Edouard Duval-Carrié is an internationally acclaimed artist. His accolades include: • Ellies’s Top Award • Chevalier De L’Ordre Des Arts et Des Lettres, France • US Artists Award • Cultural Consortium – Visual Arts Fellow • Southern Arts Federation Visual Art Fellow Edouard Duval-Carrié was born in Port-au-Prince. His family emigrated to Puerto Rico while he was a child during the François Duvalier regime. Duval-Carrié studied at the Université de Montréal and McGill University in Canada before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola College, Montréal in 1978. He later attended the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, from 1988 to 1989. He resided in France for many years and currently lives in Miami, Florida. ``I didn't want to go back to Haiti because of the political turmoil there. I have two kids,`` he explains. Instead he resides among Miami's substantial Haitian immigrant population and maintains cultural ties to his homeland. His works have been exhibited in Europe and the Americas.