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DARLY'S Golden PALLET
Darly Raphael was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.At an early age, Darly's school teachers detected her natural gift for drawing from comic book,reproducing magazine picture. At the catholic school (FSA) ST Francois d'Asise, were she became well-known for her coloring and crafts like flowers, decorative pillow,totes bag that became her small business later one, and selling them too local market in Haiti. She started with her painting in a professional way in 1990 under the encouragement of other artists friend.Darly enrolled in at the Ecole (National des Arts),Haiti's National Art School, and left after 2 yrs because of political problem in the country at the time, she did participate in some exhibit and had some solo exhibit as well, she continue with her painting wile going to college for business administration.
In 1998 she immigrated to the US, where she has reconnected with many of her artist friends and has continued to paint. Darly's painting is best described as neo-spiritual, surrealism, the pallet of purple and blue back grounds dominate her art.She consider her self as a self taught artist. She got her inspiration source of the ancient concept of beauty and dignity of the human body, with heroic nude figures corresponding to her classical ideal and her study from old and new Masters as Raphael, Rodin, Michelangelo, Anibal, Salvador Dali and the spiritual and metaphysical life of Darly required new transformation, and demonstrate to the observer the emotional intensity of painting is felt within in her new attention for using the real pallet to illuminate her art, in the unfinished portion of the figure in motion, it's a new way for seeing and thinking creatively, most of her work were conceived and executed in large scale to feet the contrast and the grace of the pallet, she consider her new style a real adventure of a life time and a legacy that provide her with endless creativity for painting for many yrs, she also design local dress Karabela, she did participate in many exhibit, and continue to improve her new style,she had recently participate in an exhibit(Hope Spring Eternal)"A rebirth of Haiti through Art" to help the people in her country in Haiti after the earthquake's devastation, she want to use her art work to help the needy as much as possible, her root and the journey of her life emanate in her painting.