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Born 1949, Georgetown, Guyana
Lives and works in Kingston, New York

Awards and Residencies
2012 Friends of Historic Kingston, Annual Preservation Award for 241 Catherine Street, Kingston, New York
2010 Gottlieb Foundation Individual Artist Support Grant, New York City
2005 Lorenzo il Magnifico Award, International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
2005 The American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist/ Scholar Program, Rome, Italy
2004 Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Grant Award, New York City
2003 Lorenzo il Magnifico Award, International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
1980 Artist in Residence (1978-1980), Institute for Art and Urban Resources (P.S.1), Queens, New York
1978 Canada Council Project Award, Montreal, Canada
1976 Canada Council Project Award, Montreal, Canada
1974 Canada Council Project Award, Montreal, Canada
1973 Canada Council Short Term Grant, Montreal, Canada
1972 Scholarship and Studio (1970-1972), Saidye Bronfman Center
for the Arts, Montreal, Canada
1970 Republican Art Celebration Award, Georgetown, Guyana
1968 Burnham Award (Prime Minister Award), "The Picture of the Year," Georgetown, Guyana
1968 “Human Rights Year" Painting Award, Georgetown, Guyana
1965 Newcomers Award, Georgetown, Guyana
1959 Junior Graphics Competition, Georgetown, Guyana

Solo Exhibitions
‚Äč2020 Second Nature, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2018 Andrew Lyght: Painting Structures, Skoto Gallery, New York City
2016 Full Circle, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
2010 Sails (Environmental Set Design for Dance Company Stefanie Batten Bland’s Terra Firma), Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York City
2006 StarArte Gallery, Florence, Italy
2005 Lyghtforms: Andrew Lyght, Museo Diocesano d’Arte Sacra Sant’ Apollonia, Venice, Italy
2000 Lyghtforms/Lyghtfixtures (started in 1991), Unfinished: The Process, 
Brooklyn, New York
1984 Andrew Lyght: 3-D Paintings, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, 
Roslyn, New York
1983 Painting Structure, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts
1982 Mid-Hudson Arts and Science Center, Poughkeepsie, New York
1981 St. Peter's Church, Citicorp Center, New York City
1990 Lyghtforms/Painting Structures (started in 1980), Unfinished: The Process, Brooklyn, New York
1976 Painting Structures, Vehicule Art Inc., Montreal, Canada
1977 Painting Structures, Unfinished: The Process, Montreal, Canada
1974 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada

Group Exhibitions
2020 BUILT© (curated by Alan Goolman, Lockwood Gallery,
Kingston, New York

2019 In Pursuit of Color (curated by Alan Goolman), Lockwood Gallery, 
Kingston, New York
2019 The Grand Opening: A Group Show (curated by Aaron Lockhart, Chelsea Culpepper and Daniel Cardenas), Ferrovia Studios,
Kingston, New York
2019 Summer Group Show, Skoto Gallery, New York City
2017 Liminal Space (curated by Grace Aneiza Ali), Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York City
2017 A Fast Moving Sky, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2013 Timehri Transitions: Expanding Concepts in Guyana Art, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, Kenkeleba House, New York City
2011 Visionaries: 2011, Museum of Art and Design, New York City
2011 Contemporary Expressions: Art from the Guyana Diaspora, FiveMyles, 
Brooklyn, New York
2010 The Global Africa Project (curated by Lowery Sims), Museum of Art and Design, New York City
2005 V International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
2005 The Fabric of Life: Celebrating 39 years of Guyana’s Independence, The Patio, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
2005 Artists of the Americas, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.
2004 Time and Materials, Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C.
2004 Armored, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, New York
2004 First Annual Contemporary Drawing Show, Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C.
2003 IV International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
2003 Known and New in Contemporary Art, Irvine Contemporary Art,
Washington, D.C.
1999 Mastering the Millennium, Art of the Americas: Space, Time, Velocity, Art Museum of the Americas and The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
1992 Kontakt Machine/From Organization to Organism, Heilbronn, Germany
1984 Exceptions II, Pratt Manhattan Center and Pratt Brooklyn Center, New York City and Brooklyn, New York
1981 Exchanges III, Abrons Art Center at Henry Street Settlement, New York City
1980 Open Studio, MoMA P.S.1, Queens, New York
1979 M. Knoedler and Company, New York City
1978 Open Studio, MoMA P.S.1, Queens, New York
1978 Works by Guyanese Artists, Guyana Mission to the United Nations, 
New York City
1977 Living (Space) Paintings, A Performance, Cubiculo Theater, New York City
1977 World Festival of Black Artists (FESTAC), Lagos, Nigeria
1973 Line Drawings, Vehicule Art, Montreal, Canada
1972 CARIESTA (First Caribbean Festival of Creative Art), Georgetown, Guyana
1971 XI São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo, Brazil
1968 Head of State Exhibition, Georgetown, Guyana
1967 Expo '67, Guyana-Barbados Pavilion, Montreal, Canada
1968 11th Annual Exhibition, National History and Arts Council, Georgetown, Guyana
1967 10th Annual Exhibition, National History and Arts Council, Georgetown, Guyana
1966 9th Annual Exhibition, National History and Arts Council, Georgetown, Guyana
1965 8th Annual Exhibition, National History and Arts Council, Georgetown, Guyana
1965 National Exhibition, Guyana Museum, Georgetown, Guyana
1964 National Exhibition, Guyana Museum, Georgetown, Guyana

Public Installations
2014 Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal, Atlanta, Georgia

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