I will be out of town for ten days beginning on July 24th.  I will be receiving orders and responding to queries during that time but will not be shipping out before August 4th.  
The Indigo Arts website has remained active during the widespread (and now intermittent) shutdowns due to the COVID-19 virus.  We have had to limit our activities since the March 23rd "Stay at Home" order in Philadelphia.  Under current rules I have been able to resume most operations but still must limit visitors to the gallery, by appointment only.   I will be monitoring orders and responding to inquiries.  I am now able to pack and ship most orders within a few days.   Please stay safe!

Adam Leontus

About the Artist

Adam Leontus was born in April, 1923 into a family of nine children either in Anse-å-Galet on the island of La Gonave or in Port-au-Prince. Formerly a dockworker, he was "discovered" through wall paintings he had created in a Vodou temple in a port section of Port-au-Prince, and joined the Centre d'Art shortly thereafter in 1947. He contributed a mural depicting "The Annunciation" at the Episcopal Cathedral of Sainte Trinité in Port-au-Prince during the 1950's. He painted until his death May 1, 1986. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Musée d'Art Haitien du College Saint Pierre in Port-au-Prince, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, the Waterloo Museum of Art in Iowa, the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History in Los Angeles, and the New Orleans Museum of Art.

from Island on Fire: Passionate Visions of Haiti from the Collection of Jonathan Demme, Edwidge Danticat, Jonathan Demme, Pebo Voss, et al., New York, 1997.

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Oil on masonite (49" x 35"), c. 1950's
 

 

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