Louisiane St. Fleurant was born in 1924 in Petit-Trou-de-Nippes. She was one of the founding members of the celebrated Saint-Soleil community of artists in Soisson-la-Montagne, and was known for her clay sculptures as well as her paintings. She was the mother of Saint-Soleil artists Magda Magloire, Ramphis Magloire and the late Stivenson Magloire. Louisiane St. Fleurant passed away on June 1st, 2005.
Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France This is a must see place if you go to the Normandy "D-Day" Beaches and U.S. Memorial Cemetery. It was not bombed during WWII, when everything was being blasted . . . a great experience!
Saint Soleil. Soleil means Sun in French. A beautiful washed rind cheese from Burgundy. Produced by Herve Mons. Cheese is washed with Marc de Bourgogne a French spirit made from using the leftover pulp, skin & seeds from the winemaking process. The cheese is washed twice a day developing the orange color that you see in the B-linens (naturally occurring bacteria) that are attracted to the type of environment that is on the surface of the cheese . B-linens are also responsible for the…
Prosper Pierre-Louis (1947–1997), was a Haitian artist, painter; and one of the main contributors to the local school of the Saint Soleil art movement. His paintings depicting mystical Vodou Loas and spirits are especially noteworthy. Pierre-Louis was born on October 12, 1947, in Bainet, near Jacmel, Haiti.