Che Lovelace (b. 1969, lives and works in Port of Spain, Trinidad) received his training at l’Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts de la Martinique. Central to Lovelace’s work has been his response to the social and cultural environment of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the Caribbean. He is a founder and director of CLAY J’ouvert, a traditional Carnival outfit based in Woodbrook, Port of Spain. In 2003, he co-founded the alternative cinema space Studiofilmclub with fellow artist Peter Doig and is currently a lecturer at the University of the West Indies Creative Arts Campus.