Autin Dean Wright was born and raised on the Caribbean island of Jamaica. A graduate of the Edna Manley School of Visual Art in Kingston, he was honored with a Certificate of Merit as well as a gold, a silver, and two bronze medals at Jamaica’s Annual Festival of Fine Arts Exhibition. His work was included in the National Fine Arts Exhibition in Jamaica and he was the recipient of the Simon Bolivar Sculpture Competition Award hosted by the Venuzeula Embassy in Jamaica.
Wright moved to the United States in 1987. After graduating from the Connecticut Institute of Art in Greenwich, he became the Technical Supervisor for Paint and Patina at the Johnson Atelier Institute of Sculpture in Mercerville, NJ. Wright currently resides in Trenton, NJ.