Jackson Georges- Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Son of a prominent Haitian artist, Duclavier Georges (Leconte). Jackson is an accomplished artist. He started painting and sculpting at the age of 7. Jackson attended Foyer Des Arts Plastics, a fine Haitian Art School. In U.S.A. Jackson attended City College where he majored in Architectural Design. Jackson teaches French and Visual Arts in the public school system. He has a Master's Degree in Art Education. He will soon start to work on a Doctoral Degree in African and Caribbean Architectural and Art History. Jackson is a freelance interior and furniture designer.
He uses all types of mediums such as wood, marble, metal, leather, stone, water color collage, acrylic and oil on canvas. His style is influenced by his father's modern and surrealistic sculptures. His works have also been on exhibit at leading art galleries throughout Haiti, at World Trade Art Gallery, The United Nations, and Mehu Gallery in the United States and in several private exhibitions. Jackson's paintings and sculptures are in private collections in Haiti, U.S.A. and several Caribbean and European countries.
"The Flag" Acrylic-leather-mixed media on canvas, 30"x48"
"Rainbow" Acrylic-leather on canvas, 24"x36"
"The Curious" Acrylic on canvas, 30"x30"
"Diva" Acrylic-oil-leather-mixed media on plexiglass, 24"x36"
"Rhythm" Acrylic on canvas, 36"x36"
"Fruits Vendors" Acrylic-leather on canvas-24"x48"
"Proud Mother" Acry-leather-mixed media on plexiglass, 24"x48"
"Trance" Acrylic-leather-Mixed media on canvas, 18"x24"
"All that Jazz and More" Acrylic on canvas, 24"x48"
"Singing Family" Acrylic-leather-mixed media on canvas, 22"x28"
"Dancing with Snakes" Acrylic on canvas, 24"x30"
"Mother and Child"
"Through their one eye" Acrylic on canvas-18"x24"
Other Prominent Haitians and Haitian-Americans
Garcelle Beauvais: Actress/Supermodel - Starred in Miami Vice - Jamie Foxx Show - Jerry Seinfield, etc...
Jean Michel Basquiat: Neo-Expressionist - His artworks are being sold for millions of dollars a piece on the international market. A leading artist on comtemporary art. He and Andy Warhol worked on several artistic projects together.
Wyclef Jean: Singer/Composer, Grammy Award winner/Superstar
Mario Elie: NBA Star/Champoion - Height: 6'5" - Weitght: 210 lbs
Olden Polynice - NBA Star - Height: 7-0, weight: 250 lbs,
Emmanuel Sanon (Ti Manno), the Haitian hero, congratulated by Dino Zoff, the Italian superstar goal keeper after the historical match in at the Olympiadion in Munich, W. German. It was the Soccer World Cup Competition (FIFA 1974). June 15, 1974: Haiti 1- Italy 0 (after 46 minutes) - Ti Manno of Haiti was the first soccer player to penetrate the virgin nets of Dino Zoff. Haiti shocked the world. Zoff managed to keep his net immaculate, and was believed to be invincible from 1972 until Ti Manno put an end to that myth on June 15, 1974. Final socre: Haiti 1- Italy 3
Emeline Michel - The reigning queen of Haitian song and a captivating performer, versatile vocalist, accomplished dancer, songwriter and producer. Singing both in French and Haitian Creole. Emeline is a member of a new generation of Haitian musicians, beloved around the world for combining traditional rhythms with social, political and inspirational content.
Edwidge Danticat: A prominent novelist of our time
Marjorie Judith Vincent: Miss America 1991 - Brain and Beauty