1973 Born 20 February in Jacmel, Haiti
1994 – Hotel La Jacmelienne where I first met Jonathan Demme who bought several of my painting. Featured in his book ISLAND ON FIRE with a foreward by Edwidge Danticat
Exhibitions of papier mache sculptures
Director/Founder of the mascarade group LA PAIX en 1990 a 1998
2000-2004 Founding member and Artistic Director of KAY (kominote Atis Yo)
2004 -2007 – Director of CFAJ - Jacmel Center for Training in the Arts
Awards and Recognition:
2000 *1st Prize for the Carnival Theme: Famous people of the 20th Century
2007*1st Place for the Lionel Simonis Prize Vampire
2007 *1st Place – Minister of Culture of Jacmel
the same mask won two awards
2007 – Musée d’ethnographie de Genève , Switzerland Exhibition: Le vodou, un art de vivre
from December 5th 2007 to August 31, 2008 - Opened in Geneva and has traveled throughout Europe. Didier was commissioned to create a representation of the ceremony of Bois-Caiman, which in 1791 launched the slave revolt in the island of Santo Domingo – BOUMAN & FATIMA – larger than life figures.
2009 – Werewolf – commissioned by La Paix de Jacmel to create this figure for them
2010 – NYC Halloween Parade – Masks and Costumes
2007 – Workshop papier mache - BROOKWOOD SCHOOL in GLOUSCESTER, Mass
2007 – Conference on Haiti at MONSSERAT COLLEGE, Boston, Mass
2007 – SANTA FE, New MEXICO at the FOLK ART MARKET
2010 Weslyan University, Middletown. CT – November 1-6
2010 Brown University, Providence, RI – November 8-10
2007 – The Papier Mache Tradition of Jacmel Monsserat College, Boston
1990 – Group exhibition of paintings at LFAGO in Jacmel
1994 April – May Chamber of Commerce, Port-au-Prince
1995 1994 – First One-Man Exhibition in Jacmel
1996 Three murals
1997 – February : Exhibition organized by the Alliance of Jacmel on the occasion of Carnival.
1997 – May: Exhibition organized by the Alliance of Jacmel and the Cultural Center - in the public library of Jacmel
2002 – November – Invitational by the University of Notre Dame Haiti, organized by l’UNDH(universite Notre dame d’Haiti)
2003- 2004 FOSAJ (Fondation Sant d’Art jacmel)
May exhibiiton at the Hotel Florita of jacmel Vodou Riche,Chicago
2006 et 2007 - Two installations at CFAJ dedicated to two deceased artists from Jacmel – Jean Rony David and Lionel Simonis, two pioneers in the art of paper mache.
2007 – Novembre Exhibition at Seattle Central Community College, Seattle WA.
2008 JAC-MEL-ANGE - Organized by The Alliance Francais in Jacmel.