Akilah Watts

"It is important to me to show a version of my country that hasn't been seen before."

Akilah Watts is a Barbadian Contemporary Artist who works with a number of media and has exhibited locally (Barbados) and Internationally (Miami, San Francisco and Romania) in a number of group exhibitions. Watts hosted her first solo show in March 2019, and has been featured in a few local publication as well as online in exhibitions, auctions, shops, and articles such as Shoutout Miami and COCA Project. Watts is currently working on multiple bodies of work that explore and examine ideas of her island (Barbados) as a paradise and the realities of living in that paradise.

Hometown: Barbados