Bok van der, Winston Melvin
(1947, Kalbo, Marrowijne district)
Surinam Academy of Art (SABK) early 1970s
Subsequently active as a graphic artist and designer. Attended many workshops and courses in these fields throughout the Carabbean.
His own fine art focuses on his indigenous origins. Emphatic borders, the rich use of colour and geometric forms betray his background as a graphic designer. He produces oil paintings, watercolours and pen drawings. Former member of the Waka Tjopu Collective.
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