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BIOGRAPHY

Myrlande Constant was born 1968 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In 2019, a solo exhibition of Constant’s work entitled The Last Supper was exhibited at the Faena Hotel in Miami on the occasion of Art Basel, Miami Beach. Her work has also been featured in various group exhibitions including The Milk of Dreams, La Biennale di Venezia, 59th International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy (2022), Reframing Haiti: Art, History and Performativity at Brown University (2011), Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou at Nottingham Contemporary (2012-2013), and Pòtoprens: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY (2018) which traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (2019). Myrlande Constant’s work is included in museum collections throughout the United States including Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Rollins Museum of Art, Winter Park, FL; American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL; Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; and Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA. 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023
Upcoming: Myrlande Constant Survey, Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. 

2019
The Last Supper, Faena Foundation, Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL. 

2018
Myrlande Constant, Central Fine, Miami Beach, FL. 

2017
Myrlande Constant, El-Saieh Gallery, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022
The Milk of Dreams, La Biennale di Venezia, 59th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy.

2021                
Myrlande Constant, Andre Pierré, Jean-Hérard Celeur, Central Fine, Miami Beach, FL.

2020                
All of Them Witches, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA.

2019-20           
Sacred Diagrams: Haitian Vodou Flags from the Gessen Collection, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL.

2019                
PÓTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL.
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, Delaware Art Museum, DE.

2018                
PÓTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY.

2017-18           
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.

2015                
Ghetto Biennale, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

2014-15           
Haïti: Deux Siécles de Création Artistique, Grand Palais, Paris, France.

Transformative Visions: Works by Haitian Artists from the Permanent Collection, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL.

2012-13           
In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st-Century Haitian Art, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou, Nottingham Contemporary Gallery, Nottingham, UK.

2011                
Reframing Haiti: Art, History and Performativity, Brown University, Providence, RI. 
Contemporary Haitian Textiles: Artists, Edgar, Jean-Baptiste Jean Joseph, Kongo La Wouze, Myrlande Constant, Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, FL.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Rollins Museum of Art, Winter Park, FL 
American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2022
D’Arcy, David. “Skulls and sequins: book celebrates the art of the Haitian streets”, The Art Newspaper, May 17. 
Chow, Vivienne. “Here Are 9 Exciting Artists Whose Markets Are Poised to Reach the Next Level After Remarkable Outings at the Venice Biennale” , Artnet News,  May 5.
Farago, Jason. “Looking Inward, and Back, at a Biennale for the History Books”, The New York Times, April 30.
Behrens, Edward. “’A curatorial masterclass’ - the 59th Venice Biennale, reviewed” , Apollo, April 29.
Rea, Naomi. “The Venice Biennale Power List: Here Is Every Gallery Representing an Artist at the 59th Edition of the Venice Biennale”, Artnet News, April 18.
Gordon, Leah. PÓTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince. New York, NY: Pioneer Works Press.

2021
D’Arcy, David. “Haitian artists show in Miami but worry about home”, The Art Newspaper, November 29.
Pietroni, David Guido. “Haitian Artist Myrlande Constant Joins Fort Gansevort in New York”, The Arts Insider, November 29.
Juste, André. “Myrlande Constant: Marshaling the Underworld”, Haiti Liberte, November 24.
Solomon, Tessa. “Myrlande Constant, Maker of Mesmerizing Voudou Flags, Has Joined Fort Gansevort”, ARTnews, November 24.

2017                
Flores, Tatiana, and Michelle Ann Stephens, eds. Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

2015                
Transformative Visions: Works by Haitian Artists from the Permanent Collection.
Coral Gables, Florida: Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

2014                
Haïti: Deux Siécles de Création Artistique. Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux.

2012                
Farquharson, Alex, and Leah Gordon. Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou. Nottingham:
Nottingham Contemporary Gallery.

2011                
Contemporary Haitian Textiles: Artists, Edgar, Jean-Baptiste Jean Joseph, Kongo La Wouze, Myrlande Constant. Miami, FL: Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance.
Cosentino, Donald. "Baby on the Blender: a Visual History of Catastrophe in Haiti." Small Axe: a Caribbean Journal of Criticism, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

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