Garden of Eden

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    ARTISAN: Michée Ramil Remy
    Discover the art of cut metal with Doug Lapp, buyer for Ten Thousand Villages

    Michée Ramil Remy was born on June 26, 1970, in the village of Croix des Bouquets. He learned the cut metal craft from his step-father Gabriel Bien-Aimé, one of Haiti’s most famous artists.

    Over the years, Michée worked to perfect his art, developing a unique and highly personalized style, easily differentiated from others in its attention to detail. Michée had a special fondness for including birds in his creations, even depicting them playing with fish under water in his marine designs.

    In the same way that he was instructed by Mr. Bien-Aimé, Michée taught many young artisans in Croix des Bouquets, continuing a legacy of creative tradition. Truly more an artist than an artisan, he earned international acclaim and realized great success in the sale of his work. A gentle, quiet man, Michée had a warm and genuine smile for anyone he met. Sadly, after a lengthy struggle with chronic illness, he died in Croix des Bouquets on March 11, 2012 at age 41.

    He is remembered as a national treasure.

    This item is delivered by common carrier truck. please be sure to choose a delivery address that has truck access. If you have questions, please call Customer Service.

    • Cut metal
    • 71Lx25H inches
    • Made in Haiti

    UPC Code: 732919467307

    Oversized shipping charges will apply. Item is not eligible for free shipping promotions.

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    Comite Artisanal Haitien

    Comite Artisanal HaitienThe nonprofit CAH, Comité Artisanal Haitien or Haitian Committee of Artisans, markets and exports crafts made by Haitian artisans, cooperatives and craft groups. Read more.

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