Collections

Art Museum of the Americas
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent D'Aguilar
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dingman
Ernst & Young, Bahamas
Finance Corporation of Bahamas
Galleria de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo
Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Gibson
J.S. Johnson Insurance Co.
Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Knowles
Mr. Frank Lloyd
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Oakes
Temple University Law Centre
Chairman & CEO of The Astoria Group of Companies
The Central Bank of The Bahamas
Mr. and Mrs. Leandro Vazquez
Hon. Sidney Williams and Congresswoman Maxine Waters


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