Francoise Jean Oil Painting “Haiti Children Playing”
Born in Les Anglais on June 2,1953, Francoise started drawing at an early age. In 1968, one year after moving to Port au Prince, she met Petion Savain, her neighbor and started working with him until his death in 1973. Francoise, then worked with the talented Jean Richard Coachy. One of her paintings was purchased to represent “The International year of Children” by the FAO in Germany. When asked why she only paints children, she simply replies, “children are my source of inspiration”. Her work has been exhibited around the world and well regarded by many collectors.