Michael Brudent

Artist

Michael Brudent was born in Port-au-Prince on July 18, 1947. At a very early age, he embarked on his calling into decorative art and attended “L’Ecole des beaux Arts”. In 1968, Brudent was discovered by Dorcely who taught the basis of design and acrylics.  Brudent’s artistic curiosity drove him very early on into the halls…

My name is Maybeline Dugue-Despagne. I was born in Washington DC and raised in Okap (Cap-Haitien). I moved back to the USA at 16 and I have been living in Florida ever since. I’ve always been passionate about photography, crafts and drawing. My art is a reflection of my childhood, a time in my life…

Marty Stone is an artist, a botanist and a Varalonogist. He was born in France and raised by a Haitian, American and French family. He now resides in Maryland just a few miles from Washington DC. Most of his work is directly inspired by nature, landscapes, and the human condition. If you ask him if…

Marie Genevieve Morin Born in Montreal, Quebec – a city where she still resides – M was the youngest child in a family of five adopted children and the only person of colour in a Caucasian family. This hybrid of cultural influences marked her childhood, leaving the young M with a sensation of “not truly…

Marie E. Saint-Cyr migrated to the United States from Haiti at the age of eight. She currently works as an Arts Administrator and Educator in Wyandanch, New York. Her art contrasts the charm and vibrancy of Caribbean pastorals with the urgency and layered energy of urban landscapes. Marie studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology…

Laurenee Gauvin Fox

Artist

Visual artist Kervin Andre proudly instills his Haitian heritage into every brushstroke. Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Kervin nurtured his talent amidst the beauty and splendor of the first black republic in the Americas. Kervin is the father of two beautiful daughters, whose love motivates him daily. He is committed to leaving a great legacy…

Katiana J. Smith is a painter based in Palm Beach County. Using bold colors, Smith paints the African Diaspora, more specifically, people of Haitian descent. As a first-generation Haitian-American, Smith’s primary focus is to document the stoic, misrepresented, and underappreciated people of Haiti. Her artwork focusses on facial expressions and the stories that people tell…

Johanne Benoît is a Haitian-American artist whose work highlights the values of family kinship, strength in unity, and respect for the wisdom of elders she holds dear.  Benoît’s bold use of line, color and pattern depict scenes ripe with emotional intensity and explore dynamic family interactions and themes of sisterhood through a cultural lens which…

Born in Limbe, Haiti, Francois started painting at the age of seven. He was inspired by his uncle Pierre and guided by Marcel St. Vil, the Obin’s and the Wah brothers. Later on, Francois completed his Medical career with a specialization in Ophthalmology at the University of Sevilla in Cadiz, Spain. After more than 50…