Celebrated Jamaican fine artist Albert Huie, known for such seminal works as Crop Time, is dead. Huie recently passed away at his home in
Prime Minister Bruce Golding has described Huie as a cultural icon who has made an immense contribution to the development of Jamaican art. In a statement from
“His love and study of nature enabled him to capture the beauty of
The Prime Minister has also extended condolences to Mr. Huie’s widow, Phyllis, daughters Evelyn, Alicia and Christine and other members of his family. Huie, dubbed a master painter, was also nicknamed The Father of Jamaican Painting.
For more on the life and work of the late Albert Huie, visit Huiestudios.com