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Painting by Haitian Artist Gregory Vorbe

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other haitian artists

{Vodou Flags
{Haitian Metalwork
{Art Print Photos of Haiti

{Fritzner Alphonse
{Alberoi Bazile
{Raymond Beauduy
{Gabriel Bien-Aimé
{André Blaise
{Henry Bottex
{Seymour Bottex
{François Cauvin
{Gustin Jn. Charles
{Leonel Charles
{Burton Chenet
{Fritzner Chery
{Bruno Chrysler
{Myrlande Constant
{Jacques Dorcé
{Edouard Duval-Carrié
{Levoy Exil
{Hervé Filsaimond
{Roger François
{François Fritz
{René Haspil
{Price Henry
{Saincilus Ismael
{Salomon Jacki
{Victor Jean-Claude
{Serge Jolimeau
{Jean-Baptiste Jean Joseph
{C. Karenaght
{M.C.V. LaTortue
{Georges Liautaud
{Elie Lionel
{Arol Luberisse
{A. Mondely
{Pascale Monnin
{Pierre Petit
{Prospère Pierre-Louis
{Luckner Pirador
{H.Y. Rouanez
{Audes Saül
{Charles Saül
{Galland Sémérand
{Gary Senatus
{Jean Sylvestre
{Georges Valris
Gregory Vorbe}

see also:

Cuban Artists

Artists of Europe, Africa,
and the Americas

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About the Artist

A musician as well as one of the rising stars among contemporary artists, Gregory Vorbe was born in Haiti in 1966 and continues to live and work there. His cousin, J.C. Castera, a prominent Haitian artist, recognized the young boy's aptitude for painting and helped nurture Vorbe's burgeoning talent.

Growing up, he was fascinated by the beautiful vévés (sacred symbols representing the gods and spirits of the voodoo pantheon) and the haunting sound of the itinerant musicians who came out to perform during carnival season and Easter.

The attractions and mysteries of voodoo, with its roots in distant Africa, had a profound effect on his artistic imagination; and today, influenced by the Caribbean "identity" movement, he mixes American Indian and African traditions in his work.

Photo of Haitian Artist Gregory Vorbe

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