Residents / British Council Transatlantic Resident 2017

A new UK | Caribbean artist residency programme focusing on transatlantic exchanges between the UK, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. The scheme offers new residency opportunities to visual artists, art critics and curators who are living and working anywhere in the UK and the Caribbean. The residency is supported by British Council, its UK partners: Delfina Foundation, Gasworks, Autograph ABP and Hospitalfield; and Caribbean partners: NLS Kingston in Jamaica and Alice Yard in Trinidad. This pilot residency is designed to accommodate two three-month residency placements in Jamaica and Trinidad and two two-month residency placements in the UK, one happening at Hospitalfield.

  • Camille Chedda

    British Council Transatlantic Resident 2017

    Camille Chedda was born in Manchester, Jamaica. She graduated from the Edna Manley College with an Honours Diploma in Painting, and received an MFA in Painting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her works have been featured in major exhibitions at the National Gallery of Jamaica including the Jamaica Biennial 2014 and New Roots (2013). She has also exhibited internationally in Boston, New York, Germany and China. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Albert Huie Award, the Reed Foundation Scholarship and the inaugural Dawn Scott Memorial Award for an outstanding contribution to the Jamaica Biennial 2014. Chedda currently lectures in Painting at the Edna Manley College and Life Drawing at Utech.