Wesner Pierre Louis was born on January 12, 1949 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After attending Sacré Coeur and Petion High School, he studied painting by correspondence (ABC of Paris) and in 1960 began to paint under the direction of Néhémy Jean. He has been exhibited locally. In 1970 he completed changed his style from primitive to impressionistic after the school of Obas. (Biographical info from Haiti Voodoo From Modern Riviera by John Allen Franciscus and Haiti et Ses Peintres by Michel Philippe Lerebours)