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Lobey-Bienfaisance Art Initiative

"Sunrise on Haiti" opened at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater during the Haitian Roots Music Festival. This exhibition aims to captivate and inspire a discerning audience of art and music enthusiasts with its vivid and evocative portrayal of Haiti's cultural heritage.

The exhibition showcases a diverse collection of artwork created by numerous talented Haitian artists. Each artist brings their unique perspective and artistic style to the canvas, creating a vibrant tapestry of colors, emotions, and stories that celebrate the rich artistic traditions of Haiti.

The artworks on display beautifully depict the essence of Haiti, capturing its natural landscapes, vibrant cityscapes, and the spirit of its people. The paintings showcase the country's picturesque coastlines, lush tropical forests, and breathtaking sunrises that seem to illuminate the canvas with warmth and hope. Through their skillful brushstrokes, the artists convey a deep connection to their homeland, showcasing the resilience, strength, and beauty of Haiti's cultural roots.


Making Change Possible

Lobey Art & Travel played a significant role in facilitating a momentous occasion by arranging for renowned Haitian artists Lucson Guerrier and Jonas Exume to travel from Haiti to attend the opening night of the art exhibition titled "Sunrise on Haiti" in Miami, Florida.

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Their presence added a remarkable dimension to the event, as Lucson Guerrier and Jonas Exume are esteemed artists known for their exceptional contributions to Haitian art. By bringing these talented individuals to the exhibition, Lobey Art & Travel provided a unique opportunity for attendees to engage directly with the artists behind the captivating artworks.


The inclusion of Lucson Guerrier and Jonas Exume further emphasized the exhibition's dedication to celebrating and honoring Haitian culture. Their presence allowed visitors to gain deeper insights into the inspiration, techniques, and cultural significance behind their respective artistic expressions.


Moreover, having Lucson Guerrier and Jonas Exume present at the opening night of "Sunrise on Haiti" served as a testament to the significance of the exhibition itself. It underscored the international reach and impact of the event, elevating its status and attracting greater attention from art enthusiasts, collectors, and cultural connoisseurs.

Sunrise on Haiti


As the opening night commenced, Lucson Guerrier and Jonas Exume became an integral part of the event, interacting with attendees, sharing stories about their artistic journeys, and providing valuable perspectives on the themes and motifs depicted in their artwork. This direct interaction between artists and the audience created a dynamic and immersive experience, fostering a deeper appreciation for Haitian art and culture.


The presence of these esteemed artists from Haiti also highlighted the ongoing collaboration and exchange between the artistic communities of Haiti and Miami. It showcased the shared commitment to promoting and preserving Haitian art and cultural heritage, transcending geographical boundaries and fostering artistic dialogue.


Overall, Lobey Art & Travel's arrangement to have Lucson Guerrier and Jonas Exume travel from Haiti to attend the opening night of "Sunrise on Haiti" in Miami, Florida, created an unforgettable and enriching experience for both the artists and the attendees. It deepened the connection between the artwork, the artists, and the audience, reinforcing the exhibition's celebration of Haitian culture and further cementing its significance in the artistic landscape of Miami.

Sunrise on Haiti


Since 1994, Lobey Art & Travel has established a collaborative partnership with the Center for Haitian Studies to produce and present an annual Haitian Rasin Roots Music Festival in Miami. This vibrant event, typically held around November, serves as a multifaceted celebration of Haitian culture, encompassing art, craft, cuisine, and the captivating music form known as Rasin.


At the heart of the festival is the captivating music form known as Rasin. Rasin music serves as the pulsating rhythm that drives the festival's atmosphere. It combines elements of traditional Haitian folk music, African influences, and spiritual undertones to create a soul-stirring and engaging musical experience. The festival showcases talented Rasin musicians who perform live, infusing the air with infectious beats, passionate melodies, and thought-provoking lyrics that reflect the spirit and struggles of the Haitian people.


The collaboration between Lobey Art & Travel and the Center for Haitian Studies in producing the Haitian Rasin Roots Music Festival has helped foster a greater understanding and appreciation of Haitian culture. By providing a platform for artists, artisans, and musicians to showcase their talents, the festival serves as a powerful vehicle for cultural exchange and preservation.


The "Sunrise on Haiti" exhibition is curated with great care to provide an enlightening and immersive experience for the art and music-educated audience. The organizers aim to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation for Haitian art, culture, and music. Visitors can engage with the artwork, allowing it to transport them to the vibrant streets of Haiti, where the rhythm of music and the colors of the artwork intertwine harmoniously.


The art exhibition creates a serene and inviting atmosphere, where visitors can explore and connect with the stories embedded within each brushstroke and vibrant hue. As the rhythmic sounds of Haitian roots music fill the air, it creates a seamless integration of visual and auditory art forms, enhancing the overall experience for attendees.


The "Sunrise on Haiti" exhibition at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater during the Haitian Roots Music Festival serves as a platform for both established and emerging Haitian artists to showcase their talent and share their unique perspectives. It provides a space for cultural exchange, fostering a deeper appreciation for Haiti's rich artistic traditions among the audience and leaving a lasting impression of the country's beauty and resilience.

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