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Jacmel, School of beauty

On the southern coast of Haiti, the lovely seacoast city of Jacmel has inspired artists who belong to the “School of Beauty”. These artists...

Wilson Bigaud

Wilson Bigaud was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January 1928. At age 18, he met Dewitt Peters and joined the Centre d’Art. In 1950...

Saincilus Ismael

Saincilus Ismael was born in April 24, 1940 in Petite Riviere de L’Artibonite, Haiti.  Ismael completed his primary studies at the school ‘Freres de...

Philome Obin

Philome Obin, born in 1892, was a painter and muralist in naive, folk-art style of street scenes, Haitian history, allegory, native figures and genre....

Hector Hyppolite

Hector Hyppolite (1894 – 1948) was a Haitian painter. Born in Saint-Marc, he was a third generation Vodou priest, or houngan. He also made shoes and...

Gerard Valcin

Gerard Valcin was born in 1924 in Port-au-Prince. His father was an artist who started Valcin painting in 1946. Valcin worked as a tile-setter...

Gérard Fortune

Gérard Fortune — who signs his work exclusively with his surname, Gérard — was born in 1925 (uncertain) in Petionville, Haiti. He was originally a...

Georges Liautaud

Georges Liautaud was an sculptor inspired by Voudou. He was born on January 26 of 1899 at Croix-des-Bouquets and died in  1991. Croix funeraires et...

Cap-Haitien School

Cap-Haitien School form of art is characterized by linear elements and the artistic use of paints and brush tokes.  The unique art is based on...

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