Paintings By Fritzner Alphonse

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Fritzner Alphonse (1938-2006) was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and followed in his father’s footsteps as a carpenter and tanner until his cousin, the famous painter Calixte Henri persuaded him in 1972 to begin painting. Alphonse’s mentors include Arijac and Nehémy Jean. Alphonse’s work has been exhibited throughout the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States (Click on images to enlarge.)

Sources: Electric Art Gallery | Medalia Art | Assembled by Haiti Chery

Dady Chery

About Dady Chery

Dr. Dady Chery is a Haitian-born journalist, playwright, essayist, and poet. She is the author of "We Have Dared to Be Free: Haiti's Struggle Against Occupation." Her broad interests encompass science, culture, and human rights. She writes extensively about Haiti and world issues such as climate change and social justice. Her many contributions to Haitian news include the first proposal that Haiti’s cholera had been imported by the UN, and the first story describing Haiti’s mineral wealth.

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