Basil Watson Jamaican, American, b. 1958

For more than 40 years, Basil Watson has been translating lifes most important attributes - positive emotions and attitudes, the spirit of freedom and spontaneity, strength, beauty, energy and vigor - into finely crafted works of art.


Born in Kingston, Jamaica, the son of internationally renowned painter Barrington Watson, it was a natural progression for Watson to study at the Jamaica School of Art. He then went on to establish a successful career as Jamaica's leading sculptor. Having continued the steep climb to international recognition, he has completed major works in China, Guatemala, and in various States within the US. Over his 40 year career, Basil has completed several major commissions for various governments and organizations all over the world.