|Carlos Jn.Baptiste was born in 1964 in
Deschapelles, Artibonite Valley, Haiti. In 1978, he began an
apprenticeship with Saincilus Ismael
, the father of the Artibonite Style of painting. This
style is distinctive for the use of distinct patterns in
the foliage, as well as colorful dress set in lush landscapes.
Ismael spoke of Carlos as the best of all his
apprentices, numbering more than one hundred and fifty.|
23-330, 16"x30" Triptych
deesse dans le tambou
210-067, "9.3x19 1/2"
210-069, "12x16" $1,500
210-072, "08x10 " SOLD
La chevauchee du temps.
Other successful artists and art critics express
astonishment at the quality of his work and speak of him as a "maitre inconnu"
i.e. an unknown master. Boris Kravitz, founder of the Haitian Art Company,
commented, "Carlos Jn.Baptiste is the most exciting artist I've encountered
since being in Haiti." He has the combined technical skills, discipline, talent
and creative force that make him a remarkable artist with an exceptional
He briefly attended the National School For The Arts
"ENARTS".Carlos is considered one of the best Haitian Painters today.Carlos has
won several prizes for his work including the Petion-bolivar Contest in which
his painting "Braceros "won First Prize .He has exhibited in several countries
in Europe and The Americas.
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