b. 1947, United Kingdom
Winston Branch (b.1947, Castries, St. Lucia) lives and works between London, UK and California, US. Branch studied art at The Slade School of Fine Art, UK and at The British School at Rome, Italy. He has held positions as professor of art at the University of California (Berkeley, CA) and Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) and taught at The Slade School of Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, Kingston School of Art and Goldsmiths, University of London.
Selected solo exhibitions include Winston Branch: A Gift of Life, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkekey, CA (2011) and Townsend Center for the Humanities, University of California at Berkeley (2001). Selected group exhibitions include 4th Bienal de Pintura del Caribe y Centroamerica, Muséo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (2003); Being There: 45 Oakland Artists, Museum of California, Oakland (2002); 1st Bienal Argentina de Grafica Latino americana, Muséo Nacional del Grabado, Argentina (2000); and Transforming the Crown: African, Asian and Caribbean Artists in Britain, 1966-1996 Studio Museum of Harlem, New York (1997). Branch’s work can be found in the collections of the Tate Britain, London; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The British Museum, London; and The Brooklyn Museum, New York amongst others.