Mimi Desir 20"x16" Rural Man/Neg Nan Bouk 2021 Acrylic on Canvas Painting #2MD

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"Rural Man/Neg Nan Bouk" is an original 20"x16" acrylic painting painted in 2021 by Haitian-American woman artist Mimi Desir. The artwork is sold unframed. 

In "Rural Man or Neg Nan Bouk", the cultivator stays busy in the mountains of Haiti all day clearing the water of anything that blocks the flow of water, as it must reach many fields. With no tools in their hands, they seem to enjoy that part to keep themselves busy and to socialize nearby. 

Self-taught artist Mimi Desir (Myrlene Legendre Desir) was born in Bassin Mayan, near Gonaives, Haiti, in 1962. Mimi developed a passion for art at an early age (5-9); she studied art classes at George Washington, University, Montgomery College, and Maryland University, influenced by French impressionists. She paints in both impressionism and realism styles.

Mimi Desir has exhibited in several art galleries and libraries in the U.S and received several awards and recognitions (Massasoit Community College, Official Citation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Senate, Caribbeans Art Gallery award (Boston); featured in the anthology Presence Feminine Dans L'Art Haitien by art historian Marie Alice Theard; featured in the anthology Migrating Colors by the Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts) and media coverage (Boston Haitian Reporter, Everett Independent, Daily News, Hyde Park Herald)

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