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Mark Pereira CV


BORN TRINIDAD 1955 TO TRINIDADIAN FATHER AND GRENADIAN MOTHER
1955 - 1963 - SCHOOL IN TRINIDAD
1963 - FAMILY EMIGRATED TO SOUTH AFRICA
1973 - GAINED 7 0-LEVELS IN MATHS, ENGLISH, AFRIKAANS, GEOGRAPHY, SCIENCE, ART, HISTORY
1974 - GAINED 4 A-LEVELS IN MATHS, ENGLISH, GEOGRAPHY, AFRIKAANS
1975 - 1976- TWO YEARS NATIONAL SERVICE IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY. PROMOTED TO ABLE SEAMAN. ACTIVE DUTY OFF ANGOLA  1976.
1977 - 1978- TRAVELLED AND WORKED. HITCH-HIKED THROUGH UK, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, GERMANY, THE NETHERLANDS, LUXEMBOURG, ISRAEL,  GREECE AND ITALY
1978 - RETURNED TO TRINIDAD
1978 - 1980- WORKED AS SUPERVISOR OF SALESMEN  AT ALSTONS  MARKETING
1980 - 1984- OPENED BUSINESS INSTALLING PLANTS/FOLIAGE IN OFFICES AND RESTAlJRANTS INCLUDING N.P. KIRPALANI, BWIA, THE OUTHOUSE RESTAURANT, J.B'S AND RAFTERS
1980 -  1995- STARTED WORK  ON RESEARCH OF  WEST INDIAN MANUSCRIPTS, DOCUMENTS, ART AND HISTORY
1985 - 2004- EXHIBITED ARTISTS LOCALLY AND ABROAD
1985 - 2004- PUBLISHED BOOKS ON LOCAL ARTISTS
1985 - 1990- TRAVELLED RESEARCHING CAZABON, BRUNIAS, POTIER, PORTER, WALTER IN FRANCE, SCOTLAND, ENGLAND, ITALY, SPAIN, USA, DOMINICA, ST LUCIA. TRINIDAD, TOBAGO, ST VINCENT
1985 - 1990- PARTNER AT AQUARELA GALLERIE
1988 - 1990- PARTNER AQUARELA GALLERIES DOMINICA
1990 - 2004- OWNER OF 101 TRAGARETE ROAD ART GALLERY

NOTEWORTHY EXHIBITIONS - TRINIDAD
WOMEN IN THE ARTS 1987 INCLUDING THE FIRST WORKS SHOWN BY AMY LEONG PANG SINCE 1939
CARLISLE CHANG - WE ENCOURAGED HIM TO START PAINTING AFTER 30 YEARS AND HELD HIS FIRST SHOW OF WORKS FOR SALE IN 30 YEARS (1998)
PRECIOUS PAINTINGS I, II, III, IV, AND V - COLLECTIONS OF WORKS MAINLY BY DECEASED ARTISTS FROM GREENIDGE, LEONG PANG, CAZABON, BRUNIAS, ATTECK, CODALLO, RAMBISSOON, HING WAN, STOLLMEYER, VAUCROSSON, CHU FOON, AND CHU FOON - HENRY

ARTISTS EXHIBITED  1985-2004
ANTIQUE MAPS, PRINTS, BOOKS, MANUSCRI PTS AND PAINTINGS, JANE DOWNER, CARLISLE CHANG, PAT BISHOP, GLEN ROOPCHAND, VALERI E RRATHWAITE, EMBAH, LEROY CLARKE, KEN CRICHLOW, LISA O'CONNOR, KAREN SYLVESTER, PETER SHIEPPARD, HUGH STOLLMEYER, ALF CODALLO, EDWIN HING WAN, SONNYLAL RAMBISSOON, ISAIAH JAMES BOODHOO, CHERYL JORGENSCN, SHASTRI MAHARAJ, DALTON  WILLIAMS, SARAH BECKETT, MICHAEL PHILLIPS, MARTIN SUPERVILLE, RACHEL SUPERVILLE, RONALD AGUILAR, TREVOR BYRON, GLORIA HOLDER, SALLY DAVIES, BARBARA JARDINE, RACHEL ROSS, SHALINI, BOSCOE HOLDER, GEOFFREY HOLDER, HENRI SALVATORI, NINA SQUIRES, SYBIL ATTECK, AMY LEONG PANG, TONY LEWIS, DAVID KNOTT, KNOLLY GREENIDGE, MARCELIO, DAVID BASCOMBE, DAVID MOORE, HOLLY GAYADEEN, LISA CHU FOON, PAT CHU FOON, JACKIE HINKSON, SUNDIATA, SINGH BROTHERS, CAZABON, BRUNIAS, MINSHALL, POTIER, PORTER, NEWEL LEWIS, CADY, M P ALLADIN, AJOUPA POTTERY, BUNTY O'CONNOR, DAVID BANKS, HARRY BRYDEN, RALPlH BANEY, VERA BANEY, LEO BASSO, ALEXIS BALLIE, JANICE BAIN, EDWARD BOWEN, CHRIS COZIER, IRENE SHAW, ANNA SERRAO, KEN CALLENDER, OSWALD GLEAN CHASE, WILLI CHEN, ANTHONY CUMMINS, JENNY HILTON CLARKE, NAN DALZIEL, FERGUS GRIFFIN, JONES GILBERT, LEO GLASGOW, MARY HAHN, STUART HAHN, CARLISLE HARRIS, NORRIS ITON, SAMUEL ISHAK, DOMINIC ISAAC, ANDY JACOB, ANTHONY LERA, DERMOT LOUISON, KEN MORRIS, ARTHUR MAGI, NEAL MASSY, IAN MILNE, DOMINIC MACLEAN, LUISE KIMME, ASHRAPH, LARRY MOSCA, WENDY NANAN, GAVIN PIERRE, TREVOR ROSTANT, ROBERT REID, KEITH SWANSTON, MICHAEL GITTENS, RON SMITH, PETER SHIM, GABBY TOMMY, THEODORA WALTER , MARGUERITE WYKE.

FOREIGN EXHIBITION HOSTED
CARIBBEAN  ART NOW  1988
M J CAZABON  1987
CERAMICS FROM VENEZUELA 1988
CERAMICS FROM VENEZUELA  1989
CORNELIS ZITMAN  1988
JAMAICAN  ARTISTS  - CURATED SHOW    1994
HAITI - GROUP SHOWS  1992, 1994, 1996
EARL ETIENNE - DOMINICA  1987, 1988, 1990
ARNOLD TOULON - DOMINICA 1988
GROUP SHOW - DOMINICA 1990
CRAFTS FROM PERU 2001

EXHIBITIONS CURATED FOR INTERNATIONAL SHOWS
M J CAZABON  - LONDON  1987
GROUP SHOW - BONN   1988
GROUP SHOW - MARTINIQUE  1988
HINKSON  - DOMINICA   1990
LEWIS - DOMINICA  I 990

ASSOCIATED EXHIBITIONS
GRENADA  ART - ART CREATORS 1989
PRIMITIVE ART - TRINIDAD - ART CREATORS 1989
WITH PETER QUANG - GALLERY  1,2,3,4
KEN MORRIS KISKADEE -  1999
BOODH00 - KISKADEE 1999
BIG - KISKADEE 2000
LOUISON - MARAVAL COLLECTION KIRBY GALLERY - BARBADOS 2002

COMMEMORATIVE EXHIBITIONS IN TRINIDAD OFF SITE
25TH ANNIVERSARY TRINIDAD HILTON HOTEL 1987

OFF  SITE  EXHIBITIONS  -  TRINIDAD
CARLISLE CHANG -TAS - 2001
KAREN  SYLVESTER - TAS - 2001
LUISE KIMME - NATIONAL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 2003

AWARDS
1986 FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR AWARD FOR ''VIEWS OF TRINIDAD. 1851, M J CAZABON"

BENEFIT SHOWS
KAREN CORNEILLAC - 2001
LISA CHU FOON - 1995, 1996
KATHY WALKER- 2002
LISA O'CONNOR - 2002
GALLERY 1,2,3,4 - 2004
SCHOLARSHIP CCA 7- 2003
CANCER SOCIETY -2004
FAMILY PLANNING - 2001
CHRISTMAS CARDS - UNESCO

GRANTS
GERMAN EMBASSY GRANT TO RESEARCH AGOSTINO BRUNIAS (ROME 1830 - DOMINICA 1896) 1987-88
UNESCO AS ABOVE 1988 - 1990

PUBLICATIONS
VIEWS OF TRINIDAD, 1851  M J CAZABON 1985
CAZABON BIOGRAPHY 1987
STOLLMEYER'S CASTLE, JOHN NEWEL LEWIS 1988
A CHILD OF THE TROPICS - YSEULT BRIDGES 1988
VIEWS OF DOMINICA - PORTER 1989
THE CAZABON PORTFOLIO - SET OF PRINTS 1987
GALT PORTFOLIO - SET OF PRINT 1987
OTWAY  PORTFOLIO - SET OF PRINTS   1988
ALBUM OF TRINIDAD - 1857  M J CAZABON 2002
CATALOGUE DOCUMENTS TO EXHIBITIONS: CAZABON   1985, 87, 96, CHU FOON 1987,
HENRY 1987, BECKETT 2000 - 2002, SHEPPARD 2001, 2002, SYLVESTER 2001, 2002, HARRIS
2001, 2002, MAHARAJ 2003, O'CONNOR 2000, 2002, AJOUPA 2001, CLARKE 2004, DE VERTEUIL
2001, 2003,  PHLLIPS 2003, HOLDER 2003, BRYDEN 2003

DOCUMENT OF L T POTIER (18th CENTURY) 1993
DOCUMENT OF BRUNIAS (18th CENTURY) 1993

COPY PUBLISHED IN
SOTHEBY'S CATALOGUES 1987-2003
CHRISTIE'S CATALOGUES 1987-2003
LIAT MAGAZINE 1989
BWIA  MAGAZINE  1989
ART MAGAZINE IN ITALY  1988
TRINIDAD GUARDIAN  1985 -2004
TRINIDAD EXPRESS 1984-2004
NEWS DAY 1996-2004
TT REVIEW 1985 - 1990
CATHOLIC NEWS 1985 - 2001

INTERVIEWS
LONDON TlMES 1990
GLASGOW HERALD 1990
TRINIDAD GUARDIAN 1985 - 2004
TRINIDAD EXPRESS  1985 - 2004
NEWSDAY 1996 - 2004
TT REVIEW 1985 - 1990
TV6 1990 - 2000
TTT 1985 - 1995
NUMEROUS STUDENTS 1985 - 2004

RESEARCH
RESEARCH COMPLETED AND PUBLISHED ON CAZABON 1985 - 2004, BRUNIAS 1987 - 2004, POTTIER 1996, PORTER 1987, CADY l988, BOSCOE HOLDER 1987 - 1990, GEOFFREY HOLDER 1998 - 2004, JOHN NEWEL LEWIS 1986-1991
AND CONTINUING: HUGH STOLLMEYER, CARLISLE CHANG, AMY LEONG PANG.

CONSULTANT TO PRIVATE COLLECTIONS   (Valuations, maintenance, sales and purchases)
FURNESS SMITH, DALY, DULAL WHTEWAY, DE LIMA, FERNANDES, DE MEILLAC, PHILLIPS, HOYTE, PEREIRA, ROBINSON, QUEI TUNG, LEE LOY, BAIN, LOK JACK, SABGA, CAMBRIDGE, SALLOUM, ABOUD, MILLAR, STOLLMEYER, AZAR, HAMEL SMITH, MAHABIR

CONSULTANT TO CORPORATE  COLLECTIONS,  INSTITUTIONS,  OTHER  GALLERI ES (Valuations, maintenance, sales and purchases)
GUARDIAN LIFE, CHARLES CANDY, ASSOCIATED BRANDS, EMILE ELIAS AND CO., REPUBLIC BANK, ROYAL BANK, FCB, NCB WORKERS BANK, NEAL AND MASSY, ANGOSTURA, SAGICOR, AMPLE, CLICO, BRITISH GAS, AMOCO/BP, BERMUDEZ, BAIN LAND DCV., GILLETTE GROUP, NATIONAL MUSEUM, CENTRAL BANK, DESIGN STUDIOS, COMPLETE INTERIORS,  BEAVER CONSTRUCTION, DESIGN COLLABORATIVE, FERNANDEZ INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, TRINIDAD COUNTRY CLUB, PARAMOUNT TRANSPORT, CW INTERIORS, SOLOMON YUFEE, NEMWIL, TRINIDAD HILTON, TOBAGO HILTON, CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, TRADE WINDS HOTEL, COBLENTZ INN, THE OFFICE OF THEF PRIME MINISTER, THIE OFFICF OF THE PRESIDENT, CMB, PFIZER, LAUGHLIN AND DE GANNES, THE BOSS, SCRIP J., THE BEACON INSURANCE, KAPOK HOTEL, AGOSTINIS, FITZWILLIAM STONE, HORIZONS, ART CREATORS, GALLERY 1 2 3 4, GEOFFREY MACLEAN, PETER QUANG, JASMIN SABGA, ASHRAPH, EDC, GIDK, CARIBBEAN CHEMICALS, SOTHEBY'S UK, CHRISTlE'S UK, PHlLLIPS UK AND SCOTLAND.

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