Florine Demosthene

Florine Demosthene is an educator, designer, artist and global citizen. Demosthene was born in United States and raised between Port-au-Prince, Haiti and New York, earning her BFA from Parsons the New School for Design in New York and her MFA from Hunter College, City University of New York. She has exhibited extensively in group and solo exhibitions throughout the USA, Caribbean, UK, Europe and West Africa, with recent solo shows including The Burst, Nafasi Art Space Gallery, Dar es Salaam (2016), The Capture, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg (2015) and GET AZZMATIZED!, Case à Léo, Fondation Clément, Martinique. Demosthene is a recipient of the Arts Moves Africa Mobility Grant (2015) and of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant (2011). Her work was featured in the premiere issue of Arc, a magazine dedicated to highlighting emerging and established Caribbean artists. She is also a 2012 Keyholder resident at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York City and was a Guest Artist for the 2014 Dakar Biennale.