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My artwork takes a critical view of personal, spiritual, social, political, environmental and cultural issues… Everything that I see, feel, imagine and experience influences my work… especially occurrences that threatens humanity
Born in 1984, Keomi Serrette was raised and still lives in Morvant, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. She is a Visual Artist and Exhibition Curator.
Ms. Serrette began her studies in Art at St. Dominic’s Convent School, Malick Barataria (now defunct). In 2003, at the Convent’s valedictory function, she was nominated for the Principal’s prize for Visual Arts. After high school graduation, her studies continued at the University of the West Indies School of Continuing Studies Sixth Form School (presently U.W.I. Open Campus) where, in 2007 she was awarded as the Most Outstanding Visual Art Student. In 2008, Serrette enrolled in the Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts Programme at the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus. Simultaneously, she began her professional journey as a Collections Management Intern, and has progressed to functioning as a Visual Arts Exhibition Curator and Research Specialist at the National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago, formerly the Royal Victoria Institute, where she is stilled employed.
As an apprentice of Master Artist Dr. LeRoy Clarke for over fifteen (15) years, Ms. Serrette was honoured by Dr. Clarke when he included two pieces of her work along with his at his Magnum Opus Exhibition titled “Eye Hayti…Cries…Everywhere…” 2015 at the National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago.