Barbadian born Alfred Weekes has been creating wire figurines since 1979. His work is sold throughout the Caribbean and North America. He first joined with wire artist John Flavius and Anderson Pilgrim in a business partnership before merging with Mr. Pilgrim to form WEEKES' WIRE CRAFT.
He has exhibited alongside the most talented artists and artisans in the Caribbean and has been a perennial prizewinner in the Barbados' National Arts and Crafts Competition.
Mr. Weekes was also a prize winner at the 1993 All Community Arts Group Show in Brooklyn, New York, and was judged BEST IN SHOW at the 1993 Manchester Art Association Show in Manchester, CT.
In November 1993, he was part of a landmark exhibition with John Flavius held at the New York offices of the Barbados Tourism Authority. Since then he has exhibited at 479 Gallery, Soho, NYC, December 1994; and the Barbados Consulate, NYC, as part of "Traditions", September 1995. His sculptures are held in private collections throughout the Caribbean, Europe, and North America.