Barrington Watson is Jamaica's master painter. Striking combinations of form and colour that radiate with energy. Whatever his subject, be it landscape or the human form, he executes his work with great skill. The recipient of several awards from many countries, he is recognised for his mastery of technique, depth of feeling and originality of vision. He is the author of Shades of Grey, a collection of autobiographical stories illustrated with his own paintings. The "Pan-Africans" portfolio, comprising forty four paintings, took him four years to complete.