B I O G R A P H Y
Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1953 .
Attended "Institution Ste. Rose de Lima", an all girls Catholic Institution. After finishing her academic studies, she works for a summer with the Painter Nehemy Jean. In 1972 She receives a Scholarship to attends "La Universidad de Madrid" in Spain where she follows courses in Studies of "Filosofia y letras " and also attends a course at the "Bellas Artes de San Fernando". Later, she attends the Queens College in N Y, and The Taylor Business Institute, also in NY.
After her return in Haiti in the late 70's, She works and Paints in her spare time. In 1984 due to her health, she stops working and immerses herself in painting. She is mostly a self-taught artist with a passion for color, light, with the ultimate goal of making herself and others feel peace and serenity and joy. She and her family live in haiti for 10 years and later move to the United States where she still resides.
Her first Work is exhibited in 1973 along with "Les Femmes peintres Haitiennes" at the "Centre d'Art".
Her first Gallery exhibit was in 1985 at the "Festival Art Galerie" in Haiti. Since then, her work has been exhibited in several private venues and Galleries Shows in Haiti, The Unites States, and France. Her works hangs in several Art collectors homes.
- 2012 Festival Arts Galerie, Petion-Ville, Haiti
2010 Group Show, Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami Florida
2010 Group Show, Arteamericas 2010 Expo, Miami convention center, Miami, Florida
2009 Solo, Festival Arts Galerie,, Petion-Ville, Haiti
2007 Solo, Festival Arts Galerie, Petion-Ville, Haiti
2004 Group Show Hinovation Art Galerie, McAllen, TX
Group Show, The McAllen Chamber of Commerce Art Show, McAllen, TX
"Dias Festivas" McAllen Civic Center, McAllen, TX
2003 Carrie Art Collection, Artist of the month (Internet Exhibit www.carrieartcollection.com)
2001 Carrie Art Collection, Artist of the month (Internet Exhibit www.carieartcollection.com)
1998 Solo "Reflets de mon Ame" Private Venue, Petion-Ville, Haiti
Group Show, Charity event for Haiti , University of Connecticut, CT, USA
Group show, Festival Art Galerie, Petion ville, Haiti
1997 Group Show, Naples, Florida
1997 Group Show, Charity Event, Washington DC, USA
1996 Solo, Touche d'Art Galerie Petion ville, Haiti
1995 "Clematis by night" Group show sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, Fl
Group Exhibit sponsored by a group of galleries of the city of Palm Beach, Fl.
"Work in Public Spaces" Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Cultural Council venue
West Palm Beach International Airport.
1995 Group Show, Jupiter Town Hall Art Gallery, Jupiter, Fl.
1994 Solo "Couleurs de mon Pays, private venue, Petion-Ville, Haiti
1990 "La Quinzaine Haitienne" sponsored by the Cultural Center of Strasbourg, France
1990 Solo "Mon Refuge", Private venue, Petion-Ville, Haiti
1989 Solo "Nostalgie" Private venue, Petion-ville, Haiti
1986 Group Show, "Art in the Park" El Paso Texas
1985 Two Artists show, Festival Arts Galerie
1973 Group show, Centre d'Art Haitien "Les Femmes peintres Haitiennes"
A D D I T I O N A L H A N G I N G S
Galerie Caraibe, Fort-lauderdale, Florida
The Art Shop, Lake Worth, Florida
Star Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
Carlos Art Gallery, Coconut Grove, Florida
Touche d'Art, Petion-ville, Haiti
Grim Gallery, Petion-Ville , Haiti
Multitudes gallery @ Teleamerica, Miami , Florida
O T H E R I N T E R E S TS
Mosaic Arts: In 1998 and 2001, when she couldn't paint because of her vision problems, she found a new passion for the art of Mosaic
In 2003, She worked with other artists on a large mosaic project at the International Museum of Arts in McAllen , TX.
Produced several pieces for private collectors and presently works on pique-assiette mosaic, where she uses chards of broken ceramics on silver platters, furniture and other objects to create interesting pieces.
Loves Crafting and creates her own brand of paper -mache dolls and painted objects.