Chery, Jacques-Richard (February 2, 1928)
Jacques-Richard Chery was born in Cap-Haitian. Chery was a barber and painted as well.
Moved to Port-au-Prince in 1951 on the advice of his friend Philome Obin. He joined galerie Issa where he worked for many years.
His works were so popular that major magazines published them including Vogue and the Times. He exhibited in London (1969), Spoleto (1970), Modena (1981), New York, Milwaukee, Berlin (1979), Paris (1980, 1988, & 1990). His paintings have been sold through Sotheby’s Auction House in New York. His later paintings are very colorful and contained humorous subjects.
Nadal, Marie-Jose and Gerald Bloncourt. 1986. La Peinture Haitienne, Haitian Arts. Paris: Editions Nathan.
Alexis Gerald Peintres Haitiens Editions Cercle d’Art Paris 2000.