Legrand was born in
the city of
de l'Artibonite. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Luiné Legrand. He currently lives
, where he receives a master degree in Fine Arts.
's works are sold around the world and exhibited in several French
and elsewhere. He is also an accomplished Drummer.
More about this great Rivartibonitian Artist..
Ismael was born on April 24, 1940 in Petite Rivière de L'Artibonite
According to the excellent out-of-print book by Nadal-Gardere, he was
educated by the Frères of Saint Mark and at Anténor Firmin High
School. He began to paint in 1956 after visiting the Centre d'Art and
The Foyer des Arts Plastique . He studied with Blas and Georges
Remponeau. Ismael died suddenly in February 2000
François was born in Petite-Riviere de l'Artibonite,
, in October, 1928. Before becoming a painter, François was a sculptor
and student of Odilon Duperier. François is a houngan, and needless to
say is deeply involved in Vodou in his daily life and in his art. As
such, his paintings are characterized by subtle occult and mystical
symbolism, as well as more obvious voodoo scenes.
Internationally renowned, François' works have been exhibited in
Belgium , Germany , the U.S. , and France . His paintings have been on
permanent exhibition in the Brussels Museum since 1963. Within the last
many years, he has been seized upon by collecters, who see his
versatility, use of color, and elegance of style as promises of
Miguel Ange Altidor
- Born in Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite on
July 12th, 1964
. Michel's father worked with wood and his mother was a dressmaker. He
studied till he reached the 10th grade, then at the age of 16 he joined
(The Icon Master).
In 1983 he established himself in Port-au-Prince. His artwork was
exposed in the Haitian Art Museum inPort-au-Prince. Now his paintings
are sold in Florida, USA and France.
Many well-known Haitian Artists were born in Petite Rivière. Their legacies live on.
A lot of young, well inspired artists have inherited their sensible touch. Hundreds of
such gifted students adopt their style and got their (first) debut at their regular