Micius Stephane

1912-1996

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Micius Stephane was born in 1912 in Bainet where he lived and worked as a cobbler, and then as a painter.  He joined the Centre d'Art in 1948 at the encouragement of Dewitt Peters, subsequently moving to Port-au-Prince in 1956.  He is credited with having brought Edger Jean-Baptiste to the Centre d'Art.  Stephane died in 1996.  

 

His work is included in the permanent collection of the Musee d'Art Haitien du College Saint Pierre in Port-au-Prince,  the Milwaukee Museum of Art, and the Detroit Institute of Art.

 

Danticat, Edwige, and Jonathan Demme.  Island on Fire.  New York:  Kaliko Press, 1995