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Famous Artists from Haiti

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List of the most popular artists from Haiti, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. You might also be interested in famous artists from Zimbabwe and famous Harlem Renaissance artists. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Haitian artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Haitian artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Examples include Préfète Duffaut and Edouard Duval-Carrié.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Haiti?" and "Who are the most well-known Haitian artists?"

For further information on these historic Haitian artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Haitian artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.

  • Frankétienne1


    Rencontre ou Meeting, Abstract



    Frankétienne (born Franck Étienne on April 12, 1936 in Ravine-Sèche, Haiti) is a Haitian...  more
  • Edouard Duval-Carrié2

    Edouard Duval-Carrié

    Edouard Duval-Carrié (born 1954) is a Haitian-born American painter and sculptor....  more
  • Petion Savain3

    Petion Savain

    Petion Savain (15 February 1906 – 1973) was a prolific Haitian artist and writer. Savain was...  more
  • Préfète Duffaut4

    Préfète Duffaut

    Préfète Duffaut (1 January 1923 – 6 October 2012) was a Haitian painter....  more
  • Alexandre Grégoire5
    Alexandre Grégoire (August 29, 1922 – July 28, 2001) was a Haitian painter who typically...  more
  • Jean-Claude Garoute6

    Jean-Claude Garoute

    Jean-Claude "Tiga" Garoute (December 9, 1935 – December 14, 2006) was a Haitian painter and...  more
  • Jacqueline Nesti Joseph7

    Jacqueline Nesti Joseph

    Jacqueline Nesti Joseph, (born 1932) is a Haitian painter from Port-au-Prince. During a career...  more
  • Gesner Abelard8

    Gesner Abelard

    Gesner Abelard, (alternately Gesnerr) (born 22 February 1922) is a Haitian painter and...  more
  • Luckner Lazard9

    Luckner Lazard

    Luckner Lazard or Lucner Lazard (July 7, 1928 – May 15, 1998) was a Haitian-born painter and...  more
  • Ludovic Booz10

    Ludovic Booz

    Ludovic Booz (16 June 1940 – 2 February 2015) was a Haitian painter and sculptor. Born in...  more
  • Philippe Dodard11

    Philippe Dodard

    Philippe Dodard (born 1954) is a Haitian graphic artist and painter. Born in Port-au-Prince,...  more
  • Jean-René Jérôme12

    Jean-René Jérôme

    Jean-René Jérôme (1942–1991) was a Haitian painter and considered one of Haiti's greatest...  more
  • Antonio Joseph13
    Antonio Joseph is the name of: Antonio Joseph (artist) (1921–2016), Haitian artist Antonio...  more
  • Gisou Lamothe14

    Gisou Lamothe

    Ghislaine Fortuney Lamothe, also known as Gizou Lamothe, (born 1935) is a Haitian painter and...  more
  • Marie-José Nadal-Gardère15

    Marie-José Nadal-Gardère

    Marie-José Nadal-Gardère (born 1931) is a Haitian painter and sculptor. Born in...  more
  • Levoy Exil16

    Levoy Exil

    Levoy Exil (born 1944), is a master Haitian artist and painter; he is one of the main...  more
  • Laurent Casimir17

    Laurent Casimir

    Laurent Casimir was a Haitian artist. Casimir moved to Port-au-Prince in the late 1940s and is...  more