:: Artists’ Statement ::

I personally believe that most artists are in one way or another reflections of their immediate surroundings. What they are confronted with on a daily routine is bound to affect and influence their personal visions of the world. This general tendency would simplify my answers to inquiries on the relative importance of popular culture in the context of the contemporary art world. But with the advent of a rapid globalization and the proliferation of information at all levels, this permits everyone, and particularly artists, to take their ideas from a global well.

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Born:  Haiti, 1954


1988-89     Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts Paris, France

1978            Bachelor of Arts, University of Loyola Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Supplementary studies:

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2012        The Three Dimensional Gods and Goddesses Meet Their Cousins The Trees, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2010        Edouard Duval Carrié: My life as a Tree, Cynergi , Miami Fl.

Memoires Sans Histoire, MIA Galleries, Miami, FL.

2009       Arts in the Garden, Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, Miami Beach, FL.

Mostly Mutants, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL.

Roots & More, Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal, Holland

2008      Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrie, MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL.

Life in North Caribbean, Lyle O. Rytzel Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Grolsch SwingArt launch party, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL.

2007     Edouard Duval-Carrie Cosmos:  Un Petite Restrospective, The Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.

Edouard Duval-Carrie, The Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Divine Revolution: The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrie, The Red Gallery at The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.

2006     Uprooted, Works on Paper, Installation, Sculpture, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

Migration of the Spirit, FIGGE Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Water Spirits, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

Divine Revolution The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrie, The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida.

The Voodoo Pantheon, The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida.

2004     Displacement, Mackey Gallery, Houston, Texas

2003     From the Studio to the Museum to the Gallery, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

2002     A World In Tears, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

2000     Migrations, Miami Art Museum, New Work Gallery, Miami, Florida

Landscapes: Real and Imagined, The Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

Recent Works, Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, California

1990      Recent Works, Miami-Dade Cultural Center, Miami

Des Migrations sous L’Eau, Generous Miracles Gallery, NY, NY

Recent Works, Lyle O.Reitzel Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

1998     Recent Works, Lakaye Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1997     Recent Works, David Beitzel Gallery, Project Room, NY, NY

Spirits, Altars, and Others, Quintana Gallery, Miami, Florida

From the Edge of Paradise, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

1996     Edouard Duval Carrie, Musee du College St. Pierre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

1995     Silver Linings, Gutierez Fine Arts, Miami Beach, Florida

1994     Requiem, Gutierez Fine Arts, Miami Beach, Florida

El Jardin Salvaje, Galeria Fernando Quintana, Bogota, Columbia

Recent Works, Lakaye Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Recent Works, Porter Gallery, San Diego, California

1992     Retrospective, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey (MARCO) Monterrey, Mexico.

1991      Edouard Duval Carrie, Armand Gallery. Paris, France

Edouard Duval Carrie, Melraux Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1987      Edouard Duval Carrie, Brent Gallery, Houston, Texas

Edouard Duval Carrie, Nicole Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1986     Edouard Duval Carrie,Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2013     In Extermis, Museé de la civilisation, Québec City, Québec (Canada)

2012     Keeping Haiti In Our Hearts: Intrepreting Heritage in the Diaspora, The Alice & Williams Jenkins Gallery and Hannibal Square Heritage Center Gallery, Creadle School of Art

Who More Sci Fi Than Us? Contemporary Art from the Caribbean, Kunsthal KAdE (Amersfoort, The Netherlands)

Dangerous and Divine: the secret of the serpent, Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal, Nederlands

In Extermis, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

Caribbean: Art at the Crossroads of the World, The Studio Museum of Harlem, NYC, NY; Queens Museum of Art, NYC, NY

2011    Haiti Royaume de ce Monde, Galerie Agnes B., Paris, France

First Haitian Pavillion at 54th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Stamplia Querini

Not the Usual Suspects: New Art in Public Places, Art Center, Miami Beach, SouthFlorida

2010    Base Paint, EPIC; Frost Art Museum; and Florida International University in Miami, Florida; Haiti.

Global Caribbean II: Caribbean Trilogy-Focus on the Greater Antilles, Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, Florida.

2009    Global Caribbean I: Focus on the Global Caribbean Landscape, Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, Florida; MIAM, Sete, France; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2008    Pieces of the Whole, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

2007     In Your Face, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida.

2006     Big Juicy Paintings (and more): Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida.

2005     Nepotism, The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

2000      Anges et Demons, Halle St Pierre, Paris

1998      Kongo Criollo, Taller Boricua Gallery, Julia de Burgos Cultural Center, New York.

Edouard Duval Carrie et Lionel St Elol, Benefit for the Schweitzer Hospital, Ramscale Gallery, New York.

Fresque du Souvenir, Unesco project celebrating the Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade. Mural by Edouard Duval Carrie, Franz Zephirin (Haiti), Jose Bedia (Cuba), Diagne Chanel (Senegal), Musee du College St. Pierre, Port au Prince Haiti.

Droits de L’Homme, Utopia, Defl, Realites: Les Createurs Haitians, Museo du College St. Pierre, Port au Prince Haiti.

Caribe, Exclusion, Fragmentacion y Paraiso, Museo Extremeno a Iberamericano de Arte Contemporaneo, Badajoz and Casa De America, Madrid.

Ekaperyans la Vida: Modern Art from Haiti and Cuba, Lebanon Valley, College of Pennsylvania.

Hatian Art Since 1973, International Arts Club, Chicago.

The Miami Connection, Changing Perception, Museum of African American Art, Tampa, Florida.

1997     Havana Biennial VI, Lee Aides Memoires, Palacio del Segundo, Cabo, Havana, Cuba.

1996     Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Out of Bounds, New Work by Eight Southeast Artists, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia (Cultural Olympiad Celebrations).

Swallowing The Crown: Art and Culture of Haiti in Miami, Miami Dade Community College North Campus, Miami, Florida.

1995 Sacred Arts of Haitian Voodoo, Traveling exhibition at the following venues: UCLA,     Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, California; Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida; Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Illinois; National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana; Museum of Natural History, New York, New York.

Masterworks in Haitian Art from the Collection of the Davenport Museum, Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa (traveled to Akron, Ohio; Los Museum, Miami, Florida; Naples Florida; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Los Angeles, California)

Caribbean Visions. Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Organized by Art Services International (traveled to Miami, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana; Hartford, Connecticut).

Premio MARCO, Museo de arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico.

Haitian Artists, The October Gallery, London, Great Britain.

South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Recipients Exhibition, Boca Museum, Boca Raton, Florida. Gallery, South

Contemporary Expressions of Haitian Art, Ground Level Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida.

1994      Painting After Nature, Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida.

Exodus, Ground Level Gallery, South Florida Art Center.

Eight – Ocho – Huit, Gutierez Fine Arts, Miami Beach, Florida.

1993      Storytelling. The Narrative In Latin America, Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida.

An Encounter Between two Worlds as Seen by Haiti’s Artists, 1492-1992, Organized by Foundation Afrique en Creations (traveling to Haiti, Guadefoupe, Martinique, Spain, Switzeriand, Italy, France, USA).

Future in Retrospective, Gutierez Fine Arts, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

Artefact, Cultural Center, Soissons, France

Ouidah 93, First International Voodoo Cultures Festival, Ouidah, Benin. Installation at the Dagbo Hou Non’s Temple.

1992     Schwarze Frelhelt in Dialog, Volkerkund Museum Cologne, Germany.

Hommage to Max Ponty, Chaillot Palace, Paris, France.

Myth and Magic in America, The Eighties, Museo de Arte, Contemporaneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico.

Two Painters, One Island,Brussels, Belgium.

1990      Art Contemporain Haitien, Fine Arts School, Lille, France.

La Revolution Francaise sous les Tropiques, Galerie Nationale, Dakar, Senegal.

1989     La Revolution Francaise sous lea Tropiques, Musee du Pantheon National Haitien,Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

MJC, Avignon, France.

La Revolution Francaise sous les Tropiques, Musee des Arts Africains et Oceaniens, Paris, France.

XX Century View of the French Revolution,organized by Association Francaise d’Action Artistique (traveled to Venezuela; Mexico; USA; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Wumbia; Puerto Rico; Dominican Republic).

1986      African Currents, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York.

Public Collections:

Africa Museum , Berg en Dal, Holland

Frost Art Museum , Miami,  Florida

Lowe Art Museum, Miami Florida

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale , Fort Lauderdale Florida

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida

Musee des Art Africains et Oceaniens, Paris, France

Musee de Pantheon National Haitien, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan

The College for Human Services, Now York, Now York

Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

Musée du College St Pierre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti


1996    Southern Arts Federation Visual Art Fellowship

1995    South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual Art Fellowship

Public Commissions:

2010    Art in Public Places: Aventura Cultural Arts Center Floor, City of Aventura,Florida

2005    One Miami Riverwalk, The Lady of Miami, Miami Florida

1996     Art in Public Places: Commission for the Jefferson Reaves Rehabilitative and Health Center, Miami, Florida.


1997    Sullivan, Edward J., “Sacred Migrations: Recent Painting and Sculptures by Edouard Duval Carrie”, exhibition catalog Spirits, Altars and Others, published Ouintana Gallery, Miami, Florida.

1996    Alexis, Gerald and Michele Frisch, Edouard Duval Carrie Musee du College St. Pierre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Quintana, Bogota, Columbia. 1992 Merewether, Charles. Edouard Duval-Carrie Retrospective, Museo de Arte Contemporanso de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico.

Selected Publications:

P. Clemence and J. Davidow. Miami Contemporary Artists, Schiffer Books, 2008

J.M. Dash. Culture and Customs of Haiti, Greenwood Press. 2001

Blanco, Delia, Caribe, Exhibition Catalog: Caribe, Casa de America y Museo Extromeno e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid 1998.

Bomani, Asake and Beivie Rooks. Paris Connections, African and Caribbean Artists, Paris, San Francisco, Q.E.D. Press, 1992.

Haiti: Photos- Paintings- Ironworks, London: The Arts Council of England, 1995. Driskell, David C. African American Visual Aesthetics, Smithsonian Institution Prow, Washington, 1995.

Hurbon, Laennec. Vodou: *Truth and Fantasy, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London 1995.

McCarthey Brown, Karen. Tracing The Spirit: Ethnographic Essays on Haitian Art, Davenport Museum of Art, 1995.

Naiman, Charles. Haiti: Dieu Seul Me Voit, Paris: Editions Ballard, 1995.

Pinturerias-El Arte- El Arate del Arte Taurino, Mexico: Fundacion Cultural Artension, 1994.

Powell, Richard J., Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 1995.

Sarner, Eric, La Passe Du Vent – Une histoire Haitienne, Paris; Editions Pavot- Rivages, 1994.

Driskell, David 0. African American Visual Aesthetics, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1995.

Selected Articles:

Alejandro, Juan Garcia. “Edouard Duval Carrie traera su vudu a MARCO.” El Norte, October 1, 1992.

Arritola, Miguel Angel. “Integra MARCO tres exposiciones en una”. El Diario de Monterrey, October 7, 1992

Aubry, Erin J. “True Voodoo”. LA Weekly, February 15, 1996.

Bettelbeim, Judith. ‘Three Transnational Artists- Jose Bedia, Edouard Duval Carrie, Keith Morrison”. The International Review of African American Art. Volume 15, #3, 1999.

Blanco, Delia. “Sous les Tropiques”, Revolution Magazine June 1989.

Blanco,Delia. “Tableaux de La Revolution”, Le Monde , June 18,1989.

Bloncourt, Gerald, “Edouard Duval-Carrie”, Artension.- June 1991, No. 25

Bookhart, D. Eric. “Edouard Duval-Carrie”, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans. Art Papers. July/August 1998 Vol 22 Issue 4.

Borras, Maria Luisa. “Duval-Carrie, El Pintor Y Su Compromiso”, Atlantica. Number 18, October, 1997.

Bravo, Armando Alvarez. “El Requiem Haitiano de Duval-Carrie”. El Nuevo Herald April 8, 1994.

Brown, Misty. “Edouard Duval-Carrie, Voodou Master Artist in 3 Shows”, The Louisiana Weekly, Vol LXXII No 28, April 6th, 1998.

Cantor, Judy. “Painting the Body Politic: Edouard Duval Carrie”. The New Times July 21-27,1994.

Cantor, Judy. “The Spirits Are Willing”. The New Times, July 6-12, 1995.

Cantor, Judy. “Spirits in the Material World”. The New Times. April 25-May 1, 1996.

Cofter, Holland. “Dazzling and Devout Voodoo Energy”. The New York Times, October 9, 1998.

Damian, Carol. “Matters of Spirit: Edouard Duval-Carrie. Latin American (Vol. 5. No.4),1994.

Engels, von Gunther. “Welt zwisher Schnapps und Weihhrauch”, KoinisfheRundchau February 14,1992.

Fernandez, Libia. “Color y magia en MARCO a partir de hoy”. El Porvenir, October 9, 1992.

Garza, Fernando. “Mostraran obras de Smith, Duval-Carrie y Nunez.” El Norte September 25, 1992.

Garza, Hemando. Edouard Duval-Carrie: Vomodemitosycolores.” El Norte, October 9,1992.

Garza, Jose. “Invita MARCO a gozar de las forfnas.’ El Poryani October 7, 1992.

Gibson, Micahol. “Haitian Painting: Painful History”. International Herald Tribune September 26-7, 1992.

Girouard, Tina. “Mashbacks Haiti 1990-1997”, Articles, Winter/Spring, 1998 vol 1, Issue 2. Grandiot,Peter.”Scharze Freiheitim Dialog”. Hamburg Chronicle May l5,1992.

Gurley Rogers, Anne. “2 Artists are focus of Now Exhibit”, Tampa Tribune, April 4, 1997.

Gutierrez, Martha. “Arte lntemacional”, Imagen, December 1995.

Hecht, David. “The Women Masters of Haiti”. Choicesv- United Nations Human DevelopmentvMagazine, August 1995.

Herkenhoff, Paulo and G..”Latin American Art: Global Outreach”, ARTNEWS October 1991.

Irvine, Madeline. “Testing the Bounds”, Austin American-Statesman, January 30, 1997.

Keller, Sue. ‘Art Shows Have Pent-up Power.’ La Jolla Light June 3, 1994.

Knowles W, Susan. “Out of Bounds, New Work by Eight Southeast Artists,” ArL Pa     November-December, 1996.

Kohon, Helen. “Changing the Face of Haitian Art.” The Miami Herald April 10, 1994.

Kohen, Helan and Femando Gonzalez. “The Art and Soul of Haiti”, The Miami Herald April 10, 1995.

Landers, Linda. ‘ 1995 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Winners.* Culture Magazine, June/July/August 1995.

Leal, Gloria. “Haitian Artist Duval in Miami.” San Juan Star, October 30,1994.

Loftus, Mary J. O Voodou Spirits”, The LedMr, June 11, 1997.

Marshall, Cari. “Out of Bounds: New Works by Eight Southeast Artists”, The Austin Chronicle, February

14,1997. Meadows, Gail. ‘Defying Stereotypes.” The Miami Herald. June 12, 1995.

Middelanis, C. Herman. Scharzo Freibed im Dialog, Saint-Domingue 1791.

Haiti 19RL Fakiftat fur Linguistik und LiteraturvAswnschaft, Universitat Bielefeld, Germany, 1992

Noble, Kenneth S. dsohind the Occult, Vivid Sacred Arr, The New York Times, February 4,1996.

Novo, Miroya. “Mosaico haitiano.’ Exito- May 5, 1994.

Novo.Miroya,”Mosaicohaitiano.’ Exito-October26,l994.

O’Connor, Anne-Marie. “Haitians Cooling Down on Miami Beach.’ Cox Ne Serviceroan Juan Star (April 13, 1994).

Oehler, Martin. glateinamerikas Note nach Kolumbus@. Kolner Stadt-Anzaim, February 14,1992.

Oehrlsin, Josef. ” Uber alien Gottern schwebt der Grand Maitre”, Frankfurter Aggenioine Zaitung, Saturday, 25th January, 1997. No 21.

Olacia, Jose Angel. “luenaran MARCO con cinco muestrae. El Porvenir,September 25,1992. Robert,L”Haib’sHellishLandscape:EdouardDuval-Canid”. SanDio_QaUnion- Tribune August 25, 1994. Renwick, Lucille. “If You Know Voodou Like They Know Voodou …… The Los Angeles Time November3,1995.

Routte, Ensid. ftmyth, Magic and the Mainstream. ARTNE    Summer 1995. Sheffield,Skip.”BocaMuseumHonors8i)C, TheNs Jtjnell,1995. Simon,Amold.mArtisisaddressmodemthemes,wfthmixedresults@” EastSide July 12,1995- Troupe,Quincy.’VoodouandSoul.” ElleDomr-June/Julyl99O.

Tumer,Elisa. “Changing images of Haitian Art, The Miami Herald July7.1995. Turner, Elisa, “Consortium Aims High But Lacks Depth.” The Miami Herald, June 11. 1995.

Waters,Susan’Lastingimpressione, XSFunandFrolie-Julyll,IM. Zaya, Antonio. ‘Los Territoires Atiantiques: Outre-Mer*, Beaux , May, 1998. No. 168.

Cover Illustrations:

Haiti Rising: Haitian History, Culture and the Earthquake of 2010, Edited by Munro, Martin, 2010

Poets for Haiti: An Anthology of Poetry and Art, Edited by Paul Farmer, and Ophelia Dohl, 2010

Edwidge Danticat, A Reader’s Guide, Edited by Martin Munro, 2010

Port-Au-Prince Art Collection of the U.S. Embassy, 2010

Arts in the Garden, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2009

Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, Issue #27, IU Press, 2008

Transition Magazine, Issue #99. Indiana U. Press, 2008

Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrie, MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL., 2008

Echoes of the Haitian Revolution, Edited by M. Munro and E. Walcott-Hackshaw. UWI press, 2008

Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution and Its Cultural Aftershocks, Edited by Martin Munro and Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, 2006

Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature, Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat, Munro, Martin Liverpool U. Press. 2007

Vive Haïti! IDB Cultural Center, 2004

Echoes of the Haitian Revolution 1804-2004, Edited by Martin Munro and Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, 2004

La Casa En Llamas, Marisol Martell, 2004

Lespri Endepandan, Frost Art Museum, FIU, 2004

Transcircularities: New + Selected Poems, Quincy Troupe. Coffee House Press, 2002

Calabash, A Journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters, Vol.1, No.2, 2001

Des Migrations Sous L’Eau, 1999

Le Projet, Rosa, Rodrigo Rey, 1998

La Revolucion Haitiana y El Fin De Un Sueno Colonial. Serie Nuestra America Num. 55, Centro Coordinador y Difusor De Estudios Latinoamericanos, Universidad Nacional Autonoma De mexico, 1997.

Cantos to Blood and Honey, Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, 1997

Imagen. December, 1995 (Magazine)

Voodou: Truth and Fantasy, Thames and Hudson Ltd, 1995

Hait: Dieu Soul Me Voit, Editions Balland, Paris, 1995

Miami, Florida 1995: Choreographie

Baron Samedi, Editions Bellond, Pads, 1994

La Passe De Vent (Une histoire haitienne)

The Week in Review. The New York Times, September 25,1994

Adensim, June 1991

After Europe, Edited by S.Slemon and H. Tiffin Dangaroo Press, 1989

Revolution Francaise Sous Les Tropiques Exposition D’Art Contemporian, 1989

No. 25 POSTERS 1 M:  The Miami Light Project,


2008:  Grolsch Beer Art Basel Label and Banners.

2000:  Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

1996: The Miami Light Project, Miami, Florida

1995: Choreographie Vaudou de Ketdy Noel, Magic media, Paris

1992: Homage to Max Ponty, Chaillot Palace, Paris, France

1992: Radio France Internationale, Decouvertes

1986: Haiti Libere poster with Pablo Butcher celebrating the collapse of Duvalier regime


Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Art in the Time of Quakes and Cholera. 2010-2011

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Haiti: A History Embedded in Amber. 2010-2011.

Foundation Claude Monet, Giverny, France. Residency awarded by Arts International, 1998

Cite Intemationale des Arts, Paris, France. Residency awarded by the Mairie de Paris,2000