Normil, Andre - Haiti - Ref# AN 1

Acrylic on Canvas / 20"x24"

Andre Normil was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on September 26, 1934 and joined the Centre d'Art in 1951.  He was a sharp-eyed observer of the subtleties of Haitian culture and his paintings were often populated with likenesses of friends.  He was married to the Haitian painter Francoise Eliassaint, herself a highly accomplished artist who in 1982 became a member of the Saint Soleil group.  For decades, Normil worked in a room on the ground floor of the Galerie Issa.  Andre Normil, an acknowledged Haitian Master, passed away on May 2, 2014.

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