Stanley Joseph Greaves

Occupation: Artist, Educator
Born: Georgetown, Demerara, Guyana, November 23, 1934

Education:
MFA, Howard University (1980)
Diploma in Art Education, Newcastle University, England (1968)
BA in Fine Art, Newcastle University, with Honors, England (1967)

Career:
Head, Division of Creative Arts, University of Guyana (1975-1987)
Art Teacher, Secondary School, Queen’s College, Georgetown, Guyana (1971-1975)
Art Teacher, Berbice High School, New Amsterdam, Guyana (1968-1971)
Art Teacher, Secondary School, St. Stanislaus College, Georgetown, Guyana (1957-1962)
Teacher, Sacred Heart Primary, Georgetown, Guyana (1952-1957)

Career Related:
Instructor, The Barbados Community College (1990-2007); Assistant Chief Examiner, Arts and Crafts, Caribbean Examinations Council, Barbados (1977-1992); Tutor, The Barbados Community College

Civic:
Board of Trustees, National Art Collection, Guyana (1993); Past Member, Great Oak Youth Development Center, Fayetteville, NC

Creative Works:
Exhibitor, Caribbean Culture Centre, NY (2017); Exhibitor, OAS Gallery Washington, D.C. (2016); Exhibitor, OAS Gallery Washington, D.C. (2015); Author, “Haiku” (2015); Exhibitor, Fayetteville Arts Council (2014); Exhibitor, University of North Carolina (2013); Exhibitor, Lisa’ Gallery, Fayetteville, North Carolina (2012); Exhibitor, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina (2012); Exhibitor, Maruka Gallery, Washington, D.C. (2011); Exhibitor, Claflin University; South Carolina (2011); Exhibitor, Fayetteville Museum of Art, North Carolina (2010); Author, “The Poems Man” (2008); Solo Exhibitor, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados (2007); Solo Exhibitor, Creative Arts Center, Martinique (2007); Exhibitor, Paris (2006); Exhibitor, Brussels (2006); Exhibitor, Montreal (2006); Exhibitor, Ottawa (2006); Solo Exhibitor, Zemicon Gallery, Barbados (2006); Solo Exhibitor, National Gallery, Guyana (2005); Exhibitor, Cariforum Travelling Show, Caribbean (2004); Solo Exhibitor, Creative Arts Center, Martinique (2004); Solo Exhibitor, Castellani House, Guyana (2004); Solo Exhibitor, Islington Gallery, London, U.K. (2003); Author, “Horizons” (2002); Solo Exhibitor, Queen’s Park Gallery, Bridgetown, Barbados (2002); Exhibitor, University of Florida (2001); Solo Exhibitor, Trinidad National Gallery (2001); Solo Exhibitor, South London Gallery (1999); Exhibitor, Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador (1998); Exhibitor, Santo Domingo Biennial (1996); Solo Exhibitor, Castellani House, Guyana (1994); Exhibitor, Santo Domingo Biennial (1994); Solo Exhibitor, Queen’s Park Gallery, Bridgetown, Barbados (1993); Exhibitor, Santo Domingo Biennial (1992); Solo Exhibitor, Barbados Museum (1990); Solo Exhibitor, Barbados Museum (1989); Exhibitor, Wilfredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba (1986); Exhibitor, Casa de Las Americas, Havana, Cuba (1977); Solo Exhibitor, Caribbean Festival of Creative Arts, Georgetown, Guyana (1972); Exhibitor, Coltejar Biennial, Colombia (1972); Exhibitor, San Paulo Biennial, Brazil (1971); Exhibitor, Inter-American Development Bank; Represented Artist, Guyana; Represented Artist, Barbados; Co-Author, “Art In The Caribbean”; Represented Artist, Casa de las Americas Havana, Cuba; Represented Artist, Numerous Private Collections

Awards:
Recipient, Godfrey Chin Award, Heritage Journalism (2015); Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Guyana (2014); Distinguished Fellow, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados (2003-2007); Guyana Literature Prize (2002); Gold Medal, Santo Domingo (1994); Gold Medal, Barbados (1991); Gold Medal, Barbados (1990); Fulbright Scholar (1979); Golden Arrow Award, National Awards Committee, Government of Guyana (1975); 1st Prize, Guyana (1970); Bridget Jones Bursary Fellow, Society for Caribbean Studies, U.K.; Recipient, Citation, Guyana Cultural Association of New York

Family:
Son of John Greaves; Priscilla Lydia (White) Greaves
Children: André; Sonya; Fiona; Natasha

Hobbies:
Reading; Music; Guitar; Writing; Woodworking

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2001, 18th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 1999, 16th Edition (pub. 1998)

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