Knowles, Kachelle

Kachelle Knowles (born 1990, Nassau, The Bahamas) is a contemporary artist who explores the ideas of gender identity, cultural preservation/ production, and social relations within the black community. She received her bachelor’s degree in illustration at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada.

In 2011 Knowles was awarded the POPOPstudios ICVA Junior Residency Prize. Since she has participated in numerous exhibitions in the Bahamas, and has shown with galleries such as the Central Bank of The Bahamas and The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. in 2013, Knowles exhibited in the 40-Year Bahamian Independence show held by the Bahamian Embassy in Beijing, China. She has also exhibited in the IMAGO MUNDI (Luciana Benetton Collection) show held in both Venice, Italy, and Lincang, China in 2014. Her solo show, 'Bahamian Man Since Time' was shown at the National Gallery of the Bahamas in 2019.

She is currently working as a practicing artist in Nassau, The Bahamas.