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BIOGRAPHIE


Yolène Legrand
, New Yorkaise d'origine Haitienne ( Port-au-Prince, Haiti), est une artiste de renommée internationale. Diplomée de New York University en commerce internationale, elle a obtenue sa maitrise en finance. Elle a poursuivie avec succes une carriere bancaire internationale. Poussée par sa passion pour les arts elle a suivie des cours à l'institut de "The Art Students League of New York" ou elle a reussi a développer ses talents artistiques sous la tutelle du feu Kay Hazelip pour l'anatomie et de deux maîtres réputés, Peter Homitzky and Leatrice Rose pour la peinture. Yolène Legrand a enseigné au Brooklyn Museum et d'autres institutions d'enseignement privé et public. Ses œuvres font partis des collections privées et institutionnelles.

Expositions individuelles:
    Columbia University Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion Gallery 2007/8
    Hampton Bays Public Library Art Gallery, L.I. 2006
    University College Art Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, N.J. 2006
    Wellfleet Public Library Art Gallery, Cape Cod 2006
    Dennis Public Library, Dennisport, Cape Cod 2004
    Manhattan Borough President's Office Gallery, Municipal Building, NY 2004
    Colgate-Palmolive Salute to Haiti 2003
    L'Alliance Francaise de Miami 2002
    Shea Stadium, New York, NY 2000
    101 Hudson Street Gallery, Jersey City, NJ 2000
    L'Alliance Francaise of Washington DC, 1999
    Hamilton Landmark Gallery, NY 1999
    L'Alliance Francaise de Miami 1996 & 1998
    Treasure Room Gallery - Interchurch Center 1998
    New York Public Library - Countee Cullen Branch 1996
    Verve Art Gallery, Leuven, Belgium 1996
    Carlos & Rita Morales Gallery, NY 1995
    The Living Room Gallery - Saint Peter's Church, NY 1995
    Columbia University - La Maison Francaise Gallery 1995

Expositions de groupe:
     Manhattan Borough President' Office Gallery 2008
     Taiwan Center, New York 2006
     Makeready Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ 2006
     Dorsey Art Gallery, NY 2006
     Nicole Gallery, Chicago, Ill 2005
     Pen & Brush Club Juried Exhibition 2004 & 2005
     Bread & Roses Gallery, NY 2004
     National Art Club, Juried Exhibition: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 2004
     Grace Baptist Church Gallery, Mt Vernon, NY 2004
     American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 2004
     Latin American Art Museum, Miami, FL 2004
     Health Sciences Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 2004
     Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, New Orleans, 2003
     Vanderbilt Gallery, Nantucket, Mass 2002 & 2003
     Salmagundi Club, NY Juried Exhibition 2000 to 2006
     Kenkeleba Gallery/National Black art show 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006
     Moon Child Fine Arts Gallery, NY 2001
     Newport Art Museum, RI "Wet Paint" 2001
     Wilmer Jennings Gallery @ Kenkeleba 2001
     Simbi Art Gallery, NY 2000
     Aljira "National 5" Juried Exhibition, Newark, NJ 1999
     Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, Haiti (MUPANAH) 1999
     Consulat General de La Republique d'Haiti a NY 1999
     Nabisco Corporate Gallery, NJ 1999
     Krasdale Corporate Gallery, NY 1997/1998
     Art of the Americas Gallery, Piermont, NY 1997
     HBO Corporate Gallery, NY 1996
     Art Students League of New York 1992-1996
     Sea Bell Gallery, Virginia 1995

Revue de Presse:
     Wayne Today, NJ 8/24/06
    New York Times (L.I. Edition) 8/12/06 & 8/26/06
    New York Daily News Caribbeat 8/6/06
    Newsday.com 8/5/06
    Hampton Bays Online 8/3/06
    Hamptonsview/Hamptons Online 8/1/06
    Provincetown Banner June 22, 2006
    The Cape Cod Voice June 15 – 28, 2006
    CapeCod.com 6/23/06
    New York Daily News Caribbeat June 2006
    Cape Cod Today June 2006
    The Cape Codder June 23, 2006
    Tribes Magazine Fall 2005 – Front & Back covers
    Haitian Times 10/5/05 
    Caribbean Life 11/23/04
    Amsterdam News 9/30/04
    CaribNews 10/5/04
    New York Beacon 8/26/04
    The Cape Codder 8/20/04, 8/27/04
    Cape Cod Times 8/20/04
    Cape Cod Register 8/12/04
    Caribbean Life 2/17/04
    WNBC TV1/8/04
    NY1 TV 1/7/04
    Newsday 1/8/04 
    The Miami Herald 9/13 & 10/4/02
    Miami New Times 9/12 & 10/3/02
    Miami Today 9/5 & 9/12/02
    Who's Who in American Art 2002 & 2003 editions    
    Haitian Times 3/15/00 & 2/6/02
    News-Leader, NJ 1/27/99
    The Glen Ridge Voice 5/98
    The Glen Ridge Voice 3/98
    The Glen Ridge Paper 3/98
    The Miami Herald 3/8/98
    Miami New Times 3/12/98
    Le Francophone International 3/11/98
    The KIP Business Report 2/98
    Caribnews 2/17/98
    Miami Times 6/27/96
    The Miami Herald 5/23/96
    EXITO 5/22/96
    Miami Today 5/16/96
    Passe-Partout, Leuven, Belgium 1/17/96
    Le Francophile 11/95

ADHESION & AFFILIATIONS
    
    1er Vice Presidente & Trésorière du Conseil D’Audubon Artists, Inc.
    Membre du Art Student League of New York
    Membre-Associé de Allied Artists of America

PRIX
    Elaine & James Hewitt Memorial Award in Oil at Audubon’s 64th Annual
    Recipient 2005 L'Ouverture Business Award as Haitian-American     
    Proclamation by the Manhattan Borough President at City Hall 9/27/04
    Gagnante du LMCC Manhattan Community "Arts Funds Grant 2000"    

 

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