(1936 - 2008)
Gesner Armand was active/lived in Haiti. Gesner Armand is known for vivid color bird, still life and landscape painting.
Biography Gesner Armand
A Haitian artist known for brightly colored images of birds, animals,
landscapes and still life, Gesner Armand began painting seriously when
he was fourteen years old and was enrolled at the Haitian Art
Center. His primary teachers were watercolorists Maurice Borno
and Pierre Monosiet. When he was age 20, he turned from
watercolor painting to oil. The next year, 1957, he went to
Mexico where he studied ceramics and sculpture and spent much time
exploring prominent Mexican painters.
Four years later, Armand Gesner returned briefly to Haiti and then went
to Paris, having earned a scholarship to paint in Paris from the French
government. In Paris, where he remained for the next two years,
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