Artist, art educator, curator, art critic, and administrator, Keith Anthony Morrison was born in Jamaica, where he had his childhood education. Jamaica has awarded him the national title, Commander in the Order of Distinction (CD). Morrison studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he received both a BFA (1963), and an MFA (1965). Morrison has exhibited his paintings and prints across the U.S. and abroad, and was selected to represent Jamaica at the 2001 Venice Biennale. His works are included in numerous private and public collections, including those of the Cincinnati Art Museum; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; the Corcoran Gallery of Art; the Smithsonian Museum of American Art; the Museum of Modern Art, Monterrey, Mexico; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the National Gallery of Art, Jamaica. He has had solo exhibitions in galleries in New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington and San Francisco; and in such museums as the de Young Museum, San Francisco; the University of Delaware Museums; and the Alternative Museum, NYC. His work has been included in hundreds of group shows worldwide, including US exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Smithsonian Museum of American Art; the Newark Art Museum; the Bronx Museum; the Wadsworth Athenaeum; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Corcoran Gallery of Art; the High Museum; and the Butler Institute of American Art.