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SAMERE TANSLEY 
P.O. Box 344
 
Stony Hill
 
Kingston 9
 
Jamaica, West Indies
 
Tel.(876) 942 2203 / 339 9470
 
email: sameretansley@yahoo.com
 
www.sameresgallery.com
 


Born: Worcestershire, England
 
Resident: Jamaica, since 1970 [ -holds dual Nationality. ]
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

1988-05 Annual Open Studio Show, Stony Hill, Kingston
 
1999 Artifex Gallery. Sutton Coldfield, B’ham, England
 
1999 ‘Jamaica Blue’, London, England
 
1999 Summer Studio Show, Stony Hill, Kingston
 
1998 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica
 
1997 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kingston
 
1997 Masterworks Foundation, Hamilton. Bermuda
 
1986 Frame Centre Gallery, Kingston
 
1984 Community Centre Gallery, Hammersmith, London, England
 
1983 Frame Centre Gallery, Kingston
 
1979 Mutual Life Gallery, Kingston
 
1975 Kingston & St. Andrew Parish Library, Kingston
 

MUSEUM SHOWS
 


2013 ‘Religion and Spirituality’ The National Gallery of Jamaica


1991 ‘Homage to John Dunkley’, National Gallery of Jamaica  
1990 - 2011 Annual National Art Exhibition -Invited Exhibitor,
 National Gallery of Jamaica
1977-89 Annual National Art Exhibition, The National Gallery, Kingston
 
-Juried Exhibitor
 
Represented in the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Jamaica
 





KEY OVERSEAS EXHIBITIONS
 
2005 Group Juried Show, Royal Society of Birmingham Artists (R.B.S.A.) U.K.
 
2000 ‘Where They are Now’, Graduate Students of Stourbridge College, U.K.
 
1999 ‘Jamaica to Brooklyn’, Selena Gallery / Long Island University, Brooklyn Annex, New York, USA
 
1991 ‘Jamaican Art’, Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
 
1991 ‘The Jamaican Landscape’, Gallery Malreaux, Los Angeles, U.S.A.


JOINT EXHIBITIONS
 

1989 ‘Seya & Samere’, with Seya Parboosingh, Frame Centre Gallery, Kingston
 
1985 ‘Three Women’, with Rachel Fearing & Judith Salmon, Frame Centre Gallery, Kingston
 

MAJOR SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


 
2011 ‘The Imaginative and the Real’ Mutual Life Gallery, Kingston
2007 ‘Still Lives - 10 Contemporary Artists’ Seaview Fine Arts, Kingston
 
2004 ‘Eight of the Great’ Bolivar Gallery, Kingston
 
2001 Mixed Show, Gallery 9, Birmingham, England
1991-96 ‘The Forerunners’ Mutual Life Gallery, Kingston
 
1986 Contemporary Arts Centre- 1st. Anniversary Show, Kingston
 
1986 E.M.S.V.A. Tutors Exhibition - C.A.C. Gallery
 
1986 Rotary Club Art Show, Pegasus Hotel, Kingston
 
1986 ‘Art Against Apartheid’ Makonde Gallery, Kingston
 
1984 E.M.S.V.A. Tutors Show Mutual Life Gallery, Kingston
 
1983 E.M.S.V.A. Tutors Show Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
 
1983 ‘Festival 21” Upstairs-Downstairs Gallery Kingston
 
1982 ‘Celebration’& ’Out of Many’ Upstairs Downstairs Gallery, Kingston
 
1982 Exhibition commemorating the U.N. Year Mutual Life Gallery, Kingston
 
1982 ‘The Thirteen” Exhibition, Mutual Life Gallery, Kingston
 
1981 International Women’s Day Exhibition, Upstairs, Downstairs Gallery
 
1980 E.M.S.V.A. Tutors Exhibition, Diplomat Gallery, Kingston
 
1977 I.W.D. Women’s Art Exhibition, Mutual Life Gallery.Also1981 and 1978
 
1977 International Conference on Youth, Havana, Cuba
 
1976 Jamaica Artist & Craftsmen Guild, Inaugural Show, Pegasus Hotel , Kingston, and many other group shows with the J.A.C.G.
 
1975 Jamaica Festival Exhibition - also 1976,1981,82,83, and 1985
 
1975 Caribbean Women Artists Exhibition, Olympia International Arts Centre, Kgn.
 
AWARDS
 

1986 Vox Populi Prize - Rotary Club Art Show, Pegasus Hotel Kingston
 
1985 Silver Medal - Painting : Annual Jamaican Independence Festival Exhibition
 

REVIEWS AND MENTIONS
 

Jamaica Journal: Vol.16 no.3,August1983; Vol.18 no.1, April 1995; and Vol.18 no. 2,July !985
 
Arts Jamaica : Vol.1 no. 4, March 1983 & Vol. 11 No. 4, May 1984
 
Jamaica Daily Newspapers: The Gleaner, The Star, The Daily News and The Observer.
 
The International Who’s Who of Women First Edition, Europa Publications, London
 
England,1992.
 
The Contemporary Who’s Who 2002/2003 Pub. American Biographical Institute
 

INVITED LECTURES
 

1993 ‘The Visual & Plastic Arts in Jamaica-with a Gender Perspective’,
 
to visiting students from the School of International Learning, Brattleboro; Vermont, USA
 
1985 ‘Many Cultures-Many Arts” I.N.S.E.A.[International non-Government World
 
Organization for Education through Art] VIII Regional Congress, Bat
 




TEACHING
 

2004- 2012 Edna Manley College for the Visual & Performing
 
Arts, Kingston (Painting lecturer, part-time)
 
1979-94 Edna Manley College for the Visual & Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica,[Painting lecturer, part-time]
 
1979-81 Creative Arts Centre, University of the West Indies
 
[Part-time, evening classes]
 
1970-80 Camperdown High School, Kingston, Jamaica
 
1968-69 North Paddington Secondary School, London
 
1965-68 De Lucy Primary School, Abbey Wood, London
 

OTHER WORK
 
 2000 - Board member of the Natural History Society of Jamaica
1987 Founding member of Women’s Media Watch, Jamaica
 
1982-83 Contributed articles to ‘Arts Jamaica’ Magazine-’Studio Talk
 
1979-82 Treasurer, Jamaica Artist & Craftsmen Guild
 
1976-79 Secretary, Jamaica Artist & Craftsmen Guild [This post involved arranging shows at the Mutual Life Gallery]
 
1978-80 Illustrated three Children’s reading books for Heinemann’s
 
Educational Books, Primary Language Arts series.
 

EDUCATION
 

1977-78 Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts, Kingston, Jamaica
 
-Post-Graduate Studies in painting
 
1969-70 Goldsmiths College, University of London
 
-Art Teachers Certificate.
 
1964-66 Central School of Art, London - Post-Diploma Studies
 
-[mural-painting, stained-glass & enamel-painting]
 
1962-64 Birmingham College of Art, England
 
-N.D.D.[painting special]
 
1959-62 Stourbridge College of Art, England
 
-Intermediate Examination in Art & Craft.
 

2014
 




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