Mr. Kenwyn Crichlow

Kenywyn Crichlow is a practicing studio artist who has participated in solo exhibitions in Trinidad and Tobago and internationally from 1981 to present.  His paintings have been included in every major group exhibition of Trinidad and Tobago and Caribbean fine art since 1985. Some of his work is a part of the treasured National Art Collection of Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Crichlow has taught at every level of the Education system in Trinidad and Tobago; primary and secondary schools, Teachers College and at the University of the West Indies. He has also taught fine art and design at community development level as well as in his painting studio, which for a time functioned as an atelier. Ken is the founding Lecturer of the Visual Arts Programme of the Department of Creative and Festival Arts, Faculty of Humanities and Education, University of the West Indies. He held the role of the Coordinator of the same between 1987-2007

Kenwyn is also a key researcher on the history of visual arts in the Caribbean. His work in this area has been the subject of public lectures, feature presentations and publications. He has collaborated with the Tobago Museum to develop research on Colonial Fortifications and Sugar Production Architecture in Tobago.

Some of his recent exhibition credits include:

  • 2015 – “Living Ground”, Y Art and Framing Gallery, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • 2013 –  “Rapture, Optimism & Transformation”, Y Art and Framing Gallery, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • 2003 – “LINES OF MIGRATION”  Kenwyn Crichlow and Obiora Udechukwu, St. Lawrence University New York, Trent University Peterborough, Canada and at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad
  • 2002 – ‘Transparency’, Gallery 1234, Normandie, St. Anns, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 2001- Two Artists: Kenwyn Crichlow and Nick Whittle, Zemicon Gallery, Bridgetown