Collection: Benson Myrtil (Haitian, b.1965)

Benson Myrtil was born on January 1965, in Petite Rivière de l'Artibonnite, Haiti. He practiced his painting with the renowned painters from the Artibonite School such as Ismael Saincilus, Michel-Ange Altidort, and Carlo Jean- Baptiste. Myrtil’s is an artistic interpreter of nature scene styles. He adopts various conventional techniques to turn an image into a landscape or a still life into romantic touch. He draws his inspiration from a great reservoir of images from his childhood and his travels. In 2002, he moved to New York then, Pennsylvania, USA. His art has been exhibited mainly in Haiti, France, Belgium, Martinique, Africa, Canada, and the US. Benson Myrtil paints vivid paintings of flora and fauna. His art won twice the Judge's award at the Lititz Outdoor Art Show.