A partial list of Bahamian or Bahamas-related Artists of interest to us, mostly, but not all, working prior to 1960:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Henry Curtis Ahl (1905-1996), American painter, dates active in The Bahamas uncertain (Bio here)
Orazio Amato (1884-1952), Italian painter and politician known to have worked in The Bahamas
Frederick S. Armbrister (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1905-1929
Richard Avedon (1923-2004), American photographer, executed 'Lauren Hutton, Great Exuma, The Bahamas, October' in 1968

Albert Ernest Backus a.k.a. Beanie Backus (1906-1990), American artist who worked in The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and had a second home in Jamaica
Frank Beatty (1889-1984), Canadian
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), American, active in Nassau, The Bahamas late 19th Century
Carl W. Brandien (1886-1965), American (born of Danish parents), active in The Bahamas
Phil Brinkman (1916-2000), American, active in The Bahamas in the early part of 1960
Clinton Brown (a.k.a. Michael Clinton) (d.1954), American, in Bermuda 1937, 1939, 1947, 1949 (Bio here)
Armin Buchterkirch (1859–1919?), American, active in The Bahamas (Bio here)
Orville Bulman (1904-1978), American, in The Bahamas in the 1950's
Jackson Logan Burnside III (1949-2011), Bahamian (born and raised on New Providence)
Manley Butler (19th - 20th century), American
James Buttersworth (1817-1894), British

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Robert Chase (b. 1919), American, active in The Bahamas in the 1940's
George Henry Clements (1854-1935), American
Rupert Conrad (1904-1979), American, active in The Bahamas in the 1950's
Jacob Frank Coonley (1832-1915), American, photographer in The Bahamas Ca. 1870
Sir Noel Peirce Coward (1899–1973), English, known to have visited The Bahamas (Bio here)

 

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Charles Ebert (1873-1959), American, in The Bahamas in the 1920's
George Pearse Ennis (1884–1936), American
Stephen Morgan Etnier (1903–1984), American, traveled to Haiti and The Bahamas circa 1935, 1968 (Bio here)

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Amos Ferguson (1920 – 2009), Bahamian (born in Exuma)
Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006), born of Scottish parents in Nassau, The Bahamas

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Charles Paul Gruppé (1860-1940), Canadian (Family bio here)
Emile A. Gruppé (1896-1978), American, active in The Bahamas (Bio here)
Robert Charles Gruppé (b. 1944), American (Family bio here)

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Johanna Knowles Woodwell Hailman (1871-1958), American, active in The Bahamas in 1906
David Hamilton (b. 1933), Londoner, photographed in The Bahamas ca. 1978
Hildegarde Hamilton (1898-1970), American, active in The Bahamas circa 1952
Pop Hart (1868-1933), American, in The Bahamas in the early 1900's
Stephen Haweis (1878-1969), American
William Henry (20th Century), American, in The Bahamas in the 1930's
Harry Leslie Hoffman (1871/1874-1964), American, in The Bahamas circa 1916
Winslow Homer (1836–1910), American, active in The Bahamas circa 1885

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William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), American, photogrpaher in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920
Joseph Jicha (1901-1960), American, in The Bahamas in 1928

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David Klein (1918-2005), American, actively conceived artwork for Bahamas and Bermuda travel posters, 1965-1975 (Bio here)

Morris Lightbourn (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920
Alton Lowe (1884-1936), Bahamian
Cal Luce (1888-1963), in The Bahamas in the 1950's

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Macfarlane Gregory Anthony (Tony, a.k.a. "The Obeah Man") Mackey/McKay (1942-1997), Bahamian visual artist, also recorded music under the name "Exuma"
Richard Brent Malone, MBE (1941-2004), Bahamian (born in Nassau)
Darrell McClure (1903-1987), American, active in The Bahamas in the 1920's

Florence Helena McGillivray (1864-1938), A prolific sketcher and painter, McGillivray, in addition to the Bahamas, traveled widely including to Bermuda, Jamaica, and Trinidad
Joe Monks (dates and nationality unknown)


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Tony O'Malley H.R.H.A. (1913-2003), Irish, frequent visits to The Bahamas where he stayed every winter from 1974 to the  late 1980s


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Norman Parkinson, CBE (1913-1990), English portrait and fashion photographer who lived in Tobago from 1963, and known to have worked in The Bahamas
Joseph E. Pinder (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920
Ogden Pleissner (1905-1983), American, in The Bahamas in the 1930's (Bio here)
D. Pullinger (a.k.a. D. Cavil, mid-century), English, active in The Bahamas

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Elmer Joseph Read (b. 1862, death date unknown), American, active in The Bahamas, Cuba, etc. in the early 1900's (Bio here)

James Osborne "Doc" Sands (1885-1978), Bahamian (from Rock Sound, Eleuthera), photographer
W.R. Saunders (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920

Henry Ernest Schnackenberg (1892-1970), American                                                             Prosper L. Senat (1852-1925), American, in The Bahamas in 1907
James Sessions (1882-1962), American, in The Bahamas in the 1930's
Jeanloup Sieff (1933-2000), French photographer known to have worked in The Bahamas in 1981
Frank Small (1860-1915), American
Fredric (Frederic) "King" Soldwedel (1886-1957), American, worked in Nassau, The Bahamas
Helena Sturtevant (1872-1946), American, worked in Nassau, The Bahamas (Bio here)

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Anthony Thieme (1888-1954), American, worked in The Bahamas (Bio here)
Reverend Mervin Thompson (dates and nationality unknown)
Arthur Tress (b. 1940), American photographer known to have worked in The Bahamas in 1975
Gaspard Le Marchant Tupper (1826-1906), British, active in The Bahamas Ca. 1850's-1860's

Ross Sterling Turner (1847 - 1915), American, active in The Bahamas and other parts of the Caribbean (Bio here)

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Mark Von Arenburg (dates unknown), nationality unverified

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Julian Alden Weir  (1852-1919), American, active in Nassau, The Bahamas 1913

Robert Cummings Wiseman  (born 1891)  was active/lived in New York, Ohio.  He is known for landscape paintings, etching, architecture.
John Whorf (1903–1959), American
Hartwell Leon Woodcock (1853-1929), American, active in Nassau and other parts of the Caribbean

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Stephen Scott Young (b. 1957-), American, active in The Bahamas

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