BARBARA PREZEAU STEPHENSON internationally recognized multidisciplinary artist, working between France and Canada.
Born in 1965 in Port-au-Prince, she exhibits in several museums around the world such as the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), in California, the Wallach Art Gallery of Columbia University, in New York, the FROST art Museum, in Miami, the Portland Museum of Art, the Delaware Museum, the Monterey Museum in California, the Museum of Modern Art in San Diego, the Grand Palais Museum in Paris, the Museum of Haitian Art and MUPANAH. She participates in the Biennials of Havana, Dakar, Venice, Mercosur.
Parallel to her artistic creation, Barbara Prézeau Stephenson is engaged within the Caribbean cultural community. She created the AfricAméricA Foundation in Haiti (1999). The cultural center of the same name, now transformed into the Georges Liautaud Community Museum located in the heart of the Artistic Village of Noailles in Croix-des-Bouquets.
From 2000, she created the Transcultural Forum for Contemporary Art in Haiti. In Canada she is a member of the DAWA Collective. We owe her numerous articles and books on contemporary art from the Caribbean and Haiti, as well as two essays in the field of the economics of culture and cultural heritage.
Barbara Prézeau Stephenson is today a reference of Contemporary Caribbean Art, her works are part of the main collections of this region of the world.
Currently, Barbara Prezeau Stephenson is recepender of the Research and Creation Grant Program of the Canada Council for the Arts