The backgrounds of these two artists are just two examples of the rich cultural diversity that fuels the work of creative people in Rhode Island
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.”
― Og Mandino
Haitian Heritage and the Musée d’Art Haitien
Nixon Leger (nix-on) was Born on August 11th, 1977 in Belle – Anse, Haiti .
In the year of 1984, Nixon attended high school in Port-au-Prince. At a very tender age, he began drawing on all of his notebooks, books, and other supports. This practice of amature Art soon blossomed into a passion. In 1998, Nixon received his first artistic course from an Artist named Casimir Joseph. This initial encounter with mister Joseph, motivated him to further explore his talent in the world of Art. In the year of 2000, Nixon earned full admission to the National School Of Arts of Haiti (ENARTS). In 2003, he began giving art lessons at Mission Episcopal of Haiti, College St. Matthias (Cherudan), the School of Art of Leoganes (Dokreis), and Bryant School (La Plaine, Marin).
Nixion currently resides in the United States.