RIP Albert Huie

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Albert Huie, brilliant and masterful Jamaican Painter, passed on Sunday January 31, 2010, at 89 years old. He passed in Baltimore, Maryland, where he resided. Huie is considered to be the father of Jamaican painting and in 2001 a book on his life and work was published. The title of the book is Albert Huie: Father of Jamaican Painting. It was written by Edward Lucie-Smith. Huie had the distinct pleasure of exhibiting his magical works of art in Jamaica, Canada, and the United States of America. He won many awards and was the recipient of two of Jamaica’s prestigious honors, Order of Distinction (OD) in 1983, and Commander of the Order of Distinction (COD) in 1992.