Guadeloupe supports publishing of A to Z

7.11.2017 For immediate release Trinidad and Tobago illustrated art book imprint, Robert & Christopher Publishers (R&C) is delighted to announce a publishing partnership with Guadeloupe arts organisation, KAERA, towards the publishing and distribution of the forthcoming book, A to Z of Caribbean Art. With over 40 Trinidad and Tobago visual artists represented, A to Z of Caribbean Art – a comprehensive, visual overview of Caribbean art, from the beginning of the 20th century to now – will be Robert & Christopher Publishers’ sixth title. R&a

Meet our Jamaica writers

Work continues apace on the A to Z, and we're happy to introduce our two writers from Jamaica: Monique Barnett-Davidson and Nicole Smythe-Johnson. Barnett-Davidson has worked in various aspects of the visual arts in Jamaica including art education, exhibition programming and development, as well as art museum education and research. She is currently the Assistant Curator in Education at the National Gallery of Jamaica. Smythe-Johnson is a writer and independent curator based in Kingston. She has written for several local and international publications. Most recentl

Meet our writers!

  Our publishing target for A to Z of Caribbean Art is April 2018, and we're marching steadily on towards that goal. We're finalising content and speaking with advisors throughout the Caribbean. Research is in full swing, and we've started to formally engage a number of writers. We’re still confirming A to Z writers across the Caribbean, but we’re happy to be able announce our team from Trinidad and Tobago: Pat Ganase, Geoffrey MacLean, Marsha Pearce, and Judy Raymond. All have had illustrious careers in the arts and a couple are R&

Perks en route!

The team at R&C has been busy over the past couple weeks getting your A to Z perks ready. We've just had an epic perk packing session, and we're now sending out a second round of thank you cards, as well as postcard packs, copies of Pictures from Paradise and See Me Here, buttons, tote bags and sketchbooks. A very special thank you to Alex Kelly for generously donating time and talent towards screen printing the branded A to Z totes and sketchbooks. They're gorgeous! For those backers who ordered any of the perks mentioned here, keep an eye out for them in the

A to Z success with Indiegogo!

Our recently concluded crowdfunding campaign for A to Z of Caribbean Art has been a great success and brought us a great boost as we move forward with work on the book. Thank you so much to everyone who backed our campaign or shared our links or encouraged others to support. We really couldn't have done it without you!

We’re crowdfunding our next book!

The 'A to Z of Caribbean Art' is a 400+ page art book that will offer a comprehensive, visual overview of the development of Caribbean art, from the beginning of the 20th century to now. Featuring more than 200 artists, this richly illustrated book will be a key resource of information on the greatest artists of the region. We're passionate about this project and its potential reach and longevity, and we're looking forward to your support in helping us to bring it to life! Please take a minute to look at our crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, and make a contr

See Me Here reviewed in The CRB

  See Me Here is reviewed by Nicole Smythe-Johnson in the September 2016 issue of The Caribbean Review of Books. "I recommend regarding the volumes in this series as exhibitions, rather than as books. Yes, they function as books: they are portable documents of artwork of a certain type, from a certain region, in a certain time. However, they also make deliberate use of the logic of the art exhibition — the establishment of visual relationships, a focus on placement and space, etc. The series makes an argument — not as a literary text does, but as a v