Barrington Watson Visual Artist

Barrington Watson is Jamaica’s master painter. Born in 1931 in Lucea, Jamaica, Barrington Watson made his original mark in Jamaica as a football player for Kingston College. However, he ultimately followed his artistic yearnings by enrolling at the Royal College of Art in London. He traveled widely and then returned to Jamaica in the early 1960s. In 1967 he won a prize at the first Spanish Biennal at Barcelona. Barrington Watson has exhibited throughout Jamaica and internationally and currently lives in Jamaica. He is the father of sculptor Basil Watson. I utilize The Light of Turner The Line of Ingres The Range of Rembrandt The Techniques of Velasquez The Emotion of Goya And, my Birthright of Benin.

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Date of birth
January 9th, 1931
Place of birth
Lucea, Jamaica




1. Royal College of Art Colleges/University

The Royal College of Art (informally the RCA) is a public research university specialised in art and design located in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design, offering the degrees of Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). It was founded in 1837 and has had university status since 1967.

Type Public university
2012. 14.1 mil. £
Kensington Gore, SW7 2EU - London, Greater London
2011. 1,136
2009. 948
Acceptance rate
2009. 15.9 %
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