Dieudonne Cedor

Dieudonne Cedor

Haiti
    Biography

    Dieudonné Cédor (1925 – September 27, 2010) was a Haitian painter. Born in Anse-à-Veau, Cédor had his work displayed around the world, with exhibits in Guatemala (1951), Mexico (1952), Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands (1968), Miami (1969), Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama. In 1967, he painted a mural for the Port-au-Prince International Airport. In 1953, he was awarded Haiti's Labor Department exhibition prize and, in 1957, the Grand Work Prize of the Haitian Office of Tourism.,Cedor joined the centre d'art in 1947. He became a teacher the following year and even served as a member of the board of directors Co Founder of the "Foyer des Arts Plastiques". Cedor has exhibited his work all over the world. From 1969, his work has been shown in Miami, Columbia, Venezuela, and Panama etc. In 1967 he executed with fellow artist Jean Nehemy, a mural at the then Francois Duvalier International Airport in Port-au-Prince. Considered by many as one of the greatest living Haitian artists, His work is on permanent display at the museum of Haitian art at St Pierre college in Port-Au-Prince. He was one of the late president Nixon's favorite Haitian artists.