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David Wayne Boxer

David Wayne Boxer, museum director, artist. Recipient Centenary medal Institute Jamaica, 1978.

Background

  • Boxer, David Wayne was born on March 17, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Dudley Dussard and Gloria Ingle (Forbes) Pinto Boxer.

  • Education

    • AB, Cornell University, 1969. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1975.

    Career

    • Film director Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, Kingston, 1970-1971. Assistant professor George Mason University, Fairfax, University, 1974-1975. Director, curator National Gallery Jamaica, Kingston, since 1975.

      Council member Institute Jamaica, Kingston, since 1981. Board directors Jamaica School Art, Kingston, since 1981.

    Works

    • Author: Jamaican Art 1922-1982, 1983. One man shows include Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, Museum of Modern Art of Latin American, Washington, New York City, Los Angeles. Exhibited in group shows National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Commonwealth Institute, London, Wadsworth Athaneum, Hartford, Connecticut, Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Museum of Afro-American Artists, Boston, National Museum of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Bass Museum, Miami.

      Film director documentaries for Jamaican television.

    Politics

    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • father: Dudley Dussard Boxer
    • mother: Gloria Ingle (Forbes) Pinto Boxer
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    Born March 17, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Cornell University
    • 1973
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1975
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1970 - 1971
      Film director, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1974 - 1975
      assistant, professor George Mason University
      Fairfax, Virginia, United States
    • 1975
      director
      Kingston, Jamaica

    Award