Lionel St. Eloi

About the Artist

Lionel St. Eloi. (photograph by Nancy Josephson. Reproduced with permission)
Lionel St. Eloi. Port-au-Prince, November, 2009 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher)

Born 1950 in Port-au-Prince. St. Eloi began painting in1972, at which time he joined the Centre d’Art. In the 1990’s he shifted his attention to sculpture, composed of aluminum pans and other found materials. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Musée d’Art Haitien, Ramapo College (NJ) and the New Orleans Museum of Art. It is published in Where Art is Joy (Rodman, 1988), Haiti: Actualities and Belief (Roche, 1990), and Island on Fire (Demme, 1997).

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Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou

Edited by Alex Farquarson and Leah Gordon
With Contributions by Colin Dayan, Katherine Smith, Wendy Asquith, Michael Richardson and others.
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottongham, UK 2012
248 pages (hardcover)

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(Port-au-Prince)
Recycled aluminum and steel 51" h. x 23" w.), 1995

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